May 16, 2012

Earlier this year, Prestige Brands closed the deal on its acquisition of the analgesic Goody’s Powder. And while Goody’s may be characterized as a legacy brand, it is in no way a tired brand — for the 52 weeks ended April 15, sales of Goody’s Powder were up 1.2% to $15.8 million.

May 16, 2012

Anchor Bay Entertainment is bringing more "Chuggington" adventures to DVD this summer.

May 16, 2012

Bic Consumer Products USA’s new FlameDisk offers consumers a convenient, portable alternative to charcoal. FlameDisk, which uses ethanol as its main fuel ingredient, heats up quickly and is cleaner than charcoal.

May 16, 2012

Appropriately promoting niche brands within the intimacy health space can be a little trickier than the average consumer packaged goods product. And social media isn’t necessarily the ideal platform — an adult may not be as comfortable “liking” an intimacy enhancement product on Facebook to show their brand affinity, for example. 


May 16, 2012

A leader in mosquito repelling solutions now is selling its products worldwide.

May 16, 2012

CoverAid has announced that its CoverAid therapeutic concealers now are available exclusively in Ulta Beauty stores nationwide.

May 16, 2012

Walmart and Sam's Club will be among the first retailers to offer a generic version of an antiplatelet drug.

May 16, 2012

To gain greater insight into how industry professionals are helping niche brands find success at retail, Drug Store News hosted a virtual roundtable discussion with some of today’s leading players.

May 16, 2012

Tracking all of the latest trends within beauty can be about as simple as herding cats, but there undoubtedly are some niches within beauty that are making waves at food, drug and mass.


May 16, 2012

Coca-Cola’s Honest Tea brand began the rollout of its Not Too Sweet Tea, a traditional sweet tea with 40% less sugar and calories than the leading sweet teas.

May 16, 2012

Optics Laboratory recently kicked off a new consumer campaign in support of its OcuFresh Eye Wash product. The product, which helps flush eye irritants like pollen, dust and smoke without perservatives, will be featured across the “Mommy Blog” circuit.


May 16, 2012

Lornamead has launched its new Finesse Color Lock styling products. Finesse Color Lock styling products contain a patented polymer system with water-resistant, film-forming properties.

May 16, 2012

Watson has announced its intention to acquire Actavis, the company said. Following news reports that the U.S.-based generic drug maker would acquire Switzerland-based Actavis, Watson announced that it would buy the latter for $5.6 billion.

May 16, 2012

ScriptPro has released a new pharmacy robot that it said would have the smallest footprint of its robotics lineup.


May 15, 2012

Cesar is boosting its lineup of canine cuisine to include new bite-sized baked treats.

May 15, 2012

Fuse Science on Tuesday announced that it has picked up distribution for its EnerJel product — a topical energy product targeting fitness fanatics — to 200 south Florida pharmacies through a partnership with GAT Trading.

May 15, 2012

Mountain Dew has partnered with Warner Bros.' "The Dark Knight Rises," which will hit theaters this summer.

May 15, 2012

A weight management products and services provider is bringing its items to retail.

May 15, 2012

Oscar Mayer has introduced a complete line of meat products that is free of artificial preservatives, flavors and colors.

May 15, 2012

Coca-Cola reportedly is gearing up to roll out mid-calorie beverages in select markets.

May 15, 2012

Summer Soles on Monday announced the launch of five additions to its collection of Softness of Suede insoles that help women keep their feet feeling dry and comfortable during the summer months.

May 15, 2012

Yankee Candle has introduced a limited-edition collection of scents inspired by and created for men.

May 14, 2012

FRS last week launched two ready-to-drink health-and-wellness beverages: Healthy Slim to support weight loss and Healthy Defense for immune system support.

May 14, 2012

DJ Pauly D, known for his stint on the MTV reality show "Jersey Shore," is gearing up to launch a ready-to-drink cocktail.