June 20, 2016

Walgreens has mad a dedicated effort in its Cleveland-area stores to support the local chaper of Make-A-Wish, The Morning Journal reported Friday. From June 11-25, more than 80 local Walgreens stores will collect donations to benefit the organization. “Inspired by the bravery of a local employee whose child received a granted wish, Walgreens has been a dedicated partner to Make-A-Wish in greater Cleveland, raising funds to make wishes possible for deserving kids,” stated Doug Kelly, president and CEO of Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. (The Morning Journal)

June 20, 2016

The authors found that increased adoption rates followed states allowing pharmacists to administer the vaccine.

June 20, 2016

The new 14,000 square foot store, will feature the Rite Aid's highly popular Wellness store format, of which there are currently more than 2,100 of nationwide.

June 20, 2016

Shopko is advancing the in-store health and wellness engagement experience for its shoppers and employees through a new partnership with higi.

June 20, 2016

Walgreens installed safe medication disposal kiosks in locations across both Washington and Oklahoma and made naloxone available without requiring a prescription.

June 20, 2016

For Walmart, the alliance greatly expands its opportunity in China e-commerce and provides its stores and Sam’s Clubs with potential traffic from JD.com’s significant base of customers and same-day delivery network.

June 20, 2016

Steiner NYC filed plans for the building with an address of 21 Flushing Avenue, according to an application recorded with the Department of Buildings, The Real Deal reported.

June 17, 2016

Aurobindo Pharma USA has launched a new website designed to be more interactive and provide more information on medications.

June 17, 2016

The CVS Health Foundation will donate $100,000 to the OneOrlando Fund, which is also accepting online donations from the public at www.OneOrlando.org.

June 17, 2016

Delaware becomes the 12th state to pass a law addressing the issue of cough medicine abuse among teens, CHPA noted.

June 17, 2016

The report noted that 58% of Gen Z consumers would choose in-store purchases over online in order to see and feel the product, while 50% look to avoid shipping costs and 43% want to get the products faster.

June 17, 2016

Nature's Fury is taking nutritional beverages to a new level by introducing NutriDrinks.

June 17, 2016

Patrick O’Brien, CEO of beauty and personal care products company Paris Presents, has been named the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year in the Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods category in the Midwest.

June 17, 2016

Canada's London Drugs will be offering free Melanoma skin check clinics over the summer, 24Hours Vancouver reported Wednesday. “It is extremely important the public understands the risk of overexposure of the sun to our skin,” commented John Tse, London Drugs VP pharmacy and cosmetics. “With the assistance of lower mainland dermatologist, Dr. Jason Rivers, and partnership support from La Roche-Posay, London Drugs’ new Skin Checker clinics will provide individuals with education and awareness as well as the opportunity to discuss and analyze any skin or mole concerns they might have.” (24Hour Vancouver)

June 17, 2016

Sanpellegrino Sparkling Fruit Beverages is launching an inventive new digital effort to encourage consumers to embrace travel and the Sanpellegrino lifestyle.

June 17, 2016

Popular Swedish snack brand Wasa has launched a hearty cracker that is targeted at the consumer who wants both whole grains and an irresistible crunch in their snack food. 

June 16, 2016

The GMDC Lifetime Achievement Award honors visionary leaders who have made significant contributions to the industry’s general merchandise and health beauty wellness categories, to his or her company and to GMDC.

June 16, 2016

The maker of one of the world's most recognized cleaning brands has added new brands to its portfolio and intends to expand their distribution across North America.

June 16, 2016

The 2-in-1 formula is the first leading brand to combine the National Eye Institute recommended AREDS 2 nutrient formula with other essential vitamins and minerals typically found in daily multivitamins.

June 16, 2016

Walmart is working with a robotics company to develop a shopping cart that helps customers find items on their lists and saves them from pushing a heavy cart through a store and parking lot. (Bloomberg)

June 16, 2016

Galderma, the makers of Cetaphil, is unveiling a limited-edition product display in partnership with the Children's Skin Disease Foundation (CSDF) and Camp Wonder, an initiative of the CSDF at 1,500 CVS stores. 

June 16, 2016

In addition to the personnel moves, CHPA elected three new manufacturer members and five new associate members.

June 16, 2016

In his keynote address, CVS Health chief executive Larry Merlo will outline innovative patient care delivery strategies that increase health care choice, quality and access with the goal of delivering better outcomes.

June 16, 2016

A trained pharmacist, Vitamin Shoppe's newest COO has a strong health and wellness pedigree spanning Walmart, Sam's Club and Family Dollar/Dollar Tree.