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Storage and Organization: Tidiness and Convenience

April 11, 2017

Many products in the storage and organization category make life easier for consumers, keeping their homes tidy and their everyday items easily accessible. Check out these convenient organization items. Rev-A-Shelf Pull Down Shelving...

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Plumbing and Electrical: Self-Cleaning and On-Demand

April 11, 2017

Convenience categories include more than just Wi-Fi-enabled products. Many items in the plumbing and electrical category rely on sensors and other innovations like these listed here. ActiClean® Self-Cleaning Toilet Manufactured by American...

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Home Automation: Smart Appliances and Products

April 11, 2017

Many products in the home automation department offer a high degree of connectivity and incorporate a certain amount of “lifestyle learning” to customize operations for end users. A few convenience products that use smart technology...

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So Convenient: 10 Products that Make Life Easier for Homeowners

April 11, 2017

Consumers are always on the lookout for products and appliances that simplify their daily routines, perform tasks for them or accommodate their lives as they raise families or age in place. These products can be found in practically every category...

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Tailgating & Recreation: You Can Take it with You

April 3, 2017

From inflatable to fold-up products, portability is a sales driver in the tailgating and recreation category, making it a key department for downsized products. Retailers can now find everything, including the kitchen sink – and the stove and the...

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Lawn & Garden: Lowscaping with a Twist

April 3, 2017

Lowscaping isn’t a new term in landscaping. Most designers and home gardeners incorporate plants and bushes of varying heights into their beds to give them more interest. Short plants and ground cover are generally used in front for lowscaping...

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Building Supplies: Bigger is No Longer Better

April 3, 2017

The tiny home movement is expected to see continued growth this year, especially in RV parks and as accessory buildings. One Oklahoma designer decided to get ahead of the trend by starting her own construction company, called Tiny Homes of Oklahoma....

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3 Trends in Downsizing

April 3, 2017

Many new products in the home improvement industry are less about innovation and more about redesigning items into compact, portable or miniaturized versions for modern lifestyles. The resizing of products crosses many categories but, because of...

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Teacup Succulents

March 28, 2017

Succulents are the hot new houseplants for 2017. Retailers with houseware or giftware categories who are stuck with slightly damaged, odd or slow-moving mugs or teacups can now repurpose those items into the perfect pots for popular succulents. A...

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Chill Packs Keep Drinks Cold on Hot Days

March 28, 2017

On a hot day, nothing is better than a cold beverage, but canned and bottled drinks can turn warm quickly. Koozies help insulate against heat infiltration, but sometimes they need help in maintaining optimum drinking temperatures. The Chill Puck...

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