July 5, 2011

Thomas Dowd has been named GNC EVP, chief merchandising officer and general manager, the company announced in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Friday.

June 28, 2011

American Beverage has reformulated its Little Hug Fruit Barrels beverage line for kids.

June 21, 2011

General Nutrition Centers announced that its president and chief merchandising officer has resigned.

June 20, 2011

Mylan has scored a victory in its efforts to make a generic version of a Teva drug for multiple sclerosis.

June 8, 2011

Target’s board has finalized the decision to locate the company’s Canadian headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario, said president, chairman and CEO Gregg Steinhafel at a shareholders meeting in Pittsburgh on Wednesday.

June 7, 2011

Another generic drug maker has been given the green light to market its version of an Alzheimer's disease treatment.

June 2, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for depression and anxiety made by Mylan, the drug maker said Thursday.

May 31, 2011

Generic drug maker Mylan plans to give one of its subsidiaries a new name, the company said.

May 26, 2011

General Nutrition Centers has added PayPal's Mobile Express Checkout to its mobile site.

May 25, 2011

Mylan has launched a generic version of an opioid painkiller, the company said Wednesday.

May 23, 2011

GNC on Monday announced an exclusive licensing agreement with Shadow Beverages and Snacks, the producer and distributor of Ironclad Energy + Hydration and No Fear Energy drinks.

May 23, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for epilepsy made by Mylan.

May 16, 2011

Drug maker Mylan has launched a generic treatment for muscle spasms, the company said Friday.

May 10, 2011

Heinz has given a nod to the past by packaging its ketchup in classic glass bottles.

May 6, 2011

Giant Eagle is celebrating its locally and regionally grown produce with a new video on its website.

May 3, 2011

Sales at generic drug maker Mylan increased by 12% during first quarter 2011, compared with first quarter 2010, the company said Tuesday.

April 25, 2011

You can’t be all things to all people, but you can be all things to one person. That’s the opportunity Giant Eagle is grabbing with the number of ways the Pittsburgh food-and-pharmacy retailer interacts with patients. 

“Our goal is to help those within our communities live healthier, longer lives,” Dan Donovan, Giant Eagle spokesman, told Drug Store News. “We look to do this in a number of ways … [through] initiatives, such as our health and beauty care business, in-store retail health clinics and our group of skilled dietitians.”

April 25, 2011

Mylan has launched a generic treatment for breast cancer, the drug maker said Monday.

April 20, 2011

Mylan has launched a generic drug for treating herpes, the company said Wednesday.

April 7, 2011

GNC Holdings on Wednesday announced the closing of its initial public offering of 25.9 million shares of its Class A common stock at a public offering price of $16 per share. GNC's Class A common stock began trading Friday, April 1, on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "GNC."

April 5, 2011

Mylan subsidiary Bioniche Pharma has launched an injectable treatment for a rare metabolic disorder, Mylan said Tuesday.

April 4, 2011

GNC Holdings on Monday announced, in connection with its previously announced initial public offering, the underwriters have exercised in full their option to purchase from the selling stockholders an additional 3.375 million shares of Class A common stock.

April 4, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug made by Mylan that reduces pressure in the eye, Mylan said Monday.

April 1, 2011

GNC Thursday evening announced its initial public offering of 22.5 million shares of its Class A common stock at an opening price of $16 per share.