May 4, 2016

Target Corp. is getting tough with vendors as it works to improve its supply chain. The retailer plans to tighten deadlines for deliveries to its warehouses, hike fines for late deliveries, and could institute penalties of up to $10,000 for inaccuracies in product information, according to a report by Reuters. The new rules and penalties, detailed in a letter sent to suppliers, will start to take effect at the end of the month and will be rolled out over the next 60-90 days, the report said. (Reuters)

May 4, 2016

Pfizer has approached Medivation about a possible purchase of the company, raising the possibility of a bid rivaling a $9.3 billion offer by Sanofi SA, Reuters reported on Wednesday. (Reuters)

May 4, 2016
The timing of Easter had a positive impact on Shoppers Drug Mart's front store same-store sales of approximately 1.9%.
 
May 4, 2016

Hot new men's beauty brand Beard Guyz is expanding its distribution to several drug stores and mass retailers. 

May 4, 2016

This is InformationWeek’s 28th year identifying and honoring the nation's most innovative users of information technology. 

May 4, 2016

When implementation of the program is complete, naloxone will be available without a prescription in more than 5,800 of Walgreens nearly 8,200 stores.

May 4, 2016

The collaboration with APhA is the latest step Walgreens is taking to fight prescription drug abuse.

May 4, 2016

Consumers on-the-go will be thrilled to know they don’t have to skip their flossing routines when they leave home now that Waterpik has launched a portable water flosser.

May 3, 2016

Growing wine brand Barefoot is giving wine drinkers a reason to look forward to summer with the launch of Barefoot Refresh Spritzers in convenient and portable cans. 

May 3, 2016

The news comes as the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB) seeks to reduce the number of antibiotic prescriptions by 15% by 2020.

May 3, 2016

Revenues in CVS Health's Pharmacy Services Segment increased 20.5% to $28.8 billion, primarily driven by increase in prescription volume and growth in specialty pharmacy. 

May 3, 2016

The Grocery Manufacturers Association has named Ed Crenshaw of Publix Super Markets as the recipient of the GMA Hall of Achievement Award.

May 3, 2016

Lycelle uses a non-pesticidal formulation that is safe for use with children as young as two years of age and is typically effective with just one 10-minute use. 

May 3, 2016

Kenneth Parks will join the company on June 6 and will oversee all of Mylan’s global finance functions, including accounting and control, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, treasury and tax. 

 
May 3, 2016

Patient advocate and community pharmacy champion Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., will serve as the featured speaker at this year's opening lunch on May 24.

May 3, 2016

Galderma is bringing a new product to the personal cleansing aisle that aims to offer an innovative in-shower alternative to body wash and soap.

May 3, 2016

A Southern California brand committed to "Putting Fruit First" has expanded product distribution for its frozen fruit bar line to almost 100 stores across the U.S.

May 3, 2016

The Mucinex 1200mg DM extended-release product produced sales of approximately $108 million through food, drug and mass merchants during the last twelve months, Perrigo reported.

May 3, 2016

Effective May 1, 2016, Publix’s stock price decreased from $45.20 per share to $43.95 per share.

May 3, 2016

Raid is tackling the growing bed bug problem in America with a new product that detects the insects before a large-scale infestation can occur.

May 3, 2016

University of Utah School of Medicine researchers reported that infants 6 months and younger whose mothers were vaccinated when pregnant had a 70% reduction in laboratory-confirmed flu cases. 

May 3, 2016

Owlet Baby Care features the Owlet Baby Monitor, a device that leverages pulse oximetry, the same technology used in hospitals, miniaturized into a baby sock designed to alert parents if their baby's oxygen levels and heart rate are out of range. 

May 3, 2016

Due partly to its small patient population, Taro said Keveyis has seen less than $1 million in sales since its launch, making the investment in marketing the drug unsustainable.

May 2, 2016

According to Veterans Affairs estimates, the price range for IUD costs to the military is $350 to $650 per device. Allergan will offer its IUD to the military treatment facilities and VA hospitals for $55.83.