July 28, 2011

Pfizer has entered a definitive agreement to acquire a biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the development of pain treatments.

July 26, 2011

Walmart announced that it is making back-to-school shopping even easier with new store improvements.

July 25, 2011

Just days after announcing a cooperation agreement with Nielsen, Walmart has entered a new relationship with SymphonyIRI Group, through which the two will develop a solution that supports the retailer's customer-centric initiatives.

July 21, 2011

Walmart has returned to the consumer packaged goods industry's information sharing model through a new cooperation agreement with Nielsen.

July 18, 2011

The president of Coca-Cola subsidiary Odwalla will step into a new role next month.

July 18, 2011

Karen Roberts was named EVP and president of Walmart Realty on Friday, filling a position vacated by the company’s long-time real estate executive Eric Zorn, who retired after a 20-year career.

July 18, 2011

Walmart announced that it is breaking ground on a new supercenter in Maryland in September.

July 7, 2011

Johnson & Johnson on Thursday announced that the company has entered into an agreement to become a global sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, becoming the eighth and final FIFA World Cup Sponsor.

July 5, 2011

McNeil Consumer Healthcare’s foray into heat patches has proven a success. Tylenol Precise is the No. 2 brand across heat and ice packs, falling in behind Pfizer’s ThermaCare.

June 29, 2011

Walmart announced that it will offer customers savings of 10 cents a gallon on all fuel, gas and diesel at participating Murphy USA and Walmart gas stations. The reduction is part of a 90-day Rollback program.

June 27, 2011

Prices for the top 10 most prescribed branded diabetes drugs have risen faster at Walmart and Kmart than at other retailers, according to a published report.

June 24, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve an investigative painkiller made by Pfizer, the drug maker said Friday.

June 21, 2011

Pampers has introduced Prints, a limited-edition diaper line with designs that include floral and polka dot prints for girls, and argyle and toy car prints for boys. The diapers are available through the summer in sizes 1 through 4.

June 20, 2011

The new small-format Walmart Express stores that opened earlier this month are an interesting concept with intriguing growth potential. But for the time being, and possibly for much longer, competitors need not concern themselves with the small stores.


June 17, 2011

Walmart is moving forward with what could be characterized as a rollout of its Neighborhood Market format nearly 13 years after the first unit opened in fall 1998. Just don’t call it a Neighborhood Market.

June 17, 2011

Walmart has rebranded the small-format food-and-drug combo store Neighborhood Market as Walmart Market.

June 14, 2011

Nickelodeon is launching the first products themed after one of its live-action comedy series exclusively at Walmart.

June 13, 2011

Walmart opened its first Express stores earlier this month to mixed reviews about the impact of the new format on the company domestic growth. At 15,000 sq. ft., Walmart opened the first Express location in Gentry, Ark., last week, but offered media and investment analysts a preview of the store prior to the company’s shareholders meeting on June 3.

June 6, 2011

As promised, Walmart unveiled its smaller-format store concept, dubbed Walmart Express, this past week.

June 3, 2011

Generic drug maker Watson Labs is hoping to market a generic version of a Pfizer drug for erectile dysfunction.

June 3, 2011

After nearly four hours of music, cheering, celebrity appearances and brief presentations by senior executives, Walmart president and CEO Mike Duke wrapped up the company’s annual shareholders’ extravaganza Friday morning by sharing five priorities associated with serving what he called the next generation of customers.

May 31, 2011

Procter & Gamble announced that it has filed a lawsuit against a private-label manufacturer and distributor of mouthwash for allegedly violating the former's intellectual property.

May 20, 2011

Walmart and Target are the top go-to shopping destinations for college students, according to a new study.

May 17, 2011

Procter & Gamble is taking its packaging for three of its laundry products to the past.