May 7, 2012

Huggies is expanding its Little Movers diapers line with the introduction of a limited-edition item that is both fun and fashionable.

May 7, 2012

Kraft Foods announced its use of lifecycle assessment, which measures the footprint of what goes into making a product.

May 7, 2012

Kroger announced that it has kicked off a sales event during May that will support the broad range of programs and services the United Service Organizations provides to service members, their families and veterans.

May 7, 2012

Anheuser-Busch has expanded its Michelob Ultra brand to include a naturally sweetened and gluten-free cider made from crisp apples.

May 7, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores submitted on Monday comments to the Food and Drug Administration regarding its position on the “new paradigm” for a third class of drugs.

May 7, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association today expressed concerns in a letter sent to Senate Armed Services Committee and House Armed Services Committee leaders over the potential impact of the administration’s fiscal year 2013 budget on Tricare beneficiaries and community pharmacy.

May 7, 2012

The battle for public opinion and legislative sway was in full swing Monday as executives from the National Community Pharmacists Association lobbied congressional leaders regarding several pieces of "pro-patient, pro-pharmacist legislation." To counter that effort, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association issued some marketing firepower of its own.

May 7, 2012

Procter & Gamble has introduced its new Radiant collection, which includes a complete offering of tampons, pads, liners and wipes from the company’s Tampax and Always brands. The collection marks P&G’s first cross-category product initiative.

May 7, 2012

Online grocer Peapod is bringing its scan-and-buy grocery ordering system to the Chicago El.

May 7, 2012

Pepsi is airing its first television advertisement as part of its first-ever global campaign.

May 7, 2012

Drug maker Purdue Pharma has introduced a new educational resource for healthcare professionals designed to curb the abuse of prescription drugs, the company said Monday.

May 7, 2012

Club retailer Costco Wholesale is looking to grow its online retail presence, according to published reports.

May 7, 2012

Sears has launched SearsLocalAd.com, an online service that provides customers with access to additional local deals beyond the weekly Sears print circular or Sears.com.

May 7, 2012

Researchers from the Duke University Medical Center on Monday released a public health study finding that even maintaining the current prevalence of obesity in the United States would realize savings of almost $550 billion over the next two decades.

May 7, 2012

UBM Medica has unveiled the results of its "Physician's Practice 2012 Staff Salary" survey.

May 7, 2012

Beauty retailer Ulta Beauty announced on Monday preliminary first-quarter fiscal 2012 results, which included an expected same-store sales increase of 10.1%.

May 7, 2012

Walgreens on Monday announced it has completed its acquisition of certain assets of BioScrip’s community specialty pharmacies and centralized specialty and mail-service pharmacy businesses.

May 4, 2012

3M has introduced two Natural View screen protector products.

May 4, 2012

A 30% rise in attendance at the Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit is nothing to brush off — it's as clear an indication as any that specialty pharmacy is growing and probably poised for more growth in the near future, thanks in particular to the aging population and consequential rise in the number of people living with difficult-to-treat medical conditions.

May 4, 2012

More than one-third of prescriptions were sent electronically in 2011, the country's largest e-prescribing network said.

May 4, 2012

Eruption on Thursday launched its Eruption Effervescent Energy, an energy powder supplement that can be added to any beverage.

May 4, 2012

Family Dollar is gearing up to offer its customers a broader selection of merchandise, including refrigerated and frozen food, through a strategic partnership with McLane.

May 4, 2012

Kmart is introducing prescription pet medications at its stores, the mass merchandise retail chain said Friday.

May 4, 2012

Manchester College has tapped Dave McFadden to serve as the dean of the university's pharmacy school.