May 21, 2014

Takeda Pharmaceutical on Tuesday announced that the Food and Drug Administration simultaneously approved a new biologic therapy, Entyvio (vedolizumab), for the treatment of adults with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.

May 16, 2014

Abbott announced a definitive agreement to acquire Latin American pharmaceutical company CFR Pharmaceuticals, more than doubling its Latin American branded generics pharmaceutical presence the company reported.

May 15, 2014

Reynolds Consumer Products announced the launch of new Hefty Extra Strong large black trash bags, complete with White Pine odor-block technology.

May 14, 2014

The new Hy-Vee new store in Springfield, Ill., which marks the grocer’s 238th store in eight Midwestern states, is part of an aggressive growth plan, according to a local news report.

May 13, 2014

Nielsen last week named the U.S. Breakthrough Innovation Winners for 2014, recognizing products introduced in 2012 that have "met the standards for distinctiveness, relevance and endurance."

May 12, 2014

Real Techniques, a Paris Presents brand, is calling all beauty lovers to reveal their inner artist through a sponsored marketing program with Allure magazine.

May 9, 2014

The Illinois chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council on May 15 will recognize Walgreens for its net-zero energy store in Evanston, Ill., with the Green Innovation Award, according to a report in the Daily Northwestern published Thursday.

May 9, 2014

Walmart said during an event with President Obama that it will double the number of on-site solar energy projects at its U.S. stores, Sam’s Clubs and distribution centers by 2020.

May 6, 2014

Representatives of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores were among those invited to a May 1 reception — attended by President Obama and the First Lady — to thank those who worked to smooth the experience of patients with the transition to exchange-based insurance at the beginning of this year.

May 6, 2014

Planters, a brand from Kraft Foods Group, introduced four new peanut flavors to its product lineup.

May 6, 2014

Walgreens immunoglobulin home infusion patients reported health outcomes consistent with reported outcomes gathered by the patients’ physicians in the clinical setting, according to new Walgreens PartnerPoint Clinical Management platform data presented Friday at the American Academy of Neurology 2014 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.

May 5, 2014

C-Line Products, a developer and manufacturer or storage, protection and organization products, announced the debut of a new line of binder kits and accessories. The new product line offers a wide range of products and accessories for documents measuring 5 ½-inch by 8 ½-inch in size or smaller.

May 5, 2014

Kmart Pharmacy has announced that it is working with Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy to give Kmart customers and Shop Your Way members access to specialty medications.

May 5, 2014

Walgreens posted April sales of $6.49 billion, an increase of 8.8% from $5.96 billion for the same month in fiscal 2013.

May 2, 2014

Walgreens and the National Urban League on Thursday announced the launch of the 2014 Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour.

May 1, 2014

Walgreens on Wednesday announced that it has been named the Best Integrated Mobile Experience for its Paperless Coupons offering in the 18th Annual Webby Awards.

April 29, 2014

Walgreens announced the launch of the 2014 Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with AARP, an outreach program that provides free preventive and early detection health services to communities across the country.

April 23, 2014

Jewel-Osco has named company veteran Doug Cygan VP marketing and merchandising.

April 21, 2014

Walgreens on Monday announced that it is now offering expanded travel health services, including immunizations and consultations, to support the nearly 60 million annual planned trips by U.S. residents venturing outside the country.

April 18, 2014

Walgreens ranked No. 60 on the 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100, a list of the top business technology innovators in the United States, the retailer announced Friday.

April 17, 2014

Akorn on Thursday announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Hi-Tech Pharmacal for $640 million in cash.

April 15, 2014

Quest Products on Friday announced the addition of a gel formulated for emergency burn relief, Alocane Emergency Burn Gel, to its current line of products.

April 14, 2014

Jewel-Osco has announced that Scott Hays has been named VP operations for the Chicagoland grocery store.

April 11, 2014

Now available online, the Drug Enforcement Administration National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day collection site locator allows consumers to search for a nearby location to dispose of unneeded medications on Saturday, April 26, 2014, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy announced Wednesday.