November 7, 2013

New Senate legislation introduced Tuesday that would restore consumers’ ability to use pre-tax dollars from flexible spending accounts and health savings accounts to purchase over-the-counter medicines without first seeing a doctor has been jointly endorsed by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association.

November 7, 2013

Target will play host to a new series of educational events sponsored by Bump Club and Beyond, an event company focused on educating mothers and expectant mothers.

November 6, 2013

Seattle drug store chain Bartell Drugs is offering custom printing in its stores through a pilot program with Kodak Alaris, the photography giant said Wednesday.

November 6, 2013

Cockroaches and rodents are common allergy and asthma triggers in the wintertime, according to a statement released Tuesday by the National Pest Management Association.

November 6, 2013

On Jan. 23, 2014 Hamacher Resource Group will offer its most popular workshop, "How to Grow Sales Within Independent Pharmacy," at its headquarters here, the company announced Wednesday.

November 6, 2013

Healthy Mama on Monday announced the launch of their full line of pregnancy-friendly OTC products in buybuy Baby stores.

November 6, 2013

Nabisco's Wheat Thins Holiday will hit store shelves nationwide this week.

November 6, 2013

Mass merchandiser Kmart is planning to roll out lease-to-own financing at stores around the country this holiday season, the Sears Holdings-owned chain said Wednesday.

November 6, 2013

U.S. Sens. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Mary Landrieu, D-La., on Tuesday introduced legislation that repeals a portion of Obamacare that prohibits people from using their medical savings account funds to buy over-the-counter medications.

November 6, 2013

Rite Aid has stopped selling some cold medicines containing pseudoephedrine at its stores in West Virginia, according to published reports.

November 6, 2013

The Vitamin Shoppe is making significant investments into omnichannel retailing, CEO and director Anthony Truesdale told analysts during a conference call on Tuesday.

November 6, 2013

The Yankee Candle Co. will introduce the new holiday-inspired Snow Globes collection, the company announced Wednesday.

November 5, 2013

Procter & Gamble on Tuesday announced it partnered with long-time Metamucil user and iconic television, stage and screen actor Tony Danza to help promote a recent contest co-sponsored by "The Dr. Oz Show" and the Metamucil brand.

November 5, 2013

Acura Pharmaceuticals on Monday announced that Nexafed, its next generation pseudoephedrine with abuse-deterrent technology, will now be stocked by Rite Aid.

November 5, 2013

Hallmark Cards will lay off up to 250 people and drop its party wares line as sales for the category decline, according to published reports.

November 5, 2013

Smooth Gator recently launched its Smooth Gator's 60 Second Pain Relief, a cream made with all-natural oils including wintergreen, aloe vera and eucalyptus.

November 5, 2013

To celebrate the service and commitment of the nation’s military, Walgreens on Monday announced it is offering a Veterans Day discount to all veterans and active duty military personnel.

November 4, 2013

Activate Drinks will expand distribution of its line of nutrient-enhanced waters to East Coast grocery retailers Stop & Shop and Shaw's.

November 4, 2013

Carex Health Brands on Monday announced the acquisition of the ThermiPaq Hot & Cold Therapy brand along with other associated assets from the Thermionics Corp..

November 4, 2013

CAW Industries on Monday announced the 40-year anniversary of its Willard Water product.

November 4, 2013

Crossmark on Monday announced the acquisition of the assets of PromoWorks, an insights-driven shopper marketing solutions firm.

November 4, 2013

Extend Nutrition recently launched its line diabetes-friendly snacks that helps prevent severe low blood sugar while people with diabetes sleep.

November 4, 2013

MusclePharm on Monday announced the launch of FitMiss, a brand of sports nutrition supplements formulated specifically for women, through Walgreens in January.

November 4, 2013

Procter & Gamble on Monday announced that celebrity chef and nutritionist Chef LaLa, and medical expert Jorge Rodriguez, will share health and nutrition tips to help families reduce the chances of heartburn as part of a brand initiative supporting Prilosec OTC.