01/28/2013 - 12:15pm

Retail industry sales (which exclude automobiles, gas stations and restaurants) will increase 3.4%, down slightly from 4.2% in 2012 and 5.8% in 2011, according to the National Retail Federation’s 2013 economic forecast.

01/28/2013 - 12:06pm

Healthcare supply chain software maker Supplylogix has appointed Denys Ashby as director of retail chain sales, the company said Monday.

01/28/2013 - 11:56am

Consumers expect to spend slightly more on Valentine's Day merchandise this year than last year, according to a report by market research firm IBISWorld.

01/28/2013 - 11:48am

To celebrate the biggest product launch in its 30-year history — the launch of the Apollo line of products — Unilever’s Axe men’s grooming line will premiere a television commercial titled “Lifeguard” on Feb. 3 during the third quarter of Super Bowl XLVII.

01/28/2013 - 11:39am

Barbasol, a line of shave creams and after-shave products for men, has launched “Shave Like a Man,” the company’s first new advertising campaign since 2008, and the brand’s largest national, multi-media effort in its 94-year history.

01/28/2013 - 11:14am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved three new drugs for Type 2 diabetes made by Takeda, the agency said.

01/28/2013 - 8:55am

ThinkThin last week launched its ThinkThin Divine nutritional bar featuring chocolate and coconut.

01/28/2013 - 8:46am

As many as 7-in-10 U.S. adults track a health indicator for themselves or for a loved one, according to a Pew Research Center study.

01/28/2013 - 8:03am

Johnson & Johnson is shopping its women's health unit, according to a report Friday in The Wall Street Journal, which suggested that the business no longer coincided with J&J's "growth priorities."