January 25, 2012

Pescanova USA is introducing a new line of frozen shrimp that doesn't contain additives or preservatives.

January 25, 2012

Medical device maker PMD Healthcare has launched what it calls the first personal spirometer to monitor lung function, the company said.

January 25, 2012

Portable power is the growth area of the battery category. While sales of alkaline batteries remain challenged, rechargeable batteries and chargers are becoming a bigger part of the category.

January 25, 2012

A 40,000-sq.-ft. Marsh Supermarkets store will open in Indianapolis as part of a new $85 million development project, according to published reports.

January 25, 2012

When buying bath and shower products, shoppers tend to choose products based mainly on scent and moisturization, according to a Mintel survey. Furthermore, men are increasingly opting for body wash in lieu of bar soap.

January 25, 2012

Hitting select Walmart locations is the new Piggy Paint nail polish for little girls.

January 25, 2012

A human papillomavirus vaccine created by drug maker Merck does not cause autoimmune conditions after young women are inoculated, according to a new Kaiser Permanente study.

January 25, 2012

The North American manufacturer and marketer of fabric care and household care products has named its leader as the chairman of the board.

January 25, 2012

Sales of craft kits and art supplies “remain strong with a slight uptick,” according to Adrienne Appell, a spokeswoman for the Toy Industry Association.

January 25, 2012

Acadia Healthcare on Wednesday announced that it has named Walgreens veteran Wade Miquelon to its board of directors.

January 24, 2012

In an effort to help chronically ill Americans that rely on safety net clinics for their medical care, AstraZeneca has donated $3.8 million worth of prescription medicines to AmeriCares.

January 24, 2012

Banana Boat sun care will take on the sun and the speedway for a new partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing Teams.

January 24, 2012

BJ's Wholesale Club is opening three new club locations, including one in Virginia and two in New York.

January 24, 2012

Clif on Tuesday announced a flavor line extension — iced oatmeal cookie — for its Clif Kid Zbar brand.

January 24, 2012

Henkel’s Dial for Men is the presenting partner of the 2012 Spartan Race series, sponsoring all 38 U.S. races, which kick off Jan. 28 in Temecula, Calif.

January 24, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new means of administering a cancer drug made by Takeda, the drug maker said.

January 24, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new manufacturing plant that will be operated by drug maker Genzyme.

January 24, 2012

Hy-Vee has introduced a mobile application that it said could make locating pie crust in its stores as easy as saying "pie."

January 24, 2012

Jane Carter Solution has announced the newest addition to its line of all-natural hair care products — the Natural & Curly Hair Essentials kit.

January 24, 2012

Kashi has added a new member to its line of frozen pizza.

January 24, 2012

Northern New York retail pharmacy chain Kinney Drugs has hired two new people to its management team, the company said Tuesday.

January 24, 2012

Meijer's stores in Michigan will "prominently" feature 49 products made in the state as part of a program to promote local businesses, the mass merchandise retailer said.

January 24, 2012

Target has promoted John Mulligan to the position of EVP and CFO, effective April 1. Mulligan currently serves as SVP finance. He replaces Doug Scovanner, Target’s EVP and CFO for the past 18 years, who announced his retirement in November 2011.

January 24, 2012

A biscotti maker now owns a Canada-based cookie brand.