January 13, 2015

NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson released a statement highlighting the important role that pharmacists play and praised the increased recognition by lawmakers and the nation’s governors.

 

January 13, 2015

RB (formerly called Reckitt Benckiser) has unveiled its new Amopé Pedi Perfect electronic foot file.

January 13, 2015

Prasco Labs., Takeda Pharmacuetical Company Limited and Takeda's wholly owned subsidiary Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A. on Tuesday announced that Prasco and TPUSA entered into a distribution and supply agreement for the rights to distribute colchicine tablets, USP, the authorized generic of Colcrys tablets. 

 

January 13, 2015

Specialty grocer The Fresh Market has appointed Sean Crane as interim CEO, effective immediately.

January 13, 2015

The flu is beginning to proliferate across the West, according to the latest Walgreens Flu Index report released Tuesday. 

January 13, 2015

Walgreens on Tuesday announced the launch of Well Beyond HIV, a national campaign highlighting people aging well beyond their HIV diagnosis.

January 12, 2015

Crossmark announced the opening of a new office in Deerfield, Ill., to make it easier for manufacturer clients to collaborate with Walgreens. 

 

January 12, 2015

AmerisourceBergen on Monday acquired MWI Veterinary Supply, the leading animal health distribution company in the United States, for $2.5 billion.

January 12, 2015

Halfway through the 2014-15 flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that antiviral medications are being underutilized. 

January 12, 2015

The Council for Responsible Nutrition Foundation on Monday announced it has pledged additional grants — now totaling more than $2.1 million — to the National Advertising Division.

January 12, 2015

Estée Lauder has completed its acquisition of Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, the fragrance brand established by perfumer Frédéric Malle. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

January 12, 2015

In a first-of-its-kind randomized clinical trial, researchers from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and collaborators have shown the benefits of a personalized approach to smoking treatment, based on how quickly smokers break down nicotine in their bodies.

January 12, 2015

Dollar Tree believes it will need to divest fewer than 300 locations in its pursuit of Family Dollar, the dollar store operator announced.

January 12, 2015

M&M's brand on Sunday introduced a new television commercial, which put M&M's Crispy in the spotlight. The candy returned to store shelves after a decade-long hiatus thanks to consumer demand.

January 12, 2015

Marsh Supermarkets and inMarket have announced the deployment of a closed-loop iBeacon platform.

January 12, 2015

Schwarzkopf ULTÎME, the first hair care brand exclusively developed with supermodel Claudia Schiffer, has officially landed in the United States, rolling out exclusively in Walmart stores this month.

January 12, 2015

The industry is well-positioned for 2015 — with a little help from friends in Washington.

 

 

January 12, 2015

Perrigo and Ferrara Candy Co. announced Monday that Perrigo's Nutritionals division has signed a supply agreement with Ferrara to manufacture store brand gummy vitamins and dietary supplements.

January 12, 2015

Perrigo on Monday announced that it has launched clobetasol propionate spray, 0.05%, the generic equivalent to Clobex spray, 0.05%. 

January 12, 2015

Perrigo Co. on Monday announced the launch of testosterone gel 1%, the therapeutic equivalent to Androgel 1% from AbbVie. 

January 12, 2015

The Pharmacy Quality Alliance on Monday announced the retirement of the performance measure, "Diabetes: Appropriate Treatment of Hypertension."

January 12, 2015

Shire and NPS Pharmaceuticals have entered into a merger agreement for a total consideration of $5.2 billion.

 

January 12, 2015

Pita chip brand Stacy's is heating up the winter months with the addition of Stacy's Fire Roasted Jalapeno chips.

 

January 12, 2015

Zebra Technologies Corp. released survey results that revealed nearly all retailers are ready to make the changes required to adopt the Internet of Things.