05/18/2016 - 5:16pm

 Cosmetic Executive Women hosted its 22nd annual CEW Beauty Insiders Awards last week at an exclusive awards gala luncheon, in New York’s storied Warldorf Astoria. The group’s 6,000-plus members selected 212 finalists from a group of more than 800 mass and prestige product entries. 

05/18/2016 - 5:08pm

As top retailers and CPG brand leaders share their insights in Chicago on May 24, at the Future Leaders Summit, Drug Store News will be sharing live coverage with its readers on social media.

05/18/2016 - 2:13pm

Leading Dutch sweets brand Daelmans is expanding distribution of its popular Stroopwafels.

05/18/2016 - 1:39pm

The frozen novelty case is getting a blast of organic fruit juice from J&J Snack Foods Corp. 

05/18/2016 - 1:31pm

Cargo Cosmetics is expanding its collection of popular Swimmables Eye Pencils.

05/18/2016 - 1:19pm
Bloomberg is reporting that one the challenges facing Johnson & Johnson is it's loss of market share in the baby care category in the U.S. The report — and J&J CFO Dominic Caruso — are attributing this loss to the increased interest among consumers (parents in particular), and Caruso said the company has taken steps to remove such ingredients as parabens from its products, and that it is planning to unveil a new branding effort this week. At Kantar Retail’s Drug Channel Workshop in early May, director Brian Owens noted that as much as 25% to 30% of supplier and retail innovations will be centered around fresh, local, organic, natural and health products — something he called the “FLONH” effect. (Bloomberg)
05/18/2016 - 12:52pm

The new products will be on store shelves in May at select retailers nationwide, such as Walgreens, Sprouts and other health food retailers.

05/18/2016 - 12:37pm

Nielsen found that among consumers’ top 10 planned online purchases, shampoo/conditioner was first on the list, followed by vitamins and supplements, body wash, deodorant and cosmetics.

05/18/2016 - 11:48am

Only the Nonin Medical oximeter was able to accurately track the desaturation events as compared to an independent hospital tabletop oximeter control device in an independent test, Nonin reported.