November 19, 2014

With 14 days to go, ClickStick, a smart eco-friendly deodorant applicator, has gained more than 1,000 backers and more than 80% of its funding goal for its Kickstarter campaign. The brand has also introduced the Deodorant Save Club.

November 19, 2014

CVS Health received a score of 100% on the 2015 Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

November 19, 2014

Dollar General Wednesday afternoon affirmed its commitment to the acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

 

November 19, 2014

Emdeon announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Change Healthcare.

November 19, 2014

Family Dollar Stores on Wednesday announced that it has rescheduled the special meeting at which Family Dollar shareholders will vote on the merger with Dollar Tree to Dec. 23, 2014.

 

November 19, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration opened a public docket and requested comments on proposed criteria for “first generic” abbreviated new drug application submissions.

 

November 19, 2014

Chicagoland grocer Jewel-Osco has announced that it is now offering customers Apple Pay, which enables shoppers to pay in store with an iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch, upon availability.

November 19, 2014

Johnson Health Tech on Wednesday introduced a new line of fitness equipment equipped with ViaFit that enables the machine to share workout data with popular fitness apps.

November 19, 2014

L'Oreal Paris USA has tapped Genesis Rodriguez as the brand's newest ambassador.

November 19, 2014

MinuteClinic has opened New Mexico's first retail medical clinics inside three CVS/pharmacy stores in Albuquerque and one in Rio Rancho.

November 19, 2014

The New York Post on Wednesday reported that Dollar General may have to divest as many as 4,000 stores to satisfy the Federal Trade Commission in its bid for Family Dollar.

 

November 19, 2014

Reynolds American on Thursday will be sharing information on the national launch of Zonnic, a smoking cessation gum marketed by the company's subsidiary Niconovum USA.

November 19, 2014

Pacific World’s at-home home gel polish brand SensatioNail has selected actress Gabrielle Union to serve as brand ambassador.

November 19, 2014

Burt’s Bees and Guess fragrance are best positioned to win their respective categories in the online channel this holiday season. That’s according to a pre-holiday analysis by Clavis Insight, a provider of online retail store analytics for consumer packaged goods brands.

November 19, 2014

A new national survey shows that while the majority of people (64%) believe sexual health correlates with overall satisfaction in life, more than a quarter shy away from addressing challenges with their doctor. 

November 19, 2014

Target’s efforts to regain its footing following last year’s data breach and its digital efforts appear to be gaining traction.

November 19, 2014

Target’s digital efforts appear to be gaining traction as the company posted U.S. same-store sales growth of 1.2%, reflecting digital sales growth of more than 30%.

November 19, 2014

Walgreens opened its first location here in the Alaska Interior on Tuesday, according to a report in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.

November 18, 2014

Camber Pharmaceuticals on Monday announced their selection as a 2014 “Supplier of the Year” at Anda’s annual Supplier Strategy Meeting in Doral, Fla.

November 18, 2014

Bi-Lo Holdings announced support for Apple Pay across its entire southeastern footprint.

 

November 18, 2014

Brand Castle, a supplier of interactive baking kits, is offering families three new ways to make the holidays a bit sweeter this year with the inroduction of cookie kits. 

November 18, 2014

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of pharmacy technology, biosimilars and generics, as well as a look at the impact of the Hatch-Waxman act and Q&A's with industry leaders, in this multi-page report.

November 18, 2014

Chattem on Tuesday announced that IcyHot SmartRelief, a drug-free, over-the-counter pain management system, is now available nationwide.

November 18, 2014

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the beverages category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the consumables aisle.