October 8, 2013

With the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act mired in controversy, two of the nation’s largest retailers are backing an innovative Employers Centers of Excellence Network that will offer no-cost knee and hip-replacement surgeries at four highly regarded hospitals.

October 4, 2013

A new mobile game app designed by CyberDoctor showed improvements in medication adherence, diet and exercise in diabetes patients, according to a study.

October 4, 2013

Publix Super Markets on Thursday announced it will enter the North Myrtle Beach and Pawleys Island, S.C., markets with two stores.

October 3, 2013

Hershey is releasing small-sized versions of several candy brands in time for Halloween, the chocolate maker said.

October 3, 2013

Stater Bros. has announced that VP of real estate Mike Slaton passed away suddenly on Sept. 28. He was 51 years old.

October 3, 2013

With an ongoing need for consumer education and awareness to help people understand their health insurance options under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Walgreens and Chicago-based GoHealth on Thursday announced a nationwide initiative and collaboration to assist customers and help provide a resource for those considering the new health insurance marketplaces.

October 2, 2013

Navarro Discount Pharmacy is reaching out as an information resource about the implementation and rollout of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the 33-store chain said Wednesday.

September 30, 2013

Nutrisystem on Monday announced it will sponsor and have more than one hundred employees and their families, including CEO Dawn Zier and new Nutrisystem ambassador, Andy Baldwin, join the company at the American Diabetes Association's annual Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes in Philadelphia.

September 30, 2013

Customers at Oklahoma City-based Homeland Stores can pay for groceries with their smartphones, thanks to a new mobile payment system announced Monday.

September 26, 2013

The former president of Giant Food of Landover, Md., has joined Schnuck Markets as EVP and chief strategy officer, Schnucks said Thursday.

September 25, 2013

Backed by consumer demand, Popcorn, Indiana, maker of all-natural popcorn snacks, is set to usher in the 2013 holiday season with the return of its Drizzlecorn collection.

September 25, 2013

Target has launched a streaming digital video service nationwide, the retailer said Wednesday.

September 23, 2013

Royal Ahold supervisory board member Tom de Swaan will resign as of the end of this month, the company said Monday.

September 19, 2013

Results from a nationwide survey last year revealed that adults get immunized in pharmacies more frequently than anywhere else, other than physician offices. This should come as no surprise considering the convenient hours, ease of access and frequency of visits to pharmacies. But what is the legal status of pharmacy-based immunization, and what are the roles of the pharmacist?

September 19, 2013

Sanofi's vaccines division is targeting people who have not received vaccinations against flu this season in an effort to encourage them to do so.

September 11, 2013

Allure magazine announced the 246 winners of the 2013 Best of Beauty Awards at an awards event held Monday at the Lincoln Center in New York City and hosted by editor-in-chief Linda Wells, along with VP and publisher Agnes B. Chapski.

September 10, 2013

Boldface Group, a Santa Monica, Calif.-based celebrity beauty licensing company, has announced that it is expanding international distribution and will launch Kardashian Beauty into South Africa.

September 10, 2013

Walgreens announced its acquisition of Kerr Drug, a privately-held regional pharmacy chain in North Carolina, to include both Kerr's retail drug stores and specialty pharmacy business.

September 9, 2013

Giant Food of Landover, Md., division president Anthony Hucker is leaving his position, effective Friday, parent company Ahold USA said Monday.

September 6, 2013

Musco Family Olive Co., a California-based supplier of table olives, introduced a new single-serve snack cup filled with black, pitted olives.

September 5, 2013

Ahold USA banner Giant Food of Landover, Md., is marking Hunger Action Month in September with a food-collection program.

September 5, 2013

Japanese drug maker Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. is buying U.S.-based Astex Pharmaceuticals for $886 million, Otsuka said Thursday.

September 5, 2013

Are drug stores becoming the new convenience stores? A new survey by The Hartman Group indicates that for many shoppers, the drug store is a destination for convenient purchases.

September 4, 2013

A joint venture founded by GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer focused on treatments for HIV has expanded its support of community organizations in the South.