September 6, 2012

Beauty brand Physicians Formula Holdings has received an unsolicited, nonbinding proposal to acquire all its outstanding shares of common stock at a price of $4.90 per share.

September 5, 2012

Hain Celestial announced that EVP and CFO Ira Lamel will retire from the company.

August 21, 2012

Forty-five percent of customers shopping in-store at brick-and mortar-locations will walk out and complete their purchase online for a discount as low as 2.5%, according to new showrooming research from GroupM Next.

August 17, 2012

Walgreens. CVS. Rite Aid. Walmart. Costco. Health Mart. Sam’s Club. Ahold. H-E-B. Winn-Dixie. McKesson. Good Neighbor Pharmacy. Kerr Drug. Rexall Canada. Family Dollar. Shoppers Drug Mart. Giant Eagle. The list of participating companies in the 14th Annual Drug Store News Group Industry Issues conference reads like a “who’s who” of retailing.


August 15, 2012

Target's second-quarter sales increased 3.5% to $16.5 billion and the company’s profits grew 2.9% to $1.06 per share, 5 cents higher than analysts expected.

August 15, 2012

Beauty company Physicians Formula is being acquired by private equity firm Swander Pace Capital for $4.25 per share in cash, or approximately $65 million.

August 14, 2012

Shopkick, a shopping application that rewards shoppers for walking into stores and interacting with products, has teamed up with CVS/pharmacy to roll out a first-ever offering of walk-in and other rewards at a retail pharmacy, Shopkick announced on Tuesday.

August 10, 2012

BioScrip on Wednesday posted $155.9 million in second-quarter revenue, up 18.5% compared with the prior year.

August 10, 2012

Sam's Club has extended its relationship with GE Capital Retail Bank, a consumer lending unit of General Electric.

August 8, 2012

Safeway shoppers looking to save at the pump this summer and beyond no longer will be able to, according to published reports.

August 2, 2012

Walgreens and Alliance Boots on Thursday announced the completion of Walgreens' initial investment in the strategic partnership following receipt of all required regulatory approvals.

August 1, 2012

Weis Markets on Tuesday reported a 12.1% increase in its second-quarter net income to $23.2 million.

July 19, 2012

Safeway is looking to its recently launched Just for U loyalty program, which this month became available across all U.S. divisions, to help drive a positive sales story through the rest of the fiscal year.

July 18, 2012

Stater Bros. has promoted one of its executives to a new role.

June 29, 2012

Coty has filed to raise as much as $700 million in an initial public offering.

June 29, 2012

One of Impax Labs' top executives is leaving the company, the drug maker announced Friday.

June 25, 2012

The U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary of Eisai has promoted one of its executives.

June 22, 2012

The purchasing behaviors of consumers continue to reflect the ever-challenging economic climate, according to a new report from Acosta Sales and Marketing.

June 8, 2012

AmerisourceBergen on Friday announced that Lazarus Krikorian has been named VP, corporate controller, effective immediately.

June 5, 2012

Nipro Diagnostics has appointed a new finance chief.

June 5, 2012

A vast majority of shoppers continue to purchase some private-label products on a regular basis, according to research from Perception Research Services.

May 30, 2012

Some health insurers are requiring patients to pay larger sums for specialty drugs, according to published reports.

May 16, 2012

Marshal Cohen, chief industry analyst at the NPD Group said that back-to-college has become a big opportunity for retailers, and everybody wants part of the business. Last year, families spent an average of $800 on back-to-college products.


May 16, 2012

Publix has promoted one of its executives.