August 21, 2015

Hair accessory brand Milk & Sass on Thursday launched Sugar Twists, a selection of spiraled hair ties designed to minimize pulling, denting, slipping and snapping. 

August 20, 2015

Designer Greetings recently launched Around the Corner, a line of die-cut, accordion, tri-fold cards with such special features as tip-ons, stamps, glitter and embossing treatments that give the cards a 3-D look. 

August 20, 2015

Medical equipment manufacturer Drive Medical announced Thursday that it had entered an agreement to acquire HurryCane’s entire product line.

August 20, 2015

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the greeting card category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the general merchandise aisle.

August 20, 2015

Hallmark has introduced a new greeting card format called Banner Cards.

August 20, 2015

When 26-year-old Tracy Dalton forgot her toothpaste when visiting a friend’s house, she fell in love with her friend’s brand, hello. “I had never seen the brand before, but it just looked so friendly and called out to me,” she said.

August 20, 2015

E-cards may be grabbing share from traditional cards, but consumers who purchase paper cards are gravitating toward higher-priced products. Greeting cards that feature such technological elements as recording features and LED lights, cards from recycled materials and specialty cards, such as those featuring decorative elements, will continue to buoy profit margins in the category.

August 20, 2015

In the Aug. 24 issue, DSN also highlighted some of the companies attracting — and retaining — New General Market consumers, including Ansell, Beiersdorf, Dentek, Fleet, hello products, Kao Brands, Mentholatum, Paris Presents and Wahl.

August 20, 2015

Over the past 15 years, studies have indicated how different America will look in the future — in 2020, 2040, 2050 and beyond. However, the United States isn’t on the brink of change. It has indeed already changed well beyond demographics, and the cultural shift that we are now witnessing will continue as a defining part of the landscape and future of the nation.

August 19, 2015

Only 1 in 143 shoppers accounted for 80% of volume for the average new product studied.

August 17, 2015

Holiday shopping often starts earlier than commonly thought and also frequently being online.

August 14, 2015

Johnson & Johnson on Thursday announced the launch of its new brand, Compeed, for September and a new line of Band-Aid Brand Adhesive Bandages featuring images from “Star Wars.”

August 14, 2015

Retailers still have time to capitalize on what is turning out to be a late back-to-school shopping, according to a just-released study.

August 13, 2015

The Hispanic Dental Association earlier this week announced that it will partner with Crest and Oral-B to improve dental health among the growing number of U.S. Hispanics.

August 13, 2015

The NPD Group recently partnered with Univision Communications on a report titled The Hispanic Shopping Activity Service, which offers insight the behavior of Hispanic shoppers.

August 12, 2015

Among Videotel’s new signage solutions is one called Move that activates as many as 21 feet away by way of motion sensor. 

August 10, 2015

Aquaphor is inviting consumers to share stories about how the product helped heal, inspired by its eight recommended uses, through the #AquaphorIT Contest.

August 7, 2015

Tampax announced this week that it will provide a behind-the-scenes glimpse into professional soccer player and gold medalist Alex Morgan’s life through exclusive YouTube videos, a sweepstakes and the largest soccer ProCamp for girls later this summer.

August 6, 2015

In honor of National Fresh Breath Day on Thursday, DenTek’s Orabrush mascot Morgan the Tongue offered fresh-breath advice on social media, while his friends — the dancing tongues — performed and dispensed samples in New York City.

August 6, 2015

GMDC has played an integral role in front-end merchandising for almost five decades. 

August 4, 2015

DenTek’s new website will now let  visitors brushing up on their oral health information purchase the company’s products directly on the site. 

August 4, 2015

An ongoing shopper behavior study conducted by The Integer Group and M/A/R/C Research shows that retailers will continue to see the number of back-to-school shoppers in their stores drop.

August 3, 2015

“Property Brothers” home renovation expert Jonathan Scott hosted on Wednesday Mr. Clean’s first Moving Institute to demonstrate new products.

July 31, 2015

Brush Buddies, a provider of educational oral care products, launched the Soniclean Pro One on Tuesday.