January 11, 2011

Lego is bringing a new kind of ninja to game enthusiasts.

January 10, 2011

Bclean Enterprises' Prean is hitting retail this winter.

January 7, 2011

Duracell has unveiled new portable power lines that address the growing use of USB electronic devices.

January 7, 2011

LightWedge has created a series of e-reader covers for the New York Times Store.

January 7, 2011

Polaroid and its creative director, pop sensation Lady Gaga, unveiled a new line that is truly expressive of Lady Gaga's artistic vision.

January 7, 2011

One week after announcing that it would sell off its shoe care business to SC Johnson, Sara Lee is moving ahead with plans to split its business into two units.

January 6, 2011

A new fabric softener from Henkel is sure to revolutionize the laundry category.

January 6, 2011

Mattel announced that it has appointed Bryan Stockton, Mattel’s president of international, to the new position of COO, effective immediately.

January 6, 2011

The latest made-for-TV movie made for Walmart and Procter & Gamble's Family Movie Night initiative will premiere this weekend on Fox.

January 6, 2011

Redbox, with the help of Orville Redenbacher's gourmet popping corn, is encouraging Facebook fans to go head-to-head with film critic Richard Roeper to predict this season's movie award winners.

January 5, 2011

Classic Media and Bullwinkle Studios are bringing the complete series "Rocky & Bullwinkle & Friends" to DVD in a collectible-edition box set.

January 5, 2011

NEW YORK — Retailers who stick with proven characters should see the strongest sell-through in the toy category. Charles Riotto, president of the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association, said that, in addition to value, consumers want evergreen licenses to carry the assurance of quality that consumers desire in this economy.


Disney Princesses remained strong and got a boost from the recent release of “Tangled.” 
“Toy Story 3,” “Cars” and “Thomas the Tank Engine” 
are still huge.


January 5, 2011

Pactiv is rolling out a line of compostable paper plates for its Hefty brand.

January 5, 2011

The Food Marketing Institute and the Grocery Manufacturers Association on Wednesday announced their support for a research study about how consumers use brand websites and how the use of these websites impacts shoppers’ in-store buying behavior.

January 5, 2011

Energizer is unveiling its latest long-lasting power products at the Consumer Electronics Show this week.

January 5, 2011

A writing instruments leader, in partnership with a nonprofit group, is commemorating National Handwriting Day with a unique promotion.

January 5, 2011

Americans still are spending on their pets. The American Pet Products Association projected that consumers spent $47.7 billion on their furry friends in 2010, an increase of 4.9% over 2009.


Sales of pet beds, leashes and inexpensive toys still were strong sellers. Treat-dispensing toys, such as Premier Pet Products’ Busy Buddy, are must-have items. When priced right, they generate strong impulse purchases.


January 5, 2011

Supplier News — Pampers is looking to provide new resources and support for Latina moms and their babies through its latest initiative. The company announced the creation of the Madrinas Network, which will offer moms the opportunity to opt-in to receive tips and information on their baby’s development through a mobile messaging platform, and to join the Pampers Madrinas network at 
Facebook.com/PampersLatino.



January 5, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Elmer’s Products revamped its hardware line in November with the addition of two products that offer consumers enhanced strength and performance. Elmer’s believes that by concentrating on the performance of products, it can help reduce consumer confusion at the shelf by providing all-in-one formulas.


January 4, 2011

Cobra's Bluetooth tagging system, which links a smart phone to its user or other valuables, will make its debut at the International Consumer Electronics Show.

January 4, 2011

Gaiam's home video license agreement with the Travel Channel is being extended with the DVD release of "Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern" Collection 4, Part 2 and "Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations" Collection 5, Part 2.

January 4, 2011

It seems that Americans' everyday items are getting a little smaller.

January 4, 2011

As it celebrates the sale of its 100 millionth digital camera this year, Kodak is expanding its EasyShare portfolio.

January 4, 2011

Kodak's popular wireless frame with its own e-mail address is keeping up with the times.