February 4, 2014

Total beauty sales within the U.S. mass channel rose 1% in 2013, versus 2012, with makeup experiencing the greatest growth at 2%, according to the NPD Group, citing IRI data.

January 30, 2014

Elizabeth Arden has appointed former Procter & Gamble executive Rod Little to serve as EVP and CFO, effective April 1.

January 30, 2014

Former Coca-Cola executive Scott Young has joined Hallmark Cards as VP strategic relationships and business development.

January 29, 2014

Ateb recently named Rebecca Chater as its executive healthcare strategist and added Bjorn Thommesen to the team.

January 22, 2014

Coty has appointed Catia Cesari as SVP business development, mergers and acquisitions, effective Feb. 1.

January 22, 2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to include $10 million in his 2014-2015 executive budget proposal for Binghampton University to commence site acquisition and design work for a School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy.

January 21, 2014

The Estée Lauder Cos. has announced the promotion of Chris Good to president, United Kingdom and Ireland, and Sandra Main to global brand president, La Mer.

January 13, 2014

Supermarket chain A&P, which emerged from bankruptcy in March 2012, has confirmed the departure of president and CEO Sam Martin.

January 13, 2014

Former Barnes & Noble executive Jamie Iannone has been appointed president and CEO of Samsclub.com in a restructuring that integrates Sam’s Club’s online business into the Walmart’s Global eCommerce business unit based in California.

January 13, 2014

New York state has begun to legalize medical use of marijuana, albeit in limited form, according to published reports.

January 13, 2014

Supervalu on Monday elected retail executive Gerald Storch as the company’s new chair of its board of directors.

January 9, 2014

The clinical development director of Rx.com Pharmacy Benefit Coalition is among the first few dozen pharmacists to receive a specialty pharmacy certification, the company said.

January 9, 2014

Retail and consumer products industry veterans Rich Juliano, Vince Burke and Jim Gillis have founded Burke • Gillis • Juliano Group, a global consultancy focused on the supermarket, mass retail, convenience, drug and specialty retail trade channels.

January 8, 2014

A New York-based distribution, merchandising and analytics firm has hired a former executive from Rite Aid and Duane Reade.

January 8, 2014

Generic drug maker Mylan has hired a former Pfizer executive to its executive leadership team.

January 3, 2014

“How do we develop and maintain higher level strategic partnerships?” That was the theme of the recent Drug Store Industry Issues Summit in New York in December. Once a year, senior retail and manufacturing leaders get together to review the ever changing dynamics around how we create value for each other while satisfying the needs of the shopper.

January 2, 2014

Mylan has hired Rakesh Bamzai as its president for commercial and emerging markets in India, the drug maker said.

December 26, 2013

Church & Dwight’s new Trojan lubricant line has achieved a 7% share of the lubricant category almost straight out of the gate, James Craigie, C&D executive chairman, CEO and interim president of the company’s domestic personal care division, told analysts.

December 20, 2013

Kao — whose brands include Jergens, Biore and John Frieda — has announced several executive appointments, including the appointment of Paul Nunnari as president of Kao Canada, effective Jan. 1.

December 19, 2013

Sears Holdings has elected law firm executive Cesar Alvarez to its board of directors, the company, which owns the Sears and Kmart chains, announced.

December 18, 2013

Winning with ability and agility in the age of healthcare retail-ization. That’s what it is all about for CVS Caremark, and that was a central theme of Wednesday’s timely Analyst Day meeting in New York City.

December 13, 2013

A newly appointed executive at Campbell Soup will be responsible for establishing the company's strategic direction for advertising, media, global design, digital marketing and social media.

December 4, 2013

IRI on Tuesday announced that it has formed a business agreement with Intage, a marketing research company in Japan.

December 3, 2013

Rite Aid has appointed healthcare executive Myrtle Potter to its board of directors, the retail pharmacy chain said Tuesday.