October 19, 2011

FyrFlyz could be the next big kid craze. The new spinning toy on a string from i-Star Entertainment has earned a spot on a number of “Hot Toy” lists, including the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio and Dr. Toy Top Ten Toys lists.


October 19, 2011

The market for sports nutrition looks good. All categories grouped by Drug Store News in this space — nutrition and energy bars, energy shots and ready-to-drink protein shakes — currently are trending up significantly.

October 18, 2011

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is bringing its film on the epic battle between man and ape home this December.

October 18, 2011

A drink made popular by a famous golfer now is available as a malt beverage.

October 18, 2011

Minute Maid is shaking up the juice aisle with a new line of products that includes 100% orange juices and a light orange juice beverage.

October 18, 2011

Par Pharmaceutical Cos. has acquired the rights to three generic drugs from another company.

October 18, 2011

Swanson has rolled out Flavor Boost concentrated broths and unsalted cooking stocks.

October 18, 2011

Watson Pharmaceuticals is looking to market a generic version of a postmenopausal osteoporosis treatment.

October 17, 2011

Archimedes Pharma has launched a new drug for breakthrough cancer pain, the drug maker said Monday.

October 17, 2011

Helen of Troy’s Bed Head has introduced its new purse-friendly Groupie Collection, which offers a mini-sized dryer, curling iron, two straighteners and crimpers.

October 17, 2011

A new beverage designed to provide energy and protein has made its debut.

October 17, 2011

Creta Farms has rolled out a line of better-for-you sausage.

October 17, 2011

Emerald has added "fun packs" to its lineup of Breakfast on the go! nut and granola mixes.

October 17, 2011

Lannett announced that it has begun shipping three generic drugs that recently were approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

October 17, 2011

Passage Foods has expanded its Passage to China cooking sauces line with two new flavors.

October 17, 2011

A new gum brand may revolutionize the market by touting a biodegradable product.

October 17, 2011

Yankee Candle is encouraging consumers to embrace the winter months with its latest holiday candles.

October 14, 2011

Baskin-Robbins on Friday announced the launch of Cake Bites, a new bite-sized line of mini desserts that combine ice cream and cake in a single serving.

October 14, 2011

The Food and Drug Adminsitration has approved a drug made by ApoPharma for a complication resulting from treatments for a genetic condition that causes anemia, the agency said Friday.

October 14, 2011

Mission Athletecare, a line of skin care products geared toward athletes, has announced a new partnership with all-star Carmelo Anthony and unveiled the launch of the new Power Grip, Anthony's signature product that aims to give athletes a competitive edge.

October 14, 2011

NBA star Carmelo Anthony, now the new corporate spokesman for ethnic hair care company Johnson Products Co., made a rare personal appearance on behalf of JPC’s new men’s grooming line, Ultra Sheen Men, at a Walmart supercenter in Union City, Ga., on Sept. 17.

October 14, 2011

Scotch-Brite, a 3M brand, has introduced new botanical disinfecting wipes, a no-rinse household cleaning solution.

October 13, 2011

Not a jetpack, but close RFA Brands has launched Powerbag, a line of bags and backpacks with a built-in charging system for devices ranging from phones to tablets to music players. Price: $139.99 MyPowerBag.com  

October 13, 2011

Eastman Kodak Co. announced that its Kodak Picture Kiosk software will now allow consumers to use images from Facebook to create photo products.