September 11, 2012

The Natural Products Association on Tuesday announced that membership marketing expert Gabrielle Alahouzos will be the new VP membership services.

September 11, 2012

The National Retail Federation is set to go to court in order to block the proposed $7.25 billion settlement of a federal antitrust lawsuit over Visa and MasterCard credit card swipe fees.

September 11, 2012

Yoplait has kicked off its annual Save Lids to Save Lives breast cancer awareness campaign.

September 11, 2012

Online grocery retailer Peapod will set up three sites in Chicago where people can pick up groceries they've ordered, according to published reports.

September 11, 2012

Sagent Pharmaceuticals has launched a drug used to treat complications related to chemotherapy, the drug maker said.

September 11, 2012

Mass merchandise chain Shopko has added 70 new items to its line of private-label products, the company said Monday.

September 11, 2012

A satisfied customer could just offer the highest return on investment of any marketing vehicle available to a retail pharmacy, according to the most recent Patient Views infographic. In all, 72% of patients say they would recommend their preferred pharmacy to their friends and family, according to an exclusive survey of nearly 800 patients conducted by AccentHealth and DSN in late July and early August. And again, grocery stores finished at the top (80%). If you've been following Patient Views every day, you’d know that 73% of patients say they are very satisfied with their preferred pharmacy.

September 11, 2012

Annual premiums for employer-sponsored family health coverage reached $15,745 this year, up 4% from last year, with workers on average paying $4,316 toward the cost of their coverage, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research and Educational Trust 2012 Employer Health Benefits Survey released Tuesday.

September 11, 2012

Drug maker Upsher-Smith Labs has introduced a new product to its prenatal vitamin line, the company said Tuesday.

September 11, 2012

Walgreens on Monday announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of senior notes.

September 10, 2012

A line of kid-friendly health and allergy alert accessories has expanded to include a new product.

September 10, 2012

Amstel Light said its wheat beer now is available in bottles in select U.S. markets.

September 10, 2012

A drug maker and medical research institute will work together to identify new treatments for bacterial and viral infections.

September 10, 2012

Bayer's latest blood-glucose meter now is available in the United States with Medtronic's compatible integrated diabetes management systems, the companies announced.

September 10, 2012

Belkin has unveiled a new collection of sleeves for the latest Amazon Kindle.

September 10, 2012

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients from Chagrin Falls, Ohio, and cystic fibrosis patients from Indianapolis took part in pre-game, on-field traditions at Fenway Park to celebration CVS/pharmacy's Advancing Medical Research fundraising campaign, which raised more than $5 million in five weeks.

September 10, 2012

Energizer said the new packaging for the brand's coin lithium batteries meets the strict guidelines set by the Consumer Products Safety Commission for child-resistant packaging.

September 10, 2012

Eucerin announced one of the products in its Repair line has earned the Good Housekeeping Seal.

September 10, 2012

H. D. Smith, one of the nation’s largest pharmaceutical wholesalers, on Monday named Timothy Booth to corporate VP and head of its home healthcare division.

September 10, 2012

Retailers are boosting their holiday sales projections and hiring plans, a sign that companies have more confidence in the economy, according to a new survey.

September 10, 2012

The ice cream market has emerged from struggling sales, posting a 4.1% increase in retail sales to $10.7 billion, and is expected to grow an additional 4% this year, according to Mintel.

September 10, 2012

Procter & Gamble, a worldwide Olympic partner, is celebrating the success of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, and is recognizing the performances delivered by the Canadian Paralympic Team.

September 10, 2012

A study of an experimental drug for insomnia indicated that patients who stop taking it continue having sleeping problems, according to results of a clinical trial announced Monday.

September 10, 2012

Pharmacists got another opportunity this month to show their skills and help ease the healthcare system's growing financial crisis and resource shortage. Will it move the needle on true health reform and the expanding pharmacy practice model?