January 10, 2012

A new lighter roast coffee from Starbucks has debuted at retail.

January 10, 2012

The SVP and CFO of Pepsi Bottling Group is heading to Sun Products.

January 10, 2012

Weis Markets on Monday announced it has lowered the prices on 1,700 staple items and that it will freeze the prices of these products for 90 days through April 2, marking the company’s eighth 90-day Price Freeze since 2009.

January 10, 2012

Winn-Dixie on Tuesday joined the Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance, an initiative aimed at tipping the scales against the epidemic of diabetes, prediabetes and obesity by expanding access to community-based programs that use evidence-based approaches to help prevent and control diabetes.

January 9, 2012

The American Diabetes Association has announced its officers and board of directors for 2012.

January 9, 2012

A decade ago, Unilever revolutionized the men’s grooming segment with the launch of Axe, which has since become a leading men’s grooming brand. Now the brand is looking to make history again with the launch of its first-ever, limited-edition fragrance for her.

January 9, 2012

Bristol-Myers Squibb is buying Inhibitex for $2.5 billion, the companies said.

January 9, 2012

A former Dell executive has stepped into a new role at a consumer-driven marketing leader.

January 9, 2012

CVS Caremark has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the stand-alone Medicare Part D prescription drug plan business from Health Net for approximately $160 million in cash.

January 9, 2012

A CVS Caremark study found that the company's integrated pharmacy-based program — Pharmacy Advisor — increased medication adherence rates and physician initiation of prescriptions for concomitant medications, improving care for diabetes patients and resulting in savings for health plans, the company announced on Monday.

January 9, 2012

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy has received limited distribution rights for a neovascular age-related macular degeneration treatment.

January 9, 2012

Dr Pepper is embracing its originality in flavor and as a brand with the debut of its latest advertising campaign.

January 9, 2012

Endo Pharmaceuticals announced a short-term supply constraint of analgesic products, including Opana ER, due to the temporary shutdown of a manufacturing facility operated by Novartis Consumer Health.

January 9, 2012

Fisher-Price is introducing a new device that allows preschoolers to watch television shows on the go.

January 9, 2012

Fresh & Easy has expanded its Eatwell and Goodness lines with more than 60 new products.

January 9, 2012

GE Capital Corporate Retail Finance announced it is administrative agent and sole lender on a $65 million asset-based credit facility for Navarro Discount Pharmacy. The financing will be used to refinance debt and for general corporate purposes.

January 9, 2012

Kodak has debuted its latest products, including two new cameras, at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, despite rumors that the company will be seeking bankruptcy protection.

January 9, 2012

Generic drug maker Mylan is challenging the patent on a drug used to treat diabetes, the company said Monday.

January 9, 2012

Following the recent voluntary suspension of operations and shipments from its Lincoln, Neb.-based facility, Novartis Consumer Health announced a voluntary recall of some of its over-the-counter products sold in the United States.

January 9, 2012

Drug maker Perrigo is buying a privately owned distributor of diabetes products, the company said Monday.

January 9, 2012

Rite Aid has hired Wendy Barnes as group VP managed care, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

January 9, 2012

Many patients that are at risk of Type 2 diabetes don't believe they require lifestyle counseling to help them curb their chance of developing the disease, according to new research published in the journal Diabetes Care.

January 9, 2012

Vitasoy-USA announced that it has promoted one of its marketing executives.

January 9, 2012

After announcing a special discount for Express Scripts members on the annual membership fee for the Walgreens Prescription Savings Club, the drug store chain said its PSC gained nearly 125,000 customers in the first week of the new year.