CVS Caremark’s board declares quarterly dividend
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Caremark’s board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend of 16.25 cents per share of common stock.
The dividend is payable May 3 to shareholders of record on April 23.
Brillo Estracell launches heavy duty scrub sponge with Wedge Edge
WALLED LAKE, Mich. — Armaly announced that its Brillo Estracell’s product lineup now includes a sponge that is ideal for removing burnt-on, stuck-on foods and grease.
Brillo Estracell has introduced the heavy duty scrub sponge with Wedge Edge includes a patented 30-degree angle shape reaches deeper into hard-to-get-to corners and crevices and easily wipes up dirt and food particles in those trouble areas that can be difficult for traditional sponges with 90-degree corners to reach, making it for the toughest of cleaning projects in and around the home, and also is perfect for projects outside the home as well, including garage and basement workshop cleanups, cold barbeque grills and steel grill tops, the company said.
“This exciting new product combines the best features of some of our most popular products into a single, powerful cleaning tool,” said Jeremy Bakken, spokesperson for Brillo. “The Brillo Estracell heavy duty scrub sponge with Wedge Edge offers consumers powerful scrubbing action for cooked on, caked on messes combined with the advantages of Estracell and a distinctive shape which allows for easy cleaning of those hard-to-get-to areas.”
Target gives $37,500 for tornado relief
MINNEAPOLIS — Target has donated $37,500 in monetary support and product to assist with tornado relief efforts underway in the central United States. The donation includes $25,000 cash for the American Red Cross to aid their efforts and an additional $12,500 that can be used either as cash or product donations to local organizations in Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Missouri.
“When disaster strikes, Target listens and acts quickly to donate time, money and essentials to help support the needs of our communities,” said Gregg Steinhafel, chairman, president and CEO of Target. “Our thoughts are with those affected and we hope our donation will aid the recovery efforts.”
In addition to financial contributions, Target teams are volunteering in their local communities. For example, 60 Target team members are volunteering with the Red Cross and United Way in Henryville, Ind., by unloading, sorting and delivering community donations to surrounding shelters.