Published reports are noting that beauty brand Coty has reportedly bolstered its portfolio by winning an auction process for three parts of Procter & Gamble’s beauty business for a value that could reach $12 billion.
Drug Store News and Mack Elevation Forum co-hosted The New General Market Forum in Chicago on May 27 with a mission to bring together leading companies that have demonstrated their commitment to building a strong community with a diverse consumer base.
DSN senior editor Antoinette Alexander examines in-depth sales activity in the skin care, at-home devices, fragrance, feminine care, oral care and sun care categories, including the latest trends, in this multi-page report.
Whether it is through marketing campaigns or product innovation, makers of feminine hygiene products are striving to empower females and ensure that their menstrual cycles never stand in the way of certain activities.
The pressures on mass market fragrances have yet to ease, and as industry players work to determine whether the current downturn is a long-term secular decline or the result of recent consumer behavior, manufacturers are not resting on their laurels.
Such chronic skin conditions as psoriasis and eczema have taken an anti-itch category known for its summertime seasonal sales spikes — because of such acute needs as poison ivy and bug bites — and have made it a year-round destination category.
Walmart, Costco and Rite Aid are three retailers driving significant traction in vitamin, mineral and supplement sales, TABS Group reported in May, helping to take share away from such online retailers as Amazon, which captures 36% of all online vitamin traffic, even as sales overall were up 3% to $11.8 billion.
Carun Pharmacy, the United Kingdom’s first cannabis pharmacy, officially opened its doors in May in Twickenham, London, offering consumers a range of health and beauty products that harness the healing powers of hemp.
Cosmederm Bioscience’s TriCalm OTC itch-relief solution was recognized in May by the journal Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology,, which published a study finding that Cosmederm’s solution was superior to diphenhydramine 2% and hydrocortisone 1%.
Earlier this year, Procter & Gamble’s Crest unveiled its latest advancement in oral care with Crest Pro-Health [HD], a new two-step system formulated for deep cleaning and advanced whitening that promises to go beyond ordinary toothpaste.
This Father’s Day, Unilever’s Dove Men+Care is launching the “First Fatherhood Moments” campaign to celebrate the emotion, strength and happiness dads openly express upon learning they are going to be a father.