July 29, 2015

Rite Aid has announced Reliance ACO, based in southeast Mich., as the latest healthcare provider to join its Rite Aid Health Alliance initiative. 

July 28, 2015

In its largest acquisition to date, medical equipment manufacturer Drive Medical acquired DeVilbiss Healthcare from Vestar Capital Partners in early July.

July 24, 2015

Bob Marley, a shelter schnoodle from Fowler, Calif., that was named for his dreadlocks, won the title of America’s top doggie makeover in the 2015 Dirty Dogs Contest.

July 24, 2015

On Friday, Stichting Preferred Shares Mylan, an independent foundation established in the Netherlands, announced that it would exercise its full call option to purchase 488,388,431 preferred shares in Mylan.

July 23, 2015

Baby Comfy Care won this year’s Drug Store News/ECRM Best Product Award in the personal care, oral and baby category for its Deluxe Safety Nail Clipper at ECRM’s Personal Care, Oral and Baby event from July 12 to 15. St. Louis-based Handi-Craft Co. was named as the finalist for the Dr. Brown’s Options Baby Bottle.

July 22, 2015

The council for Responsible Nutrition has 13 new member companies, including nine associate members and four new voting members.

July 17, 2015

Witynski has served as SVP stores since joining Dollar Tree in 2010.

July 16, 2015

Global snack brand Mondelēz International has closed its acquisition of an 80% stake in Kinh Do, Vietnam’s leading snack business, the company announced Thursday.

July 16, 2015

More and more, the success of any healthcare delivery model in the United States will depend on the ability of all members of a patient-care team — physicians, pharmacists, hospital systems and health plan payers included — to collaborate effectively on a longterm plan of care that’s focused on successful outcomes and disease prevention.

July 14, 2015

The retailer plans to open a 1.5 million-sq.-ft. distribution center in the vicinity of Spartanburg, South Carolina.

July 9, 2015

Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals buys its second sports nutrition product portfolio in as many days. 

July 7, 2015

A CDC poll found that the majority of Americans agree: the decision to risk one's health by choosing to smoke should be restricted to adults over 21. 

July 6, 2015

Dollar Tree announced Monday that it had completed its Family Dollar transaction, opening the door to a $19 billion company with more than 13,000 locations. 

July 6, 2015

McKesson hosted its annual RxOwnership lunch event here on Friday at ideaShare 2015, offering an insiders’ look at the market for buying and selling pharmacies, and the considerable advantages ownership entails.

July 1, 2015

Paris Presents, the creator and distributor of beauty brands Real Techniques, EcoTools and Body Benefits by Body Image, has selected the branding agency of Laughlin Constable as its advertising and digital marketing agency of record.

June 22, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy announced Friday that it had acquired the Pennsylvania-based Burman’s Specialty Pharmacy, which will expand Diplomat’s hepatitis C specialty services. 

June 16, 2015

Continuing its path of growth, Shopko announced on Tuesday the July opening of 15 new Shopko Hometown stores across eight states.

June 10, 2015

The $1.1 billion deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2016 and will include Bayer’s Contour line of blood glucose monitors and test strips, as well as lancing devices like Microlet and Elite. 

June 9, 2015

New McKesson call center will enhance patient engagement and support capabilities, the wholesaler said Tuesday. 

June 5, 2015

Cardinal Health's acquisition of The Harvard Drug Group "further utilizes Red Oak, our joint venture with CVS Health to source generics," CEO says. 

June 5, 2015

Kroger has promoted two executives with more than 30 years at Harris Teeter between them. 

June 4, 2015

J. Crew vet assumes control of Peapod. 

June 1, 2015

Sycamore Partners is set to operate 330 former Family Dollar locations as Dollar Express. 

June 1, 2015

Inter Parfums has announced that its majority owned Paris-based subsidiary, Interparfums SA, has closed on its previously announced acquisition of Rochas brand from Procter & Gamble.