April 8, 2011

Nestle Performance Nutrition and its PowerBar brand have teamed up to introduce a new energy bar for women.

April 8, 2011

Walgreens on Friday helped launch the nation’s first privately funded and comprehensive electric vehicle charging network with an initial station at the Walgreens drug store at Belt Line Road and Montfort Drive in Dallas.

April 6, 2011

Majestic Drug, a manufacturer of niche oral care and personal care products, has promoted Nilda Oyola to national sales and marketing manager.

April 5, 2011

Help Remedies on Monday named 20-year industry veteran Mark Cieslinski SVP sales.

April 5, 2011

Mall owner Simon Property Group announced Tuesday that it has completed its first installation of an electric vehicle charging station at one of its shopping centers.

March 21, 2011

Shortly after announcing the launch of its weight-loss system for men, Sensa is introducing a fruity lineup of energy-enhanced vitamin drinks.

March 21, 2011

Stater Bros. has entered an agreement to purchase two stores from Albertsons in Lake Elsinore and Hesperia, Calif.

March 16, 2011

Rite Aid’s philanthropic arm is donating to relief efforts in Japan.

March 9, 2011

FRS Healthy Energy on Tuesday announced the launch of new Healthy Protein and Healthy Energy formulas to be shipped in April.

March 4, 2011

The core drug store shopper is a likely consumer of cell phone and computer accessories, according to research from the Consumer Electronics Association.

March 4, 2011

NORTHFIELD, Ill. — The active gum category has a new functional addition. Kraft Foods recently introduced Stride Spark, a gum that contains vitamins B6 and B12, two essential nutrients known for helping to release energy in the body.

Manufacturers have been boosting new gum flavors with vitamins and supplements in an effort to help consumers meet their daily nutritional requirements and keep the category exciting. The strategy has worked — gum has seen steady growth over the past few years, outpacing many other confection segments.

March 2, 2011

Dr. Siegal's Cookie Diet lineup now includes a 2-oz., single-serve energy shot.

February 25, 2011

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

February 22, 2011

Take 10 Beverages on Monday launched Take 10 to Relax and Take 10 to Sleep, two relaxation shots joining a number of recent introductions that are the yin to an energy shot’s yang.

February 17, 2011

ViVa Beverages on Wednesday announced the national launches of Quick Beverages Sleep and Quick Beverages Relax, two new 2-oz. shots containing relaxation aids in a zero-calorie, sugar-free, berry-flavor drink.

February 15, 2011

Stop & Shop is taking supermarket energy efficiency to a new level at a store in New England.

February 15, 2011

Philips Lighting announced that one of its LED bulbs now will carry the Energy Star label.

February 14, 2011

New research published in the Feb. 14 online edition of Pediatrics found that prolonged use of energy drinks by young people can lead to potentially adverse health outcomes.

February 4, 2011

Pacific Shore Holdings on Thursday launched the Energy-X SPF 30 lip balm — an “energy” lip care product infused with green tea and hoodia gordonii extracts, as well as caffeine, as an alternative to energy shots.

February 1, 2011

“Do you know what 2:30 in the afternoon feels like?” Not if you have Living Essentials’ 5-Hour Energy on the shelf. The company peppered the airwaves with its commercial message, positioning 5-Hour Energy shots as an alternative to coffee for those 30-somethings in the work force.


January 25, 2011

Parlaying off of the success of energy shots, iChill Beverages hopes to offer a relaxation alternative with the iChill relaxation shot, introduced last week at the ECRM Vitamin, Diet and Sports Nutrition conference.

January 24, 2011

Biotab Nutraceuticals last week showcased an Extenze line extension — an energy-shot delivery format — at the ECRM Vitamin, Diet and Sports Nutrition conference here.

January 21, 2011

Celebrity and supermodel Heidi Klum has teamed up with Coty to develop and market her own signature fragrance called Heidi Klum Shine.