October 10, 2012

Members of Congress are calling for an inquiry into compounding pharmacies amid a meningitis outbreak that has infected 119 people and killed 11, according to published reports.

October 10, 2012

Shopko announced Wednesday that Mike Bettiga has been named interim CEO to replace Paul Jones, who resigned to pursue another opportunity.

October 9, 2012

Marley Coffee has appointed a new SVP national accounts.

October 9, 2012

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of French drug maker Sanofi, recently unveiled an effort to promote flu vaccinations that includes advertising and celebrity endorsements. DSN had the opportunity to talk to Sanofi Pasteur director of U.S. public relations and communications Michael Szumera about the campaign.

October 9, 2012

In this exclusive interview with Drug Store News, Christina Hennington, divisional merchandising manager of beauty for Target, talks about the hottest trends in beauty and how Target is taking beauty to the next level.


October 8, 2012

BeneCard PBF announced that it has appointed a new EVP pharmacy services.

October 8, 2012

BodyArmor SuperDrink announced that a National Football League star has joined its roster as a partner and investor.

October 8, 2012

UrgentRx on Monday announced that Tony West has joined its team as VP sales.

October 4, 2012

A leading producer of private-brand foods and food service products has expanded its board of directors.

October 3, 2012

A subsidiary of strategic equity firm Symphony Technology Group has added two members to its executive team.

October 1, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Monday announced Jim Griffiths has been named as the association’s VP scientific and international affairs, effective Oct. 10.

October 1, 2012

Former Johnson & Johnson chairman and CEO James Burke passed away Sept. 28. He was 87 years old.

October 1, 2012

Reckitt Benckiser recently named Tiffany McLaud to the position of consumer healthcare marketing director.

September 28, 2012

Bayer HealthCare has signed a deal with a pet expert in a campaign focused on cat health, the company said Friday.

September 28, 2012

Keynote speeches by pharmaceutical industry and regulatory leaders got top billing as more than 140 government, healthcare industry, law enforcement and patient advocacy officials gathered to find ways to combat the spread of counterfeit medicines.

September 27, 2012

Flu vaccination rates have remained steady overall, but rates continue to vary between age groups and among states, according to data from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study published Thursday.

September 27, 2012

Jelly Belly president and COO Bob Simpson will take over the National Confectioners Association's executive board as chairman.

September 26, 2012

In an effort to extend its leadership as the premier indoor map and search platform, mobile retail navigation service Aisle411 has expanded its executive management team.

September 26, 2012

Global flavorings leader McCormick named Eli Lilly executive Jacques Tapiero to its board.

September 26, 2012

Mylan Specialty has hired a star of a popular TV series as a celebrity spokeswoman for a campaign designed to draw attention to severe allergic reactions.

September 24, 2012

McKesson on Monday named Mark Walchirk president of its U.S. pharmaceutical division, effective immediately.

September 24, 2012

Savient Pharmaceuticals has appointed a new finance chief.

September 21, 2012

The Arizona Corporate Excellence Awards has named Avella Specialty Pharmacy as the fastest-growing private company based in the state, Avella said.

September 20, 2012

Tongue cleaner manufacturer Orabrush has added Shekhar Mitra, former Procter & Gamble SVP global prestige and beauty and corporate innovation, to its board of directors.