Lake Consumer Products, a subsidiary of Wisconsin Pharmacal Co., on Thursday acquired the exclusive North American rights to an over-the-counter product that addresses many of the key symptoms associated with premenstrual syndrome.
Finnish beauty brand Lumene has kicked off 2014 with a bang with revamped packaging and a broadened product portfolio. The evolution continues as the company further extends its Bright Now line into anti-aging.
Boston Beer launched a West Coast-style IPA, Rebel IPA. Crafted in the Samuel Adams nanobrewery, Rebel IPA is brewed with five types of American hops from the Pacific Northwest.
Anheuser-Busch InBev’s craft label Goose Island introduced several new brews. Madame Rose, part of a barrel-aged line that includes Halia, Gillian, Sofie, Juliet and Lolita, is a Belgian-style sour ale that is aged in cabernet barrels with wild yeast and fresh tart Michigan cherries.
Personal care brand SheaMoisture has broadened its portfolio with new formulas made especially for babies and children with allergies and sensitive skin, including gluten and fragrance intolerance.
Looking to ride on the coattails of the popularity of vitamins and yogurt in food, Henkel’s Dial brand released earlier this year its new Yogurt Body and Vitamin Boost wash.
The same weather factors that are boosting allergy sales as the allergy season is extended may be having a substantial impact on the sales of anti-itch ointments, up 10% to $528.2 million across U.S. multi-outlets for the 52 weeks ended April 20, according to IRI, and insect bite treatments, which totaled $13.6 million and were up 19.4% over the same period.
Overall, the intimacy health category generated more than $870 million in sales, trending up in the low single-digits. Sales of condoms, the largest piece of the business, totaled $380.7 million across total U.S. multi-outlets for the 52 weeks ended April 20, and was down slightly by 1.8%. The growth is coming out of the personal lubricant ($213.4 million, up 2.9%) and emergency contraceptive ($253.2 million, up 12.3%) sectors.
A wave of new drug introductions and healthcare policy changes has had a significant impact on women’s health care over the past year.
Duck brand has announced a number of new solutions to help simplify the packing and moving process, which includes packaging tapes, protective wrap and boxes.