January 9, 2013

A company that makes smoothies for dieters has introduced a new small size designed for convenience.

January 9, 2013

For most Americans who own pets, that word refers to the kinds with four legs and a predilection for purring or tail wagging. But more than 100 million Americans also own pets other than cats and dogs, representing a significant share of the market, according to a new report.

January 8, 2013

Budweiser will introduce the latest addition to its line of beers later this month, the company said Tuesday.

January 8, 2013

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Tuesday announced the addition of eight new members, including voting members Church & Dwight and P.J. Noyes Co., along with associate members AIBMR Life Sciences, Bell Advisory Services, Biofortis, Creative Flavor Concepts and Nutrasource Diagnostics.

January 8, 2013

Fueled by strong store growth and increased household penetration, dollar stores have been stepping outside of their comfort zone in pursuit of consumer trips that have historically belonged to retail pharmacy.

January 8, 2013

The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program recommended that Casper Labs modify or discontinue certain claims for Calmestra, a dietary supplement marketed as providing relief for symptoms of menopause, including claims that the product has been “clinically proven” to address symptoms of menopause.

January 8, 2013

Select Family Dollar Stores will carry an environmentally friendly, individually-sold 3-lb firelog by Enviro-Log, the company stated.

January 8, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday advised consumers not to purchase or use “MAXILOSS Weight Advanced” — a product promoted and sold for weight loss on various web sites, including DreamLifeWeightLoss.com, and in some retail stores.

January 8, 2013

iHealth Labs on Monday unveiled two new additions to its suite of devices — the iHealth Wireless Smart Gluco-Monitoring System and iHealth Pulse Oximeter — at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

January 8, 2013

The company will offer three small kitchen appliances: a toaster, coffee maker and kettle, each featuring bold design aesthetics.

January 8, 2013

New results from a national online public opinion poll of Americans 18 and older show that 34% of smokers plan to quit smoking as a New Year’s resolution in 2013, as compared to only 18% who reported that quitting smoking was a New Year’s resolution in 2012.

January 8, 2013

Target Corp. has launched a campaign to price match online retailers, the mass-merchandise retailer said.

January 8, 2013

The Greek Gods, a brand of the Hain Celestial Group, a leading natural and organic products company, is adding a new line of delicious, drinkable Kefir, a low-fat, cultured milk, the company announced.

January 8, 2013

The Vitamin Shoppe's proposed acquisition of Super Supplements has been delayed, the company recently announced.

January 8, 2013

Walgreens has begun promotion of its exclusive PureLife Naturals line of health supplements, a line launched in September in its weekly circulars.

January 8, 2013

Natural foods retailer Whole Foods Market has appointed a former Accenture executive as its global VP and chief information officer, the company said.

January 7, 2013

Snacks used to be primarily something given to children as a reward, but today, they're a major part of Americans' eating habits, according to a new report.

January 7, 2013

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday announced the launch of its CDC Influenza application for clinicians and other healthcare professionals on the Apple platform.

January 7, 2013

Sanofi announced that its U.S. Consumer Healthcare Division Chattem, completed the acquisition of the worldwide rights to the Rolaids brand from McNeil Consumer Healthcare for an undisclosed amount.

January 7, 2013

Topical pain relievers may be better suited for joint pain, according to a report published in the January 2013 issue of the Harvard Men's Health Watch.

January 7, 2013

Panasonic announced new models to their 2013 lineup at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show.

January 7, 2013

You're invited to submit a post for the Sixth Annual Retail Clinician Education Congress. The Retail Clinician Education Congress will be featuring CE break-out sessions and panel discussions on topics submitted by retail clinicians and organizations.

January 7, 2013

Stop & Shop is offering free produce for a year to winners of a healthy eating contest it is sponsoring, the Ahold banner said.

January 7, 2013

Consumers measure the risk of contracting the flu to the price of their flu shot, according to research out of Tulane University released Friday.