January 6, 2014

Rite Aid is stepping up its flu shot promotions as flu activity increases.

January 6, 2014

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare and Walgreens teamed up to launch Sponsorship to Quit, a free online quit-smoking gamification program that smokers can personalize with customized tools and tips during their journey to quit.

January 6, 2014

Kleenex brand is partnering with fashion industry icon Isaac Mizrahi to produce four new designs for the Kleenex Expressions line of products.

January 6, 2014

Living Essentials announced a donation of $344,269.20 to Living Beyond Breast Cancer, a national nonprofit education and support organization serving women and families affected by breast cancer.

January 6, 2014

According to new research from Mintel, nearly 6-in-10 Americans who are current energy drink or shot users say they worry about the safety of these beverages.

January 6, 2014

Minute Maid Juices to Go will welcome two new flavors to its product line.

January 6, 2014

Nail care brand Nicole by OPI and Dove Dark Chocolate are ringing in the New Year with the launch of the "Discover Your Dark Side in the New Year Sweepstakes."

January 6, 2014

Procter & Gamble’s Old Spice has revamped its lineup of men’s body sprays with new, first-in-category Re-fresh Technology, which promises to eliminate the need for guys to overspray or reapply throughout the day.

January 6, 2014

Supermarket chain Raley's Family of Fine Stores has hired an Austin, Texas-based company to help it launch a new social media rewards program.

January 6, 2014

Shopko is the latest retailer to offer prescriptions at no upfront cost to customers who have enrolled in the new health insurance marketplaces but haven't received their identification cards.

January 6, 2014

InComm, a leading prepaid product and transaction services company, announced that six health plans across Arizona and Texas will be providing over-the-counter benefits through Medagate, InComm's healthcare platform.

January 6, 2014

South Beach Diet unveiled a new addition to its family of nutritious and convenient snacks — the South Beach Diet 100 Calorie Smoothie in chocolate truffle flavor.

January 6, 2014

A professor at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy has been named the first Rite Aid professor in community pharmacy, the school said.

January 6, 2014

VoicePort announced that they have launched their Medication Synchronization Program, SynchroScript, along with two of their other adherence services with Tops Friendly Markets Pharmacy, of Williamsville, N.Y.

January 6, 2014

Walgreens reported December sales of $7.2 billion, an increase of 7.2%. Sales in comparable stores increased by 6.1% in December.

January 3, 2014

“How do we develop and maintain higher level strategic partnerships?” That was the theme of the recent Drug Store Industry Issues Summit in New York in December. Once a year, senior retail and manufacturing leaders get together to review the ever changing dynamics around how we create value for each other while satisfying the needs of the shopper.

January 3, 2014

Serious discussion about the possibility of officially granting healthcare provider status to pharmacists is among the achievements that a pharmacy professional group cited as it welcomed the new year.

January 3, 2014

The Consumer Electronics Association on Thursday forecast that the evolution of U.S. healthcare will result in a more than 142% increase over the next five years in personal health-and-wellness product sales and software and service revenues.

January 3, 2014

Comedian Chelsea Handler and 7UP TEN are teaming up to bring a fresh challenge to Americans for 2014.

January 3, 2014

Due to the holiday rush and related closings, Chain Store Age has extended the deadline for its 32nd annual Retail Store of the Year design competition until Wednesday, Jan. 8.

January 3, 2014

H-E-B is opening its annual Slim Down Showdown challenge to all Texans this year, according to published reports.

January 3, 2014

IMS Health is looking to go public, the healthcare industry research and analytics company said.

January 3, 2014

Regional chain Kinney Drugs is the latest to offer prescriptions at no upfront cost to some customers who have enrolled in Obamacare, according to published reports.

January 3, 2014

L'Oréal Professionnel, a salon-exclusive brand, has tapped actress Kirsten Dunst — lead actress of Hossein Amini's thriller “The Two Faces of January,” to be released in 2014 — to be its very first L'Oréal Professionnel spokeswoman.