May 20, 2011

A new fitness DVD featuring Jari Love's "Get Ripped!" workout series has made its debut.

May 18, 2011

An insect repellent brand has revamped its product line.

May 17, 2011

Procter & Gamble is taking its packaging for three of its laundry products to the past.

May 17, 2011

Procter & Gamble's Charmin Sensitive was voted the best new bathroom tissue of 2011 in a study conducted by BrandSpark International and published in the Better Homes and Gardens magazine's third annual Best New Products awards issue.

May 16, 2011

Eastman Kodak Co.'s board of directors has named a new VP.

May 16, 2011

Philips is slated to launch a new LED light bulb, which will premiere at the LightFair International trade show.

May 12, 2011

GoodNites has introduced an integrated marketing program to help educate moms of children ages 4 to 6 years about making the switch from training pants to the brand's underwear.

May 12, 2011

Mega Brands has entered a deal with Saban Brands to develop construction toys based on the kids' action series "Power Rangers Samurai," the latest Power Rangers franchise.

May 12, 2011

Sunrise Greetings and Dena Designs are extending their partnership with a multi-year licensing deal that will include an expanded line of gifts and greeting cards.

May 11, 2011

A new line of bubble products and toys sold under the Mr. Bubbles brand may soon make its way to retail.

May 11, 2011

Yankee Candle is introducing a patriotic fragrance collection, the company announced.

May 10, 2011

A new line of mosquito-repelling candles is slated to make its nationwide debut.

May 9, 2011

Huggies' limited-edition diaper product is returning to store shelves this summer.

May 6, 2011

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has introduced a new premiere line of diverse films from around the world, which will be available on DVD, Video On Demand and digital download formats in the United States later this year.

May 4, 2011

American Greetings is promoting Taylor Swift's Mother's Day card collection by teaming up with CoverGirl to ask fans to share "the best day" spent with their moms on the greeting card brand's Facebook page.

May 4, 2011

Stain remover OxiClean has teamed up with Laura Posada, wife of Major League Baseball star Jorge Posada, to give hometown sports leagues the chance to win $10,000 for their organization.

May 3, 2011

American Greetings is introducing digital slideshow cards for Mother's Day.

May 2, 2011

Cottonelle is bringing back its Get Fresh With a Friend program that allows consumers to get a free tub of the brand's flushable moist wipes and send one to a friend or family member.

May 1, 2011

During the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting, Procter & Gamble is showcasing several of its health and beauty brands, such as Old Spice, Fusion, CoverGirl and Pantene, as well as its efforts to further partner with retailers to bolster sales via its health and beauty studios.

April 29, 2011

MidWest is expanding its accessories lineup with a new way to keep gardens organized.

April 26, 2011

Hallmark is touting postage-paid greeting cards for Mother's Day.

April 26, 2011

Consumers looking for containers that are designed to store, heat and serve can look no further than Ziploc's latest innovation.

April 25, 2011

Take a bite out of clutter Photogator has released an alternative to the clips, tape and pushpins essential in any office or home. The Photogator is an oval plastic stand with three curved slots that holds photo cards, recipe cards, photos and even retail signage. Price: $6 (3-pack), $15 (10-pack) PhotogatorStand.com

April 25, 2011


The new-look Duane Reade stores feature a special Papyrus section in the greeting card aisle. Papyrus — known for its posh collection of greeting cards, gift wrap, stationery and other unique gift products — certainly has lent an air of distinction to the department with its upscale fixtures and sleek design.


Cards for all occasions, including birthdays, anniversaries and weddings, are merchandised attractively in the more than 8 ft. of space devoted to the section.