October 17, 2016

The shave category is trying to get its groove back. In this special report, DSN examines hot trends with in-depth analysis of sales activity in men’s grooming.

October 17, 2016

In the two years since it pulled the plug on tobacco, CVS Health has literally doubled down on health. In this exclusive special report, DSN examines the work the company is doing across the organization to ensure that bet pays off.

October 17, 2016

The shave category is trying to get its groove back, and where sales are up a healthy 10.6% for the 52-week period ended Sept. 4, 2016, as tracked by IRI across multi-outlets.

October 17, 2016

Unilever’s $1 billion purchase of Dollar Shave Club was an eye-opening deal, representing growth in a different market.

October 17, 2016

With the new Ship to Store program, customers who order items to a local Walgreens or Duane Reade store for pick up will receive free shipping with no minimum order requirement.

October 13, 2016

Red-hot retailer Ulta Beauty raised its guidance Thursday ahead of planned remarks at an investor conference in Chicago, where the company also discussed plans to accelerate store expansion.

October 11, 2016

Sometimes, the avenue for growth in shave isn’t just with razors, blades and cartridges. Dennis Fisher, founder and CEO of Bee Bald, tells DSN why merchants should consider unique product areas.

October 11, 2016

Facing the facts, men’s shave sales are down because more men are opting for facial hair. But Jennifer Delaney, marketing director at Beiersdorf’s NIVEA, shared ideas to get the business back on track with DSN.

October 11, 2016

Popular hair care brand Biolage has expanded into the natural beauty category by introducing new products that contain farm-to-table ingredients. 

October 11, 2016

Michael Law, senior director, customer strategy and planning at Edgewell Personal Care, tells DSN how retailers can compete with the growth of online shave clubs.

October 11, 2016

How can brick and mortar compete with online shave clubs? Ron Boger, president and COO of IdeaVillage, shared the importance of dual merchandising locations with DSN.

October 11, 2016

There have been dramatic changes in the shaving category. DSN talked with Ray Larney, VP, U.S. retail sales of Philips Consumer Lifestyle, to see how the company is focusing its approach for the new marketplace.

October 11, 2016

Online shaving company BladeButter is launching two new offerings that aim to further disrupt the personal care category.

October 11, 2016

Men are taking better care of themselves and buying more personal care products. Matthew McCarthy, senior director men’s personal care at Unilever, tells DSN how to meet these new needs.

October 10, 2016

The Vaseline Healing Project is working to close the skin health treatment gap for Americans by providing dermatological care and training to those with limited access to quality care.

October 7, 2016

WASHINGTON - The National Retail Federation announced earlier this week it expects sales in November and December, excluding autos, gas and restaurant sales, to increase a solid 3.6% to $655.8 billion — significantly higher than the 10-year average of 2.5% and above the seven-year average of 3.4% since recovery began in 2009.

Additionally, NRF is forecasting non-store sales to increase between 7% and 10% to as much as $117 billion.

October 6, 2016

A majority of women say they get a boost of self-esteem from using beauty products, and sales of these products are projected to grow 3% a year through 2020, new research from Mintel shows.

October 6, 2016

RetailNext issued a positive forecast for U.S. retail performance over the holiday period, predicting a 3.2% year-over-year lift in sales, driven in part by a 14.9% increase in YoY sales through digital channels.

October 5, 2016

Beauty blog Bond En Avant spoke to beauty industry veteran Annie Jackson, formerly of Sephora and Estee Lauder and now head merchant at Credo Beauty, about how the retailer plans to change the way women shop and think about skin care and makeup.

October 4, 2016

A new toothpaste is looking to make morning coffee a thing of the past.

October 4, 2016

"This natural extension of our loyalty program offers easy enrollment, more points and additional rewards to make feeling good easier," stated Linda Filler, president of retail products and chief merchandising and marketing officer for Walgreens.

October 3, 2016

Coty has completed its acquisition of Procter & Gamble's fine fragrance, color cosmetics, salon professional and hair color and certain styling businesses.

October 3, 2016

Walgreens is donating $50,000 to the Pantene Beautiful Lengths Fund to help celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the program.

September 30, 2016

Between a new event titled "Demo Day" and an increased number of Strategic Executive Connection sessions involving more than 60 retailers, HBW16 is helping to navigate that last mile across the healthcare ecosystem.