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Eileen Francis

Eileen Francis is a reporter for “The Tan Sheet,” where she follows news on OTC drug and nutritional product manufacturing, regulation, legislation, finance and research. She previously served as a reporter and editor of “The Rose Sheet,” IBI’s source for in-depth coverage of the cosmetics industry. Early in her career, Eileen worked in public relations and as a writer for a lobbying firm. Outside of IBI, her freelance work includes articles on business, art and travel.
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Pricing Pressures 'Manageable' To P&G, But Threatening To Analysts

Procter & Gamble says retailer pressure for the firm to lower product pricing to compete with e-commerce and private label is a “real but manageable” problem, while an industry consultant says four megatrends are dictating product prices and changing the way consumers think about consumer health products.

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Clearblue Connects Peak Fertility Data To Smartphone App

P&G's connected Clearblue tracks a user’s personal hormone profile and sends data to a smartphone, typically alerting on the four or more best days to get pregnant, providing a window into fertility two days longer than other ovulation testing brands, the firm says.

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DMAA, Other Stimulants Cast Shadow Over FDA Supplement Regulation – Study

Six workout and weight loss brands contained DMAA and three other stimulants, according to a study in the Journal Clinical Toxicology. Researchers concluded consumers must be informed of risk so they know to check labels for three substances that indicate the presence of the stimulants.

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Private Label Nexium OTC Buoys Perrigo As Pricing Trims Rx Revenues

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