Author Matthew Kramer
Cuisinart has introduced the CompleteChef, an all-in-one food processor cooker designed to enhance the multifunctional, home cooking experience.
Imports rose to unexpected high levels this summer and may have hit a new record as the U.S. economy continues to reopen and retailers stock up for the holiday season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
Uncanny Brands is adding new products to its licensed appliance line, featuring the Star Wars fan favorite the Child, from the hit Disney+ series, “The Mandalorian.”
Bed Bath & Beyond has expanded its relationship with Google Cloud through a multi-year collaboration that will accelerate its omni-always transformation, enabling the company to better serve customers in a digital-first environment. To perform this work, Deloitte will also serve as strategic transformation services partner.
Taking a new design approach, Keurig has launched its new platform, Brew the Love Collaborations, which celebrates some of the brand’s biggest fans through partnerships to design their own Keurig collection. For its first-ever collaboration, Keurig partnered with designer Jonathan Adler, on a limited edition, boldly designed K-Mini Brewer with matching mug and K-Cup pod canister.
Overstock has opened a new fulfillment center in Fontana, California, in partnership with UPS Supply Chain Services. The new fulfillment center further aligns Overstock’s logistical footprint with key customers, significantly improving shipping speed, providing more accurate delivery estimates as well as a quicker port to warehouse process.
Capresso has launched an online Iced Tea Sip & Save feature that shows how much consumers can save by conveniently brewing custom iced tea at home with its Iced Tea Maker versus buying it ready-made or at a café.
Electrolux has appointed Carsten Franke as its new evp/chief operations officer. Heading the group’s global operations function, he will be responsible for pursuing efficiencies of scale and digitalization throughout the value chain.
Amazon continues to provide opportunities for regular full-time and part-time jobs in its fulfillment and logistics network, and is hiring an additional 100,000 people throughout the U.S. and Canada on top of the 33,000 corporate and technology jobs announced last week.
StoreBound, makers of the Dash kitchen electrics brand, has named Claybourne Elder as the brand’s new director of content and brand community.
Newell Brands has elected Jay Johnson, evp/chief financial officer and treasurer of Lamar Advertising Company, to the company’s board of directors, effective September 8. He will serve as a member of the audit committee.
Bed Bath & Beyond has appointed Juan Guerrero as svp/chief supply chain officer, effective immediately. Guerrero will report directly to COO and president of buybuy Baby, John Hartmann, and be responsible for leading the transformation and optimization of the company’s global supply chain network.