June 12, 2013

Pharmacy automation provider QS/1 has received certification for controlled substances prescribed electronically, the company said.

June 12, 2013

Coty Inc.’s long-awaited initial public offering is reportedly set to launch with shares to trade on Thursday, according to published reports.

June 12, 2013

Rite Aid will offer free informational resources in its stores and online on summer skin care, as well as sponsoring a cross-country tour offering full-body skin cancer screenings, the drug store chain said Wednesday.

June 12, 2013

Safeway announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its Canadian operations through a sale of the net assets of Canada Safeway Limited to Sobeys, a Canadian food retailer and wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Company Limited, for $5.7 billion in cash plus the assumption of certain liabilities.

June 12, 2013

Shopko will open five small-format stores in Minnesota and Wisconsin, the mass merchandise retailer said.

June 12, 2013

Snuggle announced this week a new line of longer-lasting fabric softeners available in five fragrance combinations.

June 12, 2013

SoloHealth on Wednesday announced that its SoloHealth Station consumer health and wellness kiosk has surpassed the 20-million mark for consumer engagements.

June 12, 2013

The number of U.S. retail health clinics is projected to double by 2015 because of the increasing demand of newly insured patients under healthcare reform, according to new a report released on Wednesday by Accenture ACN at the annual America's Health Insurance Plans Institute 2013 in Las Vegas.

June 12, 2013

Pfizer will receive more than $2 billion from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries to settle a case concerning a gastroesophageal reflux disease drug.

June 12, 2013

Ulta Beauty is off to a “good start” for 2013 as its net sales rose about 23% during the first quarter, and same-store sales rose 6.7%. Meanwhile, the beauty retailer continues to make progress on both its CEO search and multi-year growth plan.

June 12, 2013

Walgreens on Wednesday reached an agreement settling DEA concerns relating to the distribution and dispensing of controlled substances.

June 12, 2013

Inmar on Wednesday announced Weis Markets has expanded its membership in the Inmar Promotion Network with the activation of a new digital coupon program, which adds paperless coupons to Weis' marketing portfolio.

June 11, 2013

Amazon is giving a free trial of its fresh-food delivery service to premium customers in the Los Angeles area, according to published reports.

June 11, 2013

Annie's is expanding its line of macaroni and cheese products with the introduction of three macaroni and cheese microwavable cups, available in real aged cheddar, white cheddar and gluten-free rice pasta and cheddar.

June 11, 2013

A new app for the iPhone allows users to have prints of their photos sent to the address of their choice or pick them up at CVS.

June 11, 2013

B&G Foods, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Robert’s American Gourmet Food, doing business as Pirate Brands, a supplier in the all-natural snack foods category, from VMG Partners, Driven Capital Management, founder Robert Ehrlich and certain other entities and individuals, for approximately $195 million in cash.

June 11, 2013

The topical healthcare brands of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, including Band-Aid brand adhesive bandages and Neosporin products, on Tuesday celebrated the 125th anniversary of the first aid kit.

June 11, 2013

Canus, a provider of goat's milk skin care products, is introducing its Caprina by Canus line of soaps, body washes and foaming milk baths to the U.S. market.

June 11, 2013

Catamaran will provide pharmacy benefit management services to Cigna Corp. for 10 years under a new deal between the PBM and the health insurer.

June 11, 2013

Wellness Works announced its new product innovation combining nutrient-rich oatmeal with 100% fruit juice to offer a new breakfast smoothie.

June 11, 2013

The Consumer Reports Index, an overall measure of Americans’ personal financial health, shows Americans are reporting significantly fewer financial troubles, Consumer Reports National Research Center announced.

June 11, 2013

The importance of convenient care clinics within the U.S. healthcare system, along with the nurse practitioners and physician assistants who work in them, rang loud and clear at the sixth annual Retail Clinician Education Congress held in May.

June 11, 2013

Coty has appointed longtime company executive Catherine Walsh to fill the newly created position of SVP corporate communications.

June 11, 2013

CVS Caremark announced on Tuesday that it has been awarded specialty pharmacy accreditation from URAC, a Washington, D.C.-based healthcare accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the healthcare industry.