January 8, 2015

Family Dollar Stores on Thursday reported a total net sales increase of 2.3% to $2.6  billion for its first quarter ended Nov. 29, 2014. 

 

January 8, 2015

Sandoz may be on track to receive the first biosimilar drug approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its Zarxio.

January 8, 2015

Fred’s strong pharmacy sales weren’t enough to help the company avert a 1.4 percent same-store sales decline for the month.

January 8, 2015

Consumers were offered more than $496 billion dollars in consumer incentives through Free Standing Inserts in 2014, an increase of 6.4% compared to last year, according to a Kantar Media report released Thursday.

January 8, 2015

Procter & Gamble’s Gillette Venus is launching a “Use Your And” campaign to inspire women and girls to stand up against one-dimensional labels.

January 8, 2015

Health Mart, an independent pharmacy network with more than 3,600 locally owned community pharmacies across all 50 states, on Thursday launched a national multi-million dollar advertising campaign.

 

January 8, 2015

Nearly a quarter (21%) of Americans stated that they are likely to return or exchange at least one of the presents that they received this holiday season, according to a study released Wednesday by Retale.

January 8, 2015

Impax Pharmaceuticals on Thursday announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Rytary, an extended-release oral capsule formulation of carbidopa-levodopa, for the treatment of Parkinson's disease.

January 8, 2015

Canada’s Jean Coutu Group is well positioned to capitalize on the industry’s growth and, going forward, is focused on improving operations and seeking acquisition opportunities, Francois Coutu, president and CEO, told analysts during its third quarter conference call Thursday morning.

January 8, 2015

Golub Corp./Price Chopper Supermarkets has announced the promotion of Robert Allen to director, insurance and workers’ compensation, reporting directly to Anne Davis, VP of taxation.

January 8, 2015

"It wasn’t terribly long ago that a merchant could literally locate a storefront, hang a shingle, stock some merchandise, and claim themselves a retailer. Oh my how times have changed," writes Hamacher Resource Group VP Dave Wendland in his latest blog post.

January 8, 2015

Target’s digital efforts appear to be resonating with shoppers as the company’s holiday digital offerings — from free shipping on Target.com to store pickup to Cartwheel deals — helped the retailer rack up a record-breaking holiday season.

January 8, 2015

Trovita Health Science announced the introduction of its Enu ready-to-drink nutritional shake in select ShopRite supermarket locations throughout the northeastern United States.

January 8, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance on Friday will ring the opening bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of the merger of Walgreens and Alliance Boots.

January 7, 2015

Bartell Drugs announced that former REI executive Brian Unmacht has been named president.

January 7, 2015

Bi-Lo Holdings president and CEO Randall Ostead will be stepping down from his position in two months.

January 7, 2015

Brut has unveiled two new antiperspirants with advanced odor-protection technology.

January 7, 2015

Routine blood pressure testing on PharmaSmart kiosks closely approximates daytime ambulatory blood pressure measurement. 

January 7, 2015

CVS/pharmacy has revealed the spring 2015 collection of its exclusive Nuance Salma Hayek line, featuring new products for hair and skin.

January 7, 2015

Gloria E. Meredith, dean of the College of Pharmacy and professor of pharmaceutical sciences at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, will become the founding dean of Binghamton University’s School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

January 7, 2015

Frank Scorpiniti has taken the helm at Earth Fare, a natural and organic grocery chain based in Asheville, N.C.

January 7, 2015

Hallmark and Mattel announced a new licensing agreement which will bring the Barbie brand back to Hallmark in 2015.

January 7, 2015

Infusium23 has introduced restaged formulas for its Repair + Renew and Moisture Replenisher collections and a new packaging redesign.

January 7, 2015

Jelly Belly Candy Co. announced the expansion of its Star Wars collection, which will now include a gift box and a bean machine.