October 16, 2013

Children in the United States miss more than 38 million days of school due to the flu, and in response, one organization is promoting flu vaccination for entire families.

October 10, 2013

One of the Food and Drug Administration's top regulators is not retiring, contrary to rumors reported in news media Thursday.

October 10, 2013

Giant Food of Landover, Md., presented its first-ever Giant Food NextGen Award for Children's Cancer Research this week, created for young investigators committed to pursuing a long-term career in pediatric oncology research.

October 1, 2013

SMS Assist on Tuesday named Geoffrey Wigner EVP facilities for the technology-driven facilities maintenance and management company.

October 1, 2013

Nest Fragrances has announced the launch of the Nest Fine Fragrances Collection at Sephora. The collection of five fragrances will be available for purchase starting this week in 160 Sephora stores across the United States and on Sephora.com.

September 27, 2013

The Kroger Co. has promoted Steve McKinney to president of the Fry's Food Stores division. Fry's operates 119 food stores in Arizona.

September 20, 2013

Kroger on Friday announced its board of directors' long-term CEO succession plan.

September 17, 2013

Jon Flora, 58, the president of Fry’s Food and Drug Stores, died unexpectedly of a heart attack Friday, according to a report in the Phoenix Business Journal.

September 17, 2013

McNeil Consumer Healthcare on Tuesday put into motion its "Smiling it Forward" campaign with "How I Met Your Mother" star Alyson Hannigan in support of its Tylenol brand.

August 5, 2013

Ethnic beauty brand Black Opal has named Triveni Ravi as the winner of its 2013 True Beauty Model Search.

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

Maybelline New York has signed Mexican beauty Daniela de Jesus to be the newest brand spokeswoman.

July 25, 2013

CNNMoney on Thursday featured a Q&A with Greg Wasson, Walgreens president CEO, to talk about how health care is transforming and how Walgreens is rethinking what it means to be a drug store in what will become a new healthcare paradigm with the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in January.

June 10, 2013

Dollar Tree on Monday announced the promotion of Gary Philbin, 56, to the position of president and COO. He has served as COO since 2007.

June 5, 2013

Stephen LaFrance, 71, former owner of USA Drug, passed away Wednesday morning, DSN has learned.

June 4, 2013

The Center for Healthcare Supply Chain Research, HDMA’s nonprofit research foundation, and Genentech on Tuesday honored Robert Belknap, executive director of trade sales and operations for Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, with the 2013 Nexus Award for Lifetime Achievement.

May 29, 2013

Hy-Vee has hired an NBA player to promote health and fitness among children around the Midwest, the supermarket chain said.

May 20, 2013

A California health executive has been appointed to Rite Aid's board of directors, the retail pharmacy chain said.

May 16, 2013

AmerisourceBergen elected Lon Greenberg, 62, to its board of directors, effective immediately.

May 14, 2013

Kroger announced two finance executive promotions that will be effective with their elections by Kroger's board of directors expected on June 27.

May 6, 2013

The seventh annual Delete Blood Cancer Gala at Cipriani Wall Street broke all records of previous years and raised $3.7 million to support the fight against leukemia and other blood-related cancers. The money raised jointly by beauty company Coty and Delete Blood Cancer, part of the world's largest bone marrow donor center, will help register 55,000 new bone marrow donors and help patients worldwide.

May 2, 2013

Harris Teeter on Wednesday announced its opening of a new store in Charlotte, N.C., with a grand opening celebration to be held May 29.

May 1, 2013

Mars Chocolate, the makers of Snickers brand candy, announced today that the company is teaming up with jockey Rosie Napravnik as she attempts to make history in this weekend's Kentucky Derby race.

April 29, 2013

Anheuser-Busch is launching a new advertising campaign that lets Budweiser drinkers track where their beer comes from and how it's made.