April 11, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Johnson & Johnson for treating schizophrenia in adolescents.

April 11, 2011

Genzyme now officially is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sanofi-Aventis.

March 25, 2011

Recognizing and responding to the changing U.S. digital media landscape, Drug Store News is making it even easier for online readers to quickly navigate the latest leading industry news via a newly launched mobile version.

March 8, 2011

Nestle is looking to boost its coffee business.

March 7, 2011

Hannaford has been an innovator in the drive to bridge food and pharmacy. The chain’s dedication to health and wellness really gained attention in 2006 when it implemented Guiding Stars, the first storewide nutrition navigation system in the United States.

February 17, 2011

Hallmark has partnered with the U.S. Postal Service to make sending greeting cards hassle-free.

February 15, 2011

Stop & Shop is taking supermarket energy efficiency to a new level at a store in New England.

February 14, 2011

Shoppers Drug Mart has partnered with FaceCake Marketing Technologies to create a new lip makeover mobile app that enables beauty mavens to use their iPhones to view a lipstick shade on their own image.

February 2, 2011

The words “chocolate brownie” and “dietary supplement” may seem contradictory, but one company has managed to bring the two together.

January 24, 2011

Rite Aid on Monday sweetened the pot for those loyalty card members braving the cold and visiting the pharmacy in February.

January 19, 2011

German drug maker Boehringer Ingelheim will purchase a manufacturing plant from U.S. biotech company Amgen, the two said.

January 18, 2011

SmartSource.com has gone mobile.

January 14, 2011

Wegmans on Thursday celebrated the 10th anniversary of its Wegmans Menu magazine, a free publication highlighting ideas for easy, healthy and affordable meals for the season. In those 10 years, the magazine has reached a circulation of nearly 1 million.

January 12, 2011

Bolstered by a strong recent uptrend in sales and earnings and by clear signs that its massive realignment is beginning to bear real fruit, Walgreens’ top executives delivered an upbeat assessment of the company’s progress and its potential as a multichannel retail and healthcare powerhouse at the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting Wednesday.

January 11, 2011

According to the latest “Mobile POS Survey,” commissioned by Honeywell and conducted by Harris Interactive online in December, consumers are accepting of a mobile checkout offering at retail.

January 7, 2011

Pfizer has paid Seattle Genetics $8 million to license its antibody technology, Seattle Genetics said Thursday.

January 7, 2011

Polaroid and its creative director, pop sensation Lady Gaga, unveiled a new line that is truly expressive of Lady Gaga's artistic vision.

January 5, 2011

Supplier News — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for hypertension made by Mylan. Mylan announced the approval of nifedipine extended-release tablets in the 30-mg, 60-mg and 90-mg strengths. The drug is a generic version of Bayer’s Adalat CC. Nifedipine tablets had sales of around $82 million during the 12-month period ended June 2010, according to IMS Health.



 

January 4, 2011

Cobra's Bluetooth tagging system, which links a smart phone to its user or other valuables, will make its debut at the International Consumer Electronics Show.

December 21, 2010

In a deal that will bolster its drug development capabilities, Biogen Idec has acquired a subsidiary of Swiss-based Neurimmune Holding AG.

December 21, 2010

GreatCall announced a new partnership with D&H Distributing, which now will carry GreatCall's line of Jitterbug J cell phones.

December 21, 2010

One month after announcing it would acquire a leader in molecular imaging development, Eli Lilly announced it has completed its acquisition of Avid Radiopharmaceuticals.

December 20, 2010

Just a few months after launching its free delivery program, Kerr Drug on Monday said it will continue the service into the New Year.

December 15, 2010

Palomar Medical Technologies, a researcher and developer of light-based systems for cosmetic treatments, has announced the launch of the first FDA-cleared, at-home laser designed to reduce fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes.