December 1, 2015

GPhA’s SVP sciences and regulatory affairs noted that GPhA and other industry associations have urged the FDA to avoid ambiguity in quality metrics and consider additional moves that would ensure that proposed changes won’t disrupt supply.

December 1, 2015

Over the course of the next 10 years, shifts in global resources, technology and shopper behavior will drive beauty companies to innovate and prove the efficacy of their products, according to a new Mintel report. 

December 1, 2015

Publix expanded its free offerings to include 90-day prescriptions of three commonly prescribed medicines. 

December 1, 2015

The Philadelphia Business Journal is reporting that the Center City area of Philadelphia has just seen the opening of its first MinuteClinic at 1500 Spruce Street. The report notes that MinuteClinic operates 25 clinics in the Philadelphia region, which has seen steady growth in the past several years. (Philadelphia Business Journal)

December 1, 2015

The two new 32- and 24-count packs packages contain blister packs with individually perforated tablet blisters and individual tablet printing on the backing foil. Both also come with an extended shelf life of up to three years.

December 1, 2015

The majority of millennials (56%) in a new survey said they are worried about having enough money to pay the bills every month. 

December 1, 2015

Fielidng twice as many shoppers as anticipated, Target ended up having to place some guests in a queue in an effort to manage the online traffic. 

December 1, 2015

Walgreens has begun its same-day service powered by Deliv with 67 stores in the Dallas area.

December 1, 2015

Mobile is making up more than 70% of traffic to Walmart.com, and nearly half of the company's orders since Thanksgiving have been placed on a mobile device, the company said. 

December 1, 2015

Walmart is launching the campaign with an initial $500,000 donation to Fisher House Foundation.

December 1, 2015

InnerWorkings will help expand Weis Markets’ supplier network, ensure brand consistency and enable transparency and visibility across the marketing supply chain for the regional grocery chain.

November 30, 2015

Shoppers spent more than $1 billion dollars on both Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday, with even more spending predicted for Cyber Monday. 

November 30, 2015

Takeda’s Ninlaro is a treatment for patients with multiple myeloma who have had at least one prior therapy. 

November 30, 2015

The two clinics are part of a plan to open five offices in locations within Cuyahoga County.

November 30, 2015

All 30 stores sold back to Albertsons were former Albertsons, Safeway or Vons stores that had been sold to Haggen earlier this year. 

November 30, 2015

Kmart is adding new features to its app aimed at holiday shoppers, including real-time, opt-in push notifications of exclusive online Bluelight Specials.

November 30, 2015

The combined company’s revenue for the 12 months ended June 30 exceeded $800 million. 

November 30, 2015

Items that are expected to be most highly sought following the Black Friday shopping weekend include streaming devices and connected home devices, Meijer suggested. 

November 30, 2015

Approximately 35% received the flu shot at a doctor’s office, followed by 27% who received it at a pharmacy. 

November 30, 2015

The National Retail Federation’s survey of 4,000 shoppers on Friday and Saturday shows that more people shopped than expected and that many are doing so virutally. 

November 30, 2015

The New York Times’ Well blog on Monday featured a post that provided an overview of the several ways that people might be misusing over-the-counter product despite their potential to help consumers — from improper label reading to unintentional dependence and the potential for medication to lose its effectiveness over time, leading to larger-than-recommended doses. (New York Times)

November 30, 2015

Nearly four-in-10 Americans said they had an "excellent" experience at a pharmacy they visited in the last month, a Gallup poll found. 

November 30, 2015

The six-month pilot program included 270 HealthPartners members who had a diagnosis of hypertension and a prescription for medication to lower blood pressure at a Sterling pharmacy. 

November 30, 2015

The pilot’s findings come at a time when the CDC noted that 1-in-3 primary care physicians and nurse practitioners do not know what PrEP is despite the promise it has shown to prevent HIV among high-risk groups.