April 13, 2012

Walmart and healthcare partner Humana are out with a new prescription drug program called Rx4Value that guarantees savings and relies on the proven strategy of improving affordability by restricting choice to generic drugs.

April 13, 2012

“We want to make sure we’re talking to our members where and how they want to be spoken to.”
 That was something Sam’s Club VP health and family care Jason Reiser said to me for the special report we did on the company that appeared on the cover of our April 2 issue.

April 12, 2012

Albertsons LLC earlier this week announced the closure of 13 stores across the Sunshine State, leaving only four locations in the Orlando, Fla., area, according to published reports.

April 12, 2012

AstraZeneca has launched a new drug for treating high blood pressure, the company said Thursday.

April 12, 2012

After more than 1 million people voted in Walmart's "Get On The Shelf Competition," America has chosen its top 10 most innovative products it would like to see on Walmart's shelves.

April 12, 2012

Clorox has partnered with the National Association of Hispanic Nurses to launch a new healthcare resource for Hispanic families.

April 12, 2012

After projecting that consumers likely would spend the same or more at retail this spring, Deloitte reported Thursday that its Consumer Spending Index climbed in March, marking only the third monthly increase over the past 12 months.

April 12, 2012

Looking to help men embarrassed of their back hair, Dermovation has launched BrazilianBack, a do-it-yourself back hair removal product.

April 12, 2012

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy has appointed a longtime specialty pharmacy executive to its executive team, the company said Thursday.

April 12, 2012

Domino Foods is expanding its lineup of sweeteners by adding new items to its Domino and C&H sugar brands.

April 12, 2012

Dr. Fresh, an oral care products manufacturer known for its FireFly toothbrush, has entered a new licensing agreement to serve as the exclusive U.S. manufacturer and marketer of Angry Birds-branded oral care products.

April 12, 2012

For the first time, the Extreme Truckers Show radio program, with host Rich Miller, will broadcast live from the HTAA Healthy Trucking Summit show floor, the Healthy Trucking Association of America announced earlier this week.

April 12, 2012

Nutrition bar company Forward Foods on Thursday announced the addition of the Detour Lean Muscle cookies n' cream flavor to its existing line of protein bars.

April 12, 2012

ABC Studios is set to release the first seasons for four of its newest shows on DVD just weeks after their respective season finales.

April 12, 2012

Hisamitsu America on Wednesday announced the company shipped a season's supply of their topical pain treatment Salonpas products to Jeremy Lin, the New York Knicks point guard who recently underwent surgery to repair a chronic meniscus tear in his knee and is expected to be off the court for about six weeks.

April 12, 2012

Generic drug maker Impax Labs is challenging the patent protection on a drug used to treat postherpetic neuralgia, the company said Thursday.

April 12, 2012

Johnson's Baby on Thursday announced the launch of a new charitable platform: Johnson's Baby Cares.

April 12, 2012

Kinney Drugs announced on Thursday that supervising pharmacist James Murphy has been named the Kinney Drugs 2011 Pharmacist of the Year.

April 12, 2012

Nielsen and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business said they plan to offer comprehensive historical perspective on consumer purchases to all U.S.-based academic researchers for the first time.

April 12, 2012

Perrigo on Thursday announced that it has initiated shipments of its guaifenesin extended-release tablets in the 600-mg strength, a generic version of Mucinex.

April 12, 2012

Peter Rabbit Organics has expanded its lineup of fruit and vegetable puree snacks.

April 12, 2012

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare on Wednesday partnered with an Albany, N.Y. organization, the CURE Foundation, to refurbish a trolley to be used to shuttle area youth to and from after-school activities.

April 12, 2012

Despite running fewer stores, Rite Aid grew its sales and narrowed its losses during the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2012, thanks to a boost in its loyalty card program membership, a longer fiscal year and the continuing dispute between Walgreens and Express Scripts.

April 12, 2012

Sam's Club is expanding its presence in western Texas with the opening of a newly relocated store.