August 6, 2013

Campbell Soup Co. today announced the appointment of Ed Carolan as president of U.S. Retail, and Tim Hassett as SVP and general manager of Away from Home, and chief customer officer of Campbell North America. Both will report to Mark Alexander, president, Campbell North America

August 6, 2013

Crossmark, a sales and marketing services company, is looking to acquire Marketing Werks, an independent consumer-engagement company.

August 6, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic heart disease drug made by Lupin, the Indian drug maker said.

August 6, 2013

GNC Holdings concluded its Total Lean Challenge and Sweepstakes, rewarding 13 participants with a share of $25,000 in cash and prizes.

August 6, 2013

Hospira posted sales of $1 billion during second quarter 2013, a 0.7% decrease compared with second quarter 2012, the generic drug maker said.

August 6, 2013

Jewel-Osco, which is owned by New Albertsons, has named Jim Rice as VP of operations for Jewel-Osco.

August 6, 2013

Last month, Schoolies, a line of preschool books and flash cards published by Priddy Books, a division of Macmillan Children's Publishing Group, launched into mass, book, specialty and online retailers across the country in time for the back-to-school seson. Now, the company is set to launch nine new titles for spring 2014.

August 6, 2013

Mobile pharmacy technology company Mscripts has launched Web Pharmacy, which will allow pharmacies to offer patients an integrated and branded web and mobile environment to manage their health and prescription needs, the company said Tuesday.

August 6, 2013

Mylan's sales ticked up slightly in second quarter 2013, compared with the same period last year, the company said.

August 6, 2013

“We're asking the pharmacists to be proactive in their communication rather than reactive.”

That’s Andrew Markievich, manager of pharmacy clinical programs for Ahold USA, the big Dutch-based owner-operator of U.S. supermarket chains like Stop & Shop and Giant Food in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic region. Speaking to Drug Store News’ Alaric DeArment, Markievich was describing a new campaign at Ahold USA’s more than 560 food-store pharmacies “to take a more active, deliberate role in communicating with our patients.”

August 6, 2013

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Gluten Free Thin Crust Pizza Dough and Gluten Free Pie and Pastry Dough are now available in most major grocery stores nationwide.

August 6, 2013

Canadian pharmacy retailer Rexall has announced the launch of MyRexall, providing its customers with the ability to view and print their personal medication records online at Rexall.ca.

August 6, 2013

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy's online education center has received an endorsement from a university in Chicago, NASP said.

August 6, 2013

A new system allows members of Sears Holdings' Shop Your Way loyalty program to donate the same way they would give to a wedding registry.

August 6, 2013

Target is acquiring online skin care site DermStore, the mass merchandise retailer said Tuesday.

August 6, 2013

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service announced it has awarded a multi-year contract to SpeedFC to build and maintain an ecommerce platform, replacing a proprietary legacy environment.

August 6, 2013

It’s show time! Jam-packed with all of the excitement that is Las Vegas, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo has officially kicked off. As you gear up for the next few days and embark on this game-changing event, DSN has compiled a list of 10 key things to do at NACDS TSE.

August 6, 2013

A new report from UnitedHealthcare released Monday discusses engagement strategies and incentives used by its employees that contributed to improved workforce health and $107 million in healthcare cost-savings in the first 36 months, illustrating how employers can play a valuable role in spurring employees to take action to improve their health.

August 6, 2013

Valeant Pharmaceuticals announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Bausch + Lomb.

August 6, 2013

According to a Walgreens back-to-school survey released Tuesday, parents of school-age children report a significant number are fans of cartoon brands well into high school.

August 6, 2013

Wegmans Food Markets will make its first delivery of 18,324 pounds of non-perishable food to the Manna Food Center, the grocer announced.

August 6, 2013

Successful consumer wellness programs aren't only about generating sales across a broad selection of better-for-you products, they're about cultivating a lifestyle choice among consumers.

August 5, 2013

Soupman, the parent company of soup brand the Original SoupMan, is proud to announce that for the first time they can say, "Soup for Walmart."

August 5, 2013

Accardi Clinical Pharmacy, an independent community pharmacy in Orange City, Fla., is this year’s recipient of the Good Neighbor Pharmacy of the Year award, AmerisourceBergen announced Monday.