January 10, 2012

Nicotine replacement therapies designed to help people stop smoking, specifically nicotine patches and nicotine gum, do not appear to be effective in helping smokers quit long-term, even when combined with smoking-cessation counseling, according to a new survey by researchers at Harvard School of Public Health and the University of Massachusetts Boston posted in an advance online edition of Tobacco Control Monday.

January 10, 2012

Kodak is looking to transform into a digital enterprise by going back to basics.

January 10, 2012

La Roche-Posay is launching in March its new Rosaliac AR Intense Localized Redness Intensive Care, which reduces visible redness and irritation, and is suitable for rosacea-prone skin.

January 10, 2012

Over the past year, store-brand sales of over-the-counter products have helped maintain a slight growth through the sector, and with the number of proposed prescription-to-OTC switches on the horizon, the future looks especially bright, Joe Papa, Perrigo chairman, president and CEO, told attendees of the 30th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference held Monday.

January 10, 2012

Schick, an Energizer Personal Care brand, has announced that it will debut a new custom power razor designed to reduce irritation at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

January 10, 2012

A new lighter roast coffee from Starbucks has debuted at retail.

January 10, 2012

The SVP and CFO of Pepsi Bottling Group is heading to Sun Products.

January 9, 2012

A decade ago, Unilever revolutionized the men’s grooming segment with the launch of Axe, which has since become a leading men’s grooming brand. Now the brand is looking to make history again with the launch of its first-ever, limited-edition fragrance for her.

January 9, 2012

A former Dell executive has stepped into a new role at a consumer-driven marketing leader.

January 9, 2012

Dr Pepper is embracing its originality in flavor and as a brand with the debut of its latest advertising campaign.

January 9, 2012

Endo Pharmaceuticals announced a short-term supply constraint of analgesic products, including Opana ER, due to the temporary shutdown of a manufacturing facility operated by Novartis Consumer Health.

January 9, 2012

Fisher-Price is introducing a new device that allows preschoolers to watch television shows on the go.

January 9, 2012

Fresh & Easy has expanded its Eatwell and Goodness lines with more than 60 new products.

January 9, 2012

Kodak has debuted its latest products, including two new cameras, at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, despite rumors that the company will be seeking bankruptcy protection.

January 9, 2012

Following the recent voluntary suspension of operations and shipments from its Lincoln, Neb.-based facility, Novartis Consumer Health announced a voluntary recall of some of its over-the-counter products sold in the United States.

January 9, 2012

Vitasoy-USA announced that it has promoted one of its marketing executives.

January 6, 2012

Campbell's North America division president Sean Connolly will take the helm at Sara Lee's North American retail and foodservice business, the companies said Friday.

January 6, 2012

The Global Market Development Center earlier this week announced the association will be "flip-flopping" its two annual marketing conferences with the Health Beauty Wellness event moving to a spring time frame and General Merchandise event moving to a fall time frame, beginning in 2013.

January 6, 2012

The company behind Hansen's natural sodas and Monster energy drinks has a new corporate name.

January 6, 2012

Low levels of vitamin D have been linked to depression, according to UT Southwestern Medical Center psychiatrists working with the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study in a release issued Thursday.

January 6, 2012

Approximately 13% of smokers do not disclose their tobacco habit to their healthcare provider, according to a survey released Friday by Legacy.

January 6, 2012

Thinkway Toys will launch a new line of toys based on the follow-up animated film to "Despicable Me," Universal Partnerships and Licensing and Illumination Entertainment announced.

January 6, 2012

Ziploc has tapped chef and television personality Rachael Ray for a two-year initiative that is designed to help consumers give their food and diets a "freshness makeover."

January 5, 2012

Kaz recently commissioned Blue Chip Marketing Worldwide on a new mobile campaign using location-based targeting that helps drive sales to specific retailers by name.