August 27, 2012

Ruiz Foods has named Rachel Cullen as president and CEO.

August 23, 2012

A drug maker that specializes in pain medications started the third late-stage trial of a drug for treating pain in patients who have undergone certain surgeries.

August 22, 2012

A company that runs a cloud-based communications system for use by healthcare providers, family and others and designed to improve health care and outcomes is launching a nationwide flu shot drive.

August 21, 2012

The largest nonprofit organization focused on HIV and AIDS has acquired a group of specialty pharmacies.

August 21, 2012

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Murad, whose skin care products are available at such retailers as Ulta Beauty and Sephora, has announced the addition of the new Pore & Line Minimizing Hydrator to its Anti-Aging Acne Line, which was created to simultaneously reduce acne and aging concerns.

August 20, 2012

A new network allows customers to use tablets to participate in customer loyalty programs, according to published reports.

August 17, 2012

Playmaker Nutrition recently announced its planned foray into retail outlets in September with a line of supplement products targeting teens and tweens.

August 15, 2012

Beauty company Physicians Formula is being acquired by private equity firm Swander Pace Capital for $4.25 per share in cash, or approximately $65 million.

August 15, 2012

A division of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has launched a generic chemotherapy drug, the company said.

August 14, 2012

Clif Bar on Monday initiated a voluntary recall of a small amount of 12-pack blueberry crisp Clif bars and individual mislabeled blueberry crisp Clif Bars in chocolate chip Clif bar wrappers with the "best by" date of 17MAR13G3, which were distributed to a limited number of stores predominately east of the Mississippi River.

August 14, 2012

Shopkick, a shopping application that rewards shoppers for walking into stores and interacting with products, has teamed up with CVS/pharmacy to roll out a first-ever offering of walk-in and other rewards at a retail pharmacy, Shopkick announced on Tuesday.

August 14, 2012

Nordic Naturals on Tuesday rolled out a brand new look across its professional product line with a new classification system to better assist selection.

August 13, 2012

99 Cents Only Stores is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

August 13, 2012

Save Mart Supermarkets announced that all of its banners — including Save Mart, S-Mart Foods, Lucky, FoodMaxx and Maxx Value Foods stores — will be raising funds for children's hospitals in California and Nevada.

August 10, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition added two keynote speakers to its annual meeting docket.

August 9, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating a rare type of leukemia, the agency said Thursday.

August 9, 2012

At-home gel polish brand SensatioNail has launched its new SensatioNail Gel Polish Removal Kit and Gel Polish Removal Tool.

August 8, 2012

Safeway shoppers looking to save at the pump this summer and beyond no longer will be able to, according to published reports.

August 8, 2012

Consumers are more comfortable sharing data with retailers than they are with social networks, especially if it enhances the shopping experience, according to a recent survey conducted by the E-tailing Group and MyBuys.

August 7, 2012

Nordic Naturals has introduced a new kid-friendly line of supplements.

August 6, 2012

At the start of the year, Drug Store News predicted that 2012 would be a significant year for the convenient care industry as retail-based health clinics gear up for expansion and move closer to version 2.0. Well, that prediction is ringing true.

August 3, 2012

Peggy Fleming, a gold-medal figure skater at the 1968 Winter Olympic Games, signed autographs for customers in the shadow of the 535-ft. “Tour of London” Procter & Gamble product display at Walmart in American Canyon, Calif.

August 2, 2012

Active Health Foods announced that it has reached an agreement with UNFI, a leading independent national distributor of natural, organic and specialty foods and related products — including nutritional supplements, personal care items and organic produce — in the United States.

August 2, 2012

Big Doctor is watching you — to make sure you're taking your drugs as prescribed, that is.