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March 26, 2014

Celebrity beauty licensing company Boldface Group has named former Smashbox executive John LaBonty as president and CEO.

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Celebrity beauty licensing company Boldface Group has named former Smashbox executive John LaBonty as president and CEO.

February 7, 2014

Procter & Gamble’s Radiant Collection from Always and Tampax has joined as a sponsor of pop star Demi Lovato's Neon Lights Tour.

CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble’s Radiant Collection from Always and Tampax has joined as a sponsor of pop star Demi Lovato's Neon Lights Tour.

October 24, 2013

Energizer Holdings has announced the closing of the acquisition of the Stayfree pad, Carefree liner and o.b. tampon feminine hygiene brands in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean from McNeil PPC and Johnson & Johnson — members of the J&J Family of Consumer Cos. — for $185 million.

ST. LOUIS — Energizer Holdings has announced the closing of the acquisition of the Stayfree pad, Carefree liner and o.b. tampon feminine hygiene brands in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean from McNeil PPC and Johnson & Johnson — members of the J&J Family of Consumer Cos. — for $185 million.
 
As previously reported by Drug Store News, included in the sale are all brand assets, and the Johnson & Johnson manufacturing plant in Montreal. Energizer estimates that the acquisition will be modestly accretive in fiscal 2014.

August 2, 2013

U by Kotex, a feminine care brand by Kimberly-Clark, has introduced U by Kotex Extra pads — a new maxi pad designed to provide maximum, heavy-duty protection.

DALLAS — U by Kotex, a feminine care brand by Kimberly-Clark, has introduced U by Kotex Extra pads — a new maxi pad designed to provide maximum, heavy-duty protection.

The brand's most absorbent pad yet, U by Kotex Extra pads is inviting girls to put it to the test in their own "real life product demos" and experience firsthand how it performs. Girls can receive a free U by Kotex Extra pad sample at ubykotex.com and share the results of their "real life demos" using #demodiaries. 

July 31, 2013

Energizer Holdings has announced an agreement to acquire the Stayfree pad, Carefree liner and o.b. tampon feminine hygiene brands in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean from McNeil PPC and Johnson & Johnson — members of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Cos. — for $185 million in cash.

ST. LOUIS — Energizer Holdings has announced an agreement to acquire the Stayfree pad, Carefree liner and o.b. tampon feminine hygiene brands in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean from McNeil PPC and Johnson & Johnson — members of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Cos. — for $185 million in cash.  

January 30, 2013

AccAssociates, a developer of applications for both iPhone and Android, has created a new phone app, dubbed Tampon Minder, that keeps women informed and in control of their tampon placement.

AUSTIN, Texas — AccAssociates, a developer of applications for both iPhone and Android, has created a new phone app, dubbed Tampon Minder, that keeps women informed and in control of their tampon placement.

November 28, 2012

Regional life sciences association Biocom has introduced a new eco-friendly alternative to sanitary napkins and tampons. Enter FemmyCycle, a product from member FemCap.

SAN DIEGO — Regional life sciences association Biocom has introduced a new eco-friendly alternative to sanitary napkins and tampons. Enter FemmyCycle, a product from member FemCap.

The FemmyCycle was granted clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Nov. 16. FemmyCycle creator Alfred Shihata is familiar with developing feminine products. His FDA-approved FemCap is one of the few hormone-free, woman-controlled contraceptive methods available.

November 21, 2012

Playtex, by Energizer Personal Care, has announced the redesign of Playtex Gentle Glide 360° tampons.

SHELTON, Conn. — Playtex, by Energizer Personal Care, has announced the redesign of Playtex Gentle Glide 360° tampons.

This upgraded line of tampons is defined by the latest Playtex innovation, triple layer protection, which is a three-layer design to provide a powerful barrier against leaks. The new Gentle Glide 360° tampons will also continue to feature its 360° Protection design that custom fits a woman's unique body and adjusts to her flow, the company stated.

September 5, 2012

Kimberly-Clark has issued a consumer advisory — as a result of suspected criminal activity — regarding a number of defective lots of Kotex Natural Balance Security tampons that may pose public health risks to consumers.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark has issued a consumer advisory — as a result of suspected criminal activity — regarding a number of defective lots of Kotex Natural Balance Security tampons that may pose public health risks to consumers.

While the health risk to consumers is low, some of these tampons have: Increased levels of bacteria; presence of metallic particles; or imperfect raw materials.

May 9, 2012

Kimberly-Clark's feminine care brand Kotex Natural Balance has teamed up with comedian Heather McDonald for a new Web video series.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark's feminine care brand Kotex Natural Balance has teamed up with comedian Heather McDonald for a new Web video series.

The series, which started May 7, is featured on the Kotex Natural Balance Facebook page and YouTube channel. McDonald stars in the series, calling out the jargon in the category (what does nano-breeze maxi pad technology even mean?) and invites women to join in the conversation.

May 7, 2012

Procter & Gamble has introduced its new Radiant collection, which includes a complete offering of tampons, pads, liners and wipes from the company’s Tampax and Always brands. The collection marks P&G’s first cross-category product initiative.

CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble has introduced its new Radiant collection, which includes a complete offering of tampons, pads, liners and wipes from the company’s Tampax and Always brands. The collection marks P&G’s first cross-category product initiative.

April 30, 2012

Kimberly-Clark has expanded its U by Kotex portfolio to include two new products.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark has expanded its U by Kotex portfolio to include two new products.

November 10, 2011

Kimberly-Clark on Wednesday recalled a limited number of a Kotex product distributed to specific stores in the United States.

DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark on Wednesday recalled a limited number of a Kotex product distributed to specific stores in the United States.

September 12, 2010

Lil' Drug Store Products has launched a "brilliant" feminine protection product....

NEW YORK Lil' Drug Store Products has launched a "brilliant" feminine protection product.

New RepHresh Brilliant tampons reduce the pH increase that occurs during a woman's period.

"In healthy women, vaginal pH is typically 3.5 to 4.5 and blood has a pH of 7.4, so during a woman's period, pH is elevated by menstrual fluids. Tampons retain the fluids that cause pH to increase. RepHresh Brilliant is the first tampon clinically shown to reduce the usual pH increase," said Lauren Streicher, assistant clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology.

March 23, 2010

Evofem, formerly Instead Healthcare, will begin distribution of its feminine hygiene product to Duane Reade...

March 15, 2010

Kimberly-Clark has launched a new feminine care brand that hopes to redefine the personal care...

October 1, 2007

Energizer Holdings has completed its acquisition of Playtex Products, a move that expands its presence...