December 6, 2013

Holiday shopping got a big boost during Thanksgiving weekend, and most of the growth came from shopping on Thanksgiving itself rather than Black Friday, according to a new report.

December 6, 2013

Tide Pods, a line of laundry detergent capsules from Proctor & Gamble, has announced a new partnership with acclaimed clothing designer and Council of Fashion Designers of America member Tracy Reese.

December 5, 2013

Arm & Hammer Oral Care has teamed up with actress Alison Sweeney, who will appear in the brand's advertising, public relations and digital media campaigns.

December 5, 2013

Church & Dwight announced plans to expand its gummy vitamin production capacity through the addition of a new production line to be constructed at its manufacturing facility in Pennsylvania.

December 5, 2013

Costco's sales increased by 5% during first quarter 2014, which ended on Nov. 24, the club retailer said Thursday.

December 5, 2013

Dollar General on Thursday reported $4.4 billion in sales, up 10.5%, for the company's third quarter ended Nov. 1.

December 5, 2013

The Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Target for its efforts to reduce its carbon emissions, the agency said.

December 5, 2013

Compounding pharmacies that produce sterile drugs can register as outsourcing facilities and may be exempt from certain Food and Drug Administration approval requirements, according to a document published on the FDA's website.

December 5, 2013

The Food Marketing Institute has appointed Douglas Baker as its VP private brands.

December 5, 2013

Fred's Super Dollar on Wednesday reported a 1% increase in total sales, to $151.5 million, for the four weeks ended Nov. 30. Comparable-store sales for the month were flat versus a decline of 3.6% in the same period last year.

December 5, 2013

Fruth Pharmacy has promoted director of pharmacy administration and procurement Tim Weber to VP, the regional retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

December 5, 2013

GfK Consumer Experiences North America on Thursday released its GfK Brand Benchmark Study, which assessed US consumers’ relationships with hundreds of products and services in 48 categories, and found stark disparities in what different generations value in a brand.

December 5, 2013

Giant Eagle opened its latest prototype in McMurray, Pa., on Wednesday, according to a report published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

December 5, 2013

Kroger on Thursday reported that same-store supermarket sales growth, without fuel, was 3.5% in the third quarter, marking the 40th consecutive quarter of same-store sales growth.

December 5, 2013

McKesson announced that the company has launched the voluntary public takeover offer for the outstanding shares of Celesio through its indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary Dragonfly in connection with the announcement on Oct. 24 of McKesson’s agreement to acquire Celesio.

December 5, 2013

Meijer will donate up to $10,000 to benefit three diaper banks in the Midwest, the mass merchandise retailer said Thursday.

December 5, 2013

Mylan has completed its acquisition of the injectables business of Strides Arcolab, a deal worth nearly $2 billion, the drug maker said.

December 5, 2013

Mylan has launched a generic drug for treating a condition that causes heightened levels of the protein prolactin in the blood, the company said Thursday.

December 5, 2013

Four drug industry trade groups are suing the board of health in King County, Wash., over a local health ordinance that they say shifts the burden of sustainable disposal of unwanted drugs onto drug companies, according to published reports.

December 5, 2013

Rite Aid's same-store sales increased by 2.8% in November, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

December 5, 2013

Global retail branding and sourcing partner Daymon Worldwide on Wednesday released the results of its national "Men on a Mission" study, revealing six types of male mission-oriented shopping trips and male shopper archetypes based on evolving gender roles and shopping behavior.

December 5, 2013

College students are using popular social media platform Twitter to talk about prescription drugs, and it turns out those brief, 140-character messages are saying a lot about medication abuse and misuse.

December 5, 2013

Under the Willow has introduced a new line of men’s grooming products just in time for the holidays.

December 5, 2013

ZeaVision announced that its EyePromise natural supplements are now available for broader distribution through vitamin, health retail and e-tail channels.