September 5, 2014

Merck on Thursday announced that the Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to Keytruda (pembrolizumab) for the treatment of patients with advanced melanoma.

September 5, 2014

Kroger announced that its family of stores is hiring to fill an estimated 20,000 permanent positions in its supermarket divisions.

September 5, 2014

California could become the first state to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.

September 5, 2014

Mylan on Friday announced that it has launched a generic version of Hoffmann-La Roche's Boniva injection.

September 5, 2014

Pharmavite at the recent NACDS Total Store Expo unveiled its go-to-market strategy.

September 5, 2014

Purdue Pharma on Thursday shared results from several studies evaluating its investigational pain medication Hysingla ER.

September 5, 2014

Purdue Pharma on Thursday presented results from two epidemiological studies evaluating the reformulation of OxyContin. 

September 5, 2014

True Nopal announced that its line of True Nopal Cactus Water will be available in the Los Angeles region and Hawaii Costco locations beginning in September. 

September 5, 2014

Walgreens is offering more than $10 million worth of flu shot vouchers free to those without health insurance coverage.

 

September 4, 2014

Alliance Data Systems on Thursdy announced it has signed a multi-year agreement to provide co-brand and private-label credit card services for Meijer.

September 4, 2014

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York on Wednesday welcomed Walgreens to the health plan’s retail pharmacy network and named the retailer the plan's specialty pharmacy provider. 

September 4, 2014

Clorox bleach is breaking some rules in celebration of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, revealing a “Cloey De La Rox” line of undies via social media platform Vine for an underwear fashion show. 

September 4, 2014

Costco reported on Thursday a boost in net sales for August and the fourth quarter.

September 4, 2014

The Drug Enforcement Administration National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day collection site locator is now available online, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy reported Wednesday.

September 4, 2014

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation on Wednesday awarded nearly $4 million to approximately 825 schools, nonprofits and literacy organizations to enhance and support youth literacy and education across the United States.

September 4, 2014

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire the business assets of Davis Beverage Group and Davis Bottling Co.

September 4, 2014

Debuting ahead of the 2015 release of the newest Star Wars film “Star Wars Episode VII,” is the new Firefly Star Wars Ready Go Brush for Dr. Fresh.

September 4, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Thursday reported sales of $147.6 million, up 6%, for the four weeks ended Aug. 30. 

September 4, 2014

Healthcare Data Solutions on Wednesday announced that it ranked on Inc. 5000’s list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States for the third year in a row, at No. 3,154 with 111% sales growth.

September 4, 2014

Kline Group reported positive signs of 2013 growth across the over-the-counter sector in its recently published Nonprescription Drugs USA study, according to a blog posted Monday

September 4, 2014

Prestige Brands on Wednesday announced that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of Insight Pharmaceuticals, a marketer and distributor of feminine care and other over-the-counter healthcare products.

September 4, 2014

This September, Prestige Brands is challenging consumers to get picky and switch to a Fiber Choice product for their daily fiber supplement with a special website sweepstakes, the company announced Wednesday.

September 4, 2014

Rite Aid on Thursday reported a 3.2% lift in sales for the 26 weeks ended Aug. 30, ringing in $12.9 billion. 

 

September 4, 2014

SoapBox Soaps, a mission-based personal care company, launched an all-natural line of soaps in five new Whole Foods regions earlier this week.