August 11, 2014

Sanofi on Monday acquired the rights to Afrezza Inhalation Powder, a new rapid-acting inhaled insulin therapy for adults with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, from MannKind in a deal that could be worth as much as $925 million. 

August 11, 2014

A settlement in a Schnuck Markets security breach class-action lawsuit has been reached and a notification program is underway, as approved by the Circuit Court of the City of St. Louis, State of Missouri.

August 11, 2014

Sears Holdings announced that Alasdair James has joined the company as president and chief member officer for the Kmart business.

August 11, 2014

Twinlab Consolidation Corp. on Monday announced it has acquired Twinlab Corp. in a strategic, employee-led buyout. 

 

August 11, 2014

Beauty retailer Ulta Beauty has teamed up with Dermalogica to offer the new Power Resurfacing Peel exfoliation treatment that is customized to each person’s skin conditions.

August 11, 2014

The Walgreens Charity Classic, presented by the Seagate Country Club, is set for Nov. 6 to 9, 2014 in Delray Beach, the Country Club announced Friday.

August 8, 2014

In celebration of Vinyl Record Day on Aug. 12, which marks the day Thomas Edison invented the phonograph in 1877, Canadian retailer London Drugs is joining the party.

August 8, 2014

Diplomat on Thursday announced that its president, Gary Kadlec, has been elected to the board of directors for the American Foundation of Pharmaceutical Education. 

August 8, 2014

Fairway Group Holdings Corp., the parent company of Fairway Market, shrank net loss to $9.7 million in first quarter fiscal 2015, compared with $27.95 million in the same quarter the prior year.

August 8, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration earlier this week announced approval for Orbactiv (oritavancin), an antibacterial drug used to treat patients with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections.

August 8, 2014

Johnson & Johnson launched a new back-to-school campaign with United Way to support students through mentoring and tutoring.

August 8, 2014

Kroger on Friday announced 366 winners of the Kroger Scholars award for the 2014-15 school year.

 

August 8, 2014

Several NACDS chain member companies have conducted congressional pharmacy tours in recent weeks, bringing the total number of NACDS RxImpact in-district events to 82 for 2014.

August 8, 2014

Walmart is reportedly making a more aggressive push into medical care by not only planning to open additional clinics but it is also marketing itself as a primary care provider.

August 8, 2014

Pharmacist-created skin care line, eb5, has introduced a new formula and new product packaging.
 


August 8, 2014

Prestige Brands' Matthew Mannelly, CEO, president and director, on Thursday outlined a number of ways that Prestige is utilizing social media to enhance its brand offering. 

August 8, 2014

Costs related to the exit of its Rainbow business in the Twin Cities markets, as well as the upcoming closure of a distribution center, helped push Roundy’s to a net loss.

August 8, 2014

SafeHands, an alcohol-free hand sanitizer company, announced that it will offer back-to-school "buy one, get one free" coupons.

August 8, 2014

The BBC on Tuesday reported that a team has developed an app and small lens add-on that allows blood-cell analysis via a smartphone.

August 8, 2014

Walgreens pulled the trigger on step two of its proposed Alliance Boots merger a full six months early.

 

August 7, 2014

Procter & Gamble’s Braun has unveiled a new branding campaign, dubbed #FaceGreatness with Braun Confidence, featuring NFL and Braun’s new U.S. spokesperson, Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl quarterback, Russell Wilson.

August 7, 2014

Cardinal Health on Wednesday announced that its board of directors approved a cash dividend of $0.3425 per common share payable on Oct. 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Oct. 1, 2014.

August 7, 2014

Costco reported on Thursday a boost in net sales and same-store sales during the month of July.

August 7, 2014

Delhaize Group announced on Thursday that U.S. same-store sales for the second quarter increased 3.3%.