July 5, 2017

A trend toward “premiumization” and building momentum for more naturally positioned offerings, as well as growing awareness of dental hygiene and the rising prevalence of cavities, drove the $27 billion global oral care market in 2016.

July 5, 2017

The predominant factor impacting sales of the $158.1 million parasite treatment category is super lice. But how do you treat cases of head lice that can’t be eradicated with traditional pediculicides? For parents, it’s how do you eliminate that “super lice” infestation without injuring the host, which just happens to be their children?

July 5, 2017

Parents and school nurses alike have expressed plenty of concern about super lice and how to treat these pesticide-resistant hair vermin safely, and most importantly, effectively. A number of OTC manufacturers have responded with product launches and offerings that effectively address ridding households of lice infestations.

July 5, 2017

With more than 12 million outbreaks estimated to occur annually among preschool and school-aged children in the United States, lice infestations are a big deal. And pharmacists play a key role in helping parents select safe and successful treatments.

July 5, 2017
Schmidt’s will donate 5% of the proceeds from its new scent, Waves, to the Surfrider Foundation, which works to protect the oceans through an activist network. 
July 5, 2017

The products in the collection are made with extra virgin coconut and shea oils, as well as creamy coconut milk and acacia senegal.

July 5, 2017

Adult bath products, including Epsom salt soaks and aromatherapy, that offer a Zen-like experience are bubbling to the surface in mass stores and helping to perk up sales.

July 3, 2017

A new breed of drug-resistant head lice is driving a new wave of product solutions. DSN Senior Editor Michael Johnsen takes a deeper look at what retailers and suppliers are doing to combat "super bugs" in this special report.

June 27, 2017

Chocolate peanut butter Twinkies comprise a chocolate cake Twinkie with peanut butter crème filling, and come on the heels of Hostess' introduction of chocolate cake Twinkies. 

June 22, 2017

The new flavor contains 50 calories and 12 g of sugar per 12-oz. serving, and is made with four ingredients and a small amount of cane sugar, Dry Sparkling said.

June 22, 2017

With the development of TREO, Gillette appears to be positioning itself to meet the needs of the ever-growing pool of American caregivers — which is expected to comprise 50 million people by 2020. 

June 21, 2017

MillerCoors is doling out some 1990s nostalgia in the ready-to-drink category this summer with the resurrection of its Zima brand clear malt beverage. 

June 21, 2017

The brand has introduced the range of pads that’s designed to help the 60% of women and girls P&G surveyed who use the wrong size pad, leading to leaks.

June 15, 2017

Probiotics are one of the better-selling categories within the VMS space, with more consumers researching probiotics online and coming to the store with a specific brand in mind, according to i-Health market intelligence.

June 14, 2017

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the state of the weight management, sports nutrition and vitamin market, and products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

 

June 13, 2017

Four companies products won DSN/ECRM Buyers’ Choice Awards at two recent EPPS events held in Las Vegas by ECRM. 

June 12, 2017

Protein bars have been flying off the shelves in mass outlets lately. One reason for the increase is the multitude of consumer segments now shopping the category.

June 12, 2017

Backed by nine human clinical studies, the active ingredient in Natrol Cognium has shown statistically significant improvements in memory and cognition in as little as four weeks, Natrol reported.

June 9, 2017
With peanut butter making up one of the chocolate category’s largest segments, Dove said its experts saw an opportunity to bring consumers a new spin on the classic pairing.
 
June 9, 2017

Pure Protein Super Food is currently available online on Amazon.com and, beginning this month, at select retailers nationwide including Kroger, Meijer, Food Lion and H-E-B.

June 6, 2017

Hallmark is looking to combine emerging tech trends with physical cards with its latest Father's Day offering. 

June 2, 2017
Look Nail Color is looking to make nail artistry accessible to more consumers while also offering a selection of 8-free, vegan and cruelty-free nail colors.
June 1, 2017

The SheaMoisture Men’s Beard Care Collection includes four products formulated with maracuja oil and certified organic shea butter.

May 31, 2017

As part of the launch, Colgate is continuing its marketing efforts to reach Hispanic consumers with the continuation of its Simplemente Saludable program with celebrity ambassadors.