With its holiday offerings, CVS/pharmacy is hoping to make it easy for shoppers to make it their one-stop shopping destination for healthier food options, entertaining and winter essentials to fight cough, cold and flu.
Reuters is reporting that Brookshire Grocery’s parent company, Brookshire Holdings, has stopped the process it was undergoing to potentially sell the grocery chain for as much as $1 billion. The company did not give any comment on why the process was stopped. (Reuters)
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has named McKesson as one of its “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality” for the third year in a row, and has been recognized for fostering health by the National Business Coalition on Health.
In addition to its 136% increase in sales (the result of Family Dollar sales’ inclusion for the first full quarter), Dollar Tree opened 204 stores and expanded or relocated 63 other locations.
In this week’s What’s Next, Lonni Delane looks at how social media is fostering the growth of the online beauty guru and allowing for more diversity than ever.
Eli Lilly and Co.’s Petrazza in a trial extended the lives of patients who took the drug in combination with two forms of chemotherapy to 11.5 months.
In a Q3 that saw a 14% increase in sales, Fred’s reported earnings that show a marked improvement over the company’s performance last year.
Mylan has introduced its generic of Jazz Pharmaceuticals’ schizophrenia treatment.
Following Monday’s announcement that Pfizer would be merging with Ireland-based company Allergan, some analysts are predicting that Pfizer would split the combined company following the $160 billion deal, Reuters reported. According to the report, the split would likely divide the company’s established products (i.e., generics) unit and its innovative medicines unit, composed of drugs that are still patent-protected. (Reuters)
The popular Oreo Churros line introduced by J&J Snack Foods last November has two new creme-filled offerings.