Industry Trends

Industry Trends offers you exclusive, actionable intelligence on industry and product trends. This section covers leading companies that greatly influence trends in the home products industry. It also provides insights into global demand, market research and hot products on e-commerce websites.

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Amazon Best Sellers in key cabinets: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in key cabinets: See China alternatives

February 16, 2017

Here are the 10 best-selling key cabinets on Amazon.com as of February 16, 2017, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Smart pillbox reminds users to take their medicines

Smart pillbox reminds users to take their medicines

February 15, 2017

The Red Dot award winner has a microchip that tracks and manages the user’s prescribed medicine intake, sending notifications in cases of overdose.

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Asia smart home market to earn $115 billion by 2030

Asia smart home market to earn $115 billion by 2030

February 15, 2017

Technological advancements, interoperability, and product availability and cost are pushing demand up in the region.

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Sensible yet stylish housewares on trend this spring/summer 2017

Sensible yet stylish housewares on trend this spring/summer 2017

February 15, 2017

Intricate nature-inspired and culture-centric detailing on organic materials will prevail in the upcoming season's offerings.

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Electrolux acquires smart kitchen startup for $250 million

Electrolux acquires smart kitchen startup for $250 million

February 08, 2017

The acquisition signals the appliance giant's efforts to expand further into the US market, as well as tap into the connected home and kitchen.

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Handheld breathalyzer detects flu early

Handheld breathalyzer detects flu early

February 08, 2017

Configuring a breath monitor's gas-selective sensors to monitor the user's biomarkers can help prevent influenza, and possibly Ebola.

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5 gift-, houseware trends that will stay hot this winter 2017

5 gift-, houseware trends that will stay hot this winter 2017

February 08, 2017

Nature- and geography-inspired pieces are expected to dominate this season as styles turn back to tradition.

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Salad in 60 seconds

Salad in 60 seconds

February 02, 2017

The 60-second salad maker is a 3D-printed bowl with slits designed to help with rinsing and chopping vegetables.

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Portability, versatility, luxury drive furniture sector in 2017

Portability, versatility, luxury drive furniture sector in 2017

February 01, 2017

An increase in the number of one- and two-person households and reduced floor space call for smaller yet elegant and multifunctional pieces.

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Global home cooking appliances to reach $116.82 billion by 2024

Global home cooking appliances to reach $116.82 billion by 2024

January 30, 2017

Increasing population, disposable income and consumer awareness are pinpointed as the key contributors to a growth in sales.

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Smart bed lets you sleep away your sleeping troubles

Smart bed lets you sleep away your sleeping troubles

January 25, 2017

Sleep Number's 360 bed self-adjusts to suit the user's sleeping position, and features foot-warming and anti-snoring functions.

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Amazon Best Sellers in casserole cookware: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in casserole cookware: See China alternatives

January 25, 2017

Here are the 10 best-selling casserole cookware on Amazon.com as of January 25, 2017, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Gallery View: Vintage-theme industrial furniture also mobile

Gallery View: Vintage-theme industrial furniture also mobile

January 23, 2017

A growing number of drawers and tables from India use recycled materials and come in compact sizes with wheels for easy portability.

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Gallery View: Smart treadmills make exercising more enjoyable

Gallery View: Smart treadmills make exercising more enjoyable

January 19, 2017

Many models stream music and play videos via a touchscreen display. Some support games, and online and messaging services.

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Vecaro unveils first UL-certified monster truck-style hoverboard

Vecaro unveils first UL-certified monster truck-style hoverboard

January 19, 2017

Currently the company is the only one that is certified by the US Customs to sell hoverboards.

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Amazon Best Sellers in blankets & throws: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in blankets & throws: See China alternatives

January 18, 2017

Here are the 10 best-selling blankets & throws on Amazon.com as of January 18, 2017, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Philippine design sector gaining strength

Philippine design sector gaining strength

January 16, 2017

The government, private organizations, designers and manufacturers are working together to strengthen and grow the industry.

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Pocket-sized plug-and-play odor eliminator

Pocket-sized plug-and-play odor eliminator

January 12, 2017

The Ventifresh purifier is said to be 10x more effective than baking soda, using UV photocatalyst technology to rid bad odors.

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Amazon Best Sellers in scented candles: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in scented candles: See China alternatives

January 11, 2017

Here are the 10 best-selling scented candles on Amazon.com as of January 11, 2017, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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LG delivers 'smarter' home appliances at CES 2017

LG delivers 'smarter' home appliances at CES 2017

January 05, 2017

The multinational electronics giant is poised to unveil a range of smart home appliances that incorporate deep learning technology to better understand users' needs.

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Amazon Best Sellers in water coolers & filters: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in water coolers & filters: See China alternatives

January 04, 2017

Here are the 10 best-selling water coolers & filters on Amazon.com as of January 4, 2017, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Next-generation breast pumps 'suck' in a good way

Next-generation breast pumps 'suck' in a good way

December 28, 2016

Smart features and unobtrusive designs make models more mommy-friendly.

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Gallery View: Latest smart pet feeders fully self-sufficient

Gallery View: Latest smart pet feeders fully self-sufficient

December 28, 2016

Units can be left to work on their own for days, and still facilitate interaction between pets and users.

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Gallery View: On-trend incense burners elegant, handcrafted

Gallery View: On-trend incense burners elegant, handcrafted

December 28, 2016

Recent releases show off eye-catching shapes, and intricate cutouts, carvings and mosaic patterns done completely by hand.

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Amazon Best Sellers in bath bombs: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in bath bombs: See China alternatives

December 28, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling bath bombs on Amazon.com as of December 28, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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NASA-inspired beer glass keeps its cool

NASA-inspired beer glass keeps its cool

December 21, 2016

The Igloo glass is literally the world's coolest beer glass.

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Amazon Best Sellers in vacuum sealers: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in vacuum sealers: See China alternatives

December 21, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling vacuum sealers on Amazon.com as of December 21, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Mushroom furniture is literally homegrown

Mushroom furniture is literally homegrown

December 20, 2016

New York-based Ecovative has partnered with North Carolina company bioMason to create various furniture grown from a mushroom's mycelium.

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Home interiors go green this 2017

Home interiors go green this 2017

December 15, 2016

Natural and sustainable materials, as well as hues that complement Pantone's color of the year, will dominate 2017’s home decor industry.

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Amazon Best Sellers in tennis balls: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in tennis balls: See China alternatives

December 14, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling tennis balls on Amazon.com as of December14, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Latest tumblers turn up the heat with smart, innovative designs

Latest tumblers turn up the heat with smart, innovative designs

December 05, 2016

A growing number of models can be paired with mobile phones and increase user convenience with durability, portability and versatility.

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Amazon Best Sellers in medical exam gloves: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in medical exam gloves: See China alternatives

December 01, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling medical exam gloves on Amazon.com as of December 1, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Gallery View: Glass candle holders unconventional yet classy

Gallery View: Glass candle holders unconventional yet classy

December 01, 2016

Nontraditional shapes and elegant designs remain popular, with the latest selections boasting trophy, atom and candelabra bodies.

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Gallery View: India's selection of 'green' home decor expanding

Gallery View: India's selection of 'green' home decor expanding

November 25, 2016

Suppliers are using sustainable and environment-friendly materials such as sabai, sisal, jute and bamboo in more models.

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India's handcrafted home decor selection continues to grow

India's handcrafted home decor selection continues to grow

November 24, 2016

Suppliers are leveraging their access to various raw materials and skilled artisans to provide a diverse selection.

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Foldable paper cycling helmet bags Dyson award

Foldable paper cycling helmet bags Dyson award

November 23, 2016

The origami-esque EcoHelmet provides bike-sharing scheme users a simple and inexpensive yet effective means to stay safe while on the road.

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Plastic microbeads banned in Canada by 2018

Plastic microbeads banned in Canada by 2018

November 22, 2016

The country's Microbeads in Toiletries Regulations proposes removing personal hygiene products with plastic microbeads off the shelf by July 2018.

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Smart crib lulls baby to sleep

Smart crib lulls baby to sleep

November 18, 2016

The SNOO crib adjusts automatically its white noise quality and rocking movement to help babies sleep.

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Whisk wiper for mess-free mixing, cleaning

Whisk wiper for mess-free mixing, cleaning

November 17, 2016

The Whisk Wiper is a 3D-printed attachment that helps remove the extra batter from the whisk in one single swipe.

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Amazon Best Sellers in India mosquito protection: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in India mosquito protection: See China alternatives

November 17, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling India mosquito protection on Amazon.com as of November 17, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Amazon Best Sellers in fishing lures, baits & attractants: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in fishing lures, baits & attractants: See China alternatives

November 09, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling fishing lures, baits & attractants on Amazon.com as of November 9, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Salt-infused mat melts snow, ice

Salt-infused mat melts snow, ice

November 07, 2016

The Saltnets® mat offers a cleaner and controlled method of melting ice and snow that prevents over-salting and unnecessary wastes.

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SmartRazor heats up for a perfect shave

SmartRazor heats up for a perfect shave

November 04, 2016

The battery-operated shaver is the world's first razor that uses heated blades to slice through hair.

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Gallery View: Latest induction cookers built for heavy-duty use

Gallery View: Latest induction cookers built for heavy-duty use

November 03, 2016

Recent releases are designed to withstand extreme temperatures while operating for a prolonged period.

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Amazon Best Sellers in blood glucose monitors: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in blood glucose monitors: See China alternatives

October 26, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling blood glucose monitors on Amazon.com as of October 26, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Smart egg-shaped kitchen assistant tells users what, how to cook

Smart egg-shaped kitchen assistant tells users what, how to cook

October 19, 2016

The voice-controlled Hello Egg gives audio-visual step-by-step cooking instructions and suggests recipes based on the ingredients the user has.

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Amazon Best Sellers in step machines: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in step machines: See China alternatives

October 19, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling step machines on Amazon.com as of October 19, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Gallery View: Water ionizers with more plates, self-cleaning function

Gallery View: Water ionizers with more plates, self-cleaning function

October 13, 2016

Units with up to 13 plates make up the range in South Korea. Companies use high-performance materials and components to ensure product reliability and durability.

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Amazon Best Sellers in roller window shades: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in roller window shades: See China alternatives

October 12, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling roller window shades on Amazon.com as of October 12, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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World's first no-pressure pillow

World's first no-pressure pillow

October 06, 2016

Made of a hyper-elastic polymer, the Purple® Pillow maintains its shape longer and does not need to be fluffed.

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Amazon Best Sellers in deep fryers: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in deep fryers: See China alternatives

October 05, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling deep fryers on Amazon.com as of October 5, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Haier stacks its washer and dryer on top of each other

Haier stacks its washer and dryer on top of each other

September 29, 2016

The Wi-Fi-enabled appliance is targeted to consumers who want to save time in doing laundry, as well as maximize space in the home.

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Candle-powered heater warms homes for five hours

Candle-powered heater warms homes for five hours

September 28, 2016

The Egloo heater uses four tealight candles to make a 20mq environment warmer within three to five hours.

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Amazon Best Sellers in countertop blenders: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in countertop blenders: See China alternatives

September 28, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling countertop blenders on Amazon.com as of September 28, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Gallery View: All-wood bookshelves weathered but sturdy

Gallery View: All-wood bookshelves weathered but sturdy

September 27, 2016

Recent releases are made of locally sourced wood that has been chemically treated and polished to resist wear and tear. Many models featured weathered and traditional designs.

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Gallery View: Bladeless fans turn compact, portable

Gallery View: Bladeless fans turn compact, portable

September 27, 2016

A growing number of models can be carried by hand although wall-mount types are still available. Portable units are powered via USB or batteries.

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Amazon Best Sellers in paintings: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in paintings: See China alternatives

September 22, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling paintings on Amazon.com as of September 22, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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LG's smart refrigerator turns transparent with a knock on the door

LG's smart refrigerator turns transparent with a knock on the door

September 21, 2016

The latest models have the InstaView feature, which allows the user to see the refrigerator's contents without having to open the door.

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Chalice-style beer glass keeps drinks cool, frothy longer

Chalice-style beer glass keeps drinks cool, frothy longer

September 16, 2016

Leffe's new premium-look glass offers to give users a better drinking experience with an enhanced beer taste.

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Gallery View: Laos furniture highlights traditional designs, natural finishes

Gallery View: Laos furniture highlights traditional designs, natural finishes

September 09, 2016

Models are designed with flexibility for adding glass tabletops, throw pillows and other accessories.

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Gallery View: Latest air fryers self-reliant, multifunctional

Gallery View: Latest air fryers self-reliant, multifunctional

September 08, 2016

Models can be left to cook food for up to 60 minutes. Some can prepare desserts such as cakes and yogurt.

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Laos suppliers widen its range of wooden furniture products

Laos suppliers widen its range of wooden furniture products

September 07, 2016

The government will prioritize a 500,000-hectare tree plantation project to support sustainability of industries.

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Amazon Best Sellers in shower curtains: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in shower curtains: See China alternatives

September 07, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling shower curtains on Amazon.com as of September 7, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Gallery View: Herbal incense sticks boast health benefits

Gallery View: Herbal incense sticks boast health benefits

September 06, 2016

Models are environment-friendly and produce scents that help the body and mind feel good.

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Baby stroller charges mobile phones when pushed

Baby stroller charges mobile phones when pushed

August 26, 2016

The stroller's wheels are equipped with generators that can recharge electronic gadgets and power the unit's head- and taillights.

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Thermomix in hot water

Thermomix in hot water

August 25, 2016

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission confirms its investigation of Thermomix due to a number of notable burn incidents.

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Zinc-infused bedding stays fresh, keeps skin healthy

Zinc-infused bedding stays fresh, keeps skin healthy

August 25, 2016

The Modern Zinc is a line of bed sheets infused with zinc and features all the health benefits associated with the element.

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Under-furniture vacuum cleaner sucks, but in a good way

Under-furniture vacuum cleaner sucks, but in a good way

August 24, 2016

Equipped with motion sensors on the flap, the Gronbach cleaner starts vacuuming anything in front of it once it detects pressure.

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Samsung to acquire luxury appliance maker Dacor

Samsung to acquire luxury appliance maker Dacor

August 24, 2016

The South Korea-based manufacturer adds Dacor in its ever-expanding appliance portfolio.

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Amazon Best Sellers in hand soap: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in hand soap: See China alternatives

August 24, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling hand soap on Amazon.com as of August 24, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Gallery View: Classic candles get a modern twist

Gallery View: Classic candles get a modern twist

August 23, 2016

LED candles are mainstream while solar-powered units are becoming popular. Most models are remote-controlled.

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Amazon Best Sellers in baby teether toys: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in baby teether toys: See China alternatives

August 17, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling baby teether toys on Amazon.com as of August 17, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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World's smallest wearable air purifier lasts 30 hours

World's smallest wearable air purifier lasts 30 hours

August 12, 2016

The Breathe purifier creates a bubble of clean air around the user for more than 30 hours on a single charge.

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Latest tea bags get creative, quirky

Latest tea bags get creative, quirky

August 11, 2016

With unconventional but whimsical designs, recent models provide tea lovers a more visually appealing drinking experience.

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Amazon Best Sellers in kitchen reusable grocery bags: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in kitchen reusable grocery bags: See China alternatives

August 10, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling kitchen reusable grocery bags on Amazon.com as of August 10, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Second Haier, Phononic collaboration draws plans for full-size solid-state refrigerator

Second Haier, Phononic collaboration draws plans for full-size solid-state refrigerator

August 03, 2016

The consumer products manufacturers aim to build a refrigerator that uses semiconductor technology, which consumes 25 percent less energy.

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Amazon Best Sellers in men's disposable shaving razors: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in men's disposable shaving razors: See China alternatives

July 27, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling men's disposable shaving razors on Amazon.com as of July 27, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Smart coffee grinder monitors bean freshness

Smart coffee grinder monitors bean freshness

July 26, 2016

Get It Right's Voltaire senses the freshness of coffee beans and alerts the users on their mobile phones when stock needs to be replenished.

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Amazon Best Sellers in coffee machines: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in coffee machines: See China alternatives

July 20, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling coffee machines on Amazon.com as of July 20, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Smart clock tells more than just the time

Smart clock tells more than just the time

July 18, 2016

When paired with a mobile phone, the Ingrein clock shows the user important notifications and updates on its hardwood face.

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Amazon Best Sellers in facial tissue: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in facial tissue: See China alternatives

July 15, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling facial tissue on Amazon.com as of July 15, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Gallery View: Classic and contemporary Indonesia rattan furniture

Gallery View: Classic and contemporary Indonesia rattan furniture

July 15, 2016

Indonesia rattan furniture producers offer diversity of designs.

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Toothbrush cleans teeth in 10 seconds

Toothbrush cleans teeth in 10 seconds

July 12, 2016

Built with three brushes that work simultaneously, GlareSmile cleans all teeth within 10 seconds and in a single sliding motion.

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Clean air anywhere with portable smart purifier

Clean air anywhere with portable smart purifier

July 12, 2016

The Wynd purifier is portable, and monitors and filters the air around the user's personal space.

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No more SAD days with the Smile Shade

No more SAD days with the Smile Shade

July 12, 2016

A group of students from Massachusetts has invented a smart shade that combats seasonal affective disorder.

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Tea maker safety, reliability improved

Tea maker safety, reliability improved

July 12, 2016

Models can be left to work on their own for a prolonged period. Some are microwave- and dishwasher-safe, and rust- and dust-resistant.

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Indonesia rattan furniture: Simple and sustainable

Indonesia rattan furniture: Simple and sustainable

July 11, 2016

Rattan manufacturers focus on simple and environment-friendly designs.

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Gallery View: LED underwater lights colorful, long-lasting

Gallery View: LED underwater lights colorful, long-lasting

July 08, 2016

Many models produce RGB colors with some featuring color-changing properties. Life span is 50,000 hours.

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Handcrafted wine racks space-saving

Handcrafted wine racks space-saving

July 07, 2016

Hanging, expandable and multilevel models are popular, each featuring native and traditional artistry completely achieved by hand.

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Gallery View: Vietnam table- and dinnerware targets the upscale market

Gallery View:  Vietnam table- and dinnerware targets the upscale market

July 06, 2016

Sets and pieces made of mother-of-pearl, silver and bamboo add value to the country's selection.

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Amazon Best Sellers in bath soap: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in bath soap: See China alternatives

July 06, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling bath soap on Amazon.com as of July 6, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Amazon Best Sellers in beach towels: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in beach towels: See China alternatives

June 29, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling beach towels on Amazon.com as of June 29, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Locally sourced materials prominent in Vietnam table- and dinnerware products

Locally sourced materials prominent in Vietnam table- and dinnerware products

June 27, 2016

Bamboo, rattan and ceramic are the most commonly used materials in Vietnam table- and dinnerware production.

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World's first handheld microwave oven

World's first handheld microwave oven

June 24, 2016

With a height of 305mm and weighing 1.2kg, the Wayv Adventurer is aportable microwave oven small enough to fit inside backpacks.

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Bulb-shaped vase keeps flowers smelling fresh longer

Bulb-shaped vase keeps flowers smelling fresh longer

June 23, 2016

Studio Macura's Livada fragrance vase helps preserve the freshness of flowers and enhance their scent with a special lid.

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Laundry folding machine also de-wrinkles, perfumes clothes

Laundry folding machine also de-wrinkles, perfumes clothes

June 23, 2016

The FoldiMate can fold clothes automatically within 10 seconds and also de-wrinkle, sanitize, soften and perfume each piece.

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Amazon Best Sellers in oil dispensing bottles: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in oil dispensing bottles: See China alternatives

June 22, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling oil dispensing bottles on Amazon.com as of June 22, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Gallery View: India table lamps show off shapely bodies

Gallery View: India table lamps show off shapely bodies

June 16, 2016

The products in this gallery represent the current trends in table lamps from India.

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Amazon Best Sellers in desk & shelf clocks: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in desk & shelf clocks: See China alternatives

June 15, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling desk & shelf clocks notebooks on Amazon.com as of June 15, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Silver-fused pillowcase, bedsheet kill bacteria

Silver-fused pillowcase, bedsheet kill bacteria

June 10, 2016

Silvon's bedding use cotton fabric that are fused with natural silver, which help prevent bacterial growth.

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GE Appliances now belongs to Qingdao Haier

GE Appliances now belongs to Qingdao Haier

June 08, 2016

At $5.6 billion, Qingdao Haier has finally signed the closing documents for ownership of Louisville, Kentucky-based GE Appliances.

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Smart bottle opener toasts friends every time a beer is opened

Smart bottle opener toasts friends every time a beer is opened

June 08, 2016

The BOx bottle opener sends messages to friends via Slack or Facebook Messenger when the user opens a beer or any beverage.

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Dog litter bag biodegrades after 10 to 45 days

Dog litter bag biodegrades after 10 to 45 days

June 08, 2016

Made of biodegradable plastic, each bag from Kemps-McCoy's dog fouling kit will decompose naturally within 10 to 45 days after use.

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Table lamps dazzle with elegant contours

Table lamps dazzle with elegant contours

June 03, 2016

India table lamp suppliers make way for units that have unusual but stylish bodies with intricate details and finishes.

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Gallery View: Food preparation appliances multifunctional

Gallery View: Food preparation appliances multifunctional

June 02, 2016

The latest releases are designed for heavy-duty use and can prepare a variety of food in several ways.

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Amazon Best Sellers in disposable cups: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in disposable cups: See China alternatives

June 01, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling disposable cups on Amazon.com as of June 1, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Smart ceiling fan goes for a spin automatically

Smart ceiling fan goes for a spin automatically

May 26, 2016

Big Ass Solution's Haiku smart ceiling fan can be programmed to work automatically when a person walks inside the room.

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Smart air purifiers are a breath of fresh air, literally

Smart air purifiers are a breath of fresh air, literally

May 25, 2016

Latest releases of air purifiers are not only smarter in terms of being app-enabled, but also by detecting and keeping away less common pollutants.

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Amazon Best Sellers in athletic and aviation pulse oximeters: See China alternatives

Amazon Best Sellers in athletic and aviation pulse oximeters: See China alternatives

May 25, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling athletic and aviation pulse oximeters on Amazon.com as of May 25, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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Trash cans in Korea get smart

Trash cans in Korea get smart

May 24, 2016

The country incorporates RFID technology in trash cans to monitor the disposal activity of its citizens.

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Foldable baby bathtub fits in any sink

Foldable baby bathtub fits in any sink

May 20, 2016

Made of BPA-free plastic, the Puj baby bathtub can be folded and compressed into any size to fit inside sinks.

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Shower chair keeps babies seated comfortably, safely during bath time

Shower chair keeps babies seated comfortably, safely during bath time

May 19, 2016

3form Design invented an award-winning shower chair for babies that resembles a high chair, making bath time an easier and safer experience.

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Vietnam home décor makers use 80% domestic materials

Vietnam home décor makers use 80% domestic materials

May 19, 2016

The cost of raw materials for home décor production is basically stable.

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Mini air conditioner is portable, app-controlled

Mini air conditioner is portable, app-controlled

May 18, 2016

Standing less than six inches tall, the Noria air conditioner takes up less space and can easily be mounted on windows. It can also be controlled via a mobile app.

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Smart changing pad tracks, record baby's development

Smart changing pad tracks, record baby's development

May 18, 2016

Hatch Baby's smart changing pad can monitor the child's growth, sleeping and eating patterns, and even diaper change frequency.

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Vietnam home décor exporters eye higher sales in 2016

Vietnam home décor exporters eye higher sales in 2016

May 17, 2016

Some suppliers have seen a significant shift in orders from China to Vietnam.

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Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam furniture suppliers use natural materials

Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam furniture suppliers use natural materials

May 12, 2016

Common materials used in furniture from Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam include bamboo, rattan and hardwood species.

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Gallery View: Carpets show modern, traditional Persian influences

Gallery View: Carpets show modern, traditional Persian influences

May 11, 2016

The products in this gallery represent the on-trend carpets in India.

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Furniture sector at the forefront of Indonesia, Philippine and Vietnam exports

Furniture sector at the forefront of Indonesia, Philippine and Vietnam exports

May 10, 2016

Indonesia, Philippine and Vietnam furniture suppliers offer multiple sourcing options.

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Smart mattress will tell you who's been sleeping on your bed

Smart mattress will tell you who's been sleeping on your bed

May 10, 2016

A Spanish manufacturer introduces a smart mattress that tracks and notifies the owner of any activity that is happening on his bed in real time.

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LED lamp produces own electricity, charges phones

LED lamp produces own electricity, charges phones

May 05, 2016

Taking advantage of the thermoelectric Seebeck effect, Astep's Candela can harvest its own energy and use it to illuminate the lamp and charge mobile devices.

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Dyson's first hair dryer looks, works differently

Dyson's first hair dryer looks, works differently

May 04, 2016

The Supersonic hair dryer from Dyson resembles a handheld bladeless fan and boasts an air multiplier technology that helps dry hair quicker.

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Carpets mix modern, traditional styles

Carpets mix modern, traditional styles

May 04, 2016

Releases adopt contemporary designs while still showcasing distinct Persian influences and local craftsmanship. Handmade models remain prominent.

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Smart breast pump is quieter, discreet

Smart breast pump is quieter, discreet

May 04, 2016

St. Louis couple devised a smart breast pump that is controllable via mobile app, and is designed to be used in public.

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Gallery View: Closet, kitchen organizers maximize space further

Gallery View: Closet, kitchen organizers maximize space further

May 03, 2016

Many models can be folded into a thin board when not in use. Fixed, hanging and free-standing organizers are popular.

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Cut-resistant gloves 4x stronger than leather

Cut-resistant gloves 4x stronger than leather

April 28, 2016

Made of PE, Spandex and glass fiber, the NoCry gloves boasts an EN 388 Level 5 cut protection rating and is said to be 4x tougher than leather.

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Gallery View: Vietnam KD synthetic, wicker furniture with natural design on trend

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Manual processes cover up to 80 percent of the production.

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April 27, 2016

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April 26, 2016

Skilled artisans produce top-quality bamboo, rattan and water hyacinth designs.

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April 25, 2016

Hoverboards turned hot literally, resulting in safety restrictions.

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April 22, 2016

Makers of bowls, plates and drinking glasses focus on improving durability feature.

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April 22, 2016

Government helps suppliers improve sales in Eastern Europe and Asia-Pacific.

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April 21, 2016

The Lift-Bit is an app-controlled sofa that can be configured to form different styles of chairs, loungers and beds, and other landscapes.

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April 20, 2016

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April 14, 2016

Wike's Salamander model features the combined benefits of a bicycle and a baby stroller.

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April 08, 2016

In spite of the strong propensity for small cooking appliances in Japan, economic issues and declining population contribute to a sales slowdown through 2020.

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April 06, 2016

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April 05, 2016

Models adopt eye-catching patterns, handcarving or a shiny finish and come in durable materials.

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April 01, 2016

The bladeless fan can be paired with a smartphone app from which users will receive live updates about the air quality, including humidity and temperature.

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March 31, 2016

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March 23, 2016

Jenn-Air seeks to give a smarter twist to its connected smart oven by integrating technology from Nest.

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March 23, 2016

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March 22, 2016

The recently concluded handicrafts and gifts fair showed the trends to watch out for in 2016.

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March 17, 2016

A Colombia-born industrial designer trained in Texas and devised the Nebula, an air purifying range hood.

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March 17, 2016

Teplo is a smart bottle that can track and control the tea's brewing temperature and time using an app.

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March 16, 2016

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March 16, 2016

Sales are expected to have a year-by-year increase in spite of the economic slowdown.

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March 15, 2016

The pitcher from Brita can automatically order new filters through Amazon's Dash service.

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March 10, 2016

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March 09, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling bedding sets and collections on Amazon.com as of Mar. 9, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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March 08, 2016

Amazon's Dash Replenishment is the first service to allow users to restock home supplies from their appliances, but it will probably be not the last.

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March 02, 2016

The SANS water bottle vacuum seals its contents to prevent spoilage.

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March 01, 2016

The Bambleu board from Stumpfstudio provides a small and large area for cutting, and serves as a garlic crusher and ingredient pourer.

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February 24, 2016

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February 17, 2016

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February 16, 2016

Wooden furniture makers in Vietnam keep up with international design trends amid popular antique styles.

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February 12, 2016

ISO 18188 specifies the general characteristics, requirements and methods for testing straight, flexible, extendable, spoon-shaped and sharp-tip PP drinking straws.

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February 11, 2016

After the smart basketball, Wilson seeks to secure the future of football with the Connected Football.

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February 10, 2016

Here are the 10 best-selling India candles on Amazon.com as of Feb. 10, 2016, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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February 09, 2016

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February 09, 2016

Vietnam's wood working industry has attracted foreign direct investments due to free trade agreements and low labor cost.

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February 05, 2016

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February 03, 2016

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February 02, 2016

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January 28, 2016

More models come in unconventional forms, including fishbowl and perfume bottle bodies, although classic cylindrical types are still available.

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January 27, 2016

Designers focus on making environment-friendly models that are light and space-saving.

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January 26, 2016

Rubber and leather with special grained surfaces provide a stronger grip, making designs suitable for use even in wet conditions.

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January 21, 2016

The humble kitchen gives more room for a plethora of activities other than cooking or baking.

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January 21, 2016

Economic factors influence designs of basketware made in Vietnam.

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January 19, 2016

Handicraft suppliers from Vietnam have increased their production capacity to satisfy the demand overseas.

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January 12, 2016

Haier puts its well-received Smart Window refrigerator on display, along with an app-controlled washing machine.

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January 07, 2016

A portable fire extinguisher and an electric hair dryer are two of the products recalled due to false claims.

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January 07, 2016

Models are made of durable and food-grade materials, and feature handpainted or decal-printed designs.

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January 04, 2016

Importers should be prepared to face issues related to patents, shipping, profit and quality.

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December 29, 2015

The HOM-BOT Turbo+ can be controlled with a smartphone. Smart home security capabilities allow it to detect movement and send updates to users.

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December 23, 2015

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December 23, 2015

With rich resources, Indonesia is second among the world's major basketware producers.

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December 23, 2015

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December 22, 2015

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December 15, 2015

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December 14, 2015

Smartphones can now be used to operate your coffee machines.

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December 11, 2015

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December 09, 2015

Expect tableware and furnishings in the early months of 2016 to be light-colored and flowery.

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December 09, 2015

The self-stirring mug from Hog Wild Toys mixes beverages at the touch of a button.

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December 08, 2015

Here are the 10 best-selling sport scooters on Amazon.com as of Dec. 8, 2015, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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December 04, 2015

Models "think" on their own via IR and ultrasonic technologies, multiple sensors and automatic functions.

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December 03, 2015

2015 is the year of the hoverboard, as predicted by the movies.

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December 02, 2015

New and upcoming releases are smarter, faster and travel further.

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November 23, 2015

At Sauder, "old" pieces are new again while pet furniture double as home decor.

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November 26, 2015

As consumers become more affluent, their choice of appliances become more sophisticated.

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November 26, 2015

Here are the 10 best-selling camping insect repellent on Amazon.com as of Nov. 26, 2015, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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November 13, 2015

Here are the 10 best-selling baby bottle-feeding supplies on Amazon.com as of Nov. 13, 2015, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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November 05, 2015

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November 04, 2015

A magnetized tray enables handsfree dunking.

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October 30, 2015

Here are the 10 best-selling fruit & vegetable tools on Amazon.com as of Oct. 30, 2015, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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October 28, 2015

An Arizona-based furniture design company is taking traditional desks up a notch.

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October 26, 2015

Buyers from North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa trooped to India's business district to check out more than 1,600 products.

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October 21, 2015

Here are the 10 best-selling power shaving and hair removal devices on Amazon.com as of Oct. 21, 2015, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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October 16, 2015

The Tea-Ceré grinds tea leaves into powder and then brews it until frothy.

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October 16, 2015

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October 15, 2015

The lamp's shade can be folded along the dotted lines or according to the user's preference.

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October 09, 2015

Typical units have platinum-coated titanium chambers, and come with direct tap connection and self-cleaning function.

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October 09, 2015

Companies release products targeting price-sensitive markets while stressing enhanced functionality and quality comparable with advanced kinds from Japan.

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October 08, 2015

Here are the 10 best-selling yoga mats on Amazon.com as of Oct. 8, 2015, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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October 08, 2015

The products in this gallery show the current trends in India barware.

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October 05, 2015

Kitchenware from India is available in a variety of designs that highlight a long history of craftsmanship.

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October 02, 2015

Here are the 10 best-selling lamps & lamp shades on Amazon.com as of Oct. 2, 2015, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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October 02, 2015

The kitchenware industry in India is experiencing rapid growth due to increasing channels of distribution.

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September 30, 2015

Shiny classic and modern pieces, many in stainless steel, feature stylish etching and various ornaments.

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September 29, 2015

The TIM3 MACHIN3 can cook several dishes simultaneously and evenly.

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September 24, 2015

Here are the 10 best-selling home decor on Amazon.com as of Sept. 24, 2015, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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September 22, 2015

Models can store and transmit data to users via Bluetooth, and feature automatic functions and increased durability.

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September 21, 2015

The cable-free myEarlySense goes under the mattress, and monitors the user's breathing and heart rates, and even tosses and turns.

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September 17, 2015

Lacquerware from Vietnam reflects centuries-old artwork with modern creativity.

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September 15, 2015

Vietnam's lacquerware industry is enjoying the support of government ministries and non-government organizations, which implement programs designed to boost the sector.

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September 14, 2015

A simple contraption lures and traps flies sans chemical attractants.

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September 10, 2015

Here are the 10 best-selling home storage and organizers on Amazon.com as of Sept. 10, 2015, and China suppliers that offer similar products.

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September 09, 2015

The travel mug does not need preheated water to brew coffee.

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September 08, 2015

Bye-bye upgrades: LG's new smart home technology makes traditional appliances "smart-aware."

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September 03, 2015

Multifunction models with vibrant colors and complex patterns are made through conventional labor-intensive processes such as clay mixing, glaze application and painting.

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September 02, 2015

China suppliers offer products similar to the 10 best-selling small kitchen appliances on Amazon.com.

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September 01, 2015

The home decor industry in Vietnam receives the support of the government and trade association programs that aim to boost the handicraft sector.

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September 01, 2015

Products are controlled with a touch of a button on a smartphone, and send alerts and reminders to the same gadget.

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August 27, 2015

The BedJet v2 can cool night sweats or warm cold feet.

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August 26, 2015

Aside from demand, the availability of plants like neem contribute to the growth of the market in the country.

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August 24, 2015

Models feature minimalist styles with intricate wood- or metalwork.

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August 18, 2015

Ingredients-scanning, a norm in grocery aisles, is becoming a common practice in the beauty section.

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August 18, 2015

Lack of raw rattan spurs Philippine furniture suppliers to utilize plastic and resin designed to simulate natural rattan.

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August 17, 2015

For the next several years, the market will grow 30 percent and will be worth more than $2 billion by 2022.

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August 12, 2015

The days of simply dumping a cup of detergent into a plastic water tub and twisting the wash knob are gone.

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August 12, 2015

Most respondents go to YouTube for beauty product information and usage tips.

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August 10, 2015

The products in this gallery represent the current trends in India-made rugs.

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August 04, 2015

The Hoover Wizard range includes a washing machine, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, oven, hob and cooker hood.

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August 03, 2015

Natural fibers such as cotton and coir are chosen by makers for their biodegradable and sustainable properties. Blends are also used to cut costs.

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August 03, 2015

Natural makeup and skincare are beauty market toppers but they are also one of the most difficult to define.

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July 29, 2015

The Midwest company has opened its doors to experiential retail.

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July 28, 2015

Suppliers are improving airtightness and picking materials that extend food preservation, and boost microwave oven- and dishwasher-friendliness.

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July 27, 2015

Male usage of beauty products still pales in comparison to women.

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July 22, 2015

Food ID technology can recognize ingredients and pick the appropriate cooking method and temperature for best results.

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July 16, 2015

Here is a list of the top-selling countertop blenders on eBay.com this week.

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July 14, 2015

Designs are mostly influenced by the types of locally available raw materials.

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July 14, 2015

More than just a personal lighting device, Suli aims to help light up communities without ready access to power and fuel.

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July 09, 2015

Here is a list of the top-selling countertop blenders on eBay.com this week.

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July 09, 2015

Myanmar furniture makers are anticipating the effects of the country's stricter timber sourcing regulations.

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July 06, 2015

Users post and share photos with a simple tap on the drinking glass.

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July 02, 2015

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July 02, 2015

No more alternating hot and cold bites, the new concept heats food evenly and offers various cooking methods.

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July 01, 2015

Next-generation robots will help reduce labor costs while boosting productivity.

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June 30, 2015

Eye-catching hues, enhanced durability and storage add-ons reinvigorate the mature line.

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June 24, 2015

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Open-plan living spaces will drive kitchen furniture business in the years ahead.

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June 18, 2015

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June 16, 2015

Concealed LEDs can be programmed to spell out or form directional and promotional messages.

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June 11, 2015

Imarflex, Midea and other international brands lead the market, open door for others.

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June 05, 2015

The products in this gallery have been handpicked by our Market Analysts for representing the current trends in baby blankets and quilts.

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June 05, 2015

Makers use polyester and cotton in different construction to enhance texture and insulation.

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June 03, 2015

In 2015, millennials will be buying furnishings for bedrooms and formal dining rooms.

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June 03, 2015

The top six appliance brands saw $17.8 billion in sales in the first quarter of 2015 alone.

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Pedal-powered washing machine saves electricity

June 03, 2015

A washing machine just 22in high washes, rinses and spin dries clothes via a foot pedal.

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Gallery View: 6 India-made wrought iron

Gallery View: 6 India-made wrought iron

June 03, 2015

The products in this gallery have been handpicked by our Market Analysts for representing the current trends in India women's formal shoes.

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Buyer's Guide: India wrought iron furniture segment on the rise

Buyer's Guide: India wrought iron furniture segment on the rise

June 03, 2015

New models' durability, corrosion resistance and lightness push the line forward.

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Gallery View: Hair health remains straightener priority

Gallery View: Hair health remains straightener priority

June 02, 2015

Tourmaline is the top choice among China suppliers to coat heating plates. Many models reach 230 C, good enough for professional use.

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Pillows keep tablet PCs and their users comfy

Pillows keep tablet PCs and their users comfy

May 29, 2015

Designs protect laps from tablet PCs that heat up from extended use.

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Flavor beads add zest but keep milk healthy

Flavor beads add zest but keep milk healthy

May 28, 2015

What better way to encourage children to drink milk than to inject fun flavors?

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Work desk on the go

Work desk on the go

May 27, 2015

The Popsdesk consists of a work desk and a chair that fold into a wheeled pull-along case.

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Flavored wipes: Better than ice cream?

Flavored wipes: Better than ice cream?

May 18, 2015

Two mothers developed flavored face wipes that can help reduce fussiness during clean-up time.

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Pillows as beauty aids

Pillows as beauty aids

May 13, 2015

Pillows are not just for sleeping anymore.

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eBay Hot Products: Countertop blenders (May 11)

eBay Hot Products: Countertop blenders (May 11)

May 11, 2015

Here is a list of the top-selling countertop blenders on eBay.com this week.

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Leading retailer recalls defective mattresses

Leading retailer recalls defective mattresses

May 08, 2015

Defective mattresses pose potential safety hazard.

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Gallery View: Hypodermic syringes highlight safety features

Gallery View: Hypodermic syringes highlight safety features

May 05, 2015

Makers adopt nontoxic and medical-grade materials to prevent health hazards. Models are disposable. Some have needle retraction and locking systems to avoid injury.

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Gallery View: Home bedding sets come alive with bold prints, accents

Gallery View: Home bedding sets come alive with bold prints, accents

April 28, 2015

China-made models with realistic 3D prints of flora and fauna, and big florals are on-trend. Classics feature flowers, dots and stripes.

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eBay Hot Products: Countertop blenders (April 21)

eBay Hot Products: Countertop blenders (April 21)

April 21, 2015

Here is a list of the top-selling countertop blenders on eBay.com this week.

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Making the kitchen smarter

Making the kitchen smarter

April 16, 2015

Products like Countertop and Meld make "dumb" appliances smart.

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Playful designs enliven stress balls

Playful designs enliven stress balls

April 10, 2015

Pieces resemble animals, sports balls, planets, body parts and various objects. These can be decorated with customized prints and promotional logos.

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Gallery view: 7 India-made coasters, napkin rings, serving trays

Gallery view: 7 India-made coasters, napkin rings, serving trays

April 07, 2015

The products in this gallery have been handpicked by our Market Analysts for representing the current trends in coasters, napkin rings and serving trays.

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New India-made coasters, napkin rings, serving trays attractive

New India-made coasters, napkin rings, serving trays attractive

April 07, 2015

Suppliers leverage material diversity and workmanship to come up with aesthetically pleasing designs.

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Dining chairs' constructions, materials stay clean, classic

Dining chairs' constructions, materials stay clean, classic

March 31, 2015

Many models have simple styles. Upholstery options include leather and fabric in an array of hues. The seat and legs adopt wood, plastic and metal.

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Ikea brings 'good Qi' with furniture-cum-wireless charger

Ikea brings 'good Qi' with furniture-cum-wireless charger

March 25, 2015

Upcoming tables, work desks, nightstands and lamps from Ikea will be able to charge Qi-compatible various electronic gadgets.

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