February 6, 2012

In an effort to raise awareness of women's heart health educational programs, an actress and a fashion designer have joined Diet Coke and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute's The Heart Truth campaign.

February 6, 2012

Supermarket chain Giant Food has acquired two supermarkets in the Baltimore area from another company, Giant said.

February 6, 2012

Hostess is making one of its limited-edition treats a full-time staple.

February 6, 2012

Now in its sixth season as the official cosmetics sponsor of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York, Maybelline New York has announced its lineup of sponsorships and initiatives.

February 6, 2012

More fans wished New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning well before his Super Bowl win Sunday than fans of the opposing quarterback — New England's Tom Brady.

February 6, 2012

Mylan has completed its acquisition of two skin drugs from Valeant Pharmaceuticals, the generic drug maker said Monday.

February 6, 2012

Leaders of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Monday urged Regional Chain Conference attendees to participate in NACDS RxImpact Day on Capitol Hill, a key initiative designed to shape the public policy arena.

February 6, 2012

In the five years since he has led the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, president and CEO Steve Anderson has operated under a sound policy; so simple, it is the advice he gives his own children: “We don’t start any fights — but we sure are going to finish them.” On Monday, Anderson and NACDS chairman Bob Loeffler, who also serves as H-E-B chief administrative officer, told NACDS Regional Chain Conference attendees that now they are going to take that fight to the PBM lobby.

February 6, 2012

Procter & Gamble’s new Secret Outlast antiperspirant and deodorant collection is partnering with Jenni Pulos of Bravo’s “Flipping Out” to help women confidently conquer their long days with the 48-hour odor protection of Secret Outlast.

February 6, 2012

Ralcorp Holdings officially has turned its Post cereal business into a tax-free spinoff to Ralcorp shareholders.

February 6, 2012

U.S. retail e-commerce sales experienced a strong finish in 2011, putting sales for the full year well ahead of 2010, according to ComScore.

February 6, 2012

In honor of American Heart Month, Sam's Club announced it will be hosting free heart health screenings on Feb. 11 at all locations with a pharmacy.

February 6, 2012

TeleBrands has launched Sticky Buddy, a new reusable sticky roller that is designed to remove hair, crumbs and more without ruining fabrics.

February 6, 2012

Pregnant women with diabetes are almost four times more likely to have a baby with a birth defect than women without the condition, and the likelihood is linked to the mother's glucose level, according to a new study released by Newcastle University Monday.

February 6, 2012

Tic Tac has unveiled its first-ever 360-degree marketing campaign, the brand announced Monday.

February 6, 2012

Reckitt Benckiser’s depilatory brand Veet has inked a year-long partnership with celebrity ballroom dancing pro and TV personality Cheryl Burke.

February 6, 2012

Walmart is following through on its commitment to give consumers the best access to affordable, nutritious foods by donating $9.5 million in grants to organizations with a shared mission of promoting healthy eating habits.

February 3, 2012

The American Diabetes Association has appointed Robert Ratner to serve as chief scientific and medical officer of the organization, effective May 7.

February 3, 2012

The impact of the failed Express Scripts negotiations on Walgreens' sales has been significant to date, as evidenced by Walgreens' January sales release issued Friday.

February 3, 2012

Beef jerky brand Jack Link's has introduced an online Valentine's Day promotion.

February 3, 2012

The move by Katz Group to shed its independent and franchise businesses marks a shift in the Canadian market and likely sets the stage for even more changes north of the border. And while it remains unclear just how the pharmacy retail landscape in Canada will look in the years ahead, what is clear is that the winds of change are blowing, and industry eyes will remain fixed on the Canadian market, perhaps now more than ever.

February 3, 2012

Max-Wellness is preparing to introduce its “Wellness-in-a-Box” concept — an automated dispensing device located in a variety of unique venues featuring health-and-wellness products that customers can purchase at any time using a debit or credit card. The concept is slated to make its debut in March, the company stated.

February 3, 2012

Nestlé is spotlighting some of its most popular brands with new seasonal items.

February 3, 2012

For all the fears about the patent cliff, at least one disease state seems to be on the up-and-up in terms of new drug development and new products.