03/08/2012 - 5:41pm

Sales of facial anti-aging skin care products at mass have been on the down slope. According to SymphonyIRI Group, sales of facial anti-aging products slipped 4.2% during the 12 weeks ended Jan. 22 at food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart).


03/08/2012 - 5:41pm

Toothpastes that promise to deliver value-added benefits, such as whitening teeth or battling tooth sensitivity, are helping to brighten sales.


03/08/2012 - 5:41pm

In a recent campaign, Walgreens used LocalResponse’s Direct Response to reach customers in-store to disseminate store promotions, such as flu shots and coupons for Kraft Foods’ Halls cough drops.

03/08/2012 - 5:41pm

Back pain is one of the leading reasons adults under the age of 45 years call in sick to work, second only to the common cold, according to the American Pain Foundation

03/08/2012 - 5:41pm

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 - 5:41pm

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

02/22/2012 - 2:30pm

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 - 2:25pm

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 - 2:18pm

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%.