January 12, 2012

Prasco Labs will act as the distributor for an authorized generic version of a Shire anticonvulsant drug, the company said Thursday.

January 12, 2012

Roche on Wednesday announced it has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for its Accu-Chek Nano SmartView blood-glucose monitoring system.

January 12, 2012

Target's board of directors has approved a new $5 billion share repurchase program, which will be implemented upon the completion of the company's current $10 billion program.

January 12, 2012

U.S. Nonwovens is looking to market its Dual Pod technology for consumer packaged goods companies that operate or are looking to operate in the cleaning/laundry category.

January 12, 2012

Sales at 99 Cents Only Stores rose 10.6% to $403.9 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2012 over sales of $365.4 milllion for the same quarter last year.

January 12, 2012

Walgreens on Thursday declared a regular quarterly dividend of 22.5 cents per share, a 28.6% increase over the year-ago dividend. The dividend is payable March 12, 2012, to shareholders of record Feb. 17, 2012.

January 12, 2012

Stonyfield has appointed a new chief executive.

January 11, 2012

A special focus on its diabetes franchise will define Amylin Pharmaceuticals' corporate strategy, the company's chief executive said at a recent conference sponsored by J.P. Morgan.

January 11, 2012

A maker of frozen Indian cuisine has gained halal certification for all of its chicken and lamb dishes through the Islamic Society of North America.

January 11, 2012

Fleming Pharmaceuticals has sold rights of several of its products to Valeant International, Fleming said Wednesday.

January 11, 2012

The maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

January 11, 2012

On Tuesday, IBM released its final benchmark announcement for the 2011 holiday season, detailing a continued strong performance for mobile, as well as an overall increase in online spending for December 2011.

January 11, 2012

Just two years after launching its GoLean Crisp! line, Kashi announced that it has added a new cereal to the mix.

January 11, 2012

After announcing that it has set its sights on transforming into a digital company, Kodak has filed patent infringement suits against Apple and HTC in an effort to protect some of its patents relating to digital imaging technology.

January 11, 2012

A new series of fitness DVDs that promotes long and lean muscle development has made its debut.

January 11, 2012

Nielsen is looking to boost its position as a leader in total store reporting and analytics by acquiring a provider of customized information for the fresh food business environment.

January 11, 2012

The National Retail Federation announced that it has issued an open letter to President Obama, urging him to call for action on initiatives that support a strong retail sector when he delivers his State of the Union address later this month.

January 11, 2012

PZ Cussons, a consumer products group in Europe, Asia and Africa, is expanding its beauty division with the acquisition of the Fudge hair care brand from Australia-based Sabre Group.

January 11, 2012

Fresh & Easy is slated to close 12 underperforming stores.

January 11, 2012

The Retail Industry Leaders Association announced that Kirt Johnson will join the association as VP tax policy.

January 11, 2012

Hair care company Salon Grafix has announced the release of its new Healthy Hair Nutrition product line.

January 11, 2012

Supermarket operator Spartan Stores and gas station operator Speedway are expanding a fuel-discount program to all of Michigan, the companies said Wednesday.

January 11, 2012

Supervalu said it is sticking to its "8 Plays to Win" strategy, a multipronged plan designed to benefit the company and its customers, despite reporting several losses during the third quarter.

January 10, 2012

Grocer A&P has announced plans to shutter 14 stores in four states as it prepares to emerge from bankruptcy.