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March 11, 2014

Philips Sonicare has introduced its new Philips Sonicare for Kids, a rechargeable power toothbrush for kids.

STAMFORD, Conn. — Philips Sonicare has introduced its new Philips Sonicare for Kids, a rechargeable power toothbrush for kids.

The new Philips Sonicare for Kids is equipped with the same sonic technology found in other Philips Sonicare toothbrushes that gently drives fluid between teeth and along the gum line, making it especially effective for kids with braces. 

December 4, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration issued a safety communication on HeartStart automated external defibrillators from Philips Healthcare.

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday issued a safety communication on HeartStart automated external defibrillators from Philips Healthcare, noting that certain HeartStart AED devices may be unable to deliver needed defibrillator shock in a cardiac emergency situation.

The safety communication includes recommendations to better inspect and monitor the readiness of these devices, as well as steps to follow if someone must use a recalled device in an emergency situation.

September 18, 2013

Philips Sonicare is looking to elevate the power toothbrush category with the introduction of its latest innovation, FlexCare Platinum.

STAMFORD, Conn. — Philips Sonicare is looking to elevate the power toothbrush category with the introduction of its latest innovation, FlexCare Platinum.

With approximately half of American adults suffering from mild, moderate or severe gum disease, Sonicare FlexCare Platinum promises to remove up to seven times more plaque between teeth than a manual toothbrush and improve gum health in two weeks.

December 12, 2012

More than 10% of Americans consider Web-enabled, mobile health apps a part of their health care and key to living long lives, according to a new survey by a division of electronics manufacturer Philips.

ANDOVER, Mass. — More than 10% of Americans consider Web-enabled, mobile health apps a part of their health care and key to living long lives, according to a new survey by a division of electronics manufacturer Philips.

Royal Philips Electronics commissioned Opinion Research to conduct a survey of 1,003 adults, finding that 11% said that were it not for Web-based health information, they might already be "dead or severely incapacitated."

June 24, 2012

According to DSN OTC expert Michael Johnsen, there is a great opportunity for all vendors to sell more by engaging with retailer education programs. Here are MJ's picks for hot products in health and wellness.

According to DSN OTC expert Michael Johnsen, there is a great opportunity for all vendors to sell more by engaging with retailer education programs. Below are MJ's picks for hot products in health and wellness.

June 21, 2012

A recent study by market research company the NPD Group on the men’s grooming market found that more than 9-in-10 men are using some sort of grooming product today, whether it is a skin care, shave or hair care product.

A recent study by market research company the NPD Group on the men’s grooming market found that more than 9-in-10 men are using some sort of grooming product today, whether it is a skin care, shave or hair care product. In looking at recent sales data from SymphonyIRI Group, the grooming/
shaving scissors segment undoubtedly is a shining star among guys.


Sales of grooming/shaving scissors at food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart) soared nearly 24% to almost $360 million during the 52 weeks ended April 15, according to SymphonyIRI Group.


June 20, 2012

Philips Avent has expanded its bottle portfolio to include a new product that is designed to replicate natural feeding.

STAMFORD, Conn. — Philips Avent has expanded its bottle portfolio to include a new product that is designed to replicate natural feeding.

With its wide, breast-shaped nipple and unique comfort petals, the Philips Avent Natural bottle is inspired by mom's shape to allow infants to feed more naturally. The bottle encourages natural latch-on and makes it easier to combine bottle and breast-feeding, and also features an advanced anti-colic system with two high performance valves that help to reduce colic by venting air into the bottle, not the baby's stomach.

March 22, 2012

Electric razor brand Philips Norelco has developed a new line of PowerTouch shavers that feature the versatility of shaving wet or dry.

STAMFORD, Conn. — Electric razor brand Philips Norelco has developed a new line of PowerTouch shavers that feature the versatility of shaving wet or dry.

"The reality is that 9-out-of-10 men now use grooming products of some kind,” stated Kristi Crump, marketing director of personal care at Philips Consumer Lifestyle. "Philips Norelco's PowerTouch shavers are designed for the guy who is looking for a quick and convenient way to improve his daily shaving experience — wet or dry."

December 6, 2011

As many as 95% of women reported having at least attempted to breast-feed their babies, with 35% continuing between four and six months, and another 52% breast-feeding for seven to 12 months, according to the Philips Mother & Child Care Index that was released Monday by the Philips Center for Health and Well-being.

ANDOVER, Mass. — As many as 95% of women reported having at least attempted to breast-feed their babies, with 35% continuing between four and six months, and another 52% breast-feeding for seven to 12 months, according to the Philips Mother & Child Care Index that was released Monday by the Philips Center for Health and Well-being.

June 30, 2011

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May 16, 2011

Philips is slated to launch a new LED light bulb, which will premiere at the LightFair International trade show.

PHILADELPHIA — Philips is slated to launch a new LED light bulb, which will premiere at the LightFair International trade show.

Philips EnduraLED A21 17-watt bulb uses Philips' high-power, next-generation Luxeon LEDs and is designed to replace a 75-watt incandescent bulb, while reducing energy consumption by 80% and lasting 25 times longer, the company said. The light bulb also was developed to meet or exceed Energy Star qualifications for an LED-based replacement.

February 15, 2011

Philips Lighting announced that one of its LED bulbs now will carry the Energy Star label.

SOMERSET, N.J. — Philips Lighting announced that one of its LED bulbs now will carry the Energy Star label.

Philips AmbientLED 12.5 watt  — which also is sold under the Philips EnduraLED brand — has met or exceeded the light-quality and energy-efficiency requirements for a 60-watt LED equivalent set forth by Energy Star. 

December 14, 2010

In line with its newest line of electric shavers, Philips Norelco is collaborating with Disney to offer fans an exclusive look at the film "TRON: Legacy" before its theatrical release.

STAMFORD, Conn. — In line with its newest line of electric shavers, Philips Norelco is collaborating with Disney to offer fans an exclusive look at the film "TRON: Legacy" before its theatrical release.

September 12, 2010

National hardware chain The Home Depot is selling energy-efficient LED bulbs that are affordable and...

ATLANTA —National hardware chain The Home Depot is selling energy-efficient LED bulbs that are affordable and fit in a standard socket.

The chain is selling the bulbs for $19.97 under the EcoSmart brand. By comparison, 60-watt and 100-watt LED bulbs sold for $90 and $360, respectively, just two years ago. The new bulbs, manufactured by Lighting Science Group, available online and will be available in all of Home Depot’s U.S. stores by the end of the month.

August 12, 2010

A brand known for its "hang-ten" style has teamed up with Philips to create a...

December 17, 2007

Philips Electronics has filed a lawsuit against Procter & Gamble and its Braun division for...