May 23, 2011

Wallflowers The bane of many a parent's existence is a combination of kids, crayons and walls, but wall art doesn't have to be a nuisance. WallPops are removable, peel-and-stick vinyl wall decorations, including floral and abstract designs and dry-erase kits. Price: $15.99 to $31.99 Wall-pops.com

May 23, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for hepatitis C made by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, the agency said Monday.

May 23, 2011

GNC on Monday announced an exclusive licensing agreement with Shadow Beverages and Snacks, the producer and distributor of Ironclad Energy + Hydration and No Fear Energy drinks.

May 23, 2011

The Jean Coutu Group has announced that it now is offering a photo boutique on its iPhone application, which enables users to have photos printed through a smartphone.

May 23, 2011

Pop star Justin Bieber has dabbled in nail polish and a unisex fragrance. Now, the singing sensation is launching a women's fragrance called "Someday."

May 23, 2011

The sauces and marinades market has experienced a 20% upswing in U.S. retail sales between 2005 and 2010, and is expected to increase an additional 19% by 2015.

May 23, 2011

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

May 23, 2011

Church & Dwight in April launched the First Response Digital Ovulation Test, a new at-home ovulation test that can detect a woman’s personal luteinizing hormone surge — the hormonal indication of ovulation — based on her own individual hormone levels.

May 23, 2011


The supplier in the greeting card aisle may not be enough to capture consumer interest. While smaller, niche players make up less than 5% of category sales, according to one manufacturer, those companies can offer a point of differentiation to retailers that larger manufacturers can’t provide.


May 23, 2011

Kao Brands’ John Frieda officially has launched its first-ever permanent hair color and is looking to shake up the hair color segment with the new Precision Foam Colour.

May 23, 2011

The world's largest consumer-voted program that recognizes innovation in consumer packaged goods is calling on brands to submit their newest products.

May 23, 2011

SnackWell’s has overhauled its line of products for women with new portioned, indulgent snacks. The brand, which is owned by Kraft Foods, said the latest SnackWell’s treats will range from 100 to 150 calories per pack.

May 23, 2011

Ziploc has launched its Versa­Glass products, which are designed to go from the fridge to the microwave or oven — at temperatures of up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit — and straight to the dinner table, the company said.

May 23, 2011

Mars Chocolate North America is moving into the healthy snack space. The company recently introduced GoodnessKnows snack squares — fruit and nut bars made without artificial ingredients, colors or flavors.


May 23, 2011

Chapped and cracked lips have long been a side effect associated with the common cold, especially for those congested sufferers who have to breathe strictly through their mouths.

May 23, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a Pfizer drug for treating pancreatic tumors.

May 23, 2011

Phosphate-free and biodegradable Dropps laundry detergent is getting greener. The premeasured, disposable pack detergent, made by Cot’n Wash, has partnered with TerraCycle to give consumers a zero-waste liquid laundry detergent option.


May 20, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new antiretroviral treatment for HIV made by Johnson & Johnson, the agency said Friday.

May 20, 2011

A new fitness DVD featuring Jari Love's "Get Ripped!" workout series has made its debut.

May 20, 2011

Joseph Mercola, a doctor that is board-certified in family medicine and trained in both traditional and natural medicine, has introduced a new bath care line that is made from certified U.S. Department of Agriculture organic oils and extracts.

May 20, 2011

Sandoz is looking to market a generic version of a Shire drug for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

May 20, 2011

Abbott on Friday introduced a new line of ZonePerfect Sweet & Salty nutrition bars. The new ZonePerfect cashew pretzel and trail mix bars combine sweet and salty flavor varieties while providing nutrition. ZonePerfect Sweet & Salty bars have 10 g of protein and 19 vitamins and minerals.

May 19, 2011

A chocolatier has brought its gourmet chocolates to the Midwest.

May 19, 2011

7UP is sporting two nostalgic looks designed by “The Celebrity Apprentice” finalists Marlee Matlin and John Rich.