April 7, 2014

Rite Aid on Monday announced that David Abelman, a retail veteran with more than 25 years’ experience, is joining the company as SVP brand development and innovation. His appointment is effective immediately.

April 3, 2014

The Miss Universe Organization and Farouk Systems have partnered to create the first hair care line together, named Miss Universe Style Illuminate by CHI. The line will hit shelves April 22 and be exclusively sold at Ulta Beauty.

April 3, 2014

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced on Thursday that VP of state government affairs Sandra Guckian has been named chair of the associate member advisory committee of the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations for 2014-2015.

April 3, 2014

Walgreens on Thursday announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Water Street Healthcare Partners, a strategic investor focused exclusively on the healthcare industry, in which Water Street will acquire a majority interest in Take Care Employer Solutions.

April 3, 2014

Weis Markets on Wednesday announced the promotion of Brian Bosworth to director of center store sales; Maria Panko to senior manager private brands and specialty, organic, natural and ethnic foods; and John Evans to center store sales manager.

April 2, 2014

Labeed Diab has been named SVP and president health and wellness at Walmart, filling a position previously held by Dr. John Agwunobi, who left the company.

April 2, 2014

Mars Chocolate’s global president Grant F. Reid has been named by the company’s board of directors as president, effective Jan. 2, 2015. Reid will take over for current Mars president Paul S. Michaels, who plans to retire at the end of the year.

April 1, 2014

Kroger on Tuesday announced that SVP Robert "Pete" Williams plans to retire in May after 37 years with the company.

April 1, 2014

Sanofi on Monday named Anne Beal to the newly created position of chief patient officer.

March 31, 2014

Helen of Troy — whose portfolio of personal care products includes Vidal Sassoon, Sure, Pert and Brut — has announced that its board has appointed CEO Julien Mininberg to serve on the board until the next annual meeting of shareholders.

March 27, 2014

Roscoe Medical and Carex Health Brands on Thursday announced the merger of the two companies.

March 26, 2014

Celebrity beauty licensing company Boldface Group has named former Smashbox executive John LaBonty as president and CEO.

March 26, 2014

Unilever’s Caress brand named singer Kelly Rowland as one of this year's new Caress Fabulistas to help celebrate the launch of its new Caress Fresh body wash collection.

March 25, 2014

Beauty company Coty Inc. has appointed Mario Reis as EVP, supply chain, effective May 1.

March 25, 2014

Crossmark, a sales and marketing services company, has named Ben Fischer CEO.

March 24, 2014

Family Dollar Stores on Monday named Brian Hancock to the position of SVP supply chain. Hancock will report to Howard Levine, Family Dollar chairman and CEO.

March 21, 2014

Grocer A&P has named company COO Paul Hertz as president and CEO, effective immediately.

March 20, 2014

Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday named Ernesto Quinteros, recently of Belkin International, as its chief design officer.

March 18, 2014

The American Pharmacists Association’s Academy of Student Pharmacists has named Phillip R. Oppenheimer, who has led University of the Pacific’s Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences for almost two decades, as the 2014 Outstanding Dean.

March 14, 2014

Delhaize America, whose banners include Food Lion and Hannaford, posted an increase in fourth-quarter and full-year revenues as it completed the Food Lion phase roll out during the year.

March 11, 2014

Publix Super Markets’ VP distribution Richard Schuler is retiring, effective May 2, after 40 years of service, the retailer has announced.

March 7, 2014

Big Lots has elevated CFO Timothy A. Johnson to EVP. CFO. Johnson has served as financial chief since 2012 with primary responsibility for all financial disciplines within the company

March 7, 2014

As part of a realignment to "focus on wellness plans for major employers," SoloHealth founder Bart Foster has stepped down as CEO of the company to assume a new role as chief strategy officer, according to a report in the Atlanta Business Chronicle published Thursday.

March 7, 2014

Supervalu on Thursday announced that two of its directors, Mark Neporent and Lenard Tessler, have stepped down from the board of directors effective immediately.