01/07/2015 - 3:27pm

Beiersdorf’s Nivea is looking to revolutionize the daily skin care routine and transform body care with a new take on moisturizing via the new Nivea In-Shower Body Lotion.

01/07/2015 - 3:27pm

New packaging formats, consumer interest in therapeutic body care and a long, cold 2013-2014 winter in much of the United States helped fuel sales in the body-, hand- and foot-care category — a category that, according to research firm Mintel, experienced virtually no sales growth between 2009 and 2011.

01/07/2015 - 3:26pm

SoapBox, a mission-based personal care company that highlighted its range of bar soaps, body washes, lotions and liquid hand soaps at the 2014 National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo in Boston, has broadened its distribution, enabling the company’s charitable mission to have a larger impact on communities around the United States.

01/07/2015 - 3:26pm

Good news for manufacturers of soap, bath and shower products is that growth has been solid, with sales increasing a hefty 18%, to about $5.4 billion, between 2008 and 2013, according to research firm Mintel.

01/07/2015 - 3:26pm

Shoppers of dietary supplements generally are the healthier customers who are in your stores fairly frequently to purchase their vitamins, minerals or supplements.

01/07/2015 - 3:26pm

For diet aids, it’s not very surprising to see that the largest marketing spike coincides with people’s New Year’s resolutions at the beginning of the year.

01/07/2015 - 3:26pm

Pharmavite earlier this year launched a product that capitalizes on two current growth trends — immunity supplements and the gummy format. 

01/07/2015 - 3:25pm

NBTY earlier this year expanded its Osteo Bi-Flex franchise with a line of joint care supplements “plus” — as in joint care plus energy or joint care plus muscle support.

01/07/2015 - 3:25pm

Three supplement categories are really helping to drive the business today.