Northfield, Ill. – Curad and ActivICE, two Medline┬ábrands, will be the official medical supplier and official topical relief partner for the Ironman U.S. Series. The Ironman is said to be the largest mass participation event company in the world with their single day events. Through the partnership, Curad will haveMORE HERE

In today’s pantheon of toothpaste brands, there is Colgate and Crest, and others. Of the popular 20th century brands, there was also Gleem, which dates to 1939 and most recently renewed by Procter & Gamble as a trademark in 2018. Gleem had been discontinued, but it has returned, both asMORE HERE

Even if a venerable brand is beloved, companies still need to continue to invest in the product’s brand story. Such is the case with the key brands of Procter & Gamble, which has a long record in investing in its oldest brands. Last month, Target Corporation stores featured Crest, Secret,MORE HERE

ROCKLEDGE, FL – It seems that the historic Sea & Ski suntan lotion is coming back. Sea & Ski now has a new website, and promises to be on the shelves for the 2017 summer season. The manufacturer is Cross-Bands Manufacturing, LLC, 1938 Murrell Road, Rockledge, FL 32955. Smart geographicMORE HERE

NEW YORK – Colgate Palmolive is taking a smart path with some of its older brands, namely Speed Stick and Irish Spring. In recent weeks the company has updated advertising for the products, and included them in coupon supplements mailed with the Wall Street Journal and other publications. Colgate can illMORE HERE

Occasionally it is fun to look at a disappeared brand that was prominent on shelves. Such was the pain pill Vanquish. It is still made by Bayer, and competes with Excedrin, Anacin and Goody’s as an aspirin, acetaminophen and caffeine constructed pain reliever. It’s quite a competitive and genericized categoryMORE HERE

In the 1970s and 1980s, the little rounded atomizers of Neo-Synephrine were ubiquitous in medicine cabinets, a bulbous white bottle with a colored top, in either blue or green. Perhaps this is just a false memory, though it really does not matter, that my first grade teacher, tended to haveMORE HERE