The current market environment produced overall higher demand for Helen of Troy’s housewares, health and home and beauty products, as the company posted a strong first quarter.
TTI Floor Care North America has unveiled an enhanced version of its Hoover SmartWash automatic carpet cleaner. The new Pet version offers easy-to-use, deep-cleaning technology with new features to tackle carpet and upholstery cleaning needs of households with pets.
Keurig’s K-Select coffee brewer made IRI’s 2019 New Product Pacesetters list of non-foods bestsellers.
Jura’s premium gifts program, a growing sales segment for the company, is now managed by John Brennan, director of sales midwest for Jura, Inc.
Zavor is bringing four new silicone accessories that are designed for pressure cookers to the market, including a steamer basket, cooking/egg rack, baking dish and an egg bites mold. This marks the first collection of silicone pressure cooker accessories for stovetop and electric pressure cookers and multi-cookers for the company.
Lasko Products will officially debut in the Indian market this year, with products in the premium tower fan category. The company also provides air purifiers, heaters, outdoor living products, humidifiers and other related products, which will be launched in India at a later date.
Newell Brands has appointed Christine (Chris) Robins as the new business unit CEO for appliances and cookware. She joins Newell from Char-Broil, a global leader in the outdoor cooking lifestyle category, where she served as president and CEO.
Hamilton Beach, in connection with its previously disclosed investigation into certain accounting irregularities at its subsidiary in Mexico, has concluded that the company’s previously issued consolidated financial statements for the years ended December 31, 2019 and 2018, each of the quarters during those years, and other financial data relating to these periods should no longer be relied upon.