September 27, 2016

99 Cents Only Stores has teamed up with the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles on a creative promotion involving students and 99 Cents Only merchandise.

September 27, 2016

A high-quality site experience makes Amazon the place where more than half (55%) of consumers go to first for products online.

September 27, 2016
Under the agreement, Pharmathen will develop, manufacture and supply a generic product in a $500 million category, and Upsher-Smith will submit the product for Food and Drug Administration approval and handle marketing and distributing in the United States as an Upsher-Smith generic. 
 
September 27, 2016

Walgreens will offer its specialty pharmacists on-demand and live education courses on many of the most prevalent specialty pharmacy-managed disease states, including oncology, fertility, hepatitis C, cystic fibrosis, multiple sclerosis and chronic inflammatory/autoimmune diseases. 

September 26, 2016

Early data suggests that corporate wellness programs with wearable devices increase average employee participation from 20% to between 60% and 70%.

September 26, 2016
Ajanta’s generic will be available in 20- and 40-mg omeprazole/1680-mg sodium bicarbonate dosage strengths. 
September 26, 2016

Cardinal Health last week announced it is providing a pharmacy-centered approach to Medicare preferred access for 2017, balancing access and economics with the only Advisory Panel of pharmacy owners in the industry.

September 26, 2016

Doritos is aiming to show America's youth that the boldest choice they can make this year is the one at the ballot box.

September 26, 2016

Amjevita is the fourth approved biosimilar in the United States, and Amgen’s first approved biosimilar. 

September 26, 2016

Janssen Biotech announced Monday that the Food and Drug Administration had approved its Stelara (ustekinumab) to treat moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease.  

September 26, 2016

'Cork' Walgreen III was the grandson of Charles R. Walgreen Sr., who founded the 115-year-old pharmacy retailer that now is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance.

September 26, 2016
HDA’s board elected Cardinal Health’s pharmaceutical segment CEO Jon Giacomin to the position of chairman at its annual board and membership meeting and announced the change Monday. 
 
September 26, 2016

The new “Resolve To Evolve: Maintaining Profitability and Advancing Care in a Changing Pharmacy World” events will help pharmacies increase efficiency, profitability and improve patient health outcomes that capture payer dollars.

September 26, 2016

The University of Michigan Health System has established a new partnership with Meijer pharmacies to provide hypertension management services for adult patients.

September 26, 2016

Also recognized by CEO Update were Christine McEntee of the American Geophysical Union, who was named Professional Association CEO of the Year; and Aric Newhouse of the National Association of Manufacturers, who was awarded Association Lobbyist of the Year.

September 26, 2016

Pfizer announced Monday that its board of directors and executive leadership team had decided not to split the company into two separate companies, Pfizer Innovative Health and Pfizer Essential Health. The two will remain separately managed units within Pfizer. 

September 26, 2016

According to RB, the majority of men want to last longer in bed (89%). However, most men don’t like to talk about the issue openly, which suggests an over-the-counter solution may do well. 

September 26, 2016

Sparkling Ice is building on its partnership with NBA MVP Kevin Durant by unveiling a basketball court renovation in Sparkling Ice's hometown of Seattle at Powell Barnett Park. 

September 26, 2016

That was fast. Jason Goldberger, the recently promoted chief digital officer of Target Corp., has left the company, effective immediately. No reason was given for his departure.

September 23, 2016

If Yahoo’s data breach announcement yesterday is any indication, cyber-attacks are more prevalent than ever — and gaining momentum. In fact, data breaches increased 15% in the first six months of 2016, compared with the last six months of 2015, according to the “Breach Level Index.”

September 23, 2016

In the latest episode of DSNTV, associate publisher and editor in chief Rob Eder spoke with Trygve Anderson, clinical executive at Elsevier, about delivering drug information faster to customers. “[We] get the data in, including all product data and patient safety data, and we deliver it in a timely fashion,” Anderson said. “We don’t feel that a customer of ours should have to wait for data. And that allows us to create what we now coin as a ‘true daily update’ in order to better serve those customers.”

September 23, 2016

The company announced Tuesday that its board of directors had named Paul Campanelli to the position, effective immediately, succeeding Ravid De Silva, who has stepped down from the position and his place on the company's board of directors. 

September 23, 2016

red’s Pharmacy on Friday announced that its annual spring campaign raised $330,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. 

September 23, 2016

Sales of OTC products were up a solid 4% in 2015, according to the recently published Kline Group Nonprescription Drugs USA report, the company noted in its blog Friday. However, marketing  support behind that growth may be waning. "Advertising expenditures continue to decline as marketers become more selective on where they spend advertising dollars and focus efforts only against brands where they have a competitive edge," Kline Group wrote. (Kline Group)