April 1, 2015

On the heels of CVS Health’s decision to pull tobacco from its shelves, a sponsored bill that would ban pharmacies statewide from selling tobacco products is facing some headwinds from independent pharmacies, according to a local news report.
 

April 1, 2015

Target Canada announced that it will complete its liquidation efforts and close the last of its Canadian retail stores to the public on April 12.

April 1, 2015

Teva said it expects the product to be available to patients during second-quarter 2015.

April 1, 2015

Arkansas native and Walmart president and CEO Doug McMillon has taken a firm stance against a “religious freedom” measure passed by the Arkansas House on Tuesday.

March 31, 2015

Amneal Pharmaceuticals will acquire Actavis Australia's generic pharmaceutical business. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. 

March 31, 2015

Pharmacist participation conflicts with role as healthcare provider, group says.

March 31, 2015

The drug is Food and Drug Administration-approved to treat opioid-induced constipation in adults with chronic, non-cancer pain. 

March 31, 2015

CVS Health has entered into two new clinical affiliations, bringing the total number of health system and healthcare provider affiliations for CVS Health and MinuteClinic to more than 50.

March 31, 2015

According to Mintel Beauty and Personal Care research, seasonality takes hold as a key beauty trend.
 

March 31, 2015

CVS Health’s MinuteClinic has become the first retail clinic provider to offer Department of Transportation physicals for interstate commercial drivers.

March 31, 2015

Nail treatment brand Nail Tek has developed a new “We’ve Got Your Number System” to make getting and maintaining strong, healthy nails easier than ever.

March 31, 2015

A new survey conducted by Marketforce International sent mystery shoppers into over 650 stores across 63 retailers.

March 31, 2015

Store brand sales in all the major retail channels are continuing their upwards trend, setting new records across the board for annual revenue, according to the Private Label Manufacturers Association’s 2015 Private Label Yearbook.

March 31, 2015

San Francisco Equity Partners has acquired a majority stake in beauty company Japonesque, whose beauty products are inspired by the professional makeup tools used in Kabuki theatre in Japan.

March 31, 2015

The director of the FDA’s Office of Generic Drugs temporarily steps down to deal with a medical issue, according to a report by the Regulatory Focus Professionals Society.

March 31, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries announced the launch of generic Exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) tablets, which are indicated for the treatment of hypertension. 

 

March 30, 2015

Alpina Foods on Monday announced the launch of a line of yogurts infused with coffee.

March 30, 2015

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation has announced the completed endowment of the APhA-Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management William H. Briner Distinguished Nuclear Pharmacy Practice Award with a pledge from the National Association of Nuclear Pharmacies.

March 30, 2015

Half of adults would say "no way" to meeting someone for a date if they had a cold sore, according to a Carmex survey. 

March 30, 2015

MakerBot is coming to an even wider mass market arena as the 3-D printer rolls out at more than 300 Sam's Club locations in the United States.

March 30, 2015

The supplement industry criticized the agreement between GNC and the New York Attorney General's office. 

March 30, 2015

Delhaize Group has completed the sale of its Bottom Dollar Food store locations to ALDI, enabling the grocer to focus on its core markets.

March 30, 2015

DRYPro is launching a sealable, waterproof cast protector.

March 30, 2015

GNC on Monday announced an agreement with the New York Attorney General's office affirming that all of the products called into question by the office were actually in full compliance with cGMPs.