February 24, 2015

Shire on Tuesday acquired Meritage, which includes the phase 3-ready compound Oral Budesonide Suspension for the treatment of adolescents and adults with eosinophilic esophagitis.

February 23, 2015

The Hain Celestial Group bolsters its personal care portfolio and expands the scale of its Canadian operations to more than $150 million in net sales via acquisition.

February 11, 2015

Rite Aid is set to acquire Envision Pharmaceutical in a deal valued at $2 billion.

 

February 5, 2015

CareCam Health Systems is looking to revolutionize chronic care management and improve health outcomes with its patient-driven software solution that goes above and beyond teleheath to leverage the power of behavioral science, mobile technology and video. Enter vHealth.

February 4, 2015

Rite Aid has announced that 24 RediClinics are now open inside select Rite Aid pharmacies in the greater Baltimore/Washington D.C. and Philadelphia markets. These mark the first clinics to open inside Rite Aid pharmacies since Rite Aid acquired Houston-based RediClinic, one of the nation’s leading operators of retail clinics, last April.

January 29, 2015

Markwins has entered into an agreement to acquire from Aspire Brands the Bonne Bell and Lip Smacker assets.

January 27, 2015

Family Dollar's second-largest shareholder Trian Fund Management cut its stake in the company by more than two-thirds to 2.07%.

January 23, 2015

Bi-Lo Holdings announced that Ian McLeod has been appointed president and CEO.

 

January 23, 2015

NuGo Nutrition on Thursday acquired Gnu Foods FiberLove bars. As the newest member of the NuGo portfolio, the fiber bars will have the same exact recipe as FiberLove bars, but with a new name to emphasize their taste: NuGo Fiber d'Lish.

January 20, 2015

CareCam Health Systems, a vHealth technology firm offering a chronic care management software platform designed to promote patient adherence to prescribed therapy and seamless coordinated care, announced a strategic collaboration with the Independence Blue Cross Center for Health Care Innovation.

January 14, 2015

Egalet Corp. last week announced the licensing and acquisition of two pain products. Egalet has agreed to license worldwide rights to Oxaydo (oxycodone HCI, USP) tablets for oral use only -CII, the first and only approved immediate-release oxycodone product formulated to deter abuse via snorting from Acura Pharmaceuticals, the company stated.

January 13, 2015

Menasha Corp. on Monday announced that it has acquired PearceWellwood of Brampton, Ontario.

January 12, 2015

AmerisourceBergen on Monday acquired MWI Veterinary Supply, the leading animal health distribution company in the United States, for $2.5 billion.

January 12, 2015

Shire and NPS Pharmaceuticals have entered into a merger agreement for a total consideration of $5.2 billion.

 

January 8, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance on Friday will ring the opening bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of the merger of Walgreens and Alliance Boots.

January 6, 2015

Rite Aid named Jocelyn Zazyczny Konrad, currently VP healthcare initiatives, to group VP pharmacy initiatives and clinical services.

 

January 5, 2015

Wasserstein & Co., LP, on behalf of its private equity fund Wasserstein Partners III, has announced the acquisition of Paris Presents from funds advised by private equity firm Mason Wells.

December 30, 2014

Kroger is reportedly expanding the testing of an e-commerce service in Greater Cincinnati that is modeled after Harris Teeter’s “click and collect” program, according to a local report.

December 29, 2014

Telemedicine and a growing demand for biopharmaceutical medications were among the top trends in health care in 2014, according to Kalorama Information.

December 29, 2014

Walgreens' shareholders voted to approve all proposals related to the company’s acquisition of the remaining 55% of Alliance Boots GmbH.

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.