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Rexall’s annual vendor golf classic raises funds for Rexall Foundation

BY Antoinette Alexander

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Through the support of Rexall’s vendors and partners, Rexall’s annual vendor golf classic raised more than Canadian $250,000 for the Rexall Foundation earlier this month.

The Foundation for Prader-Willi Research received a C$10,000 donation at the Aug. 14 event.  The Foundation for Prader-Willi Research is an organization dedicated to eliminating the challenges of Prader-Willi Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder, through the advancement of research.

The Rexall Foundation is a grant giving charitable foundation focused on giving back to children’s health charities. Rexall Foundation has donated to more than 41 children’s health charities in the past year.   The Foundation was created in 2003 and has since helped more than 250 health charities across the country.
 

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Notable notes

BY Barbara White-Sax

NORTHBROOK, Ill. — Just in time for back to school, It’s Academic has introduced RE:writes dry erase notes — thin, flexible notes that can be applied to nearly any surface and used again and again. Unlike traditional adhesive notes, RE:writes’ patent-pending plastic core doesn’t lose its grip, even when its surface becomes coated with dirt or dust.


RE:writes can be cut to fit any surface. The product is available in a variety of color and size combinations with a suggested retail price of $5.99.

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ReportersNotebook — General Merchandise, 8/27/12

BY DSN STAFF

SUPPLIER NEWS — Energizer is showcasing the company’s new Light Fusion Technology line. Sparked by consumer demand for more versatility, flexibility, durability and overall performance from their flashlights and lanterns, Light Fusion Technology lights transmit light throughout slim acrylic panels manufactured through a laser-etching process. The result is clean, uniform light and a more compact form for easier packing and carrying, Energizer said. Energizer said the new Light Fusion Technology line — consisting of four flashlights and lanterns — will hit store shelves in spring 2013.


Newell Rubbermaid has introduced its collection of customizable, modular food storage containers. New Rubbermaid LunchBlox containers snap together to save space and stay organized in lunch bags. They are designed for the lunch foods most commonly carried on the go: sandwiches, salads, left-over entrees and sides or snacks, such as fruit, chips and nuts. Suggested retail prices range from $3.69 to $19.99. Coordinating insulated lunch bags also are available with SRPs ranging from $8.99 to $12.99.


A line of watch bands that allows users to sport their iPod Nano like a watch has hit retail. iWatchz offers nine collections of Nano watch bands, all of which tout the iWatchz patent-pending clip system, offering a snug and secure fit for the iPod Nano. The bands range from vibrant silicone to soft-touch leather to stainless steel links to cater to every style, the company said. The bands retail for $24.99 and up.

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