April 6, 2015

FMI is reportedly asking major credit card companies to delay the October 2015 mandate for U.S. retailers to comply with the Europay, Mastercard Visa (EMV) chip-based payment card standard. 

 

March 31, 2015

San Francisco Equity Partners has acquired a majority stake in beauty company Japonesque, whose beauty products are inspired by the professional makeup tools used in Kabuki theatre in Japan.

March 24, 2015

With average ratings of 67%, supermarket chains earned the highest level of trust in the 2015 Temkin Trust Ratings.

March 17, 2015

Par Pharmaceutical Holdings last week announced that it filed a statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. 

March 16, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy is looking to raise $200 million with a proposed follow-on public offering of its common stock.

February 23, 2015

Valeant Pharmaceuticals bolsters GI franchise in a $14.5 billion deal to acquire Salix Pharmaceuticals. 

February 20, 2015

GoHealth announced that Walgreens part-time employees are able to enroll in GoHealth’s online marketplace.

February 2, 2015

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, a mutual life insurer and a provider of individual disability income insurance, has announced new options for nurse practitioners and physician assistants interested in individual disability income insurance.

January 16, 2015

The board of directors of Walgreens Boots Alliance on Thursday declared a regular quarterly dividend of 33.75 cents per share, a 7.1% increase over the year ago dividend.

January 15, 2015

Rite Aid EVP and CFO Darren Karst was all smiles Wednesday before analysts at the 33rd Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference. And with good reason. 

 

January 8, 2015

Golub Corp./Price Chopper Supermarkets has announced the promotion of Robert Allen to director, insurance and workers’ compensation, reporting directly to Anne Davis, VP of taxation.

January 8, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance on Friday will ring the opening bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of the merger of Walgreens and Alliance Boots.

January 5, 2015

Wasserstein & Co., LP, on behalf of its private equity fund Wasserstein Partners III, has announced the acquisition of Paris Presents from funds advised by private equity firm Mason Wells.

December 29, 2014

Walgreens' shareholders voted to approve all proposals related to the company’s acquisition of the remaining 55% of Alliance Boots GmbH.

December 19, 2014

Walgreens on Friday announced that it intends to apply to list the shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance common stock on The Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol “WBA” following the closing of the previously announced reorganization of Walgreens into a holding company structure.

December 18, 2014

As out-of-pocket expenses rise, many Americans say that the affordability of basic medical care is a hardship and, as a result, some are forgoing treatment because they are worried about cost, according to a recent national poll conducted by The New York Times and CBS News.

December 15, 2014

A study conducted by Cigna and Safeway shows that reference-based pricing can help control lab costs when individuals are supported with education and an online shopping tool.

December 10, 2014

McKesson announced that it has launched McKesson Ventures, a strategic venture capital fund.

 

December 1, 2014

Procter & Gamble, which is in the midst of restructuring its portfolio, is reportedly exploring the sale of its Wella hair care business, according to a Reuters report.

November 25, 2014

Walgreens on Tuesday announced that its special shareholders' meeting to decide the acquisition of the rest of Alliance Boots is set for Dec. 29 in New York.

November 19, 2014

The New York Post on Wednesday reported that Dollar General may have to divest as many as 4,000 stores to satisfy the Federal Trade Commission in its bid for Family Dollar.

 

November 13, 2014

To help customers prepare for the upcoming Affordable Care Act enrollment period, Rite Aid is once again providing convenient and comprehensive resources to assist them in choosing the best health insurance choices for themselves and their families.

November 13, 2014

Warren Buffett is snapping up Procter & Gamble’s Duracell battery business in a deal valued at $4.7 billion.

November 10, 2014

Pursuant to its $8 billion bond offering in the United States on Friday, Walgreens Boots Alliance — a wholly owned subsidiary of Walgreens — will be debuting $1.1 billion in six- and 11-year notes and $932 million in 12-year notes on the European exchange.