January 3, 2012

H-E-B is bringing its "Mi Tiendo" Latin format to the Austin market, according to a report published last week by American-Statesman.

November 30, 2011

The University of Texas is launching a certification program for pharmacy technicians, the school said.

November 18, 2011

RetailMeNot.com, an online coupon aggregator, found that online coupon usage was up 23% on its site in the months leading up to the holiday shopping season, the company announced Wednesday.

November 3, 2011

With the holiday season just around the corner, RediClinic is encouraging consumers to enroll in its medically supervised weight-loss program, Weigh Forward, by offering $100 in free groceries at H-E-B when they enroll. The offer ends Dec. 31.

October 17, 2011

Whole Foods is focusing on immune support by offering educational podcasts, in-store lectures, a brochure and a "seasonal wellness shopping list" to customers this fall.

October 11, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new strength for a psychiatric drug made by Edgemont Pharmaceuticals, Edgemont said Tuesday.

October 7, 2011

Online coupons and coupon codes could drive sales for businesses, according to a new study.

August 31, 2011

Retailer Whole Foods is continuing its foray into the health-and-wellness realm.

July 25, 2011

Speech-recognition software developer VoicePort and mobile-applications-as-a-service company Unwired Nation have entered an agreement to port the former’s customer service software to smartphones and tablets, the companies said.

July 25, 2011

Whole Foods Market announced that it has launched the Whole Kids Foundation, a charitable organization that will provide children with access to healthy food choices through partnerships with schools, educators and organizations.

June 24, 2011

Whole Foods Market co-CEO Walter Robb told investors at a Jefferies Global Consumer Conference that the 300-store chain is expected to grow to 1,000 stores in the United States.

June 22, 2011

Genesis Today on Tuesday launched its GenEssentials Greens, a concentrated vegan supplement with more than 75 plant-based ingredients.

June 16, 2011

Genesis Today has introduced two functional beverages exclusively at Walmart.

June 9, 2011

Whole Foods has expanded its board of directors.

May 13, 2011

In honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Thinksport and Livestrong have announced that Thinksport Livestrong sunscreen now is available online and in stores just in time for summer.

May 6, 2011

Nestle Waters North America has inked a deal to acquire the maker of Sweet Leaf and Tradewinds beverage brands.

April 29, 2011

With more than two-thirds of Americans either overweight or obese, weight management undoubtedly is a critical health issue facing the nation. And the news that RediClinic now is offering a weight-management program speaks to a larger trend with the convenient care industry: expanding service offerings beyond acute care, which includes, for some operators, tools to tackle obesity.

April 25, 2011

RediClinic, which operates 29 clinics inside H-E-B grocery stores in Houston, Austin and San Antonio, is launching in May the new Weigh Forward medically supervised weight-loss program.

April 21, 2011

Whole Foods Market this week has introduced a comprehensive, color-coded rating system for household cleaners sold at its stores.

April 6, 2011

Whole Foods Market is celebrating Earth Month by focusing on educating consumers on its organic body care guidelines, eco-friendly packaging efforts and the evaluated ingredients in premium body care products through its Be Good to Your Whole Body campaign.

April 1, 2011

Proving that natural food stores have a sense of humor, Whole Foods hosted a faux website home page to celebrate April Fools' Day.

March 28, 2011

Whole Foods is becoming the latest retailer to offer in-store bars, according to published reports.

March 15, 2011

Specialty pharmacy provider The Apothecary Shops has opened its 18th store, the company said Monday.

February 10, 2011

Whole Foods Market’s first-quarter net income surged 79% to $88.7 million, on an increase in customer visits and a rise in average transactions. The natural and organic foods grocer raised 2011 profit outlook on its strong results, which beat expectations.