May 29, 2014

A recent survey spearheaded by Energizer suggests that a vast amount of consumers have experienced problems with in-device alkaline battery leakage.

May 15, 2014

The growing senior market is fueling the sale of hearing-aid batteries and specialty batteries for health and fitness devices.

November 8, 2013

Energizer has made improvements to its Ultimate Lithium and Energizer Recharge AA and AAA batteries.

November 8, 2013

’Tis the season for toy and electronics gifts. It’s no coincidence that it’s also the biggest time of the year for battery sales. Ramping up displays can help retailers optimize the season.

September 10, 2013

A proliferation of high-drain electronics and healthcare devices are keeping consumers in need of more battery power.

September 10, 2013

Duracell has launched an advanced alkaline battery with long-lasting power, a product it's calling the "biggest innovation since CopperTop."

July 12, 2013

Hearing aid and coin batteries are outperforming other battery segments. Fueled by an aging population that is more willing than ever before to wear hearing aids, the hearing aid battery segment has continued to grow over the last several years.

March 8, 2013

Research from the Freedonia Group indicates that the mature battery category is seeing modest topline growth largely due to a shift in the product mix toward premium batteries.

February 21, 2013

Jackery, a provider of premium rechargeable battery products for mobile devices, announced on Thursday the launch of the Jackery Bar and Jackery Mini batteries.

November 6, 2012

Spectrum Brands Holdings on Tuesday announced that the hearing aid battery unit of its Rayovac global battery division has received top honors in two categories of the 2012 In Business Sustainability Awards program.

October 9, 2012

A remedy for odors that lurk in trash cans has entered the market. Trash Dash, a new item marketed under the BestAir brand, is a sodium bicarbonate-based product that is designed to enhance indoor air quality and add a fresh scent to trash or recycling containers by absorbing odors.

May 24, 2012

Energizer showcased its new line of portable chargers earlier this month at the International CTIA Wireless Conference's MobileFocus event in New Orleans.

April 13, 2012

A new device designed to offer home climate and aroma control has hit the market. New Honeywell with Febreze Freshness Cool and Refresh fan brings together Honeywell’s ability to circulate indoor air while utilizing Febreze Set & Refresh scent cartridges that are designed to eliminate odors, Honeywell said.

March 8, 2012

Rechargeable batteries represent a growth area for retailers. A report from the Freedonia Group indicated that alkaline batteries remain the most prevalent type of primary battery, accounting for more than 70% of demand.

January 25, 2012

Portable power is the growth area of the battery category. While sales of alkaline batteries remain challenged, rechargeable batteries and chargers are becoming a bigger part of the category.

December 5, 2011

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.


November 29, 2011

Maxell has introduced a rechargeable lithium ion battery designed to operate in low temperatures, the company said.

October 14, 2011

Procter & Gamble Professional, the away-from-home division of P&G, on Thursday announced a partnership with Firehouse Subs in support of national Fire Safety month.

September 14, 2011

A new partnership between Safe Kids USA and Energizer will share information with parents and caregivers about the potential risks of children swallowing coin lithium batteries.

February 3, 2011

Battery manufacturer Rayovac has appointed a new senior brand manager and marketing coordinator to its North American hearing-aid battery division.

February 1, 2011

Procter & Gamble’s Duracell brand, in partnership with the National Volunteer Fire Council, on Monday kicked off a national battery donation program. The Power Those Who Protect Us program is designed to help equip the more than 730,000 volunteer firefighters with supplies they need to help power firefighting gear.

December 10, 2010

Duracell brought to New York its mobile Smart Power Lab tour, which gives New Yorkers and tourists the opportunity to recharge their mobile electronic devices and participate in powering the New Year's Eve numerals.

October 24, 2010

’Tis the season for battery multipacks. Battery-powered toys and electronic devices are on many holiday...

September 30, 2010

One of the biggest manufacturers of batteries and battery-powered devices has released its newest battery...