Honey-Can-Do Acquires Urbio

Purchase makes Honey-Can-Do “a whole-house solution,” CEO says
February 22, 2016David Gill

HoneyCanDologo3x2BERKELEY, Ill.-Honey-Can-Do has acquired Urbio, combining two players in the home storage and organization industry.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed in a Honey-Can-Do statement. Urbio, which debuted on Kickstarter in 2011, provides organization products for small-space living, sold under the Urbio, Perch and Sabi brand names. These products will be sold under the Urbio by Honey-Can-Do label going forward, the statement said.

“The addition of these products will truly make Honey-Can-Do a whole-house solution,” said Steve Greenspon, Honey-Can-Do’s CEO. “The entire team at Honey-Can-Do is excited for the roll out that we feel will further the Urbio mission as well as complement the assortments of our combined retail partners.”

This is Honey-Can-Do’s second acquisition. In February 2015, the company acquired the Zevro brand of dry food dispensers and barware.

David GillDavid Gill | Senior Editor

David Gill covers home textiles, small electrics housewares, personal-care products, cleaning products, mattresses, consumer electronics and major appliances. He also reports on retailers and writes about the business and financial side of both vendors and retailers. He has more than 30 years of experience in business journalism, and has worked for other publications and websites that cover consumer products from both the manufacturer and retailer sides. His outside interests include sports (he is a big fan of the New York teams and of British soccer), cooking, movies and theater. He occasionally enjoys a good cigar as well.


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