August 24, 2011

Google has settled with the federal government for $500 million over allegations that it displayed advertisements for black-market pharmacies, according to published reports.

August 24, 2011

Hair care brand Sally Hershberger is launching at CVS stores in September two new kits to help beauty mavens go glam this holiday season.

August 24, 2011

Pet lovers want the best for their furry friends. Last year, Americans spent $55 billion on their pets, according to Packaged Facts, and the upward trend shows no signs of slowing.

August 24, 2011

The eyes still have it. This is especially true when it comes to mascara, and Maybelline New York is continuing its quest to bring beauty mavens the look of lush, false lashes with its new Falsies Flared by Volum’ Express.


August 24, 2011

Winn-Dixie has selected IBM point-of-sale and self-checkout technology to help transform customer service, speed innovation and increase the operational efficiency of 484 Winn-Dixie store locations and other store formats across the southeastern United States, IBM reported.

August 24, 2011

“Biggest Loser” trainer Bob Harper is featured on a diet aid launched earlier this year by Iovate Health Sciences that will go head-to-head against former “Biggest Loser” trainer Jillian Michaels.

August 22, 2011

Estée Lauder — whose brands include M•A•C, Aveda, Bumble and Bumble, American Beauty, Flirt! and GoodSkin Labs — has announced the retirement of Richard Kunes, EVP and CFO, on or about June 30, 2013.

August 22, 2011

Former Duane Reade CEO Tony Cuti was sentenced on Monday to three years in prison in connection with accounting fraud at the New York-based drug store chain.

August 19, 2011

Express Scripts is readying for a pharmacy network without Walgreens, according to an analyst report published Thursday.

August 19, 2011

While Indian generic drug maker Ranbaxy Labs is expected by many to launch a generic version of a cholesterol drug made by Pfizer later this year, it may have to sell its rights to it if it can't win Food and Drug Administration approval in time, according to published reports.

August 19, 2011

Generic drug maker Sandoz is suing Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk over a generic version of a drug used to treat diabetes, according to published reports.

August 19, 2011

Americans that suffer from diabetes and/or hypertension are at risk of developing a common type of glaucoma, according to researchers at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center.

August 19, 2011

Five tobacco companies filed suit against the Food and Drug Administration challenging nine new cigarette warnings as an unconstitutional way of forcing tobacco manufacturers to disseminate the government's anti-smoking message.

August 18, 2011

Balance Bar on Wednesday launched Nimble, a meal-replacement bar for women that combines beauty and nutrition.

August 18, 2011

Those within the mass-market beauty industry are wise not to rest on their laurels, as research indicates that sales of prestige makeup and skin care in U.S. department stores surpassed pre-recession volume in the first half of 2011, according to market research company the NPD Group.

August 17, 2011

Innovative Beauty has unleashed “a little color” in the nail segment with its new Pixel brand of high-shine nail lacquer that hit Ulta stores in early July.

August 17, 2011

L'Oréal Paris has expanded its roster of experts with the addition of New York dermatologist Gervaise Gerstner as the brand’s new professional ambassador.

August 17, 2011

One of the world's largest brewers is looking to expand its reach through a proposed acquisition of Australian beer company Foster's Group.

August 17, 2011

After seasons of sparkle nails, Violent Lips is putting the trend front and center with Glitteratti temporary lip tattoos.

August 16, 2011

Firstline, a manufacturer of hair care accessories for multicultural consumers, has introduced temporary hair attachments for African-American women called Evolve NuDo clip-on hair attachments.

August 16, 2011

The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus on Tuesday determined Chattem, maker of the Allegra allergy relief medication, provided a reasonable basis for the claim that “only Allegra combines fast, non-drowsy, 24-hour relief.”

August 15, 2011

Elizabeth Arden has amended its long-term license agreement with Liz Claiborne to acquire the trademarks for the Curve fragrance brands and selected other smaller fragrance brands.

August 15, 2011

This isn't just about mail order in New York state. This is about the future of the pharmacy benefit management market and what payers are more likely to spend their money on.

August 15, 2011

Seagram's has introduced a line of fruity malt beverages that now are available nationwide.