01/07/2015 - 3:26pm

SoapBox, a mission-based personal care company that highlighted its range of bar soaps, body washes, lotions and liquid hand soaps at the 2014 National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo in Boston, has broadened its distribution, enabling the company’s charitable mission to have a larger impact on communities around the United States.

01/07/2015 - 3:26pm

Good news for manufacturers of soap, bath and shower products is that growth has been solid, with sales increasing a hefty 18%, to about $5.4 billion, between 2008 and 2013, according to research firm Mintel.

01/07/2015 - 3:24pm

Beauty is a big business with diverse outlets for consumption. To help suppliers and retailers better understand who is buying, what they are buying and where they are buying, Drug Store News this month hosted an exclusive webinar from consumer analytics company TABS Group, “2014 Insights into the Beauty Consumer.”

01/07/2015 - 1:54pm

CVS/pharmacy has revealed the spring 2015 collection of its exclusive Nuance Salma Hayek line, featuring new products for hair and skin.

01/07/2015 - 11:27am

Procter & Gamble’s nice’n easy has selected actress Christina Hendricks as its brand ambassador, representing the brand’s new “Shift a Shade” campaign inspiring women to make a hair shade shift to find their true color.

01/06/2015 - 2:45pm

L&R Distributors, a distributor of more than 35,000 HBC, GM and cosmetics products, has promoted Lee Colarco to VP of category management and procurement.

01/06/2015 - 1:22pm

Former chairman, president and CEO of Del Laboratories, Dan Wassong, died on Jan. 1 at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, according to an obituary in The New York Times. He was 84 years old.

01/06/2015 - 12:45pm

Vidal Sassoon has unveiled its new Vidal Sassoon Salonist — an at-home hair color system that incorporates an exclusive two-step technique to treat roots and lengths separately.

01/06/2015 - 12:26pm

Grocer Fresh & Easy has reinvigorated its brand and its stores with a focus on more fresh and natural foods, and is bringing this mission to life through a pilot in Las Vegas.