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Appliances
Pur Donates Water Filtration Systems

Pur Water Filtration, a Helen of Troy Ltd. business, recently donated 20,000 faucet water filtration systems and 500 water filter pitchers valued at more than $450,000 to the city of Newark, New Jersey.

Retail
Bluestar Completes Brookstone Acquisition

Bluestar Alliance has closed its acquisition of the Brookstone brand. The company said that, participating in the acquisition, is Apex Digital Inc., a U.S. consumer electronics company that will operate the Brookstone website and airport stores.

Appliances
Honeywell Home To Become Resideo

Honeywell has created a new company, Resideo, that will encompass the Honeywell Homes product portfolio and ADI global distribution businesses when it become a stand-alone, publicly traded company following completion of a spin-off that is expected by the end of 2018.

Executive Profile
Dan Weiland, Menards, HVAC and Seasonal Buyer

The July 23 issue of HOMEWORLD BUSINESS® features the 19th annual Impact Merchants special report. Housewares suppliers, representing the categories that HomeWorld covers, once again were asked to nominate buyers and merchandisers believed to have made a significant impact during the past year.

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