November 13, 2014

According to Nielsen’s 2014 Holiday Retail Sales Forecast, nearly 25% of consumers polled had already started their holiday shopping in September.

November 13, 2014

A new analysis released by Avalere Health Thursday found that Medicare Part D prescription drug plans are poised to increase significantly the use of coinsurance in 2015. 

November 12, 2014

The Global Market Development Center on Wednesday released a new whitepaper that explores external drivers of change that will significantly impact the North American retail landscape over the next five years.

November 11, 2014

Some experts predicted last year's “polar vortex” would turn into a springtime “pollen vortex.” But the “pollen vortex” didn’t happen — at least not everywhere.

November 11, 2014

Inergetics on Tuesday announced its Bikini Ready Lifestyle line of products will be available at H-E-B supermarkets in time for the upcoming peak diet season.

November 4, 2014

Forrester Research said Monday it expects U.S. online sales to reach $89 billion in November and December. That's up 13% — or about $10 billion — over a year ago.

November 4, 2014

U.S. retailers have emerged with an optimistic outlook for the upcoming holiday season, according to a recent BDO USA survey.

 

October 29, 2014

The majority of independent community pharmacists are interested in incorporating personalized medicine services into their practices, but they require further education before this is possible.

October 28, 2014

The Retail Orphan Initiative on Tuesday hosted a webinar detailing a major charitable campaign to fight Ebola in Liberia.

October 27, 2014

Nivea Men and the Fall Experimental Football League, a new developmental football league, have entered into a sponsorship agreement. As presenting sponsor of the inaugural league, Nivea Men enters the professional football arena for the first time in the United States.
 

October 27, 2014

Responding to the Ebola virus epidemic, the Retail Orphan Initiative on Monday announced a major campaign to help fight Ebola in Liberia. 

October 24, 2014

In the wake of an Oct. 21 blogpost on Health Affairs, “The $500 Billion Medicare Slowdown: A Story About Part D,” Ralph Neas, president and CEO of the Generic Pharmacuetical Association, issued the following statement.

October 24, 2014

L’Oréal Paris has tapped actress Naomi Watts to be part of its family of spokespersons, joining Julianne Moore, Freida Pinto, Eva Longoria, Blake Lively and Jane Fonda, among others.

October 22, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention highlighted the importance of incorporating pharmacists into team-based care to improve patient health outcomes — a move applauded by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores — during its Public Health Grand Rounds webcast on Tuesday.

October 15, 2014

Could the regulatory and scientific logjam that’s keeping copycat biotech medicines off the market and out of the hands of patients and health providers in the United States finally be breaking?

October 15, 2014

Hamacher Resource Group has developed new web content taxonomy to provide users of HRG’s data tools the opportunity to develop a more intuitive experience for their end-users that will ease product-search challenges.


October 15, 2014

Oral care company Sunstar Americas has added three new lines of children’s toothbrushes featuring characters from Saban’s Power Rangers, Lalaloopsy and DreamWorks Animation’s “How to Train Your Dragon 2.”

October 14, 2014

Adults in the United States suffered from approximately 14 million major medical conditions attributable to smoking, according to a study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine Monday.

October 10, 2014

Giant Eagle on Thursday celebrated the grand opening of its newest Market District in Strongsville, Ohio.

October 10, 2014

The Drug Enforcement Administration’s final rule moving hydrocodone combination products from Schedule III to the more-restrictive Schedule II officially went into effect on Monday. 

October 9, 2014

Best-selling author and business leader Jason Jennings will share his five secrets of change at The Conference: CRN’s Annual Symposium for the Dietary Supplement Industry in a keynote address on Nov. 7.

October 9, 2014

Congress and the sports nutrition industry independently called upon the Food and Drug Administration to act on removing an untested synthetic stimulant that was found in 12 products marketed as sports nutrition supplements.

October 9, 2014

Pepto-Bismol announced Thursday that Fright Fest at Six Flags will be a little less scary for those who fear stomach upsets.

October 8, 2014

Leading businessman and founder of Pro-Line ethnic hair care brand, Comer Joseph Cottrell Jr., died on Oct. 3 of natural causes at his Dallas home, the Dallas Morning News reported. He was 82 years old.