December 18, 2014

Alex Brands has acquired toy brand Shrinky Dinks for an undisclosed amount.

December 17, 2014

Pharmavite announced Wednesday that it has acquired FoodState, makers of whole food supplements, sold under the MegaFood and Innate Response brands.

December 11, 2014

The holiday season is the battery category’s best friend. A shift in the consumer electronics industry to built-in rechargeable batteries and the growth of do-it-all smartphones that replace many battery-operated devices has left the category in a slump. 

November 24, 2014

Endo on Monday announced the acquisition of rights to Natesto (testosterone nasal gel), a testosterone nasal gel for replacement therapy in adult males diagnosed with hypogonadism. 

November 19, 2014

Emdeon announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Change Healthcare.

November 17, 2014

Actavis will acquire Allergan for a combination of $129.22 in cash and 0.3683 Actavis shares for each share of Allergan common stock, the company announced Monday.

November 13, 2014

Target has acquired Pittsburgh-based PoweredAnalytics, a start-up that has developed an in-store personalization platform, the Pittsburgh Business Times reported.

November 13, 2014

Warren Buffett is snapping up Procter & Gamble’s Duracell battery business in a deal valued at $4.7 billion.

November 3, 2014

Lozier Corp., which provides store fixtures to major retailers around the world, on Monday announced the acquisition of the Leggett and Platt Store Fixtures Group — another manufacturer of retail fixtures.

October 31, 2014

Estée Lauder has acquired RODIN olio lusso, a skin care brand founded by New York stylist Linda Rodin.

October 29, 2014

Pharmacy veteran Frank Scorpiniti has stepped down as CEO of Rexall/Katz Group Canada.

October 20, 2014

The National Community Pharmacists Association has announced that Frank Iannarone III, owner of Madison Pharmacy in Madison, N.J., was named the winner of the 2014 NCPA Prescription Drug Safety Award.

October 20, 2014

L'Oréal USA has announced plans to acquire multi-cultural beauty brand Carol's Daughter.

 

October 15, 2014

Organizational capacity.” That’s Dollar General’s shorthand for the discipline and rigorous financial modeling that the company applies to its rapid store expansion and remodeling program. 

October 15, 2014

The Estée Lauder Cos. looks to acquire Le Labo, a fragrance and sensory lifestyle brand with a French heritage.

October 14, 2014

Impax Labs last week announced the execution of a definitive agreement under which Impax will acquire Tower Holdings. 

October 9, 2014

Catamaran, a provider of technology and pharmacy benefit management services, on Wednesday announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Salveo Specialty Pharmacy.

October 9, 2014

Endo International and Auxilium Pharmaceuticals on Thursday announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement.

September 30, 2014

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced a definitive agreement to acquire Alios BioPharma, a privately held clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies for viral diseases, for approximately $1.8 billion in cash.

September 29, 2014

Alliance Boots on Monday announced that China Securities Regulatory Commission has approved the group's investment in Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited.

September 29, 2014

Walmart on Monday named Kevin Systrom, co-founder of Instagram, as a new member of the company’s board, effective Sept. 26.

 

September 9, 2014

Annie's, a natural and organic food company, will be acquired by General Mills for $46 per share for a total transaction of $820 million.

September 9, 2014

Beauty company Living Proof, which is co-owned by actress Jennifer Aniston, has promoted chief marketing officer Grace Ray to serve as CEO, effective Sept. 19.

September 4, 2014

Alliance Data Systems on Thursdy announced it has signed a multi-year agreement to provide co-brand and private-label credit card services for Meijer.