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 23, 2015

Recent research found that vitamin D supplements impede the progression of low-grade prostate tumors. 

March 13, 2015

Menasha and Shelfbucks will showcase their in-store shopper measurement and engagement platform at the upcoming GlobalShop 2015.

March 10, 2015

The recently merged Albertsons and Safeway organization has named a new president of the Denver division.

March 5, 2015

Hannaford Supermarkets has announced that Brad Wise will retire as president of the company in June. Succeeding Wise is a 29-year company veteran.

February 23, 2015

Study finds that vitamin D depletion linked more closely to diabetes than obesity. 

February 17, 2015

McKesson on Tuesday announced that Bansi Nagji has been appointed EVP corporate strategy and business development.

February 2, 2015

Scott Zabielski of Los Angeles was announced as the grand prize winner for the 2015 "Crash the Super Bowl" contest from Doritos brand. 

February 2, 2015

The value of collaboration through the National Association of Chain Drug Stores was on display Monday, as the NACDS Regional Chain Conference explored business-to-business partnerships and a public policy agenda that benefits patients and consumers.

January 29, 2015

If its goal of expanding health coverage to more Americans is fully realized, the Affordable Care Act could end up pulling as many as 30 million more people into the ranks of the newly insured. That means rising prescription counts and more patients at pharmacy counters and in drug store aisles, but it also poses challenges in managing and educating patients about their benefits.

 

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.

January 6, 2015

Leonard Lieberman, former chairman and CEO of Supermarkets General, which owns Pathmark, died at his home in Hoboken, N.J., on Jan. 2, according to an obituary on NJ.com. He was 85.

December 17, 2014

Aquaphor, a Beiersdorf brand, has teamed up with actress, TV host, entrepreneur, fashion designer and celebrity mom Brooke Burke to produce original video content on her YouTube channel, ModernMom, which is part of the Kin Community network.

December 17, 2014

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals on Tuesday announced that Somatuline Depot (lanreotide) Injection 120 mg (referred to as Somatuline) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.

December 17, 2014

Menasha Packaging Company and Shelfbucks recently finalized an agreement to innovate and redefine in-store product merchandising with the launch of POP displays that incorporate iBeacon technology to actively engage with shoppers, while enabling brands and retailers to measure and manage in-store promotional campaigns.

December 12, 2014

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation announced the election of Troy Trygstad, the re-election of Leonard Edloe and appointment of Ed Hamilton.

 

December 10, 2014

Cigarette smoking generates as much as $170 billion in annual healthcare spending in the United States, accounting for 8.7% of the total healthcare spend.

December 9, 2014

Reps. Doug Collins, R-Ga., and Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, introduced on Tuesday H.R. 5815 — the Generic Drug Pricing Fairness Act — which creates greater transparency in how PBMs reimburse pharmacies for generic prescription drugs under Medicare Part D, the military’s TRICARE program, and the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.

December 8, 2014

Eucerin, a Beiersdorf brand, has issued the results of a survey highlighting the external factors that play a role in the health of moms’ skin.

December 1, 2014

This flu season, Rexall has partnered with Amref Health Africa to launch “Shot For Shot,” a campaign committed to providing life-saving vaccinations to children that need it most.

November 25, 2014

Recently, NACDS provided a summary of the 2014 midterm elections, with an emphasis on the federal level. This memo includes an overview of the state elections, which will shape the operating environment on pivotal state issues.

November 17, 2014

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Friday elected Patrick Lockwood-Taylor as chair during its fall board meeting.