January 20, 2012

Walgreens’ contract with Express Scripts expired, and millions of Walgreens customers covered by ESI were forced to either move their pharmacy business or come up with some other way to stick with Walgreens. Drug Store News interviewed Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson on what the company is doing to hold on to those customers and how it is appealing to payers.

January 20, 2012

Celebrity Denise Richards announced on her blog on Jan. 2 that she has teamed up with stylist Cristophe to create her own hair care line.

January 20, 2012

Safeway on Friday announced that employees volunteered more than 1 million hours in 2011 as a result of a companywide effort to mobilize its work force and transform communities.

January 20, 2012

Coty’s Sally Hansen brand has teamed up with pop star Avril Lavigne to launch a limited-edition collection of edgy Salon Effects real nail polish strips designs.

January 20, 2012

Sam's Club is set to open its newly relocated store in Baton Rouge, La., on Jan. 26.

January 20, 2012

A mass merchandise retailer based in the Midwest has become the latest chain to join the move toward smartphone apps that allow customers to manage their pharmacy prescriptions.

January 20, 2012

Slim Fast and The Biggest Loser diets were identified as among the leading diets by U.S. News & World Report earlier this month.

January 20, 2012

Flawless, luminous skin is in, and with spring about to spring, you can bet that beauty mavens will continue their search for face makeup that helps their skin glow.


January 20, 2012

People who suffer from sleep disturbances are at major risk for obesity, diabetes and coronary artery disease, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

January 20, 2012

Approximately 13% of smokers do not disclose their tobacco habit to their healthcare provider, according to a recent survey released by the American Legacy Foundation.

January 20, 2012

The news that Take Care Health Systems now enables patients to schedule an appointment online, as well as in the clinic, is important as it further demonstrates the clinic operator’s commitment to delivering convenient access to high-quality, affordable healthcare services. Furthermore, the added convenience comes at a time when the convenient care industry is gearing up for growth.

January 20, 2012

Safeway on Friday said that the leader of its Vons division will retire after serving in the role for more than 10 years.

January 20, 2012

Walgreens in early January brought the latest example of its flagship retail pharmacy to life in Chicago. And, like it’s counterpart in New York, the interactive technology really sets the store apart from traditional retail pharmacy experiences.

January 20, 2012

Most new and renewed health plans will be required to cover preventive services for women without cost sharing starting in August, according to guidelines announced Friday by the Department of Health and Human Services.

January 20, 2012

A new collection of contemporary candles has entered the market.

January 19, 2012

Ahold experienced several bright spots during its fourth quarter and full year, the Dutch supermarket company said.

January 19, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve a drug for Type 2 diabetes made by Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca, saying it needs additional clinical data, the companies said Thursday.

January 19, 2012

Clio Designs, which launched in 2004 its longneck DIY cordless rechargeable body shaver, is aiming to revolutionize the men’s body grooming industry yet again with the introduction of its new Hypergroom Body Groomer.

January 19, 2012

Dannon is showcasing its Greek yogurt line with a new advertisement that will debut during Super Bowl XLVI.

January 19, 2012

Ethnic hair care brand Dr. Miracle’s has introduced its new Curl Care by Dr. Miracle’s, its first-ever specialty collection designed specifically to treat and maintain kinky, curly and wavy hair.

January 19, 2012

Fresh & Easy has introduced its own line of vitamins and supplements that includes 20 products.

January 19, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a lower-dose formulation of a drug made by Gilead Sciences for treating HIV in children, the company said.

January 19, 2012

H-E-B is committed to improve the health of its customers by providing them with fresh, healthy and affordable food, and by supporting their healthy eating and weight-loss goals.

January 19, 2012

After weeks of speculation, Kodak and its U.S. subsidiaries officially filed voluntary petitions for Chapter 11 business reorganization.