April 18, 2017

The New York Times is reporting that Philadephia-based generics company Lannett continues to raise prices on its drugs, even as the Justice Department is set to launch an anitrust investigations an Connecticut’s attorney general undertakes a drug price investigation into the company. Among the generics that have seen prices increase recently was anti-psychotic fluphenazine, which went from $43.50 to $870 for 100 10-mg capsules in 2016. (New York Times)

 

April 18, 2017

A recent survey conducted by ECRM found good alignment between retailers and suppliers, but the findings also suggest that there is room for the relationship to improve. Read ECRM’s SVP retail Wayne Bennett’s takeaways from the survey.

April 18, 2017

Data from the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation found that 11 companies spent more than $30 million on community-based health-and-wellness programs in 2016 promoting 38 programs that reached 11.2 million Americans.

April 18, 2017

Before joining Revlon, Christopher Peterson was president global brands at Ralph Lauren, having joined the company in 2012 as SVP and CFO,

April 18, 2017

The recall includes all products that retailers may have had in stock since Standard Homeopathic stopped making and shipping the medicines nationwide in October 2016.

April 18, 2017

Beyond offering STI and HIV testing, Walgreens also is furthering its commitment to supporting communities impacted by HIV through prevention and early detection services, as well as HIV continuing education for its pharmacists. 

April 18, 2017

Latriece Watkins was inspired to become chair of the event, recalling her mother’s breast cancer battle 25 years ago.

April 17, 2017

Walgreens raised more than $20 million in the U.S. in 2016, supported through sales of Red Noses.

April 17, 2017

The collobaration agreement can potentially aid in the diagnosis and monitoring of fibrotic diseases, including non-alcoholic steatohpeatitis. 

April 17, 2017

Crossmark Canada hires 28-year food and beverage retail veteran to oversee customer development in Canada.

April 17, 2017

The skin care/facial category saw a 2% growth in sales for the last 12 months compared with the previous year, driven by the cleansers segment, which was up 9% in the food and drug channels.

April 17, 2017

The Four Loko Shots line is launching with three varieties — green apple-flavored Green Tornado, lemon drop-flavored Screw Ball and cinnamon apple flavored Dragon’s Breath.

April 17, 2017

Karen Wiernik was promoted to director of brand marketing for CytoSport in 2014 and assumed her current role as senior director of innovation and business development in 2016.

April 17, 2017

Baxter anticipates launching seven to nine new products annually over the next few years, increasing to 10 to 15 anticipated new product launches a year beyond 2019.

April 17, 2017

Panelists discussed the largest health-and-wellness challenges retailers are facing, as well as current solutions suppliers are working on to make the industry even better, at the Health, Wellness and Technology Roundtable during DSN's Industry Issues Summit.

April 17, 2017

In addition to the Sustainability Lives Here campaign, Kroger is making a $50,000 donation to the World Wildlife Fund.

April 17, 2017

There are now 12 CareClinic by Kaiser Permanente locations with plans to open three more this year.

April 17, 2017

RICHMOND, Va.— Kroger is test-marketing a home delivery component to its click-and-collect offering for customers in its Richmond, Va. area, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Monday. “Our customers don’t always have the time to shop in store but still want to bring quality items into their homes and onto their tables," Anne Jenkins, spokeswoman for Kroger Mid-Atlantic division, told the Times-Dispatch. "For us, home delivery is the solution and a natural progression for ClickList.” (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

April 17, 2017

Walmart also could be interested in buying the retailer, which could reportedly fetch more than $4 billion in proceeds.

April 17, 2017

 In addition to her modeling and acting roles, Delevigne has more than 36 million social media followers.

April 17, 2017

Snyder’s-Lance interim CEO Brian Driscoll has been in the food industry for more than 35 years, leading Diamond Foods until it was acquired by Snyder’s-Lance in 2016.

April 17, 2017

A recent survey by YouGov commissioned by experience company [24]|7, found that while consumers are willing to share more personal data, they are particular about when and why.

April 17, 2017

More than half of parents say seasonal allergies affect their kids, with some unsure how to choose the right medicine and 1-in-7 giving allergy medicine labeled for adults.

April 17, 2017

First introduced in 2016, training academies are now in 40 states, with plans to expand to 200 academies in all 50 states by the end of this summer.