October 4, 2016

Almost half of Americans (48%) use saline drops, nasal spray or rinse to treat a bad cold and 47% soothe their irritated noses with lotion, aloe or vitamin E.

October 4, 2016

A new toothpaste is looking to make morning coffee a thing of the past.

October 4, 2016

Quaker Oats is ushering in the fall season by launching a nationwide movement to celebrate the goodness and versatility of the oat. 

October 4, 2016

Mariano Balaguer has almost 20 years’ industry experience and has worked for such companies as Novartis Consumer Health and Nestle. He was most recently at Henry Schein. 

October 4, 2016

Popular sweetener brand Truvia has partnered with celebrity chef Devin Alexander to kick off a new campaign with recipes featuring Truvia Nectar.

October 4, 2016

The new AARP MedicareRx Walgreens (PDP) plan, insured through UnitedHealthcare, is designed to appeal to cost-conscious consumers looking for Part D prescription drug coverage.

October 4, 2016

The URI victory marks the third time in nine years that the esteemed College of Pharmacy has won the “Jeopardy!”-style academic competition.

October 4, 2016

Walgreens pharmacist-led programs are driving better medication adherence and patient outcomes and lowering overall health care costs.

October 4, 2016

"This natural extension of our loyalty program offers easy enrollment, more points and additional rewards to make feeling good easier," stated Linda Filler, president of retail products and chief merchandising and marketing officer for Walgreens.

October 4, 2016

Target is focused on opening smaller stores in urban areas and college towns as it battles declining traffic and sales at its fleet of mostly suburban stores, according to The Wall Street Journal.

October 3, 2016

Bazooka Candy Brands is bringing innovation to the confectionery space once again with the introduction of Bazooka Sugar Free Gum.  

October 3, 2016

BJ's Wholesale Club announced Monday that it will continue bucking the retail industry trend of keeping stores open on Thanksgiving so that customers and employees can enjoy the holiday with family and friends.

October 3, 2016

The survey found that overall, 79% of participants had received a flu shot in the 2015-2016 season, similar to the 77.3% seen in the previous season. Those whose employers required flu shots or offered them on-site for a day or more had higher vaccination rates than those whose employers did not. 

October 3, 2016

Coty has completed its acquisition of Procter & Gamble's fine fragrance, color cosmetics, salon professional and hair color and certain styling businesses.

October 3, 2016

In addition to celebrating pharmacists, CVS Health will celebrate National Pharmacy Technician Day on Oct. 18 to recognize the company's more than 50,000 pharmacy technicians.

October 3, 2016

The new formulation offers a once-daily dosing option that the company says may help some patients achieve and maintain weight loss. 

October 3, 2016

Fred’s announced Monday that its wholly-owned specialty pharmacy, Eiris Health Services has a new name.

October 3, 2016

Hyland's on Friday assured consumers that Hyland's Baby Teething Tablets remain safe.

October 3, 2016

Florida Publix pharmacies are offering testing and treatment for strep throat and flu for customers 13 years of age or older.

October 3, 2016

The combined company will be known as Quintiles IMS Holdings, with all IMS Health shares converted to 0.3840 shares of Quintiles stock. 

October 3, 2016
The Sacramento Bee is reporting that Amazon lockers, self-service lockers that allow shoppers to pick up their Amazon order in a secure location — typically a retail setting — have arrived in California’s capital city. The most recently installed locker is at a Safeway in the city. The company also recently opened a staffed pickup location on the campus of UC Davis, the report said. (The Sacramento Bee)
 
October 3, 2016

From now through Oct. 31, customers can vote for their favorite pharmacy team member by completing a mail-in nomination form available at any Rite Aid pharmacy or online at www.riteaid.com/vote.

October 3, 2016
When the acquisition was announced, it was valued at $500 million, and it brings  the fourth-largest U.S. generics distributor under Teva’s ownership. 
October 3, 2016

Walgreens is donating $50,000 to the Pantene Beautiful Lengths Fund to help celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the program.