April 18, 2017

A recent survey conducted by ECRM found good alignment between retailers and suppliers, but the findings also suggest that there is room for the relationship to improve. Read ECRM’s SVP retail Wayne Bennett’s takeaways from the survey.

April 18, 2017

Data from the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation found that 11 companies spent more than $30 million on community-based health-and-wellness programs in 2016 promoting 38 programs that reached 11.2 million Americans.

April 18, 2017

Before joining Revlon, Christopher Peterson was president global brands at Ralph Lauren, having joined the company in 2012 as SVP and CFO,

April 18, 2017

The recall includes all products that retailers may have had in stock since Standard Homeopathic stopped making and shipping the medicines nationwide in October 2016.

April 17, 2017

Crossmark Canada hires 28-year food and beverage retail veteran to oversee customer development in Canada.

April 17, 2017

The skin care/facial category saw a 2% growth in sales for the last 12 months compared with the previous year, driven by the cleansers segment, which was up 9% in the food and drug channels.

April 17, 2017

The Four Loko Shots line is launching with three varieties — green apple-flavored Green Tornado, lemon drop-flavored Screw Ball and cinnamon apple flavored Dragon’s Breath.

April 17, 2017

Karen Wiernik was promoted to director of brand marketing for CytoSport in 2014 and assumed her current role as senior director of innovation and business development in 2016.

April 17, 2017

 In addition to her modeling and acting roles, Delevigne has more than 36 million social media followers.

April 17, 2017

Snyder’s-Lance interim CEO Brian Driscoll has been in the food industry for more than 35 years, leading Diamond Foods until it was acquired by Snyder’s-Lance in 2016.

April 17, 2017

More than half of parents say seasonal allergies affect their kids, with some unsure how to choose the right medicine and 1-in-7 giving allergy medicine labeled for adults.

April 14, 2017

Several categories are heating things up in the beauty aisles, especially Korean beauty.

April 14, 2017

The Sonic Foundation Brush can generate more than 18,000 micro-blends per minute, which the company says can help create an airbrushed, full-coverage look. 

April 14, 2017

According to SPINS data for the week ended March 19, the line of Dr. Formulated probiotics is the fastest-growing line in the natural channel.

April 14, 2017

There is no question that one of the top nonprescription categories contributing to both sales and foot traffic right now is allergy. Sales of nasal sprays — the category that captures all of the latest nasal corticosteroid Rx-to-OTC switches — are up 10.2%.

April 14, 2017

Omission Brewing, whose beers are crafted to remove gluten, has announced the national availability of its latest variety. 

April 14, 2017
Snapchat’s Snap to Store product is a geofilter that retailers can sponsor. 
April 13, 2017

CNBC on Wednesday reported that Apple has hired a small team of engineers as part of a "secret" initiative to develop the next generation of diabetes management devices. "The initiative is far enough along that Apple has been conducting feasibility trials at clinical sites across the Bay Area and has hired consultants to help it figure out the regulatory pathways," CNBC reported, citing sources familiar with the effort. "Apple isn't the only technology company eyeing opportunities in the space, [however]. Verily, Google's life sciences team, is currently working on a 'smart' contact lens to measure blood sugar via the eye, and it partnered up with DexCom in 2015." (CNBC)

April 13, 2017

With a new partnership to promote its latest line of lipsticks, Estée Lauder is offering virtual makeup try-on to online and in-store shoppers. Such retailers as Sephora also are looking to capitalize on the trend.

April 13, 2017

The company said the Bartender Series is aimed at delivering the taste and experience of a mixed drink in the ready-to-drink category.

April 13, 2017

GlucoMe's new EVP, GM previously served as divisional VP at Abbott Labs, where he was responsible for all diabetes products and strategy direction.

April 13, 2017

Stunt double for the likes of Beyoncé, Whoopi Goldberg and Halle Berry is the show stopper in latest No7 advert.

April 13, 2017

The Good Housekeeping Institute's independent evaluation found that Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Cream performed better and was preferred by more consumers than more pricey brands. 

April 13, 2017

Reckitt Benckiser’s Lysol brand is bringing a new element to the laundry process with the introduction of Lysol Laundry Sanitizer.