November 10, 2011

Xcel Brands has signed an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement with The Cloudbreak Group to develop, manufacture and distribute fragrance, bath and body, home fragrance and other related beauty products for the Isaac Mizrahi New York brand.

November 1, 2011

Trilantic Capital Partners, a global private equity firm, on Tuesday announced that it has partnered with management to acquire Implus, a leader in the footwear, outdoor and fitness accessories markets.

October 31, 2011

Procter & Gamble on Monday announced its third year of being an official sponsor of the National Football League in support of its Gillette, Head & Shoulders, Prilosec OTC and Vicks brands.

October 26, 2011

Kimberly-Clark has introduced a new colored sports wrap specifically created for children and teens.

October 5, 2011

AccuDial Pharmaceutical on Tuesday acquired Stephen Key Design in a move that will expand AccuDial’s patent portfolio to more than 50 patents for weight-based dosing and other extended content rotating labels, which add 75% more labeling space to a container.

October 5, 2011

Global information services company Nielsen announced the passing of one of its former executives.

September 7, 2011

Associated Food Stores president and CEO Richard Parkinson announced he will retire from his position after serving in the role for nearly two decades.

July 26, 2011

As a relatively new facet of the pharmacy profession, specialty pharmacy is constantly developing, prompting the leader of one provider to go online to keep patients and physicians up to date.

July 5, 2011


The vitamin D category continues to grow. Category leader Nature Made from Pharmavite is on the cusp of launching a host of new products, including a Super D-Complex with magnesium, vitamin D chewable tablets and vitamin D with vitamin C and zinc.


May 18, 2011

Ford Motor on Wednesday announced its research partnership with WellDoc — a healthcare company that develops technology solutions to improve chronic disease management outcomes and reduce healthcare costs — around integrating WellDoc services into Ford vehicles through the automaker’s SYNC voice-activated in-car connectivity system.

May 18, 2011

Hershey's leader is bidding the confectioner farewell, the company announced Wednesday.

April 29, 2011

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy president and CEO Phil Hagerman has been named the Grant Thornton Leader & Innovator of the Year, Diplomat said Friday.

April 19, 2011

The Council for Responsible Nutrition and the American Society for Nutrition on Monday recognized two researchers for their work in the supplement industry.

April 4, 2011

Daiichi Sankyo's SVP commercial operations has taken on a new role at the company.

March 21, 2011

The generic drug industry’s main lobby in Washington is hoping to head off cuts to the Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Generic Drugs, which it said could have a “devastating impact” on those who rely on generics.

March 15, 2011

The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index rose to more than 4% during the month of February, thanks to slight improvements in two sectors.

March 9, 2011

Eli Lilly leader John Lechleiter has become something of an evangelist for medical innovation lately. On Wednesday, the Lilly chairman, president and CEO spoke to the U.S./Japan Business Council in Tokyo to call for changes and policies in the biopharmaceutical industry that encourage innovation, or “reinventing invention,” as he called it.

February 22, 2011

The Grocery Manufacturers Association has tapped the leader of a food manufacturer to serve on its board of directors.

January 27, 2011

Supervalu company Jewel-Osco announced that its president will retire, effective Feb. 28.

January 18, 2011

A group representing the drug retailing industry submitted a letter to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., regarding "issues [that] are of the utmost importance" to its members.

January 18, 2011

After announcing that its chief marketing officer would serve as the executive committee sponsor of Target’s entrance into the Canadian market, the retailer named a leader for its Target Canada operations.

January 10, 2011

Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., plans to introduce new legislation soon to make medicine cups and other dosage devices commonly used to give medicine to children safer, the Congress leader recently announced. However, the need for such a bill may be moot as the over-the-counter industry already is actively initiating guidelines to standardize dosing directions and units of measuring that dose.

January 10, 2011

PepsiCo has named a new president for its Quaker Foods and Snacks business.

January 5, 2011

WHITESTONE, N.Y. — Business mogul, real-estate developer on a colossal scale with an ego to match, reality TV star, highest of the high-profile billionaires. Could Donald Trump’s next big role be president of the United States?


More importantly, would Trump the president be good for the country and, more specifically, for retail and wholesale pharmacy?