August 12, 2014

Alliance Boots on Monday announced that it has completed the acquisition of South America's Farmacias Ahumada S.A. ("FASA").

 

August 12, 2014

ConAgra has begun its search for new CEO, following Gary Rodkin’s announcement to the board that he plans to retire at the end of the company’s fiscal year, May 2015.

August 12, 2014

Retail spending growth was at an 11-month high in July as summer vacation travel led strong spending during the month, according to data reported by payment technology and services provider First Data Corp.

August 12, 2014

Rite Aid is getting a head start on the 2014-15 cold and flu season with the announcement Tuesday that seasonal flu shots are now available at Rite Aid pharmacies nationwide. 

 

August 11, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration last week released a draft guidance to assist sponsors and other interested parties in providing information that will help the agency determine the exclusivity period for biologics approved under Section 351(a) of the Public Health Service Act, Bloomberg BNA reported.

August 11, 2014

A settlement in a Schnuck Markets security breach class-action lawsuit has been reached and a notification program is underway, as approved by the Circuit Court of the City of St. Louis, State of Missouri.

August 11, 2014

Sears Holdings announced that Alasdair James has joined the company as president and chief member officer for the Kmart business.

August 11, 2014

Twinlab Consolidation Corp. on Monday announced it has acquired Twinlab Corp. in a strategic, employee-led buyout. 

 

August 8, 2014

Walgreens pulled the trigger on step two of its proposed Alliance Boots merger a full six months early.

 

August 7, 2014

Cardinal Health on Wednesday announced that its board of directors approved a cash dividend of $0.3425 per common share payable on Oct. 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Oct. 1, 2014.

August 7, 2014

Costco reported on Thursday a boost in net sales and same-store sales during the month of July.

August 7, 2014

The Food Marketing Institute on Wednesday launched a number of resources in support of its recently launched U.S. Grocery Shopping Trends 2014 report. 

August 7, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Wednesday announced that Craig Barnes and Kelly Ma have joined the company and will lead its new sourcing team.

 

August 7, 2014

The J.M. Smucker Co. will acquire Sahale Snacks, a privately held company located in Seattle. Sahale is a manufacturer and marketer of branded nut and fruit snacks.

August 7, 2014

The British Retail Consortium Global Standard has once again certified Menasha Packaging’s Yukon Plant, located in Ruffs Dale, Pa., for Packaging and Packaging Materials, Menasha has announced.

August 7, 2014

Beiersdorf released results for the first half of the year and recorded a lift in sales of Nivea and Eucerin brands in the Consumer Business Segment.

August 6, 2014

Galderma Labs, maker of the Cetaphil line of cleansers and moisturizers, has once again partnered with Camp Wonder to donate a portion of the proceeds of a limited-edition Moisturizing Cream, available exclusively at CVS/pharmacy locations nationwide and online, beginning in August. Over the past three years, Cetaphil has donated more than $400,000 to fund camp activities for children with skin diseases.

August 6, 2014

Higi and Stayhealthy on Wednesday announced that the companies have completed a transaction, creating the largest connected retail health kiosk network in the United States.

August 6, 2014

Kroger was recognized recently for the company's commitment to employee health and wellness by both the National Business Group on Health and the American Heart Association, the grocer announced Wednesday.

August 6, 2014

PepsiCo and Feed the Children, along with corporate partners, on Wednesday helped out families in the Buffalo, N.Y., area with food essentials and also supplied Avon products.

August 6, 2014

Community pharmacists can dramatically help their patients stick to their prescription regimens, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy.

August 6, 2014

Walgreens said it has exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots ahead of the original option period, which was between February and August 2015.

 

August 5, 2014

GNC Holdings on Tuesday named Michael Archbold CEO and appointed him to the board, effective immediately.

August 4, 2014

Apothecary Products, a manufacturer and distributor of consumer healthcare products and pharmacy supplies, announced three new hires for its leadership team: Nathan Hanson, president and CEO; Darran Spence, CFO; and Jim O’Sullivan, SVP of sales.