April 16, 2012

An earlier Easter holiday and unseasonably warmer weather prompted U.S. retail sales to steadily climb in March, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Monday.

April 16, 2012

Stop & Shop's New York metro division is inviting customers to help support pediatric cancer research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center through the retailer's annual Triple Winner Game.

April 16, 2012

Supervalu on Monday announced three new executive appointments following the departure of Sue Klug, president of its Albertsons Southern California division.

April 16, 2012

Walgreens and Car Charging Group on Monday announced the expansion of EV charging services to 13 Walgreens locations in Orlando and Tampa/St. Petersburg, Fla.

April 16, 2012

Lilly Diabetes and Walgreens on Monday launched an awareness campaign at 43 Walgreens pharmacies throughout the Indianapolis area on the consequences of hypoglycemia.

April 16, 2012

Walmart announced that Google's VP local and maps Marissa Mayer will be up for election to the board at the company's annual shareholders' meeting on June 1. If elected, Mayer would become the 16th member of the board.

April 13, 2012

Dollar General has pledged its support of the White House's Joining Forces initiative, which promotes private sector employment for members of the military community.

April 13, 2012

Drug companies invested nearly $50 billion in research and development in 2011, according to a new report by a drug industry trade group.

April 13, 2012

Sun and Skin Care Research, a manufacturer of branded and private-label sun care products that are sold under such brands as Ocean Potion and No-Ad, has announced that an investment group led by private equity firm Source Capital, and including the company's management, has acquired a majority interest in the company.

April 13, 2012

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America announced Friday the appointment of Eli Lilly chairman, president and CEO John Lechleiter as PhRMA chairman at its annual meeting.

April 13, 2012

Trading of Safeway shares on Nasdaq were up almost 75 cents in late morning trading on speculation that Safeway soon may be up for sale.

April 13, 2012

While more than half of U.S. adults currently are "watching" their diet, a fraction of them are doing so because they are concerned about their "salt intake," according to Mintel research.

April 13, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for lipid disorders made by Mylan, the company said Friday.

April 13, 2012

Michael Season's, a Natural Snacks brand, has introduced a new line of snacks made with black beans.

April 13, 2012

After a nearly two-year presence on store shelves, Kraft Foods is pulling its Greek yogurt brand, according to published reports.

April 13, 2012

Sprout Foods is broadening its current pouched baby food portfolio with the launch of a line of organic toddler meals.

April 13, 2012

A group of industrial chemicals commonly found in cosmetics and plastics may disrupt insulin production, particularly among seniors, according to a study published in Diabetes Care.

April 13, 2012

A new study released Thursday by MarketTools found that 63% of shoppers said they have changed their shopping habits in the past six months, with the majority reporting changes to seek more value.

April 13, 2012

Tom's of Maine is introducing, for the first time, a new line of men's deodorants.

April 13, 2012

Walmart and healthcare partner Humana are out with a new prescription drug program called Rx4Value that guarantees savings and relies on the proven strategy of improving affordability by restricting choice to generic drugs.

April 12, 2012

Albertsons LLC earlier this week announced the closure of 13 stores across the Sunshine State, leaving only four locations in the Orlando, Fla., area, according to published reports.

April 12, 2012

AstraZeneca has launched a new drug for treating high blood pressure, the company said Thursday.

April 12, 2012

After more than 1 million people voted in Walmart's "Get On The Shelf Competition," America has chosen its top 10 most innovative products it would like to see on Walmart's shelves.

April 12, 2012

Clorox has partnered with the National Association of Hispanic Nurses to launch a new healthcare resource for Hispanic families.