July 5, 2011

A survey for Vitamin Shoppe found that 60% of Americans currently take a vitamin or supplement. Of those who take vitamins, more than 70% of respondents said they feel more confident about their health when they are taking a vitamin. Multivitamins are the most popular supplements, with 75% of respondents taking a multivitamin regularly.

June 29, 2011

Bainbridge and Knight has entered the organic hair and beauty cosmetics realm.

June 20, 2011

A popcorn seasoning brand has launched its all-natural, ready-to-eat popcorn in four kosher varieties.

June 6, 2011

A new dairy-free milk product made from cold-pressed flax oil has made its debut.

June 2, 2011

Canadian retailer Shoppers Drug Mart has announced that it now is carrying the Boots No7 Protect & Perfect intense body serum exclusively in its stores for C$29.

June 2, 2011

A survey conducted on behalf of The Vitamin Shoppe and released Wednesday found that 60% of adults currently take a vitamin or supplement.

May 23, 2011


The wider availability of relaxants and perms — which largely are geared toward African-American hair — coupled with consumers seeking greater value due to a challenging economy has helped fuel sales of the niche segment.


April 25, 2011

SUPPLIER NEWS — Unilever is looking to help women “go sleeveless” with confidence with the launch of its new Dove Ultimate Go Sleeveless deodorant.


The new collection features a tri-moisturizing system and is designed to provide softer, smoother underarms in five days. The suggested retail price is $3.89 to $4.88.


April 25, 2011

NEW YORK — Oil demand worldwide hit record levels in 2010 and is expected to increase another 1.4% through 2011. That increase in demand coupled with the volatility within many oil-producing countries is what is fueling the speculation of ever-rising gas prices. Here are the countries to watch for in the news:

Libya

April 25, 2011

Wegmans hosts a bevy of natural solutions (e.g., gluten-free foods, supplements and homeopathic solutions) just outside its produce department, including this refrigerated unit replete with probiotics and flax-seed oil supplements. That places the mass-oriented grocer more in line with the kind of natural wellness position you would expect to find at a Whole Foods or other natural grocer. 


April 20, 2011

The first microwave popcorn made with olive oil has hit retail.

April 19, 2011

Vichy Labs has developed Capital Soleil, a new line of sun care products that will be sold at select CVS/pharmacy, Duane Reade and Walgreens locations.

April 19, 2011

Pharmacists have become a go-to source for information about dietary supplements and also offer recommendations to patients, according to a study conducted by the Council for Responsible Nutrition.

April 15, 2011

Women who long for smooth, manageable hair but don't want to spend their money on a pricey salon treatment now will have a new at-home option with the launch of KeratinPerfect at Sephora in May.

April 5, 2011

Nature’s Gate is expanding its portfolio in May to include the new Herbal Blend hand creams, the first hand products from the personal care brand and the latest additions to the Herbal Blend collection.

April 4, 2011

Unilever is looking to help women "go sleeveless" with confidence with the launch of its new Dove Ultimate Go Sleeveless deodorant.

April 1, 2011

Sundial has announced that Walgreens has become the exclusive national drug store retail partner for its SheaMoisture hair care line and will carry the products on shelf and online, beginning April 1.

March 30, 2011

A research study conducted earlier this year on two Nordic Naturals arctic cod liver oil products concluded that the effervescent formulation is absorbed more rapidly than gelatin soft gels, and suggested that the effervescent form is equally palatable, making it an acceptable alternative to the soft gel form.

March 29, 2011

Freeman Beauty has introduced its new Freeman Bare Foot Repair collection, a range of solution-oriented products specially created to meet the female shoe fanatic's needs.

March 25, 2011

Aloe Cadabra has gained retail distribution at H-E-B.

March 22, 2011

Nordic Naturals is boosting its offerings with the introduction of a new salmon oil supplement.

March 14, 2011

New Chapter last week introduced a slew of new products at the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, Calif., including three fish oil supplements and two multivitamins.

March 10, 2011

Lottabody has launched two new styling products that feature carrot oil and keratin.

March 10, 2011

Nature's Gate said it is rolling out a new and improved sun care collection.