May 18, 2016
Bloomberg is reporting that one the challenges facing Johnson & Johnson is it's loss of market share in the baby care category in the U.S. The report — and J&J CFO Dominic Caruso — are attributing this loss to the increased interest among consumers (parents in particular), and Caruso said the company has taken steps to remove such ingredients as parabens from its products, and that it is planning to unveil a new branding effort this week. At Kantar Retail’s Drug Channel Workshop in early May, director Brian Owens noted that as much as 25% to 30% of supplier and retail innovations will be centered around fresh, local, organic, natural and health products — something he called the “FLONH” effect. (Bloomberg)
May 18, 2016

Target's first quarter 2016 sales decreased 5.4% to $16.2 billion, as a 1.2% increase in comparable sales was more than offset by the impact of the sale of the pharmacy and clinic businesses.

May 18, 2016

Walgreens has teamed up with four Champions to share their stories through the new platform, including their experiences living with the disease and ideas for meeting challenges such as prevention of infection, nutrition and rigorous treatment regimens.

May 17, 2016

A new smartphone device is aiming to disrupt the personal health care industry.

May 17, 2016

The screenings are a quarterly event for Ahold USA, and to date the supermarket chain has administered more than 12,000 screenings to over 5,000 patients.

May 17, 2016

Ben & Jerry's is tackling the upcoming summer season with a new ice cream flavor and a not-so-new challenge: preserving the nation's democracy. 

May 17, 2016

The Cardinal Health Foundation has pledged $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross, and the foundation and Cardinal Health Canada will match any funds donated by Cardinal Health employees. 

May 17, 2016

Radix, the portfolio registry behind several new domain extensions including .site, .tech and .online, has launched the first extension specifically for e-commerce.

May 17, 2016

Following the success of Black Forest Organic gummies launched in 2015, Ferrara Candy Company is expanding its line of USDA certified organic candies with four new offerings.

May 17, 2016

One of the best-selling popcorn brands is expanding its line of flavors with three new offerings.

May 17, 2016

Giant Eagle's John Lucot has served in his current leadership role since January 2012, and first started as a supermarket clerk in 1974.

May 17, 2016

Target Corp. has lined up Greek yogurt giant Chobani to open an café in its upcoming store in Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood.

May 17, 2016
PrescribeWellness has announced a new addition to its pharmacy practice innovation team as it advances its delivery of clinical services to its national pharmacy network. 
May 17, 2016

Meijer is planning to turn 10 Michigan parking lots into destinations for summer street hockey for kids, according to the Associated Press. The big retailer says there will be an hour of instruction followed by a 30-minute game at 10 stores in July. (AP)

May 17, 2016

See photos from U by Kotex's pop-up Period Shop, the first project in its multi-year Period Project, which was open in New York City from May 13-15.

May 17, 2016

Target's newest chief merchandising officer doubled the private label business of his prior employer Nordstrom, and has helped market such iconic brands as Timberland and Nike.

May 17, 2016

Naloxone is now accessible in more than 70 Walgreens pharmacies throughout New Mexico.

May 16, 2016

Target and Walmart’s beverage and breakfast product pricing is significantly cheaper than Amazon's, according to a new study.

May 16, 2016

The newest concept in beauty retail is called The Glossary and it is arriving on more college campuses courtesy of Barnes & Noble College.

May 16, 2016

CHICAGO - The largest health system in Illinois is preparing to take over operations of more than 50 neighborhood health clinics located in Walgreens stores across the Chicago region, Crain's Chicago Business reported Monday. Advocate Health Care and Walgreens announced the ownership change in January. A series of kickoff events to mark the new Advocate Clinics at Walgreens are planned for Wednesday, Crain's reported. (Crain's Chicago Business

May 16, 2016

Over the past two years, CVS Health colleagues and customers have helped to raise more than $7 million for the LUNG FORCE initiative. 

May 16, 2016

The last retailer to be recognized with this award was Michael Duke, former CEO and chairman of the executive committee for Walmart, who was presented with the award in 2014. 

May 16, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new indication for Eisai’s Lenvima (lenvatinib). 

May 16, 2016

Teligent expects to launch the ointment in the second quarter of 2015, and it will be available in 15- and 80-gram tubes, as well as a one-pound jar.