July 31, 2015

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services this week announced that they expect the average premium for a basic Medicare Part D prescription drug plan in 2016 to remain stable at about $32.50 per month.

July 31, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores commented on the proposed regulations on the use of managed care in Medicaid and in the Children’s Health Insurance Program, urging "to maintain the strong link between Medicaid patients and community pharmacies and the valuable services that these pharmacies provide."

July 31, 2015

South Korean beauty fave TonyMoly is laying down U.S. roots. With one store in New York City’s Chinatown, limited product distribution in Urban Outfitters and Sephora and a new website, the brand has opened its second Big Apple location.

July 31, 2015

Walmart.com is kicking off hundreds of special buys timed to a historical spike in traffic when customers start the bulk of their back-to-school shopping.

July 30, 2015

CVS Health has entered into two new clinical affiliations with Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Kansas and Lehigh Valley Health Network in Pennsylvania.

July 30, 2015

CVS Health and IBM on Thursday announced they will use predictive analytics and Watson cognitive computing for care management services for patients with chronic disease.

July 30, 2015

There is a new general market consumer out there, and retailers and CPG companies better know how to market to them — because they are asking different questions, are more diverse than ever and include everyone.

July 30, 2015

McKesson on Thursday reported increased revenues for the first quarter, which ended June 30. At $47.5 billion, revenues were up 9%, compared with $43.5 billion a year ago. First-quarter earnings per diluted share from continuing operations was $2.50 compared with $1.76 a year ago.

July 30, 2015

The big spenders are at Costco, according to mobile-location firm Placed, which linked store spending to tracked locations.

July 30, 2015

Revlon on Wednesday announced its results for the second quarter, which ended June 30.

July 30, 2015

Nonie Creme, the founder and creative director of Nonie Creme Colour Prevails, announced Wednesday that she will reach out to Walgreens beauty advisers via social media and in-store visits, as part of a nationwide tour.

July 29, 2015

E-commerce has been the fastest-growing retail channel in the U.S. beauty market, with a compound annual growth rate of 24% since 2009, the Kline Group reported on Tuesday.

July 29, 2015

Sainsbury’s, the United Kingdom’s second-largest supermarket chain, announced Wednesday that it sold its pharmacy chain to LloydsPharmacy for £125 million (approximately $195 billion).

July 28, 2015

The Council for Responsible Nutrition will host a conversation with key regulators of the dietary supplement industry at annual meeting. 

July 28, 2015

Mediterra nutrition bars feature various fruits, vegetables, seeds and grains, providing options for different snacking occasions throughout the day.

July 28, 2015

The National Association of Chain Stores commented this week on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ proposed regulations guiding the use of managed care in Medicaid and in the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

July 28, 2015

A recent study by IRI busts several myths about millennials, in order to help marketers understand the face of the consumers who will spend nearly $290 billion in consumer-packaged goods by 2020.

July 28, 2015

Save-A-Lot generated $4.6 billion in fiscal 2015 sales, representing 26% of Supervalu's revenue base. 

July 28, 2015

Procter & Gamble has named David Taylor as its next president and CEO.

July 28, 2015

Voters from all political parties support sunshine legislation that would make promote transparency in generic prescription drug payments by pharmacy benefit manager corporations, according to a national survey from the National Community Pharmacists Association released Tuesday.

July 28, 2015

Sandoz on Tuesday announced the launch of a generic version of AstraZeneca’s Pulmicort Respules (budesonide inhalation suspension) in 1-mg strength. Sandoz expects to have 180-day generic drug marketing exclusivity for the 1-mg strength.

July 27, 2015

Walmart employee Loren Wade recently celebrated his 103rd birthday. 

July 27, 2015

The Israeli Health Ministry approved on Monday a decision to allow patients licensed to receive medical marijuana from a pharmacy with authorization from a medical expert, according to theJerusalem Post.

July 27, 2015

A survey of more than 60,000 e-commerce shoppers  found that retailers can reduce abandonment by targeting customers who visited with the intent to buy, but didn’t complete a purchase (“true abandoners”).