May 15, 2012

Just days after Coty upped its proposal for Avon, the former has decided to withdraw its offer, citing Avon’s “delay and unwillingness to engage in discussions.”

May 15, 2012

Fuse Science on Tuesday announced that it has picked up distribution for its EnerJel product — a topical energy product targeting fitness fanatics — to 200 south Florida pharmacies through a partnership with GAT Trading.

May 15, 2012

The Global Market Development Center will host its 42nd annual General Merchandise Conference in approximately three weeks in Orlando, Fla., the association announced Monday.

May 15, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline is acquiring the remainder of a privately owned research and development company, GSK said Tuesday.

May 15, 2012

J. M. Smucker, has decreased the list price for many of its packaged coffee products due to sustained declines in green coffee costs.

May 15, 2012

Majestic Drug, a manufacturer of niche oral care and personal care products, has named David Fishman as VP.


May 15, 2012

A former football coach is joining an effort to educate men about the risks of a deadly form of skin cancer.

May 15, 2012

Mountain Dew has partnered with Warner Bros.' "The Dark Knight Rises," which will hit theaters this summer.

May 15, 2012

A weight management products and services provider is bringing its items to retail.

May 15, 2012

Net revenues for Teva rose more than 24% for the first quarter ended March 31, thanks to new drug launches and the company's acquisition of drug maker Cephalon.

May 15, 2012

First-quarter consolidated sales for generic drug maker Ranbaxy Labs totaled $736 million, the company reported last week.

May 15, 2012

Cardinal Health has acquired regional wholesaler Dik Drug for an undisclosed price, according to published reports.

May 15, 2012

Coca-Cola reportedly is gearing up to roll out mid-calorie beverages in select markets.

May 15, 2012

Pfizer apparently is relenting on its attempt to drive sales of its top cholesterol drug as several new generic versions look set to enter the market, according to published reports.

May 15, 2012

Summer Soles on Monday announced the launch of five additions to its collection of Softness of Suede insoles that help women keep their feet feeling dry and comfortable during the summer months.

May 14, 2012

3M on Monday announced the fourth annual Nexcare give program, a nationwide initiative that in partnership with the American Red Cross helps raise awareness around the need for blood donations.

May 14, 2012

Amstel Light has launched its latest advertising campaign that encourages consumers to consider and appreciate the intricacies of their everyday lives.

May 14, 2012

Beiersdorf’s Aquaphor brand is the new title sponsor of the New York City Triathlon.

May 14, 2012

Avon Products on Sunday advised Coty that its board of directors, in conjunction with management and the company's financial and legal advisers, is considering Coty’s sweetened bid.

May 14, 2012

Boiron on Monday named Janick Boudazin as president and CEO.

May 14, 2012

The CRN Foundation’s “Life…supplemented” consumer wellness campaign on Monday launched its new blog, "the Supplemental," which will provide consumers with fun, fresh, new perspectives to educate and inform consumers on combining healthy diet, supplements and exercise to optimize one’s health and well-being.

May 14, 2012

Manufacturers of sunscreen now will have six additional months to meet the new labeling and testing requirements as imposed by the Food and Drug Administration, according to an announcement from the Federal Register.

May 14, 2012

A Food and Drug Administration expert panel has recommended approval of a drug made by Gilead Sciences for treating HIV, the drug maker said Friday.

May 14, 2012

FRS last week launched two ready-to-drink health-and-wellness beverages: Healthy Slim to support weight loss and Healthy Defense for immune system support.