June 5, 2015

“This transition demonstrates Walmart’s commitment to long-term succession planning and keeping high caliber, capable leaders at the head of our company,” said outgoing chairman Rob Walton.

June 5, 2015

Kroger has promoted two executives with more than 30 years at Harris Teeter between them. 

May 22, 2015

The Phoenix House New England will host the annual New England Public Service Award Luncheon at the Omni Providence Hotel, honoring Helena Foulkes, EVP, CVS Health, and president, CVS/pharmacy.

May 20, 2015

“When Opti-Grab came out, I thought it was the greatest thing ever. And I bought a pair. And this is the result, ”a badly cross-eyed Carl Reiner says during his mock press conference in Steve Martin’s 1979 comedy classic “The Jerk.”

I remember thinking about that scene when I first heard about Google Glass a few years ago.

May 19, 2015

GMDC's Dave McConnell to hand the reigns to Patrick Spear on June 1. 

April 21, 2015

West coast grocer Haggen will grow its pharmacy business from 17 pharmacies to 106 pharmacies. 

April 20, 2015

Coty has announced the appointment of Elio Leoni Sceti as CEO, effective July 1.

April 8, 2015

D's Naturals recently raised $3 million from outside investors in support of its No Cow Bar meal replacement bars. 

April 7, 2015

Kroger promoted QFC VP merchandising Marlene Stewart to president of Dillons.

April 2, 2015

Walmart plans to improve the customer experience, invest in its grocery business, and put pressure on suppliers to drive down prices.

April 1, 2015

Arkansas native and Walmart president and CEO Doug McMillon has taken a firm stance against a “religious freedom” measure passed by the Arkansas House on Tuesday.

March 26, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday launched its 2015 “Tips From Former Smokers” campaign.

March 18, 2015

Joe Grieshaber has been named president of Kroger's Columbus Division.

March 12, 2015

Peeps will usher in Easter with a colorful new marshmallow treat. 

 

March 4, 2015

As part of its quest to be the most loved and shopped beauty destination, Walgreens offers an array of its “owned brands.” These chain exclusives fill in gaps in assortments or offer tremendous value, according to Kina Guyton, Walgreens director of beauty owned brands.

February 5, 2015

Food and Drug Commissioner Margaret Hamburg will resign from her post in March.

 

February 2, 2015

Ohio state legislators have approved a bill that gives pharmacists and pharmacy interns an expanded scope of practice where immunizations are concerned.

January 28, 2015

More than two years after Meijer first publicly confirmed that it was considering opening stores in the state of Wisconsin, the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer is in the home stretch of construction of its four new supercenters in the greater Milwaukee area.

January 14, 2015

Maybelline New York has announced that model Gigi Hadid is its newest spokesperson, debuting in advertising campaigns later this year.

January 6, 2015

Former chairman, president and CEO of Del Laboratories, Dan Wassong, died on Jan. 1 at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, according to an obituary in The New York Times. He was 84 years old.

December 17, 2014

To date, the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research has approved 35 novel new drugs in 2014, compared to 27 in 2013. 

December 8, 2014

NBTY on Monday announced the appointment of Brian Wynne to the role of president of NBTY Americas, and CEO of its U.S. subsidiary - United States Nutrition.

December 2, 2014

International HIV/AIDS activist and humanitarian Hydeia Broadbent teamed up with Ampro Industries to spread "A Positive Message" this World AIDS Day, recognized annually on Dec. 1.

November 19, 2014

7‑Eleven, which has long offered single-dose blister packs of the most popular, national brand over-the-counter medications, on Tuesday entered the private-label drug business.