October 11, 2011

Unilever on Monday announced a makeover for its Slim-Fast brand with the introduction of new, convenient on-the-go bottles.

October 10, 2011

Reckitt Benckiser’s Clearasil skin care brand has launched a Facebook search for consumer brand ambassadors.

October 7, 2011

Unilever’s Gina Boswell, who was recently appointed EVP personal care for North America, has been selected as a 2011 Achiever of the Year, one of the highest awards bestowed in the beauty industry, by nonprofit Cosmetic Executive Women.

October 7, 2011

Reckitt Benckiser has achieved 75% of its target goal for the company's Carbon 20 program, RB said in its sustainability report.

October 7, 2011

Venture Products earlier this week announced a new line of yoga and fitness accessories under its Shock Athletic brand name. These products complement Venture’s existing lineup of yoga mats.

October 7, 2011

Watson Pharmaceuticals is looking to become the first to market a generic version of a painkiller made by Pfizer, the drug maker said Friday.

October 6, 2011

Merck chairman Richard Clark is retiring, the company said Thursday.

October 5, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory approval application from Merck and Ariad Pharmaceuticals for a new drug to treat soft-tissue and bone cancers, the drug makers said Wednesday.

October 4, 2011

Amneal last month launched its version of an epilepsy treatment.

October 4, 2011

The Medicines Co. and generic drug maker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries have reached a settlement that will allow Teva to start selling a generic version of one of MDCO's drugs by the end of the decade.

October 3, 2011

Bristol-Myers Squibb will present 22 study abstracts next month at the 62nd annual meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases in San Francisco, the company said.

September 30, 2011

Novo Nordisk is seeking approval for two new insulin products, the company said Thursday.

September 29, 2011

DSE Healthcare Solutions reached out to volunteers with recurrent urinary tract infections through social media sites for a 12-week Cystex challenge.

September 28, 2011

Church & Dwight, the maker of Arrid Extra Dry antiperspirant deodorant, has partnered with New York Yankees closing pitcher Mariano Rivera to launch the brand's new advertising campaign.

September 28, 2011

Water-Jel Technologies last month named Herb Baer to the post of EVP North America. Well-known among military and industrial users, the company plans to expand first-degree burn aftercare at retail in the coming year, Baer told Drug Store News.

September 27, 2011

Napp Technologies has introduced its Soft & Shield moisturizing sanitizer.

September 27, 2011

Watson Pharmaceuticals has launched a generic version of a contraceptive made by Warner Chilcott, Watson said Monday.

September 23, 2011

Bayer HealthCare's Rid brand is taking its battle beyond lice with the introduction of Rid home lice, bed bug and dust mite spray.

September 23, 2011

Take Care Health Systems, which is owned by Walgreens, and Sanofi U.S. have announced the opening of a full-service medical center and on-site pharmacy at Sanofi’s U.S. headquarters in Bridgewater, N.J.

September 22, 2011

Two drug makers have entered a collaboration for novel biologics programs in diabetes and heart failure.

September 22, 2011

Toys“R”Us announced this week its top toy list for the holiday season.

September 22, 2011

A federal court in New Jersey has blocked an attempt by Mylan to market a generic version of a drug made by Warner Chilcott.

September 21, 2011

Sales of cosmetics and toiletries through alternate channels have soared, growing by nearly $1 billion since 2005, according to consulting and research firm Kline & Co., and more double-digit growth is expected as consumers increasingly opt for the convenience of at-home shopping to meet their beauty needs.

September 20, 2011

Greeting card publisher Designer Greetings announced the launch of more than 13 new collections, including Exposé, Designer Boutique, Faithfully Yours, ChitChat, Milestone Age Birthday, Celebrating Family, To Life!, 4 Kidz and Blank Cards.