World’s Best Cat Litter to be launched this fall
MUSCATINE, Iowa World’s Best Cat Litter, the whole-kernel corn litter known for its high performance, odor control, compact clumping and all-natural attributes, announced its fall 2009 launch.
The launch will include a new logo, packaging, Web site, product line names, advertising and communications campaigns. The combination of an advanced scientific process and all-natural ingredients provides advanced odor control and easy clean-up through instant clumping, without the use of chemicals or perfumes.
Report finds vaccines are major area of growth
NEW YORK While generic drugs count for most of the prescription drug growth in this country, one of the biggest areas of growth internationally has been vaccines.
According to a report by Kalorama Information titled “Vaccines 2009: World Market Analysis, Key Players, and Critical Trends in a Fast-Changing Industry,” vaccine sales grew 21.5% since 2007 to reach $19.2 billion, and the market is expected to double by 2013 due to a strong pipeline of new products and rising usage.
“New products and better-than-expected profits, as well as merger activity, have transformed the vaccine marketplace,” Kalorama Information publisher Bruce Carlson said in a statement. “Continued sales of influenza and cervical cancer vaccines have provided a foundation for growth in the adult market. Meanwhile, the pediatric market was fueled by several major products, including Wyeth’s pneumococcal vaccines Prevnar and Merck’s new rotavirus vaccine TotaTeq.”
Price Chopper opens new store in Oswego, N.Y.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. An East Coast supermarket chain has opened its second new store this month.
Price Chopper announced Tuesday the opening of a 68,000-square-foot store in Oswego, N.Y., at 137 State Route 104. The store replaces the Price chopper up the street, which opened in October 2005. The chain has operated stores in the city since 1976.
“We are confident that consumers here will appreciate the superior quality and value of what Price Chopper has to offer,” Price Chopper president and CEO Neil Golub said in a statement. “We are truly committed to continue to bring ‘the best in fresh … and low prices’ to the city of Oswego.”