03/08/2012 - 4:41pm

The number of patients with diabetes is not decreasing any time soon, and one of the most important fronts in the battle lies at the pharmacy counter.


03/08/2012 - 4:41pm

The market for drugs to treat diabetes — especially Type 2 diabetes — has shown quite a bit of activity lately.

02/22/2012 - 1:30pm

There is a significant opportunity in facial skin care for men, according to a recent study by market research firm NPD Group. The challenge, however, is getting him engaged.

02/22/2012 - 1:25pm

Recent research conducted by Procter & Gamble’s Gillette reveals that facial hair styling is a common practice undertaken by nearly 40% of men in North America and that this process is critical in defining their look.

02/22/2012 - 1:18pm

The economy doesn’t seem to be hurting the As Seen On TV category. A.J. Khubani, CEO of Telebrands, said the company’s business is ahead 20% in 2011 over the previous year, and fourth-quarter sales were up 30%.

02/22/2012 - 1:03pm

Sales of hot and cold breakfast cereals have been flat. “Consumers are faced with many breakfast options each day,” said David Browne, senior analyst at Mintel International Group.

02/17/2012 - 6:57pm

Experts said that despite competition from electronic cards and rising postal fees, there still is a future for the paper greeting card category.

02/17/2012 - 6:56pm

After strong growth, the cereal/granola bar category is showing slower growth.

02/17/2012 - 6:56pm

Men’s body grooming has grown in popularity, especially among the younger generation, resulting in growth in the men’s grooming/shaving scissors segment at mass.