December 19, 2013

Endo announced Thursday that regulatory waiting periods in the United States and Canada related to its plans to acquire a Montreal-based drug maker have been terminated.

December 19, 2013

Meda has signed an agreement to acquire ZpearPoint AS, including global rights to its main product, EB24, an OTC line for treating dental erosion.

December 18, 2013

Actelion has launched a topical gel used to treat a kind of skin cancer, the company said.

December 18, 2013

Mylan has acquired rights to an experimental respiratory drug made by Pfizer, Mylan said.

December 16, 2013

Endo Health Solutions will acquire the maker of a patch used to treat migraines that received Food and Drug Administration approval at the beginning of this year.

December 16, 2013

Everett Labs has acquired Quinnova Pharmaceuticals from Amneal Enterprises, Everett said Monday.

December 16, 2013

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International will acquire Solta Medical for about $250 million, Valeant said Monday.

December 13, 2013

The Irish High Court has approved Perrigo's pending acquisition of Irish drug maker Elan, the companies said Friday.

December 13, 2013

Navarro Discount Pharmacy, which operates 33 locations in Southern Florida, has introduced a compliance packaging program, EZ Meds Medicine Packaging System, that organizes a patient’s prescription medications into individual packets with labels and instructions.

December 9, 2013

Covidien will acquire a company that markets a swallowed capsule used in medical imaging for $860 million, the hospital equipment manufacturer said Sunday.

December 4, 2013

Sears Holdings chairman and CEO Eddie Lampert has pared down his stake in the retailing company, according to a regulatory filing Tuesday.

December 3, 2013

Forest Labs is spending at least $240 million to buy rights to a psychiatric drug made by Merck, the New York-based drug maker said.

November 25, 2013

The global market research firm Harris Interactive on Monday announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by Nielsen Holdings.

November 25, 2013

A report in the New York Post that Sears Holdings is looking to sell its Canadian division is false, the retailer said.

November 14, 2013

Dollar General Corporation on Wednesday announced the resignations of Raj Agrawal and Adrian Jones as members of its board of directors, effective Dec. 5, 2013.

November 13, 2013

Facing an increasingly competitive retail landscape, Canadian retailer Loblaw Cos. posted a slight lift in retail sales but, due to incremental margin investment in the back half of the year, lowered its earnings growth expectations for 2013. However, company executives are optimistic as the company remains focused on investing in what it refers to as the “customer proposition” and looks forward to its acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart.

November 11, 2013

Shire will pay $4.2 billion to buy a drug maker specializing in treatments for rare diseases.

November 8, 2013

Merging two classic men’s grooming brands, Procter & Gamble unveiled earlier this year Head & Shoulders with Old Spice.

November 8, 2013

Salix Pharmaceuticals will buy Santarus for $2.6 billion, the drug makers said.

November 6, 2013

Industry veteran Albert Sebok, who held a distinguished career as a pharmacist and healthcare advocate, passed away on Nov. 3.

November 6, 2013

A pharmacist in Canada has won a prestigious award from Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, according to published reports.

November 5, 2013

Endo Health Solutions will acquire Canadian drug maker Paladin Labs for $1.6 billion, mostly in shares of stock, Endo said Tuesday.

November 4, 2013

Crossmark on Monday announced the acquisition of the assets of PromoWorks, an insights-driven shopper marketing solutions firm.

November 4, 2013

Dollar General on Monday announced a number of senior management changes.