April 18, 2013

A federal court ruling has allowed Actavis to relaunch a generic contraceptive drug, the company said.

April 18, 2013

Burgeoning manufacturing company Accelerated Manufacturing Solutions is anticipating an exciting year ahead as it celebrates two key achievements: the launch of its new brand of soft cosmetic bags and travel cases, which has already gained distribution at Walmart, and being awarded the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council certification for woman-owned businesses.

April 18, 2013

Coke Zero has seen double-digit sales growth over the last five years, according to the company, and Coke is hoping to increase those numbers even more this summer with the release of Caffeine Free Coke Zero.

April 18, 2013

CVS Caremark has announced that it will come together with the Boston business community to support The One Fund Boston, established by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino to raise money for victims and families who have been affected by the Boston Marathon tragedy.

April 18, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy has several new programs in the works to promote health and wellness among its employees, the company said.

April 18, 2013

Haagen-Dazs welcomed the newest member to its product family with seven flavors of gelato available nationwide.

April 18, 2013

Generic drug maker Hospira has appointed Matt Stober as its SVP operations, the company said.

April 18, 2013

Rite Aid board member Michel Coutu has resigned, effective Wednesday, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

April 18, 2013

Mike's Hard Lemonade is expanding its line of product offerings with the addition of several new entries in the beer and cider categories, the company announced this week.

April 18, 2013

A new study by Kaiser Permanente finds that a large percentage of women with osteoporosis fail to pick up new prescriptions for the condition.

April 18, 2013

“It’s time to unlock the gates to the primary care club” and allow nurse practitioners to practice to the full extent of their education and training. That was a key message of a physician-authored article in Slate magazine.

April 18, 2013

Stop & Shop is marking Earth Day on Monday by emphasizing the measures it has taken to reduce its effects on the environment, the Ahold USA-owned supermarket banner said.

April 18, 2013

Stop & Shop will sponsor a healthy-eating summit for middle schoolers in New Jersey on Thursday, the supermarket chain said.

April 18, 2013

Tea of a Kind, a tea beverage company, announced a wide distribution expansion into retail pharmacies, grocery stores and supermarkets in Northern California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and more.

April 17, 2013

Royal Ahold CEO Dick Boer expressed condolences for the victims of Monday's bombing of the Boston Marathon in a meeting with shareholders Wednesday.

April 17, 2013

On May 6, Budweiser will introduce a new bowtie-shaped aluminum can to hit store shelves.

April 17, 2013

Results of a survey indicate a positive response among patients to redesigned patient medication information distributed to patients at retail pharmacy chains in two states as part of an eight-week program.

April 17, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a modification to a program added to the labeling of an obesity drug to ensure patient safety.

April 17, 2013

Costco and IRI announced Wednesday that they will change a program that the club retailer describes as a single, global solution for category, point-of-sale and supply chain tracking, as well as extend the program to Mexico.

April 17, 2013

NorthWest Specialty Baking Mixes announced this week the introduction of new branded baking mixes: Dassant Classics.

April 17, 2013

The way women depict themselves is dramatically different from how others perceive them. That’s according to the research findings by Unilever’s Dove brand.

April 17, 2013

Dr Pepper announced “Be the Next /1” — a national consumer contest that offers fans the chance to star in upcoming national TV and digital advertising.

April 17, 2013

Following the 2012 launch of its Micro-Pedi home pedicure tool, Emjoi is now adding two new attachments — the Micro-Pedi Precision Kit and the Micro-Pedi Manicure Kit — that will turn any Micro-Pedi into a complete foot and hand care system.

April 17, 2013

A Food and Drug Administration panel has recommended that the agency approve an experimental drug for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease made by GlaxoSmithKline and Theravance, the two companies said.