September 12, 2011

Americans spend three to four hours a day in the kitchen, so housewares — particularly kitchenware — can be a key gift category for drug stores.

September 12, 2011

United Kingdom-based organic kids’ brand Ella’s Kitchen is rolling out a number of products that were launched exclusively in Target in July.

September 12, 2011

Healthcare giant WellPoint has inked a deal with IBM whereby it will develop applications using IBM's Watson artificial intelligence technology to deliver healthcare information to patients.

September 12, 2011

GeoGirl, a new line of color cosmetics and skin care designed by Pacific World for “Generation Z,” has announced that Drugstore.com now will carry its complete line.

September 12, 2011

The back-to-school season brings a focus on single-serve snacks, and healthy snacks become a bigger part of the business every year.

September 12, 2011

An estimated 30 million Americans suffer from unsightly nail appearance — a market currently underserved by nonprescription products.

September 12, 2011

It is no secret that nail polish is hot, and today’s beauty mavens are changing their nail shades as frequently as they change shoes or purses to complete an outfit or look. So why not offer a broad assortment of shades packaged in smaller bottles?

September 12, 2011

As reported in March, the safety and efficacy debate sparked by the spate of recent recalls across kids’ cough-cold offerings has created a purchase paradigm where moms are reaching for any safer-yet-still-works products that they can get their hands on.

September 12, 2011

Brynwood Partners VI announced that High Ridge Brands, its portfolio company and owner of the North American Zest personal cleansing franchise, signed a purchase agreement with Unilever to acquire the Alberto VO5 brand and marketing rights in the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as the rights to the Rave brand and marketing rights worldwide.

September 12, 2011

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association has named Ralph Neas as its new president and CEO.

September 12, 2011

Church & Dwight has added a Sensitive Skin Plus scent detergent to its line of Arm & Hammer sensitive skin laundry detergents.

September 12, 2011


The opportunity across insoles continues to be a direct appeal to that female shopper.

September 12, 2011

The expansive oral care market continues to swell as manufacturers further develop toothpastes that promise to provide specific results.

September 12, 2011

A new strength and conditioning program designed specifically for cheerleaders and dancers has made its way to DVD.

September 12, 2011

The oral care segment is a mature market — no doubt about it — but when it comes to tooth-whitening products, consumers have demonstrated that they will continue to snap up products that promise a brighter, whiter smile.

September 9, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug made by Mylan for treating allergies.

September 9, 2011

In line with its full-scale, national launch, functional beverage brand Ginseng Up is debuting a new apple flavor.

September 9, 2011

Mad Gab's, a maker of natural body care products, is expanding its portfolio in October with a new collection of lip glosses, lip butters and lip shimmers.

September 9, 2011

Skin care company Basq has collaborated with Disney Consumer Products to develop an "It’s A Small World”-inspired skin care collection for moms and children.

September 9, 2011

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare on Thursday announced the launch of Centrum Specialist, a line of enhanced multivitamins aimed at specific health priorities, including prenatal, vision, energy and heart health.

September 9, 2011

SC Johnson is enhancing its Scrubbing Bubbles line with an easy-to-use toilet bowl cleaner.

September 8, 2011

Seeds of revolution Manitoba Harvest has introduced Hemp Hearts — shelled hemp seeds that can be sprinkled on salads, cereal and yogurt that are packed with protein and omegas. Price: $2.99 to $14.99 ManitobaHarvest.com

September 8, 2011

Hanes is bringing comfortable socks to the masses with its latest line.

September 8, 2011

Ben & Jerry's and Broadway Video Enterprises have developed a limited-edition flavor that salutes the talents of sketch comedy series "Saturday Night Live."