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August 29, 2013

Weis Markets on Wednesday announced that it will launch its sixth annual Fight Hunger Program to run throughout Hunger Action Month this September.

SUNBURY, Pa. — Weis Markets on Wednesday announced that it will launch its sixth annual Fight Hunger Program to run throughout Hunger Action Month this September. The program works to provide food and monetary donations to local food banks and emergency food providers in Weis’ 165-store service area.

August 14, 2013

Nicole by OPI has developed a new nail lacquer collection inspired by six-time Grammy winner Carrie Underwood.

NEW YORK — Nicole by OPI has developed a new nail lacquer collection inspired by six-time Grammy winner Carrie Underwood.

Available in January, the collection of 14 shades features a colorful mosaic of hues ranging from soft pastels to dark sultry shades to playful glitters. In addition, the line will include a signature gold textured shade called Carrie’d Away, created exclusively for Carrie.

July 2, 2013

UrgentRx on Monday named Michael Valentino to the company's board.

DENVER — UrgentRx on Monday named Michael Valentino to the company's board. Valentino brings more than 30 years of leadership experience at both major pharmaceutical companies and venture-backed start-ups. His most recent commercial responsibility was with Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals as president and CEO, UrgentRx reported. 

June 17, 2013

Kimberly-Clark Co. announced a new addition to its line of kids potty training pants with characters from the sequel to Disney's Monsters Inc.

NEENAH, Wis. — Kimberly-Clark Co. announced today a new addition to its line of kids potty training pants with characters from the sequel to Disney's "Monsters, Inc."

Kimberly-Clark has added Monsters University character potty training pants to its line of baby products, offering a new, fun way for parents and children to enjoy the ritual of potty training. The new licensing agreement comes in the midst of National Potty Training Month in June.

May 23, 2013

Unilever’s new Vaseline Spray & Go Moisturizer, which is a continuous 360-degree, fast-absorbing spray, has created a campaign featuring celebrity Nia Vardalos.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Unilever’s new Vaseline Spray & Go Moisturizer, which is a continuous 360-degree, fast-absorbing spray, has created a campaign featuring celebrity Nia Vardalos.

Vardalos, a celebrity mom and author of Instant Mom, is perhaps best known for her role in the movie “My Big Fat Greek Wedding." She will appear in a video series where she lends her witty humor and shares time-saving beauty and fashion tips for getting dressed fast with other busy moms.

May 20, 2013

Procter & Gamble’s CoverGirl beauty brand has announced its first-ever major movie sponsorship of Lionsgate's “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” which is scheduled for release in North American theaters on Nov. 22.

HUNT VALLEY, Md. — Procter & Gamble’s CoverGirl beauty brand has announced its first-ever major movie sponsorship of Lionsgate's “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” which is scheduled for release in North American theaters on Nov. 22.

May 17, 2013

Target is looking to compete with the likes of Netflix and Hulu with a video-streaming service it is beta testing with employees, according to published reports.

NEW YORK — Target is looking to compete with the likes of Netflix and Hulu with a video-streaming service it is beta testing with employees, according to published reports.

The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal reported that the mass merchandise retailer was testing Target Ticket, which currently offers access to 15,000 movies and TV shows. Features of the new service include parental controls, streaming and downloading for playback on desktop computers and mobile devices.

April 30, 2013

Hair styling brand L.A. Looks, which is owned by Newhall Labs, has kicked off a model search on Facebook.

STAMFORD, Conn. — Hair styling brand L.A. Looks, which is owned by Newhall Labs, has kicked off a model search on Facebook.

Through the contest, women and men ages 18 years and older can submit a photo for a chance to win a trip to Los Angeles for a professional photo shoot, and potential exposure in an upcoming L.A. Looks marketing campaign.

February 13, 2013

Forty-one percent of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck, according to a new survey by Allstate Financial.

NORTHBROOK, Ill. — Forty-one percent of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck, according to a new survey by Allstate Financial.

February 8, 2013

Most Valentine's Day celebrants plan to shop a week or less before the holiday, and many wait until Feb. 13 or 14 to make their final purchases, according to research by the NPD Group, a leading global information company.

CHICAGO — Most Valentine's Day celebrants plan to shop a week or less before the holiday, and many wait until Feb. 13 or 14 to make their final purchases, according to research by the NPD Group, a leading global information company.

February 5, 2013

"Romantic," "sweet" and "funny" are three of the words that might describe American Greetings Corp.'s line of Valentine's Day cards for this year.

CLEVELAND — "Romantic," "sweet" and "funny" are three of the words that might describe American Greetings' line of Valentine's Day cards for this year.

The company highlighted one card in its American Greetings Premier collection that says, "Will you make me the happiest person in the world … Will you marry me?" saying the entire collection was designed for people seeking a "sophisticated touch."

January 28, 2013

Consumers expect to spend slightly more on Valentine's Day merchandise this year than last year, according to a report by market research firm IBISWorld.

LOS ANGELES — Consumers expect to spend slightly more on Valentine's Day merchandise this year than last year, according to a report by market research firm IBISWorld.

The report forecasts spending of $134.08 per person, compared with last year's $133.99. Total revenue for the holiday is expected to grow by 3.2%, to $20.8 billion, despite incomes and consumer sentiments remaining below what they were before the recession.

January 11, 2013

Prestige cosmetics brand Too Faced Cosmetics has tapped Francesca Eastwood as the new face for its fall 2013 collection, which launches in July.

LOS ANGELES — Prestige cosmetics brand Too Faced Cosmetics has tapped Francesca Eastwood as the new face for its fall 2013 collection, which launches in July.

Working directly with Too Faced cofounders Jerrod Blandino and Jeremy Johnson, Eastwood will participate in print advertising, merchandising materials (in-store and Web) and personal appearances throughout the year.

January 4, 2013

Disney will release an HD digital and HD digital 3D version early on Feb. 12, 2013, a company first. Then on March 5, the company will broaden the release to the four-disc Blu-ray combo pack, two-disc Blu-ray combo pack, DVD, SD digital and On-Demand.

NEW YORK — Walt Disney Animation Studios announced the debut of the hit arcade-game-hopping adventure “Wreck-It Ralph." Disney will release an HD digital and HD digital 3D version early on February 12, 2013, a company first. Then on March 5, the company will broaden the release to the four-disc Blu-ray combo pack, two-disc Blu-ray combo pack, DVD, SD digital and On-Demand.

December 6, 2012

Disney and creative genius Tim Burton — creator of “The Nightmare Before Christmas” — announced the release of "Frankenweenie," the hilarious 3D stop-motion animated masterpiece arriving as a 4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack, Digital and On Demand Jan. 8, 2013.

LOS ANGELES — Disney and creative genius Tim Burton — creator of “The Nightmare Before Christmas” — announced the release of "Frankenweenie," the hilarious 3D stop-motion animated masterpiece arriving as a 4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack, Digital and On Demand Jan. 8, 2013.

November 29, 2012

Beauty market research company NPD Group recently reported that prestige gift sets were once again on the rise within U.S. department stores.


Beauty market research company NPD Group recently reported that prestige gift sets were once again on the rise within U.S. department stores.


While all prestige gift sets saw double-digit gains, the greatest lift was reported in makeup gift sets. Between January and October 2012, total makeup gift sets rose 26% to $116 million compared with the January to 
October 2011 period.


Total skin care gift sets increased 23% compared with the year-ago period to reach $276 million.


Total sales of fragrance gift sets climbed 10% to $479 million versus 
last year.


October 15, 2012

CVS/pharmacy is gearing up for Halloween with its second annual Family Halloween Party, a festive customer appreciation event hosted at all 7,400 stores nationwide.

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS/pharmacy is gearing up for Halloween with its second annual Family Halloween Party, a festive customer appreciation event hosted at all 7,400 stores nationwide.

On Oct. 21 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., families are invited to their local CVS/pharmacy to celebrate and get the entire family into the spirit of Halloween. Children are encouraged to come in costume, and those dressed up will receive one free Halloween gift with any purchase, along with a fun pack filled with $15 in Halloween coupons, including:

October 15, 2012

Universal Home Studios will make its irreverent comedy "Ted" available on Blu-ray combo pack, DVD and On Demand on Dec. 11.

Universal Home Studios will make its irreverent comedy "Ted" available on Blu-ray combo pack, DVD and On Demand on Dec. 11. The comedy, directed by “Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane, stars Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis. The foul-mouthed lead character, an oversized teddy bear named Ted, is voiced by MacFarlane.

September 25, 2012

The air is getting colder and retailers are already gearing up for the Christmas season, but before they do that, they will have to get through Halloween.

WASHINGTON — The air is getting colder and retailers are already gearing up for the Christmas season, but before they do that, they will have to get through Halloween.

According to a recent NRF consumer spending survey conducted by BIGinsight, Halloween will be a big deal this year, with seven in 10 Americans saying they plan on celebrating the holiday. Consumers are expecting to spend more too; the average person will spend $79.82 on decorations, costumes and candy, up from $72.31 last year, with total Halloween spending expected to reach $8 billion.

September 12, 2012

Helen of Troy recently introduced Body Innovations, a new line of home massage products.

EL PASO, Texas — Helen of Troy recently introduced Body Innovations, a new line of home massage products. 

The new line includes the BIMA7502 personal mini massager in assorted colors. This massager features three interchangeable attachments. There also is the BIMA7503 personal mini massager, which features variable massage speeds and is waterproof. Both personal massagers are available at Walgreens at a suggested retail price of $16.99.

July 11, 2012

Hangover Joe's on Wednesday announced the launch of its Hangover Recovery Shot, an officially licensed product of Warner Bros.' "The Hangover" movie.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Hangover Joe's on Wednesday announced the launch of its Hangover Recovery Shot, an officially licensed product of Warner Bros.' "The Hangover" movie.

The 2-oz. hangover shot features Hangover Joe's patent-pending, proprietary Get Up and Go Blend — a blend of taurine, kudzu, green tea leaf and acai fruit extracts, along with goji berry concentrate, niacin and vitamins B6 and B12, among other ingredients. And the Hangover Recovery Shot contains only as much caffeine as a single cup of premium coffee, the company stated.

June 6, 2012

Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Pressman Toy have teamed up to bring to market new games based on "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy and the upcoming film "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey."

NEW YORK — Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Pressman Toy have teamed up to bring to market new games based on "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy and the upcoming film "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey."

April 27, 2012

Procter & Gamble’s Pantene has named Zooey Deschanel, whose signature blunt bangs and quirky vintage wardrobe have inspired style makeovers across the country, as a celebrity ambassador.

CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble’s Pantene has named Zooey Deschanel, whose signature blunt bangs and quirky vintage wardrobe have inspired style makeovers across the country, as a celebrity ambassador.

The Golden Globe and Grammy nominated performer will appear in the brand’s newest campaign supporting the Pantene Beautiful Lengths collection beginning in August. Deschanel will appear in all elements of the brand’s holistic marketing campaign, including TV and print advertising, in-store displays, iMedia and public relations outreach.

April 18, 2012

Dr. Teal’s has created its first ever Milk Bath for the mass market.

NEW YORK — Dr. Teal’s has created its first ever Milk Bath for the mass market.

Dr. Teal’s new Milk Bath is available in two forms: a liquid foaming Milk Bath and a powdered Milk Bath. Dr. Teal’s Milk Bath combines real milk protein with vitamins A, D and E to help soften the skin with a comforting aroma of honey.  
 


March 20, 2012

Beauty brand L'Oréal Paris has signed on as a major sponsor and official beauty partner of the Toronto International Film Festival and will roll out an array of programs designed to provide the ultimate Hollywood Red Carpet beauty experience to festival goers and fashion followers across Canada.

MONTREAL — Beauty brand L'Oréal Paris has signed on as a major sponsor and official beauty partner of the Toronto International Film Festival and will roll out an array of programs designed to provide the ultimate Hollywood Red Carpet beauty experience to festival goers and fashion followers across Canada.