Albertsons and Safeway announced on Tuesday that they have received clearance from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for the companies' proposed merger, which was announced on March 6, 2014.
The OurPet Co. on Tuesday announced the launch of several new products for its line of Pet Zone cat toys.
Actavis on Monday agreed to acquire Auden Mckenzie Holdings for approximately $465.8 million in cash, plus a two-year royalty on a percentage of gross profits of one of Auden Mckenzie's products.
Discount Drug Mart founder Parviz Boodjeh died Friday, according to a report in the The Plain Dealer.
A survey conducted in eight world markets during the latter half of January 2015 revealed insights on online purchasing habits of consumers in winter.
Emphasizing the importance of promoting policies that improve patient outcomes and lead to healthier, safer communities, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores submitted a statement to the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health in lead-up to Tuesday’s hearing titled, “Examining Public Health Legislation to Help Patients and Local Communities.”
IRI has hired Michael Rosenthal as EVP of global operations. Rosenthal is a member of the executive leadership team and reports to Andrew Appel, president and CEO of IRI.
Family Dollar's second-largest shareholder Trian Fund Management cut its stake in the company by more than two-thirds to 2.07%.
Symplmed Pharmaceuticals announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved Prestalia (perindopril arginine and amlodipine) tablets to treat hypertension.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, last week introduced a bill that would extend to new combination drugs containing molecules already approved by the Food and Drug Administration the same five-year market exclusivity as a drug product containing an entirely new set of active ingredients.