As retailers, large and small, continue to temporarily close their doors in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, hydration suppliers are ramping up programs to support their partners.
Built NY, a division of Lifetime Brands, has launched the Cascade water bottle. One percent of wholesale sales from its Cascade 18-ounce water bottle will be donated to Water.org to help provide access to safe water and sanitation in the developing world.
Vinglace has expanded its assortment of wine accessories and drinkware with new tumblers.
Contigo, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, is reannouncing a recall of its Kids Cleanable Water Bottle. The reissue is due to a choking hazard, with additional incidents reported that involve replacement lids provided in the previous recall.
According to The NPD Group, U.S. dollar sales of small appliances grew 4% in 2019, and sales of non-electric housewares increased 2% versus 2018, with the combined growth amounting to an additional $952 million in sales across the industry.
MacNeill Pride Group, a designer and manufacturer of sporting goods and related products, has purchased Outdoor Recreation Company of America (ORCA), a supplier of premium coolers, drinkware and other outdoor accessories. Terms were not disclosed.
Tervis has teamed up with three artists for its new Artist Series of tumblers. The designs, by Yao Cheng, Kelly Ventura and Etta Vee, will be unveiled at the upcoming Atlanta market.