September 7, 2016

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the greeting card category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the general merchandise aisle.

September 7, 2016

Lovepop Cards, a Harvard-based greeting card start-up that landed a $300,000 investment from investor Kevin O’Leary on ABC’s “Shark Tank” TV show in December, start as a sketch on paper that is translated to a modeling software, in which each shape is drawn, then transferred to a software that routs a laser-cutter to cut out each piece.

September 7, 2016

Hallmark is bringing music from some of the most popular country artists — including Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert and Luke Bryan — into the greeting card aisle with CMA Sounds Cards.

September 7, 2016

Hyland’s launched a new homeopathic energy booster called Good Morning that targets consumers looking for a natural revitalization solution, following a night of tossing and turning in bed.

September 7, 2016

GSK Consumer Healthcare has expanded its flagship Sensodyne line with a fresh-mint-flavored Sensodyne True White toothpaste that offers a combination of sensitivity relief, sensitivity protection, cavity protection, stain prevention and stain removal.

September 7, 2016

Swiss oral care brand Curaprox has launched an all-natural whitening toothpaste that removes discoloration by using activated carbon without eroding or bleaching the enamel.

September 6, 2016

In this special report, DSN examines sales activity, trends and more in the diabtes, allergy, foot care and eye care categories.

September 6, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in the homeopathy aisles, highlighting products that are transforming OTC, and catches up with Pharmavite's Tim Toll to talk VMS, in this multi-page report.

September 6, 2016

The $8 billion pharmacy automation market is helping enable the New Health Economy, and creating new opportunities to partner with retail pharmacy. In this special report, DSN examines some top technology companies.

August 4, 2016

As consumers increase their focus on the role that diet plays in health care, retailers and suppliers are retooling their strategies to emphasize fresh, local, organic, natural, healthy products — something that Kantar Retail calls the FLONH effect.

August 3, 2016

The nail category is still trying to claw its way out of the red, with IRI reporting sales still down. Where there is robust growth though is artificial nails.

August 3, 2016

In this report, DSN examines what's trending now overall in beauty aisles, as well as in-depth sales activity in the lip, nail, eye, color cosmetics, facial cleanser, natural skin care, hair and devices categories, highlighting new products that are shaking up the beauty aisles.

August 3, 2016

DSN associate editor David Salazar examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of pharmacy spending, telehealth, generics and technology, in this multi-page report.

August 3, 2016

In this report, DSN examines sales activity in the healthy snack category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the consumables aisle.

August 3, 2016

American consumers love instant results. That fact is propelling sales of beauty devices — hair straighteners, power cleansers, blue- and red-light devices for acne or wrinkles, microderm tools, hair removers and hair growth stimulators.

August 3, 2016

If anyone can attest to the need for the current rash of hair care products for women with curls, it is Michelle Breyer. Working as a reporter in Texas, Breyer expressed her frustration with a lack of products for her curls and built it into a social media empire.

August 3, 2016

In May, Mission Pharmacal announced that its Lycelle Head Lice Removal Kit successfully switched from prescription-only to over-the-counter, bringing a new choice to the self-care aisle to combat “super lice.”

August 3, 2016

With expertise garnered in her salons, Cozy Friedman has eveloped a special line of hair products for curly hair, Boing, which includes curl shampoo, conditioner and gel cream.

August 3, 2016

Merchants looking for the “next best thing” in at-home treatments might want to eyeball Dermaflash. Sephora is already selling the at-home exfoliation device, which removes dead cells, “peach fuzz hair” and built-up debris.

August 3, 2016

Fit Organic Mosquito Repellent Spray, a unique formula comprised of organic lemongrass grown in Nepal and organic oleic acid derived from sunflowers in the United Kingdom, protects against biting insects for up to three hours.

August 3, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines what's trending now overall in OTC aisles, as well as in-depth sales activity in the allergy; vitamins, minerals and supplements; eye care; wearables; incontinence; adult nutrition; and lice treatment categories, highlighting products that are transforming OTC, in this multi-page report.

August 3, 2016

When it comes to natural skin care, Beautycounter is perhaps one of the hottest names in the business. Next up, Beautycounter and Target will unfurl a collection of skin care and cosmetics products in 1,500 Target stores.

August 3, 2016

Summer always is a strong selling season for insect repellents, but this year has seen sales rise in the category due to consumer worry over the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

August 2, 2016

Linking into National Selfie Day, Physicians Formula held a contest encouraging women to take selfies on Instagram, which resulted in 12% increases in sales.