The impact of tariffs on consumer purchase decisions will vary from product to product based on whether shoppers view an item as a necessity or a luxury, according to the results of a recent study by The NPD Group.
Consumer beverages are no stranger to Bryan Welsh. Since 2005, he has held several key positions within PepsiCo, which now owns SodaStream. These include senior director of category management, sales, strategy & planning at PepsiCo Canada and vp/gm of a Pepsi-Starbucks North American coffee partnership.
The Legacy Companies has named veteran housewares executive Jay Zilinskas president of the Legacy Companies’ consumer division.
PicoBrew has introduced Pico MultiBrew, a kitchen countertop brewing appliance that is said to use advanced software and hardware to brew high-quality coffee. The MultiBrew is also capable of brewing tea, kombucha, beer and other specialty beverages like horchata in various sizes.
Named to his current position at Spectrum Brands in early 2019, Dave Albert is no stranger to the company nor the consumer products marketplace. At Spectrum, he has held a variety of executive positions including vp/international with the company’s Hardware & Home Improvement Division and vp/gm of Canada and Asia Pacific.
Rich Krause is no stranger to C-suite level positions. Prior to joining Capital Brands, the parent company of Nutribullet, in August of 2018, Krause had held the CEO spot at a number of companies including Confluence Outdoor, a supplier of premium kayaks, canoes and related products; and FeraDyne Outdoors, a supplier of various outdoor products.
Following the launch of its Souspreme Multi Pot this past spring, Fissler has augmented pricing of the unit while boosting its recipe development in an effort to further engage with consumers, company officials said.