August 1, 2013

Procter & Gamble announced on Thursday that net sales for the fiscal year inched up 1% as net earnings per share from continuing operations rose 24%.

July 24, 2013

Prior-authorization software company CoverMyMeds reached a milestone Tuesday as the 5 millionth PA request was sent through its system.

July 22, 2013

Following its announcement to acquire Harris Teeter Supermarkets in a deal valued at $2.5 billion made earlier this month Kroger plans to raise $1 billion through the issuance of two bonds, the Cincinnati Business Courier reported Friday.

July 22, 2013

Spartan Stores and Nash Finch Co. on Monday announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Spartan Stores and Nash Finch will combine in an all-stock merger valued at approximately $1.3 billion, including existing net debt at each company.

July 10, 2013

Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing announced that BV Investment Partners has become ECRM’s majority shareholder, effective immediately. Greg Farrar was named ECRM's CEO.

July 8, 2013

Target co-founder Douglas Dayton passed away during the weekend, according to published reports. He was 88.

July 3, 2013

Perfecta Products on Wednesday announced the launch of Zim's Matura-Care Bibben Disposable Adult Lap Bibs.

June 26, 2013

Little Busy Bodies on Wednesday announced it has finalized a licensing agreement with Procter & Gamble. Under the agreement, Little Busy Bodies, creators of the popular Boogie Wipes, will make and market a line of saline-infused products under the Puffs brand.

June 19, 2013

Procter & Gamble announced on Wednesday the launch of its Everyday Effect campaign, which is the largest consumer event in the company’s 175-year history.

June 18, 2013

Kroger is looking to open six additional Little Clinic locations within its stores in Ohio this summer and plans to expand its relationship with Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center, according to a local news report.

June 17, 2013

BioScrip will acquire a Cincinnati-based home infusion company for $223 million, BioScrip said Monday.

June 14, 2013

Arco Health, Inc., makers of Diet-Burst gum, announced last week new packaging designs for its dietary supplement gum, as well as new nicotine replacement products available in July.

June 13, 2013

A state legislator in Ohio is sponsoring an open-house event to demonstrate advances in telemedicine.

May 31, 2013

There is a need for good nutrition information that can be easily integrated into an overarching healthcare offering, noted Christopher Taylor, an associate professor of medical dietetics and family medicine at Ohio State University, during an FMI education breakout session Thursday.

May 29, 2013

Healthcare company Cardinal Health has released a series of studies showing ways that it says could reduce the cost of treating cancer.

May 28, 2013

After 50 years of service with the company, Kroger's mid-south division president John Hackett is retiring.

May 28, 2013

Perfecta Products on Tuesday announced the reformulation of Zim's Max-Freeze, which no longer contains ingredients such as parabens, sulfates or coloring.

May 23, 2013

Cardinal Health received the National Business Group on Health Platinum Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award for its ongoing commitment to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging employees and their families to pursue and maintain healthy lifestyles.

May 16, 2013

TravelCenters of America, operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers travel center brands, on Wednesday launched its "Get Moving. Stay Fit." program designed to help professional drivers live a healthier lifestyle by focusing on nutrition and physical fitness.

May 15, 2013

A federal drug track-and-trace bill has made it out of a congressional committee.

May 15, 2013

According to a study published 10 years ago, depression costs $44 billion per year in lost productivity, but a new program is designed to raise awareness about depression in the workforce and its effects on productivity.

May 14, 2013

A new infographic released Tuesday created by the Cardinal Health Foundation and The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy helps illustrate prescription drug abuse in the United States.

May 10, 2013

Kids in child care are not meeting their daily nutritional needs with the snacks they tend to eat, according to a new study.

May 9, 2013

With the successful launch of Purell Advanced hand sanitizer last year, Purell Consumer has helped bring some excitement back to the category.