Maybelline and Jane Magazine chose 20 amateur musicians to rock the world at their jointly sponsored annual Reader CD Listening Party. Recording artist Liz Phair was at the event, helping to pick the winners who will be included in the top 10 tracks of the Reader CD. The search ran from May through August, culminating in the event held here. The winners will be announced in Jane's November music issue. Jane and SN are published by Fairchild Publications here.
IN THE PINK
HUNT VALLEY, Md. -- CoverGirl here revitalizes fall with the introduction of its "Pink Reincarnated" seasonal color collection. The limited edition palette includes products for lips, eyes, nails and cheeks based on warm "Asian-inspired" pinks. The limited launch will be supported by a national print advertising campaign scheduled in key beauty magazines, as well as in-store display units highlighting specific products. CoverGirl shifts its color collections to reflect fall fashions each season. Products come with suggested retail prices ranging from $2.99 to $7.99.
TAKING NO PRISONERS
BURBANK, Calif. -- Harry Potter heads back to Hogwarts just in time for the fourth quarter when Warner Home Video releases the third installment of the popular series on DVD and VHS on Nov. 23. It will be supported by a massive national marketing campaign, using television, print, radio and Internet advertising, as well as merchandisers and point-of-purchase materials for retailers. "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" has a pre-book date of Oct. 19. The release comes with a suggested retail price of $29.95 for DVD and $22.99 for VHS.
TOP 5 SUPERMARKET SELL-THROUGH TITLES
Rank, Last Week, Title (Weeks Out): Studio; DVD Retail
1,1. The Three Musketeers (1): Buena Vista; $29.99
2,2. Hidalgo (3): Buena Vista; $29.99
3,N. Ella Enchanted: Miramax; $28.95
4,3. 13 Going On 30 (3): Columbia; $28.95
5,N. Laws of Attraction: New Line; $27.95
As of Aug. 29, 2004
This chart, tailored for the supermarket video market, is based on information taken from more than 1,000 supermarket rental locations serviced by Ingram Entertainment, La Vergne, Tenn.