June 7, 2012

Rite Aid's same-store sales increased by 1.1% in May, a lower-than-expected increase that may be due to underlying economic and industry factors.

June 7, 2012

A worldwide provider of managed videoconferencing, telepresence and visual collaboration services has partnered with Telemed Ventures to deliver a managed visual collaboration solution to Walmart's retail medical clinics.

June 6, 2012

Abbott on Tuesday announced the launch of Ensure Clear, a nutrition beverage available in peach and blueberry pomegranate flavors that offers three times more protein than juice, according to the company, and 21 vitamins and minerals to help adults looking to fill dietary gaps.

June 6, 2012

Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Pressman Toy have teamed up to bring to market new games based on "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy and the upcoming film "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey."

June 6, 2012

Checkpoint Systems on Thursday announced the expansion of its Enhanced Performance Label offering.

June 6, 2012

Clif Bar on Wednesday kicked off its sixth annual 2 Mile Challenge, partnering with cyclists to donate $100,000 to bike advocacy nonprofits when riders choose to pedal their bikes instead of drive cars for trips 2 miles or less.

June 6, 2012

Coinstar is bringing its coffee kiosk to various retail channels through an exclusive agreement with Starbucks-owned Seattle's Best Coffee.

June 6, 2012

A generic drug maker in India and a German pharmaceutical company will collaborate to develop biosimilars.

June 6, 2012

Ferndale Healthcare on Monday announced the launch of RectiCare Anorectal cream, an over-the-counter therapy to help relieve the pain and discomfort associated with hemorrhoids.

June 6, 2012

Kashi has launched a new soft-baked snack that combines the company's signature blend of seven whole grains with unexpected real food ingredients.

June 6, 2012

Specialty pharmacy provider MedPro Rx has received accreditation from an accrediting body for the fourth time, the company said.

June 6, 2012

Royal Ahold's U.S. subsidiary saw net sales jump 2.8% to $7.8 billion during first quarter 2012, the company said Wednesday.

June 6, 2012

Nexxus Salon Hair Care has inked a multiyear partnership with the Tony Awards as its official and exclusive beauty partner, making Nexxus the first beauty and hair care brand to partner with the Tony Awards.

June 6, 2012

While dads usually don't get the same caliber of gift for Father's Day as moms do for Mother's Day, if the results of NRF's latest survey are to be believed, dads should be pretty pleased with what they receive this year.

June 6, 2012

Ohio's Medicaid program has decided not to establish a competitive bidding and mandatory mail-order program for diabetes testing supplies.

June 6, 2012

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board announced the update of the pharmacy technician certification exam blueprint.

June 6, 2012

Some people in Washington state may be having "buyer's remorse" over the privatization of liquor sales there, which took effect last week, according to published reports.

June 6, 2012

Retail pharmacy chain Rite Aid is promoting healthy skin care as part of a partnership with the Skin Cancer Foundation, the retailer said Wednesday.

June 6, 2012

Save Mart Supermarkets announced the hiring of Brett Wing as VP of FoodMaxx operations.

June 6, 2012

Supervalu's Save-A-Lot division on Tuesday announced plans for a new 250,374-sq.-ft. food distribution center in Pompano Beach, Fla. The center is expected to open by the end of fiscal year 2013, which ends Feb. 23, 2013.

June 6, 2012

Consumers' preference to shop in stores, online or via mobile can depend on such factors as reliability, convenience and safety, according to recent Nielsen research.

June 6, 2012

PureBrands has expanded its Sheets portfolio to include a new item that's designed to "promote restful sleep for those experiencing occasional sleeplessness."

June 6, 2012

Custom fragrance development company Tru Fragrance has announced the launch of Tru Blooms Chicago, a community initiative debuting in Chicago that aims to transform the city’s public and neighborhood green spaces into growing spaces for flowers whose distinctive, fragrant notes will be captured in a limited-edition perfume.

June 6, 2012

SymphonyIRI Group on Wednesday announced that Andrew Appel has joined the company as president and CEO.