November 30, 2011

Shoppers are just as promotion-driven as they have been since economists first coined the term the "new normal" economy — and that's not likely to change, according to a new "The Why? Behind the Buy" report released Wednesday by Acosta Sales.

November 30, 2011

The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics announced on Wednesday that 321 cosmetics companies have met the goals of the Compact for Safe Cosmetics, the campaign’s voluntary pledge to avoid chemicals banned by health agencies outside the United States and to fully disclose product ingredients. An additional 111 companies made “significant progress toward those goals,” the campaign stated.

November 30, 2011

Clif Bar on Tuesday boosted its commitment to the Honda LA Marathon with a two-year sponsorship for 2012 and 2013.

November 30, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday appealed a recent District Court ruling that had placed a preliminary injunction on new, graphic anti-smoking messages that were to be placed on cigarette packaging as of September 2012.

November 30, 2011

A new line of 100-calorie cocktails has hit store shelves.

November 30, 2011

Kerr Drug's philanthropic arm is launching a food and toy drive for the holidays, the company said Wednesday.

November 30, 2011

In an effort to help community pharmacies to effectively compete in the marketplace, the National Community Pharmacists Association has launched an initiative that is designed to help these retailers create better business opportunities for front-end merchandise.

November 30, 2011

While sales figures for pharmaceuticals are frequently reported on, drugs for people's four-legged friends also are a money maker.

November 30, 2011

Coty’s Sally Hansen beauty brand is gearing up for spring 2012 with an array of new nail color products that promise high-impact bling, diamond strength and a porcelain-smooth finish.

November 30, 2011

Schiff Nutrition on Tuesday appointed Brian Swette to its board of directors.

November 30, 2011

A new survey from Dannon released Wednesday revealed that Americans are more familiar than ever with probiotics.

November 29, 2011

Botanical Labs on Monday launched a bariatric-focused line of liquid dietary supplements called Wellesse Bariatric Liquid Solutions.

November 29, 2011

Maxell has introduced a rechargeable lithium ion battery designed to operate in low temperatures, the company said.

November 29, 2011

A personalized website that brings together beauty and fashion has debuted from Procter & Gamble's beauty and grooming business.

November 29, 2011

Local doctor Paul Kinsinger is gaining traction for his Dr. Paul's Piggy Paste product, a cream to improve toenail appearance, according to an article published Monday by the Register-Mail.

November 29, 2011

The Art of Shaving, a Procter & Gamble brand, has introduced a follow-up campaign to its "The Brotherhood of Shaving" campaign, which shows off the individual lifestyle approaches to a man's daily shaving ritual.

November 29, 2011

The short-term forecast for cold weather items, including cold medicines, is that demand could be down as much as 15% without Jack Frost biting at everyone’s nose, according to analysis from Deutsche Bank published Monday.

November 28, 2011

Active Health Foods has nominated nutritionist Shanais Pelka to its board of directors, the company said last week.

November 28, 2011

Bayer Healthcare on Monday announced its "Countdown to Holiday Cheer" sweepstakes in support of its Aleve brand.

November 28, 2011

Curly Hair Solutions has introduced a nonchemical curl styling hair relaxer product that prevents curls from shrinking.

November 28, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration last week took legal action against the dietary supplement manufacturer ATF Fitness Products for substituting ingredients and products without noting the changes on the final product labels.

November 28, 2011

Performance Health announced the availability of Perform Pain Relieving Spray, a solution for applying cold therapy to hard-to-reach areas.

November 28, 2011

Perrigo on Monday announced that it received final approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its store-brand version of Mucinex tablets.

November 28, 2011

Progresso announced the launch of its third annual Souper You contest that celebrates the brand's lineup of low-calorie soups.