September 30, 2014

GelStat on Monday announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Next Distributors, which serves more than 30,000 independent convenience stores throughout the United States.

September 30, 2014

Wholesaler H.D. Smith last week promoted Dmitrey Kuznetsov to VP generic pharmaceuticals. 

September 30, 2014

Hamacher Resource Group on Tuesday announced the addition of Cari Sass as director of marketing. 

September 30, 2014

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced a definitive agreement to acquire Alios BioPharma, a privately held clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies for viral diseases, for approximately $1.8 billion in cash.

September 30, 2014

E-commerce beauty brand Julep has unveiled its new Plush Pout Lip Crayon, a full-coverage lip pencil with a moisturizing treatment core in the middle.

September 30, 2014

Wahl Clipper is launching new documentary-style ads as part of a continuation of its “Real Guys. Real Grooming.” campaign, which began last year with a spotlight on the Clinton LumberKings minor league baseball players in Iowa who were chasing their dreams.

September 30, 2014

The Natural Products Association on Monday announced the hire of Adam Finney as SVP member services.

September 30, 2014

Prospect Capital Corp. announced that it recently provided $215 million of first lien senior secured credit facilities to support the recapitalization of beauty company Pacific World.

September 30, 2014

Par Pharmaceutical on Tuesday announced that it has started shipping amlodipine and valsartan tablets in all four dosage strengths.

September 30, 2014

Texas Health Physicians Group will reportedly affiliate with eight Target Clinics in the Dallas area, according to a report by the Dallas Business Journal.

September 30, 2014

Salix Pharmaceuticals and Progenics Pharmaceuticals announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved Relistor (methylnaltrexone bromide) subcutaneous injection in 12-mg dosage strength to treat constipation in patients taking opioids for chronic, non-cancer pain. 

September 30, 2014

More than half of consumers use coupon apps once or twice a month, with food and beverage being the most popular category, according to new data from Scanbuy, a provider of mobile engagement solutions.

September 30, 2014

Canada’s Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix is recalling the Halloween Squish Ball Novelty Toy, product number 057800879657, because the product may burst when squeezed and has small parts, which could detach posing a potential choking hazard, the company has announced.

September 30, 2014

Just a little more than a month after Supervalu announced a data breach, the company has confirmed a second malware attack on its payment systems.

September 30, 2014

Shares of Walgreens were up about $1.50 to more than $61 per share as the market opened Tuesday morning following the company's fourth-quarter earnings call. 

 

September 30, 2014

Walgreens Tuesday morning posted fourth-quarter sales of $19.1 billion, representing an increase of 6.2% compared to the year-ago period, while sales for the fiscal 2014 ended Aug. 31 increased 5.8% to a record $76.4 billion. 

 

September 30, 2014

Walmart on Monday morning officially unveiled its Walmart Pickup Grocery pilot with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, according to local CBS affiliate KFSM-TV 5News.

 

September 29, 2014

Bai Brands on Monday announced the launch of Bai Bubbles, a carbonated beverage that adds to the company's line of antioxidant infusions.

September 29, 2014

Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions and KEW Group agree to make KEW's diagnostic services available to Specialty Solutions' community oncology customers.

September 29, 2014

CARE Pharmacies last week announced that they have selected PDX’s Enterprise Pharmacy System as the regional drug chain’s pharmacy system of choice. 

September 29, 2014

Alliance Boots on Monday announced that China Securities Regulatory Commission has approved the group's investment in Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited.

September 29, 2014

Coty announced on Monday that CEO Michele Scannavini has stepped down from his role at the company and resigned from Coty's board for personal reasons.

September 29, 2014

Diplomat Pharmacy on Monday announced that it has commenced its initial public offering of 13.3 million shares of its common stock.

 

September 29, 2014

To promote its Dove Pure Care Dry Oil, Unilever’s Dove brand has launched the “Silky Hair Dare” campaign and sweepstakes.