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?


December 21, 2010

One month after announcing it would acquire a leader in molecular imaging development, Eli Lilly announced it has completed its acquisition of Avid Radiopharmaceuticals.

December 17, 2010

Frank Baldino, the founder, chairman and CEO of Cephalon, has died, the company said.

November 30, 2010

The president of drug maker Merck now will fill an additional position at the company: CEO.

November 21, 2010

Vaseline Intensive Rescue, a Unilever brand, is on a mission to rescue dry skin this...

November 7, 2010

Eli Lilly's acquisition of a leader in molecular imaging development could boost its Alzheimer's disease...

October 5, 2010

A retail supply leader for Procter & Gamble received the Network of Executive Women's Bobbie...

September 26, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores tapped wholesale and pharmaceutical industry veteran Joe Conda...

September 26, 2010

Greenstone announced the launch of an authorized generic version of the Alzheimer’s disease drug Aricept...

August 22, 2010

Lance and Snyder’s of Hanover signed a definitive agreement that brings together the two snack...

June 10, 2010

Chain and independent pharmacy retailers learned a long time ago that going to bat for...

March 18, 2010

Drug Store News’ sister publication, Retail Clinician, has issued a special report on an exclusive...

February 22, 2010

A leader in hearing care is offering patients free hearing-loss screenings, along with a free...

April 2, 2009

It was easy to like Vern Brunner....

March 28, 2009

If there’s an independent pharmacy in your market area with a Leader Pharmacy logo on the storefront — and with more than 3,400 Leader stores nationwide, chances are good that there’s one nearby — don’t be fooled by the store’s modest footprint or the folksy, mom-and-pop image it may project. The store’s owners have an arsenal of sophisticated business tools at their disposal, and the backing of an $87 billion, global health services and wholesaling giant.

March 1, 2009

What a difference a year makes. Walgreens’ management and shareholders were long accustomed to steady, record-breaking gains in sales and earnings, and a pedal-to-the-metal store development strategy, that made Walgreens the nation’s fastest-growing pharmacy retailer and a market leader in cities across the country. As recently as the company’s annual meeting in January 2008, former chairman and CEO Jeff Rein reaffirmed that strategy, outlining a bold plan for filling in markets across the country by opening roughly one new store every 16 hours and buying the prescription files, and sometimes the stores, of rival independent and small chain pharmacies. He also said the company aggressively would pursue new opportunities in specialty pharmacy and front-end merchandising.

February 5, 2009

Doesn’t anybody here pay their taxes? Tom Daschle, the former powerful leader of the Democrats...

January 18, 2009

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