July 24, 2012

The professional skin care products market realized a 5.3% gain in 2011, according to a new report from Kline.

July 24, 2012

Significant product recalls and the ongoing recession have driven consumer behavior change in the OTC aisle, according to a new report published Tuesday by Kline.

July 24, 2012

An experimental drug under development by Pfizer and a unit of Johnson & Johnson does not appear effective in Alzheimer's disease patients who carry a certain genotype, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial announced by Pfizer on Tuesday.

July 23, 2012

Less than one-third of people take the basic steps necessary to preserve eye sight, according to a Bausch + Lomb global survey released last week.

July 23, 2012

Nearly all healthcare professionals are satisfied with Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy's services, according to results of a survey released Monday.

July 23, 2012

A drug made by Pfizer for treating pain disorders doesn't affect men's reproductive functions, according to a new post-approval clinical study.

July 23, 2012

Back-to-school shoppers plan on stretching their dollar and taking advantage of retailer incentives to save, PriceGrabber said.

July 23, 2012

Extended use of the oral DPP-4 inhibitor linagliptin to lower blood-glucose levels by Type 2 diabetes patients is effective, according to a new study.

July 20, 2012

A recent survey of more than 6,500 U.S. consumers found that Americans consult their social media applications before, during and after retail store visits.

July 20, 2012

Mobile shopping rose in the second quarter while social media sales fell, providing an indication of where U.S. retailers may invest in order to capture the attention and loyalty of the digital consumer, according to a new report from IBM.

July 19, 2012

Prepared foods and ready-to-eat foods are seeing major gains at retail, especially at supermarkets, according to a new Packaged Facts report.

July 18, 2012

Hispanics are more likely to consume certain nonalcoholic and alcoholic beverages when compared with any other ethnic group, according to new Mintel research.

July 18, 2012

Researchers argue there is compelling evidence that the recommended dietary allowance of vitamin C should be raised to 200 mg per day for adults, up from its current levels of 75 mg for women and 90 mg for men, in a recent report published in Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition.

July 17, 2012

Researchers at the University of Arkansas's business school are looking into the potential for criminals to exploit new retail technologies like mobile coupons and touchless payment, the university said Tuesday.

July 16, 2012

Simple demographic targeting does not weight advertising exposures toward households that have greater purchasing value, according to a study by Catalina Marketing released Monday.

July 16, 2012

Employees with such chronic diseases as asthma, diabetes and high blood pressure spend fewer days out of the office when they are adherent to their medications, according to new research conducted by CVS Caremark and Truven Health Analytics (previously the healthcare business of Thomson Reuters).

July 16, 2012

Changes in healthcare consumption, advances in technology and support from pharmacists are among seven new trends that could affect programs designed to improve medication adherence, according to a new study by McKesson.

July 13, 2012

Nearly 200 drugs for mental illnesses are under clinical development or under review by the Food and Drug Administration, the largest lobbying group for the drug industry said Thursday.

July 13, 2012

It seems that traditional grocery stores and established food brands may lose their position in the market due to a confluence of changing demographics, economic factors and customer preferences, according to new research from global investment bank Jefferies and global business advisory firm AlixPartners.

July 13, 2012

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with poor lung function in asthmatic children treated with inhaled corticosteroids, according to a new study from researchers in Boston released Friday.

July 11, 2012

Retail sales and foot traffic will see a boost in late summer as the back-to-school season looms, according to the latest ShopperTrak report.

July 11, 2012

Nearly two-thirds of consumers plan to spend up to $500 this back-to-school shopping season, PriceGrabber said Wednesday.

July 11, 2012

At 50 million strong in the United States today, millennials — defined as adults ages 18 years to 34 years — are demonstrating more volatility and showing less fiscal confidence than average shoppers, revealed a SymphonyIRI Group report released Wednesday.

July 10, 2012

Private label is continuing to hold its own as U.S. shoppers are reluctant to return to their old purchasing habits, according to a new Accenture study.