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March 11, 2011

First it was Family Dollar; now 99 Cents Only Stores finds itself in buyout talks, as investors are seeing the value in discount store chains.

March 9, 2011

Retired Leiner Health SVP marketing Bob LaFerriere, 62, passed Feb. 4 from multiple myeloma, according to reports.

March 7, 2011

Robert Ingle, the founder and CEO of regional supermarket chain Ingles Markets, died March 6, the company announced Monday. He was 77.

March 4, 2011

It’s about 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday. I usually wait a couple more days to write my column, but I don’t need to think any more about what to write.

My first insights into retailing came to me by way of my great aunt Agatha Mastromatteo-Corsello-Langella at the boutique she owned just off the corner of 72nd Street and Broadway, here in New York City. As I write this now, it has been less than three hours since she passed away in the company of her two sons Michael and Glen.

February 3, 2011

Gillette Venus has selected actress, singer and "American Idol" judge Jennifer Lopez to be its first-ever global ambassador, appearing in all elements of the brand's 2011 marketing campaign and supporting the total brand portfolio.

January 31, 2011

The National Hockey League and diaper brand Huggies have teamed up for a month-long campaign to collect diapers and donations for families and babies in need across North America.

January 19, 2011

Ethnic hair care brand SoftSheen-Carson, which is part of L’Oréal USA, is launching for the mass market in February its new Dark and Lovely Healthy-Gloss 5 relaxer and hair care system, which is positioned as the first hair care system to preserve and restore all five signs of healthy hair: moisture, shine, strength, softness and body.

January 14, 2011

Former Ahold senior executive Albert Heijn, who helped lead the overhaul of the Dutch-based supermarket giant in the 1960s and 1970s, died peacefully Thursday at his home in the United Kingdom, the company announced. He was 83.

January 5, 2011

MEDINA, Ohio — The family-owned-and-operated Discount Drug Mart added a line of wigs to its already deep presence within durable medical equipment for oncology patients. Discount Drug, which generated $530.6 million in 2009, is in its second year as an accredited provider under Medicare Part B.

November 17, 2010

Former Walmart executive Jack Shewmaker passed away Wednesday evening. He was 72....

November 8, 2010

The National Community Pharmacists Association Tuesday unveiled its complete list of newly installed officers and...

October 24, 2010

Publix Super Markets’ real estate VP John Frazier announced his decision to retire by the...

October 10, 2010

Frank Shanower was known as much for his outsized personality and offbeat sense of humor...

October 6, 2010

The InterMedia Group of Cos. on Wednesday announced that ExtenZe spokesman Jimmy Johnson, Fox NFL...

September 30, 2010

CVS/pharmacy's ninth annual in-store Research a Cure fundraising campaign to support the fight against amyotrophic...

September 20, 2010

Frank Shanower, an intuitive merchant, retail mentor and outsized personality who helped define the principles...

September 20, 2010

Sanofi-Aventis has tapped actors Paul and Mira Sorvino to launch an awareness program aimed to...

September 16, 2010

The Emerson Group on Thursday announced the addition of Matthew Poli to the company, effective...

August 25, 2010

The Chain Drug Marketing Association last week named Bob Messick to the newly created position...

August 4, 2010

Coty's beauty brand, Sally Hansen, and Glamour magazine have announced the winners of the 10th...

July 12, 2010

Timothy Hayes, currently SVP and region head for Bayer HealthCare's consumer care division in North...

June 27, 2010

A former leader of one of the largest health conglomerates in the world died Friday...

June 6, 2010

Matrixx Initiatives recently introduced a new line of Zicam products—Cold Remedy Plus—a multi-ingredient formulation that...

May 9, 2010

Elations recently announced the launch of the “Boomers Building a Better America” initiative, a program...

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