August 27, 2014

The Stephan Co., a manufacturer and distributor of hair care, skin care and personal care products, is expanding its product portfolio with the new LeKair Natural Curls and New Era – Love Your Curls lines for African-American women.

August 19, 2014

One Source Industries announced the introduction of Accu Colors, a nail tip swatch system that allows consumers to see how various colors will look before making a purchase.

August 1, 2014

Hertz and Walgreens are exploring possible synergies, Crain's Chicago Business reported Wednesday. 

 

July 29, 2014

Cutting down on the spread of germs might be as simple as greeting a friend or coworker with a fist bump instead of a traditional handshake, according to a recent study.

July 11, 2014

Kiss Products’ Broadway Nails brand has created the new impress Press-On Manicure back-to-school collection.

July 10, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar reported sales of $191.2 million, an increase of 2%, for the five-week month of June, which ended July 5. 

June 24, 2014

Fans of Hawaiian punch will be able to get their fix in lollipop form this summer.

June 19, 2014

Maybelline New York has announced that Brazilian supermodel Adriana Lima is returning to the brand. She previously served as global spokeswoman from 2003 to 2009.

June 11, 2014

Millennial shoppers are nearly three times as likely as other generations to use social media as a pre-purchase research tool; however, many increasingly are looking beyond Facebook to other social media channels, according to Marketing to Millennials, a research study from the consumer and retail group at Market Strategies International.

June 5, 2014

Jelly Belly Candy Co. is prepping for Halloween 2014 with a mix of sinister and sweet thanks to the company's new Disney Vile Villains themed bags.

June 4, 2014

Coty and Li & Fung have entered into an agreement in which Li & Fung will distribute some of Coty's power brands in China, including adidas, Rimmel, and Playboy.

May 28, 2014

Nail care company Kiss Products has expanded its portfolio to include an array of beauty products, including the new Red by Kiss Handle-Less 1875W hair dryer.

May 27, 2014

Giant Eagle on Tuesday announced the opening of the company’s second Giant Eagle Express, a new 14,000 sq.-ft. neighborhood grocery store format.

May 20, 2014

MissNowMrs.com, an online name-change service created to simplify the name-change process for brides, on Tuesday announced a deal with Rite Aid making MissNowMrs.com gift cards available in nearly 4,600 Rite Aid locations nationwide.

April 22, 2014

Maybelline New York has named Yadim Carranza as the brand's global makeup artist, providing artistic vision for Maybelline New York makeup and becoming the voice of the brand to consumers, press and industry influencers.

April 17, 2014

Maybelline New York has tapped London-bred beauty Jourdan Dunn as its newest spokesmodel.

April 10, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Wednesday reported sales of $191.2 million, up 1%, for the five-week fiscal month of March ended April 5, 2014.

April 10, 2014

Rite Aid on Thursday announced it has acquired Houston-based RediClinic, one of the nation’s leading operators of retail clinics.

March 26, 2014

Coty’s Sally Hansen brand has unveiled its new bold Big Top Coats. From the glittery to the cracked, these new finishes help take manicures to the next level with a one-step alternative to nail art.

March 21, 2014

Grocer A&P has named company COO Paul Hertz as president and CEO, effective immediately.

March 20, 2014

Johnny Appleseed, a new brand from Anheuser-Busch, announced that its Johnny Appleseed Hard Apple Cider will debut on store shelves beginning April 7.

March 19, 2014

Walgreens' Duane Reade stores will be promoting its allergy remedies on days with high allergy indexes through Poncho, a text- and email-based weather app, according to a story published by Mashable on Tuesday.

March 10, 2014

Apparently, I am one of about 10 mil­lion unique users who, as this issue of DSN went to press, had entered their name into the interactive name genera­tor game that Slate.com posted to its site within hours of John Travolta having butchered singer Idina Menzel’s name at the Oscar Awards.

March 4, 2014

Procter & Gamble’s Braun has signed actress and beauty icon Jessica Alba as its new beauty brand ambassador.