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January 4, 2011

Pfizer will pay Danish biotech company Santaris Pharma $14 million for access to its development platform for RNA-based therapies, Pfizer said Tuesday.

January 3, 2011

CVS Caremark is more than doubling the size of its Medicare Part D program by acquiring the Medicare Part D business of Universal American for roughly $1.25 billion.

December 9, 2010

A citrus soda made by Dr Pepper Snapple Group is making a major splash in the Southern states in which it’s currently sold.

December 7, 2010


DUBLIN, Ohio — Say goodbye to Kinray, the service-obsessed regional drug wholesaler. But say hello to a more muscular and diversified Cardinal Health.


The wholesale and health services giant announced Nov. 18 it will buy Kinray for $1.3 billion. The buyout, set for completion in early 2011, will be a boon to Cardinal, boosting its customer base to more than 7,000 independent drug stores, extending its reach in the Northeast and adding scale versus its wholesale rivals, McKesson and AmerisourceBergen.


December 2, 2010

Merck announced on Thursday it has inked a deal to acquire an insulin maker.

November 29, 2010

Danone will boost its yogurt business with its acquisition of YoCream International.

November 11, 2010

The president and CEO of Agensys, a subsidiary of Japanese drug maker Astellas, will retire,...

November 11, 2010

The Emerson Group recently announced that 37-year industry veteran Daryl Beck has joined the company...

November 10, 2010

Former Kmart CEO Charles Conaway has agreed to drop his appeal of a $10 million...

November 8, 2010

The National Community Pharmacists Association Tuesday unveiled its complete list of newly installed officers and...

October 31, 2010

In a big boost to its growing specialty pharmacy operation, drug-distribution and health services giant...

October 31, 2010

Alberto Culver, which in September entered into an agreement to be acquired by Unilever, announced...

October 28, 2010

Supervalu has sold 14 stores under the Bristol Farms banner, the retailer announced Friday....

October 24, 2010

In order to better facilitate the purchasing of independent community pharmacies, a group that represents...

October 21, 2010

Sandoz has launched a generic antibiotic drug, the generics division of Swiss drug maker Novartis...

October 19, 2010

Henkel AG & Co. KGaA has appointed Stefan Sudhoff, corporate SVP cosmetics/toiletries at Henkel, to...

October 11, 2010

Pfizer will buy King Pharmaceuticals for $3.6 billion, Pfizer said Tuesday....

October 11, 2010

McNeil Consumer Healthcare recently parlayed its Tylenol brand franchise into external analgesics....

October 7, 2010

The board of directors of Genzyme again has rejected a buyout offer by French drug...

October 7, 2010

Swiss drug maker Roche has bought the rights to an investigative treatment for hepatitis C,...

September 30, 2010

Shareholders of Belgian drug maker Movetis have put up nearly all of their shares for...

September 28, 2010

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries' subsequent offering period by one of its subsidiaries for all outstanding ordinary...

September 26, 2010

Unilever is significantly boosting its hair care portfolio by acquiring Alberto-Culver for $3.7 billion in cash....

September 23, 2010

Capital Group Holdings has acquired Main Street Family Pharmacy in Newbern, Tenn., Capital Group said...

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