October 5, 2011

A company that manufactures and distributes such eco-friendly products as reusable water bottles and water filtration systems has joined the National Community Pharmacists Association.

October 5, 2011

NPD has some good news for retailers worried about weak video game sales this holiday season, according to a survey of spending habits in second quarter 2011.

October 5, 2011

Private-label share is slipping across several key drug store categories, according to SymphonyIRI Group’s latest Times & Trends report, “Private Label: Brand Positioning in the New World Order,” published Wednesday.

October 5, 2011

Rite Aid is asking customers to vote for their favorite pharmacist in recognition of American Pharmacists Month, the retail pharmacy chain said Wednesday.

October 5, 2011

Rite Aid kicked off its "Rite Aid Shield Yourself, New York" event Wednesday morning at New York's Grand Central Terminal, offering flu vaccinations delivered by Rite Aid pharmacists to the thousands of commuters passing through the Midtown Manhattan train station.

October 5, 2011

Schiff Nutrition International on Wednesday named Shane Durkee SVP research and development.

October 5, 2011

The holiday hiring forecast is looking positive this year as more hourly hiring managers are slated to boost their seasonal staff, according to a survey commissioned by Snagajob.

October 5, 2011

The Art of Shaving, a Procter & Gamble brand, has teamed up with Movember to support the men's health charity's U.S. fundraising campaign.

October 5, 2011

Walgreens on Wednesday reported September sales of $6 billion, an increase of 5.4%.

October 5, 2011

In an effort to encourage Americans to cook low-cost, heart-healthy meals at home, the charitable arm of Walmart and the American Heart Association have partnered on a new initiative.

October 5, 2011

Zarbee's on Wednesday announced the launch of Zarbee's Nighttime Cough and Sleep Drink, an over-the-counter nighttime cough remedy.

October 4, 2011

Airborne on Monday launched Airborne Chewable tablets, available in berry and citrus flavors, as an option for consumers "on-the-go."

October 4, 2011

Amneal last month launched its version of an epilepsy treatment.

October 4, 2011

Blue Diamond, known for its almond-based food products, announced that it is moving ahead with its expansion strategy by purchasing 88 acres of land in Turlock, Calif.

October 4, 2011

Meet the Moment, a Clif Bar program celebrating athletic adventures and the places where they happen, culminated this past weekend with a National Day of Action, a day of volunteer activities to improve outdoor areas.

October 4, 2011

Clif Kid on Tuesday announced that its Full Moon Brownie Zbar, will be available for a limited time for families looking to give trick-or-treaters something a little more healthy this Halloween.

October 4, 2011

Cool Gear has introduced new liquid travel containers that are ideal for air travel.

October 4, 2011

Jean Coutu Group on Tuesday reported revenue of 635.2 million Canadian dollars (US $598.5 million) during the second quarter ended Aug. 27, an increase of 1.5%.

October 4, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has launched an initiative that is designed to assure the safety of food sold at retail.

October 4, 2011

After the Federal Trade Commission charged the maker of an alcoholic, carbonated malt beverage with deceptive advertising, the company has agreed to make changes to its product's packaging.

October 4, 2011

PepsiCo has entered a partnership with an independent cultural marketing group that will allow the beverage company to develop relevant platforms that will target multicultural shoppers at retail.

October 4, 2011

Consumers are busier than ever and are inclined to spend as little time shopping for groceries as possible, so attracting them enough to stop and sample a new product is a challenge. Albertsons is looking to address that issue by teaming with Daymon Interactions, a consumer event marketing company, to develop a new in-house product sampling and event marketing program.

October 4, 2011

Insomnnia may be the next big treatment regimen to make a switch from prescription-only to over the counter.

October 4, 2011

Mars Chocolate North America is expanding its portfolio with new varieties and snack sizes for some of its brands.