April 9, 2012

Safeway on Monday evening promoted Robert Edwards to president of the company. Edwards had served as Safeway's EVP and CFO since 2004.

April 3, 2012

Catherine Lindner, Walgreens VP retail marketing, has been named vice chair of the Network of Executive Women, the association announced Tuesday.

April 3, 2012

Safeway announced that it has tapped singer/songwriter and philanthropist Avril Lavigne to thank customers who support the retailer's annual Support for People with Disabilities fundraising campaign.

April 2, 2012

Target has brought in someone with both advertising and retail experience to oversee its marketing efforts.

April 2, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Monday announced that state health policy professional Leigh Knotts will serve as director of state government affairs, responsible for advocacy in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina and Tennessee.

March 30, 2012

CVS Caremark outlined succession plans for its pharmacy benefit management business as EVP and COO Jon Roberts will assume the role of president of the PBM business, effective Sept. 1.

March 28, 2012

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service's leadership will undergo a historic transformation as it welcomes its first civilian director/CEO to the helm, the military retailer announced Wednesday.

March 27, 2012

Neptune Technologies and Bioressources on Tuesday announced that Denver Broncos EVP football operations and retired star quarterback John Elway has signed on as a spokesman for the company's Neptune Krill Oil brand.

March 23, 2012

J. M. Smucker has announced several executive changes, including the appointment of a new corporate officer.

March 21, 2012

AmLactin Alpha-Hydroxy Skin Care, an Upsher-Smith skin care brand, has announced that 12-time Olympic medalist and best-selling author Dara Torres will serve as its first-ever brand ambassador.

March 21, 2012

Skin care company Beiersdorf, whose brands include Nivea, Eucerin and Aquaphor, has announced changes to its sales organization.

March 15, 2012

AmLactin, an Upsher-Smith Labs brand, has announced that New York cosmetic dermatologist Doris Day will serve as an educational consultant on the brand's "Ultra Skin Performance" campaign.

March 15, 2012

A former Safeway executive has joined Dollar General as its EVP store operations.

March 14, 2012

Grocer A&P has promoted Raymond Silcock to CFO.

March 14, 2012

Pharmaceutical wholesaler H.D. Smith has appointed Bill Williams as CFO, the company said Wednesday.

March 13, 2012

Kroger announced that it has named Suzanne Lindsay as its director of sustainability.

March 12, 2012

Less than two months after resigning as president and CEO of Sam’s Club, Brian Cornell has landed at Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo where he will serve as CEO of the company’s North American food division reporting to chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi.

March 8, 2012

Colgate-Palmolive announced on Thursday that its board of directors increased the ongoing quarterly common stock cash dividend by 7%. Separately, the company also announced that Nikesh Arora, SVP and chief business officer of Google, has been elected to its board.

March 7, 2012

Kimberly-Clark has elected Tony Palmer, SVP and chief marketing officer, to the role of president of global brands and innovation.

March 6, 2012

As part of its international expansion efforts, Marley Coffee has added Canterbury Coffee's former director of business development to its team.

March 5, 2012

CVS Caremark has announced that its EVP and chief medical officer Troyen Brennan has been named to the National Commission on Physician Payment Reform, an independent commission that will assess how physicians are paid, and how pay incentives are linked to patient care.

March 2, 2012

According to various surveys and articles on the topic, television networks love reality TV. After all, a reality TV show is cheaper — $100,000 to $500,000 per episode, according to some estimates — and simpler to produce than a show with a script, multiple sets and special effects. And to boot, it gets a lot of viewers. But regardless of their benefits to big media companies, reality TV shows also have a habit of influencing culture, which UnitedHealth Group and Comcast hope to use to their advantage.

March 1, 2012

The country's largest organization that certifies pharmacy technicians has a new leader.

March 1, 2012

Nestlé Nutrition has promoted Steve Goodyear to VP retail sales for Nestlé Nutrition's U.S. division.