January 29, 2014

Kroger and Harris Teeter supermarkets announced that the merger transaction between the two companies was completed on Jan. 28, 2014.

January 27, 2014

Purdue Pharma on Monday named Mark Timney as president and CEO. Timney succeeds John Stewart, who has retired from Purdue.

January 22, 2014

Coty has appointed Catia Cesari as SVP business development, mergers and acquisitions, effective Feb. 1.

January 22, 2014

Orabrush, whose products are sold in more than 30,000 retail stores globally, has appointed Joel Ackerman, YouTube advertising hitmaker and social media strategist, as creative director.

January 21, 2014

The Estée Lauder Cos. has announced the promotion of Chris Good to president, United Kingdom and Ireland, and Sandra Main to global brand president, La Mer.

January 21, 2014

Kroger on Tuesday named Jay Cummins president of the Smith's Food and Drug Stores division and Joe Fey president of Kroger's Mid-Atlantic division.

January 20, 2014

Skin care brand Peter Thomas Roth has tapped actress Kelly Rutherford to be a global spokesmodel for the brand.

January 20, 2014

Former Ulta Beauty CEO Lyn Kirby is reportedly part of a group that acquired Beauty Brands, a cosmetics chain based in Kansas City, Mo.

January 17, 2014

Estée Lauder has appointed Jane Lauder global brand president of Clinique. Succeeding Lauder will be Stephane de la Faverie, who has been named SVP, global general manager of Origins, Ojon and Darphin.

January 16, 2014

Coty has announced that Brian Falcone will serve as SVP sales, overseeing all sales activities for Coty Beauty U.S. mass brands.

January 16, 2014

Helen of Troy, whose personal care portfolio includes Pert, Brut and Bed Head, has appointed Julien Mininberg, as CEO, effective March 1, the beginning of the company’s new fiscal year.

January 15, 2014

NEW YORK — Unilever’s Clear Scalp & Hair has tapped model Miranda Kerr to be the newest face — and hair — for Clear Scalp & Hair in the United States, giving her the title of the brand's first global brand ambassador.   Debuting this month, Kerr will star in a national advertising campaign appearing on TV, in print and on digital properties.

January 15, 2014

Jewel-Osco president William Emmons is retiring less than a year after taking the helm at the grocery chain, which is now part of New Albertsons, according to a Chicago Tribune report.

January 14, 2014

Victory Electronic Cigarettes on Monday announced that Bill Fields, former president and CEO of Walmart stores division, will join its board of directors.

January 13, 2014

Former Barnes & Noble executive Jamie Iannone has been appointed president and CEO of Samsclub.com in a restructuring that integrates Sam’s Club’s online business into the Walmart’s Global eCommerce business unit based in California.

January 13, 2014

Supervalu on Monday elected retail executive Gerald Storch as the company’s new chair of its board of directors.

January 9, 2014

Amneal Pharmaceuticals has appointed Rochelle Fuhrmann as CFO, the generic drug maker said Thursday.

January 9, 2014

Family Dollar Stores on Thursday announced that it has promoted Jason Reiser to the position of EVP - chief merchandising officer. Reiser will report to Howard Levine, chairman and CEO.

January 9, 2014

GlaxoSmithKline recently tapped Emmy-nominated choreographer, “Dancing with the Stars” professional dancer and recording artist Mark Ballas to headline the company’s Blueprint to Quit smoking-cessation program.

January 9, 2014

Family Dollar reported sales of $2.5 billion in first quarter 2014, a 3.2% increase over the same period last year, the dollar store chain said.

January 9, 2014

Schnuck Markets chairman and CEO Scott Schnuck, 63, plans to transfer the latter title in March to his brother, president and COO Todd Schnuck, 55, the company said.

January 9, 2014

The head of the country's largest e-prescribing network is stepping down, the company said Thursday.

January 9, 2014

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has appointed Erez Vigodman as president and CEO, the Israeli drug maker said Thursday.

January 8, 2014

A New York-based distribution, merchandising and analytics firm has hired a former executive from Rite Aid and Duane Reade.