April 24, 2012

Another 90 Target stores are slated to receive fresh food in June as part of a major remodeling initiative that has become known simply as PFresh.

April 24, 2012

Watson Pharmaceuticals is buying Actavis Group for $5.9 billion, according to published reports.

April 24, 2012

Talenti Gelato e Sorbetto are introducing five new flavors to its line of all-natural gelatos.

April 24, 2012

The charitable arm of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores has elected three new members to its board of directors.

April 24, 2012

Walgreens is enhancing community pharmacy by allowing customers to select a pharmacist based on their healthcare needs through a new online tool.

April 24, 2012

The National Retail Federation has named Bill Thorne SVP communications and public affairs.

April 23, 2012

Anglo-Swedish drug maker AstraZeneca will buy a San Diego-based biotech company for $1.26 billion, the two said Monday.

April 23, 2012

Bud Light is putting a twist on a classic summer cocktail.

April 23, 2012

Family Dollar announced that one of its executives intends to leave the company to pursue other interests.

April 23, 2012

Giant Eagle celebrated Earth Day this past weekend by giving away reusable bags to its Facebook fans free of charge.

April 23, 2012

J. M. Smucker has promoted one of its corporate officers.

April 23, 2012

Jimmy Dean has boosted its breakfast bowl lineup with a new addition.

April 23, 2012

The Upsher-Smith Party and the Time Warner-Colgate Party were among the events Sunday night at the 2012 NACDS Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Fla.

April 23, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has elected new officers for the coming year.

April 23, 2012

Procter & Gamble announced that its Olay brand is looking to recognize 1 million moms by Mother's Day through a new Facebook campaign.

April 23, 2012

The U.S. organic industry grew by nearly 10% to $31.5 billion in 2011, according to the Organic Trade Association's 2012 organic industry survey.

April 23, 2012

Par Pharmaceutical has bought rights to a generic drug for gastroesophageal reflux disease from Handa Pharmaceuticals, Par said.

April 23, 2012

Pfizer is selling its nutrition business to Nestle for $11.85 billion, Pfizer said Monday.

April 23, 2012

In practical everyday terms, does it matter to the community or health system pharmacist that the Food and Drug Administration is forging ties with other agencies worldwide and becoming more international in its outlook and focus? You bet.

April 23, 2012

Sam's Club will host a supplier fair this week in Bentonville, Ark., through the company's supplier diversity program.

April 23, 2012

Suave Professionals has launched a new contest on its Spanish-language Facebook page with help from the brand's Keratin Infusion line.

April 23, 2012

It seems that many U.S. adults are unaware of what inoculations are government-recommended vaccinations, while more than half are not diligent about regular checkups with their primary care physician, according to a Walgreens survey.

April 23, 2012

Watson Pharmaceuticals announced the launch of an authorized generic version of a drug used to lower blood glucose in patients with Type 2 diabetes.

April 22, 2012

The Drug Store News Group on Sunday co-hosted a breakfast with CVS Caremark. Larry Merlo, CVS Caremark president and CEO, shared with attendees CVS’ focus on leveraging personalization opportunities, through both marketing and assortment, to engender loyalty. And suppliers were introduced to new CVS/pharmacy president Mark Cosby and chief merchant Judy Sansone.