April 26, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new indication for an epilepsy drug made by GlaxoSmithKline, the drug maker said Monday.

April 25, 2011

One way for a supermarket to convey its health-and-wellness commitment to customers is to build a marketing campaign around it. 

In Harris Teeter’s case, the campaign is “Yourwellness.” Now in its sixth year, the initiative offers “evidence-based guidance on important health issues” and help with nutritional choices throughout the store, according to the company.

April 25, 2011

Expanding the role of pharmacy far beyond the counter has long been a hallmark of Kerr Drug’s business model, and the chain’s Kerr Community Health Center is one of the best examples. 

April 25, 2011

Kerr Drug describes its free prescription delivery service — launched in fall 2010 and renewed to positive customer response for 2011 — as “old school innovation.” If “old school” means anticipating consumers’ health and everyday-product needs, and meeting them with a down-home approach to store service and a broader-than-usual menu of pharmacy care options, then the tag could apply to Kerr’s entire business strategy.

April 25, 2011

A generic drug maker is being sued for patent infringement for its version of a fixed-dose combination drug co-created by Pozen and AstraZeneca.

April 21, 2011

In celebration of Earth Day and as part of its commitment to incorporating sustainable practices into its day-to-day business operations, Harris Teeter announced it has aligned with vendors to offer promotions that will reward customers for their green decisions.

April 20, 2011

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Salix Pharmaceuticals three patents related to a drug used for travelers’ diarrhea.

April 18, 2011

Family Dollar announced that it has named Brad Rogers to the position of VP real estate development.

April 12, 2011

A newly merged national snack food company has unveiled its corporate logo.

April 8, 2011

Impax Labs will collaborate with a specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to the research, development and manufacturing of unique gelatin-based dosage forms.

April 8, 2011

Lance is getting creative with its sandwich crackers.

April 6, 2011

Indian drug maker Lupin and U.S. drug maker Salix Pharmaceuticals announced Wednesday a licensing deal for technology related to a drug for traveler’s diarrhea.

April 1, 2011

One week after Food Lion announced its grocery giveaway, another Delhaize America banner has kicked off a similar program.

March 30, 2011

Profit grew by nearly 10% to $123.2 million and sales advanced 8.3% to nearly $2.3 billion as Family Dollar remained on a consistent growth trajectory during its second quarter, ended Feb. 27.

March 30, 2011

A specialty infusion pharmacy has joined the social media realm.

March 30, 2011

Target announced plans to remodel several stores in the Charlotte, N.C., area.

March 29, 2011

Delhaize U.S. banners Food Lion Family, Bloom and Bottom Dollar Food earned their 10th consecutive Energy Star award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

March 29, 2011

The board of directors at regional supermarket chain Ingles Markets declared a cash dividend of 16.5 cents per share of Class A common stock and 15 cents per share on all its Class B common stock.

March 29, 2011

Kerr Drug CEO Tony Civello has received recognition for Health Care Hero Lifetime Achievement from the Triangle Business Journal, Kerr said Tuesday.

March 25, 2011

Customers that participate in Food Lion's loyalty program have the opportunity to win free groceries for a year.

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 22, 2011

Rubbermaid has taken its Easy Find lids to the next level by pairing them with its glass storage containers.

March 21, 2011

Customers looking to take advantage of Kerr Drug's free delivery service now can visit a new website developed by the chain.

March 21, 2011

Patients with bleeding disorders could be eligible for a scholarship from a specialty pharmacy provider that specializes in treating them.