October 28, 2015

The drug, which gained FDA approval in July, is indicated to treat papules and pustules associated with rosacea. 

October 28, 2015

The new U.S. division of Maxim Markenprodukte is tasked with building on the company’s success in Europe with its private label and own-brand products in the cosmetics, skin care, foot care, grooming and baby care segments. 

October 28, 2015

Amgen announced Wednesday that it had received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for Imlygic (talimogene laherparepvec) for injection.

October 28, 2015

KISS Nail Products and Broadway Nails recently rolled out new additions to their nail care lines, as well as a set of false eyelashes. 

October 28, 2015

The purpose of the group is to connect grassroots pharmacy advocates from across the country, and grow its ranks to be poised for action when critical issues arise in Congress, the White House or in the states.

October 28, 2015

The Cincinnati Business Courier, reporting on a recent Kroger investor call, highlighted the fact that Kroger’s natural and organic food sales bring in more than $11 billion a year, a trend fueled in part by its Simple Truth product line, which has seen double-digit growth every year since its launch. “We’re delivering on millennials’ needs,”  Stuart Aitken, Kroger’s 84.51 data analytics unit CEO said. (Cincinnati Business Courier)

October 28, 2015

HealthDay is reporting that researchers fromt the University of Michigan’s Survey Research Center have found that a person’s use of narcotic painkillers as a teen raises their risk of abuse as an adult by 33%. “Most likely, the initial experience of pain relief is pleasurable and a safe initial experience may reduce perceived danger,” the study’s author Richard Miech said. “A pleasurable and safe initial experience with a drug is a central factor in theories of who goes on to misuse drugs.” (HealthDay)

October 28, 2015
The combination of the two companies will bring under one portfolio such snack brands as Pop Secret, Kettle Chips, Cape Cod snacks, Emerald Nuts and Snyder’s of Hanover. 
October 28, 2015

xAD’s Mobile Path to Purchase report reveals that 35% of U.S. shoppers who researched their impending purchases on their mobile device expect to buy within the hour.

October 28, 2015

Kno2 makes any documents interoperable, allowing clinical documents move between different health care professionals and vendors

October 28, 2015

Target is looking to add some visual oomph to its stores just in time for the retailer's busiest shopping days of the year.

October 28, 2015

In the United States, Walgreens Boots Alliance’s Retail Pharmacy division finished the year with total sales of $81 billion — up 6% over fiscal 2014 — driven by total comparable store sales growth of 6.4%

October 27, 2015

The free app allows consumers to monitor their intake of carbohydrates, protein, fat and fiber and provides a shopping list function, with meal planners and detailed data on more than 200,000 foods and restaurants. 

October 27, 2015

By identifying trends in flu conversation online, Clorox will help consumers identify predictors of increased flu activity and take steps to #stopthespread of the flu offline.

October 27, 2015

Acting Deputy Director of the Dietary Supplement Programs at the Food and Drug Administration Cara Welch wrote in a signed affidavit on Sept. 28 that picamilon “does not fit any of the dietary ingredient categories” under the law.

October 27, 2015

The company has received the FDA’s OK for its generic of Ultram, which is indicated to treat moderate to moderately severe chronic pain. 

October 27, 2015

Davis said that rather than support the budget deal’s Medicaid provisions, lawmakers should work to pass the Fair Access to Safe and Timely Generics Act, a bill that has been introduced by Reps. Steve Stivers, R-Ohio, and Peter Welch, D-Vt. 

October 27, 2015

The drug is intended for rescue use following treatment of osteosarcoma through methotrexate therapy by reducing toxicity and effect of eliminating methotrexate.

October 27, 2015

The New York Times is reporting that Theranos’ CEO Elizabeth Homes said that she would put forth data showing the reliability and accuracy of the company’s blood tests. “Data is a powerful thing because it speaks for itself,” Holmes said at a conference Monday. (New York Times)

October 27, 2015

Southeastern Grocers, parent company of Winn-Dixie, Bi-Lo and Harveys, will be moving its headquarters across town, the Jacksonville Business Journal reported Tuesday. "Southeastern Grocers is looking to the future, as are we," said Josh Edwards, VP Crocker Partners, a local developer. "As one of Florida's most prominent companies, this long-term commitment is good news for the region." (Jacksonville Business Journal)

 

October 27, 2015

A deal would bring the No. 1 and No. 3 retail pharmacy operations under one roof, creating a pureplay pharmacy operator with more than 12,786 stores and more than $67.1 billion in pharmacy revenue, according to figures from DSN's Annual PoweRx Industry Rankings. 

October 27, 2015

Deloitte’s 30th annual holiday survey of consumer spending intentions and trends finds that some shopping traditions are losing their luster.

October 27, 2015

The authors say this is the first study to show that a pharmacist-based glucose control program can potentially improve outcomes for surgery patients, and also lead to lower costs. 

October 27, 2015

Wal-Mart wants to use drones to check warehouse inventory and assist with curbside pickup and delivery services, and has applied for permission from regulators to do so, according to CNBC. “Drones have a lot of potential to further connect our vast network of stores, distribution centers, fulfillment centers and transportation fleet,” company spokesman Dan Toporek told CNBC. “There is a Walmart within five miles of 70 percent of the U.S. population, which creates some unique and interesting possibilities for serving customers with drones.” (CNBC)