February 1, 2011

As photo processing continues to evolve, retailers are finding new ways to make the department profitable. Bing Liem, VP sales for Fujifilm North America, said retailers need to re-evaluate their existing on-site photo business.


February 1, 2011

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Brand Vending has added multipacks to its lineup of Sqwishland collectible animals. The new six- and 12-pack Sqwishlander Surprise Mix collections contain an assortment of regular, rare and ultra-rare squishies. The six-packs sell for $4.99, and 12-packs retail for $9.99.


February 1, 2011

Procter & Gamble's Swiffer products are turning red for Valentine's Day with new limited-edition packaging.

February 1, 2011

Sales of games and puzzles dipped 6% last year to $1.24 billion, according to the NPD Group, but Adrienne Appell, a spokeswoman for the Toy Manufacturers Association, said that as a category, games have held steady over the past few years.

January 31, 2011

Highlighting lovable pairs this Valentine's Day, American Greetings has introduced Opening Acts.

January 31, 2011

A company that develops wireless power technology is bringing that technology to consumer packaging.

January 28, 2011

The true story of a woman's 18-year quest to clear the name of her wrongly accused brother is arriving at retail Feb. 1 from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

January 28, 2011

Pampers is expanding its Gifts to Grow program by teaming up with celebrity mom Bethenny Frankel.

January 27, 2011

Procter & Gamble announced on Thursday that second-quarter sales rose 2% as the company works to expand market shares in more parts of the world.

January 26, 2011

An Academy Award-nominated film recounting one man’s harrowing story of survival will be available on Blu-ray and DVD from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

January 26, 2011

A romantic drama that gives viewers a unique look at Big Pharma comes to Blu-ray and DVD on March 1.

January 26, 2011

Macy’s and Procter & Gamble have started a promotional campaign to pitch P&G’s Ultra Downy April Fresh fabric softener. What’s unusual is how they’re doing it: by having a comedian sleep at Macy’s store in New York’s Herald Square.

January 25, 2011

Procter & Gamble is boosting its Gain brand with a formula upgrade that locks in the long-lasting scent of Gain.

January 25, 2011

Marcal has reformulated its Small Steps line, which is made of 100% recycled paper, to make the paper goods better than ever, the company said.

January 24, 2011

Febreze teamed up with the Dallas-Fort Worth Salvation Army to collect new and gently used sports equipment and athletic gear at the "NFL Experience," an exhibit held at the Dallas Convention Center.

January 24, 2011

IBISWorld predicted Valentine's Day will boost retail sales in a new report.

January 20, 2011

Looking to delight Strawberry Shortcake fans this Easter, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is bringing the beloved character to DVD in a new musical.

January 20, 2011

Consumers looking for a quick way to enjoy fresh fragrances can look no further than Yankee Candle's latest innovation.

January 19, 2011

Gearing up for the 2011 Toy Fair, Ravensburger announced that it is releasing four new Highlights-branded puzzles this year.

January 17, 2011

A definitive collection of films starring a legendary Hollywood golden couple will be featured in an anthology of films from Warner Home Video.

January 14, 2011

Vantzen Products is looking to help travelers protect themselves from bed bugs with its latest innovation.

January 14, 2011

It seems that reality star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino added "inventor" to his list of accomplishments.

January 14, 2011

Killing footwear odor is simple with a new product from Solutions That Stick.

January 14, 2011

In line with their upcoming live-action feature film, the Smurfs are back in mealtime products that kids and adults are sure to enjoy, thanks to Zak Designs.