April 11, 2014

Total U.S. retail sales during 2013 reportedly reached $4.5 trillion, a 4.2% increase from $4.4 billion in 2012. According to new data from EMarketer, e-commerce sales of $263.3 billion, up 16.9% from $225.3 billion the prior year, helped drive overall retail sales growth.

April 10, 2014

Ambi, a beauty brand for women of color, is expanding its portfolio with the new Ambi Advanced 5% Micro-Benzoyl Peroxide Acne Spot Treatment and Ambi Even & Clear Makeup Removing Cleansing Cloths.

April 9, 2014

Unilever’s Clear Scalp & Hair is bringing stories of resilience to the national stage on NBC's reality show "The Voice."

April 8, 2014

L’Oréal Paris and the Melanoma Research Alliance, a private funder of melanoma research, have announced the launch of the “It’s THAT Worth It” campaign, a public health call-to-action that urges women of all skin tones to prevent melanoma by using sunscreen and to help save lives by supporting melanoma research for a cure.

April 8, 2014

Maybelline New York has tapped Dutch model Marloes Horst to be its newest face for the brand, joining a roster of prominent spokeswomen including Christy Turlington, Emily DiDonato and a host of others.

April 7, 2014

In an effort to more accurately reflect the makeup of Kinney Drugs’ diverse range of pharmacy-related health care services, the company has decided to change its name to KPH Healthcare Services.

April 4, 2014

PepsiCo and Major League Baseball Properties earlier this week announced an extension of their sponsorship agreement, further building on a relationship that has spanned more than 15 years.

April 4, 2014

The month of March saw a steep rise in smartphone-generated traffic, orders, and revenue by consumers to retailer smartphone-optimized websites over the year-ago period, according to mobile commerce platform Branding Brand.

April 3, 2014

The Miss Universe Organization and Farouk Systems have partnered to create the first hair care line together, named Miss Universe Style Illuminate by CHI. The line will hit shelves April 22 and be exclusively sold at Ulta Beauty.

April 2, 2014

Amp Energy, an energy drink from PepsiCo, announced a partnership with racing star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to produce a new sour grape flavor.

April 2, 2014

Looking to help those victims, families and communities affected by the devastating landslide that occurred in late March in Oso, Wash., several industry players have announced relief efforts.

April 1, 2014

Innovative Products has announced the launch of Gotcha Covered, a line of children’s daily use hair care products for head lice prevention.

April 1, 2014

Ralph Lauren Fragrances is expanding its portfolio with the new Midnight Romance for women.

April 1, 2014

Shiseido Co. — a Japanese cosmetics manufacturer whose brands include Global Shiseido, bareMinerals and Nars — has chosen to have its American Depositary Receipts trade on OTCQX, the OTC Markets Group has announced.

April 1, 2014

Smartphones and tablets may hold the key to getting more clinicians to screen patients for tobacco use and advise smokers on how to quit.

March 31, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved over-the-counter Nexium 24HR (esomeprazole 20mg), Pfizer announced.

March 31, 2014

The polar vortex may be responsible for an exceptionally strong, though delayed, spring allergy season, according to a report published Friday on CNN.com.

March 31, 2014

Lebhar-Friedman Publishing, in collaboration with Walgreens, on Friday announced the launch of Discover Beauty Within, the first exclusive, beauty publication for the mass retailer.

March 28, 2014

SoftSheen-Carson’s Dark and Lovely hair care brand for women of color has teamed up with Black Girls RUN! as their exclusive beauty sponsor for 2014.

March 28, 2014

Looking to expand availability of his skin and eye care products, Dr. Fischer has announced the opening of a dedicated store on Amazon.

March 27, 2014

Bitsy's Brainfood, a snack brand for kids, launched a line of organic fruit and vegetable cereals in three flavor combinations: Fruit & Veggie 1,2,3; Carrot Raisin Crunch; and Banana Squash Squares.

March 27, 2014

Revlon, the Entertainment Industry Foundation and Lilly Tartikoff have announced the 21st annual EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women. Revlon brand ambassador Emma Stone will host the 2014 event in New York on May 3, and Revlon brand ambassador Halle Berry, along with Christina Applegate, will host in Los Angeles on May 10.

March 27, 2014

Walgreens’ “Less Hassle, More Time” campaign — which was based in part on insights from GfK’s Health team — won a Gold ARF David Ogilvy Award Tuesday night, GfK announced.

March 26, 2014

Drive Medical on Tuesday introduced the Bariatric Rollator walker.