March 4, 2015

New Frontier Foods is bringing a new seaweed product to the store shelves.

March 4, 2015

To be sure, Walgreens started out on its Go Big in Beauty mission before its partnership with Boots began in 2012. But Boots, with its rich portfolio of beauty brands certainly helped ‘kick’ things up a notch or two.

March 2, 2015

Mark Hill Salon Professional, which was developed by British celebrity hairstylist Mark Hill, has secured its first partnership since its U.S. introduction in 2013.

February 27, 2015

Epic Pharma on Friday launched two generics: a schedule II pain reliever and a calcium channel blocker. 

February 26, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy on Thursday acquired the specialty pharmacy BioRx.

 

February 23, 2015

The Hain Celestial Group bolsters its personal care portfolio and expands the scale of its Canadian operations to more than $150 million in net sales via acquisition.

February 18, 2015

Praim Group this week agreed to produce and distribute a line of chocolate bars for The Mensch on a Bench, which has caught on with Jewish children as well as interfaith families throughout the country. 

February 11, 2015

The Little Clinic inside select Middle Tennessee area Kroger stores continues its market penetration with the opening of its Innsbrooke location earlier this month.

February 9, 2015

L'Oréal has been named one of Fast Company's "50 Most Innovative Companies in the World" for 2015.

February 5, 2015

In its first acquisition in 10 years, Macy’s has signed an agreement to acquire luxury beauty products retailer Bluemercury for $210 million in cash. The privately held Bluemercury, based in Washington, D.C., currently operates about 60 specialty stores in 18 states, primarily in prime street-level locations and urban lifestyle centers. Most locations include in-house spas. The company also operates an online business.

 

February 3, 2015

Jan. 31 marked the twentieth anniversary of the founding of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

January 20, 2015

CareCam Health Systems, a vHealth technology firm offering a chronic care management software platform designed to promote patient adherence to prescribed therapy and seamless coordinated care, announced a strategic collaboration with the Independence Blue Cross Center for Health Care Innovation.

December 10, 2014

Walgreens announced that Greg Wasson, president and CEO, will retire shortly after the close of the second step of the Alliance Boots transaction

 

November 24, 2014

Walmart Stores on Monday announced that its board of directors has appointed Tom Horton — former chairman and CEO of American Airlines — as a new member of the company’s board, effective Nov. 21.

November 20, 2014

The Rite Aid Foundation on Wednesday presented a $10,000 KidCents grant to the Speech and Language Development Center.

November 7, 2014

Perrigo may one day expand into the branded side of the U.S. OTC business, Joseph Papa, Perrigo president, chairman and CEO, told analysts Thursday morning.

November 6, 2014

Perrigo and Omega Pharma announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement in which Perrigo has agreed to acquire Omega for $4.5 billion.

October 31, 2014

Estée Lauder has acquired RODIN olio lusso, a skin care brand founded by New York stylist Linda Rodin.

October 27, 2014

Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based middle market private equity firm, announced Monday that it has acquired a majority stake in C. B. Fleet Co. 

October 23, 2014

Dale Carnegie Training, a human resources and management consulting organization, recently presented its Leadership Award to Wakefern Food Corp.


October 15, 2014

If any U.S. retail company understands the importance of selling not just its product, but also the experience of consuming that product in its stores, that company is Starbucks. The Seattle-based king of coffee excels at hiring friendly, motivated and upbeat sales people to help create the relaxed, refuge-from-the-world atmosphere that sets Starbucks apart and keeps customers coming back.

October 15, 2014

Today’s budget-conscious consumer seems to be having an impact on the shaving cream segment as private label enjoys robust double-digit growth, and overall category sales fail to impress.

October 8, 2014

Leading businessman and founder of Pro-Line ethnic hair care brand, Comer Joseph Cottrell Jr., died on Oct. 3 of natural causes at his Dallas home, the Dallas Morning News reported. He was 82 years old.

October 2, 2014

Twenty-five years ago, two brothers, Thomas and Andrew Parkinson, developed a new way to shop for groceries.