December 20, 2012

Walgreens on Thursday announced $100,000 in additional donations to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The company, which includes Duane Reade in New York and New Jersey, is making two $50,000 contributions.

December 14, 2012

Baristas Coffee has launched a new line of coffee-flavored ice creams, the company said Friday.

December 14, 2012

A former executive of Car Toys has been appointed CFO of Bartell Drugs, the Seattle-based retail pharmacy chain said.

December 14, 2012

CVS/pharmacy and Medicine Chest Pharmacy announced on Friday that CVS will acquire 19 Medicine Chest drug stores in Texas during the last weekend of December.

December 13, 2012

The American Telemedicine Association, the leading nonprofit membership organization for remote medical services, is working with three minority legislative caucuses to educate lawmakers and introduce model legislation for telehealth in statehouses around the country.

December 12, 2012

The head of a regional supermarket chain based in the Pacific Northwest is stepping down, according to published reports.

December 12, 2012

Xenon Pharmaceuticals is licensing an experimental pain drug to Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in a deal worth up to $376 million, the companies said.

December 10, 2012

Astellas Pharma US has announced the Food and Drug Administration's approval to review the new drug application for tacrolimus extended-release capsules.

December 10, 2012

Several stores in the Giant Food Stores chain will collect used respiratory inhalers under a program sponsored by drug maker GlaxoSmithKline, the supermarket chain said.

December 7, 2012

CVS Caremark is reportedly looking to expand outside of the United States by acquiring Onofre, the eighth-largest pharmacy chain in Brazil, according to published reports.

December 7, 2012

Food Lion president Cathy Green Burns has left the company and is being succeeded by Beth Newlands Campbell as part of a major organizational shakeup at Delhaize America, according to published reports.

December 6, 2012

Navarro Discount Pharmacy has announced the opening of its 32nd store in Kendall, Fla.

December 5, 2012

The overwhelming majority of retailers offer some kind of service for mobile shoppers, with Walgreens named among those leading the way, according to a new study.

December 5, 2012

Walgreens last month acquired UCH Pharmaceutical Services, an independent retail pharmacy based in Indiana, the company that helped broker the deal announced Wednesday.

November 30, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS — Nash Finch, a Minneapolis-based food distributor, has announced that Kevin Elliott has been appointed EVP, president and COO of Nash Finch Wholesale/Retail.

Elliott previously served as SVP of merchandising, logistics and marketing at 7-Eleven. Elliott worked at 7-Eleven from 2001 to 2010, where he was responsible for overseeing the corporate store and franchise operations as well as 7-Eleven’s national distribution network comprised of 26 distribution centers.

November 29, 2012

With new payment models beginning to change the way hospitals and health providers are reimbursed for their services, health plan payers scrambling to control unsustainable medical costs and health information technology linking up the patient care silos, a more integrated and patient-centric care model is emerging out of the chaos of a health system in transformation. 


November 28, 2012

Supermarket chain Giant Food of Landover, Md., donated $25,000 to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation to support children in need across the Mid-Atlantic region this week, the Ahold-owned chain said.

November 28, 2012

L&R Distributors on Wednesday acquired the assets of SAJ Distributors, along with the private-label line Select Brand, from Walgreens.

November 28, 2012

PowderWorks has introduced a new facial exfoliant that is powder-based and remains a powder even after it is massaged onto the face, promising to leave skin with a clean feel and no residue buildup.

November 26, 2012

L’Oréal has signed an agreement with Castanea Partners to acquire the fashion-forward, edgy beauty brand Urban Decay.

November 26, 2012

Brynwood Partners VI on Monday announced that it has sold its Balance Bar Company, which manufactures nutrition and energy bars, to NBTY.

November 26, 2012

Ranbaxy Labs has launched a new treatment for acne under a licensing agreement with a Canadian drug maker.

November 16, 2012

Residents in counties across the country that participate in the National Association of Counties' Prescription Discount Card Program have saved more than $500 million on their prescription medications since the launch of the program in 2004, according to data released by NACo and CVS Caremark.

November 15, 2012

Royal Ahold has appointed a new COO for its U.S. subsidiary, the company said Thursday.