September 21, 2012

According to "Nutritional Supplements in the U.S.," a report released earlier this week from Packaged Facts, supplement sales rose 7% to $11.5 billion in 2012, and are forecasted to reach $15.5 billion by 2017.

September 21, 2012

Solantic, the largest operator of urgent care centers in Florida, announced earlier this year that it is changing its name to CareSpot Express Healthcare and now, according to a local news report, the new signs went up this week in time for the official name change on Sept. 25.

September 21, 2012

The general consensus seems to be that the turnaround that the country's third-largest retail pharmacy chain has engineered over the past few years is working.

September 21, 2012

As students across the country head back to school, Procter & Gamble’s Secret Deodorant brand is gearing up for the second year of its Mean Stinks anti-bullying movement.

September 21, 2012

Stop & Shop customers and associates donated nearly $400,000 through the company's first-ever Healthy Ideas Food for Friends hunger relief program.

September 21, 2012

A real estate report released Wednesday by Mid-America Real Estate's Urban Team found that much of Chicago lacks the type of product that today's downsized big-box retailers are looking for.

September 21, 2012

Target customers who receive the retailer's mobile coupons now can access them on their iPhone or iPod Touch via Passbook.

September 21, 2012

Udi's Gluten Free Foods is boosting its portfolio with the launch of five new items.

September 21, 2012

Walgreens has donated 3,000 doses of flu vaccine to Knox County high school students, valued at $100,000, according to a report in the Knoxville News Sentinel published Thursday.

September 21, 2012

"It is not from the benevolence of the patient, the pharmacist or the payer that we expect our better health, but from their regard to their own self interest." While the somewhat-modified quote is ascribable to Adam Smith, an 18th-century economist credited with the invisible hand theory, the principle holds true.

September 21, 2012

WowButter Foods has introduced a peanut butter replacement.

September 20, 2012

Alliance Boots, under the terms of a strategic alliance agreement signed earlier this week, announced that it will acquire a 12% stake in Nanjing Pharmaceutical for a total consideration of approximately $90.7 million.

September 20, 2012

CalNaturale announced a new size for its Svelte on-the-go protein shake.

September 20, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday created a free, searchable compilation of all dietary supplement advertising decisions issued by the National Advertising Division since 2007, when the Dietary Supplement Advertising Review Program began.

September 20, 2012

Drug maker Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a generic antibiotic drug, the company said Thursday.

September 20, 2012

Atlanta-based reproductive and sexual health organization SisterLove and drug maker Merck have collaborated to create a mini-documentary and educational HIV/AIDS treatment and care resource.

September 20, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Acton Pharmaceuticals for asthma, the company said Thursday.

September 20, 2012

Tongue cleaner manufacturer Orabrush has added Shekhar Mitra, former Procter & Gamble SVP global prestige and beauty and corporate innovation, to its board of directors.

September 20, 2012

Just Born has introduced new Halloween-themed candies under its Peeps and Mike and Ike brands.

September 20, 2012

A company developing mobile medication therapy management technology got a big boost from the federal government.

September 20, 2012

A nonprofit organization that will be dedicated to representing all specialty pharmacy stakeholders and providing a voice in the specialty pharmacy industry will make its debut in October.

September 20, 2012

Procter & Gamble this week will begin shipping a wildberry-flavored Prilosec OTC.

September 20, 2012

Folgers has unveiled new packaging for its Instant Coffee Crystals.

September 20, 2012

Supervalu will be exiting both the Washington and Oregon markets, according to a report published in the Portland Business Journal on Thursday.