September 17, 2013

Sales of general merchandise are expected to increase by 2.4% during the holiday season of November and December, but shoppers will visit fewer stores, according to a new forecast.

September 17, 2013

Safeway on Tuesday announced that it has adopted a one-year stockholder rights plan.

September 17, 2013

Speck, a designer of slim-fitting protective cases and covers for smartphones, tablets and laptops, on Tuesday announced a new iPhone case for the iPhone 5 and 5s.

September 17, 2013

Stiefel has launched a new drug for treating acne, the company said on Tuesday.

September 17, 2013

Are you and your fellow pharmacists ready to start explaining health insurance exchanges and other aspects of the rapidly unfolding health reform law to patients?

September 17, 2013

The participation of reality TV star Jack Osbourne in "Dancing with the Stars" has garnered recognition and a donation from a drug maker.

September 17, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new formulation of a cancer drug made by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Teva said Tuesday.

September 17, 2013

Entrepreneur and TV personality Bill Rancic joined the Dr. Smith's Diaper Rash Ointment team to celebrate the launch of the brand in Walgreens stores across the country, Mission Pharmacal announced.

September 16, 2013

The Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition last week issued their annual call for consumers to "Double Check, Don't Double Up" their cold medicines for acetaminophen content in an effort to avoid accidental overdose.

September 16, 2013

Actavis has launched a generic drug for post-shingles pain under an agreement with the branded drug's manufacturers, the company said Monday.

September 16, 2013

The Council for Responsible Nutrition last week published the third edition of its “Vitamin and Mineral Safety” handbook.

September 16, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic chemotherapy pill for treating colorectal and breast cancers, the agency said Monday.

September 16, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries for ulcers, Sun said.

September 16, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration is barring the importation of drugs from another one of Ranbaxy Labs' plants in India, the agency said Monday.

September 16, 2013

The McKesson Patient Relationship Solutions was recognized for its best-in-class adherence solutions by being named a finalist in the 2013 PM360 Trailblazer Awards for the second consecutive year.

September 16, 2013

“Pharmacies’ efforts to help patients understand aspects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are demonstrating yet again the value of pharmacies as the face of neighborhood healthcare.” That was a key message that National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson expressed in a recent opinion piece.

September 16, 2013

A drug for treating opioid dependence has been launched, the manufacturer said Monday.

September 16, 2013

Pampers, a Procter and Gamble brand, announced on Monday product upgrades across its entire line of diapers, training pants and wipes.

September 16, 2013

Sanofi US and its consumer health business Chattem on Monday unveiled plans to re-introduce the iconic Rolaids heartburn-relief brand to the U.S. market.

September 16, 2013

Food Network host Marcela Valladolid has teamed up with Safeway to create the Marcela Valladolid brand, the grocer announced Monday.

September 16, 2013

Sears Holdings is hoping to obtain a new loan in order to reduce borrowings from an older loan agreement, the company said Monday.

September 16, 2013

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has approved Loblaw’s acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart, Shoppers Drug Mart announced on Monday.

September 16, 2013

Walgreens on Saturday opened its first drug store on St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. U.S.V.I. Gov. John deJongh helped cut the ribbon and open the doors, the Chicago-based retailer reported.

September 13, 2013

Actavis has launched a generic version of an extended-release opioid painkiller, the company said.