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January 7, 2014

ModiFace, a facial visualization and imaging technology company, has unveiled its new 3D Augmented Reality Makeup and Anti-Aging Mirror for beauty brands and retailers.

LAS VEGAS — ModiFace, a facial visualization and imaging technology company, has unveiled its new 3D Augmented Reality Makeup and Anti-Aging Mirror for beauty brands and retailers.

July 25, 2012

Crisis-management expert Brian Ellis, EVP CRT/tanaka, will lead an interactive breakout session at The Conference: CRN’s Annual Symposium on Dietary Supplements, the Council for Responsible Nutrition announced Tuesday.

WASHINGTON — Crisis-management expert Brian Ellis, EVP CRT/tanaka, will lead an interactive breakout session at The Conference: CRN’s Annual Symposium on Dietary Supplements, the Council for Responsible Nutrition announced Tuesday.

The session will encourage participants to engage in a simulated, real-world crisis scenario that would put a company’s reputation, profitability and future into jeopardy. Participants will immerse themselves in a realistic, virtual crisis situation focused specifically on an issue related to the dietary supplement industry.

July 18, 2012

Ethnic beauty brand Black Opal Cosmetics is promoting the Black Opal “Sparkle” national sweepstakes, and also has been named the official U.S. cosmetics partner of the movie “Sparkle,” in theaters Aug. 17.

NEW YORK — Ethnic beauty brand Black Opal Cosmetics is promoting the Black Opal “Sparkle” national sweepstakes, and also has been named the official U.S. cosmetics partner of the movie “Sparkle,” in theaters Aug. 17.

July 11, 2012

Skin care company La Roche-Posay has developed the new Redermic [C], an anti-wrinkle firming moisturizer that was inspired by the growing popularity of injectable filler technology.

NEW YORK —  Skin care company La Roche-Posay has developed the new Redermic [C], an anti-wrinkle firming moisturizer that was inspired by the growing popularity of injectable filler technology.

June 29, 2012

Taking a complete approach to skin health and leveraging conjugated linoleic acid — or CLA, a natural compound derived from the safflower plant — is the new skin care line called Own.

NEW YORK — Taking a complete approach to skin health and leveraging conjugated linoleic acid — or CLA, a natural compound derived from the safflower plant — is the new skin care line called Own.

Launched in spring 2012, Own is available in Duane Reade stores and recently entered the Northern California market at Whole Foods.

June 28, 2012

Feline Pine has introduced a new and improved formulation of its clumping cat litter.

PRINCETON, N.J. — Feline Pine has introduced a new and improved formulation of its clumping cat litter.

Feline Pine clumping cat litter is made from the by-product of highly absorbent 100% natural pine, which acts like a sponge to absorb moisture and eliminate odor naturally.

May 21, 2012

Organic baby formula brand Nature's One said it is committed to minimize or eliminate environmental contaminants, such as arsenic and other heavy metals.

LEWIS CENTER, Ohio — Organic baby formula brand Nature's One said it is committed to minimize or eliminate environmental contaminants, such as arsenic and other heavy metals.

May 8, 2012

Leading Edge Innovations, a personal care products formulating company, has announced the launch of its new website.

BRANCHBURG, N.J. — Leading Edge Innovations, a personal care products formulating company, has announced the launch of its new website.

“We are excited to have our new website up and functioning. The site is an excellent way to learn more about LEI’s capability to develop unique and interesting formulas for use in the cosmetic and personal care categories,” stated James Wilmott, LEI principal and chief scientific officer.

April 27, 2012

Meijer is launching a program that it said was designed to ensure that its seafood suppliers follow sustainability guidelines, the company said.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer is launching a program that it said was designed to ensure that its seafood suppliers follow sustainability guidelines, the company said.

The mass merchandise retail chain announced that it would require suppliers to follow guidelines for farmed and wild-caught seafood; most of the seafood the chain sells comes from farms, as is the case with most of the industry, the company said.

April 16, 2012

The Emerson Group has appointed a leader for its newly created consulting group.

WAYNE, Pa. — The Emerson Group has appointed a leader for its newly created consulting group.

The marketing and sales management company said that Diane Manwaring will serve as president of the Emerson Consulting Group, which will offer such services as strategic planning, due diligence, category assessments and feasibility studies to clients.

April 11, 2012

Derma e Natural Bodycare, a manufacturer of natural skin care products, has announced that it now is available at Ulta.

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — Derma e Natural Bodycare, a manufacturer of natural skin care products, has announced that it now is available at Ulta.

With 11 products from derma e’s anti-aging and blemish-fighting lines, customers now can find these natural products at 500 Ulta locations nationwide:

March 20, 2012

Safeway on Tuesday joined forces with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion on an initiative to develop and promote dietary guidance that links scientific research to the nutrition needs of consumers.

PLEASANTON, Calif. — Safeway on Tuesday joined forces with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion on an initiative to develop and promote dietary guidance that links scientific research to the nutrition needs of consumers.

March 7, 2012

Homeostasis Labs featured a line of homeopathic solutions for both adults and children at the ECRM Cough & Cold and Allergy EPPS.

LAS VEGAS — Homeostasis Labs featured a line of homeopathic solutions for both adults and children at the ECRM Cough & Cold and Allergy EPPS.

Specifically in the cough-cold space, Greenwich, Conn.-based Homeostasis fields three adult cough-cold products — allergy, cough and cold, and flu, along with one pediatric product: children's Homeostasis cough and cold.

According to company officials, the brand had been successfully test marketed across one major retailer and will be fully available beginning in April.

March 2, 2012

Ethnic beauty brand Black Opal has kicked off its 2012 model search to find the new face of Black Opal.

NEW YORK — Ethnic beauty brand Black Opal has kicked off its 2012 model search to find the new face of Black Opal.

The national True Beauty Model Search contest kicked off on March 1; online entry will run through April 2. One grand-prize winner will be awarded a $10,000 educational scholarship and will become the new face of the brand.

February 22, 2012

Health Mart, a network of more than 2,900 independently owned pharmacies, on Wednesday announced the introduction of Health Mart-branded vitamins and nutritional supplements, the latest addition to its line of private-label, over-the-counter healthcare products.

SAN FRANCISCO — Health Mart, a network of more than 2,900 independently owned pharmacies, on Wednesday announced the introduction of Health Mart-branded vitamins and nutritional supplements, the latest addition to its line of private-label, over-the-counter healthcare products.

February 22, 2012

Mode beauty brand, which was developed by second-generation cosmetics purveyors Cristina Samuels and Jennifer Isaac, has created the new Natural Skin High Performance Hydrating foundation.

ALBANY, N.Y. — Mode beauty brand, which was developed by second-generation cosmetics purveyors Cristina Samuels and Jennifer Isaac, has created the new Natural Skin High Performance Hydrating foundation.

February 17, 2012

As of early February, incidence of cough-cold and influenza still was relatively low, but the season has yet to peak and that means there could be demand for symptomatic relief through March.


As of early February, incidence of cough-cold and influenza still was relatively low, but the season has yet to peak and that means there could be demand for symptomatic relief through March.


“Fever is just starting to move,” noted Scott Hanslip, director of sales for IMS Consumer Health, in the first week of February. However, overall incidence of upper respiratory illness was down 7.5% from September through Jan. 21, 
according to IMS Health tracking.


January 26, 2012

Operating out of Syracuse, N.Y., Freeman Formula introduced several sports nutrition products at last week's ECRM Vitamin, Diet & Sports Nutrition EPPS conference in Atlanta, including a uniquely packaged ready-to-mix meal replacement option branded the Freeman Formula Complete Meal.

ATLANTA — Operating out of Syracuse, N.Y., Freeman Formula introduced several sports nutrition products at last week's ECRM Vitamin, Diet & Sports Nutrition EPPS conference here, including a uniquely packaged ready-to-mix meal replacement option branded the Freeman Formula Complete Meal.

December 16, 2011

The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program on Wednesday recommended that Emergent Health modify or discontinue certain Internet advertising claims for the company’s “JDI MultiVitamin,” promoted by the advertiser as designed to “increase adult stem cells.”

NEW YORK — The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program on Wednesday recommended that Emergent Health modify or discontinue certain Internet advertising claims for the company’s “JDI MultiVitamin,” promoted by the advertiser as designed to “increase adult stem cells.” The marketer voluntarily modified several claims at issue in ERSP’s inquiry.

December 13, 2011

The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science partnership has announced the five women scientists from around the world who will receive the 2012 L’Oréal-UNESCO Awards in Life Sciences.

NEW YORK — The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science partnership has announced the five women scientists from around the world who will receive the 2012 L’Oréal-UNESCO Awards in Life Sciences.

December 6, 2011

Star Nutrition on Monday announced the launch of the PRO-3 Thin Sport Incredisocks to its Incrediwear portfolio.

CHICO, Calif. — Star Nutrition on Monday announced the launch of the PRO-3 Thin Sport Incredisocks to its Incrediwear portfolio. The PRO-3 Incredisocks are designed with a carbonized charcoal anion technology that increases circulation, which in turn improves performance, decreases foot fatigue and leads to faster recovery times.

November 29, 2011

The short-term forecast for cold weather items, including cold medicines, is that demand could be down as much as 15% without Jack Frost biting at everyone’s nose, according to analysis from Deutsche Bank published Monday.

NEW YORK — The short-term forecast for cold weather items, including cold medicines, is that demand could be down as much as 15% without Jack Frost biting at everyone’s nose, according to analysis from Deutsche Bank published Monday.

Weather Trends International estimates temperatures will be up 2 to 5 degrees warmer year-over-year, on average, over the balance of the year across the United States.

November 9, 2011

Clif Kid on Tuesday released the results of a national survey that found that consumers are confused about nutrition labels; specifically, appropriate quantities of nutrients and nutrition terminology causes frustration among parents when it comes to feeding their kids.

EMERYVILLE, Calif. — Clif Kid on Tuesday released the results of a national survey that found that consumers are confused about nutrition labels; specifically, appropriate quantities of nutrients and nutrition terminology causes frustration among parents when it comes to feeding their kids.

November 4, 2011

Skin care company Murad has announced the launch of its new rapid age spot and pigment lightening serum, an enhanced, next-generation formula of the age spot and pigment lightening gel that targets, treats and prevents unwanted discoloration on the skin.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Skin care company Murad has announced the launch of its new rapid age spot and pigment lightening serum, an enhanced, next-generation formula of the age spot and pigment lightening gel that targets, treats and prevents unwanted discoloration on the skin.

November 1, 2011

ProPhase Labs on Tuesday launched the Cold-Eeze oral spray, which is formulated with zinc gluconate to help reduce the severity and duration of the common cold.

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. — ProPhase Labs on Tuesday launched the Cold-Eeze oral spray, which is formulated with zinc gluconate to help reduce the severity and duration of the common cold.