Smartmi has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its Smartmi Air Purifier. The new air cleaner monitors and analyzes indoor air quality, cleans air automatically and features a three-stage filter system with antimicrobial and antiviral coating.
During the second quarter of 2020, Newell Brands continued to experience COVID-19 related disruption to its business. However, the company said it saw top line improvement throughout the quarter, and its appliances and cookware segment remained relatively steady and saw an increase in core sales during the quarter.
The public’s growing health concern over airborne pathogens in confined interior spaces can now be addressed with a new air sanitizer designed specifically to neutralize germs, bacteria and viruses in the air. The Remington Airetrex 365 Air Sanitizer, made by Pinnacle Climate Technologies, uses short-wave ultraviolet light, or UV-C, to destroy pathogens as air flows through the unit.
Costco is known as a go-to destination for consumers looking to stock up on everything from food to floor care, and a relatively new assistant buyer, Taylor Martinez, is attracting attention in the home environment and personal care appliance categories.
The current market environment produced overall higher demand for Helen of Troy’s housewares, health and home and beauty products, as the company posted a strong first quarter.
Lasko Products will officially debut in the Indian market this year, with products in the premium tower fan category. The company also provides air purifiers, heaters, outdoor living products, humidifiers and other related products, which will be launched in India at a later date.
DeLonghi America has launched new products in its kitchen electrics and home comfort categories, including a new air fryer and a new portable air conditioner.
Emerson Quiet Kool, a division of Home Easy, is introducing its first light weight outdoor 1,000 BTU portable air conditioner. It is designed to cool up to 100 square feet, and is ideal for camping grounds, job sites, mini offices or wherever cooling is needed for tight spaces.
LG Electronics USA has expanded its portfolio of energy-efficient residential air care products to include the LG PuriCare 50-pint dehumidifier with drain pump. The model joins an existing roster of drain tank dehumidifiers, as well as room air conditioners that deliver energy savings with the company’s dual inverter compressor technology.
A swift restoration of lagging supply chains could loosen the flow of top-selling and new products in several housewares categories expected to become more important with more people confined to their homes during the health crisis.
Dyson has launched its first three-in-one purifying humidifying fan, the Dyson Pure Humidify+Cool. The new machine uses UV-C technology to hygienically humidify in winter, evaporatively cool in summer and efficiently purify all year round, the company said.