Christmas Day saw both strong online and mobile sales. Key Christmas Day trends reported by the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark include an 8.3% year-over-year increase in online sales.
Rite Aid is ringing in the New Year by offering wellness+ members the opportunity to receive lifestyle and entertainment rewards for every $50 spent in stores on participating products now through Jan. 24.
In a staff memo, the Office of Generics Drug’s acting director, Kathleen Uhl, vowed to take action on 90% of the abbreviated new drug application backlog before October 2017, and has appointed Ted Sherwood as acting director of OGD’s Office of Regulatory Operations to help with the improvements, FDANews.com has reported.
Novo Nordisk last week announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved the company's new drug application for Saxenda, a once-daily glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist is used as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for weight management in adults with obesity or who are overweight.
Walgreens shareholders voted to approve all proposals related to the company’s acquisition of the remaining 55% of Alliance Boots GmbH that it does not currently own and the reorganization of the company into a holding company structure.
Actavis and Adamas Pharmaceuticals last week announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved Namzaric. According to the companies, the drug is used to treat moderate to severe dementia of the Alzheimer's type in patients stablized on memantine hydrochloride and donepezil hydrochloride.
Diplomat Pharmacy has announced that Jennifer Hagerman, senior director of education and quality at Diplomat, will take office as the president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association on Jan. 1.
Amazon reported that its 20th holiday brought record growth for Amazon Prime and it saved customers more than $2 billion on free two-day shipping through Amazon Prime and other free shipping offers. In addition, 100 million more items shipped for free this holiday compared with last.
Unilever’s Axe brand has introduced the new Axe White Label — a refined product line for today’s multi-faceted, sophisticated guy.
The South is experiencing high flu activity as Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana lead the list of top 10 states, according to the latest Walgreens Flu Index, a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity, and ranking of those experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country.