October 23, 2013

Astrup Drug, headquartered in Austin, Minn., plans to acquire two independents, according to a report published Wednesday in the Cresco Times Plain Dealer.

October 23, 2013

The J.M. Smucker Co. is introducing new breakfast mixes to its Hungry Jack line for the holiday season, the food products manufacturer said Wednesday.

October 23, 2013

Out of Africa, which is a line of natural and vegan skin care products using 100% pure, unrefined shea butter, is sponsoring in November the Shine On Sierra Leone’s Cash & Rocket VolunTourism Trip Sierra Leone, which will launch the building of the first and only secondary school in the Bongema Village.

October 23, 2013

Ahold USA has won accolades for working with diverse and women-owned businesses, the supermarket operator said Wednesday.

October 23, 2013

Publix Super Markets on Tuesday announced its decision to sell PIX, the fuel/C-store concept it began testing in 2001.

October 23, 2013

Reckitt Benckiser has realized a greater value out of its 1-year-old acquisition of Schiff, which moved the consumer product goods conglomerate into the dietary supplement arena, and expects to push that VMS business to greater heights in the coming year, Rakesh Kapoor, Reckitt Benckiser CEO and executive director told analysts during a conference call Tuesday.

October 23, 2013

Looking back at the Health 2.0 7th Annual Fall Conference, more than 2,000 health IT entrepreneurs and thought leaders gathered to forge ahead in leading the healthcare revolution through innovative technologies, policies and collaborative ideas.

October 23, 2013

All or part of Safeway may be a target for a possible buyout, according to a Reuters report published Wednesday morning citing people familiar with the matter.

October 23, 2013

Coty’s Rimmel London beauty brand, which is celebrating its 180th anniversary, unveiled during a press event on Tuesday its spring 2014 collection, featuring products for eyes, face, lips and nails.

October 23, 2013

Safeway on Tuesday afternoon announced that Canada's Competition Bureau has entered into a consent agreement with Sobeys, allowing the parties to proceed with their transaction whereby Sobeys will acquire the net assets of Canada Safeway.

October 23, 2013

Shoppers Drug Mart is collaborating with online private shopping club Beyond the Rack to provide Shoppers Optimum members with exclusive deals on designer fashions and accessories.

October 23, 2013

The University of Maryland's School of Pharmacy has named its atrium in honor of a graduate who now leads an institutional pharmacy services company.

October 23, 2013

McKesson appears ready to pull the trigger on an offer for German drug distributor Celesio, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

October 22, 2013

Biotech drug maker Amgen has acquired from Roche the rights to drugs used to boost the immune systems of cancer patients on chemotherapy in 100 markets.

October 22, 2013

One-third (33%) of U.S. families are making less money as a result of job loss, moving to a part-time job and/or working at a lower-paying job.

October 22, 2013

Baroma on Tuesday announced a strategic relationship with Walgreens that will bring pharmacists and hospital staff together to help reduce re-admissions and increase medication adherence for Baroma’s accountable care organization.

October 22, 2013

A top executive of generic drug maker Hospira spoke in favor of giving biosimilar drugs the same generic names as the branded biologics they're based on.

October 22, 2013

Despite many forecasts of a gloomy holiday season for retailers, Deloitte is predicting an increase in consumer spending.

October 22, 2013

A pharmacy chain based in Minnesota is offering a new mobile app and web portal for its retail customers under a partnership with San Francisco-based Mscripts, the chain said Tuesday.

October 22, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic contraceptive drug made by Famy Care, agency records show.

October 22, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved drugs for depression and smoking cessation made by Jubilant Life Sciences, the company said.

October 22, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new generic drug for treating bacterial and protozoan infections, according to the agency.

October 22, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration, in a complaint filed by the U.S. Department of Justice, on Monday sought a permanent injunction against the dietary supplement manufacturer James G. Cole; its president, James Cole; and its general manager, Julie Graves, following the company’s repeated distribution of unapproved drugs and adulterated dietary supplements in violation of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

October 22, 2013

GoGo squeeZ has introduced its newest flavor of squeezable applesauce, the company said.