June 22, 2012

The National Retail Federation has appointed a retail technology veteran to serve as its VP retail technologies.

June 21, 2012

Drug Store News recently talked with COPD Foundation founder and president John Walsh about the organization’s new leadership. In March, the COPD Foundation took over leadership for Drive4COPD, which aims to screen people for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a collective term for emphysema and chronic bronchitis, which the group estimates to affect 24 million Americans who may have it but don’t know it.


June 21, 2012

Hershey has named Leslie Turner as SVP, general counsel and secretary, effective July 9.

June 21, 2012

Scott Higgison has been appointed to serve as VP sales for Lansinoh, the company said.

June 21, 2012

Walgreens in May named Alan London chief medical officer of Take Care Health Systems Consumer Solutions Group.

June 21, 2012

Drug Store News recently spoke with Greenwood Group president Pat O’Leary about the challenges small- and mid-tier companies face in the mass market.


June 21, 2012

Pacific World is a provider of nail care products and beauty accessories and sells its products in more than 85,000 doors in more than 80 countries. Joel Carden, EVP of Pacific World, recently talked with Drug Store News about what has led to the global beauty company’s success and how it continues to achieve growth through retailer partnerships, innovation and mergers.


June 21, 2012

Manufacturers of sunscreen now will have six additional months to meet the new labeling and testing requirements as imposed by the Food and Drug Administration, according to an announcement from the Federal Register.

June 20, 2012

The Retail Industry Leaders Association announced the addition of a Unilever executive to its board of directors.

June 19, 2012

Larry Thompson has returned to PepsiCo to serve as the company's EVP government affairs, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective July 30.

June 19, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has hired a new communications director.

June 18, 2012

Huggies has tapped a U.S. Spanish-language television personality to provide Hispanic parents with tips, advice and a new webisode series on parenthood.

June 15, 2012

Mead Johnson Nutrition on Friday announced that the company's president and CEO, Steve Golsby, will retire by the 2013 annual meeting of stockholders.

June 14, 2012

Three weeks after being named the first civilian director/CEO in the nearly 117-year history of the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, Tom Shull officially took the reins today of the $10-billion military retailer.

June 13, 2012

Bayer on Tuesday announced that on July 1, Philip Blake will become senior Bayer representative USA, following a common company practice of assigning this oversight role to a senior executive already holding a significant business role or roles within the region.

June 12, 2012

Gillette has teamed up with three-time World Champion and 100-meter American Record Holder Tyson Gay to donate $25,000 to Lafayette High School in Lexington, Ky. — the same high school that gave Tyson his start in his track career — as part of its “Get Started” campaign.

June 12, 2012

Henkel’s Tone brand is promoting the introduction of its Tone Fruit Peel body wash by partnering with country singer Kellie Pickler.

June 11, 2012

Mauro Porcini has been named chief design officer at PepsiCo, the company announced.

June 11, 2012

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy has named a new president.

June 8, 2012

AmerisourceBergen on Friday announced that Lazarus Krikorian has been named VP, corporate controller, effective immediately.

June 8, 2012

Miss America 2012 Laura Kaeppler was on hand at the Rite Aid store in New York's Grand Central Terminal Friday to accept a check from the retail pharmacy chain for the Children's Miracle Network.

June 7, 2012

The chief of staff for Rep. Steve Rothman, D-N.J., is taking on a new role.

June 7, 2012

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy is looking to hire more veterans following a summit at the White House attended by CEO Phil Hagerman, according to published reports.

June 6, 2012

Save Mart Supermarkets announced the hiring of Brett Wing as VP of FoodMaxx operations.