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September 10, 2013

Wahl Clipper has introduced a new line of all-natural pet cleaning products, including dog deodorant and easy-rinse shampoos.

STERLING, Ill. — Wahl Clipper has introduced a new line of all-natural pet cleaning products, including dog deodorant and easy-rinse shampoos. The deodorant is designed to be sprayed on dogs — with a strong but not overwhelming scent — and then to dissipate, taking the dog’s odor with it. The new shampoo was designed with humans in mind; Wahl’s director of North America consumer sales Audie Rudiger told DSN, “the first thing people do when buying shampoo for themselves is to smell it.”

August 21, 2013

Pop Warner Little Scholars and DSM Nutritional Products are promoting healthy eating for young athletes in a new campaign.

COLUMBIA, Md. — Pop Warner Little Scholars and DSM Nutritional Products are promoting healthy eating for young athletes in a new campaign, the two said Wednesday.

August 16, 2013

Following the successful launch of Anarchy For Her Bodyspray, Unilever’s Axe is now expanding its For Her product line with the new Anarchy and Anarchy II For Her shower gels.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Following the successful launch of Anarchy For Her Bodyspray, Unilever’s Axe is now expanding its For Her product line with the new Anarchy and Anarchy II For Her shower gels.

"Axe talks to our more than 1 million female social media fans every day," stated Rob Candelino, VP marketing for Unilever U.S. Skincare. "Axe Girls made it clear they wanted more than a bodyspray, so we delivered with the Anarchy For Her shower gels."

August 14, 2013

Whish Body Products has developed a new natural deodorant swipe that promises to refresh and prevent odor in one swipe

NEW YORK — Whish Body Products has developed a new natural deodorant swipe that promises to refresh and prevent odor in one swipe.

The Whish Deodorant Swipe uses saccharomyces ferment to prevent odor, which is an alternative to the metals and alloys found in some other store bought deodorants. It has a light fragrance that is understated enough to use with perfume or lotion or as a standalone clean scent.

July 31, 2013

Breast-feeding rates have continued to rise over the past decade, according to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

ATLANTA — Breast-feeding rates have continued to rise over the past decade, according to data released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The percent of babies breast-feeding at six months increased from 35% in 2000 to 49% in 2010. The percent of babies breast-feeding at 12 months also increased from 16% to 27% during that same time period. 

The data show that babies who started breast-feeding increased from 71% in 2000 to 77% in 2010.

July 30, 2013

Breast-feeding longer is associated with better receptive language at 3 years of age and verbal and nonverbal intelligence at age 7 years, according to a study published by JAMA Pediatrics Monday.

CHICAGO — Breast-feeding longer is associated with better receptive language at 3 years of age and verbal and nonverbal intelligence at age 7 years, according to a study published by JAMA Pediatrics Monday. 

July 30, 2013

According to mid-year data released by the Brewers Association, American craft brewing continued to see sustained growth through the first half of 2013.

BOULDER, Colo. — According to mid-year data released today by the Brewers Association, American craft brewing continued to see sustained growth through the first half of 2013. The not-for-profit trade association, which represents the majority of U.S. breweries, announced that during the first six months of 2013, American craft beer dollar sales and volume were up 15% and 13%, respectively. Over the same period last year, dollar sales jumped 14% and volume increased 12%.

July 19, 2013

KareCo is bringing its line of hair brushes to the mass market by launching at Walmart.

CHATSWORTH, Calif. — KareCo is bringing its line of hair brushes to the mass market by launching at Walmart.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 18, 2013

A Maryland Martin's Food Markets store has hired a professional nutritionist to assist customers with questions on healthy eating, provide consultations and teach classes.

CARLISLE, Pa. — A Maryland Martin's Food Markets store has hired a professional nutritionist to assist customers with questions on healthy eating, provide consultations and teach classes.

July 16, 2013

Coinciding with the launch of the new pet food line is a Pinterest sweepstakes where participants have the chance to win a trip to New York City.

ST. LOUIS — Fancy Feast announced today a new line of cat food made with real cheddar cheese. Coinciding with the launch of the new pet food line is a Pinterest sweepstakes where participants have the chance to win a trip to New York City.

July 16, 2013

The sports nutritional products market in the United States is returning to form, according to "The Sports Nutritionals Market in the U.S.: Sports Drinks and Nutrition Bars," a report published Monday by market research firm Packaged Facts.

ROCKVILLE, Md. — The sports nutritional products market in the United States is returning to form, according to "The Sports Nutritionals Market in the U.S.: Sports Drinks and Nutrition Bars," a report published Monday by market research firm Packaged Facts. 

July 16, 2013

Stop & Shop is expanding a program to educate children about nutrition, the Ahold USA-owned supermarket chain said.

PURCHASE, N.Y. — Stop & Shop is expanding a program to educate children about nutrition, the Ahold USA-owned supermarket chain said.

The chain announced that it would update and expand the Passport to Nutrition program to organizations that educate and work with children, such as schools, summer camps and scouting groups. The announcement follows a similar announcement last week by Landover, Md.-based sister chain Giant Food.

June 18, 2013

Smart Puffs all-natural cheese puffs is offering a special limited-edition 4.5-oz. package and a sweepstakes where parents have the chance to win $10,000 toward their child’s education.

SEA CLIFF, N.Y. — Smart Puffs, all-natural cheese puffs from the makers of Pirate’s Booty, announced today its collaboration with Disney Pixar’s “Monsters University,” an all-new 3-D animated comedy adventure that opens in U.S. theaters on June 21, 2013. As the exclusive salty snack for the film, Smart Puffs is made with real, all-natural ingredients and baked into crunchy puffs.

 

May 30, 2013

Fortunately, daily hygiene is more or less recession-proof. Thanks to the near universal usage of soap, bath and shower products, this market has been largely unscathed by the weakened economy and is expected to enjoy growth going forward. That being said, consumers have altered their buying habits of such products in recent years, and are looking for value.

Fortunately, daily hygiene is more or less recession-proof. Thanks to the near universal usage of soap, bath and shower products, this market has been largely unscathed by the weakened economy and is expected to enjoy growth going forward. That being said, consumers have altered their buying habits of such products in recent years, and are looking for value. Manufacturers looking to bolster sales will need to continue to integrate additional benefits.

May 29, 2013

Domtar Corp. announced the signing of a definitive agreement for the acquisition of privately-held Associated Hygienic Products, a manufacturer and supplier of store-brand infant diapers in the United States, from DSG International for $272 million.

MONTREAL — Domtar Corporation on Tuesday announced the signing of a definitive agreement for the acquisition of privately-held Associated Hygienic Products, the largest manufacturer and supplier of store brand infant diapers in the United States, from DSG International for $272 million. The closing of the transaction is expected by the end of the second quarter of 2013, subject to customary closing conditions.

May 28, 2013

Campbell Soup Co. announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Plum Organics, a provider of premium organic foods and snacks that serve the nutritional needs of babies, toddlers and children.

CAMDEN, N.J. — Campbell Soup Company today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Plum Organics, a provider of premium organic foods and snacks that serve the nutritional needs of babies, toddlers and children.

The company, based in Emeryville, Calif., is the No. 2 brand of organic baby food in the U.S. and the No. 4 baby food brand overall.

May 23, 2013

Cardinal Health received the National Business Group on Health Platinum Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award for its ongoing commitment to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging employees and their families to pursue and maintain healthy lifestyles.

DUBLIN, Ohio — Cardinal Health received the National Business Group on Health Platinum Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award for its ongoing commitment to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging employees and their families to pursue and maintain healthy lifestyles.

April 24, 2013

The U.S. cosmetics and toiletries market posted 3.4% growth in 2012, with sales signifying success for both key and niche industry players, according to recently published the Cosmetics & Toiletries USA report by global consulting and research firm Kline & Co. However, it is at the macro level that the flourishing personal care market is offering the most promise.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — The U.S. cosmetics and toiletries market posted 3.4% growth in 2012, with sales signifying success for both key and niche industry players, according to the recently published Cosmetics & Toiletries USA report by global consulting and research firm Kline & Co. However, it is at the macro level that the flourishing personal care market is offering the most promise.
 

April 21, 2013

Procter and Gamble's Bounty unveiled a new cloth-like disposable paper towel designed to be used in place of dishcloths.

CINCINATTI — Procter and Gamble's Bounty unveiled a new cloth-like disposable paper towel designed to be used in place of dishcloths. P&G research shows that reusing dishcloths can redeposit millions of germs after just one use. Switching to disposable Bounty DuraTowel is a cleaner alternative. The DuraTowel is made with a durable, fiber-rich design and can be used for cleaning countertops, sinks and small appliances. The new product is available now at a suggested retail price of $3.19.

April 21, 2013

Aiming to improve the shopping experience through unique merchandising presentations, Rite Aid has unveiled its next generation Wellness store in Lemoyne, Pa., which features a greater focus on men's grooming.

Aiming to improve the shopping experience through unique merchandising presentations, Rite Aid has unveiled its next generation Wellness store in Lemoyne, Pa., which features a greater focus on men's grooming.

The store features an expanded men's grooming area complete with a new Axe display where shoppers can use an iPad to sample new looks.

April 15, 2013

Nestlé USA unveiled its new "Balance Your Plate with Nestlé" education campaign to help consumers build nutritious, convenient meals and offer a toolkit to healthcare professionals in guiding their customers to make healthier meals.

WASHINGTON — Nestlé USA today unveiled its new "Balance Your Plate with Nestlé" education campaign to help consumers build nutritious, convenient meals and offer a toolkit to healthcare professionals in guiding their customers to make healthier meals. The announcement was made during a luncheon presentation at the Consumer Federation of America's 36th Annual National Food Policy Conference.

April 10, 2013

From the creators of Mr. Bubble Bubble Bath comes a new way for kids to have fun while getting clean.

CHASKA, Minn. — From the creators of Mr. Bubble Bubble Bath comes a new way for kids to have fun while getting clean. Enter Mr. Bubble Original Bubble and Extra Gentle 3-in-1 body wash, shampoo and conditioners.

April 9, 2013

Astroglide announced the launch of its new Astroglide Sensitive Skin Gel, a thicker personal lubricant formulated without common ingredients known to irritate sensitive skin.

VISTA, Calif. — Astroglide on Tuesday announced the launch of its new Astroglide Sensitive Skin Gel, a thicker personal lubricant formulated without common ingredients known to irritate sensitive skin.

April 5, 2013

Digital coupon service SavingStar and employee benefits provider Edenred have started a joint venture to promote healthy eating among corporate employees, the companies said Friday.

BOSTON — Digital coupon service SavingStar and employee benefits provider Edenred have started a joint venture to promote healthy eating among corporate employees, the companies said Friday.

March 27, 2013

Procter & Gamble’s Gillette male grooming brand has unveiled a partnership with three female celebrities — Kate Upton, Hannah Simone and Genesis Rodriguez — the first time ever that the brand has partnered with female representatives to spearhead an integrated marketing campaign.

BOSTON — Procter & Gamble’s Gillette male grooming brand has unveiled a partnership with three female celebrities — Kate Upton, Hannah Simone and Genesis Rodriguez — the first time ever that the brand has partnered with female representatives to spearhead an integrated marketing campaign.

Upton, Simone and Rodriguez will share the opinions of women across the country to help men understand what women prefer when it comes to men’s body hair styling as the brand showcases its Gillette Fusion ProGlide Styler.