July 28, 2011

The president and CEO of Sanofi's U.S. operations is stepping into a newly created role at the drug maker.

July 21, 2011

Reckitt Benckiser has launched a charity adventure competition on the company's Facebook page.

July 14, 2011

French drug maker Sanofi has sold its skin care business to Canada’s Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Sanofi said.

July 5, 2011

L’Oréal Paris has combined its cosmetics and skin care expertise into one innovative formula with Visible Lift Smooth Absolute instant age-reversing foundation.


July 5, 2011

General Mills now has a 51% stake in Yoplait S.A.S. and a 50% interest in a related entity that holds the worldwide Yoplait brands, the company announced Friday.

June 28, 2011

A new study indicated that two insulin products made by French drug maker Sanofi lower blood-glucose levels to a greater extent than premixed insulin, and with improvements in quality of life and less hypoglycemia.

June 21, 2011

L'Oréal USA said it will utilize Apple's new mobile advertising platform for its upcoming L'Oréal Paris campaign.

June 20, 2011

Liya Kebede has joined the growing roster of L'Oréal Paris representatives.

June 16, 2011

French drug maker Sanofi has entered a collaboration with Audion Therapeutics to develop treatments for hearing loss.

May 31, 2011

New results from a late-stage clinical trial of a Sanofi drug for Type 2 diabetes indicated that the drug can reduce blood sugar in patients without increasing the risk of causing the blood sugar levels to dip too low, the French drug maker said Tuesday.

May 17, 2011

A court in France has ordered generic drug maker Mylan to pay French drug maker Ipsen $24 million for allegedly misleading marketing of a drug, according to published reports.

April 29, 2011

Sanofi-Aventis on Thursday reported strong sales out of the gate for its recently switched second-generation antihistamine Allegra.

April 27, 2011

An investigational drug helped patients survive longer when combined with chemotherapy as a second-line treatment for colorectal cancer that had spread to other parts of the body, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial announced by French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis and U.S.-based Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

April 25, 2011


Shoppers of Bed Bath & Beyond’s Upper East Side location in New York can experience the ultimate beauty destination thanks to the recent opening there of L’Oréal Paris’ first-ever “boutique.”


April 18, 2011

The majority of lipstick-wearing beauty mavens believe that lipstick improves their confidence, and many men associate women in red lipstick with such positive sentiments as being sexy and confident, according to the findings of a recent survey commissioned by L'Oréal Paris.

April 11, 2011

Genzyme now officially is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sanofi-Aventis.

April 4, 2011

Sanofi-Aventis said it completed its exchange offer for drug maker Genzyme, which expired just before midnight April 1.

March 31, 2011

Patients diagnosed with high blood-glucose levels that cannot control the condition over time likely will develop such eye-related complications as retinopathy 10 years later, according to a report in the February issue of Archives of Ophthalmology.

March 30, 2011

French beauty company L'Oréal Paris has tapped French model Madame Ines de la Fressange to join its family of brand ambassadors.

March 9, 2011

The president of Procter & Gamble's global hair care business is taking on a new role at Sephora.

February 18, 2011

PARIS — Allegra is less than a week away from reaching shelves on March 4, and with the latest allergy switch will come a significant number of Rx allergy sufferers this summer.


February 14, 2011

Individuals who have higher blood-glucose levels and poorer control of those levels over time appear more likely to develop eye-related complications 10 years later, according to a report in the February issue of Archives of Ophthalmology published Monday.

February 14, 2011

French beauty company L'Oréal has announced the departure of Lindsay Owen-Jones, the company's longtime chairman.

January 25, 2011

Sanofi-Aventis and its U.S. consumer healthcare division Chattem on Tuesday afternoon announced the Food and Drug Administration has approved the Allegra (fexofenadine HCl) family of allergy medication products for over-the-counter use in adults and children 2 years of age and older.