June 21, 2013 - Davis Vision is launching a new "Eyecare Reframed" brand strategy aimed at educating employers and consumers about eye wear and eye care. The model has been well established, and is the only offering that wholly controls the end-to-end delivery of vision care, to include all labs, frame design, retail and every aspect of the customer service delivery. This includes a solid foundation of 40,000 independent and retail participating provider points of access.
Read more: Davis Vision Launching New Brand Strategy
June 20, 2013 – Today, the Walmart Foundation announced $14 million in grants to provide more than 1.7 million children and families with free meals and nutrition education programs. The grants will expand access to meals for children outside of school this summer and throughout the year, while also teaching families how to develop healthy, low-cost eating habits. Five nonprofit organizations – Alliance for a Healthier Generation (Alliance), Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), National League of Cities Institute for Youth, Education and Families, Texas Hunger Initiative (THI), and YMCA of the USA (The Y) – will use the grants to fund programs that serve families in more than 450 communities across the nation.
Read more: Walmart Foundation Kicks Off Summer by Continuing Commitment to Out-Of-School Feeding, Helping...
June 19, 2013 - Neuro is a new line of drinks designed by entrepreneur Diana Jenkins to physically and mentally enhance people's daily lives. Jenkins assembled leading scientists and nutritionists in her Malibu "kitchen" to create a revolutionary beverage line that conveniently provides essential nutrients for the modern, overtaxed consumer. Neuro drinks are currently available at Target, Walgreens, Safeway, Seven Eleven and other national grocery, drug and convenience stores.
Read more: Diana Jenkins Brings Neuro Health Drinks to Target Stores Nation-wide.
June 19, 2013 - Nickelodeon and KidKraft, a Dallas-based children's furniture and toy manufacturer, have created a line of designer wooden toys and doll furniture and accessories featuring Dora the Explorer. The new line of products includes a lifelike kitchen and dollhouse, both standing at almost four feet tall. Available this summer, the kitchen and dollhouse bring the fun and adventure of Dora to life with vivid colors and playful features. Additionally, doll furniture and accessories inspired by Nickelodeon's hit animated preschool series will be introduced to the line later this year.
Read more: Nickelodeon and KidKraft Introduce Designer Wooden Toys, Doll Furniture and Accessories...
June 18, 2013 - To celebrate its 40th birthday, Michaels will launch the first-ever Michaels Craft Tour this month in a specially designed 18-wheeler that features a fully stocked, 1,000-square-foot craft room on the inside. The tour will travel throughout the U.S. from coast-to-coast, visiting store openings, outdoor festivals and other events along the way.
Read more: Michaels Rolls Out Free Mobile Craft Tour To Celebrate 40 Years Of Creativity
June 17, 2013 - An interactive panel of purchasing and brand development experts will be the Opening Session at HBA Global Expo & Conference. Moderated by On-Air Beauty Expert and Pioneer, Jennifer Walsh, "Purchasing and Trends in Beauty and Personal Care" will take place, Tuesday, June 18th, at 9:00 a.m. in the Special Events Hall at the Javits Center in New York.
Read more: Trending Changes In Beauty & Personal Care Purchasing Kicks-Off HBA Global
June 14, 2013 - Panasonic Consumer Marketing Company of North America's Henry Hauser (left), Vice President, Merchandising Group, and Dennis Eppel, Senior Vice President, Sales & Merchandise, marked the arrival of Panasonic's critically-acclaimed Smart VIERA ZT60 Series Plasma HDTVs exclusively through approximately 400 Magnolia locations inside Best Buy now through July 31.
Read more: Panasonic's Smart VIERA ZT60 Plasma HDTV Series Premiers Exclusively Through Magnolia Inside...
June 12, 2013 - One of every three bites of food comes from plants pollinated by honeybees and other pollinators. Yet, major declines in bee populations threaten the availability of many fresh ingredients consumers rely on for their dinner tables. To raise awareness of just how crucial pollinators are to our food system, the Providence, R.I. University Heights Whole Foods Market store temporarily removed all produce that comes from plants dependent on pollinators. They pulled from shelves 237 of 453 products – 52 percent of the department's normal product mix.
To help support honeybee populations, for every pound of organic summer squash sold at Whole Foods Market stores from June 12-25 the company will donate 10 cents to The Xerces Society for pollinator preservation.
Read more: Whole Foods Market partners with The Xerces Society to "Share the Buzz" and protect pollinator...
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