June 22, 2011

ShedRain has introduced new umbrellas designed to protect users from all types of weather.

June 21, 2011

As Seen on TV products are grabbing more space in chain drug stores. “Consumer interest is higher than it has ever been,” said AJ Khubani, CEO and founder of TeleBrands. “More retailers are recognizing the importance of the category. More are getting into the category, and those already in the category are giving it more shelf space.”

June 21, 2011

Back-to-college merchandise is big business. “College students are starting to represent the most important segment of the back-to-school market,” said Perry James, an analyst with the NPD Group. The segment has grown, Perry said, since the weak job market has caused many college seniors to extend their education through graduate school.

June 21, 2011

Consumers may have tightened their belts in the current economy, but they aren’t skimping when it comes to their pets. The American Pet Products Association’s annual review of spending data revealed that overall spending in the pet category grew more than 6% to more than $48 billion in 2010.

June 21, 2011

Sharpie is encouraging consumers to let their imaginations run wild with a line of fabric markers.

June 21, 2011

Royal Philips Electronics has added the EnduraLED A21 17-watt bulb to its lineup of LED bulbs. The new bulb is designed to replace the 75-watt incandescent bulb while reducing energy consumption by 80% and lasting 25 times longer.

June 21, 2011

Magic Bullet has teamed up with celebrity mom Jenny McCarthy to introduce a limited-edition product designed for McCarthy's charitable organization, Generation Rescue.

June 21, 2011

Pampers has introduced Prints, a limited-edition diaper line with designs that include floral and polka dot prints for girls, and argyle and toy car prints for boys. The diapers are available through the summer in sizes 1 through 4.

June 20, 2011

ESI Cases and Accessories is encouraging consumers to get a whiff of the company's Jelly Belly candy-scented smartphone and accessories cases.

June 16, 2011

Rockin' Green has revamped its laundry detergent products inside and out.

June 16, 2011

Laundry detergent brand Woolite is highlighting the horror of dirty clothes in its latest campaign.

June 14, 2011

DXG is helping photo enthusiasts snap and share 3-D pictures with its latest innovation.

June 14, 2011

Nickelodeon is launching the first products themed after one of its live-action comedy series exclusively at Walmart.

June 10, 2011

Consumer demand has prompted Henkel to double production for one of its Purex products.

June 9, 2011

In an effort to provide consumers with on-the-go access to product ingredient information, Clorox is slated to debut a new mobile app and website.

June 9, 2011

Wellness has expanded its line of canned cat food with 12 new varieties.

June 8, 2011

A new line of biodegradable trash bags are looking to "dress the mess."

June 8, 2011

Delhaize America banners are getting the kiosk treatment.

June 8, 2011

Jack Link's is paying tribute to the past with a new line of beef sticks and tender strips.

June 7, 2011

Dr. Sears Family Essentials, whose products are sold at such retailers as The Vitamin Shoppe, Whole Foods, H-E-B, Meijer and Fred Meyer, has announced the launch of its all-natural baby care line.

June 7, 2011

The Private Label Manufacturers Association is highlighting brands that speak to Hispanic shoppers through a new pavilion that will be displayed at the group's 2011 Private Label Trade Show in November.

June 7, 2011

Wellness natural pet food has introduced two dog food recipes that support total well-being among small dogs.

June 6, 2011

Almost 15 years after its debut, the original singing bird clock is being relaunched by Mark Feldstein & Associates, the company announced.

June 3, 2011

Dioptics recently introduced a line of "healthy" sunglasses.