July 21, 2017

The drug has met all of the Food and Drug Administration's requirements but is facing an automatic stay as the result of litigation with Sanofi, who has claimed patent infringement on it Lantus insulin. 

July 21, 2017

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The Food and Drug Administration has given Teligent approval for its third approval this year. The company announced the approval of its generic of Erygel (Erythromycin Topical Gel, 2%) on Friday.

“Teligent now has 19 topical generic pharmaceutical products in the US portfolio, in addition to our four U.S. injectable products,” Teligent president and CEO Jason Grenfell-Gardner said.

July 20, 2017

Gilead’s hepatitis C treatment Vosevi and Puma Biotechnology’s breast cancer drug Nerlynx both earned Food and Drug Administration approval this week. 

July 20, 2017

The new Talent Connect Center combines virtual technology with hands-on support throughout the human resources process — offerings resume assistance, simulated interviewing practice and a chance to speak with department leaders to learn about the company’s opportunities. 

July 20, 2017
Ramon Laguarta, currently CEO of PepsiCo’s Europe Sub-Sahran Africa, or ESSA, segment, will assume the position of president, effective Sept. 1.
July 20, 2017

In addition to his work pioneering the psychopharmacology field, Dr. Raymond Sackler also was known for his philanthropic efforts.

July 20, 2017

With the expansion of availability into Michigan and South Carolina, Rite Aid now offers naloxone dispensing without a prescription in 25 states

July 19, 2017

Jason Jenne, who joined Fred’s as SVP finance in September 2016, is succeeding outgoing CFO Rick Hans, who is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. 

July 19, 2017

Perrigo said that it anticipates launching the generic ear drops within 90 days.

July 18, 2017
The organization has named Kristin Murphy its director of federal affairs, promoting Michael Brzica to the role of VP federal government affairs.
 
July 18, 2017

The Chinese e-commerce behemoth has opened three new membership supermarkets, under the Hema banner in Beijing and Shanghai that seamlessly blend offline features with physical retail. 

July 18, 2017

With more than $250 billion in pharmacy sales and nearly 59,000 pharmacies, the DSN PoweRx list represents nearly 80% of the total retail pharmacy business. And with the rise of more consumer-centered health care, they are creating innovative programs and entering healthcare partnerships to move beyond dispensing and expand their role in the U.S. healthcare delivery system. Download the 53-page report for retail pharmacy trends, annual sales data and retailer profiles.

July 17, 2017

The CPG giant will be paying $1 billion cash for the company, which markets the No.1 water flosser brand and showerhead brand, and brought in $265 million in sales for the 12 months ended June 30.

July 17, 2017
The company has introduced six new pastel nail polishes, which it said were inspired by sugar confections of Parisian cafés.
 
July 14, 2017

Tremfya (guselkumab) is the first drug to be approved that selectively blocks a key plaque psoriasis cytokine, the company said.

July 14, 2017

The pilot, included in the 2017 federal budget plan, would allow TRICARE beneficiaries to get their prescriptions from retail pharmacies, rather than by mail order or through military treatment facilities.

July 14, 2017

Despite expecting a decline in second-quarter same-store sales, it instead reported a modest increase, resulting from improved traffic and sales trends. 

July 13, 2017

Deloitte’s 2017 back-to-school survey recommends that retailers make an effort to target the “undecided” back-to-school shopper — that is, shoppers who don’t know whether they will shop online or in-store.

July 13, 2017

The company has introduced the Halls Kids Cough and Sore Throat pops, as well as the Halls Kids Vitamin C pops. 

July 13, 2017

 The annual conference and exhibition is set to offer attendees access to industry thought leadership, pharmacy programs, continuing education courses and networking opportunities to help improve their pharmacies’ performance.

July 13, 2017

The company is introducing Central Sync, which allows PrescribeWellness to reach out to both pharmacies and patients to identify, recruit and enroll patients with the most impact on a pharmacy’s adherence measures. 

July 13, 2017

Synergy Medical said that it first installed a SynMed Ultra in a Canadian central fill pharmacy in November 2015, with its first U.S. installation slated for September. 

July 13, 2017

In an effort to uncover new VR applications — and innovative ways to apply the technology to commerce — Walmart’s Store No. 8 is partnering with Thrive Global and Accenture to create a nationwide competition for developers. 

July 12, 2017

The two appointees have a combined industry experience of more than 45 years and will oversee the company's primary care and specialty care sales in two regions.