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February 19, 2014

Safeway welcomed President Barack Obama to its Upper Marlboro, Md., distribution center as he called for new fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas standards for medium-duty and heavy-duty trucks, the grocer announced Tuesday.

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — Safeway welcomed President Barack Obama to its Upper Marlboro, Md., distribution center as he called for new fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas standards for medium-duty and heavy-duty trucks, the grocer announced Tuesday.

In using the Upper Marlboro distribution center for the backdrop for this announcement, President Obama recognized Safeway's commitment to operating its business in the most fuel-efficient and environmentally responsible way.

January 27, 2014

Kaz launched the Vicks Moisture Map, an online tool to help families understand how too little humidity can create issues for the body, pets and the home.

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. — Kaz last week launched the Vicks Moisture Map, an online tool to help families understand how too little humidity can create issues for the body, pets and the home.

The interactive map pinpoints the top 10 driest cities across the country by synthesizing weather data and geographical data from several sources. 

July 31, 2013

Kmart is offering savings on gas to members of its loyalty program who purchase Procter & Gamble products, the mass merchandise retailer said.

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Kmart is offering savings on gas to members of its loyalty program who purchase Procter & Gamble products, the mass merchandise retailer said.

Kmart said members of the Shop Your Way loyalty program could benefit from the offer at select stores and participating BP and Speedway gas stations through Saturday. Members who buy $50 in P&G products will receive a coupon allowing them to save $1 per gallon. Customers can save 30 cents per gallon at other times of the year.

July 11, 2013

Sundial Brands, the maker of natural skin and hair brand SheaMoisture, has expanded its SheaMoisture Baby Care Collection to more than 5,000 CVS/pharmacy stores, 1,500 Kroger locations and more than 700 Stop & Shop/Giant retail outlets nationwide, the manufacturer announced on Thursday.

AMITYVILLE, N.Y. — Sundial Brands, the maker of natural skin and hair brand SheaMoisture, has expanded its SheaMoisture Baby Care Collection to more than 5,000 CVS/pharmacy stores, 1,500 Kroger locations and more than 700 Stop & Shop/Giant retail outlets nationwide, the manufacturer announced on Thursday.

Products available in launch locations include: 

June 21, 2013

Lipton Iced Tea alongside singer and actress Katharine McPhee, celebrated the arrival of the summer solstice — the longest day of the year — by unveiling a one-of-a-kind illuminated installation to provide 24-hours of light to New Yorkers. The giant, luminous orb, named the Lipton Sun, was created in partnership with the PRATT Institute.

PURCHASE, N.Y. and ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Lipton Iced Tea alongside singer and actress Katharine McPhee, celebrated the arrival of the summer solstice — the longest day of the year — by unveiling a one-of-a-kind illuminated installation to provide 24-hours of light to New Yorkers. The giant, luminous orb, named the Lipton Sun, was created in partnership with the PRATT Institute.

April 20, 2013

Understanding the needs of the multicultural marketplace, personal care company Sundial Brands, the maker of SheaMoisture, is working to take a new general market positioning at retail. Richelieu Dennis, founder and CEO of Sundial Brands, talked with Drug Store News about the brand’s heritage and how it is catering to the needs of its customers.

Understanding the needs of the multicultural marketplace, personal care company Sundial Brands, the maker of SheaMoisture, is working to take a new general market positioning at retail. Richelieu Dennis, founder and CEO of Sundial Brands, talked with Drug Store News about the brand’s heritage and how it is catering to the needs of its customers.

April 12, 2013

There may be a new metric to track retail success or failure, according to a Motley Fool article posted last week — employees per thousand square feet. The metric helps draw a correlation between service and sales productivity.

NEW YORK — There may be a new metric to track retail success or failure, according to a Motley Fool article posted Wednesday — employees per thousand square feet. The metric helps draw a correlation between service and sales productivity. 

November 15, 2012

Marrying its successful Salon Effects real nail polish strips with the popular gel polish, Coty’s Sally Hansen brand has once again brought innovative technology to the mass market with its new Salon 
InstaGel Strips.


NEW YORK — Marrying its successful Salon Effects real nail polish strips with the popular gel polish, Coty’s Sally Hansen brand has once again brought innovative technology to the mass market with its new Salon 
InstaGel Strips.


October 16, 2012

Yankee Candle has launched Pure Radiance Crackling LumiWick, a scented candle featuring a natural wood LumiWick that creates an extra-wide crackling flame with a soft, radiant glow.

SOUTH DEEFIELD, Mass. — Yankee Candle has launched Pure Radiance Crackling LumiWick, a scented candle featuring a natural wood LumiWick that creates an extra-wide crackling flame with a soft, radiant glow.

When lit, the candle form creates an ambient crackling wood fire experience.

Pure Radiance, launched earlier this year, has a modern design, custom soy wax blend and innovative LumiWick technology for a wide flame and consistent burn. The Crackling LumiWick with etched bark glass will be available in three Pure Radiance fragrances this holiday season.

October 1, 2012

SunTech Medical on Monday announced the launch of a new line of reusable cuffs for blood-pressure monitoring in a clinical setting.

MORRISVILLE, N.C. — SunTech Medical on Monday announced the launch of a new line of reusable cuffs for blood-pressure monitoring in a clinical setting.

The one-piece durable cuff has a nylon shell that is easily cleaned and disinfected to help minimize cross contamination. A tapered tail design allows easy application and eliminates sharp corners, improving patient comfort.

December 15, 2011

Kaz on Thursday introduced its new Vicks behind ear thermometer (V980), which takes the guesswork out of measuring for fever.

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. — Kaz on Thursday introduced its new Vicks behind ear thermometer (V980), which takes the guesswork out of measuring for fever. Using patented technology, the Vicks behind ear thermometer features rapid one-second readings, and is one of the first thermometers designed to measure temperature from behind the ear — a gentler, noninvasive approach to detecting fever than rectal, under-the-tongue and forehead measurements.

October 6, 2011

The National Retail Federation described the 2011 holiday season as "average," projecting that holiday sales will rise 2.8% to $465.6 billion.

WASHINGTON — The National Retail Federation described the 2011 holiday season as "average," projecting that holiday sales will rise 2.8% to $465.6 billion.

While that growth is far lower than the 5.2% increase retailers experienced last year, it is slightly higher than the 10-year average holiday sales increase, according to Department of Commerce statistics.

August 18, 2011

Kimberly-Clark on Thursday launched the Poise Hourglass Shape pads, a premium line extension, offering a curved shape that improves fit.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark on Thursday launched the Poise Hourglass Shape pads, a premium line extension, offering a curved shape that improves fit.

December 7, 2010

NEW YORK — Portion control is a hot topic as more Americans strive to maintain good nutritional habits. Yet knowing how much food to serve is often a challenge. The Measure Up Bowl, a portion-control tool that allows consumers to measure portions inside a bowl without the need for measuring cups and scales, is a great solution to the challenge. 


November 15, 2010

As the New Year quickly approaches, consumers with weight loss on their minds can look...

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — As the New Year quickly approaches, consumers with weight loss on their minds can look to a simple solution for healthy weight maintenance.

 

With pre-measured portions subtly etched into its interior, the Measure Up Bowl combines a measuring cup and dining bowl in one. The Measure Up Bowl is made of microwave- and dishwasher-safe porcelain, and is available in two sizes:

September 14, 2010

3M has added two new products to its line of pocket projectors, making it convenient...

ST. PAUL, Minn. 3M has added two new products to its line of pocket projectors, making it convenient to share presentations, videos and more.

The 3M MP160 and MP180 offer 30 lumens of brightness and a two-hour battery life. The projectors also include a touch screen, Wi-Fi connectivity and Bluetooth compatibility, as well as an integrated MP3 player, four gigabytes of internal memory, a micro SD card slot and USB outlet.

September 1, 2010

Medisim-USA is rolling out the newest addition to its TempleTouch line at Walgreens stores nationwide....

HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C. Medisim-USA is rolling out the newest addition to its TempleTouch line at Walgreens stores nationwide.

The new digital TempleTouch mini thermometer now is available at Walgreens locations across the country. It delivers clinically accurate core body temperature in six seconds by gently touching the thermometer to the temple in a convenient size. The thermometer's features include memory recall and the ability to display temperature in Fahrenheit or Celsius according to the user’s preference.

May 16, 2010

The SilverCare personal monitor from SilverPlus was named by retailers attending the ECRM Home Health...

FORT MYERS, Fla. —The SilverCare personal monitor from SilverPlus was named by retailers attending the ECRM Home Health Care conference in March as the “hot new product” at the show.

January 10, 2010

Energizer announced Dec. 8, 2009, that the Flashlight Standards Committee developed a set of flashlight...

February 12, 2008

Woodridge Labs has revamped its Vita-K Solution skin care formulas to include the exclusive ProVita-K...