February 2, 2012

Fred's on Thursday said January sales rose 3% to $132.4 million, compared with the year-ago period.

February 2, 2012

Medicare Part D plans that had incorporated Walgreens into their network gained market share last year, while those without Walgreens collectively lost market share, according to a Walgreens statement issued Wednesday.

February 2, 2012

Suave for Men has teamed up with pro football star Clay Matthews to launch the Suave Hair Like Clay promotion, giving fans the chance to hang with the linebacker this offseason.

February 2, 2012

Target appears to have salvaged its fourth-quarter sales results with a 4.3% same-store sales increase in January to offset a disappointing 1.6% increase in December and a 1.8% increase in November.

February 2, 2012

Tom's of Maine, a maker of natural personal care products, has introduced its new Naturally Dry antiperspirant line, which is positioned as the first antiperspirant stick made entirely with sustainably sourced ingredients derived from plant and mineral sources, and without artificial fragrances, preservatives and silicones.

February 2, 2012

Hasbro has brought its Twister game into the 21st century with help from pop icon Britney Spears.

February 2, 2012

Walgreens on Thursday inserted another piece into its comprehensive healthcare offering, just in time for the PBM selling season, with the acquisition of BioScrip's community specialty pharmacies.

February 2, 2012

Tula Foods has introduced Better Whey of Life, a new line of Greek yogurt made with whey protein from grass-fed cows.

February 1, 2012

A projection issued by the Congressional Budget Office concluded that healthcare spending in the United States would reach a substantial high.

February 1, 2012

Clorox said it has launched a smartphone application and mobile website that will provide smartphone users access to information about ingredients used in its products.

February 1, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Novartis that is designed to prevent tumors in the gastrointestinal tract from recurring after surgical removal, the agency said.

February 1, 2012

Impax Pharmaceuticals said Wednesday that it obtained exclusive U.S. commercial rights to a drug for migraine headaches made by AstraZeneca.

February 1, 2012

Supervalu-owned Jewel-Osco has announced that it will celebrate Black History Month this February with its 13th annual “A Taste of Black History” program, a monthlong initiative to honor the contributions of Jewel-Osco’s African-American vendors and help them build on their success in the retail food business.

February 1, 2012

Through a collaboration with the American Diabetes Association, the diabetes division of drug maker Eli Lilly has committed to send 89 children to diabetes camp this summer.

February 1, 2012

The charitable arm of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores once again has released funding that will support 15 new residencies for recent pharmacy graduates.

February 1, 2012

The total U.S. prestige beauty industry experienced an 11% increase in dollar sales during 2011, according to market research company The NPD Group, with skin care and fragrance sold in U.S. department stores posting double-digit gains.

February 1, 2012

Consumers are set to pull out all the stops this Valentine’s Day, with the average person shelling out $126.03, up 8.5% over last year, according to the National Retail Federation’s "2012 Valentine’s Day Consumer Intentions and Actions" survey, conducted by BIGinsight.

February 1, 2012

Procter & Gamble and comedian Larry the Cable Guy on Wednesday awarded a pair of Super Bowl tickets to three winners of the Prilosec OTC "A Better Way to Tailgate" challenge.

February 1, 2012

A possible pill mix-up has prompted Pfizer to recall more than two dozen lots of a prescription contraceptive drug, the drug maker said.

February 1, 2012

Rite Aid is marking American Heart Month with a campaign that offers blood-pressure screenings, online tools and hearth health guides for free, the company said Wednesday.

February 1, 2012

CVS/pharmacy has introduced a program that allows pharmacy patients to receive immediate notification via text message when their prescription is ready to be picked up, the drug store chain said.

February 1, 2012

Sabra has added Southwest and Tuscan Herb hummus flavors to its portfolio.

February 1, 2012

A former Johnson & Johnson executive has been appointed to serve as interim CEO for Savient Pharmaceuticals.

February 1, 2012

Schick is touting a disposable razor that features a handle made of 100% recycled plastic, in addition to 100% post-consumer paper in its packaging.