April 25, 2011

Procter & Gamble, which owns the Gillette brand, is taking an innovative approach to reaching men in the grooming aisle with the rollout of its Men’s Zones in select H-E-B supermarkets.


April 13, 2011

The push by retailers to offer and promote private-label brands remains strong as Navarro Discount Pharmacies unveiled its own private-label brand of Hispanic products across a range of categories, including beauty, over the counter, food, body and baby.

April 4, 2011

Representatives from leading employers and payers met Monday to discuss the evolving role of employers in health care at the first Walgreens Employer Health and Wellness Executive Client Forum.

February 1, 2011

A Minute Maid product has achieved $1 billion in sales worldwide.

February 1, 2011

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — The next chapter for CVS Caremark officially is under way. The company last month officially named Larry Merlo CEO, effective March 1. Tom Ryan will remain nonexecutive chairman until his retirement in May. Prior to the news, Merlo had been president and COO.

January 18, 2011

Fast on the heels of her departure from Ahold USA’s Giant Foods of Landover supermarket unit, Robin Michel has been tapped for an increasingly critical role at retail giant Sears Holdings. Michel, who left as president of Giant-Landover in December 2010, will serve as SVP and president of food and consumables, health and beauty and pharmacy at Sears and its Kmart subsidiary.

January 11, 2011

The APhA Foundation said Tuesday that it has re-elected two prominent pharmacy leaders to its board of directors.

January 5, 2011

Troy Healthcare on Wednesday announced its purchase of the Stopain brand from DRJ Group and also stated that a new Stopain gel line extension will be shipping to stores in early 2011.

December 16, 2010

MinuteClinic has entered a clinical collaboration in southern Nevada with St. Rose Dominican Hospitals — members of the Catholic Healthcare West system — to enhance healthcare services provided in communities throughout the Las Vegas metropolitan area.

October 28, 2010

Sephora, which is owned by LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, is establishing a retail presence...

October 26, 2010

Healthcare and distribution company McKesson reported Wednesday that the Distribution Solutions segment of its business...

October 3, 2010

Take Care Health Systems, which is owned by Walgreens, announced on Monday that treatment of...

September 29, 2010

Supermarket giant Ahold said Thursday it has named Dick Boer CEO, effective March 2011. The...

September 26, 2010

Many generic drug companies have long marketed branded drugs on the side, but lately, some...

August 19, 2010

BioMarin Pharmaceutical has acquired privately owned biotechnology company ZyStor Therapeutics for $22 million, BioMarin said....

May 20, 2010

Emergency room visits have been -- and continue to be -- on the rise, and...

May 18, 2010

MinuteClinic, which is owned by CVS Caremark, has expanded its Massachusetts-based clinics to 20 with...

May 16, 2010

Kiosks are becoming a more important venue for video rentals. Attracted by the convenience and...

April 4, 2010

Retail-based clinic operator The Little Clinic has stated for the first time that it is...

March 9, 2010

Helen of Troy has reached an agreement to acquire the Pert Plus hair care and...

February 17, 2010

The stockholders of the Pepsi Bottling Group and PepsiAmericas, approved and adopted their respective merger...

January 10, 2010

As anticipated, CVS Caremark has named a new president for its PBM business. The company’s...

January 10, 2010

CVS Caremark last month named a new president for its PBM business. The company’s selection...

January 3, 2010

Novartis is looking to purchase the remaining shares in an eye care company....