January 30, 2014

United Drugs, a member-owned pharmacy services administration organization, has announced that it is implementing Pharmacy Quality Solutions’ EQuIPP information-management platform to help its network of 1,300 independent pharmacies better understand performance metrics and to improve patient care and clinical outcomes.

January 23, 2014

Avella Specialty Pharmacy on Thursday was recognized in Chief Executive magazine’s first list of the “Mid-Market Elite.” Avella joins other highly-regarded companies, including Twitter, LinkedIn and LifeLock, in receiving this honor that is given to 100 companies.

December 20, 2013

With the announcement of its first-quarter results, Walgreens continues to fire on all cylinders of its straight-three engine.

November 14, 2013

Drug makers Johnson & Johnson and Pharmacyclics have added Avella Specialty Pharmacy to their limited-distribution network for a newly approved blood cancer drug.

November 13, 2013

Theranos and Walgreens on Wednesday opened new Theranos Wellness Centers located at Walgreens stores in the Phoenix metropolitan area.

November 11, 2013

Customers of Amazon living in New York and Los Angeles can get their packages delivered on Sundays, courtesy of the U.S. Postal Service.

October 29, 2013

Safeway will open a grocery store in the camping area of the Phoenix International Raceway starting next month.

October 8, 2013

Consumers in the United States are more likely than those in three other countries to say they prefer to receive generic drugs over branded drugs, according to a new study.

October 8, 2013

Rite Aid is renewing its contract with e-sourcing firm Intesource, the Phoenix-based e-sourcing company said Tuesday.

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 11, 2013

A managed Medicaid health plan has selected Avella Specialty Pharmacy as its preferred specialty pharmacy partner, Avella said Wednesday.

September 10, 2013

Following a presentation from Nielsen's SVP consumer and shopper insights Todd Hale on Monday, Nielsen hosted a panel of six executives — three retailers, two suppliers and Stuart Taylor of Nielsen — to discuss a new hierarchy Nielsen has applied to general merchandise items to bring clarity to a number of front-end categories.

September 10, 2013

Another new delivery system recently introduced into the antacid space is Tummy Co's Relief OTC Antacid, an orange cream-flavored liquid that offers immediate relief with the ingredients calcium carbonate, potassium bicarbonate and sodium bicarbonate.

September 9, 2013

GMDC on Sunday evening honored Skip Aldridge with its 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award for his service to the CPG industry and the many positions he has held in companies that have had influence with the association.

September 3, 2013

Arizona last week launched what it is billing as the first-ever comprehensive program aimed at helping adolescents and young adult smokers called “The Cignal.”

August 22, 2013

Inc. magazine has named Avella Specialty Pharmacy to its list of the top 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the United States, Avella said Thursday.

August 19, 2013

GMDC highlighted two key business sessions that the association will showcase at its 2013 GMDC General Merchandise Marketing Conference held in Phoenix Sept. 6 to 10.

July 17, 2013

Avella Specialty Pharmacy has released a new white paper that it said would help oncologists select appropriate specialty pharmacies.

July 11, 2013

A Washington-based healthcare accrediting organization has given its nod to Avella Specialty Pharmacy, Avella said Thursday.

July 9, 2013

Sylk USA introduced its new Sylk personal lubricant, a water-based lubricant made from New Zealand kiwi vine extract.

July 9, 2013

Vitabath is expanding its fragrance collection with a new line of body lotions infused with vitamins and antioxidants.

June 27, 2013

Starbucks Corp.'s Seattle's Best Coffee and food manufacturer Inventure Foods on Wednesday announced new Seattle's Best Coffee Frozen Coffee Blends, available in grocery, club and mass merchandise stores nationwide.

June 20, 2013

Jamba Juice, in collaboration with specialty food manufacturer Inventure Foods, announced a new addition to its line of at-home smoothie mixes with Green Fusion, a blend of fruits and vegetables that offers a dose of vitamins and antioxidants.

June 18, 2013

Avella Specialty Pharmacy will be included in the limited-distribution network for a cancer drug made by Genentech, Avella said Tuesday.