July 31, 2013

Energizer Holdings has announced an agreement to acquire the Stayfree pad, Carefree liner and o.b. tampon feminine hygiene brands in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean from McNeil PPC and Johnson & Johnson — members of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Cos. — for $185 million in cash.

June 10, 2013

Cutex has announced the availability of its Advanced Revival formula at Five Below retail stores across the United States.

May 29, 2013

Arm & Hammer announced a new ultra-concentrated Ultra Power 4X laundry detergent, which the company states has powerful stain-fighters and two scoops of baking soda to make clothes cleaner and fresher.

April 21, 2013

Procter and Gamble's Bounty unveiled a new cloth-like disposable paper towel designed to be used in place of dishcloths.

April 10, 2013

OxiClean, a trademark of Church and Dwight, has launched a new 2-in-1 laundry booster designed to clean tough stains and help protect the intensity of colors.

March 28, 2013

Tom's of Maine, a maker of natural personal care products, has introduced its new Naturally Clean toothbrush.

March 21, 2013

Wisk, a Sun Products brand, launched today a new detergent to its cleaning lineup: Wisk Deep Clean PowerBlasts.

March 20, 2013

Dry shampoo introductions are on the rise as the segment accounting for 3% of global shampoo launch activity in 2012, up from 1% in 2008, according to new research from Mintel Beauty & Personal Care.

March 18, 2013

Gain, a Proctor & Gamble brand, has introduced a new product to store shelves designed to prolong the fresh laundry scent of clothes for up to 12 weeks in storage.

March 7, 2013

Bounty, a Proctor and Gamble brand, has unveiled the new DuraTowel, a cloth-like paper towel designed to use instead of reusing dishcloths, which the company said can redeposit millions of germs after just one use.

February 27, 2013

Sun Products, makers of such laundry brands as Wisk and Snuggle, has launched a new All detergent: All Fresh and Sensitive.

February 26, 2013

Nearly two-thirds of Hispanic consumers have discarded garments ruined by bleach or home remedies up to five times per year, according to a new survey by Procter & Gamble's Tide division.

February 22, 2013

The high heat produced by flat and curling irons can damage your hair, but Hairfree brushes by GroomeeZ can provide the same results without the damaging side effects.

November 21, 2012

The maker of Crystal Body Deodorant has announced the introduction of Rock Deodorant Stick with 24-hour odor-fighting power.

November 19, 2012

DSN profiled six companies that sell on their American-made heritage as part of its "Made in America" report.

November 15, 2012

Men’s shaving/grooming and deodorants may continue to dominate the male grooming segment, but there’s no doubt that guys are increasingly taking greater notice of skin care products — a trend that is expected to gain greater momentum going forward.


November 5, 2012

Beiersdorf, the U.S. subsidiary of Beiersdorf AG — a global skin care company based in Hamburg, Germany — has appointed Bill Graham as president and general manager of Beiersdorf North America.

October 1, 2012

Nature’s Gate, a maker of natural skin care products, has developed the new Nature’s Gate Baby Soothing Shampoo & Wash.

July 16, 2012

Another updated new product is entering the laundry detergent category. Clorox is shrinking its typical 96-oz. bleach bottle by one-third, to 64 oz.

March 15, 2012

Procter & Gamble is supporting the recent launch of Tide Pods, the brand's three-chamber unit dose laundry detergent, by tapping singer and actor Jencarlos Canela to show Hispanic consumers how the product is unlike any other laundry product on the market.

February 29, 2012

Church & Dwight has bolstered its OxiClean brand to include a first-of-its-kind dishwashing booster.

December 5, 2011

Kimberly-Clark’s new portable cleaning wipes are designed to eliminate smudges from touchscreen devices.

September 12, 2011

Church & Dwight has added a Sensitive Skin Plus scent detergent to its line of Arm & Hammer sensitive skin laundry detergents.

July 27, 2011

U.K. health and beauty retailer Boots, whose branded products are available in the United States at Target, Ulta and ShopBootsUSA.com, and at Shoppers Drug Mart in Canada, announced that four of its No7 products have received the Good Housekeeping Seal by the Good Housekeeping Research Institute.