March 13, 2013

Oral care company Orabrush has announced Target as the most recent retailer to carry its patented tongue cleaner and tongue foam nationwide. Orabrush’s oral care products are sold in more than 30,000 retail stores worldwide.

March 13, 2013

Pharmacy-automation system maker PDX has made a deal with CoverMyMeds to help pharmacies using PDX's system to expedite the submission of prior-authorization forms to health insurance plans, PDX said.

March 13, 2013

Target is expanding its retail clinic presence in the Chicago area, according to published reports.

March 13, 2013

Retail sales for the month of February rose by 1.1% seasonally adjusted month to month, according to figures released Wednesday by the Department of Commerce.

March 13, 2013

It seems that Fluffy is getting a little fluffy as a new survey indicates that pet obesity is on the rise, particularly among cats.

March 13, 2013

Hair care brand TRESemmé has expanded its portfolio with the new Platinum Strength and Keratin Smooth collections.

March 13, 2013

Sephora is previewing the newest innovation of the Tria Hair Removal Laser for acne and the company's line of topical skin care products on Sephora.com.

March 13, 2013

Ulta Beauty has appointed Scott Settersten as CFO and assistant secretary, effective immediately. Settersten will report to Dennis Eck, interim CEO.

March 13, 2013

Bausch + Lomb and Walgreens introduced a new SightSense online and in-store patient education program in an effort to heighten eye health awareness and encourage consumers to take proactive steps to protect and preserve their sight.

March 13, 2013

Weis Markets has re-upped president and CEO David Hepfinger's contract with a new five-year deal, according to an 8-K filing made Wednesday.

March 12, 2013

Actavis is challenging Novartis' patent on a patch used to treat Alzheimer's disease, Actavis said.

March 12, 2013

Bath and beauty brand Calgon has developed a new collection of bath and body care products geared toward younger women that will feature “Modern Family” actress Sarah Hyland as the face of the new collection.

March 12, 2013

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association's Annual Executive Conference was sold out for the first time since 2001, CHPA president and CEO Scott Melville told a packed morning session, and that is a strong prognosticator as to the health and vitality of the self-care industry.

March 12, 2013

A 12-to-1 return on investment. That’s what researchers in Minnesota estimated public and private health plan payers can get when they pay pharmacists to provide medication therapy management.

March 12, 2013

Costco Wholesale increased sales by 8% to $24.34 billion in the second quarter of 2013, the club retailer said.

March 12, 2013

CVS Caremark has announced that it will highlight how medication adherence plays a vital role in helping older Americans on their path to better health at the 2013 Annual American Society on Aging Conference, which is being held in Chicago this week.

March 12, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy CEO Phil Hagerman has joined the board of directors of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy, the group said Tuesday.

March 12, 2013

Pinnacle Foods' Duncan Hines has added 15 new springtime recipes for adults and kids, the company said.

March 12, 2013

The former president of Bayer HealthCare's Worldwide Consumer Care Division has won a lifetime-achievement award from a trade group focused on the OTC industry.

March 12, 2013

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced that Nancy-Ann DeParle, former deputy chief of staff for policy for President Barack Obama, will be the keynote speaker at the NACDS Chain Members and Political Action Committee (NACDS-PAC) breakfast, which will be held on April 22 during the NACDS Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Fla.

March 12, 2013

Maybelline New York has introduced the brand’s first monthly fashion and makeup blog, dubbed City.

March 12, 2013

Post Foods is launching a new flavor of its Grape-Nuts cereal, Grape-Nuts Fit, the company announced.

March 12, 2013

A new hybrid grapefruit removes the chemicals that interact with dozens of drugs and have led many to stop eating the fruit, according to published reports.

March 12, 2013

Public relations and digital marketing firm Robin Leedy and Associates has added three new clients, the firm said Tuesday.