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May 4, 2012

Eruption on Thursday launched its Eruption Effervescent Energy, an energy powder supplement that can be added to any beverage.

MINNEAPOLIS — Eruption on Thursday launched its Eruption Effervescent Energy, an energy powder supplement that can be added to any beverage.

"We developed Eruption to fill a void in the energy drink marketplace," Eruption president Joshua Shirk said. "It comes in a small packet and can be added to any beverage, so it's convenient for on-the-go lifestyles."

April 25, 2012

Axe has added an item to its shower product range.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Axe has added an item to its shower product range.

Axe Sport Blast 2-in-1 shower gel and shampoo is designed to deliver a maximum energy boost following a big game or workout and features a lather and fragrance that aims to invigorate guys' minds and bodies, the company said.

April 24, 2012

Supermarket-pharmacy chain Hy-Vee is launching two initiatives designed to promote sustainability, in recognition of Earth Day.

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Supermarket-pharmacy chain Hy-Vee is launching two initiatives designed to promote sustainability, in recognition of Earth Day.

April 20, 2012

Jamba is looking to expand the distribution and retail outlets of its all-natural energy drinks line beyond the Northeast market.

EMERYVILLE, Calif. — Jamba is looking to expand the distribution of its all-natural energy drinks line beyond the Northeast market.

Jamba said it is finalizing an agreement with Nestlé to acquire the product formulation and intellectual property for the Jamba all-natural energy drink.

April 20, 2012

Walgreens is helping to promote Earth Day 2012 with the offer of a 20% discount on select beauty, personal care items and other grocery and household needs on Walgreens.com.

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is helping to promote Earth Day 2012 with the offer of a 20% discount on select beauty, personal care items and other grocery and household needs on Walgreens.com with the code 20NATURAL now through Sunday.

April 11, 2012

An energy product formulated with Sustamine, an ingredient created by Kyowa Hakko USA, has hit the market.

NEW YORK — An energy product formulated with Sustamine, an ingredient created by Kyowa Hakko USA, has hit the market.

Mud Energy Gel is designed to work on multiple levels to help rehydrate the body and sustain energy levels during exertion. The product contains Sustamine, a trademarked dipeptide ingredient that combines the amino acids L-alanine and L-glutamine to help the body rehydrate, the company said.

April 11, 2012

Walgreens on Tuesday evening elected Jan Babiak, a retired managing partner for Ernst & Young, to its board of directors.

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens on Tuesday evening elected Jan Babiak, a retired managing partner for Ernst & Young, to its board of directors. Babiak, who joins the board as an independent director, becomes the board’s 12th member.

April 3, 2012

A new line of organic energy sports chews has hit the market.

NEW YORK — A new line of organic energy sports chews has hit the market.

New Sharkies, designed to to be enjoyed by anyone who lives an active lifestyle, are certified organic by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, do not contain any artificial dyes and flavors, and are free of fat, gluten, wheat, nuts and dairy. Each snack are designed to replenish what's lost during exercise by touting 110 mg sodium, 30 mg potassium, and 36 g total carbohydrates per serving. the company said.

March 29, 2012

A commonly prescribed diabetes drug also may have the capability of protecting the heart, according to a Swedish study.

NEW YORK — A commonly prescribed diabetes drug also may have the capability of protecting the heart, according to a Swedish study.

March 26, 2012

Beauty is “plugging in,” a trend that is set to drive innovation in the year ahead, according to recent research by Mintel Beauty and Personal Care.


Beauty is “plugging in,” a trend that is set to drive innovation in the year ahead, according to recent research by Mintel Beauty and Personal Care.


“We’re seeing this trend manifest itself in several ways,” stated Nica Lewis, global skin care analyst at Mintel. “From the next generation of at-home beauty devices that harness energy and light to new ingredients that boost cellular energy, beauty brands are giving consumers more power and vitality for better results.”


March 23, 2012

Natrol on Thursday announced the launch of a new line of supplements that will ship later this year.

CHATSWORTH, Calif. — Natrol on Thursday announced the launch of a new line of supplements that will ship later this year.

March 21, 2012

Coty has announced that the new Beyoncé Pulse Summer Edition fragrance, the new addition to the Beyoncé Parfums collection, will be on counters this spring.

NEW YORK — Coty has announced that the new Beyoncé Pulse Summer Edition fragrance, the new addition to the Beyoncé Parfums collection, will be on counters this spring.

A lighter and fresher rendition of the original Pulse eau de parfum, Pulse Summer Edition’s orchestra of fruity and floral notes makes it an ideal scent for the warm, joyful, flirty summer months.

March 21, 2012

Starbucks has made its global entry into the energy category with a new line of ready-to-drink beverages.

SEATTLE — Starbucks has made its global entry into the energy category with a new line of ready-to-drink beverages.

Starbucks said its Starbucks Refreshers line combines green coffee extract (made with 100% Arabica beans) with a boost of natural energy from caffeine and fruit juice. Each 12-oz. can touts 60 calories.

Starbucks Refreshers, currently sold at select stores, are available in raspberry pomegranate, strawberry lemonade and orange melon varieties.

March 12, 2012

The new Revlon brand QuietPro hair dryer aims to deliver all the power of a leading hair dryer with half of the noise.

NEW YORK — The new Revlon brand QuietPro hair dryer aims to deliver all the power of a leading hair dryer with half of the noise.
 
With its U-shaped end cap design, airflow is increased resulting in a reported 50% faster dry time. The vertical mounted centrifugal fan makes this possible by maximizing speed and using energy efficient technology.
 
The Revlon QuietPro comes in two finishes: raspberry and teal. It will be available at Wal-Mart and Ulta stores in March with a suggested retail price ranging from $29.99 to $34.99.

March 9, 2012

Hiball Energy said its line of reformulated sparkling energy waters and organic energy drinks now are packaged in cold-activated, lightweight 16-oz. aluminum cans developed by Ball.

BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Hiball Energy said its line of reformulated sparkling energy waters and organic energy drinks now are packaged in cold-activated, lightweight 16-oz. aluminum cans developed by Ball.

The new can package features "cold activation" graphics using thermochromic ink by Chromatic Technologies. When cans reach a temperature of 45 degrees F, the bubbles on the can graphics turn from white to blue — indicating that the beverage inside is at the optimal temperature for drinking.

March 7, 2012

Airborne last week presented two new Airborne Plus Energy products in citrus and berry flavors to address that run-down feeling many people get when they feel they soon may be under the weather.

LAS VEGAS — Airborne last week presented two new Airborne Plus Energy products in citrus and berry flavors to address that run-down feeling many people get when they feel they soon may be under the weather.

February 29, 2012

Driving innovation in the year ahead is beauty that’s “plugged in” and encompasses electricity and energy, according to Mintel Beauty and Personal Care, which also predicted that packaging will reflect the increase in interactivity between virtual and real worlds, making greater use of sound, video and QR codes. Enter Kinetique.

CHICAGO — Driving innovation in the year ahead is beauty that’s “plugged in” and encompasses electricity and energy, according to Mintel Beauty and Personal Care, which also predicted that packaging will reflect the increase in interactivity between virtual and real worlds, making greater use of sound, video and QR codes. Enter Kinetique.

February 16, 2012

One of the supermarket chains operated by Netherlands-based Royal Ahold has installed rooftop solar panels at two of its stores.

LANCASTER, Pa. — One of the supermarket chains operated by Netherlands-based Royal Ahold has installed rooftop solar panels at two of its stores.

Carlisle, Pa.-based Giant Food Stores — also known as Giant-Carlisle to distinguish it from Landover, Md.-based Giant Food, also owned by Ahold — said it had installed solar photovoltaic systems at stores in Lancaster and Pottstown, Pa.

February 14, 2012

Procter & Gamble has teamed up with a nonprofit to promote the environmental and energy savings benefits of washing laundry in cold water.

CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble has teamed up with a nonprofit to promote the environmental and energy savings benefits of washing laundry in cold water.

February 2, 2012

CVS Caremark has announced the appointment of Larry Burton as SVP government affairs, effective Feb. 27, bringing more than 30 years of experience in strategy development, public policy and government affairs to the company.

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Caremark has announced the appointment of Larry Burton as SVP government affairs, effective Feb. 27, bringing more than 30 years of experience in strategy development, public policy and government affairs to the company.

February 1, 2012

Pacific Shore Holdings has introduced its latest energy product.

LOS ANGELES — Pacific Shore Holdings has introduced its latest energy product.

The Juice by Energy-X builds on the company's Energy-X brand with a one-of-a-kind energy mix can be added to almost any beverage. The product touts zero calories, no carbohydrates, is sugar-free, and is fortified with 70 mg of caffeine and nearly a full daily dose of vitamins B12, B6 and B3 (niacin) per serving, Pacific Shore Holdings said.

For more information about the product and the Energy-X line, click here.

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.

January 25, 2012

Portable power is the growth area of the battery category. While sales of alkaline batteries remain challenged, rechargeable batteries and chargers are becoming a bigger part of the category.

Portable power is the growth area of the battery category. While sales of alkaline batteries remain challenged, rechargeable batteries and chargers are becoming a bigger part of the category.

“This year, we expect overall revenue for primary alkaline batteries to decline about 3% as fierce competition among manufacturers continues to pressure pricing for round cells,” said Tim Doyle, a Consumer Electronics Association spokesman.

January 23, 2012

Weis Markets on Monday announced it has joined the SmartWay Transport Partnership, a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency program that will help the grocer assess the environmental impact and energy efficiency of the trucks supplying its 161 stores.

SUNBURY, Pa. — Weis Markets on Monday announced it has joined the SmartWay Transport Partnership, a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency program that will help the grocer assess the environmental impact and energy efficiency of the trucks supplying its 161 stores.

January 20, 2012

In an unexpected turn of events, Brian Cornell is stepping down as Sam’s Club president and CEO and will be replaced by Rosalind Brewer, who currently serves as president of the Walmart U.S. East business unit.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — In an unexpected turn of events, Brian Cornell is stepping down as Sam’s Club president and CEO and will be replaced by Rosalind Brewer, who currently serves as president of the Walmart U.S. East business unit. The company announced a number of other senior personnel changes as well in advance of the new fiscal year.

In a statement, Walmart said Cornell, 52, recently informed the company that he and his wife would like to move back to the Northeast for family reasons. His departure comes as Sam’s has experienced strong sales growth.