November 21, 2011

Drug maker Gilead Sciences will acquire Pharmasset for $11 billion, or $137 per share, Gilead said Monday.

November 18, 2011

CVS/pharmacy Friday announced enhanced shopping and prescription refill functionality for its mobile site, located at m.CVS.com, as well as iPhone and Android apps, enabling shoppers to use mobile devices to manage their ExtraCare Rewards accounts, scan and send prescription refills, and order photo prints from CVS Photo Centers.

November 18, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new chemotherapy drug for treating acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the agency said Friday.

November 10, 2011

Biotechnology company Signum Biosciences has entered a collaborative agreement with GlaxoSmithKline whereby GSK will receive the exclusive right to Signum's proprietary phosphatase screening technology.

November 9, 2011

Sears and Kmart have entered the future of staying connected to consumers introducing mobile shopping walls in high-traffic areas.

November 8, 2011

Stop & Shop announced that it is debuting a new store format in Chelmsford, Mass.

November 7, 2011

A new report by social media software maker Conversocial examined the customer service offerings of the 10 most loved and most hated retailers in the United States, and how these retailers are meeting the challenge of delivering great social media experiences for their customers.

November 7, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Bristol-Myers Squibb for treating head and neck cancer, the agency said Monday.

November 2, 2011

AmerisourceBergen on Tuesday recorded revenues of $20.4 billion for fourth quarter 2011 ended Sept. 30, up 3.5%. Diluted earnings per share increased 8% to 54 cents. For the year, AmerisourceBergen posted $80.2 billion in revenue, up 2.9%.

November 2, 2011

Clorox has launched a new online community that invites visitors to share their most "bleachable moments" and receive real-time advice and solutions from Clorox's panel of cleaning and laundry experts.

October 27, 2011

Winn-Dixie is looking to help pharmacy customers better manage their prescriptions by introducing a new mobile application for iPhone, Android or Blackberry smartphones.

October 19, 2011

Coty’s Rimmel London brand is gearing up for spring with an array of new makeup for eyes and face.

October 13, 2011

CVS Caremark has released the Caremark.com Droid application, which provides Android users with access to the Drug Information Database to learn about various prescription drugs and allows CVS Caremark plan members to log in and manage their prescriptions online.

October 12, 2011

Multiple sclerosis patients treated with a drug made by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries showed a "significant" reduction in their loss of brain volume, according to a new study.

October 6, 2011

Gilead Sciences has signed an agreement with Boehringer Ingelheim to gain exclusive worldwide rights to research, develop and commercialize BI's novel anti-retroviral compounds.

September 28, 2011

Sagent Pharmaceuticals has launched its new chemotherapy drug.

September 27, 2011

AmerisourceBergen on Tuesday purchased TheraCom, a subsidiary of CVS Caremark that provides a wide range of support to pharmaceutical and biotechnology drug manufacturers, including consulting and reimbursement services, for $250 million.

September 21, 2011

Thanks to a large online following and success on YouTube, oral care brand Orabrush now has gained distribution at 3,500 Walmart stores throughout the country.

September 19, 2011

U.K.-based weight-loss program Nutracheck has introduced its Calorie Counter application for the iPhone, designed to scan bar codes of more than 10,000 products in the U.K. food database.

September 15, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores marked a major investment in social media and marketing with the announcement Wednesday that its technology unit @WalmartLabs has acquired mobile and social advertising firm OneRiot.

September 12, 2011

Healthcare giant WellPoint has inked a deal with IBM whereby it will develop applications using IBM's Watson artificial intelligence technology to deliver healthcare information to patients.

September 9, 2011

There are plenty of retail banners out there that are successfully connecting and interacting with their best customers while they field a robust multichannel offering. But how many are fielding a multifaceted multichannel offering? Whatever retailers you've placed on that list, Walgreens has got to be the one banner at the tippy-top.

August 23, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a chemotherapy drug made by Sandoz, the drug maker said Tuesday.

August 23, 2011

New data released Friday by Motista suggests that retailers should look beyond the traditional set of holiday emotions, such as family and giving, to understand what’s really motivating consumers to spend more.