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Week of Mon, Jun 7th, 2010

Shoppers Drug Mart, Rexall to add color-changing products

Del Sol, a maker of apparel and accessories that change color, has signed distribution pacts with Shoppers Drug Mart and Rexall.

London Drugs to carry Winning Colours stain remover

Canada's London Drugs will be the first pharmacy chain to sell the Winning Colours stain remover from Winning Brands Corp.

Bayer Contour USB glucose meter wins design award

Bayer's Contour USB blood glucose meter has received a silver Medical Design Excellence Award, which recognizes excellence in medical product design and manufacturing.

Burt's Bees tops list of 'greenest' brands

Burt's Bees finished first in a list of 10 U.S. brands deemed by consumers as the "greenest" as part of the 2010 ImagePower Green Brands Survey.

Lansinoh makes donation to new InfantRisk Center

Lansinoh Laboratories Inc. has donated $20,000 to help fund the new InfantRisk Center at Texas Tech University in Amarillo, Texas.

Home Diagnostics, Nipro Diabetes Systems to merge

Diabetes testing supplier Home Diagnostics Inc. plans to merge with Nipro Diabetes Systems Inc. to become Nipro Diagnostics Inc.

Gillette Fusion ProGlide, ProSeries now in stores

Procter & Gamble's Gillette brand said its new Fusion ProGlide razors and cartridges and Fusion ProSeries shaving products for men have hit store shelves nationwide.

Unilever to advertise on Apple iAD mobile platform

Unilever will be the consumer goods presenting advertiser on Apple Inc.'s new iAD mobile advertising platform, which will enable the consumer products giant to run ads on iPhone and iPod touch devices.

Health Mart to be featured in The Pill Timer campaign

Health Mart will be featured in a promotional campaign by Med Time Technology Inc. for The Pill Timer, a medicine vial cap that lets users set an alarm to signal when they need to take their medication.

Pill Glide hits pharmacy counter at Publix

Publix Super Markets Inc. is now carrying FLAVORx Inc.'s new Pill Glide spray in its pharmacies chainwide.

ECRM auction helps Kids In Need

ECRM said a registration auction for its upcoming School & Office show has raised $40,000 for the Kids In Need Foundation.

Vitamins market has surged, TABS Group finds

The U.S. market for vitamins, minerals and supplements has grown by more than 20% over roughly the past year and a half, according to TABS Group Inc.