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June 6, 2010

Restaurant-branded products are popular with consumers as people opt to prepare more meals at home....

June 6, 2010

While Big Pharma hurdles toward the edge of the patent cliff, some of the latest...

June 3, 2010

Bounty's Make a Clean Difference program made a stop at a Los Angeles elementary school,...

June 3, 2010

When Chia Pet maker Joseph Enterprises first introduced its Chia Obama, honoring the country’s 44th...

June 1, 2010

The Hain Celestial Group has announced that its Jason brand of natural personal care products...

May 31, 2010

Moving on behalf of community pharmacy advocates, the House of Representatives has passed a military...

May 25, 2010

Cosmetic Executive Women recognized the most innovative beauty products of the year at the 16th...

May 25, 2010

Tropicana Trop50 has teamed up with E! News host and fashion expert Giuliana Rancic to...

May 24, 2010

More than 10,000 children on four continents will bob, float and flutter-kick their way into...

May 23, 2010

The American Diabetes Association congratulated Bret Michaels on winning NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice" and raising...

May 23, 2010

Snapple is launching limited-edition beverages made as part of "The Celebrity Apprentice."...

May 19, 2010

Kimberly-Clark has introduced a limited-edition denim-inspired diaper for its Huggies brand....

May 19, 2010

A new online shopping site will offer household, beauty and grooming products from one of...

May 19, 2010

The combination of work stress and economic pressures appears to be playing a role in...

May 18, 2010

Estee Lauder has signed an agreement to acquire prestige cosmetics company Smashbox Beauty Cosmetics, a...

May 17, 2010

It wasn’t too long ago that SKU rationalization became commonplace, as many retailers attempted a course correction toward more profitable sets — establishing performance metrics that possibly favored bigger brands and their store-brand equivalents over slower-moving and slower-building brands. In other words, niche products. But now retailers are acknowledging they may have cut too much, opening a pathway of opportunity for many suppliers, especially those of promising niche brands. And, as the industry juggles the impact of a weak economy, ongoing consolidation and SKU rationalization, there’s no doubt that the role of the broker, or sales and marketing consultant, is changing and growing increasingly vital to niche brands and even retailers.

It wasn’t too long ago that SKU rationalization became commonplace, as many retailers attempted a course correction toward more profitable sets — establishing performance metrics that possibly favored bigger brands and their store-brand equivalents over slower-moving and slower-building brands. In other words, niche products. But now retailers are acknowledging they may have cut too much, opening a pathway of opportunity for many suppliers, especially those of promising niche brands.

May 16, 2010

A combination of patent expirations and rising levels of debt could put the drug industry’s...

May 16, 2010

Pringles is rolling out a tasty twist on multigrain snacks. New Pringles Multigrain is the...

May 16, 2010

Looking to benefit DKMS, the world’s largest bone marrow donor center, and promote its Complete...

May 16, 2010

The atmosphere this year at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Annual Meeting was...

May 5, 2010

With a solid team in place and the strong support of parent company Walgreens, Peter...

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. With a solid team in place and the strong support of parent company Walgreens, Peter Miller, Take Care Health Systems co-founder, president and CEO, once again is letting his entrepreneurial spirit fly and is preparing to embark on a new journey. Drug Store News has learned that Miller will be leaving Take Care Health Systems at the end of May to pursue a new entrepreneurial venture.

May 5, 2010

Vogue magazine recently sponsored CoverGirl makeovers at 14 Florida Walgreens stores, with professional makeup artists...

May 4, 2010

Following the launch announcement for Bounty's "Make a Clean Difference" program, the Procter & Gamble...

May 2, 2010

CoverGirl has announced that singer-songwriter Taylor Swift is its newest CoverGirl, representing a new line...

May 2, 2010

Tween girls are using more beauty products and represent an "opportunity," according to a new...