June 6, 2013

Rite Aid's same-store sales decreased by 1.5% in May as the shift to generic drugs continued to offset front-end comps, the retail pharmacy chain said.

June 4, 2013

A recent report from the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States found consumers' tastes and preferences among drinkers are changing.

June 3, 2013

AmerisourceBergen announced that it has completed the divestiture of its Canadian pharmaceutical distribution business, AmerisourceBergen Canada Corp.

May 30, 2013

Giant Food Stores of Carlisle, Pa., and Dole Food Co. have donated two salad bars to elementary schools as part of a program to promote healthy eating among children.

May 28, 2013

Giant Food is offering discounts at the pharmacy counter with a new card available for a one-time enrollment fee, the supermarket chain said.

May 23, 2013

In anticipation of new treatments for hepatitis C, a growing number of physicians have begun intentionally delaying treatment for patients, according to a new study.

May 21, 2013

Drug maker Duchesnay USA has launched a new treatment for morning sickness, the company announced.

May 20, 2013

A California health executive has been appointed to Rite Aid's board of directors, the retail pharmacy chain said.

May 20, 2013

Take Care Health Systems, which is owned by Walgreens, has made a “founder’s gift” of $100,000 to the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Foundation to help further nurse practitioner education by supporting the Foundation’s Scholarship and Grant Fund.

May 17, 2013

Arctic Ease recently rolled out a new compression wrap that cools skin to an optimal healing temperature of just above 59 degrees without ice or refrigeration.

May 17, 2013

Wegmans in June will open The Pub at Wegmans, a full service restaurant and bar at their Allentown, Pa., location, the company announced.

May 16, 2013

AmerisourceBergen elected Lon Greenberg, 62, to its board of directors, effective immediately.

May 16, 2013

"Numerous" physicians in Pennsylvania are supporting a bill that would expand the range of immunizations that pharmacists can provide, a state pharmacy group said Thursday.

May 16, 2013

Food Lion has revamped 178 of its stores and hired 800 new employees, the Delhaize Group-owned supermarket chain said.

May 15, 2013

A division of Ahold USA is donating millions of dollars to local schools.

May 14, 2013

Nutrisystem announced the appointment of Robin Shallow as VP public relations and corporate communications.

May 14, 2013

Rite Aid is sponsoring its second annual nail-art contest, the retail pharmacy chain said.

May 14, 2013

Teva Health Systems has launched a generic injectable drug for small-cell lung cancer, the company said.

May 13, 2013

AmerisourceBergen announced that it has completed the previously announced divestiture of its contract packaging business, AndersonBrecon, to an entity formed by affiliates of an investor group led by Frazier Healthcare VI.

May 9, 2013

FidoPharm announced the launch of a complete line of pet supplements under the VetTrust brand.

May 6, 2013

Weis Markets on Monday posted first-quarter sales of $682.7 million, representing an increase of 3.2%. Same-store sales were up 0.8%.

May 6, 2013

Rite Aid is sending out a customized 38-ft. van to 50 stores around the country as part of a campaign to promote skin care.

May 2, 2013

Harris Teeter on Wednesday announced its opening of a new store in Charlotte, N.C., with a grand opening celebration to be held May 29.

May 2, 2013

Nutrisystem executives told analysts they were bullish around expanding their weight-loss meal delivery service into mass retail through its partnership with Walmart.