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.

July 5, 2011

Market share for many environmentally friendly cleaning products has suffered in a tight economy, when consumers are more likely to choose products based on price.


July 5, 2011

Rockin’ Green’s laundry detergent formulas — Soft, Classic and Hard Rock — will feature a new scent and packaging.

July 5, 2011

Photo-processing is evolving, but it is far from finished. “While consumers are capturing, deleting and electronically sharing more images than ever before, they also are motivated to print larger [photos] and utilize their special images in other product forms,” said Bing Liem, VP sales for Fujifilm North America.


July 5, 2011

The Super Soaker brand has been a huge hit for Hasbro. The toys have been among the hottest summer products on the market, and new upgraded versions will become the next must-have for water play. 


July 5, 2011

In an effort to reduce waste, SC Johnson has unveiled its latest Windex product that touts 90% less plastic than the traditional 26-oz. trigger bottle.

June 30, 2011

A new line of Hello Kitty household products are arriving this summer, thanks to a new licensing agreement inked by Sanrio and Vandor.

June 28, 2011

CamelBak has introduced new reusable bottles that are made of Tritan plastic.

June 27, 2011

This fall, an acclaimed film trilogy is making its Blu-ray debut.

June 27, 2011

Do or Die Fitness has introduced a new line of fitness tools designed to help people with knee, wrist and neck problems modify workout moves.

June 26, 2011

BackJoy Orthotics, a newcomer to NACDS Marketplace, is showing retailers its patented orthotic support device, the BackJoy.

June 26, 2011

Drug Store News editor-in-chief Rob Eder interviewed Lansinoh Labs VP sales Michelle McLaughlin here at NACDS Marketplace about the company’s leading position in the natural feeding category, and an exciting new line of products from Europe, which Lansinoh acquired this year and currently is launching to U.S. retailers.

June 26, 2011

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Meet the Market program on Saturday afforded the more than 250 retail buyers in attendance a bit of a preview of what new product ideas and launches will be showcased at the conference.

June 26, 2011

Hollywood Fashion Secrets’ fashion fixer products are a favorite among women. And now men can get a little help, too, thanks to the new Decent Man’s Grooming Tools line of wardrobe malfunction solutions.

June 26, 2011

Splash Guard is showing retailers the Lil Rinser, a soft, form-fitting device designed to fit over a child’s ears and forehead and keep shampoo, suds and soapy water from getting to the eyes, ears noses or mouths.