June 20, 2016

The Alzheimer’s Foundation on Monday once again used the summer solstice (June 20 this year) to hold its annual The Longest Day team event to raise funds and awareness for the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. 

June 20, 2016

Ferrara Candy Company's Black Forest Organic brand is bringing a family of gummy bears, The Organics, to life in the brand's first-ever national marketing campaign. 

June 20, 2016

This Fourth of July Chobani is marking the launch of Chobani Meze Dips by sponsoring a vacation rental giveaway.

June 20, 2016

Is your organization aligned with your top customers? What is valuable in the eyes of the retailer is very different today than it was yesterday. With that in mind, Drug Store News and Mack Elevation Forum will co-host the next edition of the jointly produced 10X Thought Leadership Series, “The Growth Summit – Ideas That Matter,” Aug. 5 in Boston, at the historic Villa Victoria Center for the Arts.

June 20, 2016

Industry partners are working on a second CAST school, with an announcement about the site and career pathways expected later this year.

June 20, 2016

Leading consumables brand HOT POCKETS has teamed up with food truck chefs to create all-new products that meet consumer demand for unique tastes in the frozen food section.

June 20, 2016

To help clinicians and patients make informed decisions about aspirin use, researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital have developed a new, free, mobile app, "Aspirin-Guide" that calculates both the cardiovascular disease risk score and the bleeding risk score for an individual patient, and helps clinicians decide which patients are appropriate candidates for the use of low-dose aspirin (75 to 81 mg daily).

June 20, 2016

Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard BCAA is intended for consumption during training, as taking in BCAAs (branched chain amino acids) during a workout can help spare muscle tissue from excessive breakdown.

June 20, 2016

The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close by early August.

June 20, 2016

Walgreens has mad a dedicated effort in its Cleveland-area stores to support the local chaper of Make-A-Wish, The Morning Journal reported Friday. From June 11-25, more than 80 local Walgreens stores will collect donations to benefit the organization. “Inspired by the bravery of a local employee whose child received a granted wish, Walgreens has been a dedicated partner to Make-A-Wish in greater Cleveland, raising funds to make wishes possible for deserving kids,” stated Doug Kelly, president and CEO of Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. (The Morning Journal)

June 20, 2016

The authors found that increased adoption rates followed states allowing pharmacists to administer the vaccine.

June 20, 2016

The new 14,000 square foot store, will feature the Rite Aid's highly popular Wellness store format, of which there are currently more than 2,100 of nationwide.

June 20, 2016

Shopko is advancing the in-store health and wellness engagement experience for its shoppers and employees through a new partnership with higi.

June 20, 2016

Walgreens installed safe medication disposal kiosks in locations across both Washington and Oklahoma and made naloxone available without requiring a prescription.

June 20, 2016

For Walmart, the alliance greatly expands its opportunity in China e-commerce and provides its stores and Sam’s Clubs with potential traffic from JD.com’s significant base of customers and same-day delivery network.

June 20, 2016

Steiner NYC filed plans for the building with an address of 21 Flushing Avenue, according to an application recorded with the Department of Buildings, The Real Deal reported.

June 17, 2016

Aurobindo Pharma USA has launched a new website designed to be more interactive and provide more information on medications.

June 17, 2016

The CVS Health Foundation will donate $100,000 to the OneOrlando Fund, which is also accepting online donations from the public at www.OneOrlando.org.

June 17, 2016

Delaware becomes the 12th state to pass a law addressing the issue of cough medicine abuse among teens, CHPA noted.

June 17, 2016

The report noted that 58% of Gen Z consumers would choose in-store purchases over online in order to see and feel the product, while 50% look to avoid shipping costs and 43% want to get the products faster.

June 17, 2016

Nature's Fury is taking nutritional beverages to a new level by introducing NutriDrinks.

June 17, 2016

Patrick O’Brien, CEO of beauty and personal care products company Paris Presents, has been named the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year in the Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods category in the Midwest.

June 17, 2016

Canada's London Drugs will be offering free Melanoma skin check clinics over the summer, 24Hours Vancouver reported Wednesday. “It is extremely important the public understands the risk of overexposure of the sun to our skin,” commented John Tse, London Drugs VP pharmacy and cosmetics. “With the assistance of lower mainland dermatologist, Dr. Jason Rivers, and partnership support from La Roche-Posay, London Drugs’ new Skin Checker clinics will provide individuals with education and awareness as well as the opportunity to discuss and analyze any skin or mole concerns they might have.” (24Hour Vancouver)

June 17, 2016

Sanpellegrino Sparkling Fruit Beverages is launching an inventive new digital effort to encourage consumers to embrace travel and the Sanpellegrino lifestyle.