October 17, 2011

Seven-in-10 Americans will celebrate Halloween, creating a $7 billion market, according to the National Retail Federation.

October 4, 2011

Clif Kid on Tuesday announced that its Full Moon Brownie Zbar, will be available for a limited time for families looking to give trick-or-treaters something a little more healthy this Halloween.

October 4, 2011

Helen of Troy has acquired a license from Summit Entertainment to produce and market an exclusive line of Pro Beauty Tools under the "Twilight Saga" franchise.

September 28, 2011

Retailers shouldn't be fearful of Halloween, as more consumers are expected to celebrate the holiday this year, the National Retail Federation said.

September 27, 2011

Target is encouraging consumers having a tough time selecting a Halloween costume this year to let their friends decide.

September 27, 2011

Salon Perfect, a brand of lashes and brow products sold exclusively at Walmart, has partnered with Paramount Pictures' upcoming film, "Footloose," which opens Oct. 14.

September 23, 2011

Bayer HealthCare's Rid brand is taking its battle beyond lice with the introduction of Rid home lice, bed bug and dust mite spray.

September 22, 2011

Walgreens is celebrating Halloween with a new Facebook contest.

September 16, 2011

Quaker Oats has teamed up with digital startup company Zazu to launch the Zazu Mornings mobile application.

August 30, 2011

Oral care company Sunstar Americas has inked a licensing agreement with film and entertainment company Lucasfilm to launch a new line of manual and power toothbrushes featuring iconic characters and lightsabers from the “Star Wars” film saga and “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” television series.

August 3, 2011

Walt Disney is bringing two animated films to DVD and Blu-ray formats this month.

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 15, 2011

Walt Disney Studios and Jerry Bruckheimer Films announced that the latest installment of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" series, "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides," will be available on high-definition Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D and movie download on Oct. 18.

July 5, 2011

Ever see the movie “Pleasantville,” where the kid and his sister get sucked into their TV set and become trapped in a late-1950s sitcom? As the two introduce 1990s sensibilities to inhabitants of the fictitious town, the people and their surroundings slowly transform from black-and-white to color. The film is a metaphor for enlightenment, innovation and discovery.


June 7, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory approval application for a head lice treatment made by Topaz Pharmaceuticals, Topaz said Tuesday.

June 6, 2011

H2O is celebrating the Blu-ray and DVD release of animated film "Rio" by partnering with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment to kick off a new marketing promotion.

June 1, 2011

Japanese cosmetics company Pola Orbis Holdings plans to acquire H2O Plus, a privately held developer, manufacturer and marketer of prestige, branded marine-based natural skin care products for the face and body.

May 31, 2011

Generic drug maker Mylan plans to give one of its subsidiaries a new name, the company said.

May 12, 2011

Not Your Mother's hair care line launched in 2010 in a few hundred Walmart stores as a test. Now, the brand is celebrating a successful first year with broadened distribution at retail.

May 6, 2011

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has introduced a new premiere line of diverse films from around the world, which will be available on DVD, Video On Demand and digital download formats in the United States later this year.

April 12, 2011

A newly merged national snack food company has unveiled its corporate logo.

April 6, 2011

Reese Pharmaceutical has launched a water-based aerosol that is designed to kill bed bugs.

March 23, 2011

Forward Foods, a nutrition bar company, is making a foray into the beverage market.

March 21, 2011

A new tomato planter that has gardening enthusiasts looking up now is available at retailers nationwide.