There’s a better way to do institutional laundry, at least according to one software maker. At Convergence 2015, Microsoft Corp.’s premier event for its business community, Wash Laundry was selected as a Visionary Award winner in the Busi… Read More »
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to share data on pesticides and toxic substances. This will allow the agencies to share information that will better inf… Read More »
Masks attract today’s consumer with the promise of immediate results in treating a variety of skin flaws. New formats and formulations that address individual needs appeal to consumer looking to try something different without spending a fortun… Read More »
Consumers’ attitudes toward tanning and the use of sun protection products are influencing trends within the European sun care market. Sun care usage is no longer just about protecting the skin and other sun-related health concerns, but increas… Read More »
Unilever posted gains for the fourth quarter and full year 2014. Full year sales rose 2.9% to $56.1 billion. Fourth quarter sales increased 2.1% to $14.4 billion.
Personal care sales jumped 3.5% to $20.5 billion for 2014; the sector rose 2.1% to $5.… Read More »
Cetaphil widens its outreach by targeting the younger set…possibly the youngest set of all. Cetaphil Baby ($5.99-$9.99) products are now available online and at retailers like Buy Buy Baby and Babies R’ Us. The five-product collection in… Read More »
Orla Kiely’s Geranium bath and body range is now available at Nordstrom.com. Inspired by the designer’s fashion prints and retro style, Geranium blends essential oils of geranium, eucalyptus and clary sage.
The collection includes shower… Read More »
The Old Spice brand from Procter & Gamble has rolled out three new masculine scents to its Fresher Collection. Timber, Amber and Citron are available in the brand’s antiperspirant/deodorant, deodorant, body wash and body spray SKU… Read More »
The winners of the 2015 Product of the Year Awards—a select few chosen from the votes of more than 40,000 consumers—have been announced.
“Nearly 50,000 new packaged goods products are introduced each year,” said Rich Fryling,… Read More »
Better Homes and Gardens and market research firm BrandSpark International have unveiled the winners of the 2015 Better Homes and Gardens Best New Product Awards. Here’s a rundown of the winners in household and personal care:
Acne Treatment:… Read More »
Shoreditch, London is the place to go to pick up on the latest fashion, food and grooming trends. This inner city section of London is where the trend for thick full hipster beards got its start and now, everywhere you look, men aged 18-40 are sporti… Read More »
There are plenty of pitfalls to be avoided in the global economy, but suppliers insist that they have systems in place to handle whatever issues crop up in regions and markets around the world. Read More »
Fabric experts and fashion gurus mingled at P&G Fabric Care’s Future Fabrics event in New York City in January. The event included presentations from fashion, fabric and human psychology experts—like Dr. Lawrence Rosenblum, who explai… Read More »
The Beatles had their “White Album” and now Axe has White Label, which the Unilever brand describes as refined product line developed with complex fragrances, leading innovation and sleek new packaging for today’s “multi-facet… Read More »
Designer Debra Valencia and Landy International renewed the license for Debra Valencia bath and body products into 2017. Building upon the initial success of their worldwide license for bath/beauty products, including the successful collaborati… Read More »
You can sum up the European facial care market in two words: simplicity and efficacy. They are the primary drivers within the category, reflecting polarizing trends for multi-functionality and multi-step regimes. The alphabet trend is still in full s… Read More »