May 1, 2013

Bayer HealthCare will buy birth-control product maker Conceptus for $1.1 billion, the companies said.

April 29, 2013

Anheuser-Busch is launching a new advertising campaign that lets Budweiser drinkers track where their beer comes from and how it's made.

April 17, 2013

The family-owned Schupp GmbH and Co. KG company has just developed and launched a new type of kinesiology tape, the German company announced.

March 20, 2013

Dry shampoo introductions are on the rise as the segment accounting for 3% of global shampoo launch activity in 2012, up from 1% in 2008, according to new research from Mintel Beauty & Personal Care.

March 12, 2013

The former president of Bayer HealthCare's Worldwide Consumer Care Division has won a lifetime-achievement award from a trade group focused on the OTC industry.

January 25, 2013

Global beauty company Beiersdorf — whose brands include Nivea, Eucerin and La Prairie — reported that it saw “consistent growth in 2012.”

November 28, 2012

Given that most shavers are replaced every few years, men are in need of longer-lasting gifts, according to a new survey by Braun, a subsidiary of Procter & Gamble.

November 26, 2012

Reckitt Benckiser successfully wrapped up its pursuit of Schiff Nutrition on Friday with the signing of a definitive merger agreement in a deal valued at $1.4 billion. Bayer officially relinquished its proposed acquisition on the same day.

November 20, 2012

Bayer will not be raising its offer for Schiff Nutrition to match or exceed last week's bid from Reckitt Benckiser, Reuters reported Tuesday morning.

November 16, 2012

The battle for Schiff Nutrition is on. Reckitt Benckiser on Friday commenced its previously announced tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Schiff Nutrition — a provider of branded vitamins, nutrition supplements and nutrition bars in the United States and elsewhere — for $42 per share in cash, or approximately $1.4 billion.

November 5, 2012

Beiersdorf, the U.S. subsidiary of Beiersdorf AG — a global skin care company based in Hamburg, Germany — has appointed Bill Graham as president and general manager of Beiersdorf North America.

November 2, 2012

Bayer on Friday announced that it is providing monetary support for disaster relief efforts through donations totaling $150,000 from the Bayer USA Foundation.

October 31, 2012

Bayer HealthCare on Tuesday signed a merger agreement to acquire Schiff Nutrition International, and with that, prominent supplement brands Digestive Advantage, MegaRed, Move Free and Airborne.

October 31, 2012

Generic drug maker Sandoz has started a late-stage clinical trial in the United States for a biosimilar treatment for anemia, the company said.

October 11, 2012

A German drug maker is pledging millions of dollars for multiple sclerosis research, the company's U.S. subsidiary said Thursday.

October 9, 2012

Beiersdorf, the U.S. subsidiary of Beiersdorf AG — a global skin care company based in Hamburg, Germany — has announced the appointment of Bill Graham as president and general manager of Beiersdorf North America.

September 28, 2012

Bayer HealthCare has signed a deal with a pet expert in a campaign focused on cat health, the company said Friday.

July 9, 2012

PepsiCo has established a joint venture with a privately held, Germany-based dairy business, through which the companies will enter the growing U.S. dairy market in mid-July with innovative premium yogurt products.

June 18, 2012

American women lead the way in anti-aging facial skin care usage when compared with their counterparts in Germany, France and the United Kingdom, according to new research from Mintel.

June 6, 2012

A generic drug maker in India and a German pharmaceutical company will collaborate to develop biosimilars.

May 15, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline is acquiring the remainder of a privately owned research and development company, GSK said Tuesday.

May 9, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration should apply consistent regulatory standards across all biologics, Sandoz plans to state Friday in testimony at an FDA public hearing on draft guidances related to the development of biosimilars.

February 29, 2012

Driving innovation in the year ahead is beauty that’s “plugged in” and encompasses electricity and energy, according to Mintel Beauty and Personal Care, which also predicted that packaging will reflect the increase in interactivity between virtual and real worlds, making greater use of sound, video and QR codes. Enter Kinetique.

January 19, 2012

Drug maker Sandoz has started two late-stage clinical trials of biosimilar drugs for treating cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, the company said Thursday, saying the studies were meant to support the drugs' eventual marketing in the United States.