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October 27, 2010

Building upon its "Have You Tried This Yet?" campaign, Procter & Gamble will release its...

October 24, 2010

’Tis the season for battery multipacks. Battery-powered toys and electronic devices are on many holiday...

October 24, 2010

There is a pair of significant reasons sales of external analgesics, including heat and ice...

October 24, 2010

As this issue went to press, it sure had been a busy week here at Drug Store News. And that means it was a busy week for the industry, too.

As this issue went to press, it sure had been a busy week here at Drug Store News. And that means it was a busy week for the industry, too.

October 21, 2010

In response to a national survey, which found that many women often are disappointed...

NEW YORK In response to a national survey, which found that many women often are disappointed with their purchase of household products and desire more product innovation, Procter & Gamble has developed the multipronged “Have You Tried This Yet?” campaign as a way to highlight the manufacturer’s newer, more unique products. As part of the campaign, P&G opened to the public on Oct. 22 an interactive pop-up store in New York to drive awareness and product trials.

(Click here to view photos of P&G's New York pop-up store.)

October 19, 2010

Clinical skin care brand Kinerase, which has a long history of creating high-end skin care...

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. Clinical skin care brand Kinerase, which has a long history of creating high-end skin care products for both the physician and prestige channels, now has developed a new line for the mass market -- Dr. LeWinn by Kinerase.

Dr. LeWinn by Kinerase, a new hybrid of skin care products for consumers who need a more accessible price point, is comprised of 10 cleansers, moisturizers and daily treatments. The products will be available beginning February 2011 at select Walgreens and Walmart locations, and will retail for between $10 and $35.

October 18, 2010

American Diabetes Month will be celebrated this November, and the group leading the fight to...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. American Diabetes Month will be celebrated this November, and the group leading the fight to end the disease is encouraging others to join the movement.

 

Shortly after announcing that "Celebrity Apprentice" winner and Poison frontman Bret Michaels joined its "Stop Diabetes" movement, the American Diabetes Association has launched the "Share Your Vision to Stop Diabetes" video contest, and has asked Americans to:

October 17, 2010

The Skin Cancer Foundation held its annual Skin Sense Award Gala on Oct. 12, honoring...

October 12, 2010

Beauty shoppers love to hear what editors and beauty addicts have on their must-have list,...

NEW YORK Beauty shoppers love to hear what editors and beauty addicts have on their must-have list, so it is most fitting that Target has dedicated an endcap to a handful of award-winning products.

The endcap features a sampling of CoverGirl products for lips, eyes and face that have landed awards from Allure, Redbook, CEW and InStyle.

October 11, 2010

American Greetings is honoring a berry sweet character that turns 30 years old this month....

NEW YORK American Greetings is honoring a berry sweet character that turns 30 years old this month.

Strawberry Shortcake will be featured in an exclusive, limited-edition line of greeting cards. The launch coincides with the debut of Strawberry Shortcake's all-new animated television series "Strawberry Shortcake's Berry Bitty Adventures" on The Hub, a new TV network for kids and families.

 

October 10, 2010

In the 2008 movie “Sex in the City,” there’s a scene in which the character...

October 10, 2010

Procter & Gamble’s Olay has named singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood as its first-ever North American celebrity...

October 5, 2010

Rock star and winner of NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice," Bret Michaels, has joined the American Diabetes...

October 5, 2010

Recording artist and Broadway star Jordin Sparks is launching in October her first fragrance line,...

GLENWILLOW, Ohio Recording artist and Broadway star Jordin Sparks is launching in October her first fragrance line, which exclusively will be available at apparel retailer Dots through Nov. 5.

Apra International, which introduces up-and-coming celebrity fragrances, manufactured the fragrance called "Because of You." The fragrance is priced at $14.95 for 2.5 oz. of eau de parfum. Dots, which has more than 400 stores, will offer the fragrance at an introductory price of $9.50 through the month of October.

October 4, 2010

CandyCrate.com found that kids enjoy traditional candy for the trick-or-treating season, and also found that...

October 4, 2010

The city of Flint soon will give rise to a new job-generating industry in the...

September 29, 2010

A world's leading global music merchandising company and a global children's consumer products sourcing and...

NEW YORK A world's leading global music merchandising company and a global children's consumer products sourcing and supply chain management company will team up to create an exclusive line of collectible dolls, singing dolls, toys and plush based on pop star Justin Bieber.

 

The Bridge Direct's new Justin Bieber toy line will debut holiday 2010 with:

September 29, 2010

Drug Store News is presenting in November in New York its 12th annual Industry Issues...

September 28, 2010

The subject of specialty pharmacy reached a whole new level of nuance as a wide...

September 26, 2010

Winc Design is launching its Charlie Banana brand of environmentally friendly cloth diapers and baby...

Like a freighter in the Atlantic Ocean during hurricane season, anyone with a stake in the generic drug industry will encounter smooth and bumpy sailing alike over the next few years, according to a recent presentation by an industry expert.

September 26, 2010

Procter & Gamble has implemented a succession of sustainability efforts, and on Monday that commitment...

CINCINNATI Procter & Gamble has implemented a succession of sustainability efforts, and on Monday that commitment continued with the announcement of a new long-term sustainability vision and a set of 10-year goals.

September 26, 2010

Coke Zero’s Playbook of Possibilities will launch an online game to challenge fans to create...

September 26, 2010

The opportunity within foot care may be even more skewed toward the female shopper than...

The opportunity within foot care may be even more skewed toward the female shopper than in years past when insoles and devices designed with the woman in mind were first introduced.

The fact is, men and women are in search of satisfying different needs when considering a foot care product purchase. Men are more utilitarian, preferring high-function products that offer extra-cushioning, support and comfort. Women, meanwhile, shop for products that complement not only their feet and their shoes, but also their busy lifestyles, according to Implus Footcare research.

September 23, 2010

Drug store chains' foray into the consumer electronics game isn't sizing up, according to TWICE,...

September 21, 2010

Newt Gingrich, former House speaker and founder of the Center for Health Transformation, unveiled a...

WASHINGTON Newt Gingrich, former House speaker and founder of the Center for Health Transformation, unveiled a new website on Wednesday -- HealthReformReport.com -- dedicated to providing “real facts, trusted analysis” with news about how the new federal healthcare law impacts individuals, doctors, businesses, hospitals, insurers and others.