Williams-Sonoma has signed an agreement to acquire Outward, a 3D imaging and augmented reality platform for the home furnishings and décor industry, for an all cash price of $112 million.
Agan Aroma is releasing Moodo, a customizable smart home scent diffuser, to the marketplace. The scent diffuser is centered on customization and personalization, and works with Amazon Alexa or an app to change the room’s scent based on individual preferences.
AmericasMart Atlanta has teamed with Gift For Life to organize Lifeline, a national program to fund food and water provisions to those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma as well as the California wildfires.
As part of its Veterans Day tribute, Walmart launched a presentation of military-related licensed merchandise ranging from t-shirts to travel mugs.
At CES Unveiled New York, held in Manhattan on November 9, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) outlined holiday sales trends in the tech industry including those for smart home and connected health. The association also highlighted expectations for retail during the 2017 holiday season.