Promo Watch

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Facial cleansers drive growth across food, drug

The skin care/facial category saw a 2% growth in sales for the last 12 months compared with the previous year, driven by the cleansers segment, which was up 9% in the food and drug channels.

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Bayer leads sales, ads in nasal sprays

DSN has partnered with Competitive Promotion Report, IRI and Market Track to create a series of exclusive reports. This article highlights the market performance of major manufacturers in the nasal spray segment within the nasal products category.

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Minerals, supplements see healthy sales gains

Drug Store News has partnered with Competitive Promotion Report, IRI and MarketTrack to create a series of exclusive reports; this one highlights the market performance of major manufacturers in the minerals and supplements segment within the vitamins, minerals and supplements category.

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Hair conditioner category shows modest growth

Drug Store News has partnered with Competitive Promotion Report and IRI to create a series of exclusive reports. This edition explores the hair conditioner category.

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Top shampoo players clean up

The regular shampoo category had mediocre growth of 0.89% during the 12-month period ended February 2016, with Unilever and Procter & Gamble holding significant market share.

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Prices steady, sales up in cold/allergy/sinus

Drug Store News has partnered with Competitive Promotion Report, IRI and Market Track to create a series of exclusive reports. Read the latest report on the cold/allergy/sinus category here.

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Promotions, price increases stir up vitamins

In the vitamin category, private label leads the one- and two-letter segment, with $425 million in annual dollar sales, according to the latest Promo Watch report from Drug Store News, Competitive Promotion Report and IRI.

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Margins stay consistent for top toothpaste brands

Within the toothpaste category, Colgate Total and Crest 3D White were the two brands from their respective manufacturers that displayed the highest sales, and they both displayed higher units sold on promotion (28%).

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Top external analgesics show positive dollar sales

DSN has partnered with Competitive Promotion Report (CPR) and IRI to create a series of exclusive reports. This article highlights the market performance of major brands in the pain category for both the internal and external analgesic segments.