November 7, 2014

It's one month into the cough-cold season and illness rates are up 3%, noted Matthew Mannelly, Prestige Brands president and CEO.

November 7, 2014

Perrigo may one day expand into the branded side of the U.S. OTC business, Joseph Papa, Perrigo president, chairman and CEO, told analysts Thursday morning.

November 7, 2014

Rite Aid on Friday announced it has entered into an agreement with HealthSpot to provide convenient healthcare services via private, walk-in HealthSpot stations inside select Rite Aid locations.

 

November 7, 2014

Shoppers Drug Mart is looking to raise $750,000 in support of Look Good Feel Better across its stores in the Aberta, Atlantic and Prairies regions. And in Ontario, the Canadian drug store retailer is hoping to raise $375,000 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

November 7, 2014

Teva Pharmaceutical on Friday announced positive findings from a Phase III clinical study that examined the safety and efficacy of Qnasl.

November 7, 2014

The Affordable Care Act will be reviewed by the Supreme Court again.

November 7, 2014

Walgreens on Thursday announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Walgreens Boots Alliance has priced an underwritten public offering of unsecured, unsubordinated notes.

November 6, 2014

Amazon.com on Thursday posted a YouTube video announcing the launch of Amazon Echo, a plug-in device designed to provide information, music, news and weather.

November 6, 2014

A Belgian healthcare website recently presented the lighter side of researching medical conditions on Google. 

November 6, 2014

CVS Health on Thursday announced the kickoff and major expansion of Project Health, its annual free health-screening campaign, at select CVS/pharmacy locations.

 

November 6, 2014

Delhaize Group has signed an agreement to sell its Bottom Dollar Food stores to deep-discount grocer Aldi Inc. for approximately $15 million, including the assumption of associated lease liabilities. 

November 6, 2014

Diplomat Pharmacy on Wednesday announced the addition of Martino Luu to their senior leadership team as VP innovation and process improvement.

 

November 6, 2014

Edge Shave Gel brand is partnering with the game "Assassin's Creed" for a line of limited-edition cans featuring "Assassin's Creed Unity" artwork. In addition to a close shave, the product also will give gamers exclusive access to downloadable content, the brand said. 

November 6, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Thursday reported sales of $145.3 million for the four weeks ended Nov. 1, up 1.3% as compared with the same year-ago period.

November 6, 2014

H-E-B on Thursday partnered with the American Diabetes Association to announce the launch of H-E-B Nutrition Services.

 

November 6, 2014

The Hartman Group on Thursday released an infographic that highlights the reasons why consumers may or may not elect to eat more healthily in a dining establishment. 

November 6, 2014

Mylan announced the launch of norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol tablets USP, 1 mg/0.02 mg and ferrous fumarate, which is the generic equivalent to Loestrin 24 Fe from Warner Chilcott. 

November 6, 2014

The NACDS-PAC supported a majority of winners in Tuesday's elections, comprising 86% in Senate races and 93% in House races, Steven Anderson, president and CEO of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, said in a memo released Wednesday.

November 6, 2014

Costco on Thursday reported net sales of $8.7 billion for the month of October, the four weeks ended Nov. 2, representing an increase of 7% as compared to the similar period last year.

 

November 6, 2014

Perrigo and Omega Pharma announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement in which Perrigo has agreed to acquire Omega for $4.5 billion.

November 6, 2014

Perrigo on Thursday announced that it has reinitiated shipments of Guaifenesin 600mg Extended-Release tablets to its retail and wholesale customers in the United States.

November 6, 2014

In an effort to handle the expected double-digit package volume growth this holiday season, the Postal Service on Thursday announced that it would be delivering packages seven days a week in major cities and high-volume areas beginning Nov. 17 through Christmas Day.

November 6, 2014

New research evaluating the opinions of both the American public and healthcare professionals during the past year finds a shift in perception toward obesity as a community problem of risks related to food and inactivity.

November 6, 2014

Save Brands on Thursday announced the introduction of a silicone end cap for butter sticks that helps to preserve and keep butter fresh, and also helps to reduce waste, according to the company.