June 9, 2016

"With the two co-COOs overseeing the day-to-day activities of the company, ... I will be able to further focus on driving the growth strategy and development of WBA," said Stefano Pessina, WBA executive vice chair and CEO.

June 2, 2016

In this special New General Market report, DSN explores brands that emotionally connect with today’s new consumer, building community and advocacy with their diverse consumer bases.

June 1, 2016

Capturing the attention of, and marketing to, young consumers takes more than advertising in the manner of “Mad Men’s” Don Draper, said Anthony “Max” Baron, founder and CEO of PrepReps.

June 1, 2016

The retail store is an ecosystem, according to Dan Mack, managing director of Mack Elevation. “More than ever before, all of us are investing in the shelf. That experience matters. It is as much a part of the brand as your brand is [part of] the category.”

June 1, 2016

Transactional business is over; brands must connect heart and soul. Today’s new consumer is more informed, more independent, more curious and more conversational than ever before. They want to be talked with — not talked to. It is about “share of heart,” not just “share of wallet.”

June 1, 2016

Pinterest is not a social network. It’s a future-oriented network, and a valuable one for brands and retailers to use as a gateway to understanding the New General Market, according to Pinterest partner manager Brian Johnson.

June 1, 2016

You could say that “breaking down walls” to the New General Market has been a central part of the Sundial Brands mission. It’s just in their DNA.

June 1, 2016

Above all else, today’s consumer wants to be listened to. To get new insight into how top companies are uncovering the changing needs, motives and interests of the new consumer, executive director Dan Mack moderated a panel discussion of leading marketers as part of its April 6 New General Market Forum.

May 31, 2016

The newest member is Michael Raya, CEO of West-Ward Pharmaceuticals, which offers oral solid and injectable generics. 

May 25, 2016

In addition to naming a COO and EVP strategy, Gilead announced that its EVP commercial operations will be leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. 

 
May 23, 2016

Rosenstein’s board service was set to end once JANA Partners, where Rosenstein is managing partner, reduced its investment in Walgreens below a certain threshold, which happened this week, though it still holds a significant stake in Walgreens. 

May 17, 2016

Giant Eagle's John Lucot has served in his current leadership role since January 2012, and first started as a supermarket clerk in 1974.

May 17, 2016

Target's newest chief merchandising officer doubled the private label business of his prior employer Nordstrom, and has helped market such iconic brands as Timberland and Nike.

May 16, 2016

The last retailer to be recognized with this award was Michael Duke, former CEO and chairman of the executive committee for Walmart, who was presented with the award in 2014. 

May 12, 2016

IM HealthScience president Ellen Geisel named her successor following her planned retirement in March 2017.

May 10, 2016

The award recognizes entrepreneurs demonstrating success in innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.  

May 10, 2016

Executives gathered in Palm Beach, Fla., last month for NACDS Annual Meeting.

May 9, 2016

Rich Scoza joined Nature’s Bounty in 1991 as the sales manager for the wholesale division, helping to generate over $1.5 billion dollars in annual U.S. nutrition sales.

May 9, 2016

Combs joins TelePharm from Synergy Medical, where he was VP sales, overseeing the company’s hospital, retail, Veterans Administration and chain pharmacy operations in North America.

May 6, 2016

Dennis Moore has spent the majority of his career focused on finding actionable insight through analytics.

May 3, 2016

Kenneth Parks will join the company on June 6 and will oversee all of Mylan’s global finance functions, including accounting and control, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, treasury and tax. 

 
April 28, 2016

Former Walgreens beauty VP Shannon Curtin is joining Coty North America as senior vice president of its new Consumer Beauty division in May, the company announced Friday.

April 28, 2016

The announcement followed the resignation of Marc Coucke, who previously served as EVP and general manager of the BCH segment for Perrigo.

April 27, 2016

Before she joined Diplomat, Hagerman was an associate professor at the Ferris State University College of Pharmacy with a practice site at Hurley Medical Center.