April 9, 2012

A Meijer executive has received recognition from a magazine for African-American professionals and business owners.

April 4, 2012

Acosta Sales and Marketing, a full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods industry, on Wednesday named former Kroger president and COO Don McGeorge to its board of directors.

April 4, 2012

Rob Price, CVS/pharmacy’s SVP and chief marketing officer, has been named to the Aspen Institute's 2012 Class of Henry Crown fellows.

April 4, 2012

A group that claims a membership of more than 20,000 pharmacies nationwide has appointed a new member to its leadership team.

April 3, 2012

Drug maker Merck has introduced a new program that's designed to provide resources and information to help patients with Type 2 diabetes commit to living a diabetes-friendly lifestyle.

April 3, 2012

Catherine Lindner, Walgreens VP retail marketing, has been named vice chair of the Network of Executive Women, the association announced Tuesday.

April 3, 2012

Safeway announced that it has tapped singer/songwriter and philanthropist Avril Lavigne to thank customers who support the retailer's annual Support for People with Disabilities fundraising campaign.

April 2, 2012

Target has brought in someone with both advertising and retail experience to oversee its marketing efforts.

April 2, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Monday announced that state health policy professional Leigh Knotts will serve as director of state government affairs, responsible for advocacy in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina and Tennessee.

March 30, 2012

CVS Caremark outlined succession plans for its pharmacy benefit management business as EVP and COO Jon Roberts will assume the role of president of the PBM business, effective Sept. 1.

March 30, 2012

A Giant-Carlisle pharmacist has won recognition from the country's largest pharmacist organization for his immunizations. Dennis Stanley, a pharmacist at Martin's Food Market — a banner under Ahold's Giant-Carlisle chain — won the American Pharmacists Association's 2012 APhA Immunization Champion Lifetime Achievement Award.

March 28, 2012

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service's leadership will undergo a historic transformation as it welcomes its first civilian director/CEO to the helm, the military retailer announced Wednesday.

March 27, 2012

Neptune Technologies and Bioressources on Tuesday announced that Denver Broncos EVP football operations and retired star quarterback John Elway has signed on as a spokesman for the company's Neptune Krill Oil brand.

March 23, 2012

The Global Market Development Center on Thursday named Kellee Hardy the association's communications specialist.

March 23, 2012

J. M. Smucker has announced several executive changes, including the appointment of a new corporate officer.

March 23, 2012

The National Retail Federation has appointed a new VP communications.

March 22, 2012

As part of its sponsorship of the 2012 Olympic Games in London, Procter & Gamble said it has tapped its Duracell brand to launch the "Rely on Copper to Go for the Gold" program.

March 22, 2012

The Food Marketing Institute on Thursday named Hannah Walker director of government relations to represent food retailers on Capitol Hill.

March 22, 2012

Revlon brand ambassadors Halle Berry, Emma Stone and Olivia Wilde will host this year's EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women taking place in New York on May 5 and in Los Angeles on May 12.

March 22, 2012

TheraPearl on Wednesday named Daniel Baumwald president and Thomas Keeney VP sales.

March 21, 2012

AmLactin Alpha-Hydroxy Skin Care, an Upsher-Smith skin care brand, has announced that 12-time Olympic medalist and best-selling author Dara Torres will serve as its first-ever brand ambassador.

March 21, 2012

Kimberly-Clark announced the transition of two executives to new roles at the company.

March 21, 2012

The National Retail Federation has named Ellen Davis SVP and executive director of the NRF Foundation, the education and research arm of NRF.

March 19, 2012

Walgreens might be willing to acquire Rite Aid if it can't settle an ongoing contractual dispute with one of the country's largest pharmacy benefit managers, Walgreens' former CEO said in a conference call with investors Monday.