April 16, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration is requesting additional data from two drug makers for a treatment for immune system disorders.

April 11, 2012

Takeda Pharmaceutical will acquire privately owned drug maker URL Pharma for $800 million, the companies said Wednesday.

April 11, 2012

Walgreens on Tuesday evening elected Jan Babiak, a retired managing partner for Ernst & Young, to its board of directors.

April 10, 2012

Walgreens announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 22.5 cents per share, a 28.6% increase over the year-ago dividend.

April 6, 2012

A panel of Food and Drug Administration experts has recommended approval for a drug made by Astellas Pharma for overactive bladder.

April 4, 2012

Walgreens posted March sales of $6 billion, a decrease of 4.3% compared with the same month in fiscal year 2011.

April 3, 2012

Walgreens on Tuesday released case studies presented last week before the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 2012 National Immunization Conference on how retail pharmacy can expand access to immunizations and help support disease-prevention initiatives.

April 2, 2012

With more than 4 billion steps logged by Walk with Walgreens participants in the program’s first year, Walgreens on Sunday night teamed with Donald Trump and "The Celebrity Apprentice" to promote more healthy steps in 2012.

April 2, 2012

In the wake of an approved Express Scripts-Medco merger, Walgreens reiterated its consensus that Walgreens' participation in Medco's pharmacy network would continue without disruption.

March 29, 2012

Take Care Health Systems, which is owned by Walgreens, and Tufts Health Plan have announced the opening of a workplace health center called the BeWell Center, which offers wellness and preventive care, symptom care and laboratory services to Tufts Health Plan employees and contractors.

March 28, 2012

Walgreens and the National Urban League on Wednesday launched the Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with National Urban League as a charitable component of the Walgreens Way to Well Commitment.

March 27, 2012

On the eve of a potential Federal Trade Commission approval of the Express Scripts-Medco merger, Walgreens' underlying fundamentals still are strong, Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson told analysts Tuesday.

March 26, 2012

Kraft’s new MilkBite milk and granola bars address the “better-for-you” snack segment by combining real milk, whole grain granola and other tasty ingredients in one convenient treat.

March 22, 2012

Walgreens will provide prevention and screening services to adults in underserved communities in a program it is sponsoring with AARP, the company said Thursday.

March 20, 2012

Walgreens and the Chicago Health System on Tuesday reminded CHS patients who were given a flu shot voucher from Walgreens to redeem the voucher by the end of the month and help increase flu vaccination rates throughout the Chicagoland area.

March 16, 2012

Kraft Foods has nominated two candidates to serve on the company's board of directors.

March 14, 2012

Pharmaceutical wholesaler H.D. Smith has appointed Bill Williams as CFO, the company said Wednesday.

March 12, 2012

Immunization records will be sent directly from Walgreens and Duane Reade stores to primary care providers over Surescripts' electronic prescribing network, Walgreens said Monday.

March 9, 2012

Ulta posted double-digit gains in same-store sales and net income during the fourth quarter.

March 9, 2012

Ulta has announced that it is implementing a CFO succession plan after Gregg Bodnar, the company’s CFO and assistant secretary, informed the company that he will be stepping down from his current position.

March 9, 2012

Walgreens is bringing its pharmacy to the palms of customers' hands by introducing new mobile features that aim to improve the management of prescription needs and medication adherence.

March 6, 2012

Walgreens on Tuesday announced the availability of an exclusive new offering for customers that check in at any Walgreens store nationwide through Foursquare.

March 5, 2012

Higher front-end sales for the month of February helped counter-balance lost revenue from Express Scripts prescriptions, Walgreeens reported Monday. Overall, the drug store chain reported a 1.5% sales increase to $5.9 billion.

March 2, 2012

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday issued its latest update on the influenza season to date, or rather the lack thereof. For the week ended Feb. 25, visits for influenza-like illnesses have yet to crack the national baseline of 2.4% this season.