November 17, 2010

A coalition of six associations, including the Consumer Healthcare Products Association and the National Association...

November 17, 2010

Biotech company Genzyme Corp. is selling its diagnostics business to Sekisui Chemical Co. for $265...

November 17, 2010

Instant gratification translates well among customers that seek incentives for their participation in loyalty programs,...

November 17, 2010

Food is the most important aspect of the holiday season and unites families, according to...

November 17, 2010

A 20-year veteran at Supervalu will become a senior counselor outside of the company for...

November 16, 2010

With the holiday season just around the corner, CVS/pharmacy is encouraging older adults and their...

November 16, 2010

Soft housing prices drove down the Deloitte consumer spending index for the month of October,...

November 16, 2010

Dollar Tree on Wednesday announced that it has completed its purchase of the assets of...

November 16, 2010

Online retailer Drugstore.com said it would offer free shipping to military and foreign service addresses...

November 16, 2010

Energizer Holdings has obtained U.S. antitrust clearance for the acquisition of American Safety Razor....

November 16, 2010

A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee has recommended expanded approval of a vaccine for...

November 16, 2010

In the first half of 2010, consumers continued to shift to less-expensive private-label products in...

November 16, 2010

Patients taking an investigational treatment for cardiovascular disease showed big improvements in cholesterol levels, according...

November 16, 2010

The maker of Joose flavored malt beverages has filed a lawsuit against one of the...

November 16, 2010

With the holiday season fast approaching, Walgreens is aggressively positioning itself as a holiday shopping...

November 15, 2010

Today, American consumers are more focused on the foods they eat. They read labels. They understand the importance of fiber and whole grains. They know the difference between good and bad fats.

November 15, 2010

Now that more drug stores have moved into the grocery business, consumers are gaining more convenient access to food.

As a result, drug stores, which have always been synonymous with health and wellness, also have a tremendous opportunity to meet the nutrition needs of time-starved shoppers by stocking their shelves with healthier foods.

Food manufacturers, like Kellogg, see an opportunity for retail pharmacies to help reinvent the way groceries are merchandised to shoppers and help consumers make better decisions when buying food.

November 15, 2010

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Tuesday formally established the new Center for...

November 15, 2010

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare on Tuesday announced it will be supporting its Advil Congestion Relief launch...

November 15, 2010

Should retail pharmacists tell their patients to eat a good breakfast?

A mountain of data showing the health benefits of a good breakfast — one that includes high-fiber foods like cereals and grains — point to an unequivocal answer: absolutely. Studies have proven that eating breakfast is closely linked to healthy body weights, improved mental alertness and physical performance. Plus, people who skip breakfast don’t make up for the missed nutrients later in the day.

November 15, 2010

Weak sales trends continued at Walmart’s U.S. stores division during the third quarter as same-store...

November 15, 2010

A location-based retail app now is available for Target shoppers in select markets....

November 15, 2010

Families count on cereal for convenient, affordable nutrition. Quickly prepared or eaten on the go, cereal is a convenient breakfast option for today’s busy families that also provides important nutrients. Studies have proven that eating breakfast is closely linked to healthy body weights, improved mental alertness and physical performance. Plus, people who skip breakfast don’t make up for the missed nutrients later in the day.

November 15, 2010

The Food Marketing Institute on Tuesday announced the appointment of Susan Borra as SVP communications...