May 22, 2015

The United Kingdom's Competition and Markets Authority feels that Reckitt-Benckiser acquisition of K-Y personal lubricants may lead to higher prices across the category. 

May 1, 2015

Revlon has acquired CBBeauty, a global fragrance management company based in the U.K. The acquisition also included the U.K. distributor, SAS & Co.

April 22, 2015

Retail pharmacy is becoming increasingly global. Bi-Lo Holdings in March brought turnaround expert Ian McLeod to the helm.

April 16, 2015

Walgreens kicked off its Red Nose Day charity drive early on Thursday with a YouTube video featuring the first Red Nose sold in Chicago. 

April 7, 2015

The United States is the top market for e-commerce, followed by China and the United Kingdom, according to A.T. Kearney’s 2015 Global Retail E-Commerce Index. 

March 24, 2015

Fresh & Easy plans to close 55 stores, which would leave the chain with about 110 locations, the Orange Country Register reported.

March 20, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance and WebMD are scheduled to speak at this year's Lions Health conference. 

March 12, 2015

Reuters reported there may be more merger and acquisition activity on the horizon for Walgreens Boots Alliance. 

March 3, 2015

IBM Inc. is expanding the IBM MobileFirst for iOS portfolio of apps for retailers.

February 10, 2015

England's Co-Operative Pharmacy will be hanging a new shingle branded "Well" across its 780-store base over the next seven months.

February 6, 2015

A new, potentially far-reaching program to encourage individuals to take better charge of their own health is taking shape in the United Kingdom. And given the increasingly globalized marketplace, the emergence of Walgreens Boots Alliance as an international pharmacy powerhouse and the ongoing struggle by U.S. pharmacies to gain provider status and reimbursement for a growing menu of patient-care services, that campaign could spark or help inform similar efforts on this side of the Atlantic.

 

February 4, 2015

The Body Shop Australia transfers ownership.

February 3, 2015

As the company’s top technology leader, McNamara will further advance Target’s digital transformation.

January 27, 2015

Actavis on Monday agreed to acquire Auden Mckenzie Holdings for approximately $465.8 million in cash, plus a two-year royalty on a percentage of gross profits of one of Auden Mckenzie's products.

November 14, 2014

LloydsPharmacy locations will be counseling patients coming out of the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University hospitals in an effort to improve outcomes.

October 8, 2014

The NPD Group reports that sales of prestige facial skin care masks grew in the United States, United Kingdom, Italy, and Spain during the 12 months ended June 2014. This growth helped to drive 2% value increases for overall facial skin care sales in both the United States and the United Kingdom, and offset the segment declines in Italy and Spain.

September 15, 2014

The Female Health Co. on Monday announced that Martin Tayler will join the company's management team as EVP global operations. 

September 3, 2014

Teva Pharmaceutical on Wednesday announced that a positive judgment has been given by the U.K. High Court in support of Teva's case against AstraZeneca relating to the validity of EP 1,085,877 covering the SMART (Single inhaler Maintenance And Reliever Therapy) indication for AstraZeneca's fixed dose formoterol/budesonide combination product, Symbicort.

September 2, 2014

The asthma treatment market value will grow from approximately $15.9 billion in 2013 across eight major countries — the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Japan and Australia — to $23.1 billion by 2023, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.

August 20, 2014

The DIY beauty trend continues to show momentum, and according to industry sources, the at-home beauty devices segment is “pulsing with potential” as awareness among consumers continues to grow and new products hit the market.

August 20, 2014

Look for Walgreens to continue to try to create a kind of retail theater, focused very sharply on the front end of the store.

August 18, 2014

Alliance Boots on Monday announced it has acquired full ownership of UniDrug Distribution Group, its pre-wholesale and contract logistics joint venture in the United Kingdom, from UDG Healthcare for a consideration of around £66 million ($110.4 million) for the 50% shareholding it did not already own. 

August 11, 2014

LloydsPharmacy is launching a new healthcare service concept, the Gazette reported Thursday. 

August 6, 2014

Walgreens said it has exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots ahead of the original option period, which was between February and August 2015.