September 3, 2014

Abbott on Wednesday announced that it has received CE Mark (Conformite Europeenne) for its FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System, a revolutionary new glucose-sensing technology for people with diabetes. 

September 3, 2014

Teva Pharmaceutical on Wednesday announced that a positive judgment has been given by the U.K. High Court in support of Teva's case against AstraZeneca relating to the validity of EP 1,085,877 covering the SMART (Single inhaler Maintenance And Reliever Therapy) indication for AstraZeneca's fixed dose formoterol/budesonide combination product, Symbicort.

August 6, 2014

Walgreens said it has exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots ahead of the original option period, which was between February and August 2015.

 

July 28, 2014

Pharmacies in Europe are reportedly stealing market share from beauty retailers like Sephora as they increasingly stock their shelves with natural and organic cosmetic brands, and consumers look to curb spending on higher-priced products, according to a Reuters report.

July 14, 2014

Mylan will acquire Abbott's non-U.S. developed markets specialty and branded generics business.

July 14, 2014

Although the pace of approvals for new orphan drugs — medicines that treat relatively rare conditions — have increased in the United States and Europe in recent years, patients are facing growing challenges accessing those drugs, a newly completed study released last week by the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development at Tufts University has concluded.

July 2, 2014

As many as 32 organizations on Tuesday signed a letter calling on the Food and Drug Administration to require biologics and biosimilars to have the same International Nonproprietary Name, a practice currently in use in Europe and other markets.

June 18, 2014

IRI has hired José Carlos González-Hurtado to serve as president of International.

June 6, 2014

In partnership with Unilever, graduating students in the Fashion Institute of Technology's Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management Master of Professional Studies program revealed insights into future beauty consumers and the methodologies that beauty companies should adopt to remain competitive.

June 2, 2014

Walmart Canada president and CEO Shelley Broader’s responsibilities have been significantly expanded to include oversight of Europe and Africa.

May 27, 2014

PepsiCo and the PepsiCo Foundation on Tuesday announced a donation of $300,000 to support relief efforts in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina after flooding devastated the areas.

April 28, 2014

The global mobile commerce market will grow from $116.1 billion in 2014 to $467.3 billion in 2019.

April 15, 2014

Procter & Gamble’s Gillette brand is enhancing its collaboration with McLaren Mercedes to bring to life a marketing campaign focused on Precision Engineering.

April 15, 2014

L’Oréal Paris has released first-quarter sales results, which were hampered, in part, by sluggish trends in North America’s mass-market channel during the first few months of the year.

March 28, 2014

Novo Nordisk on Friday launched "Cities Changing Diabetes," a new partnership program to fight the urban diabetes challenge.

March 10, 2014

Unilever has acquired a majority stake in the Qinyuan Group, a Chinese water purification business — marking Unilever’s largest acquisition in China for more than 10 years.

March 5, 2014

Personal care company Kimberly-Clark, whose portfolio includes Kotex, has announced executive changes designed to further enhance its focus on executing its global business plan and driving global expansion.

January 29, 2014

Global consumer confidence held steady at an index of 94 for three consecutive quarters, ending 2013 one point higher than it started and three points higher than the same time period the previous year, according to consumer confidence findings released by Nielsen.

January 24, 2014

Alere announced the availability in Europe of the Alere i Influenza A & B test, a molecular test that detects and differentiates influenza A and B virus in less than 15 minutes.

January 9, 2014

Whether it is rose hip seed oil, Argan oil, jojoba oil, olive oil or Kukui oil, incorporating oil into a skin care regimen is the buzz, and it is likely that the segment will gain even greater attention during 2014.

January 6, 2014

Ahold USA has opened 120 pickup points for online orders as of the end of 2013, the supermarket operator said Monday.

December 13, 2013

MarketsandMarkets on Friday projected the global probiotics market would reach $23.9 billion by 2017.

December 10, 2013

David Cheesewright has been promoted to president and CEO of Walmart International, the company's second-largest operating segment.

December 10, 2013

The natural personal care market continues to see strong growth, posting healthy double-digit gains globally with Brazil and China taking the lead as the fastest-growing natural personal care markets, according to consulting and research firm Kline & Co.