September 13, 2012

Rubbermaid has extended its portfolio to include bathroom scrubbers and the Clean and Dry plunger.

September 13, 2012

The vaccines division of French drug maker Sanofi has signed a deal with actor Chris O'Donnell to promote its flu vaccination products, the company said.

September 13, 2012

SC Johnson is combining two of its brands for a new line of cleaning products.

September 13, 2012

An expanded offering of private-label pet care products will come soon to retailers' shelves, following the acquisition of Sergeant's Pet Care Products by Perrigo, the leading global provider of store-brand health and personal care items.

September 13, 2012

The majority of shoppers take notice of such packaging claims as "made in the USA," and most of them are more likely to purchase a product after observing such a claim, according to new research conducted by Perception Research Services International.

September 13, 2012

Target is bringing its REDcard Rewards program to Canada.

September 12, 2012

Grocery A&P — which operates 320 stores, including The Food Emporium brand — has confirmed that it is looking to sell The Food Emporium business.

September 12, 2012

The American Academy of Pediatrics on Tuesday recommended annual trivalent seasonal influenza immunization for all individuals ages 6 months and older, including all children, adolescents and young adults.

September 12, 2012

Abbott on Wednesday launched Drive for Five, a multifaceted, disease education and men's health awareness initiative, to encourage men to take a more proactive approach to their personal health.

September 12, 2012

Coca-Cola has announced new leadership appointments to support the company's new global operating structure.

September 12, 2012

As part of a meta-analysis spanning 70,000 patients, a study published in the Sept. 12 issue of JAMA determined supplementation with omega-3 fish oils was not associated with a lower risk in heart disease.

September 12, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline is offering a recycling program for empty inhalers at retail pharmacies in 31 cities, the drug maker said Wednesday.

September 12, 2012

After three years in development, HeadBlade is introducing its most innovative design since the original HeadBlade Classic in 1999. Enter the HeadBlade ATX All Terrain Razor.

September 12, 2012

Helen of Troy recently introduced Body Innovations, a new line of home massage products.

September 12, 2012

Lunchables has extended its line of lunchtime meals for kids.

September 12, 2012

Meijer's Simply Give Week garnered more than $145,000 in donations from its customers. The effort, combined with the commitment from Meijer to double all donations made Sept. 2 to 8, brought the week's total donation to $437,400, Meijer co-chairman Hank Meijer said.

September 12, 2012

Some common patient complaints regarding mail-order pharmacies and their captive consumers’ lack of choice to switch to another pharmacy if they encounter poor service are highlighted in a new video released Wednesday by the National Community Pharmacists Association.

September 12, 2012

The Mentholatum Co.’s Softlips brand has announced the launch of a new Halloween-themed lip balm that is hitting retail stores in early September.

September 12, 2012

Drug maker Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday that patients applying for its HIV drug assistance program would have a more streamlined application process.

September 12, 2012

Pacific Natural Foods has launched a new line of classic holiday accompaniments, designed to make holiday meal prep a snap.

September 12, 2012

PepsiCo announced that its current president is resigning from his post.

September 12, 2012

Rite Aid is launching a six-month, nationwide health-and-wellness campaign to mark its 50 years of operation, the retail pharmacy chain said Wednesday.

September 12, 2012

Drug maker Shire is seeking Food and Drug Administration approval for a new usage for a drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, the company said Wednesday.

September 12, 2012

As holiday sales and foot traffic historically account for about 20% of annual retail activity, a new report by ShopperTrak revealed that consumers will shop more and visit more stores during the peak holiday shopping months of November and December.