March 27, 2012

Calgon, a bath and beauty brand managed by Ilex Consumer Products Group, has announced the introduction of Enchanted Embrace, a new fragrance in the brand’s Sensual Collection that launched in 2011.

March 27, 2012

Move over dump bins, endcap displays and newspaper circulars and make room for the new high-tech kid on the retail block — digitization.

March 27, 2012

Carbonated beverage sales may be flat, but new low- and no-calorie introductions, and a bigger marketing spend, could mean the category may have some sparkle left.

March 27, 2012

Neptune Technologies and Bioressources on Tuesday announced that Denver Broncos EVP football operations and retired star quarterback John Elway has signed on as a spokesman for the company's Neptune Krill Oil brand.

March 27, 2012

Truvia is expanding its product line to include an item that bakes and browns like sugar.

March 26, 2012

Galderma’s Cetaphil brand of cleansers and moisturizers has launched its new Cetaphil DermaControl products for acne-prone skin.

March 26, 2012

Oasis Consumer Healthcare’s Halo oral antiseptic ought to make a big splash in the 2012-2013 cough-cold season.

March 26, 2012

Energizer is making its Ultimate Lithium last longer than ever with a new retooled formula.

March 26, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Teva for treating allergies, the company said Monday.

March 26, 2012

1990s playtime staples Floam and Gak are making their return to store shelves.

March 26, 2012

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March 26, 2012

Kraft’s new MilkBite milk and granola bars address the “better-for-you” snack segment by combining real milk, whole grain granola and other tasty ingredients in one convenient treat.

March 26, 2012

Consumer electronic accessories are a big business, and drug stores increasingly are grabbing more share. In 2011, mobile phone accessories sales totaled $1.24 billion, up 10% from 2010, according to NPD Group.


March 26, 2012

The Cosmetic Ingredient 
Review, an independent panel of scientific and medical experts, reaffirmed at its recent public meeting that parabens — a family of preservatives used in cosmetics and personal care products — are safe, the Personal Care Products Council has announced.

March 26, 2012

A drug under development by Forest Labs and Pierre Fabre has been shown to reduce symptoms of major depressive disorder, the companies said.

March 26, 2012

Sunpeaks Ventures last week announced national advertising support behind its Clotamin multivitamin line — a line of supplements formulated for use by patients on warfarin or other blood thinners.

March 26, 2012

Tums has proven to be the Houdini of digestive tablets — surviving all digestive switch products from H2 blockers through proton-pump inhibitors, and still growing.

March 26, 2012

Procter & Gamble has brought innovation to the laundry detergent category with Tide Pods, a three-chamber unit 
liquid-dose detergent that cleans, fights stains and brightens all in one premeasured product.

March 26, 2012

Yankee Candle is rolling out new scented candles for summer 2012.

March 23, 2012

Two critically acclaimed films are making their Blu-ray debut on June 5.

March 23, 2012

Bicycle playing cards is launching a new playing card deck designed to support an organization whose mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors.

March 23, 2012

Spangler Candy has expanded its Dum Dums lollipops brand to include two new flavors.

March 23, 2012

Natrol on Thursday announced the launch of a new line of supplements that will ship later this year.

March 23, 2012

Hitting retail shelves for spring is the new line of Gum Star Wars-branded toothbrushes from Sunstar Americas, in partnership with Lucasfilm.