The International Housewares Association has unveiled a new application available for iPhones and Androids designed to help those attending the International Homes + Housewares Show get the most out of the event. The show features 2,000 exhibitors and is expected to attract 60,000 visitors.
The BioLite camping stove gives a traditional camping accessory a decidedly modern upgrade. The wood-burning gadget also features a USB port to charge users’ electronics by converting thermal energy into electrical energy.
IBM is predicting 2011 data will show growth in retail sales across a broad range of categories. The company sees 8.2% growth in men’s apparel, 3% for footwear and 1.96% for women’s apparel over 2010 results.
Manufacturers are offering a variety of products to help those watching their weight control portion sizes. Products now available range from salad dressing spritzers and kitchen scales, to individual pasta portion colanders and cake baking pans.
Full Circle Coffee Machine Cleaning Powder is designed to help remove sediment deposits and bacteria from any coffeemaker. Safety research organization NSF International categorized coffeemaker reservoirs among the ten places in the home with the most germs.