June 14, 2012

A significant growth opportunity for independent pharmacy may be in its sales of over-the-counter products, according to a recent white paper published by the Hamacher Resource Group.

June 13, 2012

Bayer on Tuesday announced that on July 1, Philip Blake will become senior Bayer representative USA, following a common company practice of assigning this oversight role to a senior executive already holding a significant business role or roles within the region.

June 13, 2012

A cookie brand founded by the Prince of Wales is coming to the United States.

June 13, 2012

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on Tuesday issued a draft recommendation around the ineffectiveness of vitamin D and calcium to prevent cancer or fractures.

June 13, 2012

Heineken USA has launched a Mexican dark beer across seven markets in California and Texas.

June 13, 2012

Health Net on Tuesday launched a national public service campaign to help increase awareness of prenatal and infant health.

June 13, 2012

After a strong first quarter, consumers in May took a more practical approach to their spending. According to a National Retail Federation release on Wednesday, May retail sales (excluding automobile, gas stations and restaurants) decreased 0.3% seasonally adjusted from April but increased 4.8% unadjusted year over year, marking 23 consecutive months of retail sales growth.

June 13, 2012

Saban Brands has announced the return of the Popples franchise.

June 12, 2012

The 2011-2012 influenza season was one of the mildest and latest seasons on record, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

June 12, 2012

Duracell announced that it has established a multiyear sponsorship with the National Football League.

June 12, 2012

The joint venture between Procter & Gamble's Duracell brand and Powermat Technologies is bringing its Duracell Powermat products to major retail outlets in the New York market, along with select online retailers and DuracellPowermat.com.

June 12, 2012

Elizabeth Arden has acquired from Give Back Brands the global licenses and certain related assets for the Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj fragrance brands.

June 12, 2012

The Georgia Institute of Technology on Tuesday announced the launch of HomeLab, a statewide network of adults 50 years of age and older recruited to evaluate the in-home usability and effectiveness of consumer products designed for the aging adult population.

June 12, 2012

Gillette has teamed up with three-time World Champion and 100-meter American Record Holder Tyson Gay to donate $25,000 to Lafayette High School in Lexington, Ky. — the same high school that gave Tyson his start in his track career — as part of its “Get Started” campaign.

June 12, 2012

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association on Tuesday honored 10 pharmaceutical and consumer product manufacturers through the presentation of its annual Distribution Management Awards for Notable Achievements in Healthcare, or DIANA. The winners were announced Monday evening at the Association’s 2012 Business and Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas.

June 12, 2012

Heinz has introduced a multipurpose vinegar-based cleaner.

June 12, 2012

More than one-quarter of new food and beverage products introduced in 2011 touted a kosher on-package claim, according to Mintel.

June 12, 2012

Nordic Naturals on Tuesday introduced Algae Omega, a solution for vegetarians seeking the health benefits of marine omega-3s. Made from sustainably sourced microalgae and available in both soft gels and liquid, the product offers an algae-based source of beneficial marine omega-3 essential fatty acids without the use of fish.

June 12, 2012

Nuk has expanded its portfolio to include two new products.

June 12, 2012

Safeway is gearing up to launch five filtered coffee pods that can be used in Green Mountain Coffee Roasters' Keurig brewing system, according to published reports.

June 12, 2012

Soho Beauty was a sponsor of the quarterly Makeup Artists and Hair Stylists Guild I.A.T.S.E. Local 706 meeting held on June 3 in Burbank, Calif., and presented to the group its Professional Collection makeup brushes, the manufacturer announced.

June 12, 2012

Summer is the time when barbecue aficionados are most likely to feel heartburn’s effects, according to a new study released by Procter & Gamble on behalf of its Prilosec OTC brand Tuesday.

June 12, 2012

Henkel’s Tone brand is promoting the introduction of its Tone Fruit Peel body wash by partnering with country singer Kellie Pickler.

June 12, 2012

Yankee Candle is embracing the fall season by rolling out new scented candles.