August 3, 2012

Astrologers would say this is the Age of Pisces, while the Chinese zodiac calls it the Year of the Dragon. For health care, it might be a good time to start calling it the "Great Generic Epoch."

August 3, 2012

Kraft Foods has appointed a new EVP strategy.

August 2, 2012

Active Health Foods announced that it has reached an agreement with UNFI, a leading independent national distributor of natural, organic and specialty foods and related products — including nutritional supplements, personal care items and organic produce — in the United States.

August 2, 2012

Crest and Oral-B have expanded their kid-focused lines and teamed up with actress and mom of three Jennie Garth and her 9-year-old daughter, Lola, to inspire children and parents alike to brush up on their oral hygiene before heading back to school this fall.

August 2, 2012

Big Doctor is watching you — to make sure you're taking your drugs as prescribed, that is.

August 2, 2012

Ford Motor Co. on Thursday announced that IMS Health’s Allergy Alert application now is compatible with Ford Sync AppLink to give drivers a safe way to check the potential for scratchy eyes, sore throats and runny noses while on the go.

August 2, 2012

Use of generic drugs has saved consumers and the healthcare system $1 trillion over the past decade, according to a new study released Thursday by a generic drug industry trade organization.

August 2, 2012

Merrick Pet Care has introduced a new line of dog food recipes.

August 2, 2012

The National Community Pharmacists Association on Wednesday rejected a proposed settlement in relation to the antitrust lawsuit that NCPA and other parties have brought against several banks regarding alleged collusive practices, including swipe fees at exorbitant levels and limiting competition.

August 2, 2012

Panasonic has expanded its growing portfolio of beauty products with the launch of three new products: a heated eyelash curler, precision body shaver and facial hair trimmer.

August 2, 2012

Publix on Wednesday posted sales of $6.8 billion for second quarter 2012, up 3.2%.

August 2, 2012

Rite Aid reported a 0.5% increase in same-store sales for July, including a 1.2% increase in front-end comps and a 0.2% increase in pharmacy comps. Prescription count at comparable stores increased 4.5%.

August 2, 2012

Safeway has commenced its annual fundraising campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

August 2, 2012

The TABS Group has promoted one of its senior consultants.

August 2, 2012

Target's net retail sales and comparable-store sales both realized gains of more than 3% during July, the retailer said.

August 2, 2012

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has named Carlo De Notaristefani as president and CEO of global operations and Aharon "Arik" Yaari as EVP community and institutional affairs, the Israeli drug maker said Thursday.

August 2, 2012

Walgreens' e-commerce president Sona Chawla has been appointed to serve on the board of directors at specialty retail apparel chain Express.

August 2, 2012

Walgreens and Alliance Boots on Thursday announced the completion of Walgreens' initial investment in the strategic partnership following receipt of all required regulatory approvals.

August 2, 2012

Wellesse on Wednesday announced the launch of the "Your Wellpower to Succeed" sweepstakes, where consumers can enter for a chance to win three grand prizes with a combined worth of $4,500.

August 2, 2012

Wisk Deep Clean has tapped its first-ever "sweat ambassador," the laundry brand said.

August 1, 2012

One thing remains unchanged about our readers: Retail clinicians tend to love their jobs. What has changed somewhat over the years is the chief reason retail clinicians seem to like what they do.

August 1, 2012

Costco posted a 5% increase in same-store sales in July, helped by strong sales at its U.S. stores.

August 1, 2012

Eboost on Wednesday announced its Eboost brand of vitamin-infused energy drinks and effervescent powders is gaining national distribution through wholesaler Nature's Best and regional placement across two retailers.

August 1, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug designed to treat asthma in children.