October 20, 2011

As many as 71% of consumers earning less than $100,000 per year are planning to trim back their spending this holiday season, according to new research, “Holiday Shopping 2011,” released Tuesday by SymphonyIRI Group.

October 20, 2011

Mobile retail websites have emerged as an indispensible in-store tool for consumers as they shop, according to a new survey conducted by Hipcricket, an Augme Technologies company, that was released Thursday.

October 19, 2011

Abbott on Wednesday morning announced plans to separate into two publicly traded companies, one in diversified medical products and the other in research-based pharmaceuticals.

October 19, 2011

Concepts in Health on Wednesday reported it successfully has defended its MidNite Sleep Remedy patent from possible infringement by Contract Pharmacal, which had been manufacturing a store-brand version.

October 19, 2011

Just a few weeks after launching its all-natural Bavarian low-fat yogurt in the United States, Ehrmann announced that its distribution has tripled.

October 19, 2011

Emerson Group on Wednesday named Shane Brown to the group's Walmart team.

October 19, 2011

A cat food brand has partnered with a company that develops music specifically for pets.

October 19, 2011

Glad wants consumers to waste less by making its tall kitchen trash bags more green.

October 19, 2011

The Grocery Manufacturers Association has named Robert Burns as VP health and nutrition policy.

October 19, 2011

Jelly Belly is slated to offer a store promotion with photo sharing website Shutterfly in spring 2012.

October 19, 2011

Hair care brand Living Proof, which is sold at such retailers as Sephora and Ulta, has launched its latest breakthrough in hair care: Restore.

October 19, 2011

A new skin care line, aptly named Dairyface, is a line of yogurt-based products that incorporate the nutritional benefits of milk to nourish skin’s cells.

October 19, 2011

Nordic Naturals on Tuesday launched Omega-3 Fortify, a food- and water-soluble omega powder.

October 19, 2011

Appearing at food festivals across the country, Scope introduced its latest collection of products featuring new Dual-Blast technology, which helps eliminate strong food odors, such as onion and garlic, while killing bad breath germs.

October 19, 2011

Summer Infant has named David Hemendinger as its new COO.

October 19, 2011

Many of this country's 80 million baby boomers who take medications for such conditions as pain, high cholesterol, hypertension and even depression are not aware that some of those medications could lead them to seek relief from occasional constipation.

October 19, 2011

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, in partnership with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, on Wednesday released a survey that determined consumers would more likely discuss health-and-wellness plans with their doctors, and take action, if they understood their blood test numbers.

October 18, 2011

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is bringing its film on the epic battle between man and ape home this December.

October 18, 2011

A drink made popular by a famous golfer now is available as a malt beverage.

October 18, 2011

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Tuesday appointed Carl Hyland as director of membership development.

October 18, 2011

Unilever’s Dove brand is launching a nationwide effort to help girls build self-esteem by holding its second annual Dove Self-Esteem Weekend on Oct. 21 to 23, which brings together Girl Scouts of the USA, Girls Inc. and Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and encourages women to spend an hour on a self-esteem building activity.

October 18, 2011

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association on Tuesday named six new members to its board of directors.

October 18, 2011

Johnson & Johnson Tuesday morning pledged significant support behind the relaunch of several McNeil Consumer products into the marketplace in 2012, and feels confident impacted brands — Tylenol and Motrin, among others — will be able to recapture market share, despite significant private-label erosion.

October 18, 2011

Minute Maid is shaking up the juice aisle with a new line of products that includes 100% orange juices and a light orange juice beverage.