October 25, 2012

The jewel in the Supervalu crown — Save-A-Lot — may be up for bid by investment firm KKR, according to a Wall Street Journal blog published Thursday.

October 24, 2012

The National Community Pharmacists Association has a new crop of leaders for 2012-13, the group said Wednesday.

October 24, 2012

Pharmacy benefit manager Catamaran has won contracts with Indiana's state Medicaid program, the company said.

October 24, 2012

Clif Bar doesn't think energy chews should always have to be simply fruit-flavored. In a first for the predominantly fruit-flavored category, the company has introduced its Chocolate Cherry flavor to its Clif Shot Blocks line of energy chews for performance athletes.

October 24, 2012

Several cities across the country will play host to a new program from one drug maker to recycle respiratory inhalers.

October 24, 2012

CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic has opened three walk-in clinics inside CVS/pharmacy stores in the Asheville, N.C. area, and three additional locations are expected to open by year-end.

October 24, 2012

Mylan is challenging a federal court decision ordering the Food and Drug Administration to allow Watson Pharmaceuticals to launch a generic diabetes drug, Mylan said.

October 24, 2012

Regional pharmacy chain Navarro Discount Pharmacy, which operates 31 locations in south Florida, is supplying pink prescription bottle caps on all prescriptions filled during the month of October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the company has announced.

October 24, 2012

Polaroid today announced the launch of the Polaroid Fotobar online store — PolaroidFotoBar.com — which offers an easy process to turn digital pictures into museum-quality art.

October 24, 2012

Ocean Spray has expanded its line of cranberry cocktail products to include the new Low Tart Cranberry Juice Cocktail and 2/3 Less Sugar Cranberry Juice Cocktail.

October 24, 2012

Pacific World’s at-home gel polish brand SensatioNail is gearing up for the holiday season with the launch of a limited edition 2012 holiday collection, SensatioNail Glitter Gel Polish Duos.

October 24, 2012

Consumers are planning ahead for the holidays, with 51% saying they have set aside the cash needed to complete their shopping lists, according to Accenture's annual consumer holiday shopping study.

October 24, 2012

Recognizing the importance of meeting the needs of its ethnic beauty shoppers, Target has in recent years been working to bolster its ethnic sets in-store, and that effort continues, as evidenced by a media event held Tuesday evening in New York.

October 24, 2012

Tide has introduced Tide plus Febreze Freshness Sport, a new detergent designed to remove tough stains and odors from sports apparel.

October 24, 2012

Nearly one year after launching an initiative to help create more job opportunities for people with disabilities in Connecticut, 62 participants have completed training under the Walgreens Retail Employees with Disabilities Initiative program, the retailer announced on Wednesday.

October 24, 2012

“When you create something for [our various retail concepts], you are creating a new experience and environment that makes us different than our competitive set. Exclusivity of the experience is a large differentiator.” That was a key message that keynote retail speaker Shannon Curtin, Walgreens divisional VP and GMM for beauty, personal care and seasonal, had for attendees of the latest Mack Elevation Forum.

October 23, 2012

Bartell is partnering with a Seattle-based online rewards program to encourage customers to make healthy lifestyle choices, the retail pharmacy chain said Tuesday.

October 23, 2012

Boots No7 is celebrating its 77th anniversary with a reinvigorated brand image and new products for the U.S. market.

October 23, 2012

Cardinal Health has introduced a new multidose drug packaging system that it said would help pharmacy customers adhere to medication regimens, the company said Tuesday.

October 23, 2012

Health and beauty products manufacturer CCA Industries — whose brands include Plus+White toothpastes and teeth whiteners, Nutra Nail nail care treatments and Gel Perfect UV-free gel color — announced that its board has approved the company’s 34th consecutive dividend.

October 23, 2012

Every day now, it seems, health researchers keep coming up with new reasons why the troubled U.S. healthcare system needs to more effectively engage pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in its urgent search for more accessible and more cost-effective ways to deliver care and boost patients’ lifespans and quality of life.

October 23, 2012

A federal court has ordered the Food and Drug Administration to approve a generic diabetes drug made by Watson Pharmaceuticals, the drug maker said.

October 23, 2012

The Network of Executive Women has elected Catherine Lindner, former VP retail marketing for Walgreens, to serve as board chair.

October 23, 2012

Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula has joined the World Cocoa Foundation in support of efforts to provide economic, social and environmental development in cocoa-growing communities.