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December 12, 2013

Kaz announced the launch of the Braun Forehead Thermometer, which features a lightweight, ergonomic design, providing a step-by-step on-product usage guide and user-facing digital temperature readouts on a large, backlit screen.

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. — Kaz on Thursday announced the launch of the Braun Forehead Thermometer, which features a lightweight, ergonomic design, providing a step-by-step on-product usage guide and user-facing digital temperature readouts on a large, backlit screen. 

In addition, the thermometer's fever guidance system indicates the severity of each reading with a green, yellow or red light, helping parents easily decipher and monitor the status of their child's temperature. 

September 26, 2013

Specifically created to style hair without the damaging effects is the new Revlon Laser Brilliance line of styling tools.

EL PASO, Texas — Specifically created to style hair without the damaging effects is the new Revlon Laser Brilliance line of styling tools.

The Laser Brilliance dryer, straightener and curling iron have lighted chambers near their styling surfaces, which emit infrared heat during the styling process to help hair preserve its natural moisture while minimizing frizz. Each time the tools are used, the hair texture is improved, according to the manufacturer.
 

September 25, 2013

Coty’s Sally Hansen nail care brand has announced the launch of its new Triple Shine Nail Color, which is designed to help polish withstand the wear and tear of on-the-go living.

NEW YORK — Coty’s Sally Hansen nail care brand has announced the launch of its new Triple Shine Nail Color, which is designed to help polish withstand the wear and tear of on-the-go living.

The new formula features the exclusive Ultimate Shield Complex. It is a balanced blend of solvents and color solids that work synergistically for high-impact color and maximum shine. It delivers triple-shine benefits via:

June 25, 2013

A recent survey of U.S. women conducted by Harris Interactive for Feosol Iron Supplements found that over the past 12 months, nearly a quarter of women in the United States experienced unexplained fatigue, and many of those have indicated that it negatively affected their lives in a variety of ways.

MARIETTA, Ga. — A recent survey of U.S. women conducted by Harris Interactive for Feosol Iron Supplements found that over the past 12 months, nearly a quarter of women in the United States experienced unexplained fatigue, and many of those have indicated that it negatively affected their lives in a variety of ways. 

What's more, as many as 69% of these women have not spoken to a doctor about their fatigue.  

January 16, 2013

The slight discrepancy in leg length while wearing a fracture boot can cause patients pain and discomfort. The removable, reusable and adjustable Evenup shoelift equalizes the induced limb-length discrepancy caused by fracture walkers, cast boots or thick-soled wound healing shoes.

BUFORD, Ga. — "I can't wear this thing." That's the sentiment from some patients when their doctor presents a fracture boot to them after a leg injury. Most often, it's not simply an aesthetic choice. The slight discrepancy in leg length while wearing a fracture boot can cause patients intolerable pain and discomfort. The removable, reusable and adjustable Evenup shoelift equalizes the induced limb-length discrepancy caused by fracture walkers, cast boots or a thick-soled wound-healing shoe.

January 14, 2013

Tria Beauty, a provider of light-based skin care solutions, has announced the launch of the Tria Hair Removal Laser 4X.

DUBLIN, Calif. — Tria Beauty, a provider of light-based skin care solutions, has announced the launch of the Tria Hair Removal Laser 4X.

The newest Tria Laser incorporates a pulse counter and treatment guide that improves compliance and helps users achieve dramatic hair reduction in less time, the company stated. The Tria Laser should be used every week for three months to achieve optimal results.

July 24, 2012

Sabona of London is offering an in-store retail display as part of its marketing support program for retail partners.

SIKESTON, Mo. — Sabona of London is offering an in-store retail display as part of its marketing support program for retail partners.

Sabona's point-of-sale Christmas display holds 12 pieces of Sabona magnetic bracelets in the most popular styles. The display features a user-friendly, interchangeable graphic, allowing retail partners to use the same display year-round, yet highlight Christmas during the appropriate sales period.

May 8, 2012

Leading Edge Innovations, a personal care products formulating company, has announced the launch of its new website.

BRANCHBURG, N.J. — Leading Edge Innovations, a personal care products formulating company, has announced the launch of its new website.

“We are excited to have our new website up and functioning. The site is an excellent way to learn more about LEI’s capability to develop unique and interesting formulas for use in the cosmetic and personal care categories,” stated James Wilmott, LEI principal and chief scientific officer.

April 20, 2012

Two Weis stores containing a new, environmentally efficient design have earned environmental certifications awards from the GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration Partnership, a voluntary Environmental Protection Agency alliance with food retailers to reduce refrigerant emissions and decrease their impact on the ozone layer and climate change, the grocer announced Wednesday.

SUNBURY, Pa. — Two Weis stores containing a new, environmentally efficient design have earned environmental certifications awards from the GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration Partnership, a voluntary Environmental Protection Agency alliance with food retailers to reduce refrigerant emissions and decrease their impact on the ozone layer and climate change, the grocer announced Wednesday.

April 13, 2012

A new device designed to offer home climate and aroma control has hit the market. New Honeywell with Febreze Freshness Cool and Refresh fan brings together Honeywell’s ability to circulate indoor air while utilizing Febreze Set & Refresh scent cartridges that are designed to eliminate odors, Honeywell said.

SUPPLIER NEWS — A new device designed to offer home climate and aroma control has hit the market. New Honeywell with Febreze Freshness Cool and Refresh fan brings together Honeywell’s ability to circulate indoor air while utilizing Febreze Set & Refresh scent cartridges that are designed to eliminate odors, Honeywell said. A single scent cartridge can last up to 30 days, depending on the fan speed that’s used. The Honeywell with Febreze Freshness Cool and Refresh fan is available for a suggested retail price of $29.99.


April 4, 2012

La Roche-Posay has announced that, for the first time, it has combined a UVA/UVB 100% mineral sun filter with tint technology to provide protection for skin while meeting the desires of consumers who seek a sun-kissed glow.

NEW YORK — La Roche-Posay has announced that, for the first time, it has combined a UVA/UVB 100% mineral sun filter with tint technology to provide protection for skin while meeting the desires of consumers who seek a sun-kissed glow.

March 8, 2012

Rechargeable batteries represent a growth area for retailers. A report from the Freedonia Group indicated that alkaline batteries remain the most prevalent type of primary battery, accounting for more than 70% of demand.

Rechargeable batteries represent a growth area for retailers. A report from the Freedonia Group indicated that alkaline batteries remain the most prevalent type of primary battery, accounting for more than 70% of demand. Sales of other battery chemistries, most notably primary lithium, are expected to gain traction in the market through 2015.


As the population ages, sales of hearing-aid batteries and primary lithium batteries for implantable medical devices are expected to soar.

 

 

February 15, 2012

Skin care brand RoC is introducing a new product line called RoC Multi Correxion Nourish Stress Repair, which includes a night cream and eye cream.

NEW YORK — Skin care brand RoC is introducing a new product line called RoC Multi Correxion Nourish Stress Repair, which includes a night cream and eye cream.

The products are designed to reverse the look of stress-related aging through the use of Activrestore, an exclusive technology infused with an anti-aging peptide complex to help make skin more resilient and address the signs of aging that appear as a result of stress.

January 26, 2012

Historical Remedies, based in St. Paul, Minn., last week launched a line of six homeopathic "stress reduction" lozenges for introduction into the food, drug and mass channel at the ECRM Vitamin, Diet & Sports Nutrition EPPS in Atlanta.

ATLANTA — Historical Remedies, based in St. Paul, Minn., last week launched a line of six homeopathic "stress reduction" lozenges for introduction into the food, drug and mass channel at the ECRM Vitamin, Diet & Sports Nutrition EPPS in Atlanta.

Identifying a potential checkstand opportunity, the company has merchandised the lozenges as part of a shelf-ready, point-of-purchase pop-up display.

November 29, 2011

Maxell has introduced a rechargeable lithium ion battery designed to operate in low temperatures, the company said.

WOODLAND PARK, N.J. — Maxell has introduced a rechargeable lithium ion battery designed to operate in low temperatures, the company said.

With a discharge temperature range of -30 degrees to 60 degrees Celsius and 2300mAh capacity, the cell can operate in various products across various markets, including data capture, mobile computing, portable printing, communications, e-bikes, and gardening tools, Maxell said.

The new introduction follows the July launch of Maxell's zero-mercury, zero-lead silver oxide cell.

November 17, 2011

Despite continued economic uncertainty, more Americans are expected to choose family over finances, resulting in first significant increase in any holiday travel this year, AAA announced Thursday.

WASHINGTON — Despite continued economic uncertainty, more Americans are expected to choose family over finances, resulting in first significant increase in any holiday travel this year, AAA announced Thursday.

AAA forecasts 42.5 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, a 4% increase from people who traveled one year ago. This is the first significant increase in any holiday travel this year.

October 19, 2011

It may be time to start carving out more real estate for single-serve energy shots, or more appropriately for the food, drug and mass channel two-packs and four-packs of shots.

It may be time to start carving out more real estate for single-serve energy shots, or more appropriately for the food, drug and mass channel two-packs and four-packs of shots. Living Essentials can be credited with creating the category, and between its 5 Hour Energy and 5 Hour Energy Extra Strength, the company still drives the category with an 82.1% dollar share, according to SymphonyIRI Group data for the 52 weeks ended Sept. 4 across food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart).


October 19, 2011

PakSense has launched a new label that monitors time and temperature of such perishable items as food, vaccines, pharmaceuticals and biologics during distribution and storage.

BOISE, Idaho — PakSense has launched a new label that monitors time and temperature of such perishable items as food, vaccines, pharmaceuticals and biologics during distribution and storage.

October 5, 2011

The Motley Fool on Tuesday published an article heralding Walgreens' foresight in building charging stations for electric vehicles at its stores.

NEW YORK — The Motley Fool on Tuesday published an article heralding Walgreens' foresight in building charging stations for electric vehicles at its stores.

September 14, 2011

A new partnership between Safe Kids USA and Energizer will share information with parents and caregivers about the potential risks of children swallowing coin lithium batteries.

ST. LOUIS and WASHINGTON — A new partnership between Safe Kids USA and Energizer will share information with parents and caregivers about the potential risks of children swallowing coin-sized lithium batteries.

September 12, 2011

An estimated 30 million Americans suffer from unsightly nail appearance — a market currently underserved by nonprescription products.

WHIPPANY, N.J. — An estimated 30 million Americans suffer from unsightly nail appearance — a market currently underserved by nonprescription products. Alterna is looking to dress up that foot care need with its launch of Kerasal Nail Fungal Nail Renewal Treatment.


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.

August 12, 2011

Nutra Nail, a CCA Industries nail treatment brand, is looking to revolutionize at-home nail color with the introduction of its new UV and LED light-free gel color.

NEW YORK — Nutra Nail, a CCA Industries nail treatment brand, is looking to revolutionize at-home nail color with the introduction of its new UV and LED light-free gel color.

Salon gel manicures are a popular salon service, but the higher price tag, long application and cure time, and removal process (soaking in acetone for 15 minutes) can be off-putting for some consumers. Enter Nutra Nail Gel Perfect UV-free gel color.

August 4, 2011

Big Quark has signed National Sales Solutions to handle all domestic sales, the company announced Thursday.

SAINT LOUIS — Big Quark has signed National Sales Solutions to handle all domestic sales, the company announced Thursday.

Big Quark will be launching its BeautySleep supplement into the mass market. BeautySleep is a 2-oz. dietary supplement that combines anti-aging compounds and antioxidants with sleep enhancers.

June 26, 2011

Nelson marks the second branded player that should be making a significant commitment against iron supplementation in the coming year.

BOSTON — Nelson marks the second branded player that should be making a significant commitment against iron supplementation in the coming year — the other being Meda Pharmaceuticals.

Nelson, however, is approaching the market with a "less is more" mantra. In other words, it's a lower dose iron solution with a higher aborption rate.

And because of the lower iron dose, it'll be a lot less likely to cause constipation and will be gentler on the stomach too.