January 6, 2012

Ziploc has tapped chef and television personality Rachael Ray for a two-year initiative that is designed to help consumers give their food and diets a "freshness makeover."

January 5, 2012

A senator from New York is proposing new regulations that would protect pharmacies from robberies, according to published reports.

January 4, 2012

In what might become an additional indicator as to the power consumers can wield across retail through social media outlets, Wegmans on Wednesday reinstated Alec Baldwin as the company's spokesman.

January 4, 2012

Investment research firm Morningstar has named the outgoing CEO of Costco Wholesale as its 2011 CEO of the Year, the company said Wednesday.

January 4, 2012

Nutramax Labs on Tuesday announced the continuation of its partnership with Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Palmer in promoting Cosamin joint health supplements in national and regional marketing campaigns and events.

January 4, 2012

U.S. Preventive Medicine on Wednesday named Ronald Loveless its vice chairman.

January 4, 2012

Weis Markets on Tuesday named Joseph Douglas the grocer's VP pharmacy.

January 3, 2012

Kmart parent company Sears Holdings hired Ron Boire as EVP, chief merchandising officer and president of Sears and Kmart formats.

January 3, 2012

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries announced that Shlomo Yanai, president and CEO, will retire from his post in May.

December 23, 2011

Heineken has announced the appointment of Stacey Tank as SVP corporate relations. She will begin her role on Jan. 3, 2012.

December 22, 2011

Larry Hausner, the CEO of the American Diabetes Association, will serve as the 2012 chairman of the National Health Council's board of directors, NHC said.

December 21, 2011

Proactiv, a maker of acne-fighting skin care products, has announced that Naya Rivera, star of the television show “Glee,” is its newest celebrity ambassador.

December 20, 2011

A former Altria Group executive has joined the Jones Soda board of directors.

December 19, 2011

Family Dollar Stores on Monday named Paul White to the position of EVP and chief merchandising officer. White will report to Mike Bloom, president and COO.

December 19, 2011

Nielsen Holdings on Monday announced that Rick Kash has been appointed vice chair and will join CEO David Calhoun and vice chair Susan Whiting in the office of the CEO. Nielsen also named Mitchell Habib COO.

December 19, 2011

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. — Ulta Beauty has announced that Hervé Defforey has resigned as a member of the company’s board of directors, effective Jan. 28, 2012, at the end of Ulta’s fiscal year.

Defforey, who resides and primarily works overseas, cited the demands of these commitments as the reason for his resignation.

December 16, 2011

Beauty company Living Proof has announced the appointment of Jill Beraud as CEO, effective Jan. 9.

December 16, 2011

Project 7 has appointed Laura Wasser as its new VP marketing.

December 15, 2011

Mentholatum on Thursday announced two executive moves. Jean Legros was appointed to the role of senior director of marketing overseeing all brands, and Brian Rola was promoted to senior director of U.S. sales.

December 15, 2011

Coca-Cola on Thursday announced that Geoffrey Kelly will be retiring from his post as SVP and general counsel.

December 14, 2011

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy has hired Craig Stephens as group VP business development and trade relations, the company said Wednesday.

December 14, 2011

Glass packaging maker Owens-Illinois has appointed a new SVP and chief commercial officer, O-I said Tuesday.

December 14, 2011

Safeway on Tuesday named Al Duran to the role of president of the company's Denver division.

December 13, 2011

Generic drug maker Amneal Pharmaceuticals has added four new executives, the company said.