09/16/2015 - 2:21pm

With Boiron USA’s Arnicare Gel firmly established as one of the external analgesics category’s bestselling products, the company recently extended the line to include Arnicare Cream.

08/20/2015 - 11:05am

Kashi recently introduced Organic Chewy Granola and Seed Bars. Made with a nutritious, plant-based blend of 100% whole grains, fruits, nuts and super seeds, Kashi Organic Chewy Granola and Seed Bars are free of highly refined sweeteners.

08/20/2015 - 11:05am

Kind has added super grain sorghum to its line of Healthy Grains Bars in a new offering: Popped. Sorghum, the sixth super grain in the Healthy Grains line, is popped to offer a super grain twist on two popcorn favorites, Popped Salted Caramel and Popped Dark Chocolate with Sea Salt.

08/20/2015 - 11:05am

The snack aisle is getting healthier. Manufacturers have listened and answered the call from consumers, said Sally Lyons Wyatt, general manager in Client Insights at IRI.

08/20/2015 - 11:05am

Hallmark has introduced a new greeting card format called Banner Cards.

08/20/2015 - 11:05am

Designer Greetings recently launched Around the Corner, a line of die-cut, accordion, tri-fold cards with such special features as tip-ons, stamps, glitter and embossing treatments that give the cards a 3-D look. 

08/20/2015 - 11:05am

E-cards may be grabbing share from traditional cards, but consumers who purchase paper cards are gravitating toward higher-priced products. Greeting cards that feature such technological elements as recording features and LED lights, cards from recycled materials and specialty cards, such as those featuring decorative elements, will continue to buoy profit margins in the category.

08/20/2015 - 10:57am

A combination of high-end and middle-market lipstick brands took the top five places in the Clavis Insight Index, CI2, Lipstick ranking. More affordable brands available at Target, Walmart and Amazon, such as IMAN, Revlon and Maybelline, earned Top 5 rankings, as did more upmarket brands, NARS and Bite Beauty, available at higher-end retailers like Sephora.

08/20/2015 - 10:05am

Sally Hansen and OPI outperform the Nail Polish CI2 ranking category with generally average performance against key metrics, but with very broad and well-distributed portfolios.