May 23, 2011

Generic drug maker Par has inked a definitive agreement to acquire an India-based developer and manufacturer of generic drugs.

May 23, 2011

Mars Chocolate North America is moving into the healthy snack space. The company recently introduced GoodnessKnows snack squares — fruit and nut bars made without artificial ingredients, colors or flavors.


May 23, 2011

Aetrex Worldwide is bringing shoppers a one-of-a-kind shopping experience featuring the most advanced technology in the footwear industry with the opening of its first retail concept in Englewood, N.J. An invite-only grand opening celebration will be held June 2.


May 20, 2011

Mars Chocolate is putting emphasis on its Twix and Snickers candies with two respective campaigns.

May 19, 2011

Chips Ahoy! is getting a chocolate makeover.

May 19, 2011

Telecommunications provider Verizon Wireless and pharmacy benefit manager Medco Health Solutions have unveiled a mobile application that the companies said would allow patients and their doctors to instantly find the lowest-cost prescription drugs to meet their health needs and identify potentially harmful drug interactions.

May 18, 2011

Unilever's Dove celebrated the launch of its new Dove VisibleCare body wash collection with a contest that gave one woman the opportunity to get a taste of what celebrities experience on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."

May 18, 2011

Global spending on medicines will reach nearly $1.1 trillion by 2015, according to a new study by market research firm IMS Health.

May 18, 2011

Stop & Shop announced that it has finalized its acquisition of five New Jersey Shore-area Foodtown supermarkets previously owned by Norkus Enterprises.

May 18, 2011

Valeant Pharmaceuticals has announced the launch of the "Change Your Skin, Change Your Life" campaign, in which its Kinerase brand will make three charitable donations in 2011.

May 16, 2011

Drug maker Merck has completed its acquisition of eye care company Inspire.

May 11, 2011

Pharmacy benefit manager Medco’s research arm is teaming up with personalized medicine and pharmacogenetics company AssureRx Health in a pilot program to evaluate adherence and medical care utilization among patients taking antidepressants and antipsychotics.

May 11, 2011

Veet's newest hair removal products build on the belief that a groomed bikini line tops summer appearance must-haves among women, according to a survey conducted on the brand's behalf.

May 10, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration will expedite its review of an investigational drug made by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals for treating tumors of the gastrointestinal tract, the company said Tuesday.

May 9, 2011

Drug maker Merck announced that it has kicked off an initiative that includes a wide range of public education and patient support programs, as well as research efforts to help improve care for people living with chronic hepatitis C virus infections.

May 6, 2011

Bayer Consumer Care on Friday announced that Frank Garske of California is the grand prize winner of the Alka-Seltzer Said/Heard Mishaps Contest on Facebook.

May 6, 2011

Greenstone has introduced an authorized generic treatment for breast cancer, the generics subsidiary of Pfizer said.

May 6, 2011

Johnson's has kicked off "Treasuring Everyday Joy," an integrated campaign that will benefit the March of Dimes, the company said.

May 6, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Novartis as the first treatment for advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, Novartis said Thursday.

May 5, 2011

FlavoRx and Rochester Drug Cooperative on Thursday announced a long-term distribution agreement designed to bring the FlavoRx brand to more than 950 independent pharmacies serviced by RDC throughout New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Connecticut.

May 4, 2011

Visine is looking to help consumers that experience eye irritation and redness during the summer months.

May 4, 2011

The National Community Pharmacists Association's membership has expanded to include a buying and advertising cooperative that offers rebates and signage to independently owned pharmacies.

May 4, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic oral contraceptive made by Sandoz, the generics arm of Swiss drug maker Novartis said Wednesday.

May 4, 2011

Tic Tac is kicking off summer with two new mint flavors.