June 19, 2013

Walgreens, together with Chicago-based solar developer SoCore Energy, announced on Wednesday that they will build more than 200 new solar installations at Walgreens stores throughout California, Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York.

June 7, 2013

Arizona Beverages has teamed up with former NBA All-Star and champion Shaquille O'Neal to launch an all-natural cream soda line. Soda Shaq has hit the market in Arizona's single-serve 23.5oz. can from Rexam.

June 6, 2013

Gold Bond Powder announced the company is releasing its classic powder formula in an easy-to-use spray.

June 5, 2013

More than 15,300 people attended the 2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo at Chicago's McCormick Place last month, representing a more than 10% increase in attendees over 2012, the organization that sponsors the trade show said.

June 5, 2013

The Illinois Lottery will use the net proceeds from a new game to promote HIV/AIDS education, prevention and support, the agency said Wednesday.

June 1, 2013

In an effort to inform and educate GMDC members on the availability of RetailNet Group’s Global Store Tours database, the RetailNet Group will be among the presenters during Sunday’s business sessions.

May 31, 2013

A new, higher-dose formulation of a drug used to treat pancreatic disorders is now available, the drug's manufacturer said.

May 30, 2013

Children in the United States are more likely to experience allergies than those in other countries, according a new study.

May 30, 2013

Mass market retailers increasingly are elevating their health and beauty departments to help shoppers look good and feel good — initiatives that are playing out in various forms at retail. To share with readers some of the most innovative efforts currently underway at mass, Drug Store News took a closer look at what's trending now in beauty.

May 29, 2013

Prince of Peace Enterprises on Wednesday announced that its Tiger Balm brand is a premier sponsor of the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Chicago, taking place June 1 to 2.

May 29, 2013

Cause Marketing Forum named America’s Checkout Charity Champions, a first-of-its-kind study ranking the largest consumer checkout donations in the U.S. last year.

May 28, 2013

Allscripts has announced additions to its senior leadership team and board of directors.

May 28, 2013

Soda may be as damaging to the teeth as some illegal drugs, according to a new study.

May 28, 2013

Target has announced that it has expanded its Beauty Concierge program to 41 Chicagoland stores and introduced the program to 96 existing stores in the Los Angeles and Orange County area.

May 17, 2013

Marley Beverage Co., a partnership with the family of the legendary reggae artist that promotes a wide range of healthy, natural drinks, is set to relaunch One Drop, a ready-to-drink premium Jamaican coffee beverage made with real cane sugar and all-natural ingredients, the company announced.

May 16, 2013

Information Resources Inc. and SPINS announced the integration of SPINS’ natural/organic food segmentation and industry expertise with IRi’s Consumer Network household panel.

May 15, 2013

Health and wellness not only is the most compelling trend in today’s consumer packaged goods environment, but it also is among the hardest on which to capitalize, noted IRI Consulting in its new executive briefing, “What’s in Store for Health & Wellness.”

May 6, 2013

An experimental drug regimen under development by AbbVie could change the way hepatitis C is treated, according to a special designation it received from the Food and Drug Administration.

April 26, 2013

GNC expanded nationwide its new Member Price Program, which will incorporate GNC’s current loyalty program boasting close to 7 million active members.

April 25, 2013

Walgreens will sell its six-building office campus, where it will remain a tenant, for $85 million, according to a report published Tuesday by Chicago Real Estate Daily.

April 24, 2013

Ethnic hair care brand African Pride Hair Care has announced that it is setting out across the country to talk beauty through a grassroots campaign, titled “The Ultimate Beauty Social” National Tour.

April 24, 2013

Generic drug maker Hospira marked its fifth year marketing knock-off versions of biotech drugs in Europe Wednesday as it presented at the 2013 Biotechnology Industry Organization International Convention this week.

April 21, 2013

Americans may have been on a roller coaster ride with the U.S. economy over the past few years, but that doesn’t mean they don’t want to try new products, noted IRi in its recently released 2012 IRi New Product Pacesetters report.

April 21, 2013

Wrigley has entered the "energy" arena with Alert Energy Caffeine Gum. Each piece contains 40 mg of caffeine, the equivalent of a half cup of coffee.