Supervalu has completed the previously announced acquisition of Associated Grocers of Florida, Inc. in a transaction valued at approximately $193 million.
Maverick has introduced the WiFi enabled Roasting and Barbecue Thermometer, model ET-736, and the Bluetooth Barbecue Thermometer, model ET-735.
Europe-based property management company Unibail-Rodamco has entered into an agreement to acquire U.S. mall operator Westfield. The deal, according to a Reuters report, is valued at $16 billion.
Walmart has teamed up with BuzzFeed’s Tasty, a social food and recipe network, and the program has the potential to put housewares in the consumer spotlight to drive sales.
Williams-Sonoma has launched four new e-commerce sites for Canadian consumers.
iRobot’s Roomba 690 robotic vacuum will be honored with the first Smart Home Award at the 2018 Housewares Design Awards celebration on January 30 during the Las Vegas Market.
Cargo traffic at the nation’s container ports is expected to grow modestly in December, according to the National Retail Federation.
Consumers may have flooded stores over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, but their spending rates were lower than 2016, according to data from The NPD Group’s Checkout service.
Pantone has selected Ultra Violet (Pantone 18-3838) as its Color of the Year for 2018, saying the “dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade communicates originality, ingenuity and visionary thinking that points us toward the future.”
Bon-Ton Stores has promoted Chad Stauffer to president of merchandising and marketing, effective immediately.
Amazon is teaming its Prime Now one- and two-hour delivery service with Amazon Handmade, the company’s handcrafted merchandise business, to offer consumers unique products from local artisans available for quick turnaround for the holidays.