May 6, 2014

Pfizer's Nexium 24HR will launch May 27, Pfizer reported in a conference call Monday.

May 6, 2014

Walgreens was one of a number of companies to register trademarks under the new .cool domain name, according a report published Tuesday by the Domains, with the registration of both Beauty.cool and pharmacy.cool.

May 5, 2014

The war for faster delivery appears to be on. Google is reportedly expanding its same-day business to Manhattan and Los Angeles, according to the New York Post.

May 2, 2014

Bayer is negotiating for Merck's consumer health business in a deal worth $14 billion, according to a Bloomberg report published Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

May 2, 2014

Pfizer early Friday morning upped the ante in its bid for AstraZeneca, which is now valued at $106 billion.

May 2, 2014

Prestige Brands Holdings on Thursday announced that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of Hydralyte from the Hydration Pharmaceuticals Trust of Victoria, Australia.

May 2, 2014

Walgreens is piloting an iBeacon program across several Duane Reade stores, the Mobile Commerce Daily reported Friday.

May 2, 2014

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray on Thursday unveiled a plan to increase the city’s minimum wage to $15. Although Murray said the hike has broad support across local government, business and labor communities, the City Council still has to vote on the proposal.

May 1, 2014

Professional skateboarder Paul Rodriguez, also known as “P-Rod,” is partnering with Unilever’s Axe men’s grooming brand to take his style off the board and into the personal care aisles.

May 1, 2014

Despite the growing incidence of melanoma, many women still grade themselves a “C” or lower on their sun care habits, according to a recent survey by L’Oréal Paris and the Melanoma Research Alliance.

May 1, 2014

For the second straight year, Rite Aid will serve as a platinum sponsor of the Entertainment Industry Foundation's Revlon Run/Walk For Women events, which take place in New York and Los Angeles.

April 30, 2014

While posting a “strong” first quarter, Revlon did see mixed dynamics for the consumer and professional segment, said Lorenzo Delpani, president and CEO.

April 29, 2014

The makers of Flipeez and Stompeez have announced the introduction of Snackeez, an all-in-one drinking and snacking cup.

April 28, 2014

Forest Labs and Furiex Pharmaceuticals on Monday announced that Forest will acquire Furiex for $95 per share, or approximately $1.1 billion in cash.

April 28, 2014

Looking to “break the myths” about millennials, and help marketers and brands effectively engage with them, Nielsen has released a new report, dubbed “Millennials: Breaking the Myths of this No Strings Attached Generation.”

April 28, 2014

U.S. pharmaceutical firm Pfizer this morning confirmed discussions with AstraZeneca regarding a possible merger. If the transaction goes through, it's expected that the two companies will combine under a new U.K-incorporated holding company.

April 25, 2014

Colgate-Palmolive today reported that North America net sales increased 2.5% during the first quarter.

April 25, 2014

This year the 18th Annual Webby Awards, an international award honoring excellence on the Internet, featured applications for health and wellness mobile health apps, including CVS/pharmacy, Walgreens and GlaxoSmithKline.

April 25, 2014

InComm, a prepaid product and transaction services company, and Marketing Werks, a division of Crossmark, have announced the launch of Afiniti, a platform to deliver targeted, brand-specific rewards and content to members of affinity groups.

April 25, 2014

Prestige Brands Holdings, whose portfolio includes Chloraseptic sore throat treatments, Clear Eyes eye care products and Compound W wart treatments, has entered into an agreement to acquire Insight Pharmaceuticals, the maker of Monistat, for $750 million in cash.

April 25, 2014

Softlips has introduced its new Softlips Cube, a dome-shaped balm that delivers a 5-in-1 formula to hydrate, replenish, smooth, protect with SPF 15 and add a subtle sheen to lips.

April 24, 2014

Mountain Dew, a brand from PepsiCo, on Thursday announced that for the first time, Mtn Dew Baja Blast — which is only available as a fountain beverage at Taco Bell — will make the leap to store shelves for a limited time beginning May 5.

April 24, 2014

Nielsen has teamed up with the NPD Group, a global information company, to jointly produce the quarterly U.S. Beauty Cross Channel Monitor.

April 24, 2014

A cough syrup produced by Actavis will no longer be available due to the negative light cast on the product stemming from abuse by musicians like Justin Bieber and Soulja Boy, according to a report from the Huffington Post.