U.S. dollar sales of small appliances grew nearly 8% over the week ending March 14, 2020, compared to the same period in 2019, The NPD Group reported.
Lasko Products is spotlighting an array of new portable fans utilizing new technology, including smart home models with Bluetooth capabilities and units featuring fresh air ionizer functionality.
Direct-response veteran Allstar Innovations and personal cooling gear developer Mission have partnered in a venture that marries Allstar’s “performance-based” marketing and retail foundation with Mission’s goal to expand the consumer market for its advanced heat safety solutions.
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.
Kaz, the home environment division of Helen of Troy, has recently introduced two new Honeywell Heaters that feature customizable heat settings and wide area oscillation.
Second quarter consolidated revenue at Helen of Troy increased 5.2% as revenue growth in the company’s Housewares division and Beauty division offset a decline in the Health & Home division.