May 15, 2014

Hyland’s has developed a virtual clinic in how to target the new mom niche with meaningful messaging that results in a Hyland’s Baby product being placed in the nursery.

March 11, 2014

Navarro Discount Pharmacy is celebrating the two-year anniversary of its private-label brand Vida Mia, which targets Hispanics across a variety of categories with bilingual product packaging and ingredients in English and Spanish.

February 21, 2014

Not Your Mother’s hair care is starting off the year with a bang as it adds more than 10,000 new U.S. retail locations and nearly doubles its SKU count for 2014.

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.

October 11, 2013

It's been the week of the dollar store. Dollar General opened store No. 11,000 last week, and Family Dollar continues to reinvent its brand relevance with the consumer as the company posted monster gains for its fiscal fourth quarter and the year, driven by store experimentation, remodels and the introduction 1,000 SKUs, including many health and beauty items.

April 21, 2013

Earlier this year Olay's new Fresh Effects skin care line hit retail shelves — but in an unprecedented way for the beauty brand.

October 5, 2012

AccuDial Pharmaceutical earlier this year introduced five SKUs across its Children’s AccuDial Acetaminophen Oral Suspension, featuring one of the only weight-based dosing acetaminophen products with an interactive, rotating label.

August 20, 2012

UrgentRx will be adding an allergy relief product to its portfolio of on-the-go OTC solutions in October, the company recently announced.

February 17, 2012

DRS Health introduced a line of supplements with their doctors on the box, testament to the fact that almost 80% of all doctors recommend the use of supplements.

January 27, 2012

Meda Consumer Healthcare last week featured three revitalized Feosol SKUs, which are set to launch at retail in May, at the ECRM Vitamin, Diet & Sports Nutrition EPPS conference.

January 25, 2012

Help Remedies last week launched a new product targeted toward those suffering from chest congestion.

January 25, 2012

Hitting select Walmart locations is the new Piggy Paint nail polish for little girls.

November 23, 2011

Hair care brand Not Your Mother’s has announced that it is adding more than 7,500 new retail outlets to its distribution in January.

November 10, 2011

Kimberly-Clark on Wednesday recalled a limited number of a Kotex product distributed to specific stores in the United States.

October 24, 2011

A provider of competitive market intelligence and insights has introduced a report that is designed to provide manufacturers and retailers instant access to U.S. retail prices of more than 12,000 SKUs in the health, beauty and wellness industry.

September 12, 2011

GeoGirl, a new line of color cosmetics and skin care designed by Pacific World for “Generation Z,” has announced that Drugstore.com now will carry its complete line.

August 31, 2011

Alacer last week launched Emergen-C Kidz, a new vitamin drink mix specially formulated for children.

August 5, 2011

Carex Health Brands on Thursday announced the launch of the Ultra Grabber, a mobility device that provides wrist support and enables users to reach up to 32 in. to retrieve items in high areas, on the floor or within common reach that could otherwise present a challenge for individuals.

May 23, 2011

Success is often one of the biggest blind spots a company can have, because you’re so busy doing well you don’t have the time to assess what it is you’re doing.

May 12, 2011

Infusium 23 hair care, which is available in more than 20,000 retail stores across the United States and Canada, has joined K Public Relations' portfolio of Idelle/Helen of Troy brands.

February 1, 2011

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Vic Curtis has come a long way since he began working for Costco Wholesale in 1991 as a pharmacy manager. 


Recently, he was promoted to SVP pharmacy and has seen action in prescription and OTC merchandising, pharmacy operations, mail-order and Internet-based pharmacy, and pharmacy benefit management services, as part of Costco’s team led by Charlie Burnett, the “dean” of Costco’s pharmacy/health and beauty business.

February 1, 2011

DEERFIELD, Ill. — A veteran of Walmart and Tesco, Walgreens VP merchandising Bryan Pugh brought a more analytical and customer-targeted approach to front-end merchandising. His oft-stated mission: to oversee, in coordination with the company’s Customer Centric Retailing initiative and other renewal efforts, a more cost-effective and more compelling merchandising strategy.


January 24, 2011

Biotab Nutraceuticals last week showcased an Extenze line extension — an energy-shot delivery format — at the ECRM Vitamin, Diet and Sports Nutrition conference here.

September 20, 2010

Mizco International has inked an exclusive deal with Curve Distribution Services to sell its iEssentials...