January 13, 2014

Former Barnes & Noble executive Jamie Iannone has been appointed president and CEO of Samsclub.com in a restructuring that integrates Sam’s Club’s online business into the Walmart’s Global eCommerce business unit based in California.

January 13, 2014

Finnish beauty brand Lumene is kicking off 2014 with a bang, the company said, as it revamps packaging, broadens its portfolio with new formulas and prepares to expand into Rite Aid stores.

January 13, 2014

Fans of Mountain Dew Kickstart will now have two new ways to invigorate their nights thanks to Mountain Dew Kickstart Black Cherry and Mountain Dew Kickstart Limeade, which debut in retail stores nationwide today.

January 13, 2014

GE Capital and Kobie Marketing, a loyalty program service provider, are reportedly set to unveil a new product to help retailers establish and maintain loyalty programs that will create a unified profile for shoppers, according to a New York Times report.

January 13, 2014

A drug maker has started a program to find the genetic determinants of human disease and speed the discovery and development of new drugs. The program includes a five-year project that it said would be one of the largest of its kind in terms of the number of patients involved.

January 13, 2014

Gov. Rick Snyder of Michigan has signed into law a bill that will allow medical marijuana to be sold in pharmacies if the federal government legalizes it for that purpose, according to published reports.

January 13, 2014

VoicePort announced that they have launched their Prescription Adherence Solution at Klingensmith's Drug Stores, an eight-store independent drug chain headquartered in Ford City, Pa.

January 10, 2014

The Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing baccalaureate program at the Fashion Institute of Technology is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

January 10, 2014

NBTY has been named a silver winner in the category “Most Socially Responsible Company of the Year” by the Best in Biz Awards, the company announced Thursday.

January 9, 2014

Novartis AG is reportedly in talks with Merck to swap its animal health and vaccines businesses for Merck’s OTC business, which includes the Coppertone sunscreen and Claritin allergy medicine brands, according to a Bloomberg report.

January 9, 2014

Forest Labs will buy privately owned drug maker Aptalis for $2.9 billion, Forest said Thursday.

January 9, 2014

Nivea Kiss of Care & Color combines trusted Nivea moisture benefits with sheer color to deliver beautifully smooth lips.

January 9, 2014

The Winning Combination this summer launched Vitamints, a vitamin and mint combination that helps consumers meet their recommended dietary intakes and freshen breath at the same time.

January 9, 2014

GlaxoSmithKline is offering a new online campaign under the Alli brand to support healthy weight-loss resolutions, the company said Thursday.

January 9, 2014

L’Oréal Paris has tapped celebrity hairstylist Mara Roszak to lend her expertise for product development, content creation, consumer education and creating trendsetting hairstyles for L’Oréal Paris spokespeople.

January 9, 2014

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January 9, 2014

No bleeding or feathering! That’s just one of the great things about the new City Proof Twistable Intense Lip Color by N.Y.C. New York Color.

January 9, 2014

Enchanted Life — a new, personal care e-commerce site where consumers can buy products, share beauty tips and learn about trends — is looking to meet the personal care needs of the multicultural community.

January 9, 2014

How retailers are investing in and addressing sustainability and how manufacturers are adjusting is the focus of a new video report on PLMALive.

January 9, 2014

Natural skin care company Sundial Brands is taking a re-imagined approach to the shopper population. Enter the new general market.

January 8, 2014

A New York-based distribution, merchandising and analytics firm has hired a former executive from Rite Aid and Duane Reade.

January 8, 2014

The semi-retired CEO of Costco Wholesale has been named as the recipient of the top award from the National Retail Federation at the trade group's upcoming trade show this month, the NRF said.

January 7, 2014

Giving young children the influenza and pneumococcal vaccines together appears to increase their risk of fever, according to a study led by researchers from Columbia University Medical Center and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

January 7, 2014

At least two retailers in areas affected by record-low temperatures that have put much of the country under a deep freeze have seen a big spike in sales as consumers stock up on supplies, according to published reports.