December 8, 2010

The Little Clinic, which operates clinics inside select Kroger, King Soopers, Fry's Food Stores and Publix Super Markets, has announced the addition of the MultiPlan and PHCS Networks to its group of accepted provider networks.

December 7, 2010

Supplier News — Coty officially has announced that it is working with Lady Gaga to develop and market the American pop singer’s first signature fragrance. The yet-to-be named fragrance will launch in spring 2012. Distributed worldwide, the fragrance will be managed by the Coty Beauty division in close collaboration with Lady Gaga, who will be creative director, and her Haus of Gaga team.


December 7, 2010

NEW YORK — The leading maker of home prescription lockboxes has unveiled a high-tech security device that brings cutting-edge fingerprint recognition technology to consumers.


The Rx DrugSafe Medicine Lockbox, unveiled by Rx Safes, provides home security by only allowing access to parents, guardians or other authorized users, the company said. Each safe can recognize up to 120 users through their fingerprints, and can store up to 12 medication bottles.


December 6, 2010

NBTY on Monday named Jeffrey Nagel to the CEO post, succeeding Scott Rudolph, who will maintain his position as chairman.

December 6, 2010

Pfizer president and CEO Jeffrey Kindler has retired from the company, the drug maker said Sunday. Ian Read, who currently heads Pfizer’s global biopharmaceutical operations and has worked for the company since 1978, will succeed him.

December 6, 2010

Kellogg's president, CEO and company director David Mackay announced that he will retire from his post, effective Jan. 1.

December 3, 2010

CVS Caremark announced on Friday that former Walmart North executive Hank Mullany will succeed Larry Merlo as president of CVS/pharmacy. The move is part of the corporate succession plan announced last May in which Tom Ryan will retire as CEO prior to the next annual meeting and Merlo will step up as CEO.

December 1, 2010

Nearly all surveyed patients using BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy’s services over the last six years adhered to their therapies, according to recent statistics.

November 30, 2010

Leaders in specialty pharmacy gathered in New York on Tuesday at the New York Athletic Club to attend the second annual Specialty Pharmacy Roundtable discussion presented by Drug Store News and Armada Health Care.

November 30, 2010

The president of drug maker Merck now will fill an additional position at the company: CEO.

November 29, 2010

Moving a step closer to filling a leadership void, the American Pharmacists Association Foundation said Monday it has tapped The Bernard Consulting Group, an executive search firm, to assist with the search for the next executive director and CEO of the organization.

November 29, 2010

The Consumer Goods Forum on Monday announced two major initiatives on climate change — to work toward ending deforestation and to phase out the use of refrigerant gases with high global warming potential — on the opening day of the sixth United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Paris.

November 21, 2010

Lifestyle Foods is helping consumers curb their daily calorie intake without sacrificing taste....

November 18, 2010

One of the Big Three in pharmaceutical wholesaling is about to get a lot bigger....

November 14, 2010

Kiss My Face, a maker of natural personal care products, has partnered with industry vets...

November 14, 2010

A recent Raymond James Financial commercial, in which the “fastidious librarian Emily Skinner” lives to...

November 11, 2010

The president and CEO of Agensys, a subsidiary of Japanese drug maker Astellas, will retire,...

November 10, 2010

Former Kmart CEO Charles Conaway has agreed to drop his appeal of a $10 million...

November 10, 2010

Save Flexible Spending Plans — a national grassroots advocacy organization sponsored by the Employers Council...

November 9, 2010

Household paper goods manufacturer Marcal has appointed a new CEO....

November 8, 2010

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have signed with Brickfish to launch a social...

November 2, 2010

The CEO of drug maker Eli Lilly has called for a “wave of invention” to...

November 1, 2010

Specialty pharmacy provider BioScrip has promoted its COO, the company said Tuesday....

October 31, 2010

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International's subsidiary Biovail Labs International has agreed to acquire several privately owned skin...