September 12, 2012

PepsiCo announced that its current president is resigning from his post.

September 12, 2012

SoloHealth on Wednesday named Tim Kiss to serve as VP marketing — a new position at SoloHealth — as the company prepares for its nationwide rollout of the SoloHealth Station consumer kiosk this fall.

September 7, 2012

The future North American grocery business of Kraft Foods will deliver steady and profitable top-line growth, consistent bottom-line growth and a superior dividend payout, according to the business's future executive team.

September 7, 2012

The journey to a complete turnaround begins with the first step. Supervalu's restructuring, refocusing and revitalizing the executive team may have been the first step, but it's been quickly followed by the second — culling out underperforming stores and re-investing those saved dollars into a refocused and revitalized business.

September 5, 2012

Safeway on Wednesday announced that it plans to file a registration statement in the United States for a potential initial public offering of a minority ownership stake in Blackhawk Network Holdings, a leading prepaid payments network.

September 4, 2012

In what could symbolize the so-called "patent cliff" that an executive from healthcare market research firm IMS Health spoke of at a recent trade show, a regional mass merchandise chain is taking what used to be the world's top-selling drug and giving it away for free.

September 4, 2012

Save Mart Supermarkets has appointed a new chief human resources officer and chief legal officer, as well as a new CFO.

August 29, 2012

Community Specialty Pharmacy Network has appointed a former Bayer Pharmaceuticals executive to serve as the organization's VP managed care relations.

August 29, 2012

Moving ahead with its previously announced turnaround strategy, Supervalu said it has overhauled its executive leadership team.

August 27, 2012

The nation’s vast, multi-trillion dollar healthcare industry churns up plenty of statistics — a constant stream of them, in fact. But here’s one that may get your attention: nearly 70% of people in the United States don't have or don't use a primary care physician.

August 21, 2012

Former Walmart executive David Hoodis has joined the corporate advisory board of Natural Insight, a private retail technology company engaged in workforce management.

August 21, 2012

Market research firm SymphonyIRI Group has named former Procter & Gamble executive Beverly Grant as president of Retail Solutions.

August 17, 2012

A former CVS executive has been appointed to a top position at a company that provides pharmacy services to the long-term care industry.

August 17, 2012

At-home gel manicure system Red Carpet Manicure has unveiled new limited-edition nail art kits, which hit Ulta Beauty stores this summer and will launch nationally in the fall.

August 17, 2012

The maker of Splenda has introduced a new zero-calorie sweetener. McNeil Nutritionals said Nectresse, made from monk fruit extract, is 100% natural.

August 10, 2012

Pankow Associates has hired Mark DeFilippo to serve as an account executive based in its Skokie office.

August 6, 2012

Supervalu now is in full turnaround mode, and with the naming of Wayne Sales as CEO to lead the charge, analysts are saying the Canadian retail executive who helped turn around Canadian Tire is the right man for the job. But Supervalu still has plenty of heavy lifting to do.

August 3, 2012

Shopko announced that a former JCPenney executive has joined the company.

July 31, 2012

An Ahold USA executive has received honors from a New England business publication.

July 30, 2012

La Roche-Posay has developed the new Redermic [C], an anti-wrinkle firming moisturizer that was inspired by the growing popularity of injectable filler technology.

July 30, 2012

Supervalu on Monday named Wayne Sales, a Canadian hall-of-fame-caliber retailer, as the company's president and CEO, replacing Craig Herkert.

July 27, 2012

Gary J. Burns, 74, of Lake Forest, Ill., and Naples, Fla., passed away July 24. He was born Feb. 7, 1938, in Saginaw, Mich. Burns served in the U.S. Army and then embarked upon a long and successful career in the health and beauty aids industry.

July 27, 2012

McLane has entered into an agreement to acquire Meadowbrook Meat Co.

July 26, 2012

The Salvation Army's Northwest division has appointed an executive of Bartell Drugs to its advisory board, Bartell's said Thursday.