May 20, 2011

A new fitness DVD featuring Jari Love's "Get Ripped!" workout series has made its debut.

May 20, 2011

Target plans to spend more than it had forecast this year on its entry into the Canadian market as it nails down more of the best retail locations sooner than expected.

May 12, 2011

Infusium 23 hair care, which is available in more than 20,000 retail stores across the United States and Canada, has joined K Public Relations' portfolio of Idelle/Helen of Troy brands.

May 12, 2011

Target is setting up three distribution centers in Canada in preparation for its debut north of the border, according to a report in The Globe and Mail.

May 5, 2011

A major depressive disorder treatment made by Pfizer significantly reduced the number and severity of moderate-to-severe hot flashes in postmenopausal women, compared with placebo, according to a new study.

April 28, 2011

Health Station Networks will acquire “substantially all” of the assets of Sentry Health Monitors, which owns and operates more than 20,000 health monitors in pharmacies and other locations in the United States and Canada previously owned by Lifeclinic International, under a binding letter of intent.

April 26, 2011

Taro said that the Food and Drug Administration has declared the drug maker's manufacturing facility in Canada as having acceptable regulatory status.

April 25, 2011

Beauty junkies in Canada have a new option when shopping for products. A new format recently unveiled by Katz Group Canada’s flagship Rexall drug store chain is aimed at making its stores “an innovative health destination.”


The Rexall Healthy Living Pharmacy format features a combined skin care and beauty care department. The goal: to focus on derm versus just cosmetics.


April 15, 2011

Procter & Gamble is expanding its voluntary recall of Clairol Natural Instincts to include two additional shades in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

April 13, 2011

Target expects sales from its upcoming Canadian stores to total more than $6 billion by 2017, Dow Jones reported.

April 11, 2011

Mederma Skin Care scars gel and Mederma stretch marks therapy now are available in Canada at such retailers as Shoppers Drug Mart, London Drugs, Walmart and Pharma Plus, according to Merz Pharma Canada.

April 8, 2011

Procter & Gamble has announced a voluntary recall of 10 shades of its Clairol Natural Instincts in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico because of a mismatched ColorFresh! Revitalizer sachet in the kits that may create an unwanted color result.

April 4, 2011

A rice brand has kicked off a global campaign that encourages families to eat healthier and come together for meals.

April 1, 2011

Safeway on Friday announced the start of its companywide fundraising campaign for Easter Seals, Special Olympics, Rebuilding Together and a range of job training programs that help people with disabilities live fuller lives.

March 8, 2011

Safeway on Tuesday said that it expects to earn $1.60 to $1.80 per diluted share during the quarter, after the company's board approved a $1.1 billion dividend from Canada to the United States.

February 28, 2011

Procter & Gamble is letting Target customers know that great things come in small packages as it launches new Tide and Gain compacted powder laundry detergents.

February 11, 2011

Nicole by OPI has announced that it will reissue its sold-out One Less Lonely Girl nail lacquer shades, inspired by the songs and fans of pop star Justin Bieber.

February 8, 2011

Valeant Pharmaceuticals subsidiary Biovail Labs International has licensed Canadian rights to a treatment for acne from Allergan, Valeant said Tuesday.

January 20, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration and Health Canada have granted priority review to a drug for treating hepatitis C.

January 13, 2011

Just days after announcing 2011 U.S. expansion plans, Target announced an acquisition in Canada that will enable it to open between 100 and 150 stores during the next four years.

January 12, 2011

Katz Group Canada is withholding comment on a report in the Edmonton Journal Wednesday that speculated on the potential sale of the Canadian drug store giant.

January 4, 2011

Private equity fund Brynwood Partners VI L.P. announced on Tuesday that its newly formed portfolio company, High Ridge Brands, has acquired the Zest brand from Procter & Gamble.

December 16, 2010

ECRM on Thursday announced the launch of a series of reports and a new blog on retail circular ads. The new resources provide a unique perspective on retail promotions from Walmart, Kroger, Walgreens, Safeway, Best Buy, OfficeMax, Aldi and 160 additional retailers in the United States and Canada.

November 18, 2010

The Jean Coutu Group may be only biding its time before making another go at...