July 9, 2012

Jel Sert has acquired three functional beverage brand names from Solis Brands.

July 6, 2012

Several intertwined factors are fueling the mass nail care market, and according to a new report by Packaged Facts, the growth of do-it-yourself nail products is expected to continue despite an uptick in professional nail services.

June 24, 2012

Products and services targeting the Hispanic market will realize much success in the coming years, noted a recently published SymphonyIRI Group “Point of View” report that outlined the growing opportunity in targeting that demographic.

June 21, 2012

Biolife in May launched WoundSeal, a hemostat product specifically targeting Americans on a regimen of blood thinners. While hemostat products have been introduced into the first aid set before, this is the first one targeting patients on a specific therapy.


June 20, 2012

Paris Presents’ eco-friendly personal care brand, EcoTools, has announced the launch of EcoTools Naturally Beautiful Lash System that can be worn every day.

June 20, 2012

Lifes2good, developer of the hair loss supplement Viviscal, has announced the launch of its newest product: Viviscal Hair Repair.

June 19, 2012

Diabetes and poor glucose control may be associated with greater cognitive decline in older adults, according to a new report from Archives of Neurology, a JAMA Network publication.

June 18, 2012

American women lead the way in anti-aging facial skin care usage when compared with their counterparts in Germany, France and the United Kingdom, according to new research from Mintel.

June 18, 2012

Products and services targeting the Hispanic market will realize much success in the coming years, noted a SymphonyIRI Group Point of View report, “Diverse and Distinct: The Hispanic Population Delivers Numerous Segments and Opportunities — and an Exceptionally Fast-Growing Market,” published Monday.

June 15, 2012

Nature's Hand has introduced a single-serve pouch of granola that features all-natural ingredients.

June 12, 2012

More than one-quarter of new food and beverage products introduced in 2011 touted a kosher on-package claim, according to Mintel.

June 7, 2012

Mars Chocolate is bringing a new treat to the frozen food aisle.

June 7, 2012

Procter & Gamble, in partnership with Walmart.com, is targeting urban shoppers in New York and Chicago throughout the month of June to offer savings on limited-edition everyday essentials.

June 6, 2012

Custom fragrance development company Tru Fragrance has announced the launch of Tru Blooms Chicago, a community initiative debuting in Chicago that aims to transform the city’s public and neighborhood green spaces into growing spaces for flowers whose distinctive, fragrant notes will be captured in a limited-edition perfume.

June 6, 2012

SymphonyIRI Group on Wednesday announced that Andrew Appel has joined the company as president and CEO.

June 5, 2012

The company behind Four Loko is getting into the frozen cocktail business.

June 1, 2012

Ethnic beauty brand Luster Products has announced that actress Meagan Good has been signed as the newest celebrity face of Luster Products limited-edition Pink Smooth Touch new growth relaxer kits and spokeswoman for the Smooth Touch product line.

May 31, 2012

MarcasUSA on Thursday announced the U.S. debut of Conazol, a leading over-the-counter athlete's foot treatment in Mexico.

May 29, 2012

Exotic Food Co. has introduced new drinks to its lineup of all-natural functional beverages.

May 16, 2012

Mike's Hard Lemonade launched this month a multimillion-dollar campaign that the brand calls "a bold departure from traditional beer category advertising" and includes television, digital, mobile and social media outreach.

May 16, 2012

Concern over rising fuel prices has eclipsed unemployment — the leading worry since 2009 — as the No. 1 factor that keeps retailers up at night, according to a study released by BDO USA on Monday, though the current uptick in consumer spending somewhat alleviates that concern.

May 15, 2012

Cardinal Health has acquired regional wholesaler Dik Drug for an undisclosed price, according to published reports.

May 14, 2012

MinuteClinic, which is owned by CVS Caremark, announced on Monday that it has joined a coalition of organizations dedicated to raising diabetes awareness among families on Chicago's South Side.

May 10, 2012

Motherhood influences the way women shop, according to Mintel research.