March 21, 2012

Skin care company Beiersdorf, whose brands include Nivea, Eucerin and Aquaphor, has announced changes to its sales organization.

March 21, 2012

Despite the recent organic product boom, it seems that many consumers are putting more of an emphasis on buying local produce over organic options.

March 21, 2012

Bath and beauty brand Calgon, which is managed by Ilex Consumer Products Group, has announced the return of its Turquoise Seas fragrance after more than five years off the shelf.

March 21, 2012

Coty has announced that the new Beyoncé Pulse Summer Edition fragrance, the new addition to the Beyoncé Parfums collection, will be on counters this spring.

March 21, 2012

CVS/pharmacy is shuttering all of its Beauty360 locations and ceasing operation of the Beauty360 e-commerce business to focus on the growth of its core CVS/pharmacy beauty business, the retailer confirmed on Wednesday.

March 21, 2012

A Food and Drug Administration expert panel delivered a favorable vote on a cancer drug made by GlaxoSmithKline.

March 21, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Watson's generic version of a drug used to prevent and treat osteoporosis in post-menopausal women, the company said.

March 21, 2012

Food Lion announced that its associates and customers raised more than $4 million to benefit Easter Seals during the retailer's annual Shop & Care campaign.

March 21, 2012

Regional discounter Fred's made good on its promise of a year ago to further expand a new merchandising initiative, but an intensely competitive market made fourth-quarter sales tough to come by.

March 21, 2012

The Hain Celestial Group, a maker of natural personal care products, announced the debut of more than 20 new personal care products at the Natural Products Expo West earlier this month, as well as more than 90 product reformulations to the NSF/ANSI 305 Standard for Personal Care Products Containing Organic Ingredients.

March 21, 2012

International Delight has launched a ready-to-serve line of iced coffee.

March 21, 2012

Kimberly-Clark announced the transition of two executives to new roles at the company.

March 21, 2012

In an effort to reflect the split of its global snacks and North American grocery businesses, Kraft Foods said it plans to change its corporate name Mondelez International.

March 21, 2012

Industry-supported legislation designed to improve pharmacy benefits manager standards under the Medicare prescription drug program — standards that will further provide fair audits of and payments to pharmacies — was presented before the House of Representatives on Tuesday.

March 21, 2012

Minute Maid is shaking up the juice aisle with a lighter version of its lemonade beverages.

March 21, 2012

In anticipation of hundreds of meetings between pharmacy advocates and members of Congress and their staff as part of NACDS RxImpact Day on Capitol Hill, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores sent a letter to Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., applauding the introduction of her legislation on Tuesday that would establish Medicare standards for pharmacy audits and reimbursement by pharmacy benefit managers.

March 21, 2012

The National Retail Federation has named Ellen Davis SVP and executive director of the NRF Foundation, the education and research arm of NRF.

March 21, 2012

Optics Lab has kicked off a new consumer campaign in support of its OcuFresh Eye Wash product, the company announced Tuesday.

March 21, 2012

Walgreens is making its Duane Reade street facings mobile-friendly with the addition of a QR-coded window cling across its storefronts, Mobile Marketer reported Tuesday.

March 21, 2012

Watson Pharmaceuticals is looking to acquire Actavis, according to published reports.

March 21, 2012

Starbucks has made its global entry into the energy category with a new line of ready-to-drink beverages.

March 21, 2012

Stouffer's has introduced new single-serve meals under its Farmers' Harvest line.

March 21, 2012

An investigational Type 2 diabetes drug may improve glycemic control among patients that are unable to improve their blood sugar with high doses of insulin alone, according to a new study.

March 21, 2012

Taking vitamin E supplements does not increase or decrease heart failure risk among women, according to a study in Circulation: Heart Failure, an American Heart Association journal, released Tuesday.