August 25, 2015

Mom and baby product maker UpSpring is showcasing two of its newest products here at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo.

August 20, 2015

Naturally sourced supplement company Mannatech on Wednesday introduced Manapol powder, an aloe vera gel extract, as a standalone product available only in the United States.

August 20, 2015

Sales of vitamins within U.S. multi-outlets were up 3.2% to $6.7 billion for the 52 weeks ended June 14 , according to IRI, with no signs of slowing down. Gummy vitamins continue to trend within the multivitamin space, overall sales of which were up 2% to $1.7 billion.

August 20, 2015

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

August 20, 2015

OTC buyers sniffing out the next big opportunity within VMS may need only go as far as their nose. Piping Rock Health Products, led by NBTY cofounder Scott Rudolph, is bringing aromatherapy to the mass market with its new Nature’s Truth brand.

August 20, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores will host a Vision 2026 platform at the Total Store Expo this month in Denver. Here, DSN previews a few of the companies that will be participating in Vision 2026 by offering their perspectives on the changes ahead in retail and health care in the years to come.

August 20, 2015

The online channel more and more is becoming a key channel of distribution for vitamin and dietary supplement brands. According to Clavis Insight’s latest category analysis, only 16% of all VMS sales in 2014 were sold online. But considering that 64% of all CPG sales are digitally influenced, it won’t be long before a greater portion of the $25 billion in annual VMS sales is conducted online.

August 19, 2015

Only 1 in 143 shoppers accounted for 80% of volume for the average new product studied.

August 18, 2015

Soutus has more than 25 years of public affairs and communications experience and was most recently SVP public affairs and communications for Coca-Cola in North America. 

August 18, 2015
The keynote speaker for The Workshop: CRN’s Day of Science is perhaps best known to the dietary supplement industry for his clinical trial research on the multivitamin and chronic disease.
August 18, 2015

When LG Sciences (Legal Gear) was established about a decade ago, the company committed to introducing new, effective and "Hardcore supplements backed by science." 

August 18, 2015

In a study, subjects taking Vitamin D reported approximately half the falls of those in the control group who were not taking the supplement.

August 17, 2015

Jamieson Vitamins’ new program and partnership, called Share the Health, will provide 500,000 children worldwide with the essential vitamins.

August 14, 2015

Smokers of 25 or more cigarettes per day reported 23 pounds of smoking cessation-attributable weight gain, researchers found. 

August 14, 2015

Having recently rebranded its entire line of digestive aids, digestive care supplement company Renew Life is celebrating 10 years of its Ultimate Flora line of probiotics.

August 13, 2015

ProPhase expects to launch into the VMS space by the end of the year or early in 2016. 

August 12, 2015

Duralactin brand products contain an exclusive ingredient called MicroLactin, which stops neutrophil migration during the inflammatory process, according to Veterinary Products Laboratories.

August 12, 2015

Among Videotel’s new signage solutions is one called Move that activates as many as 21 feet away by way of motion sensor. 

August 11, 2015

geniVida has been shown in a double blind placebo controlled randomized clinical study to help reduce both the number and duration of hot flashes in healthy menopausal women, Doctor's Best noted. 

August 11, 2015

Vitamin Whey is the next generation in whey protein shakes with a proprietary formula offering whey protein, branched chain amino acids as well as a comprehensive blend of vitamins and minerals.

August 10, 2015

FitLife Brands has launched a website in support of Metis Nutrition, a sports nutrition brand the company initially launched and sells exclusively through GNC. 

August 7, 2015

This past January, CRN released recommended guidelines for the dietary supplement industry urging manufacturers to include a daily serving of at least 150 mcg of iodine in all multivitamins. 

August 6, 2015

GMDC has played an integral role in front-end merchandising for almost five decades. 

August 5, 2015

Manufacturers Atrium, Aspen Group, Nutri-Pak of Wisconsin will have to get a special clearance from FDA before producing supplements again.