News and information on natural products, merchandising and trends in retail pharmacies.


  • Zim’s Max to introduce new branding, line at TSE

    <br />DENVER — Naturally based product company Zim’s Max, distributed by Perfecta Products, will unveil its new brand identity and packaging at the NACDS Total Store Expo at the Colorado Convention Center on Aug.
  • Amazing Solutions touts summer uses for its Pain Spray mist, roll-on products

    LOS ANGELES — With summer in full swing, natural healthcare product maker Amazing Solutions is touting its Pain Spray mist and roll-on products that will help with bug bites, sunburn, minor sports injuries and general soreness.<br />The company’s Pain Spray Roll-On can help with injuries
  • Natural beauty brand creates paper mask

    <br />SAN FRANCISCO — Asian beauty has been creating a lot of buzz ever since the explosion of the BB cream craze. Since then, Western brands have been sitting up and taking notice, as well as Western consumers.
  • Consumers seek out all-natural brands

    Consumers want natural products that are good for them, but what exactly is “natural” when it comes to health and beauty products?(Click here for the full Category Review.)<br />
  • NPA testifies against illegal steroids

    <p><b>NEW YORK</b> Here&rsquo;s the breakdown: Two government officials representing the Food and Drug Administration and the Drug Enforcement Agency joined Travis Tygart of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (the body responsible for keeping performance-enhancing drugs out of U.S.
  • No more false starts: Natural care on the rise

    <br />If retailers had a dollar for every time they’ve heard the natural and organic boom is coming, they’d be able to retire wealthy. Indeed, natural and organic beauty has had many fits and starts since the 1970s. News flash: This time it is the real deal.
  • Natural products still a force of nature

    <p>With cleansers and moisturizers firing on all cylinders, retailers and brands are fine-tuning other segments to keep the momentum going.</p> <p>By bringing skin care innovations to mass doors more quickly, chains have been able to keep their customer base from straying to specialty stores and, in some cases, lure them back.</p>
  • Beauty is ‘green’ at Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2017

    <p>BOLOGNA, Italy &ndash; Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna will celebrate its 50th anniversary in March by hosting its first-ever special event dedicated to organic beauty products.</p> <p>BeOrganic will be completely dedicated to companies producing organic beauty products. The area will enliven COSMOPRIME, the preview of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2017, which will host international retail companies from March 16-19, in conjunction with Cosmopack.</p>
  • Ulta raises outlook, plans to open more stores

    <p>BOLINGBROOK, Ill. -- Red-hot retailer Ulta Beauty raised its guidance Thursday ahead of planned remarks at an investor conference in Chicago, where the company also discussed plans to accelerate store expansion.</p>
  • Report: Sephora to open new concept in Chicago

    <p>Sephora&#039;s new store on Michigan Avenue, opening Aug. 26, will be a new type of store the retailer is calling the Beauty TIP Workshop. (<a href="">Chicago Tribune</a>)</p>
  • P&amp;G's My Black is Beautiful campaign celebrates its 10th year in New Orleans

    <p>CINCINNATI -- Procter &amp; Gamble is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its&nbsp;<span>My Black Is Beautiful </span>platform by spearheading a broad dialogue about black beauty at the Essence Festival in New Orleans.&nbsp;</p>
  • Coty to launch new marketing strategy for Sally Hansen brand

    <p>NEW YORK &mdash; Coty is forming a new global partnership with creative agency Anomaly to sharpen Sally Hansen&rsquo;s positioning and help drive growth for one of the largest nail brands in the world.</p> <p>According to Coty, Anomaly will work with Sally Hansen on all aspects of the brand, including TV, print, social and owned channels, point of sale and in-store brand expression. The first campaign from this partnership will debut in 2017.</p>

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