May 4, 2012

The number of new drug shortages has been halved as early notifications from manufacturers of potential shortages have increased sixfold, the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration wrote Thursday.

May 3, 2012

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Thursday provided an update around pseudoephedrine legislation in its "CHPA Executive Newsletter," which is published monthly.

May 3, 2012

Supervalu on Thursday announced that Pete Van Helden, EVP retail operations, will be leaving the company this spring. Taking his place will be Kevin Holt.

May 2, 2012

The Network of Executive Women is honoring Mike Duke, president and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, with its William J. Grize Diversity Hall of Fame Award, on June 28 during Women's Day at the LPGA in Rogers, Ark.

April 24, 2012

The National Retail Federation has named Bill Thorne SVP communications and public affairs.

April 23, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has elected new officers for the coming year.

April 17, 2012

Two weeks after Avon rejected Coty’s bid to snap up the company in a deal valued at $10 billion, Coty is reaffirming its interest in Avon and is urging Avon shareholders to push for the offer.

April 17, 2012

Two weeks before the Food and Drug Administration met on expanding the switch paradigm, attendees of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association’s Annual Executive Conference discussed how over-the-counter medicines can help shape health care as part of a panel featuring Joe Magnacca, Walgreens president of daily living products and solutions.

April 16, 2012

The Emerson Group has appointed a leader for its newly created consulting group.

April 16, 2012

Sun Products has announced the appointment of a new EVP national brands.

April 16, 2012

Supervalu on Monday announced three new executive appointments following the departure of Sue Klug, president of its Albertsons Southern California division.

April 13, 2012

“We want to make sure we’re talking to our members where and how they want to be spoken to.”
 That was something Sam’s Club VP health and family care Jason Reiser said to me for the special report we did on the company that appeared on the cover of our April 2 issue.

April 12, 2012

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy has appointed a longtime specialty pharmacy executive to its executive team, the company said Thursday.

April 9, 2012

Avon, which recently rejected a bid from Coty, has ended its previously announced search for a new CEO by hiring former Johnson & Johnson executive Sheri McCoy to take the helm.

April 9, 2012

Jones Soda has appointed one of its former executives to its board.

April 9, 2012

A Meijer executive has received recognition from a magazine for African-American professionals and business owners.

April 4, 2012

Acosta Sales and Marketing, a full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods industry, on Wednesday named former Kroger president and COO Don McGeorge to its board of directors.

April 4, 2012

Alliance Boots has continued to expand its presence in the global marketplace by opening its 200th store in Thailand.

April 3, 2012

Catherine Lindner, Walgreens VP retail marketing, has been named vice chair of the Network of Executive Women, the association announced Tuesday.

March 28, 2012

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service's leadership will undergo a historic transformation as it welcomes its first civilian director/CEO to the helm, the military retailer announced Wednesday.

March 27, 2012

Recently during one of our Elevation Forum meetings, we asked the question: which competitors do you worry about the most? Many of the leaders in the room listed either the largest or the fastest growing competitors they compete against. But one honest executive shared a provocative reflection. He said we are not as worried about who’s outside, but more focused on the enemy in the mirror.

March 23, 2012

J. M. Smucker has announced several executive changes, including the appointment of a new corporate officer.

March 21, 2012

Kimberly-Clark announced the transition of two executives to new roles at the company.

March 21, 2012

SymphonyIRI on Wednesday launched “Analytics2020,” a consumer packaged goods and retail industry initiative designed to identify and define the roadmap for consumer and retail analytics innovation into the next decade.