February 28, 2011

The National Retail Federation last week responded to the Federal Reserve's proposal to cap debit card swipe fees at 12 cents per transaction.

February 11, 2011

Nicole by OPI has announced that it will reissue its sold-out One Less Lonely Girl nail lacquer shades, inspired by the songs and fans of pop star Justin Bieber.

January 25, 2011

The Conference Board said Tuesday that its Consumer Confidence Index reached its highest level in eight months as Americans grew more optimistic about the job market.

January 19, 2011

Attention personal care product marketers and manufacturers: Consumers' attitude toward innovation is not what conventional wisdom has been dictating, and there are differences between their current perception of the industry and desired reality.

January 18, 2011

A mobile shopping platform has inked a deal with an expert and adviser to the payments industry.

January 5, 2011

As announced at CVS Caremark's 2010 analyst meeting in October and reported by Drug Store News, the company's retail division is extending its successful ExtraCare loyalty program by officially launching the new ExtraCare Beauty Club, the first-ever beauty club program for the retail pharmacy industry.

January 3, 2011

Weis Markets last week announced it has lowered the prices on 2,400 staple items, effective Jan. 2, and that it will freeze the prices of these products for 90 days through April 2.

December 27, 2010

The IRS issued new guidance Dec. 23 that enables consumers to continue to use flexible spending and health reimbursement account debit cards to purchase prescribed OTC products.

December 6, 2010

Dollar General reported that its third quarter net income was $128 million, or diluted earnings per share of 37 cents.

November 18, 2010

A new analysis indicated that retailers should expect a modest increase in sales despite wavering...

November 17, 2010

A coalition of six associations, including the Consumer Healthcare Products Association and the National Association...

November 16, 2010

Soft housing prices drove down the Deloitte consumer spending index for the month of October,...

November 16, 2010

A provider of self-service kiosk solutions has inked a definitive agreement to acquire an operator...

November 15, 2010

Weak sales trends continued at Walmart’s U.S. stores division during the third quarter as same-store...

October 26, 2010

There's talk that nail polish company OPI Products is looking to sell itself for at...

October 14, 2010

A new poll conducted by the Financial Times and Harris Poll found that worry over...

October 12, 2010

Walgreens' board of directors on Wednesday announced the authorization of a new $1 billion share...

October 11, 2010

The acquisition of 85 Dollar Giant stores in Canada by Chesapeake, Va.-based Dollar Tree gives...

September 28, 2010

Another group representing retailers has joined those opposed to legislation designed to pressure China to...

September 23, 2010

Herbert Hoover is alive and well -- and picking up his prescriptions at the local...

September 23, 2010

As members of Congress move to try and force China to revalue its currency, the...

September 20, 2010

Mizco International has inked an exclusive deal with Curve Distribution Services to sell its iEssentials...

September 12, 2010

Rite Aid’s road back to black still is long and pocked with challenges, but it’s...

September 6, 2010

LifeNexus recently introduced its personal health card, a dual-purpose payment/loyalty card that comes equipped with...