July 24, 2014

Walmart named Greg Foran president and CEO of its U.S. stores division to replace Bill Simon, who is leaving the company after an eight-year run.

June 26, 2014

Parks Associates on Wednesday announced that 2% of U.S. broadband households purchased a smart watch in 2013, with another 4% very likely to purchase a smart watch in the next 12 months.

June 13, 2014

New approaches to treating cancer are creating big growth opportunities for the pharmaceutical industry, Moody's Investors Service stated in a report released Thursday titled "Cancer Breakthroughs Bring New Options for Patients and Revenue Streams to Big Pharma."

May 31, 2014

The GMDC Education Leadership Council gathered here Saturday morning at this year’s GMDC Health Beauty Wellness Marketing Conference to discuss strategies for 2014 and beyond, including additional efforts to promote its research and insights.

May 23, 2014

Midwest retailer Meijer on Friday announced the debut of a new commercial featuring photos of local children riding its iconic penny pony, Sandy.

May 12, 2014

Lundbeck and Chelsea Therapeutics International last week announced an agreement under which Lundbeck will acquire Chelsea.

May 6, 2014

Bayer on Tuesday agreed to acquire the consumer care business of U.S. pharmaceutical company Merck for a purchase price of $14.2 billion.

May 1, 2014

For the second straight year, Rite Aid will serve as a platinum sponsor of the Entertainment Industry Foundation's Revlon Run/Walk For Women events, which take place in New York and Los Angeles.

April 24, 2014

Dollar General on Wednesday announced it will serve as primary sponsor for the Schmidt Peterson Motorsports entry driven by 1995 Indianapolis 500 winner Jacques Villeneuve in the 98th running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” on Sunday, May 25.

March 21, 2014

Loblaw and Shoppers Drug Mart have announced that the Competition Bureau has approved Loblaw's acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart, and the acquisition is expected to close March 28.

March 18, 2014

Pfizer has sued Torrent Pharmaceuticals in an effort to protect its erectile-dysfunction drug Viagra (sildenafil citrate) from generic competition, according to a Bloomberg News report published Tuesday.

February 27, 2014

Deutsche Bank on Thursday speculated that either Cerberus or Kroger could acquire Safeway.

February 24, 2014

Cerberus Capital Management is the lead bidder for Safeway, according to a Bloomberg report published Saturday that cited people with knowledge of the matter.

January 13, 2014

After years of successfully helping tobacco users quit with the Quit For Life Program, Alere Wellbeing has launched a new book designed to bring that expertise to the everyday consumer.

January 9, 2014

Mylan has launched a generic drug for preventing rejection of transplanted organs, the company said Thursday.

December 16, 2013

Duane Reade at midnight on Friday launched their “Show Us Your Party Legs” holiday photo contest on Facebook.

December 16, 2013

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International will acquire Solta Medical for about $250 million, Valeant said Monday.

December 13, 2013

Club retailers like Costco and Sam's Club may have some competition from Amazon.com, according to published reports.

December 2, 2013

Pfizer on Monday announced that a wholly-owned Polish subsidiary of Pfizer has acquired the rights to Polocard, a low-dose aspirin (acidum acetylsalicylicum), and the leading over-the-counter brand for heart attack prevention in Poland, from ZF Polpharma SA.

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.