July 23, 2012

Nature’s Health Connection on Monday named New York Times best-selling author Robyn Benincasa as the spokeswoman for its topical pain reliever Australian Dream.

June 25, 2012

A campaign managed and funded by the Council for Responsible Nutrition Foundation has tapped an Academy Award-nominated actress and screenwriter to serve as its spokeswoman.

June 1, 2012

Ethnic beauty brand Luster Products has announced that actress Meagan Good has been signed as the newest celebrity face of Luster Products limited-edition Pink Smooth Touch new growth relaxer kits and spokeswoman for the Smooth Touch product line.

May 14, 2012

Rite Aid category manager Paul Margeson has resigned, a company spokeswoman said.

April 27, 2012

Tennis pro Serena Williams will serve as spokeswoman around the launch of Sleep Sheets, a natural sleep aid designed to support a natural sleep cycle, parent company PureBrands announced Friday.

April 12, 2012

Johnson's Baby on Thursday announced the launch of a new charitable platform: Johnson's Baby Cares.

April 9, 2012

Lily.B Skincare, a line of natural skin care products, has named Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Colbie Caillat as the brand's official spokeswoman.

March 14, 2012

Shares of Rite Aid crossed the $2 mark Wednesday afternoon following analyst speculation about the prospects of a takeover by Walgreens, according to published reports.

February 14, 2012

To celebrate its partnership with spokeswoman Kate Moss, Rimmel London announced that the supermodel has created five Lasting Finish lipsticks for the brand.

January 27, 2012

Lower-limb amputation is a very real risk for many of the 25.8 million Americans living with diabetes. Though this study may be encouraging, the job of reducing the incidence of diabetes — and in particular, educating people about the need to watch their diets, take their medications and take care of their bodies — remains far from complete, as other recent stories in the media have revealed.

January 25, 2012

Candy is a powerhouse category for the drug channel. Candy and gum represent more than 6% of center-store sales, according to the National Confectioners Association, and contribute $3 billion annually to the channel.

January 25, 2012

Sales of craft kits and art supplies “remain strong with a slight uptick,” according to Adrienne Appell, a spokeswoman for the Toy Industry Association.

January 12, 2012

Fembody Nutrition on Monday named Paula Abdul their national celebrity spokeswoman for its line of nutritional supplements formulated for women and sold exclusively through GNC.

December 15, 2011

Kaz on Thursday introduced its new Vicks behind ear thermometer (V980), which takes the guesswork out of measuring for fever.

November 8, 2011

Procter & Gamble’s Ivory soap brand announced on Monday that Emmy award-winner Melissa McCarthy will serve as the brand spokeswoman and host of its new online social community, the Soap Dish, where she will engage with women and dish about life’s simple truths.

October 25, 2011

Procter & Gamble once again is highlighting the benefits of many of its brands via the “Have You Tried This Yet?” program, a campaign that now is in its second year and is designed to highlight products for self, family and home.

October 4, 2011

Actress Thandie Newton has added a new role to her resume: spokeswoman.

September 22, 2011

It seems that Tylenol Cold & Flu Severe caplets are making their way back to store shelves, according to published reports.

September 15, 2011

Walgreens on Thursday morning argued for its motion to stay an Express Scripts suit filed against the Chicago-based pharmacy on Sept. 7, pending arbitration.

September 12, 2011

"Mad Men" costume designer Janie Bryant has been tapped as the latest spokeswoman for Downy Wrinkle Releaser.

September 12, 2011

Americans spend three to four hours a day in the kitchen, so housewares — particularly kitchenware — can be a key gift category for drug stores.

September 12, 2011

The back-to-school season brings a focus on single-serve snacks, and healthy snacks become a bigger part of the business every year.

September 12, 2011

Consumers still have a sweet tooth despite a sour economy. U.S. confectionery sales at food, drug and mass stores continue to grow at a pace of 4.2%, outpacing overall store sales, according to data from the National Confectioners Association.


August 24, 2011


Dispensing narcotics and other highly abused prescription drugs, pharmacies have always been potential targets for robbery and burglary. But a series of violent crimes over the past year and a half have thrown a spotlight on the dangers faced by pharmacy workers and customers, and have galvanized public opinion for tougher laws.