slideshow | May 17, 2017

Full speed ahead: Retailers find color cosmetics, skin care and bubble bath alluring

Drug and discount stores have managed to lure customers away from specialty and department stores to their doors for color cosmetics, where brows and lashes are leading the charge to attract shoppers, skin care and bubble bath products.

slideshow | May 17, 2017

Artificial eyelashes, adhesives provide plenty of flair

Sales of artificial eyelashes packaged with adhesives rose 31% to $157 million, according to IRI data for multi-outlet retailers for the 52-week period ended March 19. Eyelash adhesives kicked in another $30 million and showed growth of 24%.

slideshow | May 17, 2017

Ready for a bounce: Retailers expect hair care sales to shine in second half

New product activity in styling aids and treatments could put a positive jolt into the hair care category.

slideshow | May 17, 2017

Sweet news: Candy makers can capitalize on these trends

Recent research from 210 Analytics found that three-quarters of people see candy as a little indulgence and reward, and 74% said candy can be enjoyed in moderation.

slideshow | May 17, 2017

Loud and clear: Affordable OTC hearing aids could become a future reality

The Journal of the American Geriatric Society has projected that the cost for the first year of hearing loss treatment in older adults will reach $51 billion nationwide by 2030.

slideshow | May 17, 2017

Not just for athletes: Healthier lifestyles attracting mass consumers to sports nutrition

As more Americans wrestle with the cost of their health care, they continue to gravitate toward better lifestyle choices, which means niche products that were at one time only purchased by body builders and serious athletes have become appealing to the mainstream consumer.

slideshow | May 15, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Inside London Drugs’ first store with an optical clinic

The new London Drugs location in Vancouver’s Park Royal Shopping Centre features an in-store optical clinic, as well as a Learning Lab. 

slideshow | May 11, 2017 tries brick-and-mortar at Story in Manhattan

On May 10, Story unveiled its latest iteration, “Fresh,” which is being done in collaboration with Walmart’s division. 

slideshow | April 27, 2017

SLIDESHOW: NACDS Annual 2017 Monday - At the Cabanas

The Cabanas at the Phoencian were busy on Monday with Strategic Exchange Appointments during the 2017 NACDS Annual Meeting.

slideshow | April 27, 2017

SLIDESHOW: NACDS Annual 2017 Tuesday Night Life - Board of Directors Dinner

To close out NACDS Annual 2017, attendees gathered Tuesday night for a reception before dinner, followed by entertainment from Idina Menzel.