June 18, 2015

Walgreens’ Beth Stiller will take the stage as a speaker during the upcoming thought leadership event to be hosted by Drug Store News and the Mack Elevation Forum on Aug. 21.

June 16, 2015

Mylan’s largest shareholder has promised to back the company’s bid to buy Perrigo, which would help fend off Teva’s $40 billion takeover offer.

June 16, 2015

Amazon.com is reportedly expanding the assortment of items eligible for free two-day shipping for members of its Prime paid subscription.

June 11, 2015

The action in Denver will start a day before the opening of the NACDS Total Store Expo, as Drug Store News and the Mack Elevation Forum once again team up to host a special one-day thought leadership event on Aug. 21.

June 10, 2015

NYX Cosmetics has launched its fourth annual NYX FACE Awards, a multi-national competition that celebrates the online makeup artist and beauty community in search of The Beauty Vlogger of the Year.

June 9, 2015

The Glukos Company on Monday launched a campaign where participants may win Glukos product and Tobin Heath autographed memorabilia. 

May 7, 2015

Whole Foods Market on Wednesday announced plans to debut a new store format targeted at millenials. The company said the stores are expected to begin opening next year, and the expansion will be “fairly rapid.”

 

April 14, 2015

IBM creates new business unit to manage a HIPAA-enabled cloud offering that will help augment big data analysis of chronic disease states. 

March 27, 2015

A strong track record operating Dollar General to date makes COO Todd Vasos a likely candidate for CEO, Sterne Agee suggested in a research note published Friday. 

March 24, 2015

Actavis last week announced that its acquisition of Allergan has been completed in a transaction valued at $70.5 billion, a deal that creates one of the world’s top 10 pharmaceutical companies by sales revenue, according to the company.

March 18, 2015

The CVS Health Foundation reveals the first four grant recipients in its "Making the Next Generation Tobacco-Free" grant program.

March 10, 2015

Impax Labs completed its acquisition of Tower Holdings (which includes operating subsidiaries CorePharma and Amedra Pharmaceuticals), and Lineage Therapeutics. Impax also announced that it would reshape both the operating and reporting structure of its two divisions.

March 9, 2015

Dollar General is on the move and expanding its presence to three new states.

 

February 11, 2015

Rite Aid is set to acquire Envision Pharmaceutical in a deal valued at $2 billion.

 

February 2, 2015

Scott Zabielski of Los Angeles was announced as the grand prize winner for the 2015 "Crash the Super Bowl" contest from Doritos brand. 

January 22, 2015

Sears Holdings announced on Thursday that Phil Keough has joined the company as SVP and president, pharmacy.

January 15, 2015

Dollar General is still fighting to acquire Family Dollar, the retailer stated on Thursday, noting that it is in ongoing discussions with the Federal Trade Commission.

 

January 14, 2015

Rite Aid on Tuesday announced the completion of an amendment and extension of its existing senior secured credit facility, including an increased borrowing capacity of up to $3 billion.

January 7, 2015

Jelly Belly Candy Co. announced the expansion of its Star Wars collection, which will now include a gift box and a bean machine. 

January 7, 2015

Oral care brand hello Products has named Kim Sines as its new SVP of sales. Sines brings to the company a range of experience at such companies as Warner-Lambert, Pfizer, L'Oréal and Unilever. 

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.

November 11, 2014

UCB, Advent International and Avista Capital Partners last week announced they have entered into a definitive agreement providing for the acquisition of UCB’s U.S. specialty generics subsidiary, Kremers Urban Pharmaceuticals, by Advent and Avista.

November 10, 2014

Mission Pharmacal Company and Europa Sports Products of Charlotte, N.C., signed an agreement for Europa to distribute Mission's Compete energy bites to fitness centers and select other retail outlets nationally.

 

October 30, 2014

Bridgestone Americas announced that TJ Higgins has been named president of the consumer U.S. and Canada divisions for the company's tire operations, effective Nov. 3.