January 26, 2011

Macy’s and Procter & Gamble have started a promotional campaign to pitch P&G’s Ultra Downy April Fresh fabric softener. What’s unusual is how they’re doing it: by having a comedian sleep at Macy’s store in New York’s Herald Square.

January 26, 2011

Kim Cattrall's latest acting gig? I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! spokeswoman.

January 26, 2011

Smoking before menopause, especially prior to giving birth, may be associated with a modest increase in the risk of developing breast cancer, according to a report in the Jan. 24 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine.

January 26, 2011

At a press event in New York on Wednesday, Pacific World and Walmart officially took the wraps off a new eco-friendly beauty line for tweens, aptly named GeoGirl.

January 25, 2011

Pittsburgh and Green Bay, Wis., retailers ought to have plenty of sore throat remedies in preparation for the Super Bowl — 28% of sore throat sufferers got that pain by cheering and screaming, according to a new study released Tuesday by Prestige Brands.

January 25, 2011

3D Communications on Tuesday announced that Virginia Cox will join its team of communication and healthcare experts, effective Feb. 1.

January 21, 2011

Celebrity and supermodel Heidi Klum has teamed up with Coty to develop and market her own signature fragrance called Heidi Klum Shine.

January 21, 2011

Generic drug maker Watson Pharmaceuticals expects sales of $4.2 billion for 2011, the company said Friday.

January 20, 2011

Mr. Bubble bubble bath is celebrating its 50th anniversary. To celebrate this milestone, the Mr. Bubble character has been updated, and the products will feature a special birthday label throughout 2011.

January 20, 2011

A recent clinical trial involving a new drug formulation incorporating aspirin with soy-derived phosphatidylcholine found that the drug combination significantly can reduce irritation to the stomach and upper gastrointestinal tract.

January 20, 2011

Retailers are ready to expand again, and likely will do so as the economy picks up, according to a new survey conducted by the charitable arm of the National Retail Federation and KPMG.

January 19, 2011

Food Should Taste Good has launched the Touchdown Dance-Off contest, giving fans a chance to win $10,000.

January 19, 2011

The drive by Republicans to overturn the landmark health-reform legislation enacted last year threatens the health of as many as 129 million Americans with pre-existing conditions, the Obama administration’s top health official warned Tuesday.

January 18, 2011

Harris Teeter is encouraging shoppers to get healthy in 2011 by promoting its Yourwellness program.

January 14, 2011

L'Oréal Paris has tapped fashion icon and rock star Gwen Stefani to be the brand's new international face.

January 14, 2011

Convenience and cost savings offered by retail-based health clinics are attractive to urban patients. Given sufficient cost savings, those urban patients are likely to seek care at such facilities, causing possible further growth and employment opportunities for nurse practitioners in these clinics, according to research published in the Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

January 14, 2011

Coty's Prestige division has signed an agreement with actor Paul Walker to be the new face of the Davidoff Cool Water fragrance advertising campaign that is slated to launch worldwide in July.

January 14, 2011

Nearly 2-of-every-3 Americans said they would oppose any further cuts to federally funded care for seniors needing long-term care.

January 14, 2011

ProPhase Labs on Thursday announced its title sponsor of the "Cold-Eeze Skate for the Heart" show, airing on NBC stations Jan. 16 from 4 to 6 p.m., EST.

January 14, 2011

In line with their upcoming live-action feature film, the Smurfs are back in mealtime products that kids and adults are sure to enjoy, thanks to Zak Designs.

January 12, 2011

Cape Cod is hoping to score a touchdown with its integrated campaign that encourages consumers to make Cape Cod potato chips their go-to snack.

January 12, 2011

Drug maker Merck and drug industry services organization Parexel International will work together to develop biosimilars, the two said Wednesday.

January 12, 2011

Prepare for an "egg-citing" Easter adventure from Nick Jr.'s popular animated series.

January 11, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory approval application for a drug to treat Type 2 diabetes made by Merck, the drug maker said Tuesday.