01/06/2016 - 3:53pm

Eye beauty product sales are nothing to blink at. The category experienced a robust 4.6% growth rate for the 52-week period ended Nov.1, 2015, as tracked by IRI across multi-outlets. Total eye sales eclipsed the $2 billion mark — topping both face and lip.

01/06/2016 - 3:52pm

One of the biggest challenges for mass merchants to crack the facial cosmetics code has been selling foundations, blushes and powders to women who can’t sample them in stores.

01/06/2016 - 3:52pm

With the popularity of selfies proliferating, it is no surprise there’s renewed focus on facial makeup. After a few years of dull sales, volume for the 52-week period ended Nov. 1, tracked by IRI across multi-outlets, rose 3.5%.

12/30/2015 - 3:58pm

In the vitamin category, private label leads the one- and two-letter segment, with $425 million in annual dollar sales, according to the latest Promo Watch report from Drug Store News, Competitive Promotion Report and IRI.

12/07/2015 - 6:05pm

Dexcom has developed Continuous Glucose Monitoring that allows patients to get a reading every five minutes via a disposable body-worn sensor that uses bluetooth technology to communicate with a hand-held monitor or smartphone.

12/07/2015 - 6:05pm

Snails made big beauty headlines in 2015.

12/07/2015 - 6:05pm

Makeup apps and virtual makeovers are gaining traction in the mass market. The new ways to sample beauty are taking many forms, both in store and via smartphones.

12/07/2015 - 6:05pm

Bioré embraced the benefits of charcoal for its complexion care lineup

12/07/2015 - 6:05pm

This past year goes into the books as the year drug and discount retailers fully embraced the concept of the New General Market.