Philosophy, which was acquired by the Coty prestige portfolio in 2010, has announced the newest addition to its Miracle Worker collection — the Miracle Worker Miraculous All-Over brightener and dark spot corrector.
With consumers eating more meals at home, frozen food sales are soaring. Packaged Facts predicted the frozen food category will grow to $70 billion in 2015, an increase of $14.1 billion (or 25%) over 2010.
The Mentholatum Co., which makes Softlips lip care products, is inviting its more than three-quarters of a million Facebook fans to vote on the new flavor that will launch exclusively at Target stores in the spring.
Cepia, makers of wildly popular ZhuZhu Pets, has a new line of collectables in its lineup for the 2011 holiday season. Xia-Xia (pronounced “shah-shah”) Pets is a new line of four collectable hermit crabs that walk and dance when their claws are pressed.
Alkaline batteries are showing tepid growth, and experts expect sales to plunge as much as 3% as fierce competition among manufacturers continues to pressure pricing. More devices are using built-in rechargeable battery systems — another trend hurting primary battery sales.