April 20, 2015

Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding last week consolidated its online pharmacy operations into wholly-owned subsidiary Alibaba Health Information Technology in a deal valued at $2.5 billion.

April 20, 2015

Rite Aid named Steve Rempel to SVP and chief information officer. 

April 20, 2015

Nestled within a space in the Dogpatch neighborhood of San Francisco is Sephora’s new Innovation Lab, which is fostering a culture of innovation development and grooming Sephora’s next generation of digital leaders.

April 20, 2015

It’s not just media hype — retailers’ exposure to data breaches really is getting worse. 

 

April 17, 2015

CCA Industries, whose brands include Plus+White, Bikini Zone and Nutra Nail, swung to a profit during the first quarter.

April 17, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration earlier this week wanted consumers to stop using workout supplement Tri-Methyl Xtreme. 

April 17, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy on Thursday named a long-time data security veteran to the chief information security officer post. 

April 17, 2015

In 2014, ACH (automated clearing house) volume grew to almost 23 billion electronic payments, an increase of almost 5%, or 1 billion transactions, from 2013 volume.

April 17, 2015

Generic Pharmaceutical Association branches out with the creation of the Biosimilars Council. 

April 17, 2015

IMS Health is getting ready to launch a consumer version of its AppScript app, according to a MedCityNews report. 

April 17, 2015

Publix organizes its first annual day of service for more than 4,000 employees. 

April 17, 2015

LED Technologies has teamed up with kathy ireland Worldwide to develop skin care devices that offer the latest technology in four key areas: anti-aging; uneven skin tone, and hyperpigmentation; acne and skin healing.

April 17, 2015

Beiersdorf’s Nivea Men has partnered with Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo and Boston Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly to share a series of "Clean Start" moments that will help players and fans elevate their games both on and off the field.

April 17, 2015

 Ring Pop from Bazooka Candy Brands earlier this week kicked off its fourth annual flavor “face-off” on Facebook.

April 17, 2015

Target is flexing its marketing muscles with the introduction of a 39-minute workout regimen at Lifetime Fitness clubs to shape up sales of its proprietary C9 Champion activewear brand.

 

April 17, 2015

Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance may be down slightly following its latest analyst conference, but there's a lot to be bullish about with this operator. 

April 16, 2015

99 Cents Only Stores Inc. shrank its net loss to $2.3 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015, compared to net loss of $14.7 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014. 

April 16, 2015

Digital purchasing has not displaced paper money, and digital discounts have apparently not yet displaced paper coupons.

April 16, 2015

According to the Food and Drug Administration, heart failure is a common condition that affects close to 5.1 million people in the United States. The condition arises when the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs. 

April 16, 2015

To support the new product, the company plans to debut an advertising campaign, “Ketchup’s Got a New Mustard.” 

April 16, 2015

Walgreens' Balanced Reward program focused on customer retention, according to a Loyalty360 Q&A with Walgreens. 

April 16, 2015

Meijer is the latest retailer to test out curbside pickup of online orders.

April 16, 2015

NBTY is shaking things up with the appointment of four senior executives to its management team. 

April 16, 2015

Canadian grocer Loblaw has teamed up with ride-sharing service Uber to make it easier for shoppers without cars to pick up groceries they’ve ordered online, according to a report in The Global and Mail.