December 21, 2012

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December 21, 2012

A new product from the PediaCare line is designed to keep children hydrated when they have a cold or flu.

December 21, 2012

Actress Drew Barrymore is developing her own makeup collection to be retailed exclusively at Walmart, according to published reports.

December 21, 2012

Though total same-store sales were down 8%, Walgreens Friday morning characterized a first quarter lifted by a steady influx of returning Express Scripts patients and driven by a steady stream of new Balance Rewards members.

December 21, 2012

Rite Aid is donating 80,000 toys to a charity for children affected by poverty and tragedy, emphasizing those affected by Hurricane Sandy, the retailer said Friday.

December 21, 2012

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is buying $1 billion worth of its debt, the Israeli drug maker said.

December 21, 2012

Walmart Canada announced on Friday a donation of C$100,000 to Food Banks Canada to help local food banks improve access to food and services for those in need.

December 21, 2012

Watson Pharmaceuticals will present at two conferences sponsored by financial banks, the company said.

December 20, 2012

An advocacy group said proposed Food and Drug Administration rules for compounding pharmacies would put the public's health and safety at risk.

December 20, 2012

Seventy-seven area nonprofit organizations on Wednesday received funds generated from the CVS Caremark Charity Classic at a presentation held at CVS Caremark’s headquarters.

December 20, 2012

More consumers plan to spend more on holiday shopping this year than last, according to a new Nielsen survey.

December 20, 2012

Kodak is selling its digital imaging patents for $525 million, the bankrupt photography company said.

December 20, 2012

Laura Geller Beauty, a prestige color cosmetics brand developed by makeup artist Laura Geller, has announced that the company has received an investment from private equity firm Tengram Capital Partners.

December 20, 2012

Generic drug maker Mylan has settled with Orion over a drug used to treat Parkinson's disease, Mylan said Thursday

December 20, 2012

Looking to battle skinny skin and enlarged pores, La Roche-Posay has developed the new Effaclar Mat Daily Mattifying + Pore-Refining Moisturizer.

December 20, 2012

A Los Angeles-based entrepreneur says he's built a better breath mint.

December 20, 2012

OPI has announced the launch of six limited-edition nail lacquers and a new Liquid Sand shade, inspired by Disney’s "Oz The Great and Powerful" film that opens in theaters on March 8, 2013.

December 20, 2012

Rite Aid beat analyst expectations in third quarter 2013 as the generic wave and retention of Express Scripts customers helped drive better-than-expected adjusted EBIDTA and produced the company's first profitable quarter in five years.

December 20, 2012

Sales at Stater Brothers increased by 1.83% to $67.8 million in fiscal year 2012, the company said in an earnings report.

December 20, 2012

Retail co-pays for drugs are on the rise across all drug types, according to a new study by the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute.

December 20, 2012

The National Hispana Leadership Institute has announced its 2013 Executive Leadership Program fellows. Following a nationwide search, 22 Latinas have been selected to participate in this program.

December 20, 2012

Walgreens on Thursday announced $100,000 in additional donations to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The company, which includes Duane Reade in New York and New Jersey, is making two $50,000 contributions.

December 20, 2012

Walgreens and the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care announced on Thursday that half of the primary care worksite health centers managed by Walgreens Employer Solutions Group have received Medical Home accreditation, with plans to have all of the company’s employer-based primary care centers accredited in the first half of 2013.

December 20, 2012

Karen Roberts was named EVP and general counsel for Wal-Mart Stores on Thursday amid the retailer’s ongoing investigation in possible violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.