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.

August 2, 2016

As retail pharmacies become more service oriented, a strong adult incontinence category may be a good indication of disease-state management opportunities.

August 2, 2016

Bausch + Lomb introduced a new and improved PreserVision AREDS 2 Formula + Multivitamin, one of the better selling vitamins on the shelf with $135.1 million in sales on 19.6% growth across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI.

August 2, 2016

Sales of OTC medicines continue on a steady pace with dollar volumes up half a billion dollars over the first half of 2016, according to data culled from IRI.

August 2, 2016

Total spending on products whose patents expired between 2012 and 2015 declined by $14.2 billion last year, according to IMS Health’s Institute for Health Care informatics. And 2016 could bring about further cost reductions.

August 2, 2016

Although Anastasia Soare’s Anastasia Beverly Hills products aren’t available in mass, her magic with brows is credited with waking up the entire category.

August 2, 2016

In March, GSK Consumer Healthcare launched Children’s Flonase, which blocks six allergic substances, reduces inflammation and relieves allergy symptoms caused by pollen, mold spores, dust mites and pet dander.

August 2, 2016

When Sephora introduced its compact contour app two years ago, it ignited the contouring trend. Now, Sephora has put its efforts behind teaching women how to “cancel out color concerns.”

August 2, 2016

As some companies prepare to market their biosimilars, others are still in development. At the end of 2015, the IMS Institute noted that there were five biosimilars in the pre-registration phase of development.

August 2, 2016

Millennials might not care about fighting wrinkles, but they know the importance of totally cleaning off their makeup.

August 2, 2016

Sales across the overall eye care and contact lens care categories generated $1.8 billion across total U.S. multi-outlets for the period ended May 15, representing growth of 2.4%.

August 2, 2016

Before NACDS Total Store Expo, Drug Store News sat down with Tim Toll, chief customer officer at Pharmavite, to get a better understanding on how retailers can better activate this business in their stores.

August 2, 2016

Adult nutrition market leader Abbott earlier this year launched its latest adult nutrition protein booster called Ensure Enlive, a balanced nutrition drink with 20 g of protein.

August 2, 2016

GSK Consumer Healthcare’s Flonase allergy remedy was the single greatest generator of incremental dollars for the 52 weeks ended May 15 across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI data, with $345.2 million in sales on 209.9% growth.

August 2, 2016

There’s no question that wearables are a health-tracking trend that will continue to gain traction.

August 2, 2016

Retailers are asking for fewer — but bigger and bolder — new products and fewer flankers. So what’s hot — and why?

August 2, 2016

DSN sat down with Joseph Juliano of Prestige Brands to discuss the launch of Clear Eyes Pure Relief, the first preservative-free eye drop in a multi-dose bottle.