01/10/2011 - 11:48am

Helen of Troy, a marketer and developer of brand-name personal care and household consumer products, posted a boost in third-quarter net sales and net income as its personal care segment benefited from the acquisition of Pert Plus and Sure brands.

01/07/2011 - 1:13pm

Ilex Consumer Products Group on Thursday acquired the St. Joseph brand from McNeil-PPC, the company announced.

01/07/2011 - 12:43pm

One week after announcing that it would sell off its shoe care business to SC Johnson, Sara Lee is moving ahead with plans to split its business into two units.

01/06/2011 - 12:59pm

Net sales for December at Costco rose 11% to nearly $9.2 billion for the five weeks ended Jan. 2, compared with the year-ago period.

01/06/2011 - 12:21pm

Fred's on Thursday posted a same-store sales lift of 0.2% for the five weeks ended Jan. 1, compared with an increase of 1.3% in the same period last year. Fred's total sales for the month increased 1% to $210.6 million.

01/06/2011 - 11:34am

Despite an easy prior-year comparison, Target fell short of its December same-store sales guidance with a disappointing 0.9% gain.

01/05/2011 - 1:27pm

Lansinoh Labs on Wednesday announced its acquisition of the Italian-designed mOmma brand of baby-feeding products and accessories.

01/05/2011 - 12:06pm

Troy Healthcare on Wednesday announced its purchase of the Stopain brand from DRJ Group and also stated that a new Stopain gel line extension will be shipping to stores in early 2011.

01/05/2011 - 10:00am

Shortly after announcing a record-setting first quarter last month, Walgreens reported on Wednesday that its December sales rose 7.5% to $6.8 billion.