October 7, 2011

Reckitt Benckiser has achieved 75% of its target goal for the company's Carbon 20 program, RB said in its sustainability report.

October 6, 2011

More than half of retail respondents to a survey conducted by the Retail Industry Leaders Association recently reported an increase in the frequency with which organized rings committed shoplifting, and 41% saw an increase in shoplifting by individuals acting alone.

October 5, 2011

Procter & Gamble is celebrating its oldest brand.

October 5, 2011

Coty has teamed up with modeling network Elite to develop and market a new line of fragrances.

October 5, 2011

After launching its Make Friends with Your Hair campaign, Dove has tapped telenovela actress Ana Brenda Contreras to extend the campaign to Latina women.

October 5, 2011

Fisk Industries was recognized by Good Housekeeping's second annual anti-aging awards in the instant root touch-ups category.

October 5, 2011

Luster Products has unveiled its Pink Smooth Touch Ready Set Glam spritz and shimmer 2-n-1.

October 5, 2011

Max-Wellness on Wednesday announced the opening of its latest store in Columbus, Ohio, with a 5,000-sq.-ft. location positioned between Gramercy and New Bond by hhgregg. Grand opening celebrations are slated for Oct. 12.

October 5, 2011

Private-label share is slipping across several key drug store categories, according to SymphonyIRI Group’s latest Times & Trends report, “Private Label: Brand Positioning in the New World Order,” published Wednesday.

October 5, 2011

The Art of Shaving, a Procter & Gamble brand, has teamed up with Movember to support the men's health charity's U.S. fundraising campaign.

October 4, 2011

Color cosmetics use can impact judgments of attractiveness and character, according to new research.

October 4, 2011

Helen of Troy has acquired a license from Summit Entertainment to produce and market an exclusive line of Pro Beauty Tools under the "Twilight Saga" franchise.

October 4, 2011

Actress Thandie Newton has added a new role to her resume: spokeswoman.

October 3, 2011

A recent consumer survey debunked the two long-assumed scenarios surrounding the moment a shopper actually makes a shopping decision — before they've entered the store as part of a planned purchase or at the shelf on an impulse.

September 30, 2011

Bartell Drugs has unveiled its latest store concept, the chain said Friday.

September 30, 2011

Carma Labs on Thursday announced the permanent addition of two new lip balm flavors: Carmex Lime Twist and Carmex Vanilla Click Sticks.

September 29, 2011

The second season of "Extreme Couponing" debuted on TLC Wednesday evening, and with the new season came a renewed concern as to how extreme couponers will impact value promotions at retail.

September 28, 2011

Ultimark Products has tapped actress Jennie Garth to be the new face of its Porcelana line of skin care products, which is sold in such retailers as Walgreens, Rite Aid, Walmart and Kmart.

September 28, 2011

Church & Dwight, the maker of Arrid Extra Dry antiperspirant deodorant, has partnered with New York Yankees closing pitcher Mariano Rivera to launch the brand's new advertising campaign.

September 28, 2011

Carma Labs, the maker of Carmex lip balm products, has expanded its skin care line with the new Carmex Healing Lotion in a 13-oz. pump.

September 28, 2011

Procter & Gamble’s Oral-B brand and celebrity comedienne and Daytime Emmy Award-winner Sherri Shepherd are calling on power toothbrush users across the country to share their “powerful moment of truth” — that instant when they switched from a manual to a power toothbrush — as part of the “Powerful Moments of Truth” campaign.

September 28, 2011

Hair care brand Ouidad continues on its promise to deliver frizz-free curls with its new Ouidad Climate Control defrizzing shampoo and conditioner.

September 27, 2011

BabySpa has announced the launch of its natural bath and body care collection, which features a "stages" system that targets the changing needs of infants and toddlers as they grow and experience different environments.

September 27, 2011

Global Market Development Center last week named the top 10 scanned items from the 41st annual Global Market Development Center Health Beauty Wellness Marketing Conference.