December 19, 2013

Sears Holdings has elected law firm executive Cesar Alvarez to its board of directors, the company, which owns the Sears and Kmart chains, announced.

December 19, 2013

Specialty pharmacy Senderra Rx has hired a former executive at Diplomat, Rite Aid and Perry Drug Store as its EVP strategic initiatives.

December 19, 2013

About 40 million credit and debit card accounts of Target customers were compromised between late November and the middle of this month, the mass merchandise retailer said Thursday.

December 18, 2013

Actelion has launched a topical gel used to treat a kind of skin cancer, the company said.

December 18, 2013

Blue Diamond Growers, an almond processing and marketing company, announced the results of a recent national survey by Harris Interactive which provided a closer look at Americans' New Year's resolutions.

December 18, 2013

Winning with ability and agility in the age of healthcare retail-ization. That’s what it is all about for CVS Caremark, and that was a central theme of Wednesday’s timely Analyst Day meeting in New York City.

December 18, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration and the European Medicines Agency will share data about studies meant to show whether generic drugs are equivalent to their branded counterparts, under a joint program announced Wednesday.

December 18, 2013

AmerisourceBergen on Wednesday announced a CMS Star measure improvement initiative for members of the Good Neighbor Pharmacy network, a group of more than 3,200 independent pharmacies across the nation.

December 18, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug made by GlaxoSmithKline and Theravance for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the agency said Wednesday.

December 18, 2013

Higi, a consumer-focused health engagement company, has acquired fitness gamification-based platform Earndit.

December 18, 2013

Kashi has announced the launch of Crunchy Granola and Seed Bars in two flavors.

December 18, 2013

Kiss Products, manufacturers and global distributors of nail products, introduced their new logo and packaging, further reinforcing the brand's position as a leader in the industry, the company said.

December 18, 2013

Kroger announced the promotion of Mark Tuffin to SVP retail divisions. He succeeds Michael Ellis, who will become Kroger's president and chief operating officer on Jan. 1.

December 18, 2013

L'Oréal USA has introduced a new app for owners of a device that allows them to use tablet-like apps on television through an Internet connection.

December 18, 2013

Lupin has launched a generic drug for treating HIV, following its victory in a patent-infringement suit in federal court, the Indian drug maker said Wednesday.

December 18, 2013

A new study has found a significant increase in the number of high school students who report having abused a common prescription drug for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, even as abuse of other prescription drugs has decreased or remained low.

December 18, 2013

The U.S. healthcare system saved $217 billion in 2012 thanks to the use of generic drugs, according to a new report by a generic drug industry trade group.

December 18, 2013

Mylan has acquired rights to an experimental respiratory drug made by Pfizer, Mylan said.

December 18, 2013

Four school districts have won a competition sponsored by Mylan to raise awareness about dangerous allergic reactions, the company said.

December 18, 2013

For peanut butter cup lovers, the New Year will mark not only a fresh start but also a chance to dig into Butterfinger's newest confection.

December 18, 2013

Procter & Gamble's Olay unit has introduced two new additions to its White Radiance collection of products, the company said.

December 18, 2013

Perrigo has finalized its acquisition of Elan Corp., Perrigo said Wednesday.

December 18, 2013

Midwestern supermarket chain Hy-Vee will renovate 50 of its stores to include casual dining and cocktails, according to published reports.

December 18, 2013

Sibu Beauty, a skin care and supplement line made from the sea buckthorn berry, announced the Sibu Seven Omega 7 Pure Line. The product boasts the most potent, natural form of omega-7 (palmitoleic acid), the company said.