February 24, 2015

Researchers found that switching glaucoma patients to a generic prostaglandin analogue improved adherence. 

 

February 17, 2015

Fitbit, one of the market leaders in the fast-growing connected health and fitness category, on Tuesday announced the launch of a fun and motivating Fitbit Celebrity Challenges series.

February 17, 2015

Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin, U.S. Department of Treasury, on Friday discussed next-generation retail payment technologies with several industry leaders.

 

February 4, 2015

There’s a new kid on the virtual beauty block. Welcome Credo, a modern, digital beauty apothecary start-up based in San Francisco.

February 2, 2015

Target is opening 15 stores this year, including additional TargetExpress and CityTarget smaller format locations as it looks to further reach guests in urban centers.

January 14, 2015

Success in retail pharmacy is about integrating the front-end and pharmacy services into one comprehensive care model, John Standley, Rite Aid chairman and CEO, shared with analysts.

December 18, 2014

Iodine, developer of health information website Iodine.com, on Wednesday launched a new Web app for cold and flu season.

December 11, 2014

Understanding the importance of consumer education to drive sales of at-home beauty devices, earlier this year market leader Clarisonic opened its first brand installation within Macy’s Union Square location in San Francisco.

November 5, 2014

Amazon this fall piloted the use of mobile app Flywheel and licensed cabs in San Francisco and Los Angeles, according to a report published in the Wall Street Journal Wednesday.

October 27, 2014

Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based middle market private equity firm, announced Monday that it has acquired a majority stake in C. B. Fleet Co. 

September 3, 2014

Target has announced plans to open two new TargetExpress stores in San Francisco’s Financial District and Berkeley, Calif.

August 19, 2014

DripDrop, a medical-grade hydration solution, is now available at Walgreens stores nationwide and on Walgreens.com, the company announced Tuesday. 

August 1, 2014

BareMinerals is inviting women to experience a new way to shop with the introduction of the brand’s first-ever bareMinerals Shade Shop, which opened its doors Friday in the heart of Soho in New York City.

July 15, 2014

Current programs to dispose of unused medicines in the home are sufficient, argued representatives of industry in appealing a provision put into place by a San Francisco-area county that would place the burden of recapturing these medicines on the manufacturer.

June 26, 2014

Aisle411 on Wednesday announced a new functionality that will allow retail shoppers using Google’s Project Tango to search and navigate to product locations while getting rewarded in retail environments in a revolutionary new way.

June 23, 2014

McKesson on Monday announced Lori Schechter has been appointed EVP, general counsel and chief compliance officer, replacing Laureen Seeger, who will leave McKesson at the end of June to become the EVP and general counsel of American Express Company.

June 18, 2014

Core-Mark Holding Co. has entered into a new business relationship with Rite Aid to distribute frozen, refrigerated and fresh food to Rite Aid stores.

June 17, 2014

The American Diabetes Association will lower its target recommendation for blood glucose levels for children with Type 1 diabetes, according to a statement released at the association's 74th Scientific Sessions.

June 17, 2014

In support of National HIV Testing Day on June 27, Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS, a coalition of about 200 public and private sector partners united in response to the domestic AIDS epidemic, are teaming with health departments and local AIDS service organizations across the country to encourage community members to take advantage of free HIV testing.

June 4, 2014

Retail Solutions, a provider of cloud-based, big data analytics and real-time intelligence for the consumer products industry, has selected Gigwalk, the local visibility software platform, to power its new RSi Intelligent Crowdsourcing solution.

June 3, 2014

Along with Apple’s release of iOS 8 on Monday, the company introduced an entirely new Health app that provides a clear overview of a user’s health and fitness data.

May 29, 2014

There may be a connection between taking vasodilators and developing early-stage, age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss and blindness among Americans who are ages 65 and older, according to a study published online Wednesday in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

May 29, 2014

Samsung on Wednesday announced the pending launch of a wristband and software platform it hopes developers will use to create health trackers that “can't even be imagined yet,” Young Sohn, Samsung's chief strategy officer, said, according to published reports.

May 22, 2014

Fetch on Thursday announced the results of its "Engaging the Mobile Shopper" report, which was conducted among more than 300 U.S. adults ages 18 years to 60 years in order to uncover the true impact of mobile devices on brick-and-mortar retail.