August 9, 2011

TCC has been granted a global license for retail loyalty promotions to Rovio's Angry Birds franchise, TCC recently announced.

August 5, 2011

The Chain Drug Marketing Association recently announced that the debut of its “Make More Money Table Top Show” will take place in Philadelphia from Sept. 23 to 24.

August 5, 2011

Kerr Drug is marking the back-to-school season with a school supply donation campaign through the Kerr Cares for Kids Foundation, the regional retail pharmacy chain said Friday.

August 5, 2011

Despite gas prices being more than 30% higher than last year, cross-channel shopping is alive and well in the consumer packaged goods industry, according to a SymphonyIRI Group report released Thursday.

August 3, 2011

Sharpie is "highlighting" its writing tools lineup with its latest back-to-school item.

August 3, 2011

Walt Disney is bringing two animated films to DVD and Blu-ray formats this month.

August 2, 2011

Bartell Drugs is partnering with manufacturers in its eighth annual school supply donation drive, the retail pharmacy chain said Tuesday.

August 2, 2011

Pacific Northwest retailer Bartell Drugs recently used social networking to attract attention to its photo department, according to published reports.

August 1, 2011

Global advertising agencies BBDO and Ogilvy & Mather have been selected to serve the marketing needs of SC Johnson, the company announced Friday.

July 28, 2011

Glass container manufacturer Owens-Illinois announced its acquisition of a single-furnace glass container plant in France.

July 28, 2011

Sharpie has put its brand in the spotlight with its Start with Sharpie back-to-school campaign, a multichannel effort that includes a new product lineup and website makeover.

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.