M-Edge Accessories rolls out military-inspired iPad covers
ODENTON, Md. — M-Edge Accessories recently debuted new iPad 2 accessories that show off the devices in military style.
The military-inspired lineup includes the trench runner series and the recon jacket. The trench runner series of products, which includes a messenger bag, jacket and sleeve, are vintage military style accessories in weathered cotton canvas, while the recon jacket is a ruggedized case designed for the outdoor adventurer, M-Edge Accessories said.
The trench runner messenger bag, jacket and sleeve are available in olive drab green and German grey for $79.99, $49.99 and $19.99, respectively. The recon jacket is available in tan, black and olive drab green for $49.99.
High hopes for comfort, restoration, trend products
The fourth quarter is always the busiest season for As Seen on TV products. Products in the $9.99 to $19.99 range are expected to generate the most movement in the drug channel.
Jordan Pine, president of SciMark Corp. anticipated solid sales in comfort products (Ahh Bra, Miracle Socks), restoration products (Furniture Fix repair system, Flex Seal liquid rubber) and trend products (Snap-On Feathers).
He said he’s also seeing a focus on products for kids. “The huge success of Pillow Pets last holiday season has everyone trying their hand at this category,” he said.
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CVS/pharmacy recognizes Veterans Day by supporting USO, encouraging flu shots
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — As Veterans Day approaches, CVS/pharmacy is reminding all Americans, including veterans, military service members and their families, about the importance of getting a flu shot for protection against the flu.
In addition, to honor military heroes, CVS/pharmacy will donate $3 to the USO for every flu shot given at CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic during the week of Veterans Day, Nov. 6 to 12, up to $50,000.
The USO is a nonprofit, congressionally chartered private organization whose mission is to lift the spirits of America’s troops and their families through its many programs and services.
"Veterans Day falls within the peak of flu season, so this is an ideal opportunity for people to protect themselves against the flu while at the same time supporting those who protect our country," stated Papatya Tankut, VP pharmacy professional services at CVS/pharmacy. "We are pleased to recognize Veterans Day through our donation to the USO, an organization that has supported countless U.S. service members over the years."