January 18, 2012

A wide range of factors and "moving parts" will likely make 2012 a challenging year for pharmacy retailers as the economy, generic drugs and the dispute between Walgreens and Express Scripts figure prominently, analysts say.

January 18, 2012

Beauty brand E.L.F. Cosmetics has appointed former Markwins International executive Shawn Haynes as VP retail sales, a newly created position.

January 18, 2012

Procter & Gamble’s Gillette male grooming brand has teamed up with three entertainment icons to unveil a styling tool for men with facial hair: Gillette Fusion ProGlide Styler.

January 17, 2012

Former Revlon executive Jack Stahl has been appointed to Saks’ board of directors, effective Jan. 16. He also will serve on the audit committee of the board.

January 17, 2012

An analysis conducted by ECRM of retailers’ ad circulars during 2011 showed some familiar names dominated the list of top promoted brands and revealed some interesting movements among others.

January 17, 2012

Beauty brand Too Faced Cosmetics has announced a new investment partner, Weston Presidio.

January 16, 2012

Beauty brands rapidly are moving ahead with their social and mobile strategies to allow viral campaigns and create new consumer relations opportunities. But there’s no cookie-cutter approach, and brands are experimenting with what approaches work best for their business, according to a new report by consulting and research firm Kline.

January 13, 2012

Actress Kristen Stewart will be the face of the newest Balenciaga fragrance for women to be revealed in fall 2012.

January 13, 2012

The Global Market Development Center on Tuesday announced that it is expanding its “365 Days of Value” program through its advisory boards to support members throughout the year.

January 13, 2012

Neutrogena has announced that Mexican actress and recording artist Sandra Echeverria has signed on as its newest U.S. brand ambassador.

January 13, 2012

Procter & Gamble has launched a worldwide campaign for the London 2012 Olympic games.

January 12, 2012

BareMinerals has announced that it will launch in February its first-ever global marketing campaign, dubbed “Be a Force of Beauty.”

January 12, 2012

Old Spice has launched a new advertising campaign for its Old Spice Red Zone body sprays to introduce the new Danger Zone scent.

January 11, 2012

PZ Cussons, a consumer products group in Europe, Asia and Africa, is expanding its beauty division with the acquisition of the Fudge hair care brand from Australia-based Sabre Group.

January 11, 2012

Hair care company Salon Grafix has announced the release of its new Healthy Hair Nutrition product line.

January 10, 2012

Dr. LeWinn by Kinerase, a line created specifically for the mass market that launched in early 2011, is offering a Facebook sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip to New York Fashion Week.

January 10, 2012

La Roche-Posay is launching in March its new Rosaliac AR Intense Localized Redness Intensive Care, which reduces visible redness and irritation, and is suitable for rosacea-prone skin.

January 10, 2012

Larenim Mineral has announced the launch of its new skin care product Larenim hyaluronic acid serum.

January 10, 2012

Schick, an Energizer Personal Care brand, has announced that it will debut a new custom power razor designed to reduce irritation at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

January 9, 2012

A decade ago, Unilever revolutionized the men’s grooming segment with the launch of Axe, which has since become a leading men’s grooming brand. Now the brand is looking to make history again with the launch of its first-ever, limited-edition fragrance for her.

January 6, 2012

The Global Market Development Center earlier this week announced the association will be "flip-flopping" its two annual marketing conferences with the Health Beauty Wellness event moving to a spring time frame and General Merchandise event moving to a fall time frame, beginning in 2013.

January 5, 2012

Hair accessory brand Goody has announced the launch of its DoubleWear collection of jewelry-inspired elastics and headwraps.

January 5, 2012

Beauty retailer Ulta Beauty posted a same-store sales increase of 12.6% during the seven-week holiday period.

January 4, 2012

Celebrity Denise Richards announced on her blog on Jan. 2 that she has teamed up with stylist Cristophe to create her own hair care line.