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January 23, 2014

The global telehealth market is expected to grow as medical providers increasingly employ remote communications and monitoring technology to reduce costs and improve the quality of care, according to a report published by IHS Technology.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The global telehealth market is expected to grow by more than a factor of 10 from 2013 to 2018, as medical providers increasingly employ remote communications and monitoring technology to reduce costs and improve the quality of care, according to a report published last week by IHS Technology.

November 27, 2013

The Yucaipa Cos., a U.S.-based private investment firm, officially acquired Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Market from U.K.-based Tesco PLC, the company said.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The Yucaipa Cos., a U.S.-based private investment firm, officially acquired Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Market from U.K.-based Tesco PLC, the company said on Wednesday.

Fresh and Easy customers will see numerous changes — including improvements in convenience, hours and customer service —  in the coming weeks.

September 10, 2013

Private investment firm Yucaipa Cos., which was founded by billionaire Ron Burkle, has announced that it plans to acquire Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market from U.K.-based Tesco PLC.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Private investment firm Yucaipa Cos., which was founded by billionaire Ron Burkle, has announced that it plans to acquire Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market from U.K.-based Tesco PLC.

Yucaipa's purchase is slated to be complete within three months. In the meantime, it is expected to be business as usual for most Fresh & Easy stores.

July 12, 2013

Mobile apps used for sports and fitness activities are set to rise by 63% from 2012 to 2017 around the world, according to a report — “The World Market for Sports & Fitness Monitors–2013 Edition” — released by information and analytics provider IHS.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Mobile apps used for sports and fitness activities are set to rise by 63% from 2012 to 2017 around the world, according to a report — “The World Market for Sports & Fitness Monitors–2013 Edition” — released Thursday by information and analytics provider IHS. The firm predicts that increased mobile app activity will generate strong potential demand for wearable health devices like heart-rate monitors.

July 2, 2013

Murad announced the debut of Pore Reform, a skin care regimen that includes a Blackhead & Pore Clearing Duo to unclog and seal pores, shielding the skin from blackhead-causing dirt and debris.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Murad has announced the debut of Pore Reform, a skin care regimen that includes a Blackhead & Pore Clearing Duo to unclog and seal pores, shielding the skin from blackhead-causing dirt and debris.

Featuring Oxidation Reversal Complex, proprietary technology that helps reverse and prevent sebum oxidation, Blackhead & Pore Clearing Duo is clinically proven to reduce the formation of blackheads by an average of 58%, the company stated.

June 4, 2013

Murad has announced the launch of its new Renewing Cleansing Oil for face, eyes and lips, a cleansing oil developed to revitalize and purify the skin while locking in moisture.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Murad has announced the launch of its new Renewing Cleansing Oil for face, eyes and lips, a cleansing oil developed to revitalize and purify the skin while locking in moisture.
 

May 8, 2013

Skin care brand Murad has signed a new 12-year lease and committed to a $35 million investment that will result in a new corporate headquarters in El Segundo, Calif., located just a few blocks away from the company’s current location.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Skin care brand Murad has signed a new 12-year lease and committed to a $35 million investment that will result in a new corporate headquarters in El Segundo, Calif., located just a few blocks away from the company’s current location.

Murad will move to the new location at 2121 Park Place in El Segundo, Calif., sometime in early 2014.

May 3, 2013

Murad has announced the launch of three new product additions to its Environmental Shield line: Instant Radiance Eye Cream, Advanced Active Radiance Serum and Essential-C Sun Balm Broad Spectrum SPF 35 | PA+++.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Murad has announced the launch of three new product additions to its Environmental Shield line: Instant Radiance Eye Cream, Advanced Active Radiance Serum and Essential-C Sun Balm Broad Spectrum SPF 35 | PA+++.

April 3, 2013

Skin care brand Murad has announced that for the second consecutive year it has been named an Official Skincare Partner of the Los Angeles Dodgers for the 2013 regular season.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Skin care brand Murad has announced that for the second consecutive year it has been named an Official Skincare Partner of the Los Angeles Dodgers for the 2013 regular season.

Murad will provide sun protection advice, as well as skin care products for the players and fans with special giveaways and promotions slated throughout the season.

January 3, 2013

Murad has announced the launch of Rapid Collagen Infusion, a multi-tasking formula that is designed to fight wrinkles and loss of resilience by promoting collagen and elastin production while maintaining healthy hydration levels in the skin.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Murad has announced the launch of Rapid Collagen Infusion, a multi-tasking formula that is designed to fight wrinkles and loss of resilience by promoting collagen and elastin production while maintaining healthy hydration levels in the skin.

Rapid Collagen Infusion, which is part of the company’s Age Reform line, is clinically proven to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles in two hours, according to the company.

December 11, 2012

Skin care brand Murad, whose products are sold in such retailers as Sephora and Ulta, has hired former Estée Lauder Cos. executive Suzanne Dawson as chief marketing officer, overseeing all global marketing including brand development, advertising, public relations, creative and education for products, services and new market opportunities.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Skin care brand Murad, whose products are sold in such retailers as Sephora and Ulta, has hired former Estée Lauder Cos. executive Suzanne Dawson as CMO, overseeing all global marketing including brand development, advertising, public relations, creative and education for products, services and new market opportunities.

December 5, 2012

Tesco placed its U.S. supermarket business Fresh & Easy on the sales bloc Wednesday, in conjunction with an announcement that Fresh & Easy CEO Tim Mason has left the company.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Tesco placed its U.S. supermarket business Fresh & Easy on the sales bloc Wednesday, in conjunction with an announcement that Fresh & Easy CEO Tim Mason has left the company. 

November 14, 2012

Skin care brand Murad — which was founded by Howard Murad, a board-certified dermatologist-trained pharmacist — has named Fred Gysi as CFO.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Skin care brand Murad — which was founded by Howard Murad, a board-certified dermatologist-trained pharmacist — has named Fred Gysi as CFO.

Gysi will report to Richard Murad, general manager. In this role, Gysi will be responsible for financial reporting, budgeting, treasury and cash flow management, financial and marketing analysis, and strategic planning.

August 21, 2012

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Murad, whose skin care products are available at such retailers as Ulta Beauty and Sephora, has announced the addition of the new Pore & Line Minimizing Hydrator to its Anti-Aging Acne Line, which was created to simultaneously reduce acne and aging concerns.

July 12, 2012

Zico has expanded its coconut water line.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Zico has expanded its coconut water line.

Zico said that its chocolate-flavored coconut water now is available in a 1-liter tetra package. The chocolate flavor currently is available in a 14-oz. size. Zico Natural will continue to be offered in the family-friendly 1-liter size, as well as the 11-oz. cartons. Additionally, Zico is available in five delicious flavors packaged in convenient 14-oz. resealable and recyclable on-the-go bottles.

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.

May 18, 2012

Fresh & Easy has launched a new range of more than 50 preseasoned, ready-to-cook items in stores just in time for the summer grilling season.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Fresh & Easy has launched a new range of more than 50 preseasoned, ready-to-cook items in stores just in time for the summer grilling season. The Ready to Cook line includes beef, pork, chicken, fish and vegetable options all premarinated or preseasoned, ready to go straight in the skillet, microwave or on the grill.

May 2, 2012

Murad, whose skin care brand is sold at several retail locations, including Sephora and Ulta, has announced the launch of its new age-diffusing firming mask, which is the latest innovation for its anti-aging Resurgence line.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Murad, whose skin care brand is sold at several retail locations, including Sephora and Ulta, has announced the launch of its new age-diffusing firming mask, which is the latest innovation for its anti-aging Resurgence line.

The new at-home booster promises to enhance skin elasticity and promote instant firming to diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. The age-diffusing firming mask targets dull, dry, lackluster skin by delivering essential moisture through a blend of ingredients, all while improving overall skin health.

March 6, 2012

Murad, whose skin care products are sold at such retail locations as Sephora and Ulta, has been named the official skin care partner of the Los Angeles Dodgers for the 2012 baseball season.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Murad, whose skin care products are sold at such retail locations as Sephora and Ulta, has been named the official skin care partner of the Los Angeles Dodgers for the 2012 baseball season.

Murad will be providing skin care tips and sun protection advice along with product for the baseball team’s players and fans, with giveaways and promotions during all daytime home games throughout the 2012 regular season.

February 29, 2012

Murad, whose products are sold at salons, spas, Sephora and Ulta, is bringing to market in March its new Time Release retinol concentrate for deep wrinkles, featuring new technology that is designed to control the release of retinol over time for maximum performance while improving the stability and efficacy of the product.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Murad, whose products are sold at salons, spas, Sephora and Ulta, is bringing to market in March its new Time Release retinol concentrate for deep wrinkles, featuring new technology that is designed to control the release of retinol over time for maximum performance while improving the stability and efficacy of the product.

January 27, 2012

Tesco's U.S. subsidiary is looking for interns.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Tesco's U.S. subsidiary is looking for interns.

Fresh & Easy said it is hoping to fill 30 paid positions within such company departments as human resources, supply chain, commercial, marketing, information technology and engineering. The company said it is hoping to find interns to fill the positions by posting the openings on Fresh & Easy's new careers Twitter account, along with the Fresh & Easy's careers website.

January 19, 2012

Fresh & Easy has introduced its own line of vitamins and supplements that includes 20 products.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Fresh & Easy has introduced its own line of vitamins and supplements that includes 20 products.

Fresh & Easy said its vitamins and supplements provide many benefits, including supporting bone, urinary tract, prostate, heart, immune system, joint, prenatal, digestive, eye and general health. They also provide antioxidant support, help energy metabolism and provide sleep support, the company said.

The line ranges in price from $2.99 to $10.99.

November 15, 2011

Fresh & Easy's chief marketing officer reportedly has left the retailer, according to published reports.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Fresh & Easy's chief marketing officer reportedly has left the retailer, according to published reports.

Simon Uwins' exit, according to media outlets, was prompted by his desire "to pursue other interests."

November 8, 2011

Skin care company Murad, whose products are sold at several locations, including Sephora and Ulta, has named Beverly Parsons as COO.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Skin care company Murad, whose products are sold at several locations, including Sephora and Ulta, has named Beverly Parsons as COO.

Parsons will report to general manager Richard Murad. In this role, Parsons will be responsible for procurement (purchasing, packaging engineering and quality control), as well as supply chain planning, distribution center operations and logistics, and information technology functions.

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.