Author Greg Sleter
Lowe’s is partnering with the National Football League and will carry more than 10,000 licensed NFL-branded items online that are positioned at fans who are tailgating or watching games at home.
Rich Krause is no stranger to C-suite level positions. Prior to joining Capital Brands, the parent company of Nutribullet, in August of 2018, Krause had held the CEO spot at a number of companies including Confluence Outdoor, a supplier of premium kayaks, canoes and related products; and FeraDyne Outdoors, a supplier of various outdoor products.
Consumer beverages are no stranger to Bryan Welsh. Since 2005, he has held several key positions within PepsiCo, which now owns SodaStream. These include senior director of category management, sales, strategy & planning at PepsiCo Canada and vp/gm of a Pepsi-Starbucks North American coffee partnership.
Named to his current position at Spectrum Brands in early 2019, Dave Albert is no stranger to the company nor the consumer products marketplace. At Spectrum, he has held a variety of executive positions including vp/international with the company’s Hardware & Home Improvement Division and vp/gm of Canada and Asia Pacific.
When walking the housewares aisles of a BJ’s Wholesale Club, the retailer remains focused on offering its shoppers a branded product assortment that is focused on current day hot products that are priced at a value.
Following the launch of its Souspreme Multi Pot this past spring, Fissler has augmented pricing of the unit while boosting its recipe development in an effort to further engage with consumers, company officials said.
Best Buy continues to be lauded for its assortment of floor care and home environment products due largely to the retailer’s on-going commitment to carry items that showcase new technology as part of an effort to help consumers easily maintain a clean and healthy home.
Lodge Cast Iron has acquired Portland-based cast iron cookware manufacturer, Finex.
A variety of housewares and home products are included on a list of items that will see a 10% tariff delayed until mid-December, documents from the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) show.
Kohl’s is teaming with Facebook to launch Curated By Kohl’s, a selection of products from emerging brands that will initially be available in 50 Kohl’s stores beginning in October.
J.C. Penney plans to pursue a reverse stock split of its common stock in an effort to meet the New York Stock Exchange’s listing criteria.
Maintaining a high level of health and wellness is an obsession for many consumers and retailers today continue to develop new ways to attract shoppers to their stores while also differentiating from their competition.