January 13, 2011

The tale of two courageous men that look to stop a half-mile-long freight train from destroying a city is barreling its way to Blu-ray and DVD, thanks to Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

January 7, 2011

Walgreens’ increasing use of mobile technology platforms is transforming the way the company reaches patients and is expanding its ability to deliver health services via smart phones and other devices, a Walgreens official asserted Friday.

January 6, 2011

Oregon Scientific and Gaiam on Wednesday announced a new wellness-bent product offering that includes low-profile heart-rate monitors with touchscreen technology; USB-powered air sanitizers; massagers for the head, back and body; and ultrasonic diffusers and heated candles for aromatherapy, which will be introduced first to buyers attending the Consumer Electronics Show.

January 6, 2011

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

January 6, 2011

Church & Dwight on Tuesday morning unveiled its latest personal massager — Trojan Vibrating Twister — at the Consumer Electronics Show. Also showcased at the electronics show was Trojan BareSkin, the thinnest condom in brand history, Trojan Vibrating Pulse personal massager and Trojan Ecstasy Fire & Ice condoms with personal lubricants on both the interior and exterior of the condom.

January 5, 2011

EL PASO, Texas — Helen of Troy Limited last month entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire the business of Kaz for $260 million in cash, subject to certain closing working capital and other adjustments. Kaz manages the Vicks and Braun brand names under license from Procter & Gamble, Honeywell under license from Honeywell and its owned brands, Stinger, SoftHeat and Kaz. Kaz sales for the ensuing 12 months ending Dec. 31, 2011, are expected to exceed $400 million, Helen of Troy stated.

January 5, 2011

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — While pharmacy obviously continues to be an important part of the business, Lewis Drug — which has larger store footprints of 40,000 sq. ft. to 50,000 sq. ft. — is placing an even greater emphasis on the front end, said Mark Griffin, president and CEO of the 33-store chain.


January 3, 2011

DreamWorks' latest animated hit is coming to Blu-ray and DVD in a "mega" way.

January 3, 2011

A new joint healthcare venture between GE and Intel was launched on Monday, and both companies promise it will improve the quality of life for seniors.

January 3, 2011

With the Consumer Electronics Show approaching, Sears is launching a social media initiative designed to give bloggers early access to consumer electronics information and provide readers with the latest technology news.

December 21, 2010

Paramount Home Entertainment is bringing a chilling story to DVD and Blu-ray this winter.

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.

December 9, 2010

Helen of Troy on Thursday announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire the business of Kaz for $260 million in cash, subject to certain closing working capital and other adjustments.

December 7, 2010


HOUSTON — Walgreens will receive a jolt to its brand image in February as the chain begins playing host to NRG’s eVgo electric vehicle charging stations across 18 locations in the Hous­ton market. The eye-catching stations will help position Walgreens, and such other participating retailers as H-E-B and Best Buy, as cutting-edge companies with an eye to the future — and as responsible neighbors intent to make good on the promise of sustainability.


December 6, 2010

NBTY on Monday named Jeffrey Nagel to the CEO post, succeeding Scott Rudolph, who will maintain his position as chairman.

November 29, 2010

A documentary that examined the controversial death and cover-up of celebrated NFL star-turned-Army-ranger Pat Tillman, who was killed in the line of duty in Afghanistan, will arrive on Blu-ray and DVD.

November 22, 2010

CVS/pharmacy is gearing up for one of the biggest sales days of the year: Black Friday ...

November 22, 2010

Consumers shopping this Black Friday will spend in a “mindful manner,” according to a new...

November 22, 2010

Consumers shopping this Black Friday will spend in a “mindful manner" ...

November 21, 2010

With Black Friday just around the corner, Walmart has placed these battery kiosks throughout the...

November 7, 2010

The developer of a wireless mobile application designed to help manage diabetes announced that its...

November 2, 2010

Retailers can look to last-minute holiday shoppers to bring in the big bucks, according to...

October 12, 2010

A creator of customized mobile phone covers and electronic devices has developed designs that feature...

October 7, 2010

A lightbulb that stays illuminated for three hours without electricity has arrived in the United...