09/22/2016 - 7:29am

Rite Aid met Wall Street expectations, matching the average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research for earnings of 3 cents per share.

09/09/2016 - 9:19am

Total sales for the quarter increased 4% to $26.6 billion, while total sales excluding fuel increased 7.3% in the second quarter compared to the same period last year.

09/08/2016 - 8:55am

Walgreens continues to believe that the acquisition will close in the second half of calendar 2016, the company added.

09/07/2016 - 10:42am

Consumers are becoming more aware that keeping the mouth and teeth clean is a key component of a healthy lifestyle. Overall, sales of oral care products at multi-outlets rose by 2% or more for the 52-week period ended July 20, according to IRI.

09/07/2016 - 10:41am

Bayer Consumer’s Dr Scholl’s, which generated $291.9 million in sales for the 52 weeks ended June 4, according to Nielsen data as provided by Implus, still dominates the foot care category, while store brands gained 7.4% in that time frame to $65.6 million, and Implus gained 47.5% with the Airplus brand to $40.7 million.

09/07/2016 - 10:41am

Quest Products is looking to break onto the external analgesic scene with CopperFixx, a balm that combines the analgesic properties associated with copper and arnica. Other brands continuing to lead the way were Blue Emu ($28.6 million, up 20.1%), Australian Dream ($23.1 million, up 20.7%) and Boiron’s Arincare ($19.1 million, up 19.7%).

09/07/2016 - 10:41am

Pfizer’s Nexium 24HR is the clear leader in the digestive aisle. However, in March 2017, store-brand versions of Nexium 24HR will be available. Perrigo has already secured a tentative approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its OTC Nexium 24HR generic equivalent.

09/07/2016 - 10:41am

The allergy space will continue to heat up significantly in 2017 as marketers pollinate the airwaves with advertisements promoting their latest brand introductions

08/30/2016 - 11:32am

Fred's new CEO Mike Bloom pledged new initiatives will launch in the back half of 2016 that will help set the stage to combat growth headwinds.