11/08/2013 - 10:47am

’Tis the season for toy and electronics gifts. It’s no coincidence that it’s also the biggest time of the year for battery sales. Ramping up displays can help retailers optimize the season.

10/10/2013 - 10:39am

Higher-end products are where the beer category is headed.

The specialty segment, which includes such super-premium brands as Blue Moon, Shock Top and Land Shark, has been strong with volume sales ahead 13% and dollar sales up 15% for the 52 week period ended June 30.

09/10/2013 - 1:12pm

A proliferation of high-drain electronics and healthcare devices are keeping consumers in need of more battery power.

09/10/2013 - 1:12pm

Consumers are spending when it comes to pet care and grooming.

09/10/2013 - 1:12pm

Products that focus on convenience are winning big in the pet category.

07/12/2013 - 4:59pm

The manufacturer behind the diet-aid supplement Hydroxycut, Iovate Health Sciences International, recently introduced two new formats to its popular weight-loss franchise: Pro Clinical Hydroxycut Sprinkles and Pro Clinical Hydroxycut Gummies.

07/12/2013 - 4:59pm

The mail-order meal-replacement program Nutrisystem has been making headway into the retail market through its expanding distribution agreement with Walmart.

07/12/2013 - 4:59pm

For those suffering from heart or lung disease, cancer, systemic infections or other all-too-common conditions, the science of medicine has made extraordinary advances over the past few decades.

07/12/2013 - 4:59pm

The creation of a clear approval pathway for biosimilar drugs remains a daunting task for the Food and Drug Administration, despite the fact that it's prescribed by law through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. But when those lower-priced, generic versions of some staggeringly expensive bioengineered medicines do finally come to market, they're likely to have a profound effect on the nation's outlays for specialty pharmaceuticals.