October 15, 2014

In September, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded nearly $4 million to fund youth literacy and education programs at more than 800 schools, nonprofits and literacy organizations across the United States, supporting the company’s mission of “Serving Others.”

June 19, 2014

Ethnic hair care brand Strength of Nature Global Brands has announced that public relations and digital communications firm Finn Partners and its Multicultural & Image Marketing practice has been selected as agency of record for the company's portfolio of hair care brands for women of color.

June 10, 2014

SoftSheen-Carson's ethnic hair care brand Dark and Lovely has won a 2014 North American Effie Award for its Au Naturale "Curl Power" national marketing campaign.

December 6, 2013

Coca-Cola was honored on Thursday with the 2013 NASCAR Marketing Achievement Award at the NASCAR NMPA Myers Brothers Awards Luncheon.

December 5, 2013

Arm & Hammer Oral Care has teamed up with actress Alison Sweeney, who will appear in the brand's advertising, public relations and digital media campaigns.

November 1, 2013

Nikki’s Magic Wand, which enables consumers to access that remaining 20% of concealer, lip gloss or mascara that otherwise remains unused at the bottom of the tube, has announced that it is launching its first mass market campaign in time for the holiday season.

July 23, 2013

Procter & Gamble’s 3D White has inked its first ever global partnership with singer Shakira.

June 27, 2013

Jonathan Kreissman will be responsible for ensuring high-quality strategic counsel to clients and account teams, tactical implementation of client deliverables and staff development.

June 11, 2013

Weis Markets’ stores raised $189,000 in donations and pet supplies for more than 90 local animal shelters and rescue organizations during its month-long Paws for Pets program, the grocer announced.

May 14, 2013

Nutrisystem announced the appointment of Robin Shallow as VP public relations and corporate communications.

December 11, 2012

Skin care brand Murad, whose products are sold in such retailers as Sephora and Ulta, has hired former Estée Lauder Cos. executive Suzanne Dawson as chief marketing officer, overseeing all global marketing including brand development, advertising, public relations, creative and education for products, services and new market opportunities.

November 19, 2012

Duane Reade, which is owned by Walgreens, has announced a seven-week social media campaign to raise awareness of Duane Reade brand hosiery products — produced by Doris Hosiery Mills.

October 9, 2012

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of French drug maker Sanofi, recently unveiled an effort to promote flu vaccinations that includes advertising and celebrity endorsements. DSN had the opportunity to talk to Sanofi Pasteur director of U.S. public relations and communications Michael Szumera about the campaign.

October 2, 2012

Procter & Gamble has introduced its Pantene Expert Collection, which addresses the needs of both aging hair and extreme hair damage.

September 26, 2012

Perfecta Products, the national manufacturer and distributer of Zim's consumer health products, on Wednesday announced the appointment of RedLetter as its public relations agency of record to oversee the company's national media outreach and social media strategy.

August 13, 2012

Oreo is at the halfway point of its 100-day campaign that aims to illustrate moments that are making history today through the eyes of the brand.

July 5, 2012

Young actress and model Holly Harrell has joined Little Royal's Hair Care's list of celebrity ambassadors.

June 14, 2012

GroundFloor Media, a Denver-based, integrated agency focusing on strategic communications, social media, reputation and crisis management, and digital strategy, on Thursday announced Similasan USA as the newest addition to its client roster.

May 29, 2012

Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis is partnering with Clairol Natural Instincts as the brand’s new celebrity ambassador.

May 2, 2012

Weis Markets on Tuesday launched its fourth annual Weis Paws for Pets program, offering customers the opportunity to donate money, pet food and supplies to local animal shelters and rescue organizations in May.

April 27, 2012

Procter & Gamble’s Pantene has named Zooey Deschanel, whose signature blunt bangs and quirky vintage wardrobe have inspired style makeovers across the country, as a celebrity ambassador.

February 9, 2012

Social media strategist Robin Leedy & Associates, a public relations and social media marketing agency, on Wednesday announced the signing of six clients featuring several brands in the health and beauty space.

January 18, 2012

Procter & Gamble’s Gillette male grooming brand has teamed up with three entertainment icons to unveil a styling tool for men with facial hair: Gillette Fusion ProGlide Styler.

December 14, 2011

Johnson & Johnson recently named Michael Sneed to oversee its global marketing and public relations functions, according to a report published Tuesday on AdAge.com, effective Jan. 1.