April 16, 2012

Mountain Dew has tapped its spokespeople for its new campaign.

April 16, 2012

The National Community Pharmacists Association announced its recognition of the fifth annual "Protect Your Pharmacy Week" beginning Monday.

April 16, 2012

Kimberly-Clark announced that its Scott Naturals brand has earned the Green Good Housekeeping Seal for three products.

April 16, 2012

A Motivate division that exclusively focuses on the 55-plus consumer demographic has announced the launch of a new digital media platform.

April 16, 2012

An earlier Easter holiday and unseasonably warmer weather prompted U.S. retail sales to steadily climb in March, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Monday.

April 16, 2012

Stop & Shop's New York metro division is inviting customers to help support pediatric cancer research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center through the retailer's annual Triple Winner Game.

April 16, 2012

Supervalu on Monday announced three new executive appointments following the departure of Sue Klug, president of its Albertsons Southern California division.

April 16, 2012

Walgreens and Car Charging Group on Monday announced the expansion of EV charging services to 13 Walgreens locations in Orlando and Tampa/St. Petersburg, Fla.

April 16, 2012

Lilly Diabetes and Walgreens on Monday launched an awareness campaign at 43 Walgreens pharmacies throughout the Indianapolis area on the consequences of hypoglycemia.

April 16, 2012

Walmart announced that Google's VP local and maps Marissa Mayer will be up for election to the board at the company's annual shareholders' meeting on June 1. If elected, Mayer would become the 16th member of the board.

April 13, 2012

Several health-and-wellness programs targeting professional drivers have been gaining traction in the past few months. And for the consumer packaged goods industry, professional drivers represent a crucial cog in the whole supply chain.

April 13, 2012

Crunchies Food Company, maker of freeze-dried fruit and veggie snacks, has launched single-serving Munch Paks. The individual packs are perfect for kids’ lunches and come in six fruit flavors and four veggie flavors.


April 13, 2012

Dollar General has pledged its support of the White House's Joining Forces initiative, which promotes private sector employment for members of the military community.

April 13, 2012

“You vs. Flu … you win with a flu shot!” Of course, patients aren’t the only winners now that pharmacies are actively touting their flu shot and other vaccination services. It’s quick. It’s easy. And it’s driving the number of flu shots delivered each season. 


April 13, 2012

The key to smelling success in the fragrance category is to unlock the segment — literally. Yet, finding ways to successfully enhance the shopping experience through sampling always has been a bit tricky for mass market retailers.

April 13, 2012

A lot of retailers offer screenings for everything from diabetes to allergies, but what sets Sam’s Club apart is the scale on which it delivers them.

April 13, 2012

Drug companies invested nearly $50 billion in research and development in 2011, according to a new report by a drug industry trade group.

April 13, 2012

Fitness sells. And with the number of seniors looking to maintain their health and wellness by staying active, fitness sells well. 


April 13, 2012

A recent study by market research company NPD Group found that most men are using some sort of grooming product today, such as shave, hair care and fragrance; however, only 25% of men are currently using facial skin care products.

April 13, 2012

Get set for another decade of explosive growth throughout the over-the-counter category with the familiar switch as a catalyst. 


April 13, 2012

Obesity has risen dramatically across the United States in the last 30 years, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third of the U.S. population is obese, including 17% of children and adolescents.


April 13, 2012

With the rise in people diagnosed with complex illnesses like cancers, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis, Crohn’s disease and rare genetic disorders, the need for specialty pharmacies to deal with the complex drug regimens they require will rise as well.


April 13, 2012

Electronic prescribing has long been touted as a way to reduce medication errors and healthcare costs, but one retail pharmacy chain has found another use for it.


April 13, 2012

It was the cough, cold and flu season that wasn’t. The percentage of patient visits on account of influenza-like illnesses never eclipsed the 2.4% baseline that typically marks the beginning and end of a flu season.