October 27, 2016

Moyra Knight will helm the foundation, succeeding outgoing president Jeffrey Winton, who has led the organization since 2014.

October 27, 2016

Coca-Cola is planning to introduce two new flavors of Sprite in early 2017, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

October 27, 2016

Costco is rolling out its second annual event designed to give moms an extra hour to shop.

October 27, 2016

Coty launched Sally Hansen Color Therapy with an event at Manhattan’s Kimpton Eventi Hotel, where Drug Store News spoke to Coty executives, including SVP North America Shannon Curtin, about the launch of a product combining nail care and color.

October 27, 2016

Boxed.com's new chief merchant will lead the development and execution of all merchandising strategies and initiatives, and will be responsible for delivering the optimal product assortment.

October 27, 2016

General Mills is bringing dessert to the breakfast table with the introduction of at least two new cereals made with Girl Scout cookies.

October 27, 2016

Sea-Band has recently launched two new products – ginger gum and ginger lozenges – incorporating this traditional herbal medicine to alleviate nausea.

October 27, 2016

JCPenney is testing out a smaller version of the Sephora shops that it places strategically within its stores.

October 27, 2016

Green prescriptions are based on the newest research in lifestyle medicine showing that stress management, nutrition, fitness and social support can reverse the majority of chronic health issues.

October 27, 2016

NEW YORK - The giant AT&T-Time Warner merger may bring individualized ads - already commonplace on such streaming services as Hulu or YouTube - to network television, The New York Times reported Wednesday. "If you believe in a future where the very, very fine targeting of households or individuals with specific messaging makes economic sense to do at scale, what this merger does is enable that by making more audience available to target in that way,” Rob Norman, chief digital officer of WPP's GroupM, told The Times. “The question will be: What is the premium for addressability for that level of targeting that the advertiser is willing to pay?” (The New York Times)

October 27, 2016

Premium laundry detergent brand Persil ProClean is shaking up the laundry category with the release of a digital campaign celebrating the most discerning critics of clean laundry: cats.

October 27, 2016

MIAMI - The Zika virus will become endemic to Florida, the nation’s highest ranking infectious disease expert told Florida health officials earlier this week, according to a report in the Miami Herald. “Here’s the plain truth: that Zika and other diseases spread by Aedes aegypti [mosquito species] are really not controllable with current technologies. So we will see this become endemic,” Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. "What we anticipate will happen is that this season will calm down within the continental United States. We hope that Miami-Dade will stop having cases, but we can't promise that. [And] we will see parts of the hemisphere where it will be endemic. It will come back every year.” (Miami Herald)

October 27, 2016
Crain’s Detroit Business is reporting that Flint, Mich.-based Diplomat Pharmacy’s stock is feeling the effect of Tuesday announcement that president Gary Kadlec and the company’s CFO Sean Whelan would be departing the company by year’s end. After the announcement, the company’s shares fell 12.36% Wednesday, the report says, hitting a new 52-week low. The company is set to release its Q3 earnings report next week. (Crain’s Detroit Business)
 
October 27, 2016

The company pledged that by 2018, it would have all fresh and frozen farm-raised seafood be four-star certified by Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) as adhering to the Best Aquaculture Practice (BAP). 

October 27, 2016

According to the Department of Health and Human Services, the physician shortage could reach as high as a shortage of 20,000 primary care physicians by 2020.

October 27, 2016

Now we know that Ulta Beauty's long-term strategy includes a store on Chicago's glamorous Michigan Avenue.

October 27, 2016

Wedgewood Pharmacy was selected from among 37 finalists in the greater Philadelphia metropolitan area, and the award was given at a ceremony at Philadelphia’s Sugarhouse Casino on Oct. 26. 

October 26, 2016

The most notable ADA recommendation calls for three or more minutes of light activity, such as walking, leg extensions or overhead arm stretches, every 30 minutes during prolonged sedentary activities for improved blood sugar management.

October 26, 2016

Seven states have been identified for focused efforts and educational support: Arkansas, Louisiana, New York, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

October 26, 2016

More than four in 10 (43%) holiday shoppers surveyed expect they will use retailers' "buy online, pick up in store" feature, Deloitte reported.

October 26, 2016

Diplomat Pharmacy has announced big changes to its leadership team, including a new president and the departure of its CFO.

October 26, 2016

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratoreis and Gland Pharma have announced a strategic collaboration to market and distribute eight injectable generics. 

October 26, 2016

Aurobindo’s generic will be available in 1-, 2- and 3-mg dosage strengths. 

October 26, 2016
Fred’s said that its pharmacists would work with patients to figure out which version of the flu vaccine is best for them