January 26, 2012

Procter & Gamble’s Pantene hair care brand will support 11 female athletes as its newest beauty ambassadors. The group will be featured in Pantene’s first global marketing campaign to support the Olympic Games.

January 20, 2012

Procter & Gamble Beauty has partnered with Alicia Sacramone, Beijing 2008 Olympic Games silver medalist, who will serve as an ambassador for P&G beauty brands, including CoverGirl, Olay, Pantene and Secret.

January 18, 2012

Patent expirations of key blockbuster drugs and efforts by payers to contain costs are likely to bring strong growth to the global generic drug market in the next few years as market-earned revenues grow by more than $100 billion, according to an analysis by research firm Frost & Sullivan.

January 13, 2012

Procter & Gamble has launched a worldwide campaign for the London 2012 Olympic games.

January 12, 2012

BareMinerals has announced that it will launch in February its first-ever global marketing campaign, dubbed “Be a Force of Beauty.”

January 11, 2012

PZ Cussons, a consumer products group in Europe, Asia and Africa, is expanding its beauty division with the acquisition of the Fudge hair care brand from Australia-based Sabre Group.

December 15, 2011

New research on a rare genetic disorder in which the pancreas fails to grow could shed light on how the organ develops and lead to treatments for Type 1 diabetes.

November 2, 2011

Global sales of natural and organic beauty products are projected to reach $9 billion this year, and although consumer demand for natural and organic products remains buoyant, new research finds the growth rate is slowing because of the weak economic climate.

November 1, 2011

Pfizer soon may lose its distinction of having the highest global sales of any drug company, according to life sciences industry analysis firm EvaluatePharma.

October 31, 2011

Unilever has inked a definitive agreement to sell one of its divisions for $325 million in cash.

October 19, 2011

Coty’s Rimmel London brand is gearing up for spring with an array of new makeup for eyes and face.

October 14, 2011

Unilever has agreed to acquire Russian beauty company Concern Kalina, which significantly will strengthen its foothold in skin care and hair care in Russia.

September 21, 2011

Coty’s Rimmel London brand is gearing up for spring with an array of new makeup for eyes and face, including its new ScandalEyes mascara for fuller, outrageously exaggerated lashes.

September 15, 2011

GlaxoSmithKline is making a donation that it said would give more than 10,000 girls and women access to human papillomavirus vaccination.

September 15, 2011

A new line of medical identification bracelets has hit the market.

September 1, 2011

Unilever announced on Wednesday that it has completed the sale of the Alberto VO5 brand in the United States and Puerto Rico and the Rave brand globally to private equity firm Brynwood Partners, following approval by the U.S. Department of Justice.

August 30, 2011

A new study has identified six new genetic variants associated with Type 2 diabetes among South Asians.

August 11, 2011

Drug makers GlaxoSmithKline and XenoPort are seeking expanded approval for their restless legs syndrome treatment.

August 10, 2011

A new report by CompaniesAndMarkets.com projected the nutraceuticals market will reach $207 billion by 2016, thanks to an increased demand in functional food, beverages and supplements.

July 21, 2011

Reckitt Benckiser has launched a charity adventure competition on the company's Facebook page.

July 19, 2011

British retailer Tesco will launch its loyalty card program in the United States, according to published reports.

June 23, 2011

One-third of spending on mental health in the United States, or $42 million, goes toward anxiety disorders, according to a new report by Companies & Markets.

June 16, 2011

Unilever's offer to shed some of its bar soap business to win United Kingdom competition approval for its acquisition of hair and personal care products manufacturer Alberto Culver was accepted by the U.K. Office of Fair Trading.

May 10, 2011

Unilever has completed its $3.7 billion acquisition of Alberto Culver after obtaining the necessary regulatory clearances to do so, the companies jointly confirmed on Tuesday.