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April 17, 2014

Garnier Haircolor has named actress and former model Blanca Soto as its newest spokeswoman.

NEW YORK — Garnier Haircolor has named actress and former model Blanca Soto as its newest  spokeswoman.

December 12, 2013

Following reports in the media in Mexico and Chile of discussions between Alliance Boots and Grupo Casa Saba and its shareholders, Alliance Boots confirmed that it has stopped all discussions.

ZUG, Switzerland — Following reports in the media in Mexico and Chile of discussions between Alliance Boots and Grupo Casa Saba and its shareholders, Alliance Boots on Wednesday confirmed that it has stopped all discussions with Casa Saba and its shareholders in connection with an investment in Casa Saba or a purchase of certain of Casa Saba’s assets. 

Alliance Boots' decision not to invest has been based on its inability to determine the current financial situation of Casa Saba, the company reported. 

September 25, 2013

Looking into a company masquerading adulterated pharmaceuticals as miracle dietary supplements branded Reumofan, USA Today investigative journalists traveled as far as Mexico to find those responsible.

GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Looking into a company masquerading adulterated pharmaceuticals as miracle dietary supplements branded Reumofan, USA Today investigative journalists traveled as far as Mexico to find those responsible. 

What they found were fake addresses, misleading ingredient lists and no trace of the parent company. 

September 16, 2013

Food Network host Marcela Valladolid has teamed up with Safeway to create the Marcela Valladolid brand, the grocer announced Monday.

PLEASANTON, Calif. — Food Network host Marcela Valladolid has teamed up with Safeway to create the Marcela Valladolid brand, the grocer announced Monday. The new Safeway-exclusive Marcela Valladolid brand offers an assortment of quality and flavorful food products that make it easy for shoppers to bring home a taste of Mexico.

September 11, 2013

Nearly all doctors say that the sharp growth in Type 2 diabetes around the world and the obesity epidemic are linked to excess sugar consumption, according to a new report by the Credit Suisse Research Institute.

NEW YORK — Nearly all doctors say that the sharp growth in Type 2 diabetes around the world and the obesity epidemic are linked to excess sugar consumption, according to a new report by the Credit Suisse Research Institute.

The institute, part of the global investment bank, released the report Wednesday titled "Sugar: Consumption at a Crossroads," which explores the medical, economic, consumer, corporate and public policy elements of global sugar consumption and what it means for investors.

July 24, 2013

Cosmoprof North America 2013 proved to be a record year for the beauty show both in terms of the largest number of attendees and the largest number of participating exhibitors.

LAS VEGAS — Cosmoprof North America 2013 proved to be a record year for the beauty show both in terms of the largest number of attendees and the largest number of participating exhibitors.

July 10, 2013

The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization released its annual "The State of Food and Agriculture Report" recently, finding that the adult obesity rate in Mexico was 32.8%, compared with 31.8% in the United States.

NEW YORK — One admittedly unhealthy way to feel better about a bad situation is to remind oneself that someone, somewhere has it worse. The latest news on obesity might serve such a purpose for Americans, according to a new report.

May 22, 2013

Rayito De Sol, a sun care brand in Latin America, is now available in the United States and can be found at Ulta Beauty Stores.

MIAMI — Rayito De Sol, a sun care brand in Latin America, is now available in the United States and can be found at Ulta Beauty Stores.


Rolling out globally, Rayito De Sol is currently sold in 15 countries, including Argentina, Mexico, Venezuela, Ecuador and Paraguay, with more to come. Based in Argentina, this family-owned business has been operating for more than 90 years.

April 17, 2013

Costco and IRI announced Wednesday that they will change a program that the club retailer describes as a single, global solution for category, point-of-sale and supply chain tracking, as well as extend the program to Mexico.

CHICAGO — Costco and IRI announced Wednesday that they will change a program that the club retailer describes as a single, global solution for category, point-of-sale and supply chain tracking, as well as extend the program to Mexico.

December 14, 2012

French beauty company L’Oréal has announced the opening of what it said is the largest hair color production plant in the world in terms of production capacity.

SAN LUIS POTOSÍ — French beauty company L’Oréal has announced the opening of what it said is the largest hair color production plant in the world in terms of production capacity.

With an investment totaling $100 million, this new factory will double the production capacity in Mexico, and will supply both Latin America and North America.

September 5, 2012

Heineken USA has launched its Tecate Michelada beverage in the United States.

NEW YORK — Heineken USA has launched its Tecate Michelada beverage in the United States.

Tecate Michelada follows the same traditional brewing process of Tecate to the master brewer's exact specifications, the company said. The beer then is carefully blended with the taste of lime, spices and a hint of chili pepper to create a bold flavored beer mix with a deep golden color. Tecate Michelada can be enjoyed cold, straight from the can or poured over ice, into a traditional goblet-style glass with a salted rim.

July 13, 2012

Kahlua has unveiled an on-the-go beverage for coffee lovers.

NEW YORK — Kahlua has unveiled an on-the-go beverage for coffee lovers.

Kahlua Iced Coffee, which is 5% alcohol/volume per 200 ml can, delivers the artisanal taste of iced dark coffee using Kahlua's locally sourced, 100% Arabica coffee beans from Veracruz, Mexico, and offers a premium new way to experience the sophisticated coffee-forward flavor of Kahlua.

June 25, 2012

Is Walgreens’ decision to buy a major stake in European drug store giant Alliance Boots a good idea?

Is Walgreens’ decision to buy a major stake in European drug store giant Alliance Boots a good idea?

June 21, 2012

Biolife in May launched WoundSeal, a hemostat product specifically targeting Americans on a regimen of blood thinners. While hemostat products have been introduced into the first aid set before, this is the first one targeting patients on a specific therapy.


SUPPLIER NEWS — Biolife in May launched WoundSeal, a hemostat product specifically targeting Americans on a regimen of blood thinners. While hemostat products have been introduced into the first aid set before, this is the first one targeting patients on a specific therapy.


June 1, 2012

Walmart held its annual shareholders’ meeting Friday morning against the backdrop of the company’s 50th anniversary and allegations of corruption in Mexico.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart held its annual shareholders’ meeting Friday morning against the backdrop of the company’s 50th anniversary and allegations of corruption in Mexico.

The seemingly diametrically opposed situations presented senior executives with the opportunity to underscore how the company’s unique culture and such enduring values as integrity would power future growth.

May 31, 2012

MarcasUSA on Thursday announced the U.S. debut of Conazol, a leading over-the-counter athlete's foot treatment in Mexico.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — MarcasUSA on Thursday announced the U.S. debut of Conazol, a leading over-the-counter athlete's foot treatment in Mexico.

The brand is expanding its U.S. distribution and can be found at such retailers as Walmart and Target in key U.S. Hispanic markets, such as Los Angeles, Houston, Dallas and Chicago, the company said.

April 18, 2012

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International is acquiring "certain assets" of a drug maker based in Mexico.

MONTREAL — Valeant Pharmaceuticals International is acquiring "certain assets" of a drug maker based in Mexico.

Valeant said Wednesday that it would buy gastric, analgesic and anti-inflammatory drugs from branded generics manufacturer Atlantis Pharma for $71 million. The products had sales of $26 million last year.

August 30, 2011

Responding to weekend press reports, consumer products company Spectrum Brands issued a statement indicating that it has not offered to acquire King of Shaves, a U.K.-based company with whom Spectrum has a multiyear distribution agreement through its Remington North America division.

MADISON, Wis. — Responding to weekend press reports, consumer products company Spectrum Brands issued a statement indicating that it has not offered to acquire King of Shaves, a U.K.-based company with whom Spectrum has a multiyear distribution agreement through its Remington North America division.

July 18, 2011

An e-cigarette brand announced that its disposable e-cigarettes now are available at H-E-B and Meijer stores.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — An e-cigarette brand announced that its disposable e-cigarettes now are available at H-E-B and Meijer stores.

The company said that this marks Blu Cigs' transition from online sales to retail by being sold in all of H-E-B's 329 stores across Texas and Mexico, as well as Meijer's 196 supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky. Each disposable e-cigarette equals about 20 to 30 traditional cigarettes, the company said.

June 15, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to Dr. Reddy’s Labs’ chemical manufacturing plant in Mexico, the company said Tuesday.

HYDERABAD, India — The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to Dr. Reddy’s Labs’ chemical manufacturing plant in Mexico, the company said Tuesday.

The drug maker said Dr. Reddy’s subsidiary Industrias Quimicas Falcon de Mexico, in Cuernavaca, received an FDA warning letter based on a November 2010 inspection where the regulatory agency found a number of manufacturing problems.

Dr. Reddy’s said it takes the warnings seriously and will respond to the FDA and work with the agency to resolve the problems.

May 11, 2011

A recent Food and Drug Administration inspection prompted the recall of dietary supplements distributed by Multi-Mex Distributor, the company announced Monday. According to an FDA post, the supplements in question bore a close resemblance to antibiotics available in Mexico and may have been confusing to Hispanic consumers.

TUCKER, Ga. — A recent Food and Drug Administration inspection prompted the recall of dietary supplements distributed by Multi-Mex Distributor, the company announced Monday. According to an FDA post, the supplements in question bore a close resemblance to antibiotics available in Mexico and may have been confusing to Hispanic consumers.

April 14, 2011

Drug manufacturers are coming up with new versions of their drugs for erectile dysfunction as those drugs’ loss of patent protection and subsequent generic competition draw near, according to published reports.

NEW YORK — Drug manufacturers are coming up with new versions of their drugs for erectile dysfunction as those drugs’ loss of patent protection and subsequent generic competition draw near, according to published reports.

December 23, 2010

Personal care company Clio Designs has hired Gabriel Rodriguez as VP sales for Mexico and Latin America.

BOSTON — Personal care company Clio Designs has hired Gabriel Rodriguez as VP sales for Mexico and Latin America.

With more than 18 years of experience in the grooming and personal care business working for such industry players as Wahl and Helen of Troy, Rodriguez brings his expertise in strategic sales and marketing development to Clio. 

Most recently, Rodriguez worked at Helen of Troy as director of sales in Mexico.

October 28, 2010

Sephora, which is owned by LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, is establishing a retail presence...

October 10, 2010

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