August 9, 2013

Diplomat continues to grow even as it remains bound to its high-touch, patient-focused model of care. DSN takes a quick look at the leadership team behind CEO Phil Hagerman.

August 9, 2013

In his new role leading the Mars Chocolate sales organization, LaBerge will oversee the strategy and execution of its retail management, customer account teams, field sales and customer development.

August 8, 2013

With an all-star lineup of leading retailers and a capacity crowd once again expected for the annual Drug Store News Industry Issues Conference, DSN has added Daymond "The Shark" John as the special guest speaker at this year's event, which is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 3 at Manhattan's New York Athletic Club.

August 6, 2013

Jewel-Osco, which is owned by New Albertsons, has named Jim Rice as VP of operations for Jewel-Osco.

August 1, 2013

Ahold USA has appointed Nick Bertram as its SVP store strategy and execution, the supermarket operator said.

August 1, 2013

Blueberries. Açai berries. Tea and coffee. Tomatoes. Nuts. All of these food and beverages are rich in healthy antioxidants, and a slew of advertisements and articles tout them as such. The only problem is that most Americans don't know what antioxidants or their health benefits are, according to a new study.

August 1, 2013

Reckitt Benckiser named Alexander Lacik, 48, to the position of president, Reckitt Benckiser North America, effective June 2013. Lacik reports directly to Rob de Groot, EVP Europe and North America, and will be a part of the ENA leadership team.

July 26, 2013

Anda VP purchasing Marc Falkin wrote in an email to coworkers and friends that he would begin working for Actavis as VP marketing, pricing and contract operations for the Parsippany, N.J.-based drug maker's generics business.

July 26, 2013

While rates of human papillomavirus infection among girls ages 14 years to 19 years have dropped by half since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention started recommending routine vaccination against it seven years ago, rates of vaccination have not increased, the agency said.

July 26, 2013

A new track-and-trace bill that the Senate is expected to consider would institute a nationwide "track-and-trace" system in place of patchwork state laws with the aim of securing the pharmaceutical supply chain.

July 24, 2013

Despite having its headquarters and a significant presence in Michigan, mass-merchandise retailer Meijer hasn't opened any stores in the state's largest city, but that will change Thursday.

July 24, 2013

Witherspoon lauds a 27-year history in consumer packaged goods at P&G, beginning his career in field advertising and securing positions of increasing responsibility in customer business development across multiple categories and customers and global regions.

July 24, 2013

Supervalu named Bruce Besanko as the company’s EVP and CFO, effective Aug. 7.

July 24, 2013

The editor-in-chief of a website directed at the Latino community has launched a newsletter and website focused on health and wellness.

July 23, 2013

Acosta Sales & Marketing on Tuesday announced that former Heinz chief David Moran has joined its board of directors.

July 23, 2013

François Coutu has resigned from Rite Aid's board, effective Oct. 31, 2013, Rite Aid said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

July 23, 2013

The National Community Pharmacists Association on Tuesday named Washington veteran Steve Pfister as SVP government affairs to lead the association’s advocacy to federal and state policy-makers.

July 22, 2013

A new bill would exempt user fees paid by drug companies to the Food and Drug Administration — including those of generic drug makers — from the automatic federal budget cuts that went into effect in March, commonly known as the sequester.

July 22, 2013

Decisions on whether to bring new generic drugs to market depend significantly on companies' ability to settle patent lawsuits filed by branded drug companies, according to a new white paper.

July 19, 2013

Royalty Pharma has hired Marshall Urist as VP research and investments, the company said Friday.

July 18, 2013

GMDC added two staff members to enhance their services to its membership, the association announced.

July 18, 2013

Hyland’s on Thursday promoted Les Hamilton to EVP Hyland’s and VP sales of Standard Homeopathic Co., Hyland’s parent company.

July 18, 2013

A Maryland Martin's Food Markets store has hired a professional nutritionist to assist customers with questions on healthy eating, provide consultations and teach classes.

July 18, 2013

Supervalu announced the election of the final two members to its reconstituted board: Eric Johnson, president and CEO of Baldwin Richardson Foods Co., and Sam Duncan, Supervalu president and CEO.