September 16, 2011

E.F. Bavis and Associates has launched a solar-powered transaction drawer for banking and pharmacy drive-through lanes, the company said.

September 16, 2011

The vast majority of pharmaceutical overdoses in children that resulted in a trip to the emergency room resulted from self-ingestion, according to a study released Friday.

September 13, 2011

Procter & Gamble’s Crest Pro-Health brand is looking to educate older adults about the importance of gum health during the second annual National Gingivitis Awareness Month this September by partnering with actress, author and health advocate Marilu Henner.

September 12, 2011

Consumer sentiment toward the economy continues to be negative, acknowledged David Dillon, Kroger chairman and CEO, a factor that may drive many consumers toward more of the value-driven store brands in which Kroger is investing.

September 9, 2011

Trips are up, but baskets are down, Kroger reported Friday morning, along with positive second-quarter results. Gas sales also are up with the decline in fuel prices, which is an item Kroger continues to use as a stickiness factor with its loyalty card program.

September 8, 2011

Procter & Gamble’s Old Spice brand has announced the launch of its new "Smell Better Than Yourself" advertising campaign, which is centered around the Old Spice Red Zone collection of deodorant, body spray and body wash.

September 8, 2011

Swiffer has updated its products with high-definition technology to offer a deeper clean.

September 6, 2011

Kroger has announced the promotion of Joe Fey as president of the Quality Food Centers division.

August 30, 2011

Kroger on Tuesday reported the company will coordinate a moment of silence across all 2,449 stores in its network on Sept. 11 to remember the victims and honor the heroes of the 9/11 tragedy.

August 26, 2011

Procter & Gamble's Charmin brand broke the Guinness World Record for the world's largest toilet roll.

August 26, 2011

Kroger has announced that it is offering early flu vaccinations for patients within its 1,900 pharmacy locations nationwide and at the 79 Little Clinic locations in select stores.

August 23, 2011

Kroger on Tuesday revealed results of its "Kroger Comforts Moms" survey to help understand the mindset of moms with young children.

August 22, 2011

Prasco will market an authorized generic drug for urinary tract infections under an agreement with Shionogi, the company said Monday.

August 5, 2011

Procter & Gamble announced on Friday double-digit growth in fourth-quarter net sales and earnings.

July 26, 2011

Kroger on Tuesday promoted Donna Giordano to the role of president of the Ralphs division.

July 25, 2011

Procter & Gamble's Head & Shoulders has tapped Alyson Hannigan, star of CBS' "How I Met Your Mother" and "American Pie," to be the brand's female ambassador. Hannigan will appear in a campaign targeting female consumers starting this month.

July 25, 2011

Procter & Gamble’s Olay is making its foray into the facial depilatory segment with its new Olay Smooth Finish facial hair removal duo.

July 20, 2011

Procter & Gamble announced on Wednesday that Alison Sweeney — "The Biggest Loser" host, author of "The Mommy Diet" and "Days of our Lives" star — has partnered with the Crest and Oral-B brands to help launch the "Life Opens Up Project," a program that encourages individuals to share their personal stories showcasing how their healthy mouths have played a role in shaping who they are today.

July 19, 2011

Kroger banner Smith's has a new president.

July 13, 2011

Kroger on Wednesday launched a new website in support of its Comforts line of baby products, the grocer announced.

July 11, 2011

Seattle-based retail pharmacy chain Bartell Drugs will use KSS Retail’s price modeling and optimization services to better understand its customers’ wants and needs and to provide value for its shoppers, KSS Retail said Monday.

July 11, 2011

CINCINNATI — Following a European launch in 2009, Braun, a member of the P&G beauty and grooming family of brands, has announced the availability of the Braun Satin Hair brush in the United States.

Braun Satin Hair brush makes its exclusive debut in the United States on QVC on July 12. The brush has a suggested retail price of $65.

The battery-operated Braun Satin Hair brush combines Braun's Active Ion Technology, ­ which promises to give hair smoothness and shine, ­ with its Seamless Bristle Technology.

July 7, 2011

Febreze officially has launched a new campaign that features real people participating in live scent experiments.

July 6, 2011

In an effort to help women battle blemishes, Procter & Gamble's Olay skin care brand has introduced its new Olay Professional Pro-X Clear line.