May 14, 2014

Food Lion has unveiled its new chain-wide strategy: "Easy, Fresh and Affordable ... You Can Count on Food Lion Every Day!" The announcement launches a multi-year initiative to make shopping easier for Food Lion customers at the company's more than 1,100 stores, while keeping the low prices customers expect.

May 14, 2014

Innovative Products on Tuesday showcased its Gotcha Covered preventative solution for head lice.

May 14, 2014

Joey New York has acquired the Joey New York brand of skin care and beauty products through its acquisition of RAR Beauty.

May 14, 2014

Start-up beauty brand Julep Beauty has launched this month its first fully customizable monthly beauty box subscription, enabling beauty mavens to choose from among two million possible combinations of full-size beauty products and limited-batch nail polishes.

May 14, 2014

Mylan on Wednesday announced that it has launched olanzapine orally disintegrating tablets in 5-mg, 10-mg, 15-mg and 20-mg strengths. The drug is the generic version of Zyprexa Zydis tablets from Eli Lilly and Co.

May 14, 2014

Retail sales rose ever so slightly in April, putting a damper on hopes of a sharp uptick in economic growth in the second quarter. According to the U.S. Commerce Department, retail sales — which include categories such as automobiles, gasoline stations and restaurants — rose 0.1% in April, following a revised 1.5% increase in March that ranked as the biggest since March 2010.

May 14, 2014

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the European Commission on Tuesday released the first progress report of the Transatlantic Taskforce on Antimicrobial Resistance.

May 14, 2014

The new Hy-Vee new store in Springfield, Ill., which marks the grocer’s 238th store in eight Midwestern states, is part of an aggressive growth plan, according to a local news report.

May 14, 2014

Stater Bros. chairman, president and CEO Jack Brown on Tuesday announced second-quarter results for fiscal 2014.

May 14, 2014

Tiger Balm U.S. on Wednesday announced its third year as a premier sponsor of the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Chicago.

May 14, 2014

Weis Markets on Wednesday announced David Gose has joined the company as SVP operations.

May 14, 2014

WellPet — a premium pet food company whose portfolio of brands includes Wellness, Old Mother Hubbard, Eagle Pack and Holistic Select — announced the launch of Wellness Divin Duos, a dual-layered, natural wet cat food.

May 14, 2014

Yankee Candle Co. announced the debut of two new fragrances to its limited edition Man Candles collection.

May 13, 2014

Annie's, a natural and organic food company, announced a variety of kits, which combine popular snack and meal items in a shelf-stable unit.

May 13, 2014

Luxury accessories design house Coach has announced the appointment of David Denton, EVP and CFO of CVS Caremark, to is board.

May 13, 2014

In a move that is squarely in line with CVS Caremark’s continued commitment to healthy living and its bold move to pull tobacco products from its stores, the pharmacy retailer has signed on as the national presenting sponsor of Lung Force, a national public heath initiative to fight lung cancer in women.

May 13, 2014

Teva Pharmaeceuticals on Tuesday announced that the Food and Drug Administration accepted the company's supplemental new drug application for a lower dose QNASL (beclomethasone dipropionate) nasal aerosol, which is used for the treatment of seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis in children ages 4 years to 11 years.

May 13, 2014

KVK-Tech, a developer, manufacturer and marketer of specialty pharmaceuticals, announced the appointment of Joseph Lefebvre as VP business development, marketing and API sourcing.

May 13, 2014

McKesson reported that revenues for the fourth quarter ended March 31 were $38.1 billion, up 25%.

May 13, 2014

Meijer opened two new 190,000-sq.-ft. supercenters outside of Indianapolis on Tuesday, Meijer co-chairman Doug Meijer announced.

May 13, 2014

Navarro Discount Pharmacy has launched a new Mobile Health Station, aimed at improving the community’s health across South Florida by offering free health screenings and the opportunity to get various immunizations — such as the flu, shingles and pneumonia vaccines — at discounted rates.

May 13, 2014

Nielsen last week named the U.S. Breakthrough Innovation Winners for 2014, recognizing products introduced in 2012 that have "met the standards for distinctiveness, relevance and endurance."

May 13, 2014

Grocer Stop & Shop has joined with Norwalk Hospital FastCare to introduce a new in-store health clinic in Fairfield, Conn.

May 13, 2014

Pfizer testified before British Parliament Tuesday regarding its proposed offer to acquire AstraZeneca, the New York Times reported.