November 17, 2014

London-based retailer The Organic Pharmacy has brought its organic innovations and expertise to New York’s trendy Bleecker Street in the West Village.

November 11, 2014

Safe 'N' Beautiful, the Greek cosmetics brand behind Snails nail polish for children and S'N'B Wash Off polishes for women, has experienced rapid growth with a 496% increase in global sales and is set to further expand the Snails and S'N'B brands to additional countries, the company announced.

October 16, 2014

Top executives of several pharmacy retailers in British Columbia, including London Drugs, Safeway and Rexall, are threatening to take legal action against the College of Pharmacists of B.C. if it tries to block tobacco sales in their stores on the grounds that the college would be exceeding its powers and jurisdiction, the Vancouver Sun reported.

August 20, 2014

Coty’s Rimmel London Professional Eyebrow Pencil is enjoying strong double-digit growth — 24% to be exact, according to IRI’s latest data — as beauty mavens continue to embrace the bold brow trend.

August 19, 2014

"The consumer healthcare market has experienced a steady stream of mergers and acquisitions in recent years. Some of this has created small ripples — like pebbles being gently tossed into still waters. Then there are the mega-mergers that have had a tsunami-like effect," writes Dave Wendland, Hamacher Resource Group VP, in his latest blog entry.

August 13, 2014

B&G Foods announced an overhaul to its melba toast brand. The relaunch features new packaging and flavors, and offers an easy approach to everyday eating, the company said.

August 8, 2014

In celebration of Vinyl Record Day on Aug. 12, which marks the day Thomas Edison invented the phonograph in 1877, Canadian retailer London Drugs is joining the party.

July 28, 2014

Indie beauty brand Butter London has announced that private equity investment firm Encore Consumer Capital has made a majority investment in the company and will form a partnership to help develop and market the Seattle-based brand.

July 24, 2014

Fifty-four percent of online shoppers feel that they are more conscious of their security online compared with 12 months ago, following a string of high-profile security breaches at various international retailers and brands. Of the 2,000 online consumers surveyed as part of EDigitalResearch's and IMRG's EcustomerServiceIndex, 50% felt that retailers should be doing more to keep them safe online, especially in the wake of yet more data and security breaches in 2014.

July 14, 2014

Re-introducing a type of polio vaccine that fell out of favour in the 1960s could hasten eradication of the disease, according to new research.

June 25, 2014

Worldwide prescription drug sales are expected to exceed the trillion dollar mark by 2020, according to Evaluate's "World Preview 2014, Outlook to 2020" report released Wednesday.

June 19, 2014

With a focus on expanding its retail presence, Vestiage, which creates and distributes nutraceuticals under such brands as RegiMEN for men and Monterey Bay Nutraceuticals for women, has appointed Laura Stall as national VP sales.

June 13, 2014

According to a consumer survey from eDigitalResearch released Friday, online grocery shoppers tend to buy fewer impulse purchases online than in store, resulting in smaller basket sizes.

May 19, 2014

The U.K. daily the Telegraph on Monday reported conjecture that Walgreens may seek to pull the trigger on the second step in its acquisition of Alliance Boots sooner rather than later.

May 13, 2014

Pfizer testified before British Parliament Tuesday regarding its proposed offer to acquire AstraZeneca, the New York Times reported.

May 6, 2014

Little Seashell, a Canada-based designer and manufacturer of greeting cards, announced its summer 2014 collection, which includes three vibrant designs.

May 2, 2014

AstraZeneca rejected Pfizer's $106 billion bid for the company Friday morning.

May 1, 2014

GlaxoSmithKline on Wednesday announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved Incruse Ellipta (umeclidinium), which is used for the treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema.

April 28, 2014

GlaxoSmithKline and Theravance on Monday announced that Anoro Ellipta (umeclidinium and vilanterol inhalation powder), a once-daily that combines two long-acting bronchodilators in a single inhaler, is now available in retail pharmacies in the United States.

April 28, 2014

U.S. pharmaceutical firm Pfizer this morning confirmed discussions with AstraZeneca regarding a possible merger. If the transaction goes through, it's expected that the two companies will combine under a new U.K-incorporated holding company.

April 22, 2014

Following a multifaceted deal with Novartis on Tuesday, GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis have created a consumer healthcare giant with annual worldwide revenues of $11 billion on a 2013 pro forma basis.

April 21, 2014

Women’s love affair with lip color is still going strong as the segment continues to enjoy an upswing in sales and an onslaught of new products.

April 21, 2014

GlaxoSmithKline and Genmab A/S announced last week that the Food and Drug Administration has approved a supplemental biologic license application for the use of Arzerra (ofatumumab) in combination with chlorambucil for the treatment of previously untreated patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia for whom fludarabine-based therapy is considered inappropriate.

April 21, 2014

Pfizer is making a bid of $100.8 billion (£60 billion) for Astra Zeneca, according to a report in the Sunday Times, published Sunday.