April 7, 2011

Wrigley is packing a new type of gum in its "down under" market.

April 6, 2011

Washington-based healthcare accrediting organization URAC has awarded specialty pharmacy and mail-service pharmacy accreditation to BioScrip, the specialty pharmacy provider said Wednesday.

April 6, 2011

Majestic Drug, a manufacturer of niche oral care and personal care products, has promoted Nilda Oyola to national sales and marketing manager.

April 6, 2011

Most retail segments showed solid year-over-year retail growth in March, according to MasterCard Advisors SpendingPulse, a macroeconomic report tracking national retail and services sales.

April 6, 2011

Walgreens on Wednesday morning launched a national health initiative, Walk with Walgreens, at its flagship store in Times Square.

April 6, 2011

Zippity Doo's line of lice prevention hair care products for children has expanded into Canada and now is available at Shoppers Drug Mart.

April 5, 2011

An overwhelming majority of Consumer Reports readers are highly satisfied with their independent pharmacy experiences, as compared with experiences at some of the national chains, a report to be published in the May issue found.

April 5, 2011

Help Remedies on Monday named 20-year industry veteran Mark Cieslinski SVP sales.

April 5, 2011

French skin care brand Vichy Labs will launch in May its new ProEven total dark spot corrector, a formula with DeeperCell-concentrate designed to help address dark spots and uneven skin tone.

April 4, 2011

CandyRific is boosting Mike and Ike candy offerings with new items.

April 4, 2011

A new functional beverage that promises to help curb hangovers is hitting the market.

April 4, 2011

PL Developments on Monday announced that it has acquired the exclusive rights to sell and distribute store-brand over-the-counter versions of omeprazole sodium bicarbonate capsules, the generic version of Merck’s Zegerid OTC.

April 4, 2011

Pepsi is gearing up to launch a low-calorie soft drink, according to published reports.

April 4, 2011

French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis may get a name change soon, according to a published report.

April 4, 2011

Retailers rank among the highest for their customer service, according to a new report by the Temkin Group.

April 1, 2011

Prepare for a juice drink experience that "fuses" fruity flavors and nutritional ingredients.

April 1, 2011

Some of the nation's most popular retailers earned a spot on Interbrand's annual ranking of the 50 most valuable U.S. retail brands.

April 1, 2011

Sundial has announced that Walgreens has become the exclusive national drug store retail partner for its SheaMoisture hair care line and will carry the products on shelf and online, beginning April 1.

March 31, 2011

The Estée Lauder Cos., whose brands include Estée Lauder, Aveda, Bumble and Bumble, American Beauty and Flirt!, has announced that its Aramis and Designer Fragrances division will assume the exclusive worldwide license for the fragrance and grooming business of Ermenegildo Zegna Group, a Milan-based men’s luxury clothing and accessory business.

March 31, 2011

Patients diagnosed with high blood-glucose levels that cannot control the condition over time likely will develop such eye-related complications as retinopathy 10 years later, according to a report in the February issue of Archives of Ophthalmology.

March 31, 2011

The Kardashian matriarch Kris Jenner has signed on to be part of Poise’s “Great Women in History” series, launched last year, to highlight the fact that many great women throughout history have had to contend with light bladder leakage, Poise manufacturer Kimberly-Clark announced Thursday.

March 31, 2011

Johnson & Johnson on April 4 will install Pat Mutchler as head of the McNeil Consumer Healthcare unit, according to a Wednesday evening Associated Press report.

March 31, 2011

Patients that have been handling their diabetes for a long time are less likely to experience complications, according to a new study conducted by Joslin Diabetes Center researchers.

March 30, 2011

Graphic Armor, in association with Kiss and Condomania, on Wednesday announced the release of Kiss Kondoms, FDA-approved "picture condoms" featuring a full color image on the latex.