September 10, 2013

Walmart announced today that starting Sept. 21 consumers will be able to receive immediate credit toward the purchase of a new smartphone when they trade in their current smartphone at more than 3,600 participating Wal-Mart stores and Sam's Club locations across the United States.

September 10, 2013

Stander has entered the kinesiology tape market with StrengthTape.

September 10, 2013

Generic drugs have been on a roll with their share of total prescriptions dispensed in the country seeming to increase on a nearly constant basis. But it appears the peak is coming soon.

September 10, 2013

The oral care market is likely to continue to experience an upswing in sales going forward, but there are opportunities for even greater growth.

September 10, 2013

A study published by the Annals of Family Medicine found that 30.5% of adults seeking vaccinations did so during the evening (17.4%), on the weekend (10.2%) or on a holiday (2.9%), such as Columbus Day or Veterans Day.

September 10, 2013

This year's spring allergy season has been characterized by a late start. "The allergy season was very weak in February and March, and even the beginning of April [was] very weak," William Peters, CFO and VP finance for Hi-Tech Pharmacal, told analysts in July.

September 10, 2013

What a difference a year will make. While sales of antacid tablets were down 1.3% to $2 billion for the 52 weeks ended July 14 across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI, the entire category ought to have made a significant resurgence by this time next year.

September 10, 2013

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has introduced a generic version of an antibiotic drug kit, the company said.

September 10, 2013

Another new delivery system recently introduced into the antacid space is Tummy Co's Relief OTC Antacid, an orange cream-flavored liquid that offers immediate relief with the ingredients calcium carbonate, potassium bicarbonate and sodium bicarbonate.

September 10, 2013

Financial firm Deloitte recently leveraged a gamification platform, called Badgeville, to augment its Deloitte Leadership Academy, a digital executive training program that's deployed across 50,000 executives at more than 150 companies. The gamification elements included ranks and rewards to be showcased in participant profiles, missions and leaderboards.

September 10, 2013

A new line of high-functioning compression socks with a flair for fashion is now available, the sock maker has announced.

September 10, 2013

Wahl Clipper has introduced a new line of all-natural pet cleaning products, including dog deodorant and easy-rinse shampoos.

September 10, 2013

Walgreens announced its acquisition of Kerr Drug, a privately-held regional pharmacy chain in North Carolina, to include both Kerr's retail drug stores and specialty pharmacy business.

September 10, 2013

Wellco Brands' debut product Healerz For Noses was selected for Walmart's Get On The Shelf contest earlier this year.

September 10, 2013

Xcentric recently launched Novarnica, a spray-on arnica product, in the Canadian market in January, and over the first three months generated $3 million in sales.

September 10, 2013

Private investment firm Yucaipa Cos., which was founded by billionaire Ron Burkle, has announced that it plans to acquire Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market from U.K.-based Tesco PLC.

September 9, 2013

Albertson’s LLC announced that it intends to acquire Lubbock, Texas-based United Supermarkets, which operates 50 retail stores under the United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos banners.

September 9, 2013

Boehringer Ingelheim Consumer Health Care on Monday announced the introduction of Captain Zantac, the new face of the Zantac brand.

September 9, 2013

Bolthouse Farms, a Campbell Soup Co. brand, announced Monday three new limited-edition beverages to hit grocery store shelves this holiday season.

September 9, 2013

The CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation has launched a new website and customer relationship management software program, the group said Monday.

September 9, 2013

CVS/pharmacy officially announced on Monday new introductions to its fragrance and body care line, Essence of Beauty.

September 9, 2013

Giant Food has started offering flu vaccinations at all of its in-store pharmacies, the supermarket chain said.

September 9, 2013

Giant Food of Landover, Md., division president Anthony Hucker is leaving his position, effective Friday, parent company Ahold USA said Monday.

September 9, 2013

The Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists will recognize an Illinois pharmacy professor with a professional award.