June 21, 2012

With more than half of U.S. online shoppers buying beauty and personal care products online, beauty brands and retailers must embrace multichannel marketing in order to succeed and reach consumers where they are, according to a new study by A.T. Kearney and its Global Consumer Institute.


June 21, 2012

Medication adherence rates are higher among patients who receive text message prescription reminders than among those who don’t, according to a new study.

June 21, 2012

Eye care supplements have become a big growth driver within eye care sets, and for good reason — baby boomers aren’t getting any younger and they plan to see their great grandkids play in the sandbox someday, so eye health is paramount. 


June 21, 2012

Whether women are sporting poker-straight hair, rocking sexy beach waves or perfecting soft, elegant curls, it typically requires several styling products to achieve the look and lock it in place.

June 21, 2012

Sales of hand and body lotions have been lackluster in the mass market, but manufacturers are looking to jazz up the segment through innovative formulas that go beyond simply hydrating dry skin.


June 21, 2012

Being overweight and obesity during adolescence are associated with a disproportionately higher risk for cardiovascular disease risk factors, especially prediabetes and diabetes, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics.


June 21, 2012

Attention beauty brands looking to target today’s teens and tweens! The beauty youth market shows signs of stabilization.

June 21, 2012

Manufacturers of antiperspirant/deodorant should take different approaches when marketing to adults and teens, as they each have different requirements for deodorants, according to market research firm Mintel.


June 21, 2012

Pharmacists are widely considered the most accessible healthcare professionals, and their expanded responsibilities have made this more true than ever before. In many parts of the country, however, especially remote and rural regions, even pharmacists can be about as easy to find as a cornfield in New York City.

June 21, 2012

In 2008, an investigation by the Associated Press revealed that drinking water supplies in major cities and metropolitan regions across the country are riddled with pharmaceutical compounds.

June 21, 2012

Digital health programming aired through a doctor’s office waiting room is becoming more prevalent, with more providers expanding their networks.

June 21, 2012

Rite Aid maintained its same-store sales momentum, posting gains across front-end and pharmacy comparable sales for the sixth consecutive quarter: Overall same-store sales were up 2.5%, reflecting a 2.7% increase across the front-end and a 2.4% uptick across pharmacy, for the first quarter ended June 2.

June 20, 2012

Bolthouse Farms has introduced new additions to its beverage lineup.

June 20, 2012

Unique Beverage Co. has expanded its Cascade Ice zero-calorie water beverage line.

June 20, 2012

A community specialty network has teamed up with a company that helps doctors and pharmacies submit prior authorizations and other coverage determination forms for medications.

June 20, 2012

Ethnic hair care brand Creme of Nature has relaunched its hair color line to include the enriching, shine-enhancing effects of argan oil from Morocco and strengthening microsphere technology.

June 20, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday released its comprehensive report titled "The Benefits of Nutritional Supplements (4th Edition)."

June 20, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday commended the Food and Drug Administration for its plans to reissue a revised New Dietary Ingredient Notification Draft Guidance.

June 20, 2012

Hair care brand Curls, which is geared toward the multicultural and ethnic market, has announced the launch of its new cocktail line of hair care products, each formulated to address a different issue that those with naturally curly hair may experience.

June 20, 2012

Frequenting certain retail stores may affect customers' waistlines, according to a new study.

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

Hamacher Resource Group on Tuesday announced it will present “Marketing Diabetes in the Retail Setting” June 21 at the Marketing Diabetes Prevention and Awareness Conference in Atlanta.

June 20, 2012

The economy is still a predominant theme resonating with today’s shopper, judging by some of the new-product trends identified within the SymphonyIRI Group “2011 New Product Pacesetter” report — namely beauty and consumables that replace a trip to the salon or restaurant with an upscale home experience, as well as product launches that target a specific, finite audience.

June 20, 2012

Kerr Health has integrated its specialty pharmacy and long-term care data into BioMed Intelligence's data warehouse solution, BMI said.