May 15, 2012

Rite Aid has closed an offering of new debt from which it plans to generate funding for a buyback of older debt, the retailer said Tuesday.

May 15, 2012

The president of Shoppers Food and Pharmacy will transition to a new role, parent company Supervalu announced Tuesday.

May 15, 2012

With state-led Medicaid redesign and federal healthcare delivery reform under way in New York state, the demand for nurse practitioners, physicians assistants and other healthcare professionals is anticipated to continue to increase, according to a recent report by the Healthcare Association of New York State, which is a statewide hospital and continuing care association.

May 15, 2012

Summer Soles on Monday announced the launch of five additions to its collection of Softness of Suede insoles that help women keep their feet feeling dry and comfortable during the summer months.

May 15, 2012

Walgreens on Tuesday infused greater value into its Prescription Savings Club program, which now offers discounts on more than 8,000 brand-name and generic prescriptions, thanks to the inclusion of more than 700 "value-priced" generics, which retail as low as $12 for a 90-day supply.

May 15, 2012

Yankee Candle has introduced a limited-edition collection of scents inspired by and created for men.

May 14, 2012

3M on Monday announced the fourth annual Nexcare give program, a nationwide initiative that in partnership with the American Red Cross helps raise awareness around the need for blood donations.

May 14, 2012

Amstel Light has launched its latest advertising campaign that encourages consumers to consider and appreciate the intricacies of their everyday lives.

May 14, 2012

Beiersdorf’s Aquaphor brand is the new title sponsor of the New York City Triathlon.

May 14, 2012

Avon Products on Sunday advised Coty that its board of directors, in conjunction with management and the company's financial and legal advisers, is considering Coty’s sweetened bid.

May 14, 2012

Boiron on Monday named Janick Boudazin as president and CEO.

May 14, 2012

The CRN Foundation’s “Life…supplemented” consumer wellness campaign on Monday launched its new blog, "the Supplemental," which will provide consumers with fun, fresh, new perspectives to educate and inform consumers on combining healthy diet, supplements and exercise to optimize one’s health and well-being.

May 14, 2012

Manufacturers of sunscreen now will have six additional months to meet the new labeling and testing requirements as imposed by the Food and Drug Administration, according to an announcement from the Federal Register.

May 14, 2012

A Food and Drug Administration expert panel has recommended approval of a drug made by Gilead Sciences for treating HIV, the drug maker said Friday.

May 14, 2012

FRS last week launched two ready-to-drink health-and-wellness beverages: Healthy Slim to support weight loss and Healthy Defense for immune system support.

May 14, 2012

Giant Food Stores collected nearly 3 tons of unused medications during a nationwide medication take-back day last month, the chain said.

May 14, 2012

A natural and organic products company is set to expand its international corporate headquarters.

May 14, 2012

Consumers gravitate toward traditional pharmacies for their everyday health-and-wellness needs, according to the "2012 Harris Poll EquiTrend" survey released Monday.

May 14, 2012

Kellogg's is updating its 106-year-old brand.

May 14, 2012

MinuteClinic, which is owned by CVS Caremark, announced on Monday that it has joined a coalition of organizations dedicated to raising diabetes awareness among families on Chicago's South Side.

May 14, 2012

A company that makes an emergency treatment for severe allergic reactions is marking the 15th annual Food Allergy Awareness Week.

May 14, 2012

Nourish by Sensible Organics, an organic beauty and personal care brand that launches this month exclusively at Whole Foods Market nationwide, has signed actress Christine Taylor to be its national brand ambassador.

May 14, 2012

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services needs to beef up its oversight on Medicare Part D submissions from retail pharmacy, according to an Office of Inspector General report published last week.

May 14, 2012

A "live help" feature, detailed information about products and services, and access to personal account information are the three most important features consumers expect to find at a company's website, according to an annual survey by Oracle.