November 20, 2015

The new Gillette razor blade will cut down significantly on the need to re-shave, P&G says. 

November 19, 2015

As sparkling water gains a foothold in the beverage category, Coca-Cola has decided to dip its toes in, as MarketWatch reports that the drink maker plans to sell a carbonated version of its Smartwater. The company plans to start small, offering the water in New York City restaurants, hotels and stores in November with a wider distribution in 2016, according to the report (MarketWatch)

November 18, 2015

Among the Pura D’or’s line of hair care products are its argan oil-based Enriching Shampoo and Healing Conditioner and its Scalp Therapy Shampoo. 

November 17, 2015

Cirrus Healthcare Products is anticipating the launch of its latest product, BMR Barometric Migraine relief, a product aimed at helping those with headaches caused by barometric pressure changes. 

November 17, 2015

CeraVe Healing Ointment has been accepted by the National Eczema Association as an appropriate skin care therapy for people with eczema.

November 16, 2015

John Frieda is allowing customers to purchase products from its 2016 collection on Target.com.

November 13, 2015

The products will also pilot the company’s new SmartLabel QR code, which allows shoppers to find out more about them and their ingredients online by scanning a code on the package.

November 13, 2015

The SugarCube device communicates directly with The SugarCube App to track, store and analyze a user's diet, exercise, glucose levels and insulin administered.

November 12, 2015

Currently, Rite Aid is offering genetic testing for three classes of medications including those used to manage cardiac conditions, cholesterol and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. 

November 12, 2015
The new formula for Zicam Nasal Swab is homeopathic, zinc-free and provides cooling menthol and eucalyptus to help soothe the nasal passages upon application.

 

November 11, 2015

DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the cosmetics category, including the latest trends, in this multi-page report.

November 11, 2015

Licensed products remain an important part of the card category.

November 11, 2015

Mondelez’s Nabisco division recently introduced Oreo Thins, a crisp, delicate version of the classic cookie.

November 11, 2015

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the beverage and cookie categories, highlighting new products that are shaking up the consumables aisle.

November 11, 2015

Sparkling Ice added a new flavor, Black Cherry, to its lineup of sparkling waters.

November 11, 2015

Birth rates are on the rise, according to the latest report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s good news for sellers of family planning test kits — overall sales of both pregnancy and ovulation test kits were up 2.2% to $364.8 million across total U.S. multi-outlets for the 52 weeks ended Sept. 6, according to IRI.

November 11, 2015

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the greeting card category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the general merchandise aisle.

November 11, 2015

Lead by incredible 60% growth in the brow segment, the eye category has been a bright spot for mass market retailers.

November 11, 2015

Last June, Sephora’s CEO Calvin McDonald praised the success of contouring products in the specialty chain.

November 11, 2015

Sales in the cookie category may be flat overall, but Mondelez’s Oreo brand is on fire and is outpacing category growth with a more than 9% leap in dollar sales.

November 11, 2015

DSN senior editor Michael Johnson examines in-depth sales activity in the diabetes, diagnostics and probiotics categories, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

November 11, 2015

Shoppers hear, “It may help prevent diarrhea,” so they make the purchase. What they seldom understand is that probiotics are much more than just a diarrhea preventive. In fact, probiotics can be found in the ears, nose, mouth, lungs, urinary tract and more, and are linked to overall health, not just gastrointestinal health.

November 11, 2015

One of the appealing aspects of artificial lashes is that looks can be changed with moods.

November 11, 2015

Hallmark is bringing “the Force” to the greeting card aisle with a variety of new “Star Wars” Halloween, Christmas and everyday “Star Wars” cards, many of which include light and sound effects.