September 11, 2017

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo is a repository for innovation, and this year in San Diego did not disappoint. In this slideshow, DSN identifies some of the innovation that caught our attention.

September 11, 2017

Mars Petcare’s Greenies brand is letting dogs share their owners’ affinity for all things pumpkin spice with its new limited-edition variety. 

September 11, 2017

The Mack's Flightguard PR3 Design provides both in-flight air pressure relief and noise protection.

September 11, 2017

ModiFace is debuting a new way for hair color brands to let customers test out potential looks with the coming launch of Apple’s iOS 11. 

September 11, 2017

Amazon’s potential entry into the pharmacy business could drive incremental growth of the overall market for OTC medications, Ron Winowiecki, acting CFO Perrigo, recently shared at a Wells Fargo healthcare investors conference covered by MiBiz. “From a share standpoint, this could be an exciting opportunity for store brands to really build out the pie bigger,” he said. “We’re excited about this not dividing up the pie. There’s going to be some division, it’s not a question, but this is a mechanism that the pie can get bigger.” Reports in May suggested Amazon is exploring how to break into the health care and pharmacy business, MiBiz reported. (MiBiz)

September 11, 2017

Kåre Schultz Schultz has had a nearly 30-year career in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, including a long stint at Novo Nordisk, where he eventually became COO. 

September 11, 2017
The company is now listing fragrance-level ingredients for personal care products from brands that include Dove, Axe, Degree, Nexxus, Suave, TRESemmé and Vaseline.
 
September 8, 2017

Total U.S. retail sales of herbal supplements surpassed $7 billion for the first time, reaching a total of almost $7.5 billion in 2016.

September 8, 2017

Daniel Ramos brings more than 20 years of R&D experience to Coty, having started his career at Procter & Gamble, first in Venezuela, then in the United States and Japan over the course of 11 years. 

September 8, 2017
The store will be stocking Daelman’s stroopwafel's caramel jumbo duo offering in the snack aisle of roughly 13,600 stores, and the chocolate-caramel duo at the check out of 8,000 stores.
 
September 8, 2017

IRI Illness Tracking will be available in September 2017, prior to the beginning of flu season.

September 8, 2017

The company’s current COO of the U.S. business, George Zoghbi, will move into a strategic advisor role, the company said, shuffling two executives’ roles as a result. 

September 8, 2017

Like Kylie Jenner’s Kylie Cosmetics, Fenty Beauty has the benefit of its creator’s already large social media audience, with Rihanna pulling double duty as its main influencer. 

September 8, 2017

Quest Nutrition bars are the most popular online, with a marketshare of 25%.

September 8, 2017

The study evaluated the performance of GlucoTrack, a non-invasive glucose monitoring device, and found that 100% of the measurements were in the clinically acceptable zones.

September 7, 2017

The newly formed LifeStyles is already a global leader in the sexual wellness sector, possessing a broad product range including condoms, lubricants and other intimacy products.

September 7, 2017

The Beauty STORY installation explores beauty’s role as an outlet for self-expression by showcasing such Coty brands as CoverGirl, Sally Hansen, Rimmel and Clairol, and featuring experts that include Space NK founder Nicky Kinnaird, customized facial shop Heyday and tech partner Perfect, maker of the YouCam Makeup app.

September 6, 2017

The funds will be used to strengthen prevention efforts and better track opioid-related overdoses, CDC said.

September 6, 2017

CRN's Conference takes place Oct. 18–21 at The Ritz-Carlton in Marana, Ariz.

September 6, 2017

Sufferers may choose to hide the impact of a migraine at work since 41% report that their coworkers sometimes don't take their migraines seriously.

September 6, 2017

The database is the information source for the majority of HRG client projects and services.

September 6, 2017

Nielsen’s Clean Label Report found that consumers want clarity from their product labels about what they contain, and that products with specific product claims are seeing serious dollar growth.

September 6, 2017

The SmartLabel initiative will make it easier for Nature Made consumers to get the answers they need, Pharmavite noted.

September 6, 2017

Chocolate and cocoa manufacturer Barry Callebaut, which pioneered the method of making ruby chocolate from ruby cocoa beans, said that research from Haystack finds a consumer need for the new variety, with ruby chocolate expected to be introduced in various product categories.