May 5, 2011

Good customer service sells, according to a new study conducted by American Express.

May 4, 2011

Procter & Gamble has announced a string of organizational changes, including the retirement of Edward Shirley, vice chairman of beauty and grooming, after 33 years of service.

May 3, 2011

In an effort to further enhance the online experience for its pharmacy benefit management members, CVS Caremark announced it has relaunched Caremark.com.

May 3, 2011

Procter & Gamble has teamed up with Kroger to support the United Services Organization.

May 3, 2011

Supervalu detailed its strategic plan to deliver profitable growth in the future for shareholders at an investor event May 3.

May 2, 2011

Pepperidge Farm is helping its classic Milano cookies evolve with a new addition.

April 29, 2011

Kroger now is offering its shoppers the ability to redeem SavingStar e-coupons when they use their Kroger Plus Card at checkout.

April 29, 2011

One of the basic functions of humor is to make people feel better about difficult situations. A group of software developers has incorporated that idea into a new app for Apple iPhones, iPods and iPads for people living with diabetes.

April 29, 2011

Drugstore.com on Thursday posted a net sales increase of 16% to $128.4 million for its first quarter ended April 3.

April 29, 2011

Walmart announced that through its charitable arm, the Walmart Foundation, it is committing $1 million in cash and in-kind donations to support emergency relief efforts following the recent Southern storms, Midwest floods and Texas wildfires.

April 28, 2011

Frito-Lay fans really "like" the brand.

April 28, 2011

Navarro Discount Pharmacy, which operates 28 stores in the Miami area, has launched a free pharmacy mobile application for its customers.

April 28, 2011

Procter & Gamble announced on Thursday that its beauty and grooming segments posted single-digit increases in net sales during the third quarter.

April 28, 2011

Net income for Safeway dropped due to a tax charge and the retailer's decision to repatriate $1.1 billion from its wholly owned Canadian subsidiary, although the company noted revenue rose nearly 5%.

April 27, 2011

AstraZeneca has launched a new technology on two of its products' websites to give consumers an option to contact a live AstraZeneca customer service representative with just a click of a button.

April 27, 2011

BioFilm on Wednesday launched Astroglide Natural product, a water-based and latex-safe personal lubricant made with all-natural botanical ingredients.

April 27, 2011

Procter & Gamble’s Pantene hair care brand has started producing its new shampoo and conditioner bottles made primarily from plant-based plastic.

April 27, 2011

PepsiCo is building on the social networking experience by providing consumers with a new kind of vending system.

April 26, 2011

Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing, known to industry executives as ECRM, announced the launch of its updated website.

April 26, 2011

Hallmark is touting postage-paid greeting cards for Mother's Day.

April 26, 2011

Lipton Iced Tea's beverages now are boasting an all-natural ingredient list.

April 26, 2011

Taro said that the Food and Drug Administration has declared the drug maker's manufacturing facility in Canada as having acceptable regulatory status.

April 25, 2011


CVS provided a healthy dose of convenience to urban dwellers with the opening of its Urban Cluster store concept late last year. The stores have a decidedly unique bend, being stocked with a broad range of consumables, including an expanded pantry offering and a selection of affordable wines priced under $7.


April 25, 2011

Beauty360 has been described as “a natural evolution” of CVS/pharmacy’s commitment to beauty, and there’s no denying that it is much different than any beauty department you’ll find in a traditional CVS/pharmacy store. As of press time, there were 25 Beauty360 stores in operation, located primarily in California. The first location was unveiled November 2008 at a Capitol district CVS store in the center of Dupont Circle.