Consumers will look to splurge on their own needs and address the guilt of missing in-person celebrations this holiday season as they engage in their annual spending, according to The NPD Group annual holiday purchase intentions study.
The Future of Home report from The NPD Group looks ahead to 16% growth in small appliance sales and 13% growth in non-electric housewares for the 2020 holiday season, along with other ideas about how the end-of-year time frame will proceed.
Small household appliances remain hot as the holiday shopping season continues, according to figures from the NPD Group.
iRobot has rolled out its new Roomba i7+ robotic vacuum with clean base automatic dirt disposal, and the Roomba e5 robotic vacuum.
Neato has launched two new Botvac Connected robotic vacuum models and expanded the functionality of its Botvac D7 robotic vacuum at the recent IFA show in Berlin.
Electrolux has divested its U.S.-based commercial and central vacuum cleaner businesses in North America, including the brands Sanitaire and Beam. The company said the decision is in line with the strategy of its business area Home Care & SDA to focus on global brands and product categories.