January 16, 2012

Winn-Dixie CEO Peter Lynch is stepping down, according to published reports.

January 16, 2012

Retailers that are looking to access their store sales and foot traffic now can do so anywhere and anytime with a new, free mobile application from ShopperTrak.

January 13, 2012

Walgreens on Thursday took its failed negotiations with Express Scripts to Twitter, paying the social media site to promote the hashtag #ILoveWalgreens and setting off a barrage of tweets by tweeting "It's time to take a stand against @ExpressScripts. Tell them people want a choice by tweeting hashtag #ILoveWalgreens." According to Twitter, Walgreens tweeted 126 times on Thursday.

January 13, 2012

Bristol-Myers Squibb has officially launched its tender offer for Inhibitex, the drug maker said Friday.

January 13, 2012

MagnaCare, a health plan management company, on Thursday announced its partnership with Telcare on that company's new wireless-enabled blood glucose meter.

January 11, 2012

The maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

January 11, 2012

On Tuesday, IBM released its final benchmark announcement for the 2011 holiday season, detailing a continued strong performance for mobile, as well as an overall increase in online spending for December 2011.

January 11, 2012

Fresh & Easy is slated to close 12 underperforming stores.

January 10, 2012

Grocer A&P has announced plans to shutter 14 stores in four states as it prepares to emerge from bankruptcy.

January 10, 2012

Dr. LeWinn by Kinerase, a line created specifically for the mass market that launched in early 2011, is offering a Facebook sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip to New York Fashion Week.

January 10, 2012

Kodak is looking to transform into a digital enterprise by going back to basics.

January 10, 2012

La Roche-Posay is launching in March its new Rosaliac AR Intense Localized Redness Intensive Care, which reduces visible redness and irritation, and is suitable for rosacea-prone skin.

January 10, 2012

Larenim Mineral has announced the launch of its new skin care product Larenim hyaluronic acid serum.

January 10, 2012

Over the past year, store-brand sales of over-the-counter products have helped maintain a slight growth through the sector, and with the number of proposed prescription-to-OTC switches on the horizon, the future looks especially bright, Joe Papa, Perrigo chairman, president and CEO, told attendees of the 30th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference held Monday.

January 9, 2012

Bristol-Myers Squibb is buying Inhibitex for $2.5 billion, the companies said.

January 9, 2012

Generic drug maker Mylan is challenging the patent on a drug used to treat diabetes, the company said Monday.

January 6, 2012

The Global Market Development Center earlier this week announced the association will be "flip-flopping" its two annual marketing conferences with the Health Beauty Wellness event moving to a spring time frame and General Merchandise event moving to a fall time frame, beginning in 2013.

January 5, 2012

Manhattan-based pharmacy retailer Duane Reade has confirmed plans to relocate its corporate headquarters to 40 Wall St., which is already home to its mega flagship store.

January 5, 2012

A senator from New York is proposing new regulations that would protect pharmacies from robberies, according to published reports.

January 4, 2012

In what might become an additional indicator as to the power consumers can wield across retail through social media outlets, Wegmans on Wednesday reinstated Alec Baldwin as the company's spokesman.

January 4, 2012

Brisk is gearing up for the 3-D theatrical release of "Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace" with limited-edition packaging and a campaign.

January 4, 2012

Celebrity Denise Richards announced on her blog on Jan. 2 that she has teamed up with stylist Cristophe to create her own hair care line.

January 4, 2012

Maybelline New York is defying the rules with its new Illegal Length Fiber Extensions mascara, which features fiber-extension technology for longer-looking lashes.

January 4, 2012

Coty’s NYC New York Color brand is introducing in its spring 2012 collection the new Matte Me Crazy and Big City Dazzle Sparkle topcoat for nails.