August 8, 2013

Midwestern retailer Meijer announced that it is preparing to hire thousands of new team members for its stores in response to company growth and in preparation for the fall and holiday selling seasons.

August 8, 2013

There's no way to sugarcoat it. Over the past two decades, Flint, Mich., headquarters city for Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, had become a poster child for urban decline.

August 7, 2013

Special K is expanding its portfolio with the new Special K Nourish, which is made with a multi-grain blend of superfoods, including quinoa, oats and barley.

July 31, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a Perrigo generic drug for treating dermatitis, the company said Wednesday.

July 31, 2013

Promotions were up across the front-end over the first half of 2013 as compared with the corresponding year-ago period, and digital coupons have continued to sustain double-digit growth as more marketers adopt a digital strategy and more retailers employ an omnichannel loyalty program to attract and retain customers.

July 29, 2013

U.S.-based drug maker Perrigo Co. will buy Ireland's Elan Corp. for $8.6 billion, the companies said.

July 24, 2013

Despite having its headquarters and a significant presence in Michigan, mass-merchandise retailer Meijer hasn't opened any stores in the state's largest city, but that will change Thursday.

July 22, 2013

Spartan Stores and Nash Finch Co. on Monday announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Spartan Stores and Nash Finch will combine in an all-stock merger valued at approximately $1.3 billion, including existing net debt at each company.

July 19, 2013

Perrigo announced the tentative approval for repaglinide tablets, a generic version of Novo Nordisk's Prandin, used to treat Type 2 diabetes.

July 16, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy is supporting a summer camp for children with chronic kidney disease, the company said Tuesday.

July 15, 2013

While today's cost-conscious consumers are increasingly choosing private-label over-the-counter medications over national name brands, new qualitative research from Market Strategies International has identified a high level of loyalty to name brands for consumers who believe they need "more" from their medications, Market Strategies noted in a report released last week.

July 11, 2013

Mass merchandise chain Meijer is set to open its first store in the city of Detroit later this month, according to published reports.

July 10, 2013

According to a report published Monday in the Detroit Free Press, Kroger will create as many as 2,000 jobs throughout Michigan as the national grocer continues to grow marketshare across its core markets, even as the chain seeks a Southeastern foothold with the acquisition of Harris Teeter announced yesterday.

June 27, 2013

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare announced today that Advil is the official pain reliever of Tough Mudder, a 10 mi to 12 mi obstacle course, as part of the Advil Relief in Action campaign that celebrates volunteers who don’t let pain get in the way of providing relief to others.

June 27, 2013

A rapidly growing specialty pharmacy has been named a "bright spot" in Michigan's economy by a statewide business magazine.

June 24, 2013

Kroger on Friday announced it has named Rick Going president of the company's new Nashville division, Calvin Kaufman president of the new Louisville division, Jayne Homco president of the Michigan division and Erin Sharp group VP of Kroger manufacturing.

June 24, 2013

Perrigo on Monday promoted Emily Hiller to assistant category manager for the category management team at Perrigo Nutritionals in Gordonsville, Va.

June 17, 2013

Perrigo Co. will pay up to $129 million to buy Fera Pharmaceuticals' portfolio of ophthalmic products, Perrigo said.

June 14, 2013

The Kellogg Company announced numerous new snack options across the company's various brand groups, including Cheez-It, Kashi, Keebler, Special-K and more.

June 12, 2013

Meijer will open two new stores in northern Indiana, the mass merchandise retailer said.

June 6, 2013

The Kellogg Company is adding new Special K Nourish hot cereal and bars, and Kellogg's To Go breakfast shakes to its line of breakfast options.

June 6, 2013

Fish oil supplements may protect the heart in stressful situations, according to a study published in the May edition of the American Journal of Physiology – Regulatory, Integrative, and Comparative Physiology.

June 5, 2013

Kashi introduced Kashi GoLean Vanilla Graham Clusters cereal. The new cereal has 11 g of protein and 9 g of fiber.

June 4, 2013

The healthcare reform law will add 6 million Americans to Medicaid and 21 million to affordable insurance exchanges, according to a new study.