A US District Court dismissed a lawsuit challenging L.L. Bean's updated returns policy, which ends a lifetime guarantee for products sold after Feb. 9, 2018. Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers ruled that the case lacked merit as it "alleges no current, concrete injury."
Saks Off 5th has released its first private label beauty collection. Fifth City is made up of more than 35 products that cover the face, eye and lip categories and also includes hair accessories and makeup brushes.
L'Oreal, Covergirl, Nest, Burberry and Guerlain are some of the beauty brands that have increased their investments in Pinterest as a way to reach consumers directly. The platform's new max width video format is one of the features attracting brands.
Bob Vetere has seen US consumer spending on pets more than double during his tenure as president of the American Pet Products Association, a post he's leaving after 17 years. In a lengthy Q&A, he predicts continued growth for the industry and lists special points of pride, particularly the APPA's commitment to animal health.
As the air warms and pollen counts rise, pets with allergies start rubbing their faces and ears, licking their paws and developing hot spots. Veterinarian Everett Simmons says fleas and mites can cause the same symptoms as allergies, and a veterinarian can determine the best course of treatment and prevention.
Hill's Pet Nutrition recalled more lots of canned Prescription Diet and Science Diet dog foods due to the possibility they might contain excessive vitamin D. The recall does not include cat food, dry dog food or treats.
Health insurance for pets is on the rise in the US, with research firm Packaged Facts forecasting a doubling of spending to $2 billion over the next three years. The 1.8 million dog and cat owners estimated by the American Pet Products Association to possess the hedge against high veterinary costs still comprise a small percentage of pet parents.
From the most basic to the most chewable to the most attractive, the 16 dog leashes of choice for veterinarians and walkers are listed by The Strategist. Running, pulling and walking in the dark are among other categories of preference.
The Maitre D' Copper collection by Scanpan features cookware with a copper exterior, which follows the cookware industry's hot copper trend. The collection consists of a frying pan, sauce pan with lid and Dutch oven with lid, along with miniature pieces and induction-capable items.