May 20, 2015

A new vitamin player generated $1 million in its first two weeks on the shelf. And that's just at Target. 

May 20, 2015

The gummy sub-segment within overall vitamins is not only still growing substantially, the dollar volume of that alternative delivery format has reached nowhere near its ceiling of potential, at least not yet. Overall, sales of vitamins for the 52 weeks ended Dec. 28, 2014, were up 0.4% to $6.5 billion across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI.

May 20, 2015

The TABS Group is tracking a channel shift in VMS sales from online back to brick-and-mortar. 

May 5, 2015

Interush Media on Monday released the new iHealthScience formulation called Nerush, a protein supplement drink mix. 

May 1, 2015

NBTY and Vitamin Angels send much-needed nutritional supplements to victims of Nepal earthquake. 

April 23, 2015

Walgreens is telling its Vitamin Angels partnership through a series of YouTube videos. 

April 22, 2015

Walgreens last year extended its exclusive relationship with Vitamin Angels to help provide children and mothers in at-risk populations with essential vitamins and minerals, and in so doing continued to strike a chord with aspirational consumers.

March 24, 2015

A JAMA study found that while vitamin D supplementation helped maintain bone density, it did not decrease risk of fall in elderly women. 

 

March 24, 2015

New Zarbee's Naturals Target-exclusive line of natural baby vitamins and supplements for infants and toddlers to be featured in retailer's Made to Matter merchandising set. 

February 27, 2015

Walgreens and Vitamin Angels have generated enough funds to help more than 37.5 million children to date.

 

February 25, 2015

Pharmacists will play a key role in educating consumers on Rite Aid's new exclusive skin care line.

February 23, 2015

Vitamin supporting fertility health included in 52nd Annual Publicists Guild Awards swag bag last week. 

February 23, 2015

Study finds that vitamin D depletion linked more closely to diabetes than obesity. 

February 3, 2015

Iovate Health Sciences International on Monday introduced StrongGirl, a new line of supplements available exclusively at GNC and Lucky Vitamin Stores.

February 3, 2015

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in the cough-cold categories, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

January 27, 2015

A new study from the National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements, found a significant association in reducing death from cardiovascular disease among multivitamin users vs. non-users, when the supplements were taken for three or more years.

January 14, 2015

Americans are committing to taking vitamins in 2015, according to a new survey conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of the Council for Responsible Nutrition. 

January 13, 2015

A study published this month in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition concluded that body weight status is associated with inadequate intake of micronutrients.

 

January 12, 2015

Perrigo and Ferrara Candy Co. announced Monday that Perrigo's Nutritionals division has signed a supply agreement with Ferrara to manufacture store brand gummy vitamins and dietary supplements.

January 9, 2015

A new survey from Prevention and Centrum found that nearly half of those polled are concerned they may not be getting enough of one or more key nutrients.

January 8, 2015

The $2 billion-plus dietary supplement category is a big business and a major driver of traffic to retail pharmacy. To better understand this critically important customer, DSN partnered with Field Agent to conduct an exclusive study of how customers shop the vitamin category, why they buy, where they buy, when they buy, what they buy and what else they buy when they purchase supplements.

January 7, 2015

Pharmavite earlier this year launched a product that capitalizes on two current growth trends — immunity supplements and the gummy format. 

January 7, 2015

Shoppers of dietary supplements generally are the healthier customers who are in your stores fairly frequently to purchase their vitamins, minerals or supplements.

January 7, 2015

Dietary supplementation represents big dollars in terms of the amount of healthcare costs saved by improving health outcomes and avoiding disease state ramifications.