March 11, 2014

Campaigns on the social platform get results, according to Erin Hunter, global head of CPG strategy at Facebook, assuming they involve great creativity and speak to shoppers in the right voice.

February 10, 2014

Wellness Layers, a provider of health-and-wellness engagement portals, and RediClinic, an operator of retail-based convenient care clinics, has announced the launch of RediClinic’s redesigned Weigh Forward portal.

January 20, 2014

Nordic Naturals earlier this year launched Omega Boost, featuring 525 mg of omega-3s per serving.

January 17, 2014

MidWest Gloves & Gear — a manufacturer of garden accessories, lawn and garden footwear, boots and rainwear — has introduced a licensed line of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" garden gloves and accessories.

December 19, 2013

Endo announced Thursday that regulatory waiting periods in the United States and Canada related to its plans to acquire a Montreal-based drug maker have been terminated.

November 5, 2013

Endo Health Solutions will acquire Canadian drug maker Paladin Labs for $1.6 billion, mostly in shares of stock, Endo said Tuesday.

September 30, 2013

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare and the National Hockey League on Monday announced Advil as the Official Partner and the Official Pain Reliever of the NHL and the 30 NHL athletic trainers in North America for the 2013-14 season.

August 16, 2013

Hair accessories brand Goody has introduced its new Stylista collection, a trend-setting range that includes a variety of brush types and accessories to deliver chic design aesthetics and premium patterns.

July 26, 2013

Unreal — a company specializing in candy made with 100% real ingredients, no corn syrup, no GMOs and less sugar — announced new packaging for its "unjunked" candy and retail displays set to roll out into retail stores nationwide.

May 7, 2013

Amid rapid growth over the last few years, Amber Pharmacy is more than doubling the size of its headquarters.

May 7, 2013

Move Collective, the creators of bobble, have engineered a durable reusable water bottle for driven athletes everywhere: bobble sport.

January 28, 2013

YouGov's BrandIndex has named 25 brands to its "2012 Annual US Top Buzz Rankings," YouGov said.

September 27, 2012

Physicians Formula and Markwins International announced on Thursday that they have entered into a merger agreement under which Markwins will acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Physicians Formula for $4.90 per share in cash, or approximately $74.9 million.

May 16, 2012

Earlier this year, Prestige Brands closed the deal on its acquisition of the analgesic Goody’s Powder. And while Goody’s may be characterized as a legacy brand, it is in no way a tired brand — for the 52 weeks ended April 15, sales of Goody’s Powder were up 1.2% to $15.8 million.

March 26, 2012

Oasis Consumer Healthcare’s Halo oral antiseptic ought to make a big splash in the 2012-2013 cough-cold season.

March 1, 2012

Oasis Consumer Healthcare's Halo oral antiseptic on Wednesday evening received Best Product honors from ECRM for the 2012 Cough & Cold and Allergy EPPS conference.

February 3, 2012

NPD Group is expanding its portfolio of solution-oriented products and services by acquiring data from Walmart's U.S. stores and website.

January 27, 2012

Watson Pharmaceuticals and Mallinckrodt have reached a settlement concerning a painkiller for which the former had sought Food and Drug Administration approval.

January 5, 2012

Hair accessory brand Goody has announced the launch of its DoubleWear collection of jewelry-inspired elastics and headwraps.

November 8, 2011

To celebrate the release of "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3," Mountain Dew has announced a sweepstakes where consumers can receive a chance to play the video game with three friends on a stadium screen.

November 4, 2011

Bubble Bobble The 2-liter Bobble jug is designed to replace water filtration pitchers that requently take up way too much space in the refrigerator. Price: $29.99 WaterBobble.com  

September 26, 2011

Anchor Bay Entertainment will release the latest “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!” DVD on Jan. 3, 2012.

August 18, 2011

Reckitt Benckiser on Thursday unveiled Turbo RACER, a new free online game and a free mobile racing-game app available on iTunes, as part of the company's corporate awareness program.

July 5, 2011


Total U.S. beauty sales may be trending similar in the mass and prestige channels but with different drivers, according to market research provider the NPD Group.