December 10, 2013

The hedge fund Elliott Management will attempt to block McKesson's offer to acquire the German pharmaceutical wholesaler Celesio because it “substantially undervalues” the company, according to a report in the New York Times published Tuesday.

December 6, 2013

Rimmel London has tapped Binky Felstead to star in its new Sunshimmer advertising campaign in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

December 3, 2013

Infirst Healthcare earlier this month secured the rights to market Dr. Cocoa, an award-winning cocoa-flavored pediatric cough remedy.

November 27, 2013

Researchers at the University of Dundee and University College London on Wednesday reported that taking the maximum daily dose of some medicines would exceed the recommended daily limits for sodium, without any additional dietary intake, and potentially become an added risk factor for heart disease.

November 19, 2013

Unilever is looking to sell its Soft & Beautiful, TCB and Pro-Line Comb-Thru brands to Strength of Nature. The sale excludes TCB’s business in Africa.

November 15, 2013

An experimental human papillomavirus vaccine made by Merck could offer a boost to the vaccine market, but the company will have to use effective marketing efforts to ensure uptake, according to a new study.

November 15, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has given orphan drug designation to an experimental treatment for a rare form of epilepsy.

November 8, 2013

Even as CC creams increasingly hit the market, the BB cream craze continues.

October 23, 2013

Coty’s Rimmel London beauty brand, which is celebrating its 180th anniversary, unveiled during a press event on Tuesday its spring 2014 collection, featuring products for eyes, face, lips and nails.

October 15, 2013

AstraZeneca has acquired a British developer of biotech drugs for treating cancer, AstraZeneca said Tuesday.

October 11, 2013

The global market for drugs to treat constipation resulting from use of opioid painkillers will increase more than tenfold by 2017, according to new research.

October 10, 2013

The drug market in Brazil is expected to grow to nearly $60 billion by the next decade, but problems remain with coverage of the population, according to a new report.

September 23, 2013

The Shopper Marketing Expo, scheduled for Oct. 8-10, here, at the Navy Pier, will once again host the Path to Purchase Institute’s annual Design of the Times merchandising display competition.

August 27, 2013

AstraZeneca has bought Maryland-based biotech company Amplimmune, the drug maker said.

August 19, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a vaccine made by GlaxoSmithKline that protects against four strains of the flu, the drug maker said.

August 8, 2013

Coty’s Rimmel London has developed the new Show Off Lip Lacquer, which will be highlighted by model Kate Moss in a new ad campaign.

June 20, 2013

Procter & Gamble has announced that P&G Prestige has entered into a licensing agreement with Alexander McQueen to manufacture and sell designer fragrance products under the Alexander McQueen brand name.

June 14, 2013

Procter & Gamble Prestige has inked a licensing deal with Stella McCartney to manufacture and sell designer fragrance products.

June 10, 2013

Anglo-Swedish drug maker AstraZeneca will pay up to $1.15 billion for a U.S. developer of drugs for respiratory diseases, AstraZeneca said Monday.

June 5, 2013

Vidal Sassoon Pro Series is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the iconic bob hairstyle; the brand has launched the “Show Your Genius” Facebook contest.

May 29, 2013

British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline has acquired Swiss vaccine development company Okairos for $325 million, GSK said Wednesday.

May 28, 2013

After 50 years of service with the company, Kroger's mid-south division president John Hackett is retiring.

May 7, 2013

The global market for biosimilars will be worth nearly $2.5 billion this year, according to a new study.

April 22, 2013

Rumors are circulating that Amazon may be opening a brick-and-mortar store in London, according to published reports.