May 6, 2014

Alliance Boots on Tuesday announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Farmacias Ahumada.

May 5, 2014

Rite Aid has appointed Matt Lynch, an information technology executive with nearly 30 years of experience, as SVP and CIO.

May 2, 2014

Canadian grocer Loblaw, which recently acquired pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart, is sharpening its focus on health and wellness, and envisions pharmacists one day serving as nutrition experts, according to a Financial Post article.

April 30, 2014

IRI has announced the appointment of Randy Stone as executive, analytics practice leader.

April 28, 2014

The Estée Lauder Cos. have named Christopher C. Giglio as VP corporate global communications. He will report to Alexandra C. Trower, EVP global communications.

April 28, 2014

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Monday announced that it had elected new officers, one new executive committee member and three new board of directors members for the coming year during its annual meeting this weekend.

April 21, 2014

Healthy snacks had tremendous growth in 2013.

April 14, 2014

Ahold USA on Monday announced that Amy Hahn has been appointed to the newly created position of SVP marketing effective April 28.

April 14, 2014

Angelo Voxakis recently announced his retirement after 16 years as president and CEO of Epic Pharmacies, a national network of independently owned pharmacies, effective December 31.

April 14, 2014

Pacific World Cosmetics has tapped Neutrogena executive Jim Colleran to serve as its new CEO.

April 11, 2014

The New York State legislature recently wrapped up its 2015 budget negotiations with a favorable outcome for community pharmacy as it rejected an executive branch proposal to change how New York’s Medicaid program reimburses pharmacies for prescription medications.

April 11, 2014

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has resigned her post, according to published reports.

March 26, 2014

Celebrity beauty licensing company Boldface Group has named former Smashbox executive John LaBonty as president and CEO.

March 25, 2014

Beauty company Coty Inc. has appointed Mario Reis as EVP, supply chain, effective May 1.

March 21, 2014

Grocer A&P has named company COO Paul Hertz as president and CEO, effective immediately.

March 20, 2014

Members of the board of directors of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Wednesday were elected at the association’s Annual Executive Conference at Amelia Island, Fla.

March 19, 2014

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Tuesday awarded the Ivan D. Combe Lifetime Achievement Award to George Quesnelle, former president, North America, Consumer Healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline, during the association’s Annual Executive Conference.

March 18, 2014

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Tuesday announced the members of the CHPA Educational Foundation Board during the association’s Annual Executive Conference held here.

March 18, 2014

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association this year will be focusing on restoring OTC eligibility under flexible spending accounts and helping to finalize OTC monographs, Scott Melville, CHPA president and CEO, told attendees of the 2014 CHPA Annual Executive Conference Tuesday morning.

March 7, 2014

Big Lots has elevated CFO Timothy A. Johnson to EVP. CFO. Johnson has served as financial chief since 2012 with primary responsibility for all financial disciplines within the company

March 6, 2014

Cerberus won the bid for Safeway. Safeway and Albertsons on Thursday announced a definitive agreement under which AB Acquisition will acquire all outstanding shares of Safeway in a deal valued at more than $9.1 billion.

March 5, 2014

Personal care company Kimberly-Clark, whose portfolio includes Kotex, has announced executive changes designed to further enhance its focus on executing its global business plan and driving global expansion.

March 4, 2014

Orabrush, a maker of oral care products, has appointed Brent Rambo, a former executive at Sony Online Entertainment, as the company’s chief technology officer.

March 3, 2014

Ahold USA on Monday announced that Tom Lenkevich will join the Giant/Martin's division as president, effective March 4, reporting to Bhavdeep Singh, EVP operations, Ahold USA.