April 23, 2012

Giant Eagle celebrated Earth Day this past weekend by giving away reusable bags to its Facebook fans free of charge.

April 23, 2012

J. M. Smucker has promoted one of its corporate officers.

April 23, 2012

Jimmy Dean has boosted its breakfast bowl lineup with a new addition.

April 23, 2012

The Upsher-Smith Party and the Time Warner-Colgate Party were among the events Sunday night at the 2012 NACDS Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Fla.

April 23, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has elected new officers for the coming year.

April 23, 2012

Procter & Gamble announced that its Olay brand is looking to recognize 1 million moms by Mother's Day through a new Facebook campaign.

April 23, 2012

The U.S. organic industry grew by nearly 10% to $31.5 billion in 2011, according to the Organic Trade Association's 2012 organic industry survey.

April 23, 2012

Par Pharmaceutical has bought rights to a generic drug for gastroesophageal reflux disease from Handa Pharmaceuticals, Par said.

April 23, 2012

Pfizer is selling its nutrition business to Nestle for $11.85 billion, Pfizer said Monday.

April 23, 2012

In practical everyday terms, does it matter to the community or health system pharmacist that the Food and Drug Administration is forging ties with other agencies worldwide and becoming more international in its outlook and focus? You bet.

April 23, 2012

Sam's Club will host a supplier fair this week in Bentonville, Ark., through the company's supplier diversity program.

April 23, 2012

Suave Professionals has launched a new contest on its Spanish-language Facebook page with help from the brand's Keratin Infusion line.

April 23, 2012

It seems that many U.S. adults are unaware of what inoculations are government-recommended vaccinations, while more than half are not diligent about regular checkups with their primary care physician, according to a Walgreens survey.

April 23, 2012

Watson Pharmaceuticals announced the launch of an authorized generic version of a drug used to lower blood glucose in patients with Type 2 diabetes.

April 22, 2012

The Drug Store News Group on Sunday co-hosted a breakfast with CVS Caremark. Larry Merlo, CVS Caremark president and CEO, shared with attendees CVS’ focus on leveraging personalization opportunities, through both marketing and assortment, to engender loyalty. And suppliers were introduced to new CVS/pharmacy president Mark Cosby and chief merchant Judy Sansone.

April 22, 2012

Steve Anderson recalled during Sunday morning’s State of the Association address how when he started as the president and CEO of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores five years ago, people were interested to see what his eyes would discover at NACDS and within community pharmacy that might help make a difference for the future. Anderson said that today he answers that question in the same way he did back then: “Every day my eyes see something fresh in what you do — in the innovative offerings of community pharmacy.”

April 22, 2012

The Opening Celebration at the 2012 NACDS Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Fla.

April 22, 2012

As Greg Wasson, president and CEO of Walgreens, settles into his new role as incoming chairman of NACDS, Drug Store News caught up with him to get his thoughts on his new role and his industry perspectives.

April 22, 2012

Your store may be turning off potential customers without your even knowing it. Plenty of fully functional stores have this problem. How can you be sure yours isn’t one of them?

April 21, 2012

More than 250 executives joined Anda for its 5th Annual Supply Chain Symposium here Thursday and Friday.

April 21, 2012

What would you do if you discovered something that inspired you, something that made you feel better about today and more optimistic about tomorrow? You would embrace it, and that’s exactly what many National Association of Chain Drug Stores member organizations have discovered and embraced in SIFE, a global nonprofit with a unique value proposition that touches lives in lasting ways.

April 21, 2012

At the Cabanas at the 2012 NACDS Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Fla.

April 21, 2012

The Revlon Party and the First Dance Party — sponsored by Energizer, Hallmark and Kellogg — were among the events Friday night at the 2012 NACDS Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Fla.

April 21, 2012

Drug Store News recently spoke with Greg Bradley, president and CEO of Advantage Consumer Healthcare (Booth #368) about the OTC healthcare space.