June 15, 2012

Costco will enter the state of Louisiana with a 148,000-sq.-ft. store at Carrollton Plaza Shopping Center in New Orleans.

June 15, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Thursday issued a response to a U.S. Preventive Services Task Force draft recommendation around the ineffectiveness of vitamin D and calcium to prevent cancer or fractures.

June 15, 2012

St. Louis College of Pharmacy is extending its doctor of pharmacy program to span seven years.

June 15, 2012

This month, DSN C2B Mobile Insights presents the Drug Store Shopping Report Card. We asked our C2Bers to rate their most recent trip to the drug store — or wherever it is they go primarily to shop for pharmacy and health and beauty items. We received more than 1,500 responses from all over the country.

June 15, 2012

A study recently published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism suggests that vitamin D — when taken with calcium — can reduce the rate of mortality in seniors, thereby providing a possible means of increasing life expectancy, the society reported Friday.

June 15, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline has received regulatory approval from the Food and Drug Administration for a vaccine designed to prevent invasive disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroups C and Y and Haemophilus influenzae type B.

June 15, 2012

Coty, in association with Lady Gaga's Haus Labs, is releasing in September the artist's first fragrance, called Lady Gaga Fame.

June 15, 2012

Mead Johnson Nutrition on Friday announced that the company's president and CEO, Steve Golsby, will retire by the 2013 annual meeting of stockholders.

June 15, 2012

It has been 50 years since Hendrik and Fred Meijer opened "Thrifty Acres" in Grand Rapids, Mich., marking the birth of the nation's pioneering supercenter and an innovative concept that grew into a retail phenomenon.

June 15, 2012

Nature's Hand has introduced a single-serve pouch of granola that features all-natural ingredients.

June 15, 2012

Plum Organics is expanding its business into the organic kids snack category.

June 15, 2012

PrescribeWellness recently partnered with the Pharmacists Society of the State of New York on a new member benefit: free bin management software.

June 15, 2012

Unilever’s Suave Professionals hair care brand and Univision took their partnership to the next level and gave one beauty maven the chance to star in a telenovela.

June 15, 2012

Dads are taking on a new role: primary grocery shopper.

June 15, 2012

Ulta Beauty has announced the grand opening of a new distribution center in Chambersburg, Pa.

June 15, 2012

Upsher-Smith wins 2012 DIANAs in Branded Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturer and Consumer Product Manufacturer categories.

June 15, 2012

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International has agreed to acquire a specialty oral health company that develops and commercializes products that improve and maintain oral health.

June 15, 2012

Downtown Philadelphia will be the site for Walgreens' next Well Experience flagship store, according to an online report published Friday by CBS/Philly.

June 14, 2012

Three weeks after being named the first civilian director/CEO in the nearly 117-year history of the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, Tom Shull officially took the reins today of the $10-billion military retailer.

June 14, 2012

Winners of the 2012 Pharmacy of the Year awards will be announced live at McKesson ideaShare at a special evening ceremony, Monday, June 25, at the Venetian Resort Hotel in Las Vegas. McKesson’s annual awards recognize leading independent pharmacies for the exceptional healthcare contributions they have made to their communities over the past year.

June 14, 2012

The Apothecary Shops are rebranding to become Avella Specialty Pharmacy, effective in August, the company announced Wednesday.

June 14, 2012

Cellceutix on Wednesday reported that the Food and Drug Administration granted a section 505(b) designation for its Prurisol treatment for psoriasis, which would allow the company to forgo early-stage trials and advance Prurisol into latter-stage clinical trials.

June 14, 2012

Crown Dynamics on Wednesday launched its patented Air Sleep/Snore product line.

June 14, 2012

There is still time to register for McKesson ideaShare 2012 Conference, which is slated for June 24 to 28, at Las Vegas’ Venetian Resort Hotel. McKesson, the nation’s largest healthcare services company, expects thousands of independent pharmacy owners from across the nation will convene at ideaShare.