June 17, 2013

Perrigo Co. will pay up to $129 million to buy Fera Pharmaceuticals' portfolio of ophthalmic products, Perrigo said.

June 12, 2013

Meijer will open two new stores in northern Indiana, the mass merchandise retailer said.

May 14, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy is among the sponsors of a fundraising effort to expand an adult-fitness program run by a Flint, Mich.-based nonprofit.

May 3, 2013

Walgreens recently negotiated a 20-year lease agreement here for Walgreens' first university flagship location, said Joey Agree, Agree Realty president and CEO, in a conference call with analysts on Tuesday.

April 19, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy is among several Flint, Mich.-area companies that have signed on to a council to support a local business that makes scrubs and is interested in expanding beyond traditional markets.

April 1, 2013

Perrigo Co. has completed its acquisition of a Pennsylvania-based animal health company, the drug maker said.

March 19, 2013

Mass merchandise chain Meijer is expanding an initiative started last year to feature products made in the state of Michigan.

March 7, 2013

A weight-loss competition sponsored by mass merchandise retailer Meijer and nutritional scoring company NuVal is enlisting 60,000 team members who will compete for $15,000 in prize money over three months.

February 13, 2013

Meijer plans to invest more than $160 million to build six new stores and remodel five in 2013, the mass merchandise retailer said.

February 5, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a testosterone gel product made by Perrigo, the drug maker said.

February 4, 2013

Drug maker Perrigo has launched a generic drug for treating problems of the scalp, the company said.

January 25, 2013

Perrigo Nutritionals is introducing new packaging that the company said would make providing nutrition to infants more convenient.

December 27, 2012

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy announced that CEO and co-founder Phil Hagerman has been named one of 13 "Michiganders to Watch" by MLive Media Group, a collaborative network of local and statewide Michigan news outlets.

December 7, 2012

Inc. magazine has named Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy as one of the country's top 100 job creators, the privately owned company said.

November 28, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug from Perrigo and Cobrek Pharmaceuticals for treating scalp conditions.

November 8, 2012

A rapidly growing specialty pharmacy company in Michigan is about to experience another spurt.

November 2, 2012

Ranir, a maker of consumer oral and personal healthcare products, is unveiling its rebranding at the PLMA’s 2012 Private Label Trade Show in Chicago Nov. 10 to 13.



September 4, 2012

In what could symbolize the so-called "patent cliff" that an executive from healthcare market research firm IMS Health spoke of at a recent trade show, a regional mass merchandise chain is taking what used to be the world's top-selling drug and giving it away for free.

June 15, 2012

It has been 50 years since Hendrik and Fred Meijer opened "Thrifty Acres" in Grand Rapids, Mich., marking the birth of the nation's pioneering supercenter and an innovative concept that grew into a retail phenomenon.

March 2, 2012

Perrigo announced that it has initiated market launch and made its first shipments of minoxidil 5% foam, which is a generic version of Rogaine 5% foam hair regrowth treatment, to its retail and wholesale customers. Minoxidil 5% foam is marketed under store- or own-label brands.

February 14, 2012

Perrigo on Tuesday announced that it has begun shipping Loratadine-D 12-hour extended-release tablets.

January 24, 2012

Meijer's stores in Michigan will "prominently" feature 49 products made in the state as part of a program to promote local businesses, the mass merchandise retailer said.

January 4, 2012

Perrigo last week announced that it has received final Food and Drug Administration approval for its generic prescription allergy remedy desloratadine 5 mg, the generic equivalent to Schering-Plough's Clarinex.

November 28, 2011

Perrigo on Monday announced that it received final approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its store-brand version of Mucinex tablets.