July 30, 2014

IRI on Wednesday reported that 15% of consumers will be increasing usage of natural and organic products.

July 11, 2014

Private-label brands at warehouse clubs are believed to be comparable in terms of quality compared with name brand items.

July 9, 2014

Anthony Brands has hired Dana Kline, who has more than 25 years of experience in the cosmetics and fragrance industry, to serve as its new EVP global sales.

May 21, 2014

The Boston Consulting Group has tapped former Procter & Gamble vice chairman Dimitri Panayotopoulos to serve as a senior adviser in its consumer practice.

April 21, 2014

The introduction of store-brand products over the past decade changed the competitive landscape in most categories, with year-over-year growth outpacing national brands.

March 5, 2014

Procter & Gamble has announced the launch of its new Crest 3D White Whitestrips Luxe Supreme FlexFit, the latest addition to the Crest 3D White Whitestrips family.

February 18, 2014

As many retailers continue to expand the presence of store brand products because of the high retailer margin percent these products offer, it is important to pause and consider what is the optimal balance of national brands and store brand that will drive overall business results for the retailer.

December 26, 2013

The growth of store brands continues to outpace national brands. However, there is a role for both national brands and store brands at retail.

December 12, 2013

Vitamin Shoppe announced that the company had filed suit against law firm Seeger Weiss in New York federal court.

December 6, 2013

Competitive Promotion Report on Friday unveiled the National Brands and Store Brand advanced analytics tool to help health, beauty and wellness manufacturers and retailers optimize the balance of national brands and store brands to maximize retailers' profit, encourage category growth and improve marketshare.

November 21, 2013

Across five different product or service attributes analyzed (i.e., price, service agreement, selection, feature or quality) in a Nielsen Global Survey of Loyalty Sentiment, "offering the best price" held the most persuasive power to motivate consumers to swap devotion to a brand, service provider or retailer, Nielsen reported on Monday.

September 18, 2013

Beiersdorf’s Nivea brand officially unveiled on Tuesday new packaging across all products inspired by the famous Nivea blue tin that women have come to recognize over the past century.

July 15, 2013

While today's cost-conscious consumers are increasingly choosing private-label over-the-counter medications over national name brands, new qualitative research from Market Strategies International has identified a high level of loyalty to name brands for consumers who believe they need "more" from their medications, Market Strategies noted in a report released last week.

June 19, 2013

Procter & Gamble announced on Wednesday the launch of its Everyday Effect campaign, which is the largest consumer event in the company’s 175-year history.

May 9, 2013

Similasan recently added three heavy hitters to its team, including Haley Ball as product manager, Dora Newlin as director of marketing and Kim Stark, who will direct Similasan's quality assurance and regulatory initiatives.

April 10, 2013

OxiClean, a trademark of Church and Dwight, has launched a new 2-in-1 laundry booster designed to clean tough stains and help protect the intensity of colors.

March 29, 2013

Walmart and Target are ramping up offerings of private-label products directed at multicultural and health-conscious consumers, according to a new study.

January 25, 2013

Global beauty company Beiersdorf — whose brands include Nivea, Eucerin and La Prairie — reported that it saw “consistent growth in 2012.”

November 16, 2012

In the wake of a summer rebranding campaign aimed at active, health-conscious consumers, AquaHydrate on Thursday announced expansion of its distribution through GNC.

October 26, 2012

In today's give-'em-what-they-want style of merchandising, in a market where savvy, omni-channel consumers can customize the what, when and where of the purchase, private label more and more ascends from being considered the cheapest product offering to being the best value product offering.

October 25, 2012

Although 77% of general shoppers compare store brands to brand names, 90% of women compare both regularly, according to a shopper behavior study conducted by The Integer Group and M/A/R/C Research that was published Thursday in The Checkout.

October 18, 2012

Market research company the NPD Group has announced that the prestige fragrance industry showed solid sales of $1.6 billion in U.S. department stores — up 7% year-to-date (January to September 2012) — with men’s fragrance sales growing slightly faster than women’s.

September 7, 2012

User engagement is critical to driving brand loyalty. Mobile gaming can offer a unique perspective on how consumer packaged goods firms can engage their consumers.

May 16, 2012

To gain greater insight into how industry professionals are helping niche brands find success at retail, Drug Store News hosted a virtual roundtable discussion with some of today’s leading players.