October 11, 2011

Kimberly-Clark is making toilet paper covers fashionable with new Cottonelle toilet paper roll covers.

October 11, 2011

At the beginning of the year, a major global controversy was settled when it turned out that a study published in The Lancet in 1998 linking the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine to autism in children turned out to be a whopper of a fraud.


October 11, 2011

Unwind from the grind. That’s the tagline iChill Beverages is using to compel consumers to pick up its iChill relaxation shot, the yin to 5-Hour Energy’s yang.


October 11, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new strength for a psychiatric drug made by Edgemont Pharmaceuticals, Edgemont said Tuesday.

October 7, 2011

Online coupons and coupon codes could drive sales for businesses, according to a new study.

September 22, 2011

A congressman from Texas is urging the Department of Health and Human Services to reject an attempt by the Texas state government to move millions of Medicaid prescription drug beneficiaries into managed care plans.

September 14, 2011

Attacks on a human papillomavirus vaccine made amid an increasingly caustic Republican presidential primary battle have drawn a response from the manufacturer.

September 12, 2011

McKesson on Monday announced the creation of a new division: McKesson Specialty Health.

September 12, 2011

Target has assisted Texas wildfire relief efforts by donating $60,000.

August 25, 2011

Healthcare technology company Supplylogix and consulting firm Kindler & Crimmins Associates will collaborate to deliver inventory management and reverse logistics services to pharmacy chains around the country, the two companies said.

August 22, 2011

H-E-B has acquired three Texas-based Albertsons LLC stores.

August 22, 2011

A new Snapple flavor is making its way to participating retailers nationwide next month.

August 16, 2011

Specialty pharmacy provider Assured Pharmacy had sales of $4.17 million in second quarter 2011, a 5.3% increase over second quarter 2010, the company said Tuesday in an earnings report.

August 11, 2011

The Cardinal Health Foundation on Thursday announced nearly $210,000 in grant funding to 14 nonprofit organizations that are dedicated to combating prescription drug abuse.

July 27, 2011

Pharmaceutical wholesaler H. D. Smith announced that amid the retirement of one of its executives, the company has reorganized its national operations to meet the regional needs of its customers.

July 26, 2011

Healthcare technology company Supplylogix has signed an agreement with an unnamed healthcare provider in the Midwest to provide pharmaceutical inventory management and demand forecasting.

July 25, 2011

Hostess has added a chocolate-frosted treat to its Donettes line.

July 25, 2011

Speech-recognition software developer VoicePort and mobile-applications-as-a-service company Unwired Nation have entered an agreement to port the former’s customer service software to smartphones and tablets, the companies said.

July 22, 2011

Herr's is turning up the heat with its newest potato chips, co-created by T.W. Garner.

July 18, 2011

An e-cigarette brand announced that its disposable e-cigarettes now are available at H-E-B and Meijer stores.

July 18, 2011

Walmart announced that it is breaking ground on a new supercenter in Maryland in September.

July 13, 2011

H-E-B on Tuesday signed celebrity Jennette McCurdy, co-star of Nickelodeon’s iCarly, to star in its new Gear Up for Back-to-School ad campaign. The campaign launches July 13 and runs through Aug. 31.

July 8, 2011

Albertsons is pulling the plug on its self-checkout units, which will be replaced by standard "H" lanes or express lanes, the grocer has confirmed.

July 5, 2011

Consumables have long been a major component of any drug store’s product mix, but where stores historically have limited their offerings to soft drinks, candy and beer, more of them now are selling fresh produce and prepared foods.