Black & Decker redesigns the DustBuster
TOWSON, Md. Black & Decker announced the redesigned line of one of its most well-known products: the DustBuster.
According to the company, the 14.4 V (CHV1410) and 15.6 V (CHV1510) models boast an innovative shape that allow users to operate the tool in ways that traditionally shaped hand vacs haven’t performed.
Black & Decker’s redesigned DustBuster line is backed by a two-year warranty, and is available beginning in October at major retail stores nationwide. Prices and features for the 9.6 V (CWV9610), 9.6 V (CHV9610), 12 V (CHV1210), 14.4 V (CHV1410) and 15.6 V (CHV1510) will vary per model, ranging from $29.99 to $44.99.
Safeway kicks off 10th annual breast cancer awareness initiative
PLEASANTON, Calif. Safeway kicked off its annual breast cancer awareness initiative for the 10th year in a row, and thanked customers for donating nearly $80 million for the cause since 2001.
Each October, Safeway’s 1,700-plus stores in the United States and Canada collect donations for breast cancer research and treatment.
“Medical science in the fight against breast cancer has come a long way in the past decade. We’re glad that we could be a part of the evolution and honored that our efforts have helped save lives,” said Larree Renda, Safeway EVP and chair of the Safeway Foundation. “The encouraging research results and the utilization of services to aid in early detection are proof of the power of partnerships between businesses and medical science.”
Safeway’s breast cancer awareness fundraiser is the second of two annual cancer campaigns. Each June, Safeway raises money to combat prostate cancer, one of the most prevalent forms of cancer in men. To date, the company has raised more than $144 million for cancer causes.
Romance lives on with three new Blu-ray films
BURBANK, Calif. Warner Home Video is feeling the love.
A trio of romantic films from Warner Home Video will be available on Blu-ray Feb. 1, 2011, including "10," "Pleasantville" and "You’ve Got Mail," all for a suggested retail price of $19.98 each.
"10," which stars Dudley Moore, Julie Andrews and Bo Derek, is a comedy that follows Moore’s pursuit of a beautiful woman (Derek), despite having it all. "Pleasantville" stars Tobey Maguire and Reese Witherspoon as two teens zapped into a black-and-white 1950s sitcom who then realize the importance of a bold and colorful world. And "You’ve Got Mail" stars Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, who fall in love over the Internet while also being business rivals in the real world.
Each film includes special features, from theatrical trailers to guest commentaries. The Blu-ray editions of the films will be available nationwide wherever videos are sold.