11/05/2012 - 1:03pm

Seasonal candy generates 40% to 45% of total category sales, according to data from the National Confectioners Association.

11/05/2012 - 1:03pm

Fall 2012 makeup was confident and sultry as lipstick made a comeback, at the expense of lip gloss, and eyes shouted sex appeal with dramatic eyeliner and bold brows. That’s the look that graced fashion runways, and judging by the numbers, consumers followed suit in the mass market.


11/05/2012 - 1:03pm

Beiersdorf, the U.S. subsidiary of Beiersdorf AG — a global skin care company based in Hamburg, Germany — has appointed Bill Graham as president and general manager of Beiersdorf North America.

11/05/2012 - 1:03pm

Procter & Gamble’s Pantene is looking to give women a newfound love for their hair with its new Expert Collection, which, according to the brand, marks an important milestone for Pantene and presents 10 years of research and expert results.


11/05/2012 - 1:03pm

Sales of color cosmetics lost some of its shimmer during the recession as beauty mavens reduced purchase cycles, traded down to value brands and cut back on experimenting with new products. However, consumers are returning to the category, which is likely to spell strong sales for spring and beyond.


11/05/2012 - 1:03pm

Playmaker Nutrition is looking to knock multivitamin sales out of the ballpark with a new gummy line targeting teens and tweens.

11/05/2012 - 1:02pm

Natural Products Solutions recently announced the launch of VirMax T Testosterone. As part of that launch, DSN caught up with NPS president and CEO Marty Gallant to discuss men’s health supplements. 


11/05/2012 - 1:02pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for treating blood pressure and chest pain.

11/05/2012 - 1:02pm

In what its president and CEO called a “significant milestone,” Watson Pharmaceuticals announced last month that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and European Commission had approved its acquisition of Swiss generic drug maker Actavis.