March 25, 2011

In November 2010, The Drug Store News Group hosted in New York an exclusive round-table discussion among leading executives from a vast array of retailers and a handful of key vendors. Moderated by DSN editor-in-chief Rob Eder, the panel tackled a wide range of issues, from the role of private label to improving store execution, inventory optimization and more. In part two, featured here, the panel tackles beauty care.

March 25, 2011

Recognizing and responding to the changing U.S. digital media landscape, Drug Store News is making it even easier for online readers to quickly navigate the latest leading industry news via a newly launched mobile version.

March 25, 2011

A group representing specialty pharmacies is calling on the Department of Defense to not use exclusive networks in the Tricare pharmacy program.

March 25, 2011

PepsiCo has appointed Maura Abeln Smith as its new EVP government affairs, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective May 5.

March 25, 2011

The share of private-label brands and products will double to 50% by 2025, thanks to a continued emphasis made by retailers.

March 24, 2011

Duane Reade, which is owned by Walgreens, has extended its contract with DeVito/Verdi, the New York ad agency that assisted with its marketing metamorphosis.

March 24, 2011

Violet-eyed Elizabeth Taylor was a legendary actress who not only made a lasting impression on the big screen with her sultry screen persona but also had a tremendous impact on the fragrance industry with the launch of her first fragrance in 1987.

March 24, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a topical pain treatment made by Hi-Tech Pharmacal, the drug maker said Thursday.

March 24, 2011

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens in March expanded Joseph Magnacca’s role. As president of daily living products and solutions, Magnacca — the former Shoppers Drug Mart vet who as chief merchant of Duane Reade proved instrumental in the reinvention of the New York drug store chain — will oversee Walgreens’ marketing and merchandising operations, led by chief marketing officer Kim Feil and chief merchandising officer Bryan Pugh, but will report directly to president and CEO Greg Wasson.

March 24, 2011

Unilever's Suave brand of hair care products is showcasing its reformulated Suave Professionals line via a "Shameless" star challenge that asks women to put their hair care products to the test.

March 24, 2011

Tops Friendly Markets staged a reopening celebration Tuesday to mark the renovation of its store in Dewitt, N.Y., near Syracuse.

March 24, 2011

In celebration of Earth Day this weekend, Walgreens will turn off select interior lights and lighted exterior signage at 1,415 stores across the country for one hour on Saturday.

March 24, 2011

Walmart Stores said it will open a new office in Atlanta, positioning the retailer to more effectively manage nearly 1,600 stores in 20 Eastern U.S. states and focus on opportunities to grow its business in such states as New York.

March 23, 2011

Colgate-Palmolive is bolstering its foothold in the European personal care market by acquiring from Unilever the Sanex personal care brand for about $940 million.

March 23, 2011

The 14th annual EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women in New York is just around the corner, and once again Nate Berkus, host of "The Nate Berkus Show"; Jimmy Fallon, host of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon"; and Dr. Oz, host of "The Dr. Oz Show," will host the April 30 event, according to beauty company Revlon, the Entertainment Industry Foundation and Lilly Tartikoff, co-founder of the event and co-founder of the Revlon/UCLA Women's Cancer Research program.

March 23, 2011

Actress Katie Holmes stars in "The Decision," a short film in support of the new John Frieda precision foam color from Kao Brands.

March 23, 2011

A new report released this week unveiled the top go-to markets for retailers that are looking to boost their national presence.

March 22, 2011

Hain Celestial is boosting its market presence with the introduction of more than 50 new and improved products.

March 22, 2011

Hi-Tech Pharmacal was granted final approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its treatment of duodenal ulcers.

March 22, 2011

Private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners is considering an offer to acquire BJ’s Wholesale Club, according to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

March 22, 2011

Maxwell House Haggadah is sprucing up its appearance.

March 21, 2011

Following the recent sale of Walgreens' pharmacy benefit management business, Credit Suisse analysts said they are interested in the executive team's updated thinking on their healthcare strategy and plans for the $550 million in proceeds.

March 21, 2011

Generic drug maker Hi-Tech Pharmacal has acquired the rights to a drug for mouth infections, the company said Monday.

March 21, 2011

Generic drug maker Mylan is suing the Food and Drug Administration in an effort to prevent Gurgaon, India-based competitor Ranbaxy Labs from launching its generic version of Pfizer’s cholesterol medication Lipitor, according to published reports.