August 1, 2012

Teams of pharmacy students from three universities have been named finalists in the Good Neighbor Pharmacy National Community Pharmacists Association's Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition, NCPA announced Tuesday.

August 1, 2012

Beiersdorf’s Nivea brand has announced the launch of its first-ever Nivea "Kiss of Style" design contest, which will give one winner the opportunity to design a limited-edition cap for Nivea Lip Care that will be sold in stores.

August 1, 2012

In honor of American athletes competing in this summer’s Olympic Games, Procter & Gamble, a Worldwide Olympic Partner, has teamed up with Walmart to bring the “Tour of London” to the United States via a recreation of London.

August 1, 2012

Campbell's confirmed that a new leader will take over the company's Pepperidge Farm business.

August 1, 2012

Disposable dental flosser maker Plackers has expanded its porfolio with the launch of its new GentleSlide flossers.

August 1, 2012

Popchips has expanded its portfolio with a new line of popped tortilla chips.

August 1, 2012

Customers, vendors and industry analysts were among the more than 300 people who took part in seminars to showcase pharmacy technology maker QS/1's line of software products for independent and small-chain pharmacies and home medical equipment providers.

August 1, 2012

Fred's on Wednesday posted a 5% increase in total sales for the four-week period ended July 28 to $136.7 million, the discount retailer announced.

August 1, 2012

According to a survey commissioned by MyLife, 40% of consumers are so hooked to their social media outlets that they’d rather undertake unpleasant or even painful activities before they’d give up tweeting or updating their Facebook status.

August 1, 2012

Take Care Health Systems, which is owned by Walgreens, has launched a pilot program offering patients mobile and online appointment-scheduling services through consumer healthcare application iTriage.

August 1, 2012

Weis Markets on Tuesday reported a 12.1% increase in its second-quarter net income to $23.2 million.

August 1, 2012

Yoplait is going back to basics with its latest yogurt.

July 31, 2012

The 2012 Jersey Shore Undy 5000 raised more than $80,000 for local and national colon cancer screening, awareness and support programs, Boehringer-Ingelheim — which sponsored the event under its Dulcolax brand — announced Saturday.

July 31, 2012

Abon Pharmaceuticals is challenging the patent protection on an injected drug used to treat leukemia in children and adolescents, the company said Tuesday.

July 31, 2012

An Ahold USA executive has received honors from a New England business publication.

July 31, 2012

AmerisourceBergen on Tuesday announced that it has signed a three-year agreement to supply approximately $18.5 billion in pharmaceuticals to Express Scripts on an annual basis.

July 31, 2012

Betty Crocker has added new Shake-n-Pour desserts and cereal-flavored muffins to its portfolio.

July 31, 2012

Tablet owners spend a fair amount of time on their devices, particularly to shop online or redeem coupons.

July 31, 2012

Days of cutting back-to-school spending are over, as nearly 9-in-10 consumers plan to spend the same or more, according to Deloitte's annual back-to-school survey.

July 31, 2012

Designer Protein on Tuesday announced the launch of a reformulated line of Designer Whey protein powders.

July 31, 2012

Following regulatory approval by the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, GlaxoSmithKline confirmed it has begun shipping the first lots of its 2012-2013 seasonal influenza vaccines to healthcare providers and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention distribution centers.

July 31, 2012

As many as 47 million women will be gaining greater control over their health care and access to eight new prevention-related healthcare services without paying more out of their own pocket beginning Aug. 1, Health and Human Services secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced Tuesday.

July 31, 2012

Honey Maid has introduced a line of filled graham crackers.

July 31, 2012

Integrated Bagging Systems has introduced a new kind of disposable plastic glove.