May 26, 2015

Former Walmart EVP and chief merchandising officer Duncan Mac Naughton has joined the board of directors of Crossmark, a sales, marketing and merchandising services company focused on the retail and consumer goods industries.

May 26, 2015

Acquisition target Perrigo recently filed a complaint to Irish Takeover Panel regarding Mylan proposal. 

May 22, 2015

Mars Chocolate North America this week unveiled a number of new products, along with some new consumer promotions and merchandising displays at the National Confectioners Association Sweets and Snacks Expo in Chicago.

May 22, 2015

Sanrio, parent company of Hello Kitty, and The Mentholatum Co.'s Softlips Cube 5-in-1 Lip Care will partner to launch a new lip balm collection beginning in July.

May 21, 2015

CVS Health entered an agreement to acquire Omnicare, a provider of pharmacy services to long-term care facilities.

May 21, 2015

Glucose Health targets Type-2 diabetics with fiber supplement.  

May 21, 2015

Did you know that makeup residue, oil and dead skin can collect on makeup brushes and impact your skin’s health?

May 21, 2015

LivingSocial picks up health and wellness and ecommerce veteran to become the company's CFO. 

May 21, 2015

More than 9-in-10 retail executive leaders are worried about executing against their retail strategy. 

May 20, 2015

Why would Walmart launch an insurance education service for the 140 million Americans who shop its stores each week? For one thing, because more than 60% of Americans have a tough time understanding their health insurance plan options, according to research from the Kaiser Family Foundation, and nearly 40% feel that they picked the wrong plan after enrolling.

May 20, 2015

Mergers and acquisitions among pharmaceutical companies has kicked into high gear this year, mirroring the larger trend sweeping across the entire spectrum of the health care industry since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act two years ago.

May 20, 2015

Walmart means health and wellness. Increasingly, that’s the message that Wal-Mart Stores is working to convey to the 140 million Americans who walk through its store aisles each week.

May 20, 2015

What is the CVS Health competitive edge? To answer that question, CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo took the stage Wednesday during the UBS Global Healthcare Conference, a three-day conference in New York City that brings together investors and more than 200 companies across a variety of healthcare sectors.

May 20, 2015

The National Association of the Boards of Pharmacy named Rite Aid's Mike Podgurski honorary president.

May 20, 2015

The beverage combines the flavor of Pepsi with lime juice and was inspired by the preferences of the Hispanic community, the company said. 

May 20, 2015

A new and radically different concept for frontline health care emerged last year when Walmart unveiled its first Walmart Care Clinics in Texas, Georgia and South Carolina. If things go according to plan, patients and health plan payers across the United States can look forward to a cheaper and more affordable alternative to the family doctor for nearly all their primary care needs.

May 20, 2015

“When Opti-Grab came out, I thought it was the greatest thing ever. And I bought a pair. And this is the result, ”a badly cross-eyed Carl Reiner says during his mock press conference in Steve Martin’s 1979 comedy classic “The Jerk.”

I remember thinking about that scene when I first heard about Google Glass a few years ago.

May 20, 2015

The retail behemoth that is Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is fixing its sights on a new target: the nation’s overstretched and overly costly primary healthcare system. The result could be a major disruption of that system and the acceleration of health reform in America.

May 20, 2015

Target executives said they are “pleased” with its first quarter, particularly its signature categories.

May 20, 2015

While building a 4,500-store retail pharmacy powerhouse in the United States, Walmart also has kept pace with the specialty pharmacy revolution and is positioning itself to play a stronger role in this most innovative, dynamic and complex area of pharmaceutical R&D and bioengineering.

May 19, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy — including in-depth coverage of retail clinics, generics, consolidations, kiosks and more — in this multi-page report.

May 19, 2015

CVS/pharmacy is celebrating the unofficial start of the summer season with its “CVSCash Card” promotion that rewards its loyal customers with extra cash.

May 19, 2015

Consumers who access social media during the shopping process are four times more likely to spend more, a recent Deloitte Digital study found. 

May 19, 2015

Option Care on Tuesday struck out on its own with the backing of minority-shareholder Walgreens Boots Alliance.