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March 26, 2012

Energizer is making its Ultimate Lithium last longer than ever with a new retooled formula.

ST. LOUIS — Energizer is making its Ultimate Lithium last longer than ever with a new retooled formula.

The Ultimate Lithium AA batteries now last up to nine times longer in digital cameras (compared with Energizer Max batteries), while Ultimate Lithium AAA batteries also last up to nine times longer in high-drain digital cameras. Similarly, Energizer Advanced Lithium AA and AAA batteries last up to six times longer in digital cameras.

The improved Ultimate Lithium AA batteries now are appearing on store shelves nationwide, the company said.

March 7, 2012

Energizer said it will showcase its full home lighting portfolio and debut its newest home décor category, flameless wax candles, at the International Home and Housewares Show.

ST. LOUIS — Energizer said it will showcase its full home lighting portfolio and debut its newest home décor category, flameless wax candles, at the International Home and Housewares Show.

The company said it will present its Ambiana collection, a modern line of household lighting that includes accent lighting and a well-designed desk light; the Glas line, which includes flameless candles, a task light, an under-cabinet light and a path light; the Edge line, which includes LED lights and flameless candles and the newly-launched flameless wax candles.

January 25, 2012

Portable power is the growth area of the battery category. While sales of alkaline batteries remain challenged, rechargeable batteries and chargers are becoming a bigger part of the category.

Portable power is the growth area of the battery category. While sales of alkaline batteries remain challenged, rechargeable batteries and chargers are becoming a bigger part of the category.

“This year, we expect overall revenue for primary alkaline batteries to decline about 3% as fierce competition among manufacturers continues to pressure pricing for round cells,” said Tim Doyle, a Consumer Electronics Association spokesman.

January 10, 2012

Schick, an Energizer Personal Care brand, has announced that it will debut a new custom power razor designed to reduce irritation at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

SHELTON, Conn. — Schick, an Energizer Personal Care brand, has announced that it will debut a new custom power razor designed to reduce irritation at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

The Schick Hydro Power Select wet shave razor, on shelves beginning in January 2012, features three vibration settings, easy-to-read indicators and a one-touch control button.

December 12, 2011

Energizer Personal Care is launching in January its new Schick Hydro Silk razor, which marks Schick’s first five-blade razor for women.

SHELTON, Conn. — Energizer Personal Care is launching in January its new Schick Hydro Silk razor, which marks Schick’s first five-blade razor for women.

The razor, which is the result of seven years of research and hundreds of focus groups, is a combination of technology that delivers a proprietary water-activated moisturizing serum that hydrates skin with each shaving stroke, coupled with patented five-curve sensing blades and skin guards that protect and care for sensitive skin.

November 8, 2011

Energizer announced that its VP and general counsel will retire.

ST. LOUIS — Energizer announced that its VP and general counsel will retire.

The company said Gayle Stratmann, who was named VP and general counsel in March 2003, will leave her post in the first half of 2012.

"Gayle has done an outstanding job as our general counsel," Energizer CEO Ward Klein said. "Her wisdom, deep understanding of the business and strategic counsel has served management and the shareholders well. We wish Gayle the very best in her retirement."

November 4, 2011

Energizer’s new flameless candles give consumers a new way to light their homes. Energizer’s Glas flameless candles have the warm glow and realistic flicker of a traditional candle, but offer safe, functional and efficient LED lighting.

ST. LOUIS — Energizer’s new flameless candles give consumers a new way to light their homes. Energizer’s Glas flameless candles have the warm glow and realistic flicker of a traditional candle, but offer safe, functional and efficient LED lighting. The flameless candles have four-hour timers and can be used throughout the house.


October 13, 2011

Energizer has teamed up with nonprofit organization One Million Lights on the Energizer Night Race for a Brighter World event to help shed light on the worldwide need for safe and reliable lighting.

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Energizer has teamed up with nonprofit organization One Million Lights on the Energizer Night Race for a Brighter World event to help shed light on the worldwide need for safe and reliable lighting.

October 11, 2011

Energizer has expanded its portfolio with its new line of Energizer Universal USB chargers and cables, as well as the addition of the Energizer Single Zone inductive charger to its line of Qi-enabled products launched last year.

Energizer has expanded its portfolio with its new line of Energizer Universal USB chargers and cables, as well as the addition of the Energizer Single Zone inductive charger to its line of Qi-enabled products launched last year.

September 23, 2011

Energizer has rolled out a new mobile marketing campaign on Apple's iAd network to emphasize its partnership with the VH1 Save The Music Foundation.

ST. LOUIS — Energizer has rolled out a new mobile marketing campaign on Apple's iAd network to emphasize its partnership with the VH1 Save The Music Foundation.

September 14, 2011

A new partnership between Safe Kids USA and Energizer will share information with parents and caregivers about the potential risks of children swallowing coin lithium batteries.

ST. LOUIS and WASHINGTON — A new partnership between Safe Kids USA and Energizer will share information with parents and caregivers about the potential risks of children swallowing coin-sized lithium batteries.

September 6, 2011

Energizer's latest portable power solutions are making their debut at the IFA Consumer Electronics Global Trade Show in Berlin this week.

BERLIN — Energizer's latest portable power solutions are making their debut at the IFA Consumer Electronics Global Trade Show in Berlin this week.

The brand's power-on-the-go lineup includes:

August 26, 2011

Energizer is gearing up for the holiday season by offering new products to those who love the latest gadgets and are looking for ways to power them.

ST. LOUIS — Energizer is gearing up for the holiday season by offering new products to those who love the latest gadgets and are looking for ways to power them.

The product offerings include such items as the brand's Energi to Go line, LED flashlights, travel kits, chargers, batteries and more, which cater to the following lifestyles:

  • Power players: Gifts for gadget guys and gals;

  • For the love of nature: Gifts for outdoors enthusiasts;

August 24, 2011

As expected, sales of sun care products experienced a boost in the most recent 12 weeks, according to SymphonyIRI Group, and it is likely that a greater consumer awareness of the dangers of the sun’s harmful rays and product innovation helped fuel growth.


As expected, sales of sun care products experienced a boost in the most recent 12 weeks, according to SymphonyIRI Group, and it is likely that a greater consumer awareness of the dangers of the sun’s harmful rays and product innovation helped fuel growth.


July 27, 2011

In an effort to have an even greater impact on the sun care category, Energizer Personal Care has announced the establishment of its sun care division, which brings together sunscreen brands Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic, as well as its private-label brand, Alpha To Omega.

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — In an effort to have an even greater impact on the sun care category, Energizer Personal Care has announced the establishment of its sun care division, which brings together sunscreen brands Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic, as well as its private-label brand, Alpha To Omega.

In a notice to the trade announcing the introduction of the sun care division, Energizer Personal Care also outlined several initiatives, including the recent launch of its Everyday Essentials Platform, greater sun care education and continued product innovation.

June 15, 2011

Schick, an Energizer Holdings brand, is launching a men's scented razor, the Xtreme3 Refresh, which will feature scratch-and-sniff packaging, according to a New York Times article.

NEW YORK — Schick, an Energizer Holdings brand, is launching a men's scented razor, the Xtreme3 Refresh, which will feature scratch-and-sniff packaging, according to a New York Times article.

Schick worked with a fragrance company to create a freshly showered fragrance that has been described as blending notes of spearmint, citrus and rosemary, the article stated. The scent is embedded in the rubber part of the razor's handle.

May 23, 2011

Racing fans at the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina this past Saturday broke a Guinness World Record for most flashlights simultaneously lit.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Racing fans at the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina this past Saturday broke a Guinness World Record for most flashlights simultaneously lit.

April 27, 2011

Schick Quattro for Women Disposables has unveiled the "Shower Your Senses" mobile tour to introduce its new Schick Quattro for Women Disposables razor with a handle scented with Skintimate signature scent Raspberry Rain, the first collaboration between Energizer Personal Care's Quattro for Women Disposable Razors and its Skintimate signature scent Raspberry Rain.

SHELTON, Conn. — Schick Quattro for Women Disposables has unveiled the "Shower Your Senses" mobile tour to introduce its new Schick Quattro for Women Disposables razor with a handle scented with Skintimate signature scent Raspberry Rain, the first collaboration between Energizer Personal Care's Quattro for Women Disposable Razors and its Skintimate signature scent Raspberry Rain.

April 8, 2011

Energizer Personal Care has unveiled under its Schick brand the second generation of the Hydro razor, the Schick Hydro Blast.

SHELTON, Conn. — Energizer Personal Care has unveiled under its Schick brand the second generation of the Hydro razor, the Schick Hydro Blast.

January 5, 2011

Energizer is unveiling its latest long-lasting power products at the Consumer Electronics Show this week.

LAS VEGAS — Energizer is unveiling its latest long-lasting power products at the Consumer Electronics Show this week.

Energizer said Wednesday that it will showcase:

  • New Energi To Go products, which include various portable power packs;

  • Energizer Inductive and Recharge Smart chargers;

  • A new line of electronic accessories, including an all-in-one travel adapter and an extended flash case for the iPhone; and

November 24, 2010

Just one week after clearing the antitrust hurdle to acquire American Safety Razor, Energizer announced that its acquisition of the company now is complete.

ST. LOUIS — Just one week after clearing the antitrust hurdle to acquire American Safety Razor, Energizer announced that its acquisition of the company now is complete.

Energizer purchased substantially all of the assets of American Safety Razor for $301 million in cash and the assumption of certain liabilities, the company said.

As previously reported by Drug Store News, Energizer announced in early October that it was the winning bidder for ASR in bankruptcy court proceedings.

November 16, 2010

Energizer Holdings has obtained U.S. antitrust clearance for the acquisition of American Safety Razor....

ST. LOUIS Energizer Holdings has obtained U.S. antitrust clearance for the acquisition of American Safety Razor.

The waiting period for the antitrust review under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 has expired. Clearance from regulatory authorities in Germany and Taiwan now must be satisfied before closing.

Energizer stated that it will continue to seek clearance from those authorities in advance of the Nov. 23 deadline in the Asset Purchase Agreement between Energizer and ASR.

November 14, 2010

It was announced in October that Energizer Holdings emerged as the winning bidder for American...

ST. LOUIS — It was announced in October that Energizer Holdings emerged as the winning bidder for American Safety Razor in bankruptcy court proceedings, inking a deal to buy substantially all of ASR’s assets. To top it off, Energizer earlier this year won—ironically from ASR—the entry price point/disposable wet-shaving business at Walmart. In light of these developments, at least one industry observer believed that Energizer is poised for significant growth opportunities.

October 24, 2010

’Tis the season for battery multipacks. Battery-powered toys and electronic devices are on many holiday...

October 11, 2010

Energizer Holdings emerged as the winning bidder for American Safety Razor in bankruptcy court proceedings,...

ST. LOUIS Energizer Holdings emerged as the winning bidder for American Safety Razor in bankruptcy court proceedings, inking a deal to buy substantially all of ASR’s assets for $301 million in cash and the assumption of certain liabilities.

The acquisition is subject to regulatory approval. Energizer is the parent company of Schick Wilkinson Sword, the second-largest manufacturer and marketer of men’s and women’s wet-shave products in the world.