10/11/2011 - 11:29am

Redbox remains the dominant player in kiosk DVD rentals with an average of 55 million rentals monthly in second quarter 2011.

10/11/2011 - 11:29am

Frozen foods still are a popular choice. Packaged Facts projected that retail sales of frozen foods and beverages will reach $70 billion in 2015, a 25% increase over 2010 revenues.

10/11/2011 - 10:53am

The bath fragrance/bubble bath segment is experiencing modest growth, fueled by new product launches and consumers’ continued desire to bring the spa experience home.


10/11/2011 - 10:53am

Sales of home-testing kits, not including pregnancy test kits or ovulation test kits, have grown just under 8% over the past year, according to Angie Echele, VP at Genesis Sales and Marketing.

10/11/2011 - 10:53am

Gel manicures are one of the more popular salon services in the professional market, and now beauty mavens can create the look at home — for a fraction of the price — thanks to several new innovations hitting the mass market.

10/11/2011 - 10:53am

Sales of antacid tablets are up almost 3%. And while nobody is suggesting that upward trajectory is going to change anytime soon, there will be a decent amount of volatility in the coming year.


10/11/2011 - 10:53am

Probiotics are fast moving from a “what’s that?” category to a “what’s hot” category.

10/11/2011 - 10:53am

Sales in the digestives aisle going forward look positive, especially as an aging population begins paying closer attention to healthy diets, including the right amount of dietary fiber to keep things “regular” and supplementation with probiotics for overall digestive health.


09/12/2011 - 3:21pm

Americans spend three to four hours a day in the kitchen, so housewares — particularly kitchenware — can be a key gift category for drug stores.