December 11, 2014

The introduction of Chattem’s Nasacort 24HR in February was the big deal this year in the allergy space.

December 2, 2014

Teva Pharmaceuticals on Monday announced the introduction and availability of Buprenorphine Hydrochloride and Naloxone Hydrochloride Dihydrate Sublingual Tablets, CIII.

October 29, 2014

Consumers want to know: do disinfectant products like Reckitt Benckiser's Lysol or Clorox protect against the Ebola virus?

October 7, 2014

Coty and Chanel announced that Coty has submitted a binding offer to acquire the Bourjois cosmetics brand from Chanel for 15 million Class A Coty shares. Chanel has agreed to enter into exclusive negotiations.

September 29, 2014

Coty announced on Monday that CEO Michele Scannavini has stepped down from his role at the company and resigned from Coty's board for personal reasons.

September 26, 2014

Coty announced on Friday that recording artist and actress Demi Lovato is joining N.Y.C. New York Color as its first-ever global brand ambassador.

September 15, 2014

The Female Health Co. on Monday announced that Martin Tayler will join the company's management team as EVP global operations. 

September 2, 2014

Beauty company Coty Inc. had a “challenging year” in fiscal 2014 as net revenues declined because of pressure on its nail business and fierce competition from rivals. However, the company is starting to see the first sign of a turnaround in its nail business thanks to the new Sally Hansen Miracle Gel.

August 20, 2014

Reckitt Benckiser recently extended its Mucinex brand into the allergy set with the appropriately named Mucinex Allergy.

August 20, 2014

Reckitt Benckiser this season extended its line of popular Mucinex Fast-Max products, which provide multi-symptom relief, to include a product for nighttime cold-and-flu relief in both liquid and tablet form, taking on Procter & Gamble’s NyQuil franchise.

August 19, 2014

"The consumer healthcare market has experienced a steady stream of mergers and acquisitions in recent years. Some of this has created small ripples — like pebbles being gently tossed into still waters. Then there are the mega-mergers that have had a tsunami-like effect," writes Dave Wendland, Hamacher Resource Group VP, in his latest blog entry.

July 28, 2014

Reckitt Benckiser announced the company will be looking to spin off its pharma business in the next 12 months. 

 

July 10, 2014

Overall, the intimacy health category generated more than $870 million in sales, trending up in the low single-digits. Sales of condoms, the largest piece of the business, totaled $380.7 million across total U.S. multi-outlets for the 52 weeks ended April 20, and was down slightly by 1.8%. The growth is coming out of the personal lubricant ($213.4 million, up 2.9%) and emergency contraceptive ($253.2 million, up 12.3%) sectors.

July 7, 2014

DSN recently talked Coty’s chief scientific officer Ralph Macchio about the company's new, state-of-the-art research and development facility in Morris Plains, N.J., for testing new products in nail, skin and hair.

May 15, 2014

The VMS and diet aid/sports nutrition markets together command $11.9 billion in total retail sales, excluding specialty channels, and is growing at a steady clip.

May 14, 2014

Coty announced on Wednesday that its third-quarter net revenues returned to growth, with increases in fragrances and skin and body care during the quarter.

May 13, 2014

Nielsen last week named the U.S. Breakthrough Innovation Winners for 2014, recognizing products introduced in 2012 that have "met the standards for distinctiveness, relevance and endurance."

May 7, 2014

Woolite, a brand from Reckitt Benckiser, announced the launch of Woolite Everyday with Fiber-Flex technology. The new detergent formula helps protect clothes from fading and maintains the shape of the fabric and the fiber elasticity, the company said.

May 2, 2014

Bayer is negotiating for Merck's consumer health business in a deal worth $14 billion, according to a Bloomberg report published Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

April 21, 2014

The 2013-2014 cough-cold season has been characterized as a moderate season with $7.5 billion in sales across total U.S. multi-outlet channels for the 52 weeks ended Jan. 26, according to IRI.

April 17, 2014

Reckitt Benckiser is seeking new creative behind its Mucinex brand, according to a report published in Ad Age Thursday.

April 14, 2014

Air Wick's partnership with the National Park Foundation continues with the return of the limited-edition spring collection, which celebrates the nation's parks.

March 20, 2014

Members of the board of directors of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Wednesday were elected at the association’s Annual Executive Conference at Amelia Island, Fla.