March 11, 2015

A new PLMA study on shopper loyalty among consumers ages 25 years to 45 years dispels many long-held assumptions.

March 11, 2015

A coalition of state attorneys general is organized by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate herbal supplements. 

 

March 10, 2015

Former Combe Inc. chairman awarded CHPA's lifetime achievement award named after his father. 

 

 

March 9, 2015

A recently released Accenture survey examines customer expectations around a personalized shopping experience with retailers, including social channels, and explores the issue of digital trust.

March 4, 2015

Looking to help the 54% of consumers who are concerned about enamel, Colgate recently launched the new Colgate Enamel Health toothpaste and, judging by the results, the oral care brand has hit a nerve.

March 4, 2015

L'Oréal USA is collaborating with tech accelerator Grand Central Tech to help select the 2015-16 class of startups.

March 4, 2015

Walgreens is taking its Go Big in Beauty mission to the streets — literally. Starting last year, Walgreens began loading up its best beauty products — along with hair, makeup and nail professionals — on a mobile beauty studio that traveled to key markets across the country to herald the arrival of each new issue of Discover Beauty Within.

March 3, 2015

Target chairman and CEO Brian Cornell unveiled a wide-ranging growth strategy.

March 2, 2015

RB’s footcare line Amope is taking on New York and partnering with supermodel and "The Fab Life" co-host Chrissy Teigen to give Grand Central Terminal a makeover, turning it into a fairytale-inspired pedicure station.

 

March 2, 2015

The implementation of an e-prescribing mandate in New York hits a snag as state legislators agree to a delay.

February 24, 2015

NPA  renewed its call to the New York Attorney General to produce the scientific evidence behind that office's recall request of herbal supplements.

February 23, 2015

The Drug Store News Group capped off 2014 with a bang as some of the top minds in pharmacy retailing gathered for the 16th annual Industry Issues Summit on Dec. 3 to take part in a candid discussion of the top issues and trends impacting the industry.

February 19, 2015

Proposed New York legislation could mean big changes for some beauty brands.

February 17, 2015

Following the success of several pop-up locations in New York, Texas and California, eyelash extensions brand Blinkbar has announced the launch of its first brick-and-mortar shop in Santa Monica, Calif.

February 9, 2015

Greater consumer interest in the pursuit of health-and-wellness lifestyles may be contributing to a lessened sensitivy in price across the category.

 

February 9, 2015

Brick-and-mortar stores still serve as the primary shopping destination even in this age of omnichannel retailing, according to PwC's latest annual consumer survey — Total Retail: Retailers and the Age of Disruption.

February 6, 2015

Rochester Drug Cooperative and Aureus Health Services on Thursday announced a specialty pharmacy services program available to RDC's independent, community pharmacy customers.

February 5, 2015

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences received from an anonymous donor an estate gift valued at $3 million that marks the largest bequest in the history of the college.

February 4, 2015

Wegmans Food Markets, a Rochester, N.Y.-based grocer with just 85 stores and one-tenth of Amazon's revenues, edged past the online retailer to reach the top spot for corporate reputation among the 100 most visible companies, according to the 16th annual Harris Poll Reputation Quotient study. 



February 4, 2015

The U.S. prestige beauty industry reached $11.2 billion and grew 3% in dollar sales in 2014, compared with 2013, according to global information company the NPD Group, with makeup experiencing the healthiest gain, 6%, while fragrance dollars grew 2% and skincare increased by 1%.

February 3, 2015

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Monday called on four major retailers to stop selling store-brand herbal supplement products in New York that could not be verified to contain the labeled substance by using what the industry describes as a questionable testing method — DNA barcoding.

January 30, 2015

ONE Condoms on Thursday announced the launch of a national HIV prevention campaign that features a coalition of visual artists, musicians, celebrities and public health agencies.

January 29, 2015

Colgate announced on Thursday during the fourth quarter it posted organic sales growth and higher profitability as new launches in the United States helped fuel volume growth.

January 22, 2015

Greek yogurt brand Chobani is adding several products to its portfolio along with new marketing initiatives to maintain category leadership, the company announced on Wednesday.