February 7, 2013

Reporting on the third quarter ended Dec. 31, Prestige Brands' CEO Matthew Mannelly told analysts he is "cautiously optimistic" regarding cough-cold reorders given the high consumption levels at retail in late December through January.

February 7, 2013

An insomnia drug made by Purdue Pharma "significantly" reduced the time it took patients to return to sleep after they'd woke up in the middle of the night, according to a new study.

February 7, 2013

Everybody loves a turnaround story. RadioShack is betting that the now-former president of daily living products and solutions for Walgreens, Joe Magnacca, will help author a turnaround story of its own for the small-box consumer electronics retailer.

February 7, 2013

The team of pharmacists at Rexall Pharma Plus administered 190,000 of the more than 200,000 flu shots provided by pharmacists in Ontario this flu season, the Canadian retailer announced.

February 7, 2013

Rite Aid is promoting itself as a Valentine's Day shopping destination for women, the retail pharmacy chain said.

February 7, 2013

Sam's Club will offer free heart health screenings at 563 of its stores on Saturday, the club retailer said.

February 7, 2013

MeadWestvaco Corporation on Thursday launched its inaugural consumer satisfaction study, “Packaging Matters.”

February 7, 2013

Sergeant's Pet Care Products embarked on an awareness campaign alerting pet owners on how to keep their pets healthy.

February 7, 2013

Despite continuing to face regulatory headwinds in the Canadian market, executives at Canadian pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart were “pleased” with fourth-quarter results and indicated that the company will continue to pursue acquisition opportunities.

February 7, 2013

A survey of community pharmacists suggests that "preferred pharmacy" Medicare Part D drug benefit plans may pose challenges for seniors in rural communities.

February 7, 2013

Target reported net sales of nearly $6 billion in January, the company said, a 29.6% increase over January 2012.

February 7, 2013

Unilever has introduced a new line of Axe brand facial grooming products that includes razors offered under a partnership with Schick and Philips Norelco, the company said on Tuesday

February 7, 2013

A new strain of the bacterium that causes whooping cough immune to vaccines may have appeared in the United States, according to a brief published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

February 7, 2013

Verizon Communications on Thursday elected Greg Wasson, Walgreens president and CEO, to the Verizon board of directors, effective March 1.

February 7, 2013

"Click. Swipe. Save." That's the slogan Winn-Dixie has coined as part of its launch of an online e-coupons program on Wednesday. The e-coupons program allows customers to load coupons directly onto their Winn-Dixie Reward Card for redemption in stores.

February 6, 2013

Prestige Brands announced a new sponsorship with the Southeastern Conference featuring its BC Powder analgesic brand.

February 6, 2013

CoverGirl, a Proctor and Gamble company, launched a new Outlast Stay Brilliant Nail Gloss line created by celebrity nail stylist, Marysoul Inzerillo.

February 6, 2013

CVS Caremark executives expressed optimism Wednesday morning as the company posted record fourth-quarter results, raised its 2013 guidance and continues to work to leverage its distinctive business model to help people on their path to better health amid a rapidly changing healthcare environment.

February 6, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a regulatory approval application from Elite Pharmaceuticals for an opioid painkiller, the drug maker said Wednesday.

February 6, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic antibiotic made by Sandoz, the drug maker said Wednesday.

February 6, 2013

Adults living with diabetes in the United States reported highest satisfaction using Roche Diabetes Care's Accu-Chek products compared with other blood-glucose-meter manufacturers, according to the inaugural J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Blood Glucose Meter Satisfaction Study.

February 6, 2013

February is National Hot Breakfast Month, and Jimmy Dean is celebrating with several new items across its breakfast lineup, the company announced.

February 6, 2013

Kmart is marking Black History Month in February with a financial empowerment campaign aimed at African-Americans, the mass merchandise retailer said.

February 6, 2013

Local Kroger stores will discontinue doubling coupons and will instead lower prices on about 3,500 items, according to a report published in the Business Courier last week.