July 9, 2015

Costco reported on Thursday a 1% lift in total sales for the month of June as U.S. comp store sales increased 3%.

July 9, 2015

FlapJacked, a company known for its protein-filled pancake mixes, announced Thursday that it will add Mighty Muffins, a gluten-free, non-GMO, protein fortified snack with added probiotics, to its portfolio.

July 9, 2015

Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals buys its second sports nutrition product portfolio in as many days. 

July 9, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores submitted a statement for the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health hearing titled “Medicaid at 50: Strengthening and Sustaining the Program” emphasizing the role pharmacy plays in providing convenient, accessible, and cost-effective health services to Medicaid beneficiaries.

July 9, 2015

The latest consumable launches are generating quite the stir in the snack aisles. 

July 9, 2015

 Mylan announced Thursday that it had launched its generic version of Valeant’s Targretin (bexarotene) 75-mg capsules.

July 9, 2015

J&J is branding to millennial moms through their smart phones. 

July 9, 2015

Procter & Gamble announced on Thursday a definitive agreement to merge 43 of its beauty brands with Coty. The transaction includes P&G’s global salon professional hair care and color, retail hair color, cosmetics and fine fragrance businesses, along with select hair styling brands.

July 9, 2015

Pharmacy software company PDX and VUCA Health announced a partnership Thursday that would bring VUCA’s patient engagement platform MedsOnCue to PDX customers. 

July 9, 2015

PillPack's Medication Reminders mobile app uses geo-tracking sensors to create custom reminders based on location, activity or time.

July 9, 2015

Over the same time period that multiple outbreaks of measles and whooping cough made headlines around the country, parents’ views on vaccines became more favorable, according to a poll by University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.

July 9, 2015

With just about one week to go before the start of Cardinal Health RBC 2015, DSN editor-in-chief Rob Eder caught up with Jon Giacomin, Cardinal Health CEO for the Pharmaceutical segment to talk about the upcoming conference, the state of the pharmacy business and more.

July 9, 2015
Retail, Business and Wellness are the pillars for Cardinal Health’s 25th annual Retail Business Conference, which runs July 22 to 25, in Las Vegas, at The Venetian hotel. 
July 9, 2015

Sandoz has launched its generic version of Angiomax (bivalirudin), an anticoagulant injection. 

July 9, 2015

Fred's EntrustRx specialty pharmacy business continues to meet financial objectives in spite of industry-wide gross margin pressures. 

July 9, 2015

With just about one week to go, a record crowd of more than 8,000 independent pharmacists and pharmacy owners is expected to converge in Las Vegas at the Venetian hotel, July 22 to 25, for the 25th annual Cardinal Health Retail Business Conference.

July 9, 2015

For $215 million, Walgreens Boots Alliance adds another exclusive skin care line to its beauty lineup. 

July 9, 2015

Stefano Pessina officially takes the reigns of Walgreens Boots Alliance following an out-performing third quarter. 

July 8, 2015

Albertsons completed its acquisition of Safeway earlier this year to create a $57.5 billion company that now plans to return to public ownership with a major stock offering that has implications for trading partners and competitors.

July 8, 2015

Aspirin slows down the growth of mesothelioma by blocking the carcinogenic effects of the inflammatory molecule, High-Mobility Group Box 1 (HMGB1).

July 8, 2015

CPG sales veteran Frank Simone joins Carma Labs. 

July 8, 2015

Coca-Cola is removing labels from its cans in Middle Eastern Countries to teach tolerance until the end of Ramadan, a Muslim holiday ending July 17.

July 8, 2015

Will Walgreens beat third quarter earnings expectations on Thursday?

July 8, 2015

The Council for Responsible Nutrition will host its annual conference at at The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage, in Palm Springs, Calif. in October.