July 27, 2012

A survey released by Chase Slate with Blueprint revealed that more back-to-school shoppers are carefully managing their spending and borrowing by creating a budget and sticking to it.

July 26, 2012

Volume sales for U.S. consumer packaged goods have fallen since last year due to higher prices, less promotional support and soaring temperatures, according to Nielsen SVP consumer and shopper insights Todd Hale.

July 26, 2012

A study released Thursday found that low levels of vitamin D can mean a much greater risk of death among older adults.

July 26, 2012

SymphonyIRI has unveiled a new report that takes an up-close look at beauty pricing dynamics and how savvy marketers can take advantage of an opportunity to provide consumers with meaningful mid-tier product options.

July 25, 2012

Although women make up the majority of salon customers, a growing number of male-focused salons have men primed to increase their usage of these services, according to new Mintel research.

July 25, 2012

Once again, consumers are putting off back-to-school shopping until the last minute, but retailers can take solace in the fact that they intend to spend more this year, NPD reported.

July 25, 2012

Together with Procter & Gamble brands Crest and Oral-B, the Hispanic Dental Association Foundation gathered a roundtable of leading dental professionals, oral health researchers and policy-makers to discuss why U.S. Hispanics lag behind other Americans in many aspects of oral health.

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.