October 25, 2011

BJ's Wholesale Club is slated to open its newest store in Massachusetts this weekend, the company announced Tuesday.

October 25, 2011

Kaz has boosted its SmartTemp portfolio with the introduction of a reusable gel pad that combines hot and cold therapy.

October 25, 2011

Sanofi has appointed David Meeker as CEO of Genzyme, the French drug maker said.

October 20, 2011

Vertex Pharmaceuticals has filed for Food and Drug Administration approval of a drug for cystic fibrosis, the company said.

October 19, 2011

Hair care brand Living Proof, which is sold at such retailers as Sephora and Ulta, has launched its latest breakthrough in hair care: Restore.

October 14, 2011

Baskin-Robbins on Friday announced the launch of Cake Bites, a new bite-sized line of mini desserts that combine ice cream and cake in a single serving.

October 14, 2011

Two classes of drugs for treating Type 2 diabetes will experience the biggest growth in market share of all classes of drugs for the condition, according to a new study by Decision Resources.

October 13, 2011

More than half of parents in Massachusetts said their children have access to prescription drugs that could be abused, according to a new survey.

October 11, 2011

Carex Health Brands on Monday introduced its new Hot & Cold Compression 2-in-1 Universal Wrap.

September 30, 2011

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation and the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations have announced the winners of the Bowl of Hygeia, an annual award that recognizes civic and community leadership among pharmacists, sponsored by the APhA Foundation and NASPA and awarded by state pharmacy associations.

September 30, 2011

BJ's Wholesale Club officially is owned by Leonard Green & Partners and CVC Capital Partners, just a few weeks after the retailer's stockholders approved the agreement.

September 29, 2011

To curb avoidable hospital readmissions among seniors, CVS Caremark has teamed up with a provider of transitional care services to help these patients better manage and understand their medication regimens.

September 15, 2011

Big Y is saying "so long," to its self-service checkout lanes at its stores, according to published reports.

September 9, 2011

At a special meeting held Friday, BJ's Wholesale Club stockholders approved the definitive agreement between the company and Leonard Green & Partners and CVC Capital Partners to be acquired in an all-cash transaction valued at about $2.8 billion.

September 9, 2011

Stop & Shop has teamed up with Unilever to support the hunger relief efforts of Feeding America and its local member food banks.

September 1, 2011

Carex Health Brands on Thursday announced its acquisition of the Detach N’ Go brand from Inventures Products.

August 31, 2011

Retailer Whole Foods is continuing its foray into the health-and-wellness realm.

August 17, 2011

Strong performances in key categories and higher gas profitability helped BJ’s Wholesale Club exceed its earnings guidance for the second quarter.

August 16, 2011

BestNursingDegree.com, an education and career resource for current and aspiring nurses, has announced the winners of this year’s “Back to School” nursing scholarships.

August 12, 2011

Carex Health Brands recently introduced the Apex 14 day pill wallet, an efficient and discreet solution for everyday organization of medicines.

August 10, 2011

Snyder's-Lance announced it has acquired a snack food distributor serving the Rhode Island, eastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire markets.

August 8, 2011

Tribe Mediterranean Foods is launching four new flavors to its hummus line, the company said.

August 5, 2011

Carex Health Brands on Thursday announced the launch of the Ultra Grabber, a mobility device that provides wrist support and enables users to reach up to 32 in. to retrieve items in high areas, on the floor or within common reach that could otherwise present a challenge for individuals.

August 5, 2011

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is gearing up for this year’s Pharmacy & Technology Conference in Boston in late August, an event that will bring together more than 130 retail companies representing more than 80,000 retail outlets.