October 6, 2016

Walmart is hosting 26 startups to present their ideas as part of the company's Technology Open Call, the Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette reported Thursday. The event is being held in conjunction with Friday's Northwest Arkansas Tech Summit and features companies like FreshSpire, a service that notifies participating consumers the availability of discounted produce that's about to expire. "We feel like the way that FreshSpire can really make the most impact is to partner with a global-scale store, and Wal-Mart is the largest retailer in the world," company co-founder Shraddha Rathod, told the Gazette. (Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette)

October 6, 2016

RetailNext issued a positive forecast for U.S. retail performance over the holiday period, predicting a 3.2% year-over-year lift in sales, driven in part by a 14.9% increase in YoY sales through digital channels.

October 6, 2016

Sam’s Club offered a similar screen for men back in June, as well as other free events during the year, as part of its comprehensive commitment to support health and wellness.

October 6, 2016

Costco’s same-store sales for September rose 1%, compared to a 2% increase in August.

October 6, 2016

Teva and Celltrion on Thursday announced a new exclusive partnership centered on commercializing two of Celltrion’s biosimilar candidates in the United States and Canada. 

October 6, 2016

The new Cold & Flu Tracker is part of GSK Consumer Healthcare's overall campaign to launch the new Theraflu ExpressMax Caplets.

October 6, 2016

Under new leadership, Theranos is working toward obtaining FDA clearances, building commercial partnerships and pursuing publications in scientific journals in pursuit of miniaturized, automated labs.

October 6, 2016

Walmart gave a lackluster profit outlook for next year, and said it will slow new store openings as it invests in remodels and digital initiatives.

October 6, 2016

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. is trying to get away from those big glossy coupons that come every few months in the mail, and instead is focusing on a paid membership experiment, according to The Wall Street Journal.

October 5, 2016

Last year's health fair at Walmart was a tremendous success, with the company administering more than 300,000 health screenings and delivering more than 50,000 immunizations.

October 5, 2016

James McCann has been with Ahold since September 2011, retaining his leadership role at Ahold USA through the merger with Delhaize Group.

October 5, 2016

Bio-Oil produced a video in partnership with the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors to address the life-changing benefits that burn camps, such as Camp Nah Nah Mah run by the University of Utah, can offer young burn survivors.

October 5, 2016

The Private Label Manufacturers Association will feature Fox News star Chris Wallace as its headliner during PLMA’s 2016 Private Label Trade Show in Chicago in November.

October 5, 2016

Gerber has announced a line of infant formulas with probiotics, making it the only brand to offer probiotics in all milk-based powder formulas.

October 5, 2016

Beauty blog Bond En Avant spoke to beauty industry veteran Annie Jackson, formerly of Sephora and Estee Lauder and now head merchant at Credo Beauty, about how the retailer plans to change the way women shop and think about skin care and makeup.

October 5, 2016

The Jell-O brand is joining other food manufacturers in simplifying the ingredients of some of its best-selling products.

October 5, 2016

Rewards simply for signing up for LDExtras include the chance to win a $2,500 monthly shopping spree.

October 5, 2016

ProNourish drinks are suitable for people with gluten sensitivity or celiac disease as well as lactose intolerance; but are not suitable for individuals with galactosemia.

October 5, 2016

Opti-Bar is currently available in five flavors, including: chocolate brownie, chocolate chip cookie dough, cookies 'n cream, white chocolate raspberry and cinnamon pecan roll.

October 5, 2016

Some 60% of retailers indicated they will provide both free shipping and free returns this holiday season – retailers are offering variety of online and in-store ordering and delivery options to provide optimum mix of price, speed and variety.

October 5, 2016

The interface allows for eNGAGE Alert functionality inside QS/1’s NRx and PrimeCare pharmacy management systems, which provide color-coded adherence measures and link directly to the eNGAGE Alert portal to show opportunities for patient-focused services. 

October 5, 2016

JD Supra is reporting that the Supreme Court has declined to hear a case between Amphastar Pharmaceuticals and Momenta Pharmaceuticals concerning whether the scope of safe harbor within the Hatch-Waxman Act extends to a generic manufacturer doing bioequivalence testing that’s performed to maintain FDA approval and documented. The Federal Circuit’s ruling that Amphastar’s post-approval testing fell outside of safe harbor protection will remain in place as a result. (JD Supra)

October 5, 2016
The sale to Accord Healthcare will include a portfolio of generics, as well as a Barnstaple, England manufacturing plant.
October 5, 2016

For the first half of fiscal year 2017, Jean Coutu Group revenues amounted to $1.1 billion, an increase of 1.8%.