January 27, 2011

Australian winemaker Daryl Groom and Walgreens have launched a new table wine blend in line with American Heart Month.

January 27, 2011

Retailers should expect a boost in sales this Valentine's Day, as total spending is projected to reach $15.7 billion among consumers ages 18 years and older, according to the National Retail Federation.

January 27, 2011

Swiss drug maker Novartis posted sales of $14.2 billion for fourth quarter 2010 and $50.6 billion for the year as a whole, according to an earnings report released Thursday.

January 27, 2011

Rite Aid on Thursday morning posted a same-store sales increase of 1.1% for the four weeks ended Jan. 22, including a 2.2% lift across the front-end and growth of 0.6% in pharmacy comparable sales.

January 27, 2011

The abrupt departure of Shoppers Drug Mart president and CEO Jürgen Schreiber announced Wednesday is expected to negatively impact the company’s stock — many investors bought into Shoppers on the faith that retail maven Schreiber would return Canada’s largest drug retailer to consistent quarter-over-quarter growth.

January 27, 2011

Seniors of Hispanic descent are far less likely to become immunized against the flu or pneumonia, compared with white seniors, according to a new RAND study released earlier this week.

January 27, 2011

A manufacturer of natural baby care products will display its lineup at this year's New York International Gift Fair next week.

January 26, 2011

An Academy Award-nominated film recounting one man’s harrowing story of survival will be available on Blu-ray and DVD from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

January 26, 2011

A romantic drama that gives viewers a unique look at Big Pharma comes to Blu-ray and DVD on March 1.

January 26, 2011

The American Diabetes Association on Tuesday released its year-in-review for 2010 regarding progress being made in the diabetes field.

January 26, 2011

Yoplait Fiber One is introducing a 50-calorie yogurt for health-conscious consumers looking for a guilt-free treat.

January 26, 2011

The Motley Fool on Tuesday suggested all three national pureplay drug chains were in a better position today than five and three years ago based on a metric called the “cash king margin.”

January 26, 2011

Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes, according to new estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Wednesday.

January 26, 2011

Henkel's Dial brand has launched for 2011 a collection of NutriSkin lotions with BioNutrients.

January 26, 2011

Macy’s and Procter & Gamble have started a promotional campaign to pitch P&G’s Ultra Downy April Fresh fabric softener. What’s unusual is how they’re doing it: by having a comedian sleep at Macy’s store in New York’s Herald Square.

January 26, 2011

Greek dairy company Fage plans to roll out new flavors of its nonfat yogurt.

January 26, 2011

Kim Cattrall's latest acting gig? I Can't Believe It's Not Butter! spokeswoman.

January 26, 2011

LiceGuard on Monday announced the launch of its Robi Comb product, a noninvasive electronic lice comb powered by a single AA battery that detects and destroys lice on contact simply by combing it through dry hair.

January 26, 2011

Lumene, a beauty brand from Finland that came to the U.S. beauty market in 2003 through an exclusive deal with CVS/pharmacy, is gearing up for growth in 2011 with revamped formulas and new packaging to better communicate with the U.S. consumer.

January 26, 2011

Helping on-the-go members stay updated with its latest efforts, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores has launched a mobile website.

January 26, 2011

The largest retail trade association on Wednesday said that President Obama's State of the Union address recognized the industry's role in job creation.

January 26, 2011

Building on the success of its store brands O Organics and Eating Right, Safeway is boosting its portfolio with a new line of healthy, nutritious food.

January 26, 2011

Smoking before menopause, especially prior to giving birth, may be associated with a modest increase in the risk of developing breast cancer, according to a report in the Jan. 24 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine.

January 26, 2011

Generic drug makers Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and APP Pharmaceuticals have launched their version of a chemotherapy drug, the two companies said Wednesday.