October 15, 2012

Universal Home Studios will make its irreverent comedy "Ted" available on Blu-ray combo pack, DVD and On Demand on Dec. 11.

October 12, 2012

According to Nielsen analyses issued Thursday, higher consumer confidence levels, increased impulse buying and consumer intent to spend more could all lead to an upside surprise in 2012 holiday spending.

October 11, 2012

The Chain Drug Marketing Association on Wednesday announced its 87th Annual Trade Expo will take place Feb. 19-22 at the Hilton Atlanta in Atlanta.

October 11, 2012

Anyone with pets knows that the challenge of getting them to swallow pills is up there with giving them baths.

October 10, 2012

Chain Drug Marketing Association has named a VP finance and store brands, as well as a new director of business development.

October 9, 2012

Avanti is gearing up for spring 2013 by boosting its portfolio to include a variety of new greeting cards.

October 9, 2012

Nestle Purina PetCare Company is touting its newest pet food brand, Be Happy, as a brand that “celebrate[s] our pets as our happiness heroes.”

October 9, 2012

Sales of pet supplies (excluding pet food) reached $11.1 billion last year, an increase of 2% over 2010, according to a new Packaged Facts study.

October 9, 2012

A remedy for odors that lurk in trash cans has entered the market. Trash Dash, a new item marketed under the BestAir brand, is a sodium bicarbonate-based product that is designed to enhance indoor air quality and add a fresh scent to trash or recycling containers by absorbing odors.

October 9, 2012

"MIA" usually stands for "missing in action," but according to published reports, some consumers south of the U.S. border take it to stand for something that Americans may consider cause for celebration.

October 9, 2012

Pet products have moved into the OTC aisles and even behind the pharmacy. Sales of pet supplies/OTC medicine are expected to reach $12.56 billion in 2012, according to the American Pet Products Association. 


October 8, 2012

Only 58% of consumer packaged goods executives view dollar stores as a strategic channel, according to Deloitte’s new "Dollar Store Strategies for National Brands" study.

October 8, 2012

Kmart and Sears are eliminating layaway service fees, starting a layaway home-delivery service and new in-store mobile features for what the company expects to be the busiest shopping season since 2007.

October 8, 2012

Walgreens on Monday announced the launch of the "Taylor Swift Store at Walgreens," which will market a wide array of products from the six-time Grammy winner's branded merchandise line.

October 4, 2012

Rite Aid unveiled what it called its "next generation" Wellness store as the chain reported a decrease in same-store sales Thursday.

October 3, 2012

Critically acclaimed television series "Smash" is coming to DVD with UltraViolet this winter.

October 2, 2012

Yankee Candle has announced the launch of three new fragrances for the holidays.

October 1, 2012

Kodak is hoping to extend its exclusive right to file a plan of reorganization.

October 1, 2012

Mark Feldstein and Associates has introduced unique housewares and gifts in time for the holiday season.

October 1, 2012

Nuk USA announced that it will donate a portion of sales from its entire breast-feeding product line to the National Breast Cancer Foundation now through December 2013.

October 1, 2012

An online grocery delivery service is launching "virtual grocery stores" at commuter rail stations across the country.

September 28, 2012

Contigo has introduced a new spill-proof water bottle for kids.

September 28, 2012

Energizer Household Lighting has introduced an innovative option for those wanting the ambiance of candles without the worry of open flames: Energizer Flameless Wax Candles.

September 27, 2012

The company behind Soap.com has debuted an online shopping destination for natural, organic and sustainable products.