06/18/2014 - 1:55pm

DSN has partnered with Competitive Promotion Report and IRI to create a series of exclusive reports. This month the analysis explores the market trends around retailer margin and promotional spending in the first-aid category, looking at the major national brands in the drug channel, focusing particularly on the anti-itch (including calamine), ointments/ antiseptics and bandages (including gauze and cotton) categories.

06/18/2014 - 1:55pm

The Global Marketing Development Center hosted the 2014 Health, Beauty and Wellness Marketing Conference in Orlando in late May.

05/15/2014 - 12:54pm

All laundry detergent has extended its All Mighty Pacs and All OXI families with new All Mighty Pacs OXI, pacs formulated with OXI-power stain fighters with triple-play action to fight tough stains, whiten and brighten, according to the company.

05/15/2014 - 12:54pm

In time for spring allergy season, Procter & Gamble has introduced Febreze Fabric Refresher Allergen Reducer, a product that eliminates odors and reduces up to 95% of inanimate allergens from pollen, pet dander and dust mite matter that can become airborne from fabrics after making their way into the home.

05/15/2014 - 12:54pm

The growing senior market is fueling the sale of hearing-aid batteries and specialty batteries for health and fitness devices.

05/15/2014 - 12:54pm

Assortment packs and minis are two hot candy trends, and Wrigley has tapped both for the new flavor in its successful Starburst Minis line.

05/15/2014 - 12:54pm

Mars Chocolate North America is launching a number of treats for Halloween 2014. The Halloween chocolate category exceeded $1 billion in sales for the first time in 2013, with an increase of 6.4% over the previous year, according to Mars.

05/15/2014 - 12:54pm

Retailers have been sweet on the chocolate category, but non-chocolate sales also have been strong. The National Confectioners Association forecasts that while chocolate sales were ahead 4% last year, with $4 billion growth over the next five years, a number of non-chocolate candy segments also had a boost.

05/15/2014 - 12:54pm

With its range of Luna skin care devices that promise to offer a completely new approach to skin care, Swedish brand Foreo is making waves in the beauty device market.