iRobot has rolled out its new Roomba i7+ robotic vacuum with clean base automatic dirt disposal, and the Roomba e5 robotic vacuum.
Electrolux has divested its U.S.-based commercial and central vacuum cleaner businesses in North America, including the brands Sanitaire and Beam. The company said the decision is in line with the strategy of its business area Home Care & SDA to focus on global brands and product categories.
Brabantia has introduced the Sink Side Collection of kitchen organization and cleaning tools to the U.S. market.
JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization), the organizer of the Japan Pavilion at the International Home + Housewares Show, will introduce Japanese design and housewares innovations for the seventh time at Chicago’s McCormick Place from March 10 to 13.
The International Housewares Association annual International Home + Housewares Show Preview, held in New York City, demonstrated that the home merchandise sector continues to dream up new ways to make the lives of consumers easier and more interesting.
In an effort to overcome current barriers to smart home adoption, Haier displayed complete, one-stop smart home solutions at CES in Las Vegas.
Bed Bath & Beyond continues to develop and expand its AndThat! concept, which evolved from the company’s Christmas Tree Shops banner as a growth vehicle that offers consumers a lively shopping environment and provides the parent company a format that can compete with other treasure hunt-oriented retailers.
iRobot Corp. said it has reached a confidential agreement with Black & Decker regarding a patent infringement suit. In April, the company took legal action against five floor care suppliers, claiming that each of the companies had used its patented technology without permission.