Smartmi has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its Smartmi Air Purifier. The new air cleaner monitors and analyzes indoor air quality, cleans air automatically and features a three-stage filter system with antimicrobial and antiviral coating.
Slightly more than 18 months after being acquired by global beverage giant PepsiCo in a deal valued at $3.2 billion, SodaStream is enjoying expansion in sales of its consumer home carbonation products, including carbonation machines, CO2 cartridges, syrups, concentrates and other water flavorings.
Jura’s coffee accessories and care products are now a major growth category for the brand. The company offers more than 20 SKUs, including milk containers and coolers, frothers and frothing accessories, cup warmers, accessory drawers, care and cleaning products, and Smart Connect, which allows select Jura automatic coffee machines to be operated from a smartphone or tablet via a free app.
During the second quarter of 2020, Newell Brands continued to experience COVID-19 related disruption to its business. However, the company said it saw top line improvement throughout the quarter, and its appliances and cookware segment remained relatively steady and saw an increase in core sales during the quarter.
The public’s growing health concern over airborne pathogens in confined interior spaces can now be addressed with a new air sanitizer designed specifically to neutralize germs, bacteria and viruses in the air. The Remington Airetrex 365 Air Sanitizer, made by Pinnacle Climate Technologies, uses short-wave ultraviolet light, or UV-C, to destroy pathogens as air flows through the unit.
Capresso, one of the first companies to tap into the burgeoning craft coffee movement, is marking its 25th anniversary this year with an expanded assortment of differentiated products and continuing commitment to helping consumers capture the coffee shop experience at home.
Michael Todd Beauty, which offers the Soniclear brand of sonic facial cleansing brushes, is planning to launch a line of Clarisonic-compatible replacement brushes. The company said the move is in response to retail partners and Clarisonic users reaching out for replacement brushes following L’Oreal’s decision to shut down Clarisonic.
Groupe SEB has invested in StoreBound, which owns the Dash brand of kitchen electrics. The transaction is expected to be completed on July 31, 2020 and Groupe SEB will become the majority stakeholder in the company. StoreBound develops housewares focused on better living under brands including Dash, Sobro, Chef Geoffrey Zakarian and others. It was founded in 2010.