August 29, 2012

MedPro Rx has earned one of the top spots in the Top 300 Small Businesses of the South competition hosted by Business Leader magazine.

August 29, 2012

Moving ahead with its previously announced turnaround strategy, Supervalu said it has overhauled its executive leadership team.

August 29, 2012

Global consumers' intent to buy food and beverages online has jumped 44% in two years, and more than one-quarter (26%) said they planned to purchase food and beverage products by way of a device with Internet access — such as a computer, mobile phone or tablet — in the next three to six months, according to Nielsen.

August 29, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a supplemental new drug application for an opioid analgesic to treat diabetes-related pain.

August 29, 2012

Peapod has launched a new service through which customers can order their groceries online and pick them up at a store.

August 29, 2012

Planters has re-entered the peanut butter business.

August 29, 2012

A facial tissue brand has partnered with an organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women.

August 29, 2012

Purina has launched a new line of pet food that is inspired by the enduring happiness pets share with owners.

August 29, 2012

Sara Lee has refreshed its pound cake lineup.

August 29, 2012

Although fully one-third of patients use multiple pharmacies to fill their prescriptions, 9-of-10 say they actually do have a preferred pharmacy, according to an exclusive survey of nearly 800 patients, conducted by AccentHealth and DSN in late July and early August.

August 29, 2012

Tom's of Maine, a maker of natural oral and personal care products, has partnered with TerraCycle, a recycling and upcycling company, to give a second life to product packaging with the launch of the Tom's of Maine Natural Care Brigade.

August 29, 2012

Walmart is bringing Americans some much-wanted relief at the pump this fall and winter with the return of its "Great Gas Rollback" program.

August 28, 2012

While the growth in healthcare costs remains a threat in the United States, the growth in drug expenditures is moderating, but numerous opportunities exist for retail, according to a speech delivered Tuesday morning at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores' 2012 Pharmacy and Technology Conference in Denver by Doug Long, VP industry relations of healthcare industry research firm IMS Health.

August 28, 2012

As hurricane Isaac barrels down on the Gulf Coast area, CVS/pharmacy has announced that, while complying with any mandatory evacuation order given by local officials, it is keeping its stores in affected areas open for as long as possible and stocking them with such storm preparedness items as water, batteries, flashlights and other products to help in an emergency.

August 28, 2012

Walgreens on Tuesday announced a new application built into Facebook that allows desktop computer users to print their favorite photos, complete with likes and comments, at any Walgreens location nationwide as part of a feature called PrintWorthy.

August 28, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new once-a-day combination pill to treat HIV-1 infection in adults who have never been treated for HIV infection.

August 28, 2012

Supervalu announced that 10 of its banners will offer flu inoculations this season.

August 28, 2012

Fred's reported that net income for the second quarter ended July 28 rose 19% to $6.1 million, compared with $5.1 million in the year-ago period.

August 28, 2012

Self-checkout technology continues to rise in importance at retailers in North America, according to a new study by IHL Group.

August 28, 2012

Merz announced it has acquired a medication designed to treat a condition associated with such neurologic conditions as cerebral palsy.

August 28, 2012

Several National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation donors honored leaders in community pharmacy with contributions to the foundation at the 2012 NACDS Pharmacy and Technology Conference.

August 28, 2012

The National Community Pharmacists Association is encouraging Pennsylvania lawmakers to favorably move legislation (known as H.B.727) that is designed to "establish minimum and uniform standards and criteria for the audit of pharmacy records."

August 28, 2012

Omron Healthcare has expanded its portfolio with the launch of its latest pedometers.

August 28, 2012

As part of its support of the Paralympic Games, Procter & Gamble, a worldwide Olympic partner, has announced a grant of $50,000 to fund youth sports programs targeting children with physical disabilities.