July 26, 2011

Second-quarter net revenue increased to 2.34 billion pounds ($3.83 billion) for Reckitt Benckiser, the company announced in an earnings statement Monday.

July 25, 2011


As Seen On TV products have gained valuable shelf space at drug chains, becoming a formidable department instead of just an item-driven business.


July 25, 2011

Retail sales of insecticides and other mosquito-related products are trending upward thanks to an unusually active mosquito season.

July 25, 2011

Consumers have found a soft spot for hardwood floor mops as concerns about indoor air quality, rising asthma rates among children and a desire for convenience has swept widespread interest in the fledgling category.


July 25, 2011

SC Johnson’s latest Windex product touts 90% less plastic than the traditional 26-oz. trigger bottle. New Windex Mini is a concentrated refill pouch that “saves six times as much plastic waste that goes into a landfill, compared with a traditional bottle,” according to SC Johnson chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson.

July 25, 2011

PNI Digital Media on Monday announced an agreement with Walgreens to provide and operate an online stationery service for the Chicago-based pharmacy.

July 22, 2011

A new workout DVD from fitness and lifestyle expert Tracey Mallett has hit retail.

July 21, 2011

Baby care brand Nuk has expanded its line of spill-proof cups that will be sold exclusively at Target under the Gerber Graduates brand.

July 20, 2011

Arm & Hammer is answering the pleas of sensitive skin sufferers by rolling out a new laundry detergent that provides deep cleaning and freshness to clothes.

July 20, 2011

Simple Solution has expanded its stain and odor remover lineup with two new scents.

July 19, 2011

Clorox has turned down an acquisition proposal from Icahn Enterprises valued at $76.50 per share, the company's board of directors announced Monday.

July 19, 2011

Look out, plumbers: A new drain-cleaning kit has come to town.

July 18, 2011

Huggies has developed a new diaper that is designed to slide on like underwear.

July 18, 2011

SC Johnson is bringing together its cleaning brands in a new, lightweight sprayer.

July 18, 2011

Yankee Candle is welcoming autumn with a new collection of scented candles.

July 15, 2011

Clorox on Friday confirmed it has received an unsolicited conditional proposal from Icahn Enterprises to acquire the company for $76.50 per share, subject to due diligence, financing and other conditions.

July 15, 2011

Walt Disney Studios and Jerry Bruckheimer Films announced that the latest installment of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" series, "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides," will be available on high-definition Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D and movie download on Oct. 18.

July 13, 2011

H-E-B on Tuesday signed celebrity Jennette McCurdy, co-star of Nickelodeon’s iCarly, to star in its new Gear Up for Back-to-School ad campaign. The campaign launches July 13 and runs through Aug. 31.

July 13, 2011

Responding to customer feedback, Procter & Gamble announced that it has improved its Pampers Cruisers diaper line to include improved softness, a 20% longer absorbent patch and new "Sesame Street" designs.

July 13, 2011

Pepsi announced that it is bringing back its memorable Diet Pepsi and Ray Charles ads for "You Got the Right One Baby, Uh-Huh!" with a line of retro T-shirts.

July 12, 2011

P&G has expanded its IAMS pet food line with the addition of Sensitive Naturals and Simple and Natural recipes to its IAMS Healthy Naturals collection.

July 11, 2011

Weis Markets announced it has lowered the prices on 1,600 staple items and that it will freeze these new lower prices for 90 days through Oct. 8.

July 7, 2011

Febreze officially has launched a new campaign that features real people participating in live scent experiments.

July 6, 2011

Discovery Communications recently announced the launch of a line of branded Discovery Fit & Health consumer products designed to provide proactive health and fitness lifestyle solutions for health-conscious consumers.