April 27, 2011

Procter & Gamble’s Pantene hair care brand has started producing its new shampoo and conditioner bottles made primarily from plant-based plastic.

April 25, 2011

In line with the annual celebration of Cinco de Mayo, Pepto-Bismol has tapped actress Busy Philipps, star of ABC's "Cougar Town," for a campaign themed after the holiday.

April 25, 2011

In retailing, it’s a given that a long-term, severe recession will cut through the ranks of food, drug and general merchandise retailers like a scythe through wheat, pushing weaker players out of the market as consumer spending dries up and Darwinian realities winnow the field. But it’s also true that the strongest merchants can emerge not only intact, but also with even brighter prospects if they innovate, invest and retain the loyalty of their customers.


April 20, 2011

Kroger is the latest retailer to join the Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance as a partner.

April 18, 2011

Bossa Nova is expanding its superfruit juice beverages portfolio.

April 15, 2011

Procter & Gamble is expanding its voluntary recall of Clairol Natural Instincts to include two additional shades in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

April 12, 2011

While there’s little chance a tsunami or the gale-force winds of a Hurricane Katrina will ever come crashing through this Cincinnati suburb, John Vota’s Safe & Ready Life store provides home and family safety solutions, along with emergency supplies and services to help prepare homes for both everyday emergencies and natural catastrophes.

April 11, 2011

In an effort to reward those that take everyday conservation actions, Procter & Gamble's Future Friendly program has announced a national partnership with Recyclebank.

April 11, 2011

Part of its 50th anniversary as a baby care brand, Pampers has launched its Little Miracle Missions program.

April 8, 2011

Procter & Gamble has announced a voluntary recall of 10 shades of its Clairol Natural Instincts in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico because of a mismatched ColorFresh! Revitalizer sachet in the kits that may create an unwanted color result.

April 5, 2011

A Procter & Gamble potato chip brand will become part of Diamond Foods in a
deal valued at $2.35 billion.

April 4, 2011

A database that held the names and email addresses of Kroger customers has been breached, the retailer announced.

March 29, 2011

Procter & Gamble's latest BrandSaver coupon booklet, which will be released next week, will feature entries from P&G Future Friendly's Find Your Footprint student contest.

March 24, 2011

Procter & Gamble and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries will bring their over-the-counter product lines and capabilities together in a deal they expect to be completed this fall.

March 23, 2011

Procter & Gamble's Crest Pro-Health portfolio now includes the new Invigorating Clean toothpaste and mouth rinse.

March 22, 2011

With the NCAA tournament under way, Procter & Gamble's Pepto-Bismol will offer an interactive experience at Bracket Town, a college basketball fan festival, by highlighting historical game upsets.

March 16, 2011

Procter & Gamble announced the grand opening of its new plant in Box Elder, Utah, marking the first plant the company has built in four decades.

March 11, 2011

Kroger's board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 10.5 cents per share, the same payout amount as January.

March 10, 2011

Shortly after the announcement that the president of its global hair care business was leaving for a chief executive role at Sephora, Procter & Gamble announced additional organizational changes.

March 3, 2011

Kroger on Thursday beat analysts’ quarterly consensus, posting 46 cents in earnings per share (adjusted for a goodwill impairment charge) that exceeded consensus by 2 cents EPS, with a higher-than-expected identical-store sales lift of 3.8% (excluding fuel).

February 28, 2011

Procter & Gamble is letting Target customers know that great things come in small packages as it launches new Tide and Gain compacted powder laundry detergents.

February 25, 2011

Kroger is highlighting immunization against the flu this season on the company's website.

February 25, 2011

Procter & Gamble is working toward making its sites LEED-certified as part of the company's long-term sustainability commitment.

February 23, 2011

Procter & Gamble's Head & Shoulders brand has welcomed Minnesota Twins All-Star catcher Joe Mauer as its newest brand ambassador.