June 21, 2012

Could cough-cold category managers be a victim of their own success? Could the reason that not nearly as many consumers came down with some sort of upper respiratory illness this past season be credited to a build-up in cough-cold prevention products?


June 4, 2012

All American Pet Co. has introduced a new line of 27% meat-first protein/energy bars just for dogs.

June 1, 2012

Full Motion Beverage on Wednesday announced the launch of Full Motion Sports, a wholly owned subsidiary that will focus on the development and sales of sports-related drinks and dietary supplements.

May 24, 2012

Activate has reformulated its full line of beverages to feature naturally enhanced flavors that include electrolytes and a blend of vitamins A, B5, B12, C and E, along with other functional ingredients.

May 22, 2012

FITT Highway Products on Tuesday announced the initial launch of its F.I.T.T. Energy products — three 2-oz. energy shots — through convenience stores in California and Nevada.

May 18, 2012

The National Advertising Division on Friday recommended Dreambrands modify or discontinue a wide range of advertising claims for “Add Lib,” a dietary supplement promoted to women for improved mood, energy and sexual desire.

May 18, 2012

Weis Markets on Thursday announced it has begun the construction of an environmentally innovative 65,000-sq.-ft. superstore in Fogelsville, Pa.

May 17, 2012

Coty has announced the May launch of its new Nautica Aqua Rush fragrance for men.

May 15, 2012

Fuse Science on Tuesday announced that it has picked up distribution for its EnerJel product — a topical energy product targeting fitness fanatics — to 200 south Florida pharmacies through a partnership with GAT Trading.

May 4, 2012

Eruption on Thursday launched its Eruption Effervescent Energy, an energy powder supplement that can be added to any beverage.

April 25, 2012

Axe has added an item to its shower product range.

April 24, 2012

Supermarket-pharmacy chain Hy-Vee is launching two initiatives designed to promote sustainability, in recognition of Earth Day.

April 20, 2012

Jamba is looking to expand the distribution and retail outlets of its all-natural energy drinks line beyond the Northeast market.

April 20, 2012

Walgreens is helping to promote Earth Day 2012 with the offer of a 20% discount on select beauty, personal care items and other grocery and household needs on Walgreens.com.

April 11, 2012

An energy product formulated with Sustamine, an ingredient created by Kyowa Hakko USA, has hit the market.

April 11, 2012

Walgreens on Tuesday evening elected Jan Babiak, a retired managing partner for Ernst & Young, to its board of directors.

April 3, 2012

A new line of organic energy sports chews has hit the market.

March 29, 2012

A commonly prescribed diabetes drug also may have the capability of protecting the heart, according to a Swedish study.

March 26, 2012

Beauty is “plugging in,” a trend that is set to drive innovation in the year ahead, according to recent research by Mintel Beauty and Personal Care.


March 23, 2012

Natrol on Thursday announced the launch of a new line of supplements that will ship later this year.

March 21, 2012

Coty has announced that the new Beyoncé Pulse Summer Edition fragrance, the new addition to the Beyoncé Parfums collection, will be on counters this spring.

March 21, 2012

Starbucks has made its global entry into the energy category with a new line of ready-to-drink beverages.

March 12, 2012

The new Revlon brand QuietPro hair dryer aims to deliver all the power of a leading hair dryer with half of the noise.

March 9, 2012

Hiball Energy said its line of reformulated sparkling energy waters and organic energy drinks now are packaged in cold-activated, lightweight 16-oz. aluminum cans developed by Ball.