September 8, 2011

Procter & Gamble’s Old Spice brand has announced the launch of its new "Smell Better Than Yourself" advertising campaign, which is centered around the Old Spice Red Zone collection of deodorant, body spray and body wash.

September 8, 2011

Pharmaceutical services provider Omnicare is taking its bid to buy PharMerica hostile.

September 8, 2011

Bills proposed in Pennsylvania's state legislature would allow patients to have their prescriptions filled through mail-order and at community pharmacies for the same price.

September 8, 2011

Ranbaxy Labs will launch its generic version of the world's top-selling drug as originally planned, according to published reports.

September 8, 2011

Merck KGaA announced that Robert Yates was named president of Merck Millipore, the drug maker's life science division.

September 8, 2011

Sears Holdings announced that former UPS executive Raj Penkar is joining the company as SVP and president of the company's supply chain.

September 8, 2011

Supervalu has expanded its offering to accept e-prescriptions for controlled substances at its banner pharmacies after meeting stringent regulatory requirements set by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

September 8, 2011

Supervalu has announced the sale of 107 fuel centers located in the Midwest, Intermountain West and West Coast regions following the acceptance of four separate bids to purchase the centers.

September 8, 2011

Swiffer has updated its products with high-definition technology to offer a deeper clean.

September 8, 2011

T.G.I. Friday’s has brought its famous dishes to the frozen food section of retailers nationwide.

September 8, 2011

Unilever’s hair styling brand Tresemme has returned as the official hair care sponsor of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2012 for the seventh consecutive season.

September 8, 2011

Walmart is gearing up to open a Neighborhood Market store this month in Midwest City, Okla.

September 7, 2011

Alba Botanica, a Hain Celestial Group brand, is launching in October its new and improved Alba Botanica Hawaiian Hair Care collection.

September 7, 2011

Blistex is expanding its lip care portfolio with the October launch of two new products: Blistex Revive & Restore and Blistex Cold & Allergy Lip Soother.

September 7, 2011

The Consumer Goods Forum released the Global Protocol on Packaging Sustainability, a global measurement system designed to help the consumer packaged goods industry to better assess the relative sustainability of packaging.

September 7, 2011

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday announced that former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs will be a featured speaker at The Conference, CRN’s annual symposium for the dietary supplement industry.

September 7, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory approval application for a drug made by Vivus for treating erectile dysfunction.

September 7, 2011

The Private Label Manufacturers Association announced that Douglas Merrill will serve as the keynote speaker for the organization's 2011 Private Label Trade Show in November.

September 7, 2011

GNC on Monday announced that it again is partnering with the Western Pennsylvania Committee of the Wounded Warrior Project as lead sponsor of its annual golf outing to be held Sept. 19 at the Diamond Run Golf Club in Sewickley, Pa.

September 7, 2011

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association has named Ralph Neas as its new president and CEO, the group said Wednesday.

September 7, 2011

Gurwitch Products, the prestige cosmetics company whose portfolio includes Laura Mercier and RéVive brands, has announced the appointment of Kim Waite as VP global communications.

September 7, 2011

Hannibal Regional Medical Group has announced that on Sept. 13 it will open its first “The Clinic at Walmart” inside a Walmart in Hannibal, Mo.

September 7, 2011

Kraft Foods chairman and CEO Irene Rosenfeld said that taking the company's performance to the next level required "a bold approach," referring to last month's announcement to split the business into two independent, publicly traded entities.

September 7, 2011

Naturade on Wednesday announced the mass-market introduction of HealthSmart, a doctor-formulated daily protein ready-to-drink shake that will serve as a comprehensive source of nutrition for active adults.