September 20, 2016

Walmart completes acquisition of Jet.com; Marc Lore, founder and CEO of Jet.com, joins Walmart’s leadership team.

September 19, 2016

Ahold USA announced Monday that its retail divisions — Stop & Shop, Giant Food of Landover, Giant Food Stores of Carlisle, Martins and Peapod — have met the retailer’s goal of eliminating 1 billion grocery bags from the environment.

September 19, 2016

In addition to a full-service pharmacy, the new store has an expanded cosmetics section aimed at showcasing seasonal and on-trend colors, shades and products. 

September 19, 2016

The CVS Health Foundation will launch a new partnership with DoSomething.org this fall and has renewed its Pharmacists Teach program, which connects CVS pharmacists to local students to discuss prescription drug abuse.

September 19, 2016

The drug had about $22.5 million in U.S. sales for the 12 months ended July 2016, according to IMS Health

September 19, 2016

Both the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America and the Biotechnology Innovation Organization issues statements in support of the letter.

September 19, 2016

Caregiver Boxes are available exclusively to Sam’s Club members who purchase Depend Absorbent Underwear.

September 19, 2016

In addition to McKesson employees' efforts to create comfort items for patients, the McKesson Foundation will donate more than $200,000 in grants to participating "Community Day" locations.

September 19, 2016

A nationwide Market Track survey of 1,000 consumers said that 27% of respondents plan to do the bulk of their holiday shopping before the calendar hits November — a stat that is up 8% from 2015. 

 
September 19, 2016

Walgreens new skin care platform includes the DermatologistOnCall teledermatology service available through Iagnosis.

September 19, 2016

WebMD's new CEO has been a member of the senior leadership of WebMD and its predecessor companies for 17 years.

September 19, 2016

In late July, Weis Markets converted five Mars locations to Weis Markets stores, including units in Carney and Arbutus and opened them on Aug. 4.

September 16, 2016

Webinar participants will learn about Hispanic consumers' sources of healthcare information as well as the juxtapositon between Hispanics and non-Hispanics in their respective OTC paths to purchase.

September 16, 2016

Low levels of melatonin can cause a shallow sleep, insomnia and awakenings; low levels of magnesium can cause decreased melatonin function; and low levels of vitamin D can be responsible for lower sleep quality.

September 16, 2016

In response to the ever-changing healthcare system needs and the needs of the growing number of people living with diabetes, Drug Store News has created educational resources for community pharmacists and technicians targeting injectable diabetes medications.

September 16, 2016
Prime members in Chicago can now order  beauty and personal care products from Merz Apothecary, a 100-years plus Chicago retail institution, and have the items delivered to their door in as little as one hour.
September 16, 2016
The company had previously launched the line at Sephora and Macy’s in 2011. 
September 16, 2016

In the next two years, Mondelez International will focus its RDQ at nine advantaged technical centers to concentrate people and resources into better-equipped hubs. 

September 16, 2016
The agreement will bring PrescribeWellness’ suite of services to all of IPA's members more than 3,000 member pharmacies. 
 
September 16, 2016

CVS Health earlier this month announced the 11th year of its Project Health initiative. On Thursday, the Project Health team offered free health screenings at a location in suburban Philadelphia.

September 16, 2016
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Unilever is currently in talks with Honest Co., which was co-founded by actress Jessica Alba. The report said Unilever is talking about a potential $1 billion deal, though The Wall Street Journal’s sources said Honest Co. has not yet ruled out and initial public offering instead of the acquisition. (The Wall Street Journal)
 
September 16, 2016
The product packages Sabra guacamole with Tostitos ROLLS! in a 220-calorie on-the-go snack.  
 
September 16, 2016

The new sweetener uses what it says is a better-tasting extract from the stevia leaf, rebaudioside D (reb D) and erythritol, which provides necessary volume and texture to the stevia extract that can be 200 times sweeter than sugar. 

September 15, 2016

Others participating in the Special Order on pharmacy issues include Reps. Doug Collins, R-Ga., Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, and Austin Scott, R-Ga.