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GSK Raises Product Prices in US And Europe As Costs Rise

GSK revealed price increases in the US, Europe and China as it posted Q3 sales up high single-digits, with gains in key categories such as pain relief and vitamins, minerals and supplements.

Pricing Strategies Sales & Earnings

In AstraZeneca-Sponsored Study, Digital App Corrects OTC Statin Self-Selection Problem

Using web app for self-selection was successful with more than 95% concordance for the primary endpoint comparing results obtained by participants and independent clinical assessments, say researchers led by cardiologist and consumer health innovation advocate Steven Nissen.

Prescription To OTC Switch FDA

GSK Launches Campaign To Help Germans Use OTC Drugs Correctly

More than 50% of Germans do not use OTC medicines correctly, research by GSK Consumer Healthcare shows. To address this, the firm is launching an awareness raising campaign under the banner “Bewusst richtig handeln.”

Germany Health

Reckitt Raises Guidance Following Sharp Improvement In Cold & Flu Sales

A sharp improvement in cold and flu sales trends in the third quarter has prompted Reckitt to increase its sales guidance for the full year. However, the UK-based firm is warning that these trends remain unpredictable for the remainder of 2021.

Sales & Earnings Business Strategies

US FDA Targets Making More COVID-19 Tests Available OTC With EUA Template Changes

Agency changes two of its emergency use authorization templates “to support authorization of more COVID-19 tests” for OTC use and to offer “flexible study recommendations.”

FDA Coronavirus COVID-19

France's Boiron Strikes Deal With Bionorica As Q3 Sales Edge Up

Boiron has gained the rights to distribute Bionorica's Canephron herbal medicine in France as it continues to diversify its portfolio away from homeopathy. 

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Cosmetic And Personal Care Trademark Review 26 October, 2021

Personal care and cosmetic product trademark filings compiled from the Official Gazette of the US Patent and Trademark Office, Class 3.

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L’Oreal Third-Quarter Sales In US Stores Surge Without Slowing E-commerce Results

With US sales in stores up nearly 27% for 2021 through the third quarter, e-commerce sales “have not been slowed down,” says CEO Nicolas Hieronimus. Both channels strong as market conditions cater to in-store and online shoppers, he suggests.

Cosmetics E-Commerce

Downstream Users Emphasize Focusing On Risk In Europe’s Chemical Strategy for Sustainability

At European Chemicals Agency’s virtual Safer Chemicals Conference, officials representing the agency, the EC, industry and nonprofits discuss the path forward on Chemical Strategy for Sustainability, which includes concepts intended to spur developing chemicals vetted for human and environmental safety.

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Unilever Q3 Reflects Earth-Friendly Innovation, ‘Thoughtful’ Pricing As Macro Conditions Worsen

Unilever plc dialed up prices almost 4% in the third quarter in its Beauty and Personal Care division, more than offsetting volume decline to achieve 2.6% underlying sales growth to €5.7bn. Outstanding brand innovations include refillable deodorants and eyeshadow palettes and biodegradable shampoo.  

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FTC Aims At Deceptive Endorsements: Beauty, Health Firms Can Assure They're Not Targets

US FTC sends notices to more than 700 companies about penalties they will face if they use deceptive endorsements and testimonials to promote their products. Industry experts discuss impact of surprising action and cautions to take in teaming up with influencers.

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Ulta Expects Omnichannel, AI Investments To Support Long-Term Growth; Cosmetics News In Brief

Ulta announces strategic priorities to enhance its omnichannel capabilities and personalized services, while targeting 5% to 7% total net sales growth over the fiscal 2022-2024 period. More beauty and personal-care news in brief.

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Salus Adds Two Floradix Lines In The UK, Including Immunity Booster

Salus Haus has expanded its popular Floradix range with an immunity boosting liquid supplement and a children's verison of its flagship Floradix Liquid product. 

United Kingdom Wellness

GSK Raises Product Prices in US And Europe As Costs Rise

GSK revealed price increases in the US, Europe and China as it posted Q3 sales up high single-digits, with gains in key categories such as pain relief and vitamins, minerals and supplements.

Pricing Strategies Sales & Earnings

Appetite In Congress For Adding Supplements To Pre-tax Savings Grows By Another House Bill

Reps. Brendan Boyle and Darin LaHood introduce Dietary Supplement Tax Fairness Ac to amend Internal Revenue Code to include some supplement products as qualified medical expenses.

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Supply Chain Disrupts USANA’s Launches

USANA reports some Active Nutrition supplement line extensions s could be delayed to early 2022 due to pandemic-related disruptions, but it reaffirms its full-year sales and diluted EPS projections.

Dietary Supplements Coronavirus COVID-19

Reckitt Raises Guidance Following Sharp Improvement In Cold & Flu Sales

A sharp improvement in cold and flu sales trends in the third quarter has prompted Reckitt to increase its sales guidance for the full year. However, the UK-based firm is warning that these trends remain unpredictable for the remainder of 2021.

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Will Novel NRT Interest Heat Up In US With First Clearance For ENDS Under Tobacco Control Act?

Without mentioning NRT space, FDA’s acceptance of one vape device and two replacement nicotine cartridges as tobacco products might reignite interest in proposals for ENDS or other novel products to be approved for smoking cessation claims. To gain clearance as tobacco products, the ENDS were shown to provide a benefit similar to efficacies required for an NRT.

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GSK Launches Campaign To Help Germans Use OTC Drugs Correctly

More than 50% of Germans do not use OTC medicines correctly, research by GSK Consumer Healthcare shows. To address this, the firm is launching an awareness raising campaign under the banner “Bewusst richtig handeln.”

Germany Health

Audiologist Group Has Concerns About US FDA's Proposal For OTC Sales Of Hearing Aids

With FDA proposal to allow OTC hearing aid sales mostly met with approval, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association says consumers risk further hearing loss by not consulting with professionals.

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Over The Counter, 25 October 2021: Building A Global Self-Care Movement With GSCF's Heiko Schipper

In this episode, HBW Insight speaks to Heiko Schipper about the Global Self-Care Federation's recently published Self-Care Readiness Index. 

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