October 19, 2011

Retailers can find myriad ways to reduce their carbon footprints, but one way has become a common feature: the drive-through lane.

October 19, 2011

Dark spots, skin colorations and uneven skin tone can be among the most difficult skin problems to treat, and now women have a new solution with the Garnier Skin Renew Clinical Dark Spot Corrector.


October 19, 2011

Coty’s Rimmel London brand is gearing up for spring with an array of new makeup for eyes and face.

October 19, 2011

The Medicines Co. and generic drug maker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries have reached a settlement that will allow Teva to start selling a generic version of one of MDCO’s drugs by the end of the decade.

October 19, 2011

FyrFlyz could be the next big kid craze. The new spinning toy on a string from i-Star Entertainment has earned a spot on a number of “Hot Toy” lists, including the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio and Dr. Toy Top Ten Toys lists.


October 19, 2011

The market for sports nutrition looks good. All categories grouped by Drug Store News in this space — nutrition and energy bars, energy shots and ready-to-drink protein shakes — currently are trending up significantly.

October 19, 2011

Summer Infant has named David Hemendinger as its new COO.

October 19, 2011

Many of this country's 80 million baby boomers who take medications for such conditions as pain, high cholesterol, hypertension and even depression are not aware that some of those medications could lead them to seek relief from occasional constipation.

October 19, 2011

Takeda Pharmaceuticals has started a late-stage clinical trial program for a drug to treat Type 2 diabetes, the drug maker said.

October 19, 2011

The cosmetics segment has been on the upswing, and the momentum is likely to continue within the mass market as beauty mavens get increasingly thrifty and do their research when it comes to purchasing makeup.


October 18, 2011

Generic drug maker Actavis is donating 2 million euros worth of medicines to Libya, the company said.

October 18, 2011

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Tuesday appointed Carl Hyland as director of membership development.

October 18, 2011

Unilever’s Dove brand is launching a nationwide effort to help girls build self-esteem by holding its second annual Dove Self-Esteem Weekend on Oct. 21 to 23, which brings together Girl Scouts of the USA, Girls Inc. and Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and encourages women to spend an hour on a self-esteem building activity.

October 18, 2011

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association on Tuesday named six new members to its board of directors.

October 18, 2011

Johnson & Johnson Tuesday morning pledged significant support behind the relaunch of several McNeil Consumer products into the marketplace in 2012, and feels confident impacted brands — Tylenol and Motrin, among others — will be able to recapture market share, despite significant private-label erosion.

October 18, 2011

Par Pharmaceutical Cos. has acquired the rights to three generic drugs from another company.

October 18, 2011

Prasco Labs announced it will serve as the exclusive U.S. distributor and pharmaceutical services provider for a line of branded prescription drugs.

October 18, 2011

In a four- to 12-week period, power brushes with oscillating-rotating technology, pioneered by Oral-B, reduce plaque and gingivitis more than power brushes that move laterally from side-to-side, known as sonic, according to the Cochrane Collaboration, an independent healthcare research group.

October 18, 2011

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has completed its acquisition of another drug maker, following clearance from the Federal Trade Commission.

October 18, 2011

Watson Pharmaceuticals is looking to market a generic version of a postmenopausal osteoporosis treatment.

October 17, 2011

ConAgra Foods announced that "Top Chef" contestant Ryan Scott has earned a title whereby he will promote an exclusive line of Healthy Choice items.

October 17, 2011

Archimedes Pharma has launched a new drug for breakthrough cancer pain, the drug maker said Monday.

October 17, 2011

Emerald has added "fun packs" to its lineup of Breakfast on the go! nut and granola mixes.

October 17, 2011

Kellogg recently was recognized for the strength of its company, its brands and corporate responsibility efforts.