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Electrolux Unveils Cordless Vacuum

Electrolux has unveiled a cordless vacuum cleaner, which the company said combines the performance of a traditional vacuum cleaner with the utility of a stick vacuum.

Fitbit Launches Charge 3 Fitness Tracker

Fitbit has launched its Charge 3 fitness tracker, which features the company’s most advanced sensor and algorithm technology in a tracker, the company said.

Bluewater Names Urban Drinking Water Challenge Winners

Bluewater Group, Imagine H2O and 11th Hour Racing have named the 2018 winners of the Urban Drinking Water Challenge. The challenge is a global innovation competition to deploy and scale decentralized drinking water solutions for fast-growing, water-scarce cities.

Fitbit Launches Charge 3 Fitness Tracker

Fitbit has launched its Charge 3 fitness tracker, which features the company’s most advanced sensor and algorithm technology in a tracker, the company said.

Newell Brands To Sell Goody Products To ACON

Newell Brands has signed a definitive agreement to sell Goody Products, a manufacturer of hair styling tools and accessories, to a fund managed by ACON Investments, a private equity investment firm.

Clarisonic Introduces Mia Connected Skin Care Tools

Clarisonic has introduced two new skin care tools, the Mia Smart, featuring Bluetooth connectivity, and Mia Prima.

Bluewater Names Urban Drinking Water Challenge Winners

Bluewater Group, Imagine H2O and 11th Hour Racing have named the 2018 winners of the Urban Drinking Water Challenge. The challenge is a global innovation competition to deploy and scale decentralized drinking water solutions for fast-growing, water-scarce cities.

LG Launches North American Artificial Intelligence Lab

LG Electronics has established a major new Artificial Intelligence (AI) research lab in North America in collaboration with the University of Toronto.

CTA Projects Smart Home A Key Growth Category In 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI), voice-recognition technology and fast connectivity will help spur overall U.S. consumer technology industry revenue to $377 billion in retail revenues in 2018, a 6% increase, according to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).

Keurig Q2 Sales Flat

Second quarter sales in the Keurig Green Mountain division of Keurig Dr Pepper were flat but adjusted operating income grew.

Newell Q2 Sales Fall As Concerns About Tariffs Grow

Second quarter sales at Newell Brands were down as company officials pinned the decrease on the closing of Toys ‘R Us and inventory destocking in the office superstore segment.

Hamilton Beach Sales Up, Net Loss Grows

Second quarter sales at the Hamilton Beach Brands Holding Company were up, but the company reported an overall net loss that was largely attributable to the Kitchen Collection retail division.

Electrolux Unveils Cordless Vacuum

Electrolux has unveiled a cordless vacuum cleaner, which the company said combines the performance of a traditional vacuum cleaner with the utility of a stick vacuum.

Electrolux Divests Commercial Vacuum Cleaner Businesses

Electrolux has divested its U.S.-based commercial and central vacuum cleaner businesses in North America, including the brands Sanitaire and Beam. The company said the decision is in line with the strategy of its business area Home Care & SDA to focus on global brands and product categories.

Neato Advances Botvac Connected Capabilities

Neato Robotics has launched a software update introducing multiple floor plan mapping and quick boost charging for its Botvac D7 Connected robotic vacuum.

Cangshan Reinforces Cutlery Lines With X-7 Steel

Cangshan Cutlery has added X-7, a 67-layer Damascus steel, for its J Series and Z Series knives.

Meyer Renames Ayesha Curry Line, Adds New Color

Meyer U.S. has renamed the Ayesha Curry housewares brand to Ayesha.

Meyer Touts Anolon ‘Cooking With Squares’ Collection

Meyer Corp. has introduced a new square-shaped cookware line to the Anolon Advanced collection, dubbed “cooking with squares.”

Epoca Gains Financing For Tasty Housewares Line

Epoca International has received additional funding for its Walmart-exclusive Tasty Housewares product line, according to Tiger Capital Group.

Cangshan Reinforces Cutlery Lines With X-7 Steel

Cangshan Cutlery has added X-7, a 67-layer Damascus steel, for its J Series and Z Series knives.

Lifetime Brands Readies Chef’n Tools For Growing Greens

Lifetime Brands has tapped into consumer interest in growing ingredients at home with the new Chef’n Sprouter and Microgreen Grower.

Vandor Acquired By Bioworld Merchandising

Vandor, a design and distribution company that creates licensed home products including drinkware, kitchenware, home décor and sculpted collectibles, has been acquired by Bioworld Merchandising. Bioworld Merchandising delivers licensed apparel and accessories for entertainment brands.

S’Well, Out Of Print Partner On New Bottle Collection

S’well and Out of Print, a maker of literature-themed apparel and accessories, have partnered on a limited edition hydration bottle collection dressed in iconic literary works.

Kirkland’s To Debut Exclusive Rae Dunn Collection

Kirkland’s is launching an exclusive collection from Rae Dunn that will feature a variety of tabletop and home decorative items. The line will debut in stores and online August 17.

Victor Expands Sit/Stand Desk Topper Line

With health-conscious consumers driving interest in new ways to approach daily tasks, Victor Technology is expanding its sit/stand desk topper line so customers don’t have to purchase all new equipment.

Dorel Home Division Q2 Sales Down Slightly

Dorel Industries posted a net loss in the second quarter with home division revenues down, while operating profit and net income slightly gained.

Style Gyrations Enliven Summer Las Vegas Market

Style has become an increasingly important element in mass-market furniture, and it’s evolution drove a lot of what buyers saw at the Summer Las Vegas Market, the expansion of farmhouse looks.

Full Circle Introduces Ziptuck Lunch Totes

Full Circle has introduced Ziptuck lunch totes. The designs are inspired by STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) curriculum, and include Space, STEM and Girl Heroes.

So Young To Showcase New Lunch Totes At NY Now

So Young will showcase its latest lunch tote designs at the upcoming summer NY Now market. 

NY Now Names Accent On Design Winners

NY Now has named the winners of its Accent on Design Awards, which recognizes product design excellence, innovation and creativity among the show’s Accent on Design exhibitors.

Dallas Market Center Adds Tragant As Creative Director

The Dallas Market Center has named Guillermo Tragant to the newly created position of creative director.

NY Now Reveals Best New Product Award Winners

NY Now has revealed the Best New Product winners for the summer market. According to show organizers, the awards recognize and celebrate some of the top new product designs from exhibitors across the market.

Tuesday Morning Q4 Sales Grow, Net Loss Shrinks

Fiscal year fourth quarter sales at Tuesday Morning were up year-over-year as the company reported a gain in comparable store sales and a smaller net loss than the same quarter of the previous year.

Survey: Consumers Favor Ikea, Ace Store Experiences

According to a survey fielded by Market Force, Ikea is the favorite home furnishings retailer among consumers in the U.S. while Ace Hardware is their favorite home improvement chain.

Conn’s Kicks Off Virginia Store Opening Push

Conn’s has developed a new store in Virginia Beach, VA, as part of a multi-store opening initiative in the state.