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March 26, 2012

Consumer electronic accessories are a big business, and drug stores increasingly are grabbing more share. In 2011, mobile phone accessories sales totaled $1.24 billion, up 10% from 2010, according to NPD Group.


Consumer electronic accessories are a big business, and drug stores increasingly are grabbing more share. In 2011, mobile phone accessories sales totaled $1.24 billion, up 10% from 2010, according to NPD Group.


December 14, 2011

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Consumer Healthcare Products Association Educational Foundation on Tuesday launched the Up and Away and Out of Sight educational program to help educate parents on the importance of keeping their medicines in a safe place from children.

WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Consumer Healthcare Products Association Educational Foundation on Tuesday launched the Up and Away and Out of Sight educational program to help educate parents on the importance of keeping their medicines in a safe place from children. In recent years, the number of accidental overdoses in children increased by 20%, the agency and association stated.

September 6, 2011

Energizer's latest portable power solutions are making their debut at the IFA Consumer Electronics Global Trade Show in Berlin this week.

BERLIN — Energizer's latest portable power solutions are making their debut at the IFA Consumer Electronics Global Trade Show in Berlin this week.

The brand's power-on-the-go lineup includes:

April 19, 2011

Target said that its in-store recycling stations collected and recycled more than 170 million shopping bags, weighing more than 1,800 tons, between April and December 2010.

MINNEAPOLIS — Target said that its in-store recycling stations collected and recycled more than 170 million shopping bags, weighing more than 1,800 tons, between April and December 2010.

The retailer also said that its in-store recycling stations, which were launched to make it easier for guests to recycle common household items, also collected and recycled more than 700 tons of bottles and cans, as well as nearly 2 million units of such small electronics as MP3 players and cell phones during the nine-month period.

December 21, 2010

GreatCall announced a new partnership with D&H Distributing, which now will carry GreatCall's line of Jitterbug J cell phones.

SAN DIEGO — GreatCall announced a new partnership with D&H Distributing, which now will carry GreatCall's line of Jitterbug J cell phones.

Through the deal, GreatCall's products now will reach 20,000 independent consumer electronics stores nationwide.

December 7, 2010

As retail distribution for GreatCall's Jitterbug J cell phones expands, the company has placed a stronger emphasis on its health-and-wellness apps for the Jitterbug handsets.

SAN DIEGO — As retail distribution for GreatCall's Jitterbug J cell phones expands, the company has placed a stronger emphasis on its health-and-wellness apps for the Jitterbug handsets.

November 8, 2010

Duracell has expanded its Smart Power portfolio with a new charger that keeps devices connected...

BETHEL, Conn. Duracell has expanded its Smart Power portfolio with a new charger that keeps devices connected without the hassle of searching for an outlet.

Duracell's myGrid USB charger is compatible with virtually anything that can be connected with a USB cable. Its compact size makes it ideal for travel and convenient to have on hand as an everyday accessory for reliable extra power, Duracell said.

 

September 1, 2010

In response to consumers' need for more power and convenient charging options for their smart...

ST. LOUIS In response to consumers' need for more power and convenient charging options for their smart phones and cell phones, Energizer has developed a universal inductive charger built with Qi technology.

Any device with 5 watts or less, regardless of manufacturer, now can be powered by Energizer's inductive charger, which is designed to charge up to three devices at one time. In related news, Energizer also is developing a Qi sleeve and door for the iPhone and Blackberry, respectively.

 

July 18, 2010

Consumers with a wet cell phone can avert disaster with a new product from HPL....

GILBERT, Ariz. —Consumers with a wet cell phone can avert disaster with a new product from HPL. The Dry-All wet cellular phone emergency kit dries out wet cell phones in 48 hours using the company’s dehumidifying technology. Consumers unzip the Dry-All bag, place the wet cell phone inside, zip up the bag and wait 48 hours. Aime Gutierrez, director of sales and marketing for Dry-All, said the product has a “great success rate.”

November 30, 2009

Walgreens’ merchandising team has long displayed a knack for jumping quickly on new product trends...

Walgreens’ merchandising team has long displayed a knack for jumping quickly on new product trends and getting those items into its stores — particularly during the critical Christmas sales season. One new example is this narrow in-line display for Jupiter Jack, an “As Seen On TV” device designed to allow motorists to talk hands-free on their cell phones. The device, which is mounted on a dashboard, transmits cell phone signals through the car radio and sells online for $20.

December 11, 2007

Flowery Beauty Products, a nail care supplier, is now offering its File Catty in a...