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.

April 17, 2013

A Food and Drug Administration panel has recommended that the agency approve an experimental drug for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease made by GlaxoSmithKline and Theravance, the two companies said.

April 5, 2013

GlaxoSmithKline has started a late-stage clinical trial of a drug in patients with an inflammatory disease that affects the blood vessels.

March 27, 2013

Alliance Boots on Wednesday announced its contract manufacturing business BCM will invest heavier into core competency categories, such as beauty and skin care, as it discontinues third-party manufacturer development in unnamed "unprofitable" categories.

March 25, 2013

The U.K.'s Infirst Healthcare on Monday announced it has successfully raised $32.1 million in new funds.

March 15, 2013

MinuteClinic president and SVP/associate chief medical officer of CVS Caremark, Andrew Sussman, attended two separate healthcare events in London last week to discuss how MinuteClinic is improving care and access at substantially lower cost.

This is important because, regardless of whether a country has universal healthcare or not, someone has to pay for it and accessibility can still be an issue. Interestingly, a British supermarket began testing the concept of an in-store physician-staffed clinic back in 2008 in an effort to improve access. 
A key reason: Its supermarkets are often situated in a convenient location with public transport links and ample parking.

March 14, 2013

MinuteClinic president and SVP/associate chief medical officer of CVS Caremark, Andrew Sussman, traveled to London this week to discuss how MinuteClinic is improving care and access at substantially lower cost, the company has announced.