April 25, 2012

Lornamead has announced the launch in April of its new Finesse Color Lock styling products, which offer a new advanced system to get longer-lasting color as part of a regular home styling routine.

April 25, 2012

Hershey is making its foray into lower-fat chocolate, the company announced during its first-quarter earnings call on Tuesday.

April 25, 2012

Total prestige beauty in China — which is those products sold mainly in department stores and Sephora stores in the top 10 cities in mainland China — rose 21% in 2011 compared with 2010, according to beauty market research by NPD.

April 25, 2012

Kantar Media revealed that digital coupon events across key websites experienced a boost during first quarter 2012.

April 25, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline said its offer to buy Human Genome Sciences was "full and fair" Wednesday after HGS turned it down last week, according to published reports.

April 25, 2012

A company that manufactures pharmacy dispensing machines has moved into a new headquarters.

April 25, 2012

Schick Intuition is seeking to make women's lives easier through a new program launched via the brand's Facebook page.

April 25, 2012

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries has launched a generic version of a drug used to treat psychiatric disorders, the company said.

April 25, 2012

Drug maker Upsher-Smith Labs will unveil updates to its educational website for healthcare providers who specialize in epilepsy at the American Academy of Neurology's annual meeting in New Orleans, the company said.

April 25, 2012

World Centric, which creates compostable products made from plants, not petroleum, has launched a line of compostable toothpastes and travel cases.

April 24, 2012

George Rathmann, Amgen's founding CEO, has passed away, the drug maker announced Monday.

April 24, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition and the Food Marketing Institute announced they are working together to remind pharmacists about their legal obligations when selling dietary supplements in a retail setting.

April 24, 2012

Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a generic version of an Eli Lilly drug used to treat psychiatric disorders, the company said Tuesday.

April 24, 2012

Mylan has launched a generic drug for treating psychiatric disorders, the company said Tuesday.

April 24, 2012

Watson Pharmaceuticals is buying Actavis Group for $5.9 billion, according to published reports.

April 23, 2012

Anglo-Swedish drug maker AstraZeneca will buy a San Diego-based biotech company for $1.26 billion, the two said Monday.

April 23, 2012

J. M. Smucker has promoted one of its corporate officers.

April 23, 2012

Procter & Gamble announced that its Olay brand is looking to recognize 1 million moms by Mother's Day through a new Facebook campaign.

April 23, 2012

The U.S. organic industry grew by nearly 10% to $31.5 billion in 2011, according to the Organic Trade Association's 2012 organic industry survey.

April 23, 2012

Par Pharmaceutical has bought rights to a generic drug for gastroesophageal reflux disease from Handa Pharmaceuticals, Par said.

April 23, 2012

Pfizer is selling its nutrition business to Nestle for $11.85 billion, Pfizer said Monday.

April 23, 2012

Sam's Club will host a supplier fair this week in Bentonville, Ark., through the company's supplier diversity program.

April 23, 2012

Suave Professionals has launched a new contest on its Spanish-language Facebook page with help from the brand's Keratin Infusion line.

April 23, 2012

Watson Pharmaceuticals announced the launch of an authorized generic version of a drug used to lower blood glucose in patients with Type 2 diabetes.