Breville has launched the 3X Bluicer Pro and is touting the kitchen appliance’s versatility as a blender and juicer combination. The company is encouraging consumers to get “bluicing,” by mixing fresh juice with fresh blends using the same appliance.
The companies of Shur-Line, Bulldog, and World and Main, which markets the Comfort Zone brand of home environment appliances, are changing their name to H2 Brands Group, bringing together as one the offerings of the three divisions plus the new acquisition of Craig Electronics.
Jura has promoted David Shull to evp/marketing and communications. Shull previously held the role of svp/sales and marketing. He reports to Richard Boynton, who was recently named chairman of the board and CEO of the company.
iRobot is partnering with IFTTT, the integration and discovery platform, to enable new embedded smart home integrations. The companies will work to let customers more easily integrate devices and services, like smart thermostats, lighting and home security, directly within the iRobot Home app.
Jura has expanded its senior management going into 2020. According to the company, Richard Boynton, who previously held the post of president, has been appointed to the new position of CEO and chairman of the board.
Helen of Troy has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Drybar Products, which includes the Drybar trademark and other intellectual property assets associated with Drybar’s products, as well as certain related production assets and working capital.
Jura is rolling out an updated version of its E8 automatic coffee machine. According to the company, the latest version of the coffeemaker is intended for greater ease of use and an expanded variety of specialties. It also features new design elements to enhance its look.
Tristar Products and SharkNinja Operating LLC are intensifying a legal dispute related to electric pressure cookers developed and marketed by the companies.
Instant Brands and Drop have teamed up to launch an Instant Pot recipe app on Drop’s smart kitchen recipe platform. The partnership brings quick and healthy recipes to Instant Brands appliance owners.
Bissell is promoting its new CrossWave Cordless Max multi-surface floor cleaner as a holiday helper, given that it can simultaneously vacuum and wash up seasonal messes at the same time.