May 18, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for Parkinson's disease made by Actavis, the drug maker said Friday.

May 18, 2012

Fresh & Easy has launched a new range of more than 50 preseasoned, ready-to-cook items in stores just in time for the summer grilling season.

May 18, 2012

Friskies has launched a campaign designed to end "cat boredom."

May 18, 2012

PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division is developing a gluten-free validation process for its products as part of a multiyear initiative to assure consumers that many of the company's products are gluten free.

May 18, 2012

Regional supermarket chain Harris Teeter announced that its board of directots has declared a quarterly dividend of 14 cents per share.

May 18, 2012

Maybelline New York is launching at retail in June its Dream Fresh BB, an 8-in-1 skin perfector.

May 18, 2012

McNeil Consumer Healthcare on Thursday informed its wholesale customers that it is voluntarily recalling one lot of Imodium multi-symptom relief 18 caplets due to a packaging issue that may have impacted a limited number of blister units in this lot.

May 18, 2012

The Drug Store News Group, the Pharmacist Society and Mylan Inc., one of the world's leading generics and specialty pharmaceutical companies, are pleased to announce an exclusive sponsorship to expand membership opportunities at PharmacistSociety.com – an online forum that supports and enhances professional networks for U.S.-based retail pharmacists, professional organizations and pharmacy companies.

May 18, 2012

The National Advertising Division on Friday recommended Dreambrands modify or discontinue a wide range of advertising claims for “Add Lib,” a dietary supplement promoted to women for improved mood, energy and sexual desire.

May 18, 2012

A diaper rash treatment and skin protectant has arrived in the United States, MarcasUSA said.

May 18, 2012

Perrigo on Friday announced that it has received final approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its abbreviated new drug application for lansoprazole capsules in the 15-mg strength.

May 18, 2012

Safeway has launched an online and mobile shopping tool that is designed to give customers an easier way to save on groceries.

May 18, 2012

Sears Holdings reported profits of $189 million during first quarter 2012, compared with a $165 million loss in first quarter 2011, the company said.

May 18, 2012

Solantic, an operator of urgent care centers in Florida, is changing its name to CareSpot Express Healthcare to represent a new brand and new vision for the company.

May 18, 2012

That trip to the local restaurant is off the menu for consumers today, as are furnishings and electronics, Empathica reported on Thursday, citing its latest Consumer Insights Panel survey of more than 6,500 U.S. consumers.

May 18, 2012

Generic drug maker Watson Pharmaceuticals is challenging the patent protection of a contraceptive drug made by Warner Chilcott, Watson said Friday.

May 18, 2012

Weis Markets on Thursday announced it has begun the construction of an environmentally innovative 65,000-sq.-ft. superstore in Fogelsville, Pa.

May 17, 2012

Military shoppers at Travis Air Force Base near Fairfield, Calif., welcomed the opening of a new Army and Air Force Exchange Service experience as a renovated and rebranded exchange opened earlier this month.

May 17, 2012

Rogaine has tapped Bill Rancic, an American entrepreneur, motivational speaker and star of the reality show "Giuliana & Bill," to serve as the brand's first-ever "Growth Coach."

May 17, 2012

A line of insulated can covers is taking a provocative turn.

May 17, 2012

British celebrity hair stylist Lee Stafford has brought his line of hair care products to the United States.

May 17, 2012

People with higher levels of education and higher income have lower rates of many chronic diseases compared with those with less education and lower income levels, according to "Health, United States, 2011" — the government’s annual comprehensive report on Americans’ health released Wednesday.

May 17, 2012

Charmin has launched a new and improved mobile application that provides users with the ability to search for and rate restrooms across the country.

May 17, 2012

Coty has announced the May launch of its new Nautica Aqua Rush fragrance for men.