Health & Wellness

Randall's Island Park to Provide Free Sunscreen Dispensers
August 30, 2016 at 3:18 pm

In an effort to reduce the risks and effects of sun exposure, Randall's Island Park in New York City will install sunscreen dispensers. According to a press release from the Randall's Island Park Alliance…

Which Water Bottles Harbor the Most Bacteria?
August 23, 2016 at 5:27 pm

It's not exactly breaking news that reusable water bottles require regular cleaning. It's a small price to pay for the benefits of saving plastic and staying hydrated. But, do you know just how much bacteria is on your specific water bottle's lid? TreadmillReviews.net conducted a study on 12 water bottles with four types of water…

Using Gifts and Giveaways to Promote Wellness
July 21, 2016 at 6:23 pm

The Rising Trend in Personal Care Good marketing, and the products or services being promoted, seek to identify and fill a void within the consumer’s present life. For millions of individuals, that void often centers around wellness and personal care. An overlooked yet deadly serious element of daily life, self-care is an activity or habit…

Promo Marketing Announces 2016 Supplier Excellence Awards
July 18, 2016 at 6:32 pm

Promo Marketing, the Philadelphia-based source of product and marketing information for distributor sales professionals, is pleased to announce the first installment of its 2016 Supplier Excellence Awards. The annual Supplier Excellence Awards give distributors the ability to vote for their favorite suppliers in more than 40 hard goods and apparel categories. After thousands of votes were cast,…

The Wrap: Victoria's Secret Cuts Swim Apparel, Nike Launches a Weather-adapting Jacket
April 27, 2016 at 5:04 pm

Victoria's Secret will no longer sell swimwear after 2016; Nike now has a jacket that adapts to the weather; the Philadelphia Flyers poked fun at themselves with a "Stay Classy" giveaway tee; Sports Authority scraps bankruptcy plans and will go to auction; and Hanesbrands Inc. announced how they did in the first quarter: Here's what's happening this week in the apparel world…

Are Shock Bands the Next Wearable Frontier?
April 26, 2016 at 2:58 pm

Lately, wearables have been in the news for everything from saving lives to uncovering lies. But wearable devices have only begun to scratch the surface of their capabilities. According to Engadget, a wearables company, Pavlok,…

Cool to Care: 10 Personal Care Items for Any Occasion
April 25, 2016 at 4:00 pm

In order to take care of others, people need to look out for No. 1 first. This is why personal care products—lip balm, lotion, candles—are a hit with end-users. Courteny Lanflisi, marketing coordinator for Ariel Premium Supply, St.…

Coming Soon: A Fitbit for Your Brain
April 19, 2016 at 2:56 pm

Last week, we reported on the man whose Fitbit saved his life. Wearable fitness trackers are ubiquitous, and their potential hasn't even been fully realized. According to Newsweek, Tan Le, CEO of Emotiv, a company that manufactures electroencephalography (EEG) products for…