Elations rewards baby boomer volunteer force
CINCINNATI Elations recently announced the launch of the “Boomers Building a Better America” initiative, a program designed to reward baby boomers who are an active part of the volunteer force in the United States.
Former Olympic gymnasts and community activists, Nadia Comaneci and her husband Bart Conner, are kicking-off this program and will help choose the top projects pitched by boomers who will be awarded cash grants coupled with the expert advice, resources and tools to help them get their projects done.
Spurred in part by the tight job market and down economy, baby boomers with altruistic goals are more and more volunteering in place of donating, Elations stated.
“Elations launched this campaign to help fuel this growing population of active volunteers, motivate more people to get involved and to recognize their efforts and the positive impact they are having on communities around the country,” said Michael Burton, Elations director of marketing.
Native Remedies products to be sold at online retailers
BOCA RATON, Fla. Native Remedies on Wednesday announced that through partnership with Nutritional Products International, their top-selling Internet products now are available at the nation’s foremost online retailers, including Amazon.com, CVS.com and Drugstore.com.
“We are thrilled to have our products available at these top retailers,” stated Native Remedies president George Luntz. “As Native Remedies grows, it is great to have a business partner like NPI helping to expand our market reach. We expect 2010 to be a banner year for us and for NPI.”
Native Remedies features a line of more than 250 herbal and homeopathy products.
Perrigo acquires rights to generic Delsym cough syrup
ALLEGAN, Mich. Perrigo on Wednesday announced that it has acquired the exclusive U.S. store brand rights to sell and distribute dextromethorphan polistirex extended-release suspension cough suppressant — the generic version of Reckitt Benckiser’s Delsym — from Tris Pharma.
Tris believes it has a first-to-file ANDA application for the generic that can entitle it to 180 days of generic exclusivity upon approval. Tris and Reckitt Benckiser are currently engaged in Paragraph IV/Hatch-Waxman litigation over the Tris ANDA filing. Under the agreement Perrigo and Tris will share profits, and Perrigo will pay Tris certain milestone payments.
Delsym had annual sales of approximately $125 million dollars, Perrigo reported, citing SymphonyIRI data.