March 31, 2015

San Francisco Equity Partners has acquired a majority stake in beauty company Japonesque, whose beauty products are inspired by the professional makeup tools used in Kabuki theatre in Japan.

March 24, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy commences follow-on public offering of 7.4 million shares of its common stock.

March 24, 2015

It probably takes less to satisfy the average consumer than it does to satisfy Mick Jagger, but even still, consumers can’t seem to get any satisfaction these days.

March 17, 2015

Mustela launches loyalty program, allowing expecting, new and experienced moms to connect, learn and shop all in one place.

March 17, 2015

Rite Aid is one of the key retail partners in a first for the U.S. market.

March 16, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy is looking to raise $200 million with a proposed follow-on public offering of its common stock.

February 17, 2015

U.S. Treasury secretary Lawrence Summers will deliver the keynote address during the 2015 NACDS Annual Meeting.

February 2, 2015

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, a mutual life insurer and a provider of individual disability income insurance, has announced new options for nurse practitioners and physician assistants interested in individual disability income insurance.

January 20, 2015

Spurred by market opportunities, short-term market exclusivity for some newly launched single-source generics and rising costs for manufacturing, quality control and raw materials, me-too drug manufacturers have escalated a series of price hikes, some of them significant.

January 16, 2015

The board of directors of Walgreens Boots Alliance on Thursday declared a regular quarterly dividend of 33.75 cents per share, a 7.1% increase over the year ago dividend.

January 12, 2015

As the use in-store mobile payment becomes more pervasive, consumers require increased education on the performance and ease of use of mobile pay services, a recent survey by Verifone of U.S. consumer attitudes suggested.


January 6, 2015

As newly insured Americans begin using their 2015 benefits under the Affordable Care Act, Walgreens will again provide medication assistance to those patients who may have difficulty using their new insurance coverage.

December 29, 2014

Rite Aid is ringing in the New Year by offering wellness+ members the opportunity to receive lifestyle and entertainment rewards.

December 23, 2014

Spend on prepaid gift cards is on the rise this holiday season, as a significant majority (70%) of shoppers plan to purchase gift cards this season, according to an interim holiday spending report released by Stored Value Solutions, a provider of gift cards and stored-value services.

December 18, 2014

As out-of-pocket expenses rise, many Americans say that the affordability of basic medical care is a hardship and, as a result, some are forgoing treatment because they are worried about cost, according to a recent national poll conducted by The New York Times and CBS News.

December 10, 2014

McKesson announced that it has launched McKesson Ventures, a strategic venture capital fund.


December 2, 2014

According to the “State of Small Gifting Report,” nearly all service providers (94%) feel more appreciated when they are remembered during the holidays.

November 13, 2014

CVS Health is embarking on an outreach campaign to help customers understand the insurance options during the upcoming Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment period of Nov. 15 to Feb. 15.

November 12, 2014

Declining gas prices may increase holiday spending this year according to a new national survey measuring consumer optimism.


November 10, 2014

Pursuant to its $8 billion bond offering in the United States on Friday, Walgreens Boots Alliance — a wholly owned subsidiary of Walgreens — will be debuting $1.1 billion in six- and 11-year notes and $932 million in 12-year notes on the European exchange. 

November 4, 2014

Moberg Pharma on Tuesday announced that it has entered into an agreement with Emerson Healthcare, a division of Emerson Group, who will provide logistical services and all order to cash functions for retailer and wholesaler customers in the United States, according to the company. 

November 3, 2014

To kick off the holiday season, CVS/pharmacy on Monday announced the return of its "Free Gift Card" promotion, an offer designed to allow customers the opportunity to receive free gift cards by shopping for everyday essentials at store locations nationwide. 

October 31, 2014

Weis Markets on Friday announced its third quarter sales increased 3.4% to $683.9 million, while its comparable store sales increased 2.6% compared to the same period in 2013.

October 30, 2014

Global consumer confidence edged up one index point in the third quarter to a score of 98 — an increase of one point from the previous quarter and two points from the start of the year.