January 4, 2012

Investment research firm Morningstar has named the outgoing CEO of Costco Wholesale as its 2011 CEO of the Year, the company said Wednesday.

January 4, 2012

Despite an overall decrease in free standing insert coupon activity, retailer promotion pages within the FSI vehicles recorded a 30.7% increase to more than 17 billion pages in 2011, continuing the significant annual increases in retailer promotion activity, which began in 2007, Kantar Media reported Wednesday.

December 20, 2011

At its annual Analyst Day in New York on Tuesday, CVS Caremark executives outlined strong growth for 2012 and unveiled several new offerings and initiatives that are expected to help drive profitable long-term growth as it works to reinvent pharmacy and focus on its “integration sweet spots.”

December 19, 2011
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December 16, 2011

The unveiling of Duane Reade’s transformed store located at 52nd and Broadway is important, as it clearly illustrates the retailer’s continued rebranding and aggressive transformation initiatives, and serves as the latest example of how the retailer is changing the way consumers shop drug stores for consumables.

December 16, 2011

Medbox has acquired Prescription Vending Machines and will operate it as a wholly owned subsidiary, Medbox said.

December 9, 2011

Bellin Health Care Systems, which established the FastCare brand of retail health clinics in 2006, is celebrating on Dec. 14 the opening of the new Einstein FastCare clinic in the ShopRite of Cheltenham, owned by Brown’s Super Stores.

December 6, 2011

Supervalu will serve as the primary grocery supplier for retailer Western Beef beginning in January 2012, the company announced Tuesday.

November 15, 2011

Kenneth O’Leary, president and founder of Cara Inc., passed away Oct. 12 at home after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.

November 10, 2011

L’Oréal USA has announced that it plans to acquire Pacific Bioscience Labs, the innovator of sonic skin care technology.

October 28, 2011

The news that Take Care Clinic nurse practitioner Penny Strong has been honored by the Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nursing is important as it further promotes and supports the convenient care industry at large.

October 12, 2011

Joint Juice on Wednesday announced its acquisition of the Premier Nutrition Brand.

October 10, 2011

Mylan co-founder and former chairman and CEO Milan "Mike" Puskar died Saturday, the generic drug maker said. Puskar, who retired from Mylan as chairman in 2009, was 77.

October 5, 2011

AccuDial Pharmaceutical on Tuesday acquired Stephen Key Design in a move that will expand AccuDial’s patent portfolio to more than 50 patents for weight-based dosing and other extended content rotating labels, which add 75% more labeling space to a container.

September 1, 2011

Costco’s legendary co-founder Jim Sinegal is stepping down as CEO.

September 1, 2011

Pharmaceutical services provider Omnicare celebrated its 30th anniversary as a public company by ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange at 4 p.m. on Thursday, the company said.

September 1, 2011

Melissa Murer Corrigan, executive director and CEO of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, is leaving the organization in late November, PTCB's board of governors announced Thursday.

August 24, 2011

Specialty retailer GNC on Tuesday announced it has agreed to acquire LuckyVitamin.com, an online discount retailer of branded nutritional supplements.

July 29, 2011

Just as National Convenient Care Clinic Week gets under way and healthcare professionals gather in Orlando, Fla., to attend the fourth annual Retail Clinician Education Congress, the convenient care industry continues to evolve as MinuteClinic seals the deal on yet another clinical collaboration and a newcomer prepares to open its doors in Pennsylvania.

June 2, 2011

The CFO of Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing is stepping into a new role.

June 1, 2011

Fusion Brands, the parent company of beauty brands FusionBeauty and Clean, has partnered with Sony Pictures and CBS Consumer Products to launch Jabot Cosmetics, a fictional beauty brand that will become available for purchase to consumers.

May 31, 2011

Molson Coors' Andrew Molson and Pete Coors have switched roles.

May 31, 2011

Generic drug maker Mylan plans to give one of its subsidiaries a new name, the company said.

May 26, 2011

The Council for Responsible Nutrition and Virgo on Wednesday announced a continuation of their education webinar partnership, offering a minimum of two new webinars in 2011.