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.
Eureka has launched its new Eureka FloorRover vacuum cleaner during the Phoenix International Raceway weekend, along with its official sponsorship of NASCAR driver David Starr for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The company’s sponsorship will extend into 2018.
Evine Live is launching the Beekman 1802 Mercantile collection on October 13 and 14. The line includes a variety of limited collector pieces, beauty items, confections and home-related merchandise.
Samsung has introduced new limited edition “Star Wars” versions of its Powerbot robotic vacuum cleaner, model VR7000. The result of a collaboration between Samsung and Star Wars fans, the vacuum designs are intended to captivate fans in anticipation of the December release of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.”