December 11, 2014

Are high distribution costs and overly complex regulations stifling pharmaceutical and health product suppliers’ ability to fully engage with the fast-changing healthcare marketplace? That’s one concern raised by a global survey of healthcare executives in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and Latin America from United Parcel Service.

December 9, 2014

Teva Canada, a subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, announced Tuesday that Health Canada has approved its application for the generic version of PrTarceva. 

December 4, 2014

Canadian pharmacy retailer Rexall has received approval from the Competition Bureau of Canada to purchase two Shoppers Drug Mart stores — one in Sechelt, British Columbia and the other in Devon, Alberta.

December 1, 2014

Rexall’s EVP and CFO, Sharon Driscoll, was named a Women's Executive Network's 2014 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner, the Canadian retailer announced.

November 26, 2014

Three women researchers were honored on Tuesday by L'Oréal Canada and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, as part of the L'Oréal Canada For Women and Science Program with the support of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, during an awards ceremony held at the French Embassy in Ottawa.

November 19, 2014

Target’s efforts to regain its footing following last year’s data breach and its digital efforts appear to be gaining traction.

November 12, 2014

Beauty subscription company Birchbox has announced that it is launching Canada-wide, marking the sixth country it has expanded to since launching in the United States in September 2010.

November 12, 2014

Canada’s Loblaw posted double-digit revenue gains during the third quarter fueled by the solid performance of Shoppers Drug Mart, which was acquired in the second quarter.

November 7, 2014

Shoppers Drug Mart is looking to raise $750,000 in support of Look Good Feel Better across its stores in the Aberta, Atlantic and Prairies regions. And in Ontario, the Canadian drug store retailer is hoping to raise $375,000 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

October 29, 2014

Pharmacy veteran Frank Scorpiniti has stepped down as CEO of Rexall/Katz Group Canada.

October 29, 2014

Domtar Corp. — which designs, manufactures, markets and distributes fiber-based products including communication papers, specialty and packaging papers and absorbent hygiene products — has elected Shoppers Drug Mart’s Domenic Pilla to its board.

October 17, 2014

Target Canada announced on Friday the official opening of three new stores in Canada, marking the final stores scheduled to open in 2014 and bringing to 133 the total number of Target Canada stores open across the country.

October 13, 2014

Skinfix, a manufacturer of steroid-free skin healing solutions, will debut this month its dry skin and eczema solutions exclusively at all Target stores in the United States and online at Target.com.


October 8, 2014

Facing a competitive landscape, Canada’s Jean Coutu Group is ramping up promotional activity and working to build loyalty among younger beauty shoppers with its private-label brand.

October 2, 2014

Seroyal on Wednesday announced the Canadian release of Genestra Brands Statin Care, a balanced nutritional supplement formulated to provide nutritional support for patients taking statin medications.

September 26, 2014

Canada’s Jean Coutu Group has tapped the three Dufour-Lapointe sisters — Maxime, Chloé and Justine — to be the new ambassadors of its Personnelle Cosmetics private-label brand.

September 23, 2014

Canada’s Loblaw Cos. has announced the expansion of its loyalty program, PC Plus, to No Frills stores across Western Canada and Ontario.

September 18, 2014

Canada’s Loblaw Cos. is ushering in a new era for its President's Choice consumer packaged goods brand and launching the “most ambitious and comprehensive campaign in its history,” the retailer announced.

September 12, 2014

Lupin Limited and Salix Pharmaceuticals on Friday announced that they have entered into a definitive distribution agreement under which Salix has granted Lupin the exclusive right to market, distribute and sell certain Salix products in Canada. 

August 28, 2014

Real Canadian Superstore locations in Western Canada now offer a faster, easier way to make nutritious food choices when shopping for groceries, as Loblaw Cos. has expanded its Guiding Stars program in British Columbia and Alberta, the company has announced.

August 28, 2014

Canada’s Shoppers Drug Mart, which was acquired earlier this year by grocer Loblaw Cos., is looking to test the sale of fresh produce beginning in September, according to a Toronto Star report.

August 20, 2014

Target’s U.S. sales held up reasonably well in second-quarter 2014, but weak results in Canada and expense pressures prompted the company to reduce its full-year profit expectations a week after Brian Cornell became president and CEO.

August 14, 2014

Loblaw Cos. has announced the appointment of Pavi Binning as a director on its board.

July 24, 2014

Despite a still-challenging economic climate, Loblaw’s profit in the second quarter beat analysts’ expectations, and was bolstered by strong sales in its recently acquired Shoppers Drug Mart.