Dr. Miracle’s enters ethnic skin care
NEW YORK Ethnic hair care brand Dr. Miracle’s is entering the ethnic skin care market with the introduction of its My Goodbye Acne System.
The three-step preventive acne solution is the first of the brand’s SkinMeds Collection. Given that ethnic skin gets oilier and more acne-prone as it ages, the regimen is geared toward males and females age 13 to 45.
The regimen includes an Exfoliating Cleanser, Regenerating Toner and Tingling Repairing Lotion. The products will launch in August and will retail for $21.99.
Stop & Shop cuts prices on health and beauty
QUINCY, Mass. East Coast supermarket chain Stop & Shop has announced that it will lower prices on more than 5,000 products, the company announced Thursday.
Discounted health and beauty items will include shampoos and soaps, vitamins, cotton swabs, bandages, toothpaste and others. The reductions are part of Stop & Shop’s “Low Prices Every Day” campaign, which has also lowered prices on foods, baby-care products, paper goods and household supplies.
Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. employs more than 59,000 people, operating 378 stores throughout New England, as well as New York and New Jersey. It is owned by the Dutch company Ahold.
Cloyd to retire as P&G technology officer
CINCINNATI Procter & Gamble has announced the retirement of G. Gilbert Cloyd, chief technology officer.
Cloyd will retire effective Sept. 1, 2008, after more than 33 years of service. Until that time, effective June 1, Cloyd will be named officer on special assignment, reporting to A.G. Lafley, chairman and chief executive officer.
Effective June 1, Bruce Brown, current vice president of research and development of Global Hair Care and Global Hair Colorants, will be elected chief technology officer. Brown will report to Robert McDonald, chief operating officer.