September 22, 2016

This is the first approval for a generic of Tivicay (dolutegravir), an HIV treatment recommended by the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

 
September 22, 2016

The partnership will bring FDS’s myDAtaMart business analytics tools and its enGAGE patient management services to SRS’s PKon Rx Pharmacy System customers. 

September 22, 2016

Impax’s generic will be available in 10-, 20-, 30-, 40-, 50- and 60-mg dosage strengths.

September 22, 2016

Alongside introducing three new flavors of kombucha, KeVita is launching its #InnerSelfie campaign. 

September 22, 2016

NPA hopes to complete the Safe Harbor database of dietary ingredients in the near future, and will engage FDA in the coming months on its methodology and evidence.

September 22, 2016

More than 5,000 Americans across the country participated in the online survey, which awards the “Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brand” title to winners in 40 product categories.

September 22, 2016

Rite Aid met Wall Street expectations, matching the average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research for earnings of 3 cents per share.

September 22, 2016

In its 18th year, the NACDS Foundation Dinner helps support evidence-based research that advances patient care, pharmacy education, student scholarships and charitable organizations that improve patient outcomes.

September 22, 2016

As Americans continue to splurge on their favorite candy and costumes in preparation for the upcoming Halloween season, the National Retail Federation’s annual survey reported that spending is expected to reach $8.4 billion — the highest level in the study’s history.

September 22, 2016
E-commerce may lose some appeal among shoppers this holiday season. While some industry analysts are predicting more than 15% increases in e-commerce growth during the 2016 shopping season, NetElixir’s “2016 Holiday Outlook” report predicts that e-commerce growth may only hit 11%.
September 22, 2016
As the battle between Walmart Canada and Visa over interchange rates rages on, Walmart Stores is making more strategic moves with Chase.
September 21, 2016
Five Albertsons banners — Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, United, ACME Market and Star Market — will be using MyWebGrocer’s solutions to ramp up the launch of their click-and-collect and delivery options. 
September 21, 2016

Allergan will be acquiring Akarna Therapeutics and its portfolio of developing treatments for an upfront payment of $50 million plus potential clinical, regulatory and commercial milestone payments around its lead compound AKN-083. 

September 21, 2016

Total holiday sales will exceed $1 trillion this holiday (November through January), representing a 3.6% to 4% over last year, according to Deloitte’s annual retail holiday sales forecast. 

September 21, 2016

Invokamet XR is Janssen’s once-daily, extended-release combination therapy of Invokana (canagliflozin) and metformin, the company announced Wednesday.

September 21, 2016

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) on Wednesday brought 60 of its member companies’ researchers to Capitol Hill for meetings with members of Congress.

September 21, 2016

Bringing together Coty and the P&G Specialty Beauty Business is expected to create one of the world's largest pure-play beauty companies with advertising and promotional spend estimated at well over $1 billlion.

September 21, 2016

ATLANTA - The total economic burden attributed to opioid abuse exceeds $78 billion, according to a recent report published in Medical Daily. "More than 40 Americans die each day from overdoses involving prescription opioids. Families and communities continue to be devastated by the epidemic of prescription opioid overdoses." Tom Frieden, director Centers for Disease Control Director shared with Medical Daily. "The rising cost of the epidemic is also a tremendous burden for the health care system." (Medical Daily)

September 21, 2016

NEW YORK - While seniors are still lagging in their use of the internet as a health resource, that use is on the rise, Reuters Health reported Tuesday. "Among seniors who did use the internet, only 57% were going online for health information in 2003, compared to 80% in 2011, according to the findings published in Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences," Reuters wrote. "The proportion of internet-using seniors who bought medicine online rose from about 14% in 2003 to about 21% in 2011. And in 2011, 22% were contacting their doctors online, compared to 8% eight years earlier. (Reuters Health)

September 21, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS - Walmart is extending its grocery pickup service into Target's back yard, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Wednesday. “Our customers have told us that grocery pickup is a game changer,” stated Katie Vitela, a Walmart Minneapolis market coach. According to the Star Tribune, Target currently offers fee-based grocery home delivery through partner Instacart in a handful of markets, including the Twin Cities. (Minneapolis Star Tribune)

September 21, 2016

For Radial and CFI Group's September 2016 Holiday Retail Report, 91% of respondents said they would be willing to increase the size of their online order to qualify for free shipping.

September 21, 2016

The theme of this year’s event is how to bridge the two parallel areas of focus in today’s e-commerce space — engaging people digitally and driving ROI.

September 20, 2016

Allergan has announced an acquisition aimed at making it a leader in the development of treatment for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a disease state seeing increased interest from drug makers. 

September 20, 2016

The purpose of the ketogenic regimen is to shift the body from relying on glucose for energy to instead tapping into stored fat.