January 18, 2012

Drug maker Gilead Sciences has completed its $11.2 billion acquisition of Pharmasset, Gilead said.

January 18, 2012

Hain Celestial's board of directors has expanded to 11 members with the election of Madison Square Garden Sports president Scott O'Neil.

January 18, 2012

Jazz Pharmaceuticals and Azur Pharma will become one company, the two drug makers said.

January 18, 2012

As part of its "Love Your Cereal" initiative, Kellogg's announced that it has partnered with the National Milk Mustache Got Milk? campaign.

January 18, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has provided guidance to Provectus Pharmaceuticals as the drug maker prepares to apply with the agency for approval to start a late-stage clinical trial of a drug for skin cancer, Provectus said Wednesday.

January 17, 2012

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association has selected John Punzi and Jay Sirois to serve as directors of the organization's regulatory and scientific affairs department.

January 17, 2012

Former Revlon executive Jack Stahl has been appointed to Saks’ board of directors, effective Jan. 16. He also will serve on the audit committee of the board.

January 17, 2012

Jeff George, the global head of Sandoz, was ranked No. 9 on Fortune magazine's annual top “40 under 40” list, a selection of the top 40 young business leaders from a variety of industries.

January 17, 2012

Realigning U.S. sales, consolidating U.S. management centers and streamlining corporate and business unit organizations are on the to-do list of Kraft Foods as it prepares to spin off its business in two independent public companies before the end of the year.

January 17, 2012

Move over, Ms. Green. There's another leading lady coming to the M&M's clan.

January 17, 2012

A product exclusively designed for breast-fed babies has made its U.S. debut.

January 17, 2012

Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk is partnering with cooking show host Paula Deen to launch a campaign to help adults find ways to manage challenges associated with Type 2 diabetes, the company said Tuesday.

January 17, 2012

A maker of international cooking sauces has teamed up with the founder of the Gluten-Free Pantry brand to develop a range of recipes for those seeking gluten-free meal solutions.

January 17, 2012

A late-stage clinical trial to evaluate a drug in Alzheimer's disease patients came up short, the drug's developers said Tuesday.

January 17, 2012

A committee formed by Taro Pharmaceutical Industries in December is continuing to evaluate an acquisition offer by India-based Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Taro said.

January 17, 2012

An analysis conducted by ECRM of retailers’ ad circulars during 2011 showed some familiar names dominated the list of top promoted brands and revealed some interesting movements among others.

January 17, 2012

Beauty brand Too Faced Cosmetics has announced a new investment partner, Weston Presidio.

January 16, 2012

AisleBuyer has unveiled the latest edition of its commerce platform and self-checkout application.

January 16, 2012

Jolly Rancher has paired together crunchy and chewy textures with its new fruit candy.

January 16, 2012

After announcing patent infringement suits against Apple and HTC related to its digital imaging technology, Kodak also announced it filed a similar lawsuit against Fujifilm.

January 16, 2012

Mintel Group, a supplier of consumer, product and media intelligence, has named Katie Gross as VP beauty and personal care division for the United States and Canada, based in Chicago.

January 16, 2012

Dietary supplement brand Nature Made has tapped a new advertising agency to lead all brand positioning and integrated marketing for the company.

January 16, 2012

NCR announced Monday the introduction of a point-of-sale system that will allow independent retailers to manage transactions, track sales and inventory, process credit cards and market to customers on both touchscreen terminals and Apple mobile devices.

January 16, 2012

Sheila G Brands' Brownie Brittle line has made its way to Publix.