June 4, 2013

Mars Chocolate announced last week its new Snickers Bites are now available nationwide.

June 3, 2013

Becton, Dickinson and Co. division BD Medical has launched a new prefillable glass syringe designed for biotech drugs.

June 3, 2013

Cosmetic Promotions has announced the addition of a new college program for those manufacturers interested in targeting the teen market.

June 3, 2013

In June, Dollar General will be partnering with Procter & Gamble to celebrate soldiers making a difference in their communities after returning from service as part of its Every Day Heroes program, the dollar channel operator announced.

June 3, 2013

Dr. Reddy's Labs and Fujifilm have terminated a deal to market generic drugs in Japan, Dr. Reddy's said.

June 3, 2013

Retail pharmacists will be missing out on as much as a $20 billion opportunity if they don't identify how to consistently and efficiently engage their patients, suggested Jeff Rehling, principal at Edgewood Consulting Group, during a business session Sunday at the recent 2013 GMDC Health & Wellness @ Retail Conference.

June 3, 2013

At the HDMA Business and Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla., the association announced the appointment of three new directors: Scott Franklin, president, TopRx; Lenny Rodriguez, CEO, Attain Med; and Todd Szewc, CFO and VP administration, KeySource Medical.

June 3, 2013

Another bill to limit dispensing of biosimilars lost Monday, this time in Illinois.

June 3, 2013

Jack Link's announced a new jerky snack that captures the flavor of the summer BBQ with new BBQ Pork seasoned jerky.

June 3, 2013

Popcorn, Indiana and NBCUniversal's "The Biggest Loser" are teaming up for a nationwide health initiative called "Fit Across America 2013," the companies announced.

June 1, 2013

GMDC and The Retail Gateway on Sunday will showcase the latest virtual connectivity innovation — GMDC365 — that will help bridge the gap between retail buyers and suppliers at the GMDC/FMI Health & Wellness @Retail 2013 conference.

June 1, 2013

GMDC and FMI are co-hosting the Health & Wellness @Retail 2013 conference in San Antonio from May 31 to June 3. Below are some of our editors' picks of the hot products at the show.

May 31, 2013

A new, higher-dose formulation of a drug used to treat pancreatic disorders is now available, the drug's manufacturer said.

May 31, 2013

Clear Eyes announced that award-winning actress and singer Vanessa Williams is joining the brand as its new spokeswoman.

May 31, 2013

Armada Health Care has appointed Mike Baldzicki as its EVP industry relations and advocacy, the specialty pharmacy group purchasing and channel management company said.

May 31, 2013

“Why do smart leaders fail? They go off track with lack of strategic decisiveness, failure to create systems driving execution, struggle with financial management or talent retention. The top leaders create a virtual board of advisers to help them stay in reality.” That was one of the key messages conveyed by Elevation Forum founder Dan Mack to more than 30 senior leaders prior to the GMDC event in San Antonio.

May 31, 2013

Fruth Pharmacy announced their commitment to replace medications containing pseudoephedrine, a nonprescription decongestant that can be used in the illicit manufacture of methamphetamine, with Nexafed, a PSE product formulated with Impede technology that disrupts the extraction and conversion of PSE to meth.

May 31, 2013

A group of 16 food and beverage suppliers, including PepsiCo, Kraft Foods and General Mills, has exceeded its goal of reducing trillions of calories from foods in the marketplace ahead of schedule, the group announced this week.

May 31, 2013

Thursday morning started on a high note as a panel of industry experts from both the retail and manufacturing side of the grocery industry engaged in a discussion on meeting the needs of today’s health-conscious consumer.

May 31, 2013

Jelly Belly Candy Company announced a line of jelly bean bags featuring Disney character villains will be available later this summer for Halloween.

May 31, 2013

Mercy Nutraceuticals announced today expanded distribution of a caffeine-free, vitamin- and amino acid-enriched drink the company says helps prevent hangovers.

May 31, 2013

Embark Holdings, Inc. announced through its wholly owned subsidiary, Muscle Warfare, Inc., the launch of its elite sports nutrition brands at select GNC stores throughout the nation.

May 31, 2013

India-based Sun Pharmaceutical Industries may buy Sweden-based Meda for $5 billion to $6 billion, according to published reports.

May 30, 2013

Chattem recently catapulted its Allegra brand into the anti-itch space with the launch of Allegra Anti-Itch Intensive Relief Cream.