The exclusive thought-leadership event examined the leading characteristics of effective leadership today and how the best CPG brands and top retailers are attracting, developing and retaining the next generation of business leaders.
The NCPA 2016 Congressional Pharmacy Summit facilitated more than 600 visits to Capitol Hill by community pharmacists to call on more than 250 representatives and senators to support patient- and pharmacist-friendly legislation.
Larabar, a business unit of General Mills, Inc., is venturing into the confectionery category with the launch of Larabar Bites, according to a report from bakingbusiness.com. Hitting shelves in June, the truffle-like bites are made with six or fewer simple ingredients, including dates, fair trade chocolate chips, almonds and coconut flour, and are packaged in a resealable pouch. (bakingbusiness.com)
Walgreens VP corporate operations Skip Bourdo, alongside Comic Relief trustee Christy Gibb and representatives from partners NBCUniversal and Mars Chocolate North America, celebrated Red Nose Day 2016 by ringing the Opening Bell at the Nasdaq Stock Market.
Kmart parent company Sears Holdings on Thursday announced its first quarter sales figures, as well as the departure of its CFO and plans to explore ways to expand distribution of its key brands outside its own stores.