June 13, 2013

Retail sales are up nearly 5% from one year ago, according to the latest numbers from the Department of Commerce.

June 13, 2013

Coty announced on Thursday the pricing of its initial public offering of 57.1 million shares of its Class A common stock at a price of $17.50 per share.

June 13, 2013

Emdeon has bought a company that provides pharmacy benefit and related services to state Medicaid agencies, Emdeon said.

June 13, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Amgen for treating a rare and usually noncancerous bone tumor, the agency said Thursday.

June 13, 2013

Forgiven Bottling Group earlier this month announced the launch of its alcohol metabolizer, Forgiven, formulated to help the body process alcohol more rapidly and thereby help alleviate ill effects associated with a hangover.

June 13, 2013

Garnier, a subsidiary of L'Oréal USA, in partnership with TerraCycle and GrowNYC, announced the groundbreaking of the Garnier Green Garden — the first community garden made from non-recyclable post-consumer beauty waste.

June 13, 2013

Most of the growth in jobs in the healthcare sector comes from home health care, according to data released this month by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

June 13, 2013

Voices of Meningitis, a public health initiative of the National Association of School Nurses, in collaboration with Sanofi Pasteur, has announced the launch of Get in the Game: Keeping Teens Healthy, a new program to help educate parents on the danger and prevention of meningococcal disease.

June 13, 2013

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS are teaming with health departments and local AIDS organizations across the country to provide free HIV testing in support of National HIV Testing Day, June 27, according to a release from The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.

June 13, 2013

A state legislator in Ohio is sponsoring an open-house event to demonstrate advances in telemedicine.

June 13, 2013

Powerade, a Coca-Cola brand, announced the addition of a new zero-calorie water-enhancement product that provides the same hydration solution as the traditional ready-to-drink sports beverage.

June 13, 2013

Only 15.5% of college students know that condoms don't fully protect a person from contacting the human papillomavirus, and this lack of knowledge can lead students to a false sense of security in their sexual practices, according to a new study in Radiologic Technology, a journal published by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists.

June 13, 2013

Target Corp. has increased quarterly payments to shareholders to 43 cents per share, the mass merchandise retailer said.

June 13, 2013

The Vitamin Shoppe on Thursday announced that June 22 the specialty retailer will host a "Share the Health" Expo.

June 13, 2013

Henkel’s Tone Body Wash is promoting its new Tone Ocean Therapy Body Wash by partnering with pop duo Karmin for the Tone Turn it Up! series this summer.

June 13, 2013

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. earmarked $2 million in tax credits for a Walgreens distribution center in DeForest, Wis., according to a report published Wednesday by the Business Journal Serving Greater Milwaukee.

June 13, 2013

White Cloud Electronic Cigarettes has announced the addition of two new menthol flavors to their roster: iced berry and zero K.

June 12, 2013

Avella Specialty Pharmacy has released a new white paper for payers selecting new specialty pharmacy partners, the company said Wednesday.

June 12, 2013

Clif Bar and Co. launched its Sierra Trail Mix, the newest flavor in the company’s flagship product line.

June 12, 2013

An industry network of 400 retailers, manufacturers and other companies has appointed the head of Dutch supermarket operator Royal Ahold to an executive position.

June 12, 2013

Workers for Iran's airline and embassy in Japan will have to go somewhere else for their big packages of paper towels.

June 12, 2013

CVS/pharmacy has announced the expansion of its Gold Emblem private brand food line.

June 12, 2013

When it comes to making lifestyle choices, those who take dietary supplements seem to make healthier choices overall, compared with those who do not take dietary supplements, according to the most recent CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements from Ipsos Public Affairs on behalf of the Council for Responsible Nutrition.

June 12, 2013

Jelly Belly announced the addition of two new product offerings that will be available for the 2013 holiday season.