October 30, 2014

AstraZeneca on Thursday announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved Xigduo XR (dapagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride extended-release), a once-daily drug for the treatment of adults with Type 2 diabetes. 

October 30, 2014

Food Lion has named Meg Ham president, effective Nov. 1., succeeding Beth Newlands Campbell, who is leaving the company for personal and professional reasons.

October 30, 2014

Bridgestone Americas announced that TJ Higgins has been named president of the consumer U.S. and Canada divisions for the company's tire operations, effective Nov. 3. 

October 30, 2014

QS/1 is partnering with ANX, an industry leader in helping pharmacies and small retail businesses secure and protect systems and networks from data breaches.

October 29, 2014

Shoppers plan to spend more during the upcoming holiday season with omnichannel shoppers having even higher spending expectations. 

October 29, 2014

A new innovation Lowe's is currently testing in two stores could be a nod to the future of in-store service. 

 

October 29, 2014

Mike's Hard Lemonade Co. announced its newest seasonal flavor, Mike's Harder Apple Firebomb. 

October 29, 2014

Consumers want to know: do disinfectant products like Reckitt Benckiser's Lysol or Clorox protect against the Ebola virus?

October 29, 2014

Pharmacy veteran Frank Scorpiniti has stepped down as CEO of Rexall/Katz Group Canada.

October 29, 2014

The majority of independent community pharmacists are interested in incorporating personalized medicine services into their practices, but they require further education before this is possible.

October 29, 2014

As the holiday season approaches, shoppers are apprehensive about the rise in credit card breaches at major retailers and adjusting their shopping behavior accordingly. 

 

October 28, 2014

he Food and Drug Administration last week announced approval for Obizur for the treatment of bleeding episodes in adults with acquired hemophilia A. 

October 28, 2014

Fitbit on Tuesday unveiled three new activity and sleep-tracking products: Fitbit Charge, Fitbit Charge HR and Fitbit Surge. 

October 28, 2014

Novartis announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to divest its influenza vaccines business to CSL for an agreed price of $275 million.

 

October 28, 2014

Onco360, one of the nation’s largest independent providers of oncology pharmacy services, on Monday announced that Paul Jardina was named president and CEO.

October 28, 2014

Penn Foster on Tuesday announced a new partnership with Walgreens to improve its U.S. Pharmacy Technician Program.

October 28, 2014

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board on Tuesday announced that Hannah Peabody was selected as the 2014 PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technician of the Year. 

October 28, 2014

Tru Fragrance, a fragrance development company that manufactures, launches and markets private brand fragrances for retailers, has hired Mark Magliaro as its new VP of business development.

October 27, 2014

Regional pharmacy retailer Bartell Drugs plans to open a new store in 2016 at Ballard Commons, a mixed-use development planned for the site currently occupied by the Bartell Drugs store at 5605 22nd Ave N.W.

October 27, 2014

It has only been a week since its launch and the list of retailers supporting Apple Pay just got a little shorter as Rite Aid and CVS/pharmacy confirmed reports that they no longer accept Apple Pay.

October 27, 2014

Nivea Men and the Fall Experimental Football League, a new developmental football league, have entered into a sponsorship agreement. As presenting sponsor of the inaugural league, Nivea Men enters the professional football arena for the first time in the United States.
 

October 27, 2014

Prestige Brands on Monday reiterated that it is expanding its partnership between Goody's and NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.

October 24, 2014

In the wake of an Oct. 21 blogpost on Health Affairs, “The $500 Billion Medicare Slowdown: A Story About Part D,” Ralph Neas, president and CEO of the Generic Pharmacuetical Association, issued the following statement.

October 24, 2014

Kroger announced Friday it has been named "Employer of the Year" by the Ohio Governor's Council on People with Disabilities.