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June 18, 2012

Procter & Gamble on Monday officially announced the introduction of ZzzQuil, a sleep aid addition to its Vicks NyQuil and Vicks DayQuil brands.

CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble on Monday officially announced the introduction of ZzzQuil, a sleep aid addition to its Vicks NyQuil and Vicks DayQuil brands.

“ZzzQuil not only helps reduce the time it takes for a person to fall asleep, but [also] allows them to sleep soundly so they can wake up rested and refreshed,” stated Dave Tomasi, marketing director of North America for Vicks. “It is a sleep-only solution that delivers effective relief to consumers suffering from occasional sleeplessness.”

May 1, 2012

Maty's Healthy Products on Monday launched its all-natural baby chest rub into select Walmart stores, the company announced.

PITTSFORD, N.Y. — Maty's Healthy Products on Monday launched its all-natural baby chest rub into select Walmart stores, the company announced.

"Having one of our products available at such a highly recognized and widely celebrated retailer like Walmart is a huge step for our brand," Maty's co-founder Robert Harrington said.

March 8, 2012

This cough-cold season, Procter & Gamble showcased four new Vicks Nature Fusion products — traditional cough-cold-relieving medicines infused with honey.

CINCINNATI — This cough-cold season, Procter & Gamble showcased four new Vicks Nature Fusion products — traditional cough-cold-relieving medicines infused with honey. And while none of the Vicks formulations are for kids, the move toward a more natural remedy could be reflective of what’s happening over in the kids’ cough-cold space. With the safety and efficacy of cough-cold medicines called into question several years ago, that category is now stocked with homeopathic remedies and natural buckwheat honeys.

March 5, 2012

Hisamitsu America on Monday launched three new analgesic patches, the company stated.

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Hisamitsu America on Monday launched three new topical analgesic solutions, the company stated.

February 6, 2012

More fans wished New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning well before his Super Bowl win Sunday than fans of the opposing quarterback — New England's Tom Brady.

CINCINNATI — More fans wished New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning well before his Super Bowl win Sunday than fans of the opposing quarterback — New England's Tom Brady. Responding to a Vicks-branded poll on which of this year’s players will live up to the Vicks’ “no sick days” spirit, 45% of fans named Manning and 35% Brady.

November 2, 2011

Procter & Gamble on Monday announced that NFL quarterback Drew Brees will be the first-ever "VapoDad" representing Vicks VapoRub.

CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble on Monday announced that NFL quarterback Drew Brees will be the first-ever "VapoDad" representing Vicks VapoRub.

Appearing alongside his son Baylen, Brees will be seen in television and print advertisements for VapoRub this upcoming cold and flu season.

Historically, VapoRub has only featured women as the primary caregiver in its advertisements. With fathers becoming increasingly involved in the upbringing of their children, Vicks felt it was important to feature its first "VapoDad."

September 27, 2011

Procter & Gamble last month introduced its latest innovation across its Vicks cough-cold franchise — Vicks Nature Fusion, a line of cough-cold products infused with a bit of honey in place of artificial flavors — at the BlogHer 2011 conference.

SAN DIEGO — Procter & Gamble last month introduced its latest innovation across its Vicks cough-cold franchise — Vicks Nature Fusion, a line of cough-cold products infused with a bit of honey in place of artificial flavors — at the BlogHer 2011 conference, the world's largest conference for women in social media that boasted around 3,600 attendees this year.

September 26, 2011

Procter & Gamble on Monday announced its Vicks-brand NyQuil and DayQuil will pick up on its “Most Dedicated Fan” Contest with Drew Brees, quarterback for the New Orleans Saints.

CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble on Monday announced its Vicks-brand NyQuil and DayQuil will pick up on its “Most Dedicated Fan” Contest with Drew Brees, quarterback for the New Orleans Saints. The Facebook contest will reward the NFL’s most dedicated fan who never misses a moment of the season with two tickets to Super Bowl XLVI.

July 26, 2011

McNeil Consumer on Tuesday announced a partnership with 12-time Olympic medalist, best-selling author and mother Dara Torres, who will serve as a brand ambassador for the external analgesic Bengay.

SKILLMAN, N.J. — McNeil Consumer on Tuesday announced a partnership with 12-time Olympic medalist, best-selling author and mother Dara Torres, who will serve as a brand ambassador for the external analgesic Bengay.

In that capacity, Torres also assisted in the launch of the brand's latest innovation, Bengay Cold Therapy, which uses the pain-relieving power of menthol and the cooling benefits of Pro-Cool technology to alleviate minor aches and pains.

October 24, 2010

There is a pair of significant reasons sales of external analgesics, including heat and ice...

October 10, 2010

W.F. Young recently updated its packaging graphics across its Absorbine Jr. external analgesic line that...

W.F. Young recently updated its packaging graphics across its Absorbine Jr. external analgesic line that not only will serve to contemporize the brand, but also will play off the company’s heritage of developing pain-relief products for horses and the potency of the product (i.e., “strong enough for a horse”).

September 20, 2010

Kaz, the maker of Vicks, Honeywell and Braun wellness devices, recently launched a new Facebook...

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. Kaz, the maker of Vicks, Honeywell and Braun wellness devices, recently launched a new Facebook fan page named Cold and Flu Central, created to help inform families about some of the best defenses against colds and the flu.

 

The page includes doctor-approved tips, third-party expert advice and links, product giveaways, drug store availability information, discussions and polls.

 

 

September 13, 2010

Kaz on Tuesday announced the launch of its Vicks Starry Night humidifier, a product that...

NEW YORK Kaz on Tuesday announced the launch of its Vicks Starry Night humidifier, a product that releases cool moisture into the air for temporary relief of congestion and coughs, and features a built-in, independently controlled projector so that parents have the option to turn off the lights once their child has fallen asleep without turning off the humidifier altogether.

 

With the Vicks Starry Night humidifier, parents will be able to create a virtual galaxy on their child's bedroom ceiling.

 

 

August 22, 2010

There are three factors that will help shape the upcoming cough-cold season: supply chain, illness...

August 3, 2010

Prince of Peace Enterprises on Tuesday announced special in-store promotional discounts on 1.76-oz. tubes of...

HAYWARD, Calif. Prince of Peace Enterprises on Tuesday announced special in-store promotional discounts on 1.76-oz. tubes of Tiger Balm neck and shoulder rub, the company’s newest product. The promotional discounts are being offered at CVS/pharmacy and Walgreens stores, and are in effect through Aug. 31.

 

July 21, 2010

Prince of Peace Enterprises on Wednesday launched MyTigerBalm.com to represent its Tiger Balm U.S. product...

January 14, 2010

An ointment for treating eye infections has become available, the drug’s manufacturer announced Friday....

August 18, 2009

Johnson & Johnson’s Bengay PM product ought to spice up arthritis relievers on two accounts...