Grand Brands launching second phase of Lander products
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Licensing company Grand Brands, LLC, which acquired Lander in late 2008, is launching a second phase of the brand name products.
This phase includes launches of a new adult shampoo and conditioner, children’s dental rinse and new additions to the adult oral care and skin care lines.
“We’re particularly pleased with the success over the last three months since we reintroduced the Lander brand product lines,” stated Grand Brands president Sue Hunt. “It’s received a very warm reception both domestically and abroad. The first container of Lander was just shipped out to the Philippines and Lander is also now being carried on the shelves of major retailers in Puerto Rico. We’re excited to extend the brand line to include these new product offerings.”
Beauty for a cause at Target
MINNEAPOLIS Target has partnered with beauty expert Sonia Kashuk for the third year in a row to offer an exclusive, limited-edition collection to support The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
From Sept. 16 through Nov. 4, customers can purchase items from Sonia Kashuk’s collection with 15% of the purchase price to benefit BCRF.
The collection includes an eyelash curler ($9.99), cosmetic brush ($12.99) and travel brush set ($19.99).
Kashuk’s partnership with Target goes beyond helping a good cause. As a breast cancer survivor, she is personally invested in helping other women feel good about themselves.
Marketplace swag finds better home in wake of show
BOSTON The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced Thursday that Marketplace exhibitors donated nearly 10,000 lbs. of products to The Greater Boston Food Bank. Rather than ending up in the garbage or adding up to hefty shipping charges for vendors who attended Marketplace, the items will find a much better home among some of Boston’s neediest families and individuals.
“This is a generous donation from NACDS, and it comes at a time when more people are out of work and in need of food assistance. The association’s conference exhibitors show terrific corporate citizenship,” said Catherine D’Amato, president and CEO of the Greater Boston Food Bank. “I know our member-hunger relief agencies will welcome this food because so many are trying to feed more people.”
Items donated included HBA products, food and beverages, cosmetics and toiletries, and will go to families and individuals in need served by the Greater Boston Food Bank, as well as other nonprofit organizations throughout the area.
“We are pleased with the opportunity to help those in need and are grateful to participating companies for their contributions,” said NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson. “Given the current economic situation, we hope that this donation will assist low-income families and others in need. We thank the Greater Boston Food Bank for distributing these donations.”