Some retailers interviewed by SN complained that it has been a rather lackluster year as far as new products into the health and beauty care category. tegories such as cough and cold. "[HBC] is a crazy area and there is a lot going on. But it depends on where you look," said Vierhile. Here are some thoughts on the subject from retailers and wholesalers. Ronnie Williams, vice president of Millbrook Distribution Services, Leicester, Mass., counts those products distinguished by technology ...

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