August 16, 2013

French beauty brand L’Oréal is looking to acquire China’s Magic Holdings International, which specializes in cosmetic facials masks, for $840 million.

July 22, 2013

The Eastern retail landscape will continue to host the latest in Western ideas of wellness as GNC announced its expansion into the Chinese marketplace with the first stand-alone GNC store in Shanghai.

April 8, 2013

Costco Wholesale appears to be eyeing China's online commerce market, according to published reports.

January 25, 2013

Walmart recently announced that it would source $50 billion of the products sold in its stores in the United States over the next 10 years, according to a report in USA Today.

"Be American; buy American" has long been a slogan that makes buying U.S.-made goods sound nothing less than patriotic because it helps create American jobs, much like CVS' initiatives to create jobs for veterans, and the recent Made-in-USA fervor around the country has more than demonstrated that. But there are practical reasons for sourcing domestically as well, making it high time for retailers to start looking into putting more products with the "Made in USA" label on their shelves.

January 4, 2013

Hormel Foods announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Skippy peanut butter business from Unilever United States, of Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

September 20, 2012

Alliance Boots, under the terms of a strategic alliance agreement signed earlier this week, announced that it will acquire a 12% stake in Nanjing Pharmaceutical for a total consideration of approximately $90.7 million.

September 13, 2012

Pfizer has inked a deal with a Chinese drug maker to make branded-generic drugs for China and global markets, the companies said.

July 18, 2012

Jacques Duplessis on Monday pleaded guilty to engaging in a scheme to sell approximately 6,000 boxes of counterfeit LifeScan One Touch diabetic test strips that he purchased from suppliers in China and England, announced U.S. attorney Zane David Memeger.

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.

April 25, 2012

Total prestige beauty in China — which is those products sold mainly in department stores and Sephora stores in the top 10 cities in mainland China — rose 21% in 2011 compared with 2010, according to beauty market research by NPD.

March 16, 2012

A new study has indicated that the consumption of white rice can increase one's risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

March 12, 2012

The 2011 growth of the natural personal care segment waned slightly but still consistently outperformed the overall beauty market, according to recent findings from consulting and research firm Kline & Co.

February 1, 2012

The total U.S. prestige beauty industry experienced an 11% increase in dollar sales during 2011, according to market research company The NPD Group, with skin care and fragrance sold in U.S. department stores posting double-digit gains.

January 18, 2012

Patent expirations of key blockbuster drugs and efforts by payers to contain costs are likely to bring strong growth to the global generic drug market in the next few years as market-earned revenues grow by more than $100 billion, according to an analysis by research firm Frost & Sullivan.

January 4, 2012

China Glaze, which makes nail lacquers sold at salons and professional beauty supply stores nationwide, has announced the launch of its limited-edition Magnetix nail lacquer collection.

November 28, 2011

Bayer HealthCare and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals have started a late-stage clinical trial in China to evaluate a drug for eye disorders, the companies said Monday.

October 17, 2011

Passage Foods has expanded its Passage to China cooking sauces line with two new flavors.

March 17, 2011

The Natural Products Association on Wednesday outlined five key industry issues for the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Office of the United States Trade Representative for the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade.

March 15, 2011

Atico International USA issued a voluntary recall of 57,000 holiday rattle baby slippers amid a choking hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

March 7, 2011

Drug maker Bristol-Myers Squibb is opening a new testing facility in China under collaboration with a local company there, Bristol said Monday.

February 1, 2011

A Minute Maid product has achieved $1 billion in sales worldwide.

December 6, 2010

Coty has added Chinese skin care company, TJoy, to its skin care portfolio, which provides Coty a solid foothold in China through TJoy's existing distribution channels, and also gives Coty a platform to expand its research and development capabilities.

December 2, 2010

A growing drug-treated population will cause the Type 2 diabetes drug market in China to increase to $2.5 billion by 2014 ...

October 27, 2010

Colgate-Palmolive experienced a strong third quarter as its global market shares in toothpaste and manual...