April 23, 2012

Procter & Gamble announced that its Olay brand is looking to recognize 1 million moms by Mother's Day through a new Facebook campaign.

April 23, 2012

Suave Professionals has launched a new contest on its Spanish-language Facebook page with help from the brand's Keratin Infusion line.

April 19, 2012

The Personal Care Products Council and the Safe Cosmetics Alliance has announced support for legislation to strengthen and modernize regulatory oversight of the industry and to create a greater role for the Food and Drug Administration in assessing the safety of personal care products.

April 18, 2012

Aveeno has announced the launch of the Be An Active Natural fund to award individuals and organizations that are creating positive change in their communities.

April 18, 2012

Desert Essence is expanding its Coconut Hair Care line with the launch of new styling products designed to help meet the styling needs of hair, from smoothing to defining curls and heat protection.

April 18, 2012

Dr. Teal’s has created its first ever Milk Bath for the mass market.

April 18, 2012

Celebrity Ellen DeGeneres has partnered with TLK Fusion in featuring Curls, the hair care line geared toward curly hair, in all the greenrooms of her daily talk variety show.

April 17, 2012

Two weeks after Avon rejected Coty’s bid to snap up the company in a deal valued at $10 billion, Coty is reaffirming its interest in Avon and is urging Avon shareholders to push for the offer.

April 17, 2012

Procter & Gamble, a worldwide Olympic partner, has launched its global P&G "Thank You Mom" campaign in celebration of 100 days to go until the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

April 17, 2012

Pampers Cruisers/Swaddlers with Dry Max, Gillette Fusion ProGlide and P.F. Chang's Home Menu were the top three new product introductions in 2011, according to the SymphonyIRI Group "2011 New Product Pacesetter" report released Tuesday afternoon.

April 17, 2012

Customer loyalty has always been paramount for retailers, but as we wade into 2012 and beyond, it is becoming increasingly evident that retailers have a renewed focus on establishing a strong sense of loyalty and creating an engaging customer experience through cross-channel initiatives that are touching customers both in and — perhaps more importantly — out of the store.

April 13, 2012

The key to smelling success in the fragrance category is to unlock the segment — literally. Yet, finding ways to successfully enhance the shopping experience through sampling always has been a bit tricky for mass market retailers.

April 13, 2012

A recent study by market research company NPD Group found that most men are using some sort of grooming product today, such as shave, hair care and fragrance; however, only 25% of men are currently using facial skin care products.

April 13, 2012

Sun and Skin Care Research, a manufacturer of branded and private-label sun care products that are sold under such brands as Ocean Potion and No-Ad, has announced that an investment group led by private equity firm Source Capital, and including the company's management, has acquired a majority interest in the company.

April 13, 2012

It’s called automated retailing. While retail merchants MaxWellness and Kroger are still in the pilot phase, more or less, this should become a fast brand extension that can reach consumers in remote locations — the bus stop/train depot, the hospital, the airport, the school, the gym or inside another noncompetitive retailer’s box.


April 13, 2012

With the help of YouTube and Facebook, several beauty and personal care companies are proving that Internet marketing can indeed be quite successful.

April 13, 2012

Beauty is increasingly extending beyond the shelf thanks to greater interactivity between the virtual and beauty worlds. 


April 13, 2012

The Body Shop, which was acquired by L’Oréal in 2006, is looking to revamp its 2,700 global stores to its new store concept, dubbed “Pulse,” according to published reports.

April 13, 2012

Tom's of Maine is introducing, for the first time, a new line of men's deodorants.

April 12, 2012

After more than 1 million people voted in Walmart's "Get On The Shelf Competition," America has chosen its top 10 most innovative products it would like to see on Walmart's shelves.

April 12, 2012

Looking to help men embarrassed of their back hair, Dermovation has launched BrazilianBack, a do-it-yourself back hair removal product.

April 12, 2012

Dr. Fresh, an oral care products manufacturer known for its FireFly toothbrush, has entered a new licensing agreement to serve as the exclusive U.S. manufacturer and marketer of Angry Birds-branded oral care products.

April 12, 2012

Nielsen and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business said they plan to offer comprehensive historical perspective on consumer purchases to all U.S.-based academic researchers for the first time.

April 11, 2012

Curls hair care founder Mahisha Dellinger celebrated a decade of curl power with a star-studded blowout bash at the Rolling Stone Lounge in Hollywood, during which she announced the acquisition of the Kynx hair care collection.