September 13, 2016

USA Today is reporting that two senior officers at Taro Pharmaceuticals have been subpoenaed by the Department of Justice, which is seeking generics pricing and sales documents, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission disclosure the company filed Friday night. Taro did not identify which executives had been subpoenaed, but said it “intends to respond to the subpoena and otherwise cooperate with the Department of Justice investigation." (USA Today)

September 13, 2016

Mobile retailing’s time has arrived.

September 13, 2016

A pair of House and Senate bills currently under consideration would end DIR fees assessed by Medicare drug plans or pharmacy benefit manager corporations after prescriptions are filled.

September 13, 2016

Search engines are getting knocked down a peg when it comes to where consumers begin their online research.

September 13, 2016

The retail landscape for beauty has changed dramatically, and retailers must focus on the customer experience, because that is where the sale is won or lost, where the brand comes to life, and where the seeds of loyalty are planted.

September 13, 2016

Once the conversions are complete, Weis Markets will have increased the number of its operating stores by more than 25% and will operate 204 stores in seven states.

September 12, 2016
Amneal’s launch expands its women’s health line to six products.
September 12, 2016

As an organization representing more than three million pharmacists around the world, FIP presents an opportunity to learn as much as it is an opportunity to give back to the profession, APhA stated.

September 12, 2016

Now that (most) kids are back in school, parents are looking for convenient, satisfying options for lunchboxes, and a new product from Bagel Bites aims to meet that demand.

September 12, 2016

The YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program is a lifestyle intervention for adults at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes and LIVESTRONG at the YMCA focuses on well-being initiatives for cancer survivors.

September 12, 2016

Without any complicated timers to set or buttons to press, customers can now simply put the child-resistant cap on their CVS Pharmacy prescription to keep track of when they last took their medication.

September 12, 2016

There's a new addition to the freezer aisle that features ingredients selected specifically for those consumers seeking better-for-you meal options with sophisticated flavors.

September 12, 2016

“We are excited to welcome Excelera members into NASP and important conversations around appropriate access to specialty medications and related services,” NASP membership committee chair Mike Agostino said

September 12, 2016

In an effort to encourage vaccinations, Kmart has unveiled data from a new survey showing that one in four Americans believe getting the flu vaccine early is the best way to avoid getting sick.

September 12, 2016

H‑E‑B is the largest family‑owned company in Texas, led by family members who include Butt’s brother, chairman and CEO Charles Butt, Howard Butt III and Stephen Butt.

September 12, 2016

According to the report, some 311 medicines and vaccines for autoimmune diseases are either in clinical trials or awaiting Food and Drug Administration approval. 

September 12, 2016

Coming to the local mall — Amazon?

September 12, 2016

Cardinal Health CEO George Barrett spoke on leadership at Columbus Business First's C-Suite Awards last week, according to a report in the Ohio business journal published Friday. "Many people associate leadership with decisiveness, but 'that's not real leadership,' [Barrett] said," Business First reported. "Real leaders know when to hand back a decision to those in a company who are closest to the situation. 'Resist the temptation to always be the big dog,' Barrett said." (Columbus Business First)
 

September 12, 2016

From now through Oct. 14, Rite Aid associates will recognize students receiving the scholarships during special in-store celebration events.

September 12, 2016

Founded in March 2013, the company created a line of Paleo-friendly bars that keeps it simple with only eight ingredients or less.

September 12, 2016

More than 68% of pharmacists reported a feeling that social media use had a definite positive impact on their business. 

September 12, 2016

Over the next four weeks, local Shoppers Drug Mart locations will accept donations from customers with a goal to raise $3.3 million to help fund local women's health charities.

September 12, 2016

“People increasingly want to become more engaged in their own health care, and with Walgreens digital health offerings, [they can do that],” stated Harry Leider, chief medical officer, Walgreens.

September 12, 2016

The holiday hiring wars have begun.