Greater consumer awareness of the dangers of the sun’s harmful rays and greater product innovation are spelling growth in the sun care market. And, as the industry wades through the recently issued regulations by the Food and Drug Administration, new innovative products for both children and adults hit the pipeline, which is likely to mean further growth.
It has been a bit of an uphill battle for fragrance within the mass market, but industry sources remain optimistic as “new” continues to drive much of the business and celebrity scents remain in the spotlight.
Duane Reade unveiled on Tuesday its new flagship store at the iconic 40 Wall St. — an impressive co-branded location that undoubtedly represents a milestone as it brings together under one roof the best ideas of Duane Reade and Walgreens and leverages innovative technology throughout to enhance the shopping experience.
The sun care segment is in the midst of some significant changes as, years after announcing its intent to improve the labeling of sunscreens, the Food and Drug Administration finally has issued new rules for OTC sunscreen products
The Village Co.’s Mr. Bubble, which celebrates its 50th birthday this year, has announced the launch of two new products — Mr. Bubble Fizzy Bubble Bomb ($1.49 each) and the Mr. Bubble foam soap twin pack ($4.99) featuring the new Bubbleberry scent and the Original Bubble scent.
In an effort to help those suffering from acne, La Roche-Posay has introduced its new Effaclar K Daily Renovating Anti-Relapse Acne Treatment 1, a daily treatment to address the ongoing, recurring life cycle of acne.
Men's grooming continues to be an important focus for many retailers as evidenced by Ulta, which reportedly is rolling out men's grooming boutiques inside the vast majority of its stores by early August, according to a Reuters report.
Legislation has been introduced that would require stricter labeling requirements of cosmetics and personal care products and give the Food and Drug Administration recall authority for products that are misbranded, adulterated or otherwise fail to meet safety standards.
Looking to appeal to boys and young men with its innovative product design is Stinky Boyz, a line of all-natural personal hygiene products that are shaped like sports balls. Stinky Boyz hygiene products contain essential oils and black seed, a strong antioxidant that helps cleanse the body of toxins.
Love & Toast by Margot Elena puts a fresh face on natural with its colorful, fashion-forward packaging. The collection includes fragrance, body care, lip care and hair care. All of the brand’s body care products are more than 97% natural.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Meet the Market program on Saturday afforded the more than 250 retail buyers in attendance a bit of a preview of what new product ideas and launches will be showcased at the conference.