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  • 5/15/2024

    Walgreens celebrates Memorial Day with military, veteran discount

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    To honor the service and sacrifices of Americans who served in the armed forces, Walgreens is offering a Memorial Day weekend discount to all veterans, active-duty military personnel and their immediate family members, including the families of those who lost their lives in service to their country.

    Beginning May 24 through May 27, customers with a myWalgreens membership and valid military ID or proof of service will receive 20% off regularly priced products at any Walgreens or Duane Reade drugstore nationwide.

  • 5/15/2024

    Chips Ahoy! cookies go gluten-free

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    The Chips Ahoy! brand is entering the gluten-free aisle. 

    The brand announced the launch of its gluten-free chocolate chip cookie, which will be a permanent addition to its lineup. 

    “When we set out to create our first Chips Ahoy! Gluten Free cookie, we didn’t want it to be a good gluten free cookie, we wanted it to be a great cookie that's also gluten free,” said Jainette Quinones, brand manager Chips Ahoy! Innovation. “I am proud to say that our innovation team has succeeded— the new Chips Ahoy! Gluten Free cookie is an absolutely delicious cookie that everyone can enjoy.”

    Chips Ahoy! Gluten Free is now available for purchase in the gluten free aisle of stores. 

  • 5/13/2024

    C4 Energy, Hawaiian Punch launch new beverage

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    C4 Energy has a new collaboration with Hawaiian Punch in the works that includes beverages with nostalgic tropical fruit juice notes. 

    The full C4 x Hawaiian Punch line of products will include a variety of Pre-Workout Powders, Performance Energy and PeptiPump products. The flavor profiles of the beverages include pineapple, passion fruit, papaya and guava juices. 

    To correlate with the launch, C4 is rolling out a campaign that includes social content with athlete and boxing talent, in-store activations, merch and partnerships with Overtime Boxing and Top Rank Boxing. 

    The new collaboration is available to shop wherever C4 products are currently sold. 

  • 5/9/2024

    Club Crisps, Mike’s Hot Honey add hint of heat to crackers

    Club Crisps flavored with Mike’s Hot Honey

    Club Crisps is adding a dose of sweet heat to its buttery crackers following a collaboration with Mike’s Hot Honey. 

    “We couldn’t think of a better way to bring our first cracker-brand collaboration to life with the iconic, buttery crisps of Club,” said Mike Kurtz, founder of Mike’s Hot Honey. “We hope Club and Mike's Hot Honey fans enjoy relaxing and snacking on these buttery Club Crisps infused with our distinctive sweet-heat for a unique and delicious way to satisfy their cravings.”

    The two brands are working together to launch Club Crisps flavored with Mike’s Hot Honey, which feature honey infused chili notes with buttery flavors, the companies said. 

    “We’re always eager to learn what our fans' new flavor obsessions are so that we can create a fun and unique snacking experience,” said Carrie Foose, director of brand marketing for Kellanova Crackers. “Working with Mike's Hot Honey to create this sweet and spicy new crisp for the ever-growing spicy snacker segment is an exciting first-of-its-kind innovation for Club Crisps and for the entire Club portfolio. We can’t wait to work with the Mike's Hot Honey team to bring fans just what they've been waiting for with this limited-time innovation sure to deliciously spice up you and your club's snacking game.”

    Club Crisps flavored with Mike’s Hot Honey will be available for purchase for a limited time at retailers nationwide for an SRP of $3.99. 

  • 5/8/2024

    LG Chi Color Master Factory secures patent

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    Farouk Systems, in partnership with LG H&H, announced that the LG Chi Color Master Factory has secured a patent from the United States and Trademark Office. 

    The LG Chi Color Master Factory works to streamline color customization by integrating digital precision to eradicate guesswork and ensuring accurate color formulations with every use, the company said. 

    "We are honored to receive this patent for our LG CHI Color Master Factory," said Dr. Farouk Shami, Chairman, and Founder of Farouk Systems, Inc. "This acknowledgment underscores our dedication to pushing the boundaries of technology and delivering exceptional solutions to our professional customer base. With the LG CHI Color Master Factory, we are revolutionizing the beauty industry by combining advanced American technology with cutting-edge innovation."

    The patented technology utilized in the tool includes an array of senors, algorithms and quality control measures by regulating such variables as pigment concentration, temperature, and curing time, the company said.  

  • 5/9/2024

    Fazit releases Faux Freckles, Stardust Speckles

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    Fazit, a beauty patch brand, is reimagining beauty with the launch of a new product designed to add sparkle to makeup routines. 

    The brand’s makeup patches, which utilize patch technology in its application process, are rolling out its Faux Freckles and Stardust Speckles in gold and silver. 

    Designed with a patch, pat, peel and reveal technique, the brand’s product looks to change the way users apply their desired freckles, the company said. 

    Founded by Aliett Buttelman and Nina LaBruna, the co-founders created the brand to offer a quick and way to apply makeup that simplifies routines without compromising on results, the company said.

    Fazit’s Faux Freckles and Stardust Speckles are available for purchase online. 

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