November 21, 2012

More than a quarter of adults have discussed health information online, and almost a third have changed their behavior as a result, according to a new survey.

November 15, 2012

Men’s shaving/grooming and deodorants may continue to dominate the male grooming segment, but there’s no doubt that guys are increasingly taking greater notice of skin care products — a trend that is expected to gain greater momentum going forward.


November 13, 2012

A company that makes disposable flossers is giving away $40,000 in a contest to mark the 40 years the product has been available.

November 8, 2012

Church & Dwight will be initiating trial of its Trojan Vibrations personal massagers with a multi-city giveaway, the company announced Wednesday.

November 2, 2012

Olivia Garden is looking to help beauty mavens extend the life of their brush with its The Brush Cleaner and The Comb Cleaner.

October 19, 2012

Beiersdorf's Nivea is gearing up for New Year's Eve with the Kiss of the Year Contest— a contest via Facebook where fans can share their love story for an opportunity to experience that memorable New Year's Eve kiss in front of millions on the Nivea Kiss Stage in the heart of Times Square.

October 17, 2012

Swiffer has launched a "Man Up, Clean Up" campaign to encourage men to contribute more to household cleaning.

September 7, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Thursday announced it will serve as a promotional partner for the one-day scientific symposium "Vitamin D: Beyond Bone," presented by the New York Academy of Sciences, The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science and the Abbott Nutrition Health Institute.

July 13, 2012

Bellaboo, an Australian skin care brand for teens and tweens, has kicked off a national campaign, powered by retailer Ulta, that aims to discover new music talent and supports positive self-esteem among teens.

May 22, 2012

Shamrock Farms on Monday announced the launch of Rockin' Refuel Muscle Builder — a protein beverage made with real milk designed to be low in carbs and high in protein — through GNC locations.

April 11, 2012

An energy product formulated with Sustamine, an ingredient created by Kyowa Hakko USA, has hit the market.

April 4, 2012

More employers continue to start wellness programs, and the majority of organizations with programs currently in place are looking to invest and expand, according to the "2011 Willis Health and Productivity Survey" by Willis North America's Human Capital Practice released Tuesday.

March 5, 2012

Purdue Products on Monday kicked off the Colace Comfort Sweepstakes, a three-month national sweepstakes promotion in which anyone ages 18 years or older can enter to win an array of "comforting" prizes, such as Tempur-Pedic mattresses, Apple iPads, Kindle Fires and Keurig coffee makers.

February 29, 2012

Church & Dwight has bolstered its OxiClean brand to include a first-of-its-kind dishwashing booster.

February 15, 2012

The Coppertone Solar Research Center has announced the launch of two new product lines: Coppertone Sport Pro Series and Coppertone Wet ‘n Clear.

January 18, 2012

GNC announced that two U.S. Women's National Soccer Team players will serve as GNC LiveWell brand ambassadors.

December 5, 2011

Sam’s Club has been on a roll the past few years, and an emphasis on health-and-wellness categories has figured prominently into the warehouse club operator’s improved performance.


November 18, 2011

Almost 2-in-5 people plan to shop Cyber Monday — the Monday after Thanksgiving when online retailers historically offer steep discounts and special promotions — according to a Consumer Pulse study of more than 1,400 U.S. consumers conducted by Boston-based custom research firm Chadwick Martin Bailey and iModerate Research Technologies that was released Friday.

November 17, 2011

Despite continued economic uncertainty, more Americans are expected to choose family over finances, resulting in first significant increase in any holiday travel this year, AAA announced Thursday.

November 17, 2011

Safeway announced it is teaming up with Kraft Foods, customers, local food banks and broadcast partners to collect food donations at all Safeway stores now through Dec. 24, through the retailer's Help Us End Hunger (Every Bag Counts) food drive.

November 14, 2011

Colonial Life and Accident Insurance last week released its top five trends and predictions for health care in 2012 — three of which may have some direct impact on retail pharmacy.

October 28, 2011

Whole Foods is promoting Share Our Strength's hunger awareness campaign.

October 18, 2011

Unilever’s Dove brand is launching a nationwide effort to help girls build self-esteem by holding its second annual Dove Self-Esteem Weekend on Oct. 21 to 23, which brings together Girl Scouts of the USA, Girls Inc. and Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and encourages women to spend an hour on a self-esteem building activity.

October 11, 2011

Spartan Stores has announced that its Spartan brand packaging now will include front of packaging nutrition icons to help busy consumers make informed decisions when they shop. The new labels support the voluntary Facts Up Front nutrition labeling system designed by the Food Marketing Institute and the Grocery Manufacturing Association.