May 18, 2012

That trip to the local restaurant is off the menu for consumers today, as are furnishings and electronics, Empathica reported on Thursday, citing its latest Consumer Insights Panel survey of more than 6,500 U.S. consumers.

May 18, 2012

Generic drug maker Watson Pharmaceuticals is challenging the patent protection of a contraceptive drug made by Warner Chilcott, Watson said Friday.

May 18, 2012

Weis Markets on Thursday announced it has begun the construction of an environmentally innovative 65,000-sq.-ft. superstore in Fogelsville, Pa.

May 17, 2012

Military shoppers at Travis Air Force Base near Fairfield, Calif., welcomed the opening of a new Army and Air Force Exchange Service experience as a renovated and rebranded exchange opened earlier this month.

May 17, 2012

Rogaine has tapped Bill Rancic, an American entrepreneur, motivational speaker and star of the reality show "Giuliana & Bill," to serve as the brand's first-ever "Growth Coach."

May 17, 2012

A line of insulated can covers is taking a provocative turn.

May 17, 2012

British celebrity hair stylist Lee Stafford has brought his line of hair care products to the United States.

May 17, 2012

People with higher levels of education and higher income have lower rates of many chronic diseases compared with those with less education and lower income levels, according to "Health, United States, 2011" — the government’s annual comprehensive report on Americans’ health released Wednesday.

May 17, 2012

Charmin has launched a new and improved mobile application that provides users with the ability to search for and rate restrooms across the country.

May 17, 2012

Coty has announced the May launch of its new Nautica Aqua Rush fragrance for men.

May 17, 2012

CVS Caremark, through its All Kids Can program, announced on Thursday a partnership with Cedars-Sinai to expand the medical center's Coach for Kids and Their Families program to provide health services to more vulnerable children in South Los Angeles who otherwise would not have access to health services, including immunizations and dental screenings.

May 17, 2012

More than 80% of health plans would require a drug manufacturer to demonstrate a clear clinical benefit compared with current branded and generic treatments in order for its drug to be placed in the plan's formulary, according to a new survey.

May 17, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved generic versions of one of the country's top-selling drugs made by eight different companies, the agency said Thursday.

May 17, 2012

Guayaki is expanding its Yerba Mate portfolio with a new sparkling beverage line.

May 17, 2012

Lifeway Foods is expanding the distribution of its kefir line in Target stores, as well as adding new Lifeway products to Target's dairy cases.

May 17, 2012

Technology is helping pharmacies provide services to rural areas by allowing them to remotely monitor pharmacy technicians, according to the country's largest organization that certifies pharmacy techs.

May 17, 2012

Prestige Brands on Thursday morning announced the launch of Dramamine for Kids.

May 17, 2012

Prestige Brands closed out its fiscal 2012 ended March 31 on a high note with $441.1 million in revenues for the year, up 31.1%. And fiscal 2013 is looking promising as the company will have full-year contributions from its 17 acquired over-the-counter brands from GlaxoSmithKline.

May 17, 2012

PepsiCo is expanding one of the flagship brands from its Frito-Lay division.

May 17, 2012

Sagent Pharmaceuticals has launched a generic version of a chemotherapy drug, the company said Thursday.

May 17, 2012

Supervalu is bringing its Save-A-Lot banner to Atlantic City, N.J.

May 17, 2012

Ninety-five percent of consumers are interested in products that come with rebates, while 80% of consumers actively seek out rebates, according to an annual consumer survey by rebate provider Parago.

May 17, 2012

According to findings in two America's Research Group surveys — conducted in late March and in late April — the number of Americans delaying their shopping to Memorial Day weekend is at an all-time high.

May 17, 2012

Target has announced its plans to open new Target Clinic locations at four Target stores in northern Virginia and four Target stores in North Carolina, marking the first Target Clinics to open in these states.