July 14, 2014

Lindt & Sprüngli Group announced on Monday that it has reached an agreement to purchase Russell Stover Candies. The Russel Stover and Whitman's brands will complement Lindt & Sprüngli's existing portfolio of premium chocolates, making it the No. 3 North American chocolate manufacturer, the company said.

June 24, 2014

Former retail executive Steven Lubin recently announced the formation of Steven Lubin Enterprises, an enterprise that excels in new product innovation, packaging and marketing.

June 16, 2014

WebMD Health Corp. on Monday announced the launch of WebMD Healthy Target, a health improvement program that gathers data from activity trackers, wireless scales and glucose meters to give consumers physician-reviewed, relevant content and tips that helps them stay on the path of a health-conscious lifestyle.

June 10, 2014

Market6, a provider of web-based retail analytic applications, on Tuesday announced the introduction of Market6 Vantage, a suite of retail analytic applications that automate and simplify joint business planning and retailer/supplier collaboration.

May 29, 2014

Gov. Alejandro García Padilla on Wednesday announced an agreement by Puerto Rico Industrial Development Co. with Actavis that will allow the pharmaceutical manufacturer to develop a solid dosage manufacturing and packing facility in its Manati site and expand its current hormone production in Fajardo.

May 23, 2014

Kroger is planning to expand its footprint into Washington, D.C., and Baltimore under its Harris Teeter banner, according to a report in the Baltimore Business Journal published Thursday.

May 8, 2014

Global beauty brand Dove announced the launch of Dove DermaSeries, a range of cleansers and creams that can be used to care for extremely dry skin.

May 7, 2014

Woolite, a brand from Reckitt Benckiser, announced the launch of Woolite Everyday with Fiber-Flex technology. The new detergent formula helps protect clothes from fading and maintains the shape of the fabric and the fiber elasticity, the company said.

April 14, 2014

Retail clinic operator RediClinic has formed a joint venture with Seton Healthcare Family to expand the number of RediClinics operating in H-E-B stores in the Austin, Texas area.

March 24, 2014

S&D Beverage Innovations, a division of S&D Coffee, a custom coffee roaster and blender of iced tea for the foodservice industry, announced the introduction of MilkSplash, a new milk flavoring for parents who want their kids to drink more milk and make health-conscious beverage choices.

March 3, 2014

Procter & Gamble’s Oral-B has announced the launch of an oral care app for children — the Disney Magic Timer App by Oral-B.

March 3, 2014

Peapod last week announced the opening of a new fulfillment facility in Agawam, Mass., to better serve the needs of consumers from Hampshire and Hampden counties.

February 18, 2014

Hy-Vee announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Amber Pharmacy, a specialty pharmacy solutions provider based in Omaha, Neb.

February 14, 2014

Global public health organization NSF International has launched the NSF Cosmetics and Personal Care Program to provide auditing, training, product testing, claim substantiation and certification services to enable manufacturers to improve the quality and safety of their products, and retailers to strengthen the oversight of their cosmetic and personal care suppliers, the organization announced on Friday.

January 8, 2014

Generic drug maker Mylan has hired a former Pfizer executive to its executive leadership team.

January 7, 2014

Nutra Pharma on Tuesday announced that they have begun shipping the initial product orders to MyNyloxin, a new company that has the exclusive rights to market and distribute Nutra Pharma's over-the-counter pain reliever, Nyloxin, in the network marketing channel.

December 30, 2013

Drug maker Merck is starting a new business designed to provide weight-management intervention services to employers, patients and healthcare professionals, the company said.

December 26, 2013

Cosmetics maker Coty has entered a new joint venture that it said would expand its footprint in the United Arab Emirates.

December 18, 2013

Winning with ability and agility in the age of healthcare retail-ization. That’s what it is all about for CVS Caremark, and that was a central theme of Wednesday’s timely Analyst Day meeting in New York City.

December 12, 2013

Shopko is opening two small-format stores in the Midwest, the chain said Thursday.

December 4, 2013

CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic has expanded to its 28th state with the opening of clinic locations inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in New Hampshire, and the clinic operator also has formed a new clinical collaboration with Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the largest healthcare system in New Hampshire.

November 26, 2013

Fred's Super Dollar on Tuesday credited an 8% lift in pharmacy department sales as a key factor accounting for the company's third-quarter success.

November 13, 2013

Target has expanded its Beauty Concierge program in three metropolitan areas across the country, the mass-merchandise retailer said Wednesday.

October 28, 2013

Medical supplies maker Becton, Dickinson & Co. is helping to launch a program designed to expand and improve health care for underserved and vulnerable populations in the United States.