June 22, 2011

The Soho brand, which is known for its soft-sided cosmetic bags and beauty cases, now is expanding into makeup brushes with a collection of ergonomically designed brushes for the mass market.

June 21, 2011

Royal Philips Electronics has added the EnduraLED A21 17-watt bulb to its lineup of LED bulbs. The new bulb is designed to replace the 75-watt incandescent bulb while reducing energy consumption by 80% and lasting 25 times longer.

June 8, 2011

A new line of biodegradable trash bags are looking to "dress the mess."

May 16, 2011

Philips is slated to launch a new LED light bulb, which will premiere at the LightFair International trade show.

May 13, 2011

Safeway’s store in the Georgetown section of Washington, D.C., has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The 71,067-sq.-ft. store is the grocer’s second LEED-certified store and the first LEED-certified store in D.C.

April 27, 2011

Conair celebrity stylist spokesman Jonathan Antin was on site this week at the pop-up salon in New York City's Soho Trump Hotel for the Arts & Cinema Media Centre to help promote the launch of Infiniti Pro by Conair styling tools.

April 11, 2011

L'Oréal's Garnier brand has inked an exclusive partnership with TerraCycle, a company specializing in the collection and reuse of nonrecyclable post-consumer waste, to help reduce the amount of personal care and beauty packaging waste sent to landfills. To help support the partnership, a mobile marketing program kicks off in New York on April 11.

March 21, 2011

Nipro Diagnostics, a provider of diabetes monitoring and management products, announced the promotion of Gregg Johnson to SVP consumer healthcare and Lisa Nardi to VP marketing. Both will continue reporting to Scott Verner, Nipro president.

March 4, 2011

BETHEL, Conn. — A new lineup of Duracell power inverters and laptop power adapters has been introduced for a spring launch. This is the first line to market advanced USB 2.1 Amp charging ports across inverters and laptop adapters.

March 4, 2011

EcoTools, an earth-friendly bath and beauty products brand, has made its way to Walmart.

February 18, 2011

HUNTINGTON, N.Y. — Concerns over kids’ medicines and proper dosing is still a prominent issue. Children between the ages of 2 years and 12 years are inaccurately dosed up to 73% of the time, according to a report published by the American Medical Association. This increases emergency room visits in two-thirds of the cases.

January 19, 2011

Fresh & Easy debuted the winning design from its first-ever Design-A-Bag contest in its stores this week.

January 10, 2011

Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., plans to introduce new legislation soon to make medicine cups and other dosage devices commonly used to give medicine to children safer, the Congress leader recently announced. However, the need for such a bill may be moot as the over-the-counter industry already is actively initiating guidelines to standardize dosing directions and units of measuring that dose.

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 3, 2011

Helen of Troy on Monday announced that it has completed its acquisition of humidifier manufacturer Kaz. Sales for the next 12 months, ending Dec. 31, 2011, are expected to exceed $400 million, the company announced.

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.

November 21, 2010

EcoTools is brushing up on its cosmetic accessories....

October 20, 2010

Regional supermarket chain Fresh & Easy said its promotion of reusable canvas bags has been...

October 11, 2010

Blueair unveiled a product that promises a "personal clean air zone."...

October 7, 2010

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

September 28, 2010

Franklin Electronic Publishers will launch this week its Roadie portable speaker systems, designed for customers...

September 12, 2010

National hardware chain The Home Depot is selling energy-efficient LED bulbs that are affordable and...

September 1, 2010

Medisim-USA is rolling out the newest addition to its TempleTouch line at Walgreens stores nationwide....

August 22, 2010

National hardware chain The Home Depot is offering what it calls the first affordable LED...