November 21, 2013

The Paperboard and Packaging Council awarded Menasha Packaging Co. its Excellence Award at the 70th annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition for its regimen kit created for Unilever's Nexxus Youth Renewal product line, Menasha said Thursday.

November 18, 2013

Drug maker Actavis hopes to become the first to market with a generic version of a topical testosterone replacement drug marketed by Eli Lilly, Actavis said.

October 30, 2013

The makers of Sudafed will allow sinus sufferers to join forces for a contest that will take place on the brand's Facebook page, thanks to a new app.

October 29, 2013

Just For Men will be the official hair care partner for Movember, the global men’s health charity, and has kicked off the search to find the Mo Bro face for 2014.

October 25, 2013

For the second year in a row, Dollar General has topped Kantar Retail’s opening price point survey, narrowly beating out Walmart.

October 15, 2013

Dollar General, in partnership with Unilever, concluded the seventh annual "Reading Puts You on the Track to Victory" reading program last week by presenting grants totaling $72,500 to more than two dozen Charlotte-area elementary schools.

October 10, 2013

Fifteen years of ExtraCare data is influencing everything from how the company builds stores to how it communicates with customers

Personalization. In a single word, it is what is at the heart of every strategic initiative and important retail program occurring at CVS Caremark today.

September 17, 2013

Jon Flora, 58, the president of Fry’s Food and Drug Stores, died unexpectedly of a heart attack Friday, according to a report in the Phoenix Business Journal.

September 10, 2013

There is no question that the way people shop has changed.

September 4, 2013

Jones Soda Co.'s series of Halloween-inspired soda flavors is returning to Target stores around the country.

August 28, 2013

Walmart will begin offering health insurance and other benefits to unmarried domestic partners, including same-sex partners, next year, according to published reports.

August 22, 2013

Revolution Foods, a company founded and run by two moms, is introducing new Meal Kits, a product the company hopes will revolutionize the convenient meal category.

August 12, 2013

Teva Pharmaceutical and Perrigo Co. announced the launch of the generic equivalent to Temodar (temozolomide). Teva will manufacture, market and distribute the product in the United States, and both companies will equally share in the cost and profitability of the product in the country.

August 8, 2013

The world is turning generic. That's the takeaway from the latest trends in the drug industry, according to IMS Health.

July 25, 2013

Publix is successfully competing against a retail behemoth like Walmart, in part, because of the company's ownership structure — 80% of the company is employee-owned — argues an article that will appear in the Aug. 12 issue of Forbes. And pharmacy is the company's fastest-growing department.

July 16, 2013

Stop & Shop is expanding a program to educate children about nutrition, the Ahold USA-owned supermarket chain said.

July 12, 2013

The Indian generic drug maker announced the approval of repaglinide tablets in the 1-mg and 2-mg strengths, which are used in combination with diet and exercise to improve blood-sugar control in patients with Type 2 diabetes.

July 10, 2013

Target and Fast Company magazine have named a group of New York-based developers as the winners of a contest to develop an app to improve the mobile shopping experience for Target customers.

July 10, 2013

According to a report published Monday in the Detroit Free Press, Kroger will create as many as 2,000 jobs throughout Michigan as the national grocer continues to grow marketshare across its core markets, even as the chain seeks a Southeastern foothold with the acquisition of Harris Teeter announced yesterday.

June 25, 2013

Tyco Integrated Security on Tuesday announced it has teamed up with Perrigo Nutritionals to develop a theft-resistant infant formula container.

June 17, 2013

Amazon has announced that it will offer a free, 90-day trial of a new same-day delivery service to customers in the Los Angeles area that includes fresh food. The service, Prime Fresh, is being offered to members of Amazon Prime members, and after 90 days, the company will offer to let them upgrade to Prime Fresh on a permanent basis, for $299 per year, from the current Amazon Prime price of $79 per year. The company tested the program for six years in Seattle and plans to expand it to San Francisco later this year.

As Amazon director and category for U.S. health and beauty told DSN in a profile of the company back in May, Wall Street didn't like the SuperSaver shipping program, and the company spent a net $2.9 billion on shopping in 2012, a 17% increase from the year before, according to its 2012 annual report. But according to one report, Prime actually is quite profitable, and members are among the online retailer's best customers.

May 28, 2013

Campbell Soup Co. announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Plum Organics, a provider of premium organic foods and snacks that serve the nutritional needs of babies, toddlers and children.

May 17, 2013

Supervalu successfully completed the refinancing of its existing $1.5 billion senior secured term loan agreement.

May 14, 2013

Royal Ahold has appointed Ben Wishart as group chief information officer, the Dutch supermarket operator said.