December 21, 2011

Inter Parfums has announced that its Paris-based subsidiary, Interparfums SA — the prestige fragrance company and exclusive worldwide licensee for Burberry fragrance products — and its licensor, global luxury company Burberry Group, are in discussions regarding the establishment of a new operating structure for the Burberry fragrance and beauty business.

December 14, 2011

A new survey by Angus Reid Public Opinion revealed a number of similarities and differences between the holiday shopping habits of people in North America and the United Kingdom.

November 15, 2011

Fresh & Easy's chief marketing officer reportedly has left the retailer, according to published reports.

November 9, 2011

Coty has announced that Bart Becht, former Reckitt Benckiser CEO, has joined its board as nonexecutive chairman.

November 7, 2011

A supermarket chain in the United Kingdom has launched a new initiative that will enlist 10 families with the same surname, according to published reports.

November 4, 2011

Unilever has agreed to acquire Russian beauty company Concern Kalina, which significantly will strengthen its foothold in skin care and hair care in Russia.

November 1, 2011

Scottish Spirits is introducing scotch in a 100% recyclable aluminum can.

October 21, 2011

A state pharmacy association here weighed in on the Walgreens and Express Scripts dispute in an editorial published online late Thursday by the Herald Times Reporter.

October 14, 2011

Two classes of drugs for treating Type 2 diabetes will experience the biggest growth in market share of all classes of drugs for the condition, according to a new study by Decision Resources.

October 7, 2011

Reckitt Benckiser has achieved 75% of its target goal for the company's Carbon 20 program, RB said in its sustainability report.

September 19, 2011

U.K.-based weight-loss program Nutracheck has introduced its Calorie Counter application for the iPhone, designed to scan bar codes of more than 10,000 products in the U.K. food database.

September 14, 2011

I Love... Cosmetics, a U.K.-based company that made waves at this year’s NACDS Marketplace with its collection of mouth-watering “I Love…” products for bath and body, officially has announced its foray into the U.S. market.

September 12, 2011

United Kingdom-based organic kids’ brand Ella’s Kitchen is rolling out a number of products that were launched exclusively in Target in July.

September 12, 2011

Brynwood Partners VI announced that High Ridge Brands, its portfolio company and owner of the North American Zest personal cleansing franchise, signed a purchase agreement with Unilever to acquire the Alberto VO5 brand and marketing rights in the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as the rights to the Rave brand and marketing rights worldwide.

August 26, 2011

Half of U.S. adults will be obese by 2030, according to a new study published in The Lancet.

August 19, 2011

Tesco's U.S. subsidiary Fresh & Easy said it's looking to fill more than 100 employee positions, including positions for four new California stores, the company announced Thursday.

August 5, 2011

Church & Dwight will be placing some significant heft behind its Trojan brand in the coming year with the launch of a line of full-sized personal massagers under the Trojan brand.

August 4, 2011

Rumors are swirling that Tesco's U.S. division, Fresh & Easy, has signed on to open smaller-format stores.

July 26, 2011

Second-quarter net revenue increased to 2.34 billion pounds ($3.83 billion) for Reckitt Benckiser, the company announced in an earnings statement Monday.

July 25, 2011

Lansinoh Labs has announced the acquisition of the Earth Friendly Baby brand of natural shampoos, bubble bath and skin care products.

July 20, 2011

A new study published in the July 19 online edition of BMJ found that heart disease patients that opt out of taking low-dose aspirin daily put themselves at a higher risk for heart attack.

July 19, 2011

British retailer Tesco will launch its loyalty card program in the United States, according to published reports.

July 13, 2011

Helix BioMedix, a developer of bioactive peptides, has announced that three new anti-blemish products developed by the company have been launched by Sk:n, a U.K. skin health clinic.

June 22, 2011

Axium Healthcare Pharmacy was named the recipient of a 2011 SMART Award in the healthcare and life sciences category by the Association for Corporate Growth's Orlando chapter, the specialty pharmacy provider announced last week.