03/10/2014 - 5:39pm

Overall, the OTC sector in 2013 realized $40.2 billion in sales, according to data culled from OTC categories tracked by IRI.

03/10/2014 - 5:39pm

Apparently, I am one of about 10 mil­lion unique users who, as this issue of DSN went to press, had entered their name into the interactive name genera­tor game that Slate.com posted to its site within hours of John Travolta having butchered singer Idina Menzel’s name at the Oscar Awards.

03/10/2014 - 5:38pm

Pinterest will emerge as a stronger alternative to Facebook and Twitter, according to global research and analytics firm Blueocean Market Intelligence. The company analyzed the online data of the nation’s top 100 retailers from September through December 2013 as part of its ongoing study assessing the business impact of top retailers’ social media efforts.

03/10/2014 - 5:38pm

Beauty brands are making strides in the digital world, and e-commerce continues to be a consistent vehicle for how beauty mavens shop, according to recent research by digital marketing firm PM Digital.

03/06/2014 - 4:53pm

With a history that goes back more than 100 years, Softsheen-Carson’s Magic Shave has become a legacy brand within the African-American male grooming segment. Today, Magic is celebrating the launch of a new skin care line called Bump Rescue Skincare. To learn more about the brand’s history and the new line, Drug Store News recently talked with Mezei Jefferson, director of education for Softsheen-Carson.

02/18/2014 - 4:18pm

Despite declining sales, three category trends — sparkling water, natural sodas and low-calorie sodas — are keeping some fizz in carbonated soft drinks.

02/18/2014 - 4:17pm

Mintel projects the pet products category will grow an average of 3.8% over the next five years to nearly $13.7 billion by 2017.

02/18/2014 - 4:17pm

Is the smell of money in the air for the fragrance market? Perhaps.

02/18/2014 - 4:17pm

The one-time $100 million asthma-relief brand Primatene may make a comeback to the marketplace after a more than two-year hiatus.