07/28/2014 - 1:56pm

Safeway shareholders approved the proposed merger with Albertsons with 70% of the outstanding shares and 96% of the shares voting for the merger. 

 

07/28/2014 - 1:50pm

Pharmacies in Europe are reportedly stealing market share from beauty retailers like Sephora as they increasingly stock their shelves with natural and organic cosmetic brands, and consumers look to curb spending on higher-priced products, according to a Reuters report.

07/28/2014 - 1:41pm

Reckitt Benckiser announced the company will be looking to spin off its pharma business in the next 12 months. 

 

07/28/2014 - 1:15pm

Consumer confidence was relatively flat in second quarter 2014 after dramatically increasing in Q1 2014, according to IRI’s latest MarketPulse survey released Monday.

 

07/28/2014 - 12:58pm

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday expanded the approved use of Imbruvica (ibrutinib) to treat patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia who carry a deletion in chromosome 17.

07/28/2014 - 12:46pm

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a license application by Sandoz, Novartis' generics company, for a potential generic biologic drug, the company announced Monday.

07/28/2014 - 12:27pm

Nalgene, a manufacturer of reusable containers, is teaming up with Partnership for a Healthier America for the Drink Up initiative, a movement that encourages Americans to drink more water.

07/28/2014 - 12:22pm

CCA Industries, whose brands include Plus+White toothpastes and teeth whiteners, Nutra Nail nail care treatments and Scar Zone scar treatment, widened its net loss during second quarter 2014, and has pulled the plug on its Gel Perfect brand.

 

07/28/2014 - 12:05pm

Indie beauty brand Butter London has announced that private equity investment firm Encore Consumer Capital has made a majority investment in the company and will form a partnership to help develop and market the Seattle-based brand.