January 27, 2014

Eighty percent of U.S. consumers use the Internet when they shop. The fourth annual research study of shopper behavior, conducted by Cisco Consulting Services, revealed the percentage of “uber-digitals” shoppers, who regularly use their smartphones for their shopping decision-making, nearly doubled to 18% of the sampled population.

January 27, 2014

Weiman Products, a manufacturer of specialty cleaning products whose portfolio includes Weiman Cook Top Cleaner and Weiman Leather Wipes, has acquired from the Homax Group the Goo Gone, Magic, Stone Care International, Natural Magic, OOPS! Paint Remover and Gonzo brands.

January 24, 2014

Procter & Gamble’s Gain brand is now offering consumers Gain flings!, a single-use laundry pac.

January 23, 2014

SheaMoisture, a personal care brand, has released two new products formulated especially for babies and children with allergies and skin sensitivities.

January 22, 2014

An IRI MarketPulse survey found that shopper sentiment dropped in fourth quarter 2013, and this gloomy attitude is spilling over into 2014 across all age groups.

January 21, 2014

Yankee Candle has added five new fragrances to its lineup.

January 17, 2014

MidWest Gloves & Gear — a manufacturer of garden accessories, lawn and garden footwear, boots and rainwear — has introduced a licensed line of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" garden gloves and accessories.

January 16, 2014

Kimberly-Clark's Depend brand has introduced a discreet incontinence solution. New Fit-Flex protection allows men and women to be as active as they want to be without fear of embarrassment, according to the company

January 15, 2014

Charmin will transform the Hard Rock Café in Times Square into the “Soft Rocks! Café" to showcase Charmin Ultra Soft, which now features comfort cushions.

January 15, 2014

Top Pair recently introduced Safe-Sit, a disposable paper toilet seat cover that retails for a suggested $1.99 for 10 sheets.

January 14, 2014

After Bite on Tuesday announced an improvement in its formula, which now uses baking soda to alleviate and soothe bites and stings. The product — which provides relief from mosquitoes, fleas, ticks and other common insects — will be available on retail shelves beginning February 2014.

January 14, 2014

eBay Enterprise on Monday announced the availability of a Ship-from-Store solution — what the company is calling a game-changing initiative that retailers can deploy within 99 days to effectively leverage their physical store inventories while gaining advantages in margin and shipping cost.

January 9, 2014

As a brand that got into the business on the ground floor, blu is positioned to continue its role as a major player in the electronic cigarette category.

January 9, 2014

The electronic cigarette category is booming.

January 9, 2014

Rather than take vacation for Christmas and New Year’s, the editors of DSN worked to compile a list of the top 10 trends that will shake up the business in 2014.

January 9, 2014

International Vapor Group has launched a new, refillable electronic cigarette system under its flagship South Beach Smoke brand.

January 8, 2014

A New York-based distribution, merchandising and analytics firm has hired a former executive from Rite Aid and Duane Reade.

January 8, 2014

Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing on Wednesday unveiled the ECRM Data web site, ECRMData.com.

January 6, 2014

Kleenex brand is partnering with fashion industry icon Isaac Mizrahi to produce four new designs for the Kleenex Expressions line of products.

January 3, 2014

Razer, a producer of high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems announced the Razer Adaro series, a new line of headphone designed for entertainment.

January 3, 2014

Kids (and kids at heart) have even more reason to be excited about the upcoming film "How to Train Your Dragon 2," thanks to Zak Designs.

January 2, 2014

A 25-person "Mr. Clean Team" worked tirelessly alongside the New York City Department of Sanitation and the Times Square Alliance on Jan. 1 to give the iconic area a thorough scrub down following the massive New Year's celebration and they had some help thanks to one of Procter & Gamble's newest products.

December 27, 2013

Clearette, a manufacturer of electronic cigarettes, has ordered specialized equipment in an effort to improve production output in hopes to allow volume increases.

December 27, 2013

U.S. retail sales reportedly rose 3.5% between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24, 2013 compared to the same period in the prior year.