10/24/2011 - 12:42pm

Product innovation and a desire for flawless-looking skin fueled double-digit sales of concealer at food, drug and mass.

10/24/2011 - 12:41pm

Mascara is a beauty essential that very few women will go without. After all, what woman doesn’t want long, lush, sexy lashes? Looking ahead, mascara sales show no signs of clumping.

10/24/2011 - 12:35pm

Vitamin D has been one of the fastest-growing segments in the VMS market since 2010, a factor that has been in step with the number of positive clinical studies establishing the need for vitamin D supplementation.

10/24/2011 - 12:30pm

Meda Consu­mer Healthcare has put together an entire line of iron supplements in an effort to create a resurgence in the category.

10/24/2011 - 12:29pm

It’s the largest herbal supplement category that’s growing at almost a double-digit pace, in part because of its association with improving urinary tract health.

10/24/2011 - 12:26pm

More than two-thirds of moms who participated in a recent Abbott Nutrition survey revealed they have a picky eater, and 9-out-of-10 of these moms indicated they are unsuccessful at getting their picky eater to eat healthy and nutritious foods every day.

10/24/2011 - 12:24pm

The business of nutritional bars is booming, with 9-of-the-top-10 brands trending at a double-digit annual growth rate. And that one bar not growing in double digits is the No. 1-selling bar — General Mills’ Fiber One — by a margin of more than $60 million in annual sales.

10/24/2011 - 12:23pm

Annual diet aid sales are down more than 15% across the category, and even as diet aid sales spike in the first few weeks of January with 2012 New Year’s resolutions, it doesn’t look like that sales decline will reverse itself in the short term.

10/24/2011 - 10:23am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating a severe form of epilepsy, the agency said Monday.