May 1, 2014

Purdue Pharma on Wednesday announced that it filed a new drug application with the Food and Drug Administration to market a hydrocodone bitartrate tablet, which is formulated to incorporate abuse-deterrent technology.

May 1, 2014

For the first time since the Great Recession, births are trending upwards in 2014, according to the April edition of the U.S. Fertility Forecast from Demographic Intelligence.

May 1, 2014

Rite Aid on Thursday posted $2 billion for the four weeks ended April 26, 2014, representing a lift of 4.9%. Same-store sales increased 5% over the prior-year period.

May 1, 2014

For the second straight year, Rite Aid will serve as a platinum sponsor of the Entertainment Industry Foundation's Revlon Run/Walk For Women events, which take place in New York and Los Angeles.

May 1, 2014

Sally Beauty Holdings has announced that Christian Brickman will assume the role of CEO as part of a succession plan.

May 1, 2014

Walgreens on Wednesday announced that it has been named the Best Integrated Mobile Experience for its Paperless Coupons offering in the 18th Annual Webby Awards.

April 30, 2014

Energizer Holdings on Wednesday announced that it's pursuing a plan to divide the company's household products and personal care divisions into two independent, publicly traded companies.

April 30, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday granted approval to Zykadia (ceritinib) for patients with a specific type of late-stage (metastatic) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

April 30, 2014

Horizon, a national organic dairy brand, on Tuesday announced the launch of a line of new snack products, which include Horizon Snack Crackers, Sandwich Crackers and Snack Grahams.

April 30, 2014

IRI has announced the appointment of Randy Stone as executive, analytics practice leader.

April 30, 2014

Canadian pharmacy retailer Jean Coutu Group posted a lift in fourth-quarter revenues and net profits, demonstrating a “solid performance” in a highly competitive retail environment, the company stated on Wednesday.

April 30, 2014

L'Oréal Canada has announced the appointment of Stéphane Bérubé as chief marketing officer.

April 30, 2014

Empowering its customers with new ways to manage their health, MobileHelp — a provider of mobile Personal Emergency Response System solutions — has launched a new medication reminder application.

April 30, 2014

Ocean Spray Cranberries, a producer of cranberry products, on Tuesday celebrated the grand opening of its newest beverage facility in the Upper Macungie Township of Pennsylvania.

April 30, 2014

"I remember the first time I worked in a pharmacy like it was yesterday. Not only was it fast paced and exhilarating, the work was also meaningful and beneficial to the community. I can hardly believe it’s been close to 20 years since I began behind the counter," writes Jonathon Kopf, pharmacy product manager for Emdeon, in his latest blog post.

April 30, 2014

With Mother's Day just around the corner, online shopping site and e-commerce platform PriceGrabber released results of its 2014 Mother's Day Shopping Survey. The survey, conducted from April 3 to April 17, includes responses from more than 3,000 online shoppers.

April 30, 2014

While posting a “strong” first quarter, Revlon did see mixed dynamics for the consumer and professional segment, said Lorenzo Delpani, president and CEO.

April 30, 2014

Spectrum Brands Holdings, a diversified consumer products company whose portfolio includes the Remington brand, has announced that Tony Genito, EVP and CFO, plans to leave the company at the end of 2014 to return with his family to the Southeast.

April 30, 2014

Recognized for his nearly five decades of service to pharmacy and chain drug store industry, Tony Civello, chairman, president and CEO of Kerr Drug was awarded the Sheldon W. Fantle Lifetime Achievement Award during the NACDS Annual Meeting.

April 30, 2014

Walmart has gathered CEOs from more than a dozen global companies to sign new commitments that accelerate innovation in sustainable agriculture and recycling. The pledges kicked off Walmart’s inaugural Sustainable Product Expo, a three-day collaboration to expand the availability of products that sustain people and the environment.

April 29, 2014

As part of a competition between Fruity Pebbles and Cocoa Pebbles to see which cereal is more popular with fans, Post Foods announced two professional American soccer players to grace its cereal boxes.

April 29, 2014

Endo International on Tuesday announced that it will acquire Somar, a privately-owned specialty pharmaceuticals company based in Mexico City, Mexico.

April 29, 2014

H-E-B shared the top spot with USAA in the 2014 Temkin Forgiveness Ratings. Currently in its fourth year of publication, the Temkin Forgiveness Ratings examines forgiveness levels for 268 companies across 19 industries.

April 29, 2014

Taking the stage as the newly elected National Association of Chain Drug Stores chairman during Tuesday morning’s business program at NACDS Annual in Scottsdale, Ariz., Rite Aid chairman and CEO John Standley stressed the value NACDS provides its members and emphasized the importance of partnership throughout the industry.