January 12, 2016

See results from a new study by ECRM and HellaWella about consumer perceptions around VMS products and how those perceptions shape their shopping behavior. 

January 6, 2016

Beanitos, creator of the Original Bean Snacks, recently expanded its signature line of bean chips to include a new Hint of Lime variety.

January 6, 2016

Holiday 2015 further illustrated the challenges that mass retailers face in trying to revive the fragrance business. There are bright spots, however.

January 6, 2016

Consumers are blurring the lines between meals and snacks, and are increasingly choosing healthier options.

January 6, 2016

With the spirit of “if you can’t beat them, join them,” Elizabeth Arden last year introduced a body mist line.

January 6, 2016

Eye beauty product sales are nothing to blink at. The category experienced a robust 4.6% growth rate for the 52-week period ended Nov.1, 2015, as tracked by IRI across multi-outlets. Total eye sales eclipsed the $2 billion mark — topping both face and lip.

January 6, 2016

One of the biggest challenges for mass merchants to crack the facial cosmetics code has been selling foundations, blushes and powders to women who can’t sample them in stores.

January 6, 2016

While many women want the look of artificial lashes, some have been afraid to try them. Kiss hopes to be a solution with the introduction of Kiss Lash 101, an all-in-one kit including a step-by-step guide, lashes, lash scissors, adhesive and an applicator.

January 6, 2016

Brace yourselves. If the recent success of Kylie Jenner’s Lip Kit is any indication, 2016 could be the year of the lip.

January 6, 2016

Piping Rock has brought a taste of traditional China to the United States with its introduction of Nature’s Truth Stone Ground Matcha Green Tea.

January 6, 2016

After years of lukewarm growth, the bath category is heating up. While it may not return to the go-go years of the 1990s when retailers created specialty shops within their stores, the sales spike helps offset soft fragrance sales.

January 6, 2016

Rituals is a lifestyle brand seeking to transform mundane moments into a pleasurable experience.

January 6, 2016

Organic Valley, the nation’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand, launched Organic Valley Grassmilk Yogurt.

January 6, 2016

In November 2014, Revlon president and CEO Lorenzo Delpani flipped the switch on a digital billboard in Times Square, igniting a new Revlon image under the logo, Love Is On. Delpani discovered the word love in Revlon, and that mantra now permeates everything the beauty firm touches.

January 6, 2016

With the popularity of selfies proliferating, it is no surprise there’s renewed focus on facial makeup. After a few years of dull sales, volume for the 52-week period ended Nov. 1, tracked by IRI across multi-outlets, rose 3.5%.

January 6, 2016

Look for highly targeted, biologically engineered drug therapies and a more integrated, teamwork-driven and evidence-based approach to medication therapy to dominate the pharmacy landscape in 2016.

January 6, 2016

VMS sales were up 4.1% to $6.6 billion across total U.S. multi-outlets, and sales of bars were up 9.3% to $2.2 billion, according to the latest IRI data.

January 6, 2016

The weight-control category is growing at a healthy 4.5% clip with $3.3 billion across total U.S. multi-outlets for the 52 weeks ended Nov. 1, according to IRI. 

December 30, 2015

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the color cosmetic, fragrance and bath categories, highlighting new products that are shaking up the beauty aisle.

December 30, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of generics, specialty pharmacy and top trends, in this multi-page report.

December 30, 2015

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the healthy snack category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the consumables aisle.

December 30, 2015

DSN senior editor Michael Johnson examines the sales activity in diet and weight loss, and VMS categories, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

December 30, 2015

In the vitamin category, private label leads the one- and two-letter segment, with $425 million in annual dollar sales, according to the latest Promo Watch report from Drug Store News, Competitive Promotion Report and IRI.

December 9, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of generics, technology, automation, prescription drug home delivery services and Web-based diabetes monitoring, in this multi-page report.