July 5, 2012

Walgreens has entered into an agreement to acquire a regional drug store chain for approximately $438 million.

July 2, 2012

Grocery chain ShopRite is offering free prenatal vitamins to further help shoppers live healthier lives and prepare for a healthy baby.

June 29, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory approval application for a drug made by Shionogi for treating vulvar and vaginal atrophy due to menopause.

June 28, 2012

Feline Pine has introduced a new and improved formulation of its clumping cat litter.

June 26, 2012

Generic drug maker Watson Pharmaceuticals is challenging the patent protection on an antidepressant made by Pfizer, the company said.

June 25, 2012

The U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary of Eisai has promoted one of its executives.

June 25, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder made by Actavis, the drug maker said Monday.

June 22, 2012

Unilever’s Axe Hair brand for men has teamed up with Universal Pictures' upcoming comedy “Ted” to create a partnership that speaks to the irreverent nature and humor of both the film and the Axe Hair brand.

June 21, 2012

A new line of products from AllerMates is helping parents of children with allergies better protect kids against exposure to unwanted allergens.

June 20, 2012

An all-natural oat-based beverage recently made its market debut.

June 19, 2012

Grocer A&P has inked an exclusive partnership with BrightFarms, becoming the only retailer of BrightFarms’ Brooklyn-grown produce from the world’s largest rooftop farm.

June 19, 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled in favor of Watson Pharmaceuticals during patent litigation concerning the drug maker's abbreviated new drug application for an overactive bladder treatment.

June 19, 2012

Weis Markets on Tuesday reported its Paws for Pets program generated $191,000 in donations and pet supplies for 94 local animal shelters and rescue organizations in its five-state market area, nearly double the total raised in 2011.

June 18, 2012

Merck announced that the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey ruled against the company in a patent infringement suit against Canada-based drug maker Apotex.

June 13, 2012

New trends in nail care, dramatic eye looks and the appeal of limited-edition scents significantly bolstered sales in the 2011 U.S. personal care market, which exceeded $38 billion at the manufacturers’ level, surpassing pre-recession levels and representing robust growth of 4.2%, according to the recent "Cosmetics & Toiletries USA" report from global consulting and research firm Kline & Co.

June 7, 2012

Mars Chocolate is bringing a new treat to the frozen food aisle.

June 7, 2012

The chief of staff for Rep. Steve Rothman, D-N.J., is taking on a new role.

June 6, 2012

Checkpoint Systems on Thursday announced the expansion of its Enhanced Performance Label offering.

June 6, 2012

Nexxus Salon Hair Care has inked a multiyear partnership with the Tony Awards as its official and exclusive beauty partner, making Nexxus the first beauty and hair care brand to partner with the Tony Awards.

June 5, 2012

A vast majority of shoppers continue to purchase some private-label products on a regular basis, according to research from Perception Research Services.

June 4, 2012

An experimental drug made by Bayer HealthCare extended the length of time that patients with gastrointestinal tumors survived without their disease getting worse, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial released Monday.

May 31, 2012

Actavis has launched a generic drug for high blood pressure and chest pain, the company said.

May 31, 2012

Tris Pharma on Thursday announced that the Food and Drug Administration has approved its generic equivalent to Reckitt Benckiser's Delsym, an extended-release oral liquid suspension containing dextromethorphan.

May 30, 2012

CCA Industries, which manufactures and markets health and beauty aids, has announced that its board of directors has approved a dividend of 7 cents per share for the second quarter of fiscal 2012.