Keurig Launches K-Duo Coffeemaker Line

Keurig Dr. Pepper has launched a new line of Keurig-branded coffeemakers that combine single-serve and drip coffee functionality in one unit.

Spectrum Brands Names Smeltser CFO

Spectrum Brands Holdings has named Jeremy Smeltser as the company’s new evp/chief financial officer. He replaces Doug Martin and reports to David Maura, the company’s chairman and CEO.

Betty Bossi To Ship Pastry Wonderbox

Betty Bossi will ship its pastry Wonderbox, and additional selections from its kitchenware assortment, later this month.

Cooks Innovations Launches Countertop Glide Mats

Cooks Innovations has launched Glide Mats, which are designed to help consumers slide bulky countertop appliances. 

LifeFuels Debuts Smart Nutrition Bottle

LifeFuels has launched its new smart nutrition bottle, which is said to integrate a three-part hydration system.

Alessi Gains Capital From Investor

Alessi has entered into a partnership agreement with the English fund Oakley, as of August 28. The partnership enables Oakley to acquire 40% of the capital of Alessi and become a minority shareholder of the company.

Eureka Ergonomic Furniture Inks Deal With True Value

Eureka Ergonomic, a designer and manufacturer of office accessories and industrial products, has entered a new supplier agreement with True Value that covers kitchen carts, height-adjustable workbenches and bench accessories, racking systems and other products.

Studio Designs Acquires Artograph

Studio Designs has acquired two product lines and intellectual property of Artograph, a company that is focused on producing electric devices for art and related projects.

Dorel Debuting Pet, Gamer Brands At High Point

For the upcoming Fall High Point Market, Dorel Home will introduce two new branded product lines that address the market trends for pets and gamers.

iTouchless Named A Fastest Growing Company

iTouchless has received an Inc. 5,000 Fastest-Growing Companies award. It ranked number 2,776 on the 5,000 fastest growing companies list, iTouchless stated.

Evercare Relaunches Home, Pet Lint Rollers

Evercare has relaunched its Extra Sticky Lint Rollers for its Pet Collection and Extreme Stick Lint Roller Home Collection with new branding, product design and packaging.

Kuhn Rikon Launches Wave Kitchen Storage Collection

Kuhn Rikon has introduced the Wave Collection, a new line of cleaning and storage solutions for the kitchen and pantry.…

IMC Boosts Main Street Resources For High Point

International Market Centers’ Main Street properties, Furniture Plaza, Plaza Suites and National Furniture Market, will feature expanding and relocating showrooms for the Fall High Point Market, running October 19 to 23.

Forty One Madison Reveals New Website

Forty One Madison has launched a revamped website. According to the company, the site, which remains as, will have a new, modern interface, making it easier for visitors to navigate.

High Point Prepares Programs For Fall Market

The High Point Market Authority will host educational and social programming at its pop-up meeting place, The Point, during the Fall High Point Market, October 19 to 23.

NRF: Retail Sales Up In August

Retail sales were up 0.4% in August seasonally adjusted from July and up 4.6% unadjusted year-over-year, reported the National Retail Federation. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants.

Cost Plus World Market Launches Downton Abbey Collection

Cost Plus World Market has teamed with NBCUniversal in the development of a limited edition line of licensed products for the Downton Abbey collection.