May 7, 2013

The National Community Pharmacists Association is expecting its highest turnout in two years for the association's 2013 Legislative and Government Affairs conference being held Tuesday and Wednesday.

May 7, 2013

Federal prescription drug programs are more susceptible to waste, fraud and abuse because of the lack of transparency and oversight of mail-order pharmacy, proclaimed the Taxpayers Protection Alliance on Tuesday in a report called “The Expensive Truth Behind Taxpayer-Funded Mail Order Pharmaceuticals.”

May 7, 2013

National Sales Solutions has announced that Rich Siporin will be joining the sales management team as EVP sales for the northeast region.

May 7, 2013

Pharmasave Drugs, which has more than 400 independently operated community pharmacy locations in nine provinces, has appointed Carmen Churcott as CEO.

May 7, 2013

PrescribeWellness on Tuesday announced a partnership with the American Pharmacy Alliance to provide independent retail pharmacies with a low-cost, easy-to-implement patient engagement solution.

May 7, 2013

Sato Pharmaceutical, maker of ZenTrip, an over-the-counter motion sickness remedy, recently completed an outdoor urban panel promotion with Duane Reade drug stores in New York, driving trial to the remedy’s thin-film medicated strip.

May 7, 2013

The U.S. Senate passed the Marketplace Fairness Act, which would enable states to collect sales tax on online transactions, to widespread applause from big-box retail.

May 7, 2013

The outline of an exam that will be used to certify pharmacists working in the specialty channel has received approval from the Specialty Pharmacy Certification Board, the group said.

May 7, 2013

Stayhealthy on Monday named Iz-On Media the company's exclusive advertising sales, content and programming representative for the Stayhealthy HealthCenter Kiosk Network.

May 7, 2013

Stella Artois is introducing Stella Artois Cidre to the surging U.S. cider market, Anheuser-Busch announced today.

May 7, 2013

A Walgreens survey found that 37% of Medicare Part D beneficiaries have daily concerns about their prescription drug costs, and 1-in-5 say they’ve had to make sacrifices, such as delaying filling a prescription or skipping doses, to help manage medication costs.

May 7, 2013

According to a recent Prevention survey, 74% of women are interested in knowing more about how their digestive system works, but almost half surveyed believe that digestive health is a taboo subject people are uncomfortable discussing.

May 7, 2013

Target recently reset its over-the-counter section here with new, colorful signage that makes each section pop.

May 7, 2013

Target opened 22 of its stores in western Canada Tuesday and will open two more next Tuesday, the mass merchandise retailer said.

May 7, 2013

Grand Central Terminal in New York played host to a life-sized "dollhouse" this week as Target showcased its new collection of products, including housewares, indoor and outdoor furniture and decorative items.

May 7, 2013

The global market for biosimilars will be worth nearly $2.5 billion this year, according to a new study.

May 7, 2013

iMemories and Walgreens on Tuesday announced the availability of iMemories in Walgreens locations nationwide.

May 6, 2013

The seventh annual Delete Blood Cancer Gala at Cipriani Wall Street broke all records of previous years and raised $3.7 million to support the fight against leukemia and other blood-related cancers. The money raised jointly by beauty company Coty and Delete Blood Cancer, part of the world's largest bone marrow donor center, will help register 55,000 new bone marrow donors and help patients worldwide.

May 6, 2013

Crossmark, a sales and marketing services company, has appointed Jim Rose as president of marketing services.

May 6, 2013

Pfizer is attempting to stem the rise of counterfeit medicines by selling one of its most popular drugs — and one of the most popular targets for counterfeiters — online.

May 6, 2013

Unilever’s Dove has announced the launch of a new initiative, “Let’s Make Girls Unstoppable,” as part of its commitment to reach 15 million girls by 2015 with self-esteem programming.

May 6, 2013

Ethnic hair care brand Motions has introduced its new Motions Straight Finish Heat Styled System, which is a three-step product line that, with the help of heat styling tools, helps women with natural hair textures go from curly to straight and back again without losing their curls.

May 6, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for HIV in infants and toddlers.

May 6, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug made by Merck for treating high cholesterol, the drug maker said.