April 13, 2012

Sun and Skin Care Research, a manufacturer of branded and private-label sun care products that are sold under such brands as Ocean Potion and No-Ad, has announced that an investment group led by private equity firm Source Capital, and including the company's management, has acquired a majority interest in the company.

April 13, 2012

It’s called automated retailing. While retail merchants MaxWellness and Kroger are still in the pilot phase, more or less, this should become a fast brand extension that can reach consumers in remote locations — the bus stop/train depot, the hospital, the airport, the school, the gym or inside another noncompetitive retailer’s box.


April 13, 2012

While more than half of U.S. adults currently are "watching" their diet, a fraction of them are doing so because they are concerned about their "salt intake," according to Mintel research.

April 13, 2012

Michael Season's, a Natural Snacks brand, has introduced a new line of snacks made with black beans.

April 13, 2012

After a nearly two-year presence on store shelves, Kraft Foods is pulling its Greek yogurt brand, according to published reports.

April 13, 2012

Sprout Foods is broadening its current pouched baby food portfolio with the launch of a line of organic toddler meals.

April 13, 2012

A new study released Thursday by MarketTools found that 63% of shoppers said they have changed their shopping habits in the past six months, with the majority reporting changes to seek more value.

April 13, 2012

Tom's of Maine is introducing, for the first time, a new line of men's deodorants.

April 12, 2012

Clorox has partnered with the National Association of Hispanic Nurses to launch a new healthcare resource for Hispanic families.

April 12, 2012

Domino Foods is expanding its lineup of sweeteners by adding new items to its Domino and C&H sugar brands.

April 12, 2012

Nutrition bar company Forward Foods on Thursday announced the addition of the Detour Lean Muscle cookies n' cream flavor to its existing line of protein bars.

April 12, 2012

ABC Studios is set to release the first seasons for four of its newest shows on DVD just weeks after their respective season finales.

April 12, 2012

Hisamitsu America on Wednesday announced the company shipped a season's supply of their topical pain treatment Salonpas products to Jeremy Lin, the New York Knicks point guard who recently underwent surgery to repair a chronic meniscus tear in his knee and is expected to be off the court for about six weeks.

April 12, 2012

Johnson's Baby on Thursday announced the launch of a new charitable platform: Johnson's Baby Cares.

April 12, 2012

Nielsen and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business said they plan to offer comprehensive historical perspective on consumer purchases to all U.S.-based academic researchers for the first time.

April 12, 2012

Perrigo on Thursday announced that it has initiated shipments of its guaifenesin extended-release tablets in the 600-mg strength, a generic version of Mucinex.

April 12, 2012

Peter Rabbit Organics has expanded its lineup of fruit and vegetable puree snacks.

April 12, 2012

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare on Wednesday partnered with an Albany, N.Y. organization, the CURE Foundation, to refurbish a trolley to be used to shuttle area youth to and from after-school activities.

April 11, 2012

Bi-Lo and Coca-Cola on Tuesday announced their partnership with the USO to support its Operation Phone Home program, which connects troops deployed overseas with their families back home through, among other things, a private phone network.

April 11, 2012

Curls hair care founder Mahisha Dellinger celebrated a decade of curl power with a star-studded blowout bash at the Rolling Stone Lounge in Hollywood, during which she announced the acquisition of the Kynx hair care collection.

April 11, 2012

Derma e Natural Bodycare, a manufacturer of natural skin care products, has announced that it now is available at Ulta.

April 11, 2012

Dr. LeWinn by Kinerase, the first line of skin care products sold in the mass market that offers exclusive clinical strength kinetin in anti-aging formulas, is launching at retail in June its new Wrinkle Repair day and night cream.

April 11, 2012

Firstline, a manufacturer of hair care accessories for multicultural consumers, this summer is expanding its Sleek line to include tween hair accessories.

April 11, 2012

Real Simple has rolled out a limited-edition line of licensed pet products.