December 12, 2012

Xenon Pharmaceuticals is licensing an experimental pain drug to Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in a deal worth up to $376 million, the companies said.

November 29, 2012

Sales of primary batteries used in consumer products should grow 2.4% each year, according to research from Freedonia Group.


November 14, 2012

Giovanni Eco Chic Cosmetics is helping beauty mavens battle dry, damaged hair with its new 2chic Avocado and Olive Oil Ultra-Moist collection, which brings two restorative ingredients together in an exclusive Dual Moisture Complex.

October 18, 2012

Natural personal care manufacturer Nature’s Gate has partnered with international nonprofit organization WaterAid, a charity dedicated to improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene education.

October 17, 2012

Busy Breathers on Tuesday announced the availability of its portable oxygen backpacks on e-commerce sites Drugstore.com and Walgreens.com and in 75 Walgreens locations throughout Colorado.

October 10, 2012

Waxelene, a petroleum jelly alternative, now is being sold in Bed Bath & Beyond retail stores, the company has announced.

October 1, 2012

Chief surgeon and founder of Leonard Hair Transplant Associates Dr. Robert Leonard, who is also a national spokesman for Rogaine and the hair loss expert for Johnson & Johnson, has announced the launch of Copper Chemist, a hair care product line formulated to harness the regenerative properties of copper peptides, the naturally occurring small protein fragments known to increase hair growth.

September 26, 2012

Vermont Soap has introduced its new Green Gold organic herbal moisturizer — an age-defying beauty treatment for face, hands, neck and all sun-damaged skin.

September 17, 2012

Procter & Gamble has delivered its 5 billionth liter of clean drinking water through its charitable program.

September 10, 2012

Energizer said the new packaging for the brand's coin lithium batteries meets the strict guidelines set by the Consumer Products Safety Commission for child-resistant packaging.

July 24, 2012

Sabona of London is offering an in-store retail display as part of its marketing support program for retail partners.

July 18, 2012

Ethnic beauty brand Black Opal Cosmetics is promoting the Black Opal “Sparkle” national sweepstakes, and also has been named the official U.S. cosmetics partner of the movie “Sparkle,” in theaters Aug. 17.

June 20, 2012

Lifes2good, developer of the hair loss supplement Viviscal, has announced the launch of its newest product: Viviscal Hair Repair.

May 21, 2012

Organic baby formula brand Nature's One said it is committed to minimize or eliminate environmental contaminants, such as arsenic and other heavy metals.

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 2, 2012

Ethnic beauty brand Black Opal has kicked off its 2012 model search to find the new face of Black Opal.

January 27, 2012

Meda Consumer Healthcare last week featured three revitalized Feosol SKUs, which are set to launch at retail in May, at the ECRM Vitamin, Diet & Sports Nutrition EPPS conference.

December 7, 2011

After announcing the sale of its Pur water purification business to Helen of Troy, Procter & Gamble noted that the sale did not include its water purification technology that enables P&G's corporate philanthropy program to provide clean, drinkable water to countries worldwide.

November 10, 2011

L’Oréal USA has announced that it plans to acquire Pacific Bioscience Labs, the innovator of sonic skin care technology.

October 11, 2011

The bath fragrance/bubble bath segment is experiencing modest growth, fueled by new product launches and consumers’ continued desire to bring the spa experience home.


September 15, 2011

Without magnesium, calcium supplements increase risk of heart attacks, according to a meta-analysis recently conducted by Carolyn Dean, medical director of the Nutritional Magnesium Association.

May 25, 2011

HyDrive Energy is gearing up to debut its caffeine-free energy drink.

May 25, 2011

Amerifit Brands on Wednesday launched its Azo PMS product, which has been formulated to help reduce moodiness, irritability and bloating with a variety of ingredients, including high-potency B vitamins, calcium, magnesium, folic acid and two natural herbal blends, the company stated.

May 18, 2011

Black Opal, a maker of African-American skin care and color cosmetics, has announced the donation of $25,000 to the Georges Malaika Foundation, which will aid in the building of a new school for young girls in the Democratic Republic of Congo.