May 29, 2012

Rite Aid has appointed president and CEO John Standley as chairman, the retail pharmacy chain said Friday.

May 29, 2012

Whole Foods Market has named Scott Allshouse, Omar Gaye and Rob Twyman as regional presidents following the promotion of David Lannon and Kenneth Meyer to EVPs of operations.

May 24, 2012

After announcing the retirement of its leader last December, Hy-Vee has named a new chairman and CEO.

May 23, 2012

Pfizer has named one of its executives to a new position.

May 17, 2012

Campbell's has tapped Walgreens' social media director to lead the soup maker's digital marketing and social media efforts.

May 16, 2012

“No frills, just real savings” and “Simple prices you can add up in your head” make clear that Dollar General’s goal is to provide great prices on household essentials.


May 15, 2012

The head of drug maker AstraZeneca will retire next month, the company said.

May 15, 2012

Majestic Drug, a manufacturer of niche oral care and personal care products, has named David Fishman as VP.


May 15, 2012

The president of Shoppers Food and Pharmacy will transition to a new role, parent company Supervalu announced Tuesday.

May 14, 2012

Nourish by Sensible Organics, an organic beauty and personal care brand that launches this month exclusively at Whole Foods Market nationwide, has signed actress Christine Taylor to be its national brand ambassador.

May 14, 2012

Rite Aid category manager Paul Margeson has resigned, a company spokeswoman said.

May 9, 2012

Unilever has tapped model, producer, television host and designer Heidi Klum to help launch its new Clear Scalp and Hair Beauty Therapy line of nourishing shampoos and conditioners. Klum will star in the 360-brand campaign including TV, print and digital, beginning in May.

May 9, 2012

PharmaSmart International has promoted Ashton Maaraba to the newly created position of COO, the blood-pressure monitor manufacturer said.

May 8, 2012

Ethnic hair care company Johnson Products has announced that its CEO, Eric Brown, will become executive chair as the company restructures and prepares for future growth.

May 8, 2012

Christian Herrmann, the current head of investor relations for parent company K+S Group, will lead the Chicago-based salt company.

May 4, 2012

Generic drug maker Watson Pharmaceuticals has appointed Lisa DeFrancesco as its VP global investor relations, the company said Friday.

May 3, 2012

The recent loss of business from a key specialty pharmacy customer and the continued deluge of generic introductions will represent significant challenges for Cardinal Health in fiscal year 2013 as it approaches the year-end of its fiscal 2012, company executives told analysts during a conference call Thursday morning.

May 3, 2012

Supervalu on Thursday announced that Pete Van Helden, EVP retail operations, will be leaving the company this spring. Taking his place will be Kevin Holt.

April 30, 2012

Eisai announced that Allen Waxman has joined the company.

April 27, 2012

Procter & Gamble’s Pantene has named Zooey Deschanel, whose signature blunt bangs and quirky vintage wardrobe have inspired style makeovers across the country, as a celebrity ambassador.

April 27, 2012

Groupon on Friday named Kal Raman to the role of SVP Americas.

April 27, 2012

Tennis pro Serena Williams will serve as spokeswoman around the launch of Sleep Sheets, a natural sleep aid designed to support a natural sleep cycle, parent company PureBrands announced Friday.

April 24, 2012

Specialty pharmacy provider BioScrip has appointed Hai Tran as SVP, treasurer and CFO, the company said.

April 23, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has elected new officers for the coming year.