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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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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).

GoPure Develops Portable Water Purifier

GoPure has developed a portable water purifier, the GoPure Pod, which the company will debut at the upcoming NY Now market in New York City.

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.

Sparkling Water Makers Drive SodaStream Q2 Sales Growth

Second quarter revenue for SodaStream was up more than 31% as strong growth in sparkling water maker units were cited by company officials as a key driver of sales.

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.

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.

Mauviel Adds Culinary School, Store To French Factory

Mauviel 1830 is opening In Situ 1830, a culinary laboratory, and a store within the campus of the company’s factory.

All-Clad Gears Up For D3 Ovenware Collection Launch

All-Clad is gearing up for the launch of a new ovenware line in its d3 cookware collection this fall.

All-Clad Gears Up For D3 Ovenware Collection Launch

All-Clad is gearing up for the launch of a new ovenware line in its d3 cookware collection this fall.

Ombré Collection Debuts From Le Creuset

Le Creuset has debuted its new Ombré collection of cookware. The products, which are limited edition, are available in pink, blue and gray colorways.

Ototo To Debut New Gadgets At NY Now

Ototo will debut several new kitchenware designs at the upcoming NY Now market, August 12 to 15.

Frieling Introduces Cilio Slate Serving Boards

Frieling has introduced three new Cilio slate serving boards, which are designed for presentations of cheese, fruit, nuts, crackers, appetizers and finger foods.

Peugeot Expands Glassware Assortment

Peugeot has expanded its housewares lineup with the launch of the Paris Bouquet glassware collection.

Frieling Adds Leonardo Glassware Distribution

Frieling has entered into a partnership with Germany-based glassware manufacturer Leonardo to distribute the company’s glassware items to retailers in the U.S.

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.

Desks, TV Stands Staging Design Revival At Las Vegas Market

Trending designs at the summer Las Vegas Market include desks and TV stands, which are staging a comeback both in terms of fashion and function.

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 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.

New Resources Highlighted Strong Summer Las Vegas Market

Buyers from the U.S. and around the globe attending the summer Las Vegas Market had 54 new permanent showrooms, several major expansions, nearly 150 new-to-market exhibitors and numerous show-only specials to engage them with product introductions, trending designs and West Coast exclusives, said show host International Market Centers.

Next eRetailer Summit Focused On Building Home Program

Representatives from several e-commerce brands are set to network with a diverse range of home improvement suppliers at the third annual Home Improvement eRetailer Summit, set for November 7-9 at the Hotel Monaco, here.

eBay Brings Akron Entrepreneurs To New York City

As part of an entrepreneurship promotion, eBay is taking over concept retailer The New Stand in New York City to bring a collection of new and unique products developed in Akron, OH.

Marshalls Promotes Wedding Gift Alternatives

According to Marshalls, one in three engaged couples are planning non-traditional weddings, signaling cultural shifts nationally, and demonstrating a propensity for the kind of gifting surprises its stores offer.

Tractor Supply Promotes Barbarick To COO

Tractor Supply Company has promoted Steve Barbarick to president, chief operating officer and Rob Mills to evp/chief technology, digital commerce and strategy officer, both effective immediately.