February 1, 2012

Self-monitoring blood glucose levels in Type 2 diabetics not on an insulin regimen may contribute little to managing the disease, according to an analysis published online last month by The Cochran Library.

January 23, 2012

Avian flu researchers have agreed to take a 60-day hiatus on testing an H5N1 influenza strain that recently had gained public attention, according to a letter published Friday in the journal Science.

October 31, 2011

Unilever has inked a definitive agreement to sell one of its divisions for $325 million in cash.

September 1, 2011

Unilever announced on Wednesday that it has completed the sale of the Alberto VO5 brand in the United States and Puerto Rico and the Rave brand globally to private equity firm Brynwood Partners, following approval by the U.S. Department of Justice.

May 10, 2011

Unilever has completed its $3.7 billion acquisition of Alberto Culver after obtaining the necessary regulatory clearances to do so, the companies jointly confirmed on Tuesday.

February 18, 2011

HOOFDORP, Netherlands — Sneaker and sports apparel manufacturer ASICS in March will open a new flagship store here, on the Stadhouderskade, at the entrance of greater Amsterdam’s most popular running path, the Vondelpark.


Beyond the basic sneaker-purchasing experience, the 6,458-sq.-ft. store touts several exclusive features, including:


Running Lab, which offers extensive body analyses, including foot shape, leg alignment, running technique, strength and endurance, and customized advice on how to improve technique and performance;

January 10, 2011

Sara Lee announced that it would boost its coffee business with a five-year sustainable commodity initiative.

December 20, 2010

Unilever has confirmed that Alberto-Culver shareholders have approved the proposed $3.7 billion Unilever acquisition, which was announced in September.

October 24, 2010

In a move that wasn’t exactly a surprise to many industry observers, Unilever announced plans...

October 20, 2010

­Freeman Beauty Labs, whose brands include Vita-K skin care, Psssst! instant dry shampoo and Freeman...

October 10, 2010

Johnson & Johnson is set to buy the remaining portion of Dutch biotech company Crucell...

September 26, 2010

Unilever is significantly boosting its hair care portfolio by acquiring Alberto-Culver for $3.7 billion in cash....