May 4, 2015

Sam and Nic Chapman, the makeup pros behind U.K. YouTube channel Pixiwoo, came to Chicago as part of a tour with their makeup brush line Real Techniques from Paris Presents.

May 1, 2015

Revlon has acquired CBBeauty, a global fragrance management company based in the U.K. The acquisition also included the U.K. distributor, SAS & Co.

April 27, 2015

Families this year are ready to splurge on jewelry, flowers, gift cards, brunch and apparel for mom.

April 25, 2015

Anda again hosted a stellar two-day event on the eve of NACDS Annual Meeting, featuring several notable sports celebrities, along with an industry overview from IMS Health’s Doug Long.

April 25, 2015

“Why do some companies’ ideas thrive while others die, and how do we improve the chances of our ideas sticking?” That was one of the key messages conveyed by Elevation Forum founder and Mack Elevation Forum leader Dan Mack during the latest forum.

April 25, 2015

The New General Market Leadership platform — a Drug Store News and Mack Elevation Forum co-produced industry platform — kicked off before NACDS Annual Meeting with a special reception highlighting guest speaker Michael Yormark, president of Jay Z’s Roc Nation.

April 24, 2015

Meijer has partnered with Scotts-MiracleGro to create an unprecedented lawn and garden section in its stores, just in time for the spring gardening season. 

April 23, 2015

IRI's 2014 Pacesetters cumulatively captured more than $7 billion in year-one sales. 

April 23, 2015

Looking to help beauty mavens stuck in an at-home styling rut, Unilever’s Suave has developed the new Suave Professionals line of products for a new style-it-yourself approach.

April 22, 2015

Today, convenience isn’t just about having a smaller box to shop in, or an easily navigated merchandising scheme where consumers can quickly identify what they’re looking for, grab it and go. Today, convenience is about clicks — as in: What are the fewest clicks to the buying decision? And how can the retailer best facilitate a shopping experience in their stores on the shopper’s smartphone?

April 22, 2015

For the past 52 weeks, cosmetics were a $7.1 billion industry, and the eye, facial and lip subcategories accounted for $4.7 billion of those sales. Within the drug store channel alone, cosmetics experienced $2.7 billion in sales, and the eye, face and lip subcategories saw $1.8 billion. DSN has partnered with Competitive Promotion Report (CPR) and IRI to create a series of exclusive reports, and this article examines the market performance of top brands within those subcategories for the past 27 months.

April 22, 2015

CVS/pharmacy is kicking off a "Fill Your Bag" promotional event, helping shoppers save on CVS brand products, as well as on other select exclusive product lines, in all of its 7,800 stores.

April 22, 2015

Once considered a niche opportunity, the multicultural marketplace has become a mainstream imperative due to unprecedented growth in population, buying power and culture sustainability, according to a recent Nielsen report.

April 22, 2015

Fruth Pharmacy focused on improvements to its core pharmacy business in 2014.

April 22, 2015

When it comes to beauty, you can’t win without the Hispanic shopper.

April 16, 2015

To support the new product, the company plans to debut an advertising campaign, “Ketchup’s Got a New Mustard.” 

April 15, 2015

Twenty-ounce bottles of Coca-Cola, Diet Coke and Coke Zero will feature 1,000 of the most popular names in the country — four times the number of names featured in last year's wildly successful campaign.

April 15, 2015

Senior editor Michael Johnsen on Wednesday live-tweeted Walgreens Boots Alliance's all-day analyst meeting.

April 7, 2015

The United States is the top market for e-commerce, followed by China and the United Kingdom, according to A.T. Kearney’s 2015 Global Retail E-Commerce Index. 

April 6, 2015

Kimberly-Clark on Monday introduced an "underwear-like look, fit and feel" to the incontinence category with new Depend Silhouette Active Fit briefs. 

April 2, 2015

Jackson, Miss. leads the nation as the Spring Allergy Capital, according to an Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America report released Thursday. 

March 30, 2015

MakerBot is coming to an even wider mass market arena as the 3-D printer rolls out at more than 300 Sam's Club locations in the United States.

March 24, 2015

Actavis last week announced that its acquisition of Allergan has been completed in a transaction valued at $70.5 billion, a deal that creates one of the world’s top 10 pharmaceutical companies by sales revenue, according to the company.

March 19, 2015

Amazon.com on Thursday extended one-hour delivery to Baltimore and Miami markets.