May 24, 2016

Mondelez is taking the next step in its efforts to empower cocoa-farming communities through its Cocoa Life program.

May 24, 2016

The New York Times reports that the number of opioid prescriptions in the United States is falling for the first time since OxyContin hit the market in 1996. (New York Times)

May 24, 2016
The company said that as it adds hundreds of clients monthly and launches new software products, it was necessary to grow its facility to match its growth in client-facing departments. 
May 24, 2016

Among supermarket rankings, Wegmans was the only supermarket that improved its score between 2015 and 2016, with a gain of one point, while whole foods dropped 10 points, Albertsons dropped 9 points, and Hannaford and Trader Joe’s both dropped eight points.

May 24, 2016

A new report in Health Affairs is highlighting the impact that retail clinics have had on health care utilization. The report highlights that some 58% of retail clinic visits represented new utilization rather than substitution for primary care or emergency room visits, which led to a net increase of $14 per person per year in spending. It also notes ways in which retail clinics can help fill the primary care gap. (Health Affairs)

May 24, 2016

Unilever, L'Oreal and other companies have submitted first-round bids in the auction for Florida-based shampoo maker Vogue International LLC in a deal that could be worth $2.5 to $3 billion, Reuters reports. (Reuters)

May 23, 2016

The award, presented at Walmart’s annual supplier summit, recognized Valeant for its current and long-term investment plans in U.S. manufacturing facilities.

May 23, 2016

Bazooka Candy Brands is expanding its popular Juicy Drop line of non-chocolate candy with new Juicy Drop Gum.

May 23, 2016

The site includes a selection of such DME products as daily living aids, casting supplies, diabetes care, edema products, wheelchair accessories and more.

May 23, 2016

With a little more than two months to go before a crowd of more than 8,000 independent pharmacists and their families converge on the Windy City for RBC 2016 in Chicago, Cardinal Health has assembled a special program for the kids, with four full days of activity planned for children ages 3 to 17 years old.

May 23, 2016

Cardinal Health has unveiled MedSync Advantage™, a web-based medication synchronization tool that can boost adherence, improve pharmacy operations efficiency and also deliver more Medication Therapy Management opportunities to pharmacists and help increase prescription volume.

May 23, 2016

CVS Pharmacy president Helena Foulkes announced the move on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Friday, noting that it would begin rolling out in early June, eventually reaching all 7,900 locations.

May 23, 2016
FDGard uses caraway and peppermint oils to manage functional dyspepsia among the one-in-six adults estimated to suffer from the condition. 
 
May 23, 2016

With three states — Oregon, Washington and California — already setting the stage for provider status for pharmacists, there is a steady momentum behind provider status legislation that is spawning an optimism among the industry that pharmacists may soon be recognized — and fairly compensated — for all that they do.

May 23, 2016
Mylan will have 180 days of marketing exclusivity for the product, which had U.S. sales of about $181.8 million in the 12 months ended March 31, according to IMS Health.
May 23, 2016

Procter & Gamble is teaming up with celebrity hairstylist Felicia Leatherwood to educate and encourage women to talk about about the unique needs of African-American Hair.

May 23, 2016

Busy shoppers looking for a higher quality gravy for their pasta will have a new temptation from Ragu, which has launched a homestyle line of sauces.

May 23, 2016

Alongside the networking opportunities, business insights and vendor access that will be available at Cardinal Health RBC 2016, in July, undoubtedly, one of the event’s cornerstones is its extensive offering of continuing education courses for attendees. With more than 40 CE courses running the gamut from clinical service expansion to marketing and business development, RBC 2016 will send attendees home with several actionable ideas to drive business growth and achieve meaningful patient outcomes.

May 23, 2016

Meijer opened two of its planned nine new and 32 remodeled stores in 2016 across the Michigan-based retailer's six-state footprint. According to MLive.com, the new 192,000 square-foot supercenters in Evansville, Ind. and Owensboro, Ky., are built to Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design standards and will be open 24 hours a day. (MLive)

May 23, 2016

RevitaLash Cosmetics is celebrating its 10th anniversary by kicking off a model search with Glamour magazine.

May 23, 2016

Smartphone owners shopping the electronics aisle have a durable and stylish new case from Speck to consider.

May 23, 2016

Grocery giant Supervalu Inc. is one step closer to separating its troubled Save-A-Lot banner.

May 23, 2016

To get attendees excited for the big show in July, Cardinal Health has produced a video highlighting the many attractions Chicago holds in store for RBC attendees.

May 23, 2016

Rosenstein’s board service was set to end once JANA Partners, where Rosenstein is managing partner, reduced its investment in Walgreens below a certain threshold, which happened this week, though it still holds a significant stake in Walgreens.