Jarrod was shopping at Target when he noticed something: there were two different designs of Shout bottles on the shelf. Since redesigns often mask strikes of the Grocery Shrink Ray, he checked the labels, even though the bottles appeared to be the same size. Indeed, the 32-ounce “economy size” bottle shrank down to 30 ounces, but at least the price came down, too. [More]
You may remember Telebrands, the company that sells innovative products through a very distinctive style of advertising. You probably remember them very well, because we had a story just this morning about their settling a New Jersey lawsuit alleging violations of that state’s Consumer Fraud Act. The company also came to an agreement with competitor S.C. Johnson and Son, agreeing to pull ads for its Amish Secret Furniture Cleaner and stop making claims that standard furniture polish is bad for wood. [More]
Windex today launched Windex Minis, which let you refill your bottle of Windex by pouring in a pouch of Windex liquid, adding water, and stirring. They’re cheaper and there’s less waste. The bigger question is whether Americans will even go for a refillable at all. [More]
The Scrubbing Bubbles Automatic Shower Cleaner is supposed to be your special shower friend. You hang it in the shower, press a button and it spreads cleansing fluids all around, getting rid of and keeping away mildew and grime.