Friedrich Advances Smart Air Conditioner Lineup

At the 2019 National Hardware Show, Friedrich Air Conditioning Co. unveiled its updated and expanded Wi-Fi-enabled room air conditioner product lineup.

Newell Q1 Sales Down, Net Loss Grows

First quarter sales at Newell Brands were down as the company also reported a net loss for the quarter ended March 31.

Bialetti Reinforces Aeternum Cookware

Bialetti, which is distributed in the U.S. by Bradshaw Home, has improved its signature Aeternum non-stick ceramic cookware and is bringing the newest version of the line to the market.

Trudeau Introduces New Metal Safe Kitchen Tools

Trudeau has introduced a new collection of metal safe kitchen tools. Included in the collection are various sized spatulas, turners, ladles, whisks, a pizza cutter, citrus reamer, basting brush and other specialty tools.

LSA International Introduces Recycled Canopy Glassware

LSA International has introduced the Canopy collection of handmade, recycled glassware.

Riedel Launches Drink Specific Glassware Collection

Riedel has launched its Bar Drink Specific Glassware collection at retail. The collection was created in collaboration with spirits specialist Zane Harris, who is known for his mixology at bars such as Dutch Kills, Maison Premiere and Rob Roy.

South Shore Recalls Libra Chests

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, furnishings manufacturer South Shore Furniture has recalled its Libra style three-drawer chests due to tip-over and entrapment hazards.

Dorel Navigates Changing Market Conditions In Q1

In the first quarter, as home division revenues continued to gain, Dorel Industries recorded a net loss of $8.3 million, or 26 cents per diluted share, versus $4.7 million, or 14 per cents per diluted share, in the year-before period.

Mark Feldstein Readies Holiday Season Lineup

The holiday season already has begun for Mark Feldstein & Associates, which has released new home decor items suitable for merry making.

Igloo Recalls Marine Elite Coolers

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Igloo Products has recalled its Marine Elite Coolers. The cooler’s stainless-steel latch can automatically lock when the lid is closed, allowing a person to become locked inside the air tight container, posing entrapment and suffocation hazards.

Vericool Launches Ohana Recyclable Cooler

At a time when the beach is considered not only in terms of summer fun but also global pollution problems, Vericool has launched a recyclable and biodegradable cooler for consumers.

NPD: Office Organization Products Key Sales Driver In Storage Category

The start of the year is traditionally a time when consumers look to clean up from the holidays and get better organized at home.

Dallas Market Center Unveils Lifestyle Campaign

The Dallas Market Center has unveiled a new lifestyle campaign, featuring the market center’s recently refreshed branding, as well as a new tagline: “Inspiration Starts Here.”

Las Vegas Market Refreshes Furniture Exhibitor Lineup

Furniture resources at the Summer Las Vegas Market are getting a boost from seven relocating, expanding and renewing home furnishings showrooms, according to event host International Market Centers.

Emerald Expositions Names Shankland CEO

Emerald Expositions, parent company of NY Now, said its board of directors has appointed Sally Shankland to the position of president and CEO. Shankland will assume her new role on June 1, 2019 and will remain a member of the company’s board of directors.

Williams-Sonoma Named To Fortune 500 List

Williams-Sonoma has been named to the Fortune 500 list for the first time in the company’s history.

Lowe’s Acquires Retail Analytics Platform

Lowe’s is accelerating its technology capabilities and focus on driving strong retail fundamentals by acquiring the Retail Analytics platform from Boomerang Commerce.