May 22, 2014

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy made a number of changes to its executive committee on Wednesday during the association's NABP Annual Meeting in Phoenix.

May 15, 2014

The growing senior market is fueling the sale of hearing-aid batteries and specialty batteries for health and fitness devices.

May 15, 2014

The VMS and diet aid/sports nutrition markets together command $11.9 billion in total retail sales, excluding specialty channels, and is growing at a steady clip.

May 9, 2014

Energizer Personal Care, the makers of Banana Boat brand sunscreen, announced the availability of four new products in mass grocery and drug retailers nationwide, including a formula designed specifically for men.

May 6, 2014

Duane Reade released the first update to its app for iPhone including the integration of iBeacon for 10-select Duane Reade locations active as of May 1.

April 29, 2014

As part of a competition between Fruity Pebbles and Cocoa Pebbles to see which cereal is more popular with fans, Post Foods announced two professional American soccer players to grace its cereal boxes.

April 16, 2014

Kimberly Clark on Wednesday announced the launch of the thin and absorbent Poise Microliners, featuring SAM (Super Absorbent Material).

April 14, 2014

Jewel-Osco has announced that Scott Hays has been named VP operations for the Chicagoland grocery store.

April 4, 2014

Walgreens helped create a new, larger worksite health organization when it sold a majority interest in Take Care Employer Solutions to strategic health investor Water Street Healthcare Partners. The new entity, which combines Take Care with CHS Health Services, will serve more than 200 leading corporations through nearly 500 worksite health-and-wellness centers across the country. Walgreens still maintains a significant stake in the company and will continue to manage their existing worksite clinics in collaboration with the new company.

The end result will be an opportunity to couple best practices into an entity with a greater economy of scale that's part of a business model with a lot of upside. The vast majority of large employers remain committed to providing benefits to active employees, according to a recent survey by Towers Watson and the National Business Group on Health — an association of large employers — released in March. Offering health insurance as an employee benefit is something the majority of small businesses think is very important, too, according to the 2014 Small Business Health Care Survey from the National Small Business Association — 91% of firms fielding between 20 and 50 employees and 94% of businesses with more than 50 employees believe health benefits are crucial to employee recruitment and retention.

April 3, 2014

Weis Markets on Wednesday announced the promotion of Brian Bosworth to director of center store sales; Maria Panko to senior manager private brands and specialty, organic, natural and ethnic foods; and John Evans to center store sales manager.

March 17, 2014

A recent audience-research study conducted by Nielsen found that among Cardinal Health's digital advertising network for retail pharmacies, called Pharmacy Health Network, half of viewers surveyed (49%) indicated that they felt encouraged to discuss a product or brand they had seen on Pharmacy Health Network with their pharmacist, and 48% indicated that after seeing ads on Pharmacy Health Network, they felt motivated to discuss those products or brands with their physicians.

March 17, 2014

Sales of the U.S. OTC market in 2013 were up 3% to $23.5 billion at the manufacturer's level, according to a blog on research firm Kline's site posted Monday.

March 13, 2014

Do you have a little one who is convinced there are monsters lurking about the bedroom at night? If so, you may need a prescription for “Monster Spray.”

March 7, 2014

Reckitt Benckiser's Air Wick is introducing a Familiar Favorites collection, which is inspired by the scents of such brands as Snuggle, Cinnabon and Baby Magic.

March 6, 2014

Ethnic hair care brand SoftSheen-Carson has introduced its new Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Anti-Breakage line, a range of treatment products designed to reduce breakage, restore and revive strands and support hair growth.

March 4, 2014

Physicians Interactive, a provider of online and mobile clinical resources and solutions for healthcare professionals, and McKesson Patient Relationship Solutions, a provider of pharmaceutical manufacturer-sponsored patient adherence programs, on Tuesday announced a collaboration to jointly deliver Coupons on Demand.

February 27, 2014

This week, Procter & Gamble’s Oral-B and Crest 3D White brands announced a donation of $500,000 to benefit the Pies Descalzos Foundation, which was founded by recording artist and 3D White Global Ambassador Shakira.

February 27, 2014

Pacific World’s Fing’rs brand has created a new collection of press-on nails in five different fashion-forward designs.

February 20, 2014

American Licorice Co. has announced the launch of Fruit Vines Bites — bite-size, chewy candies with a fruity flavor.

February 6, 2014

Diplomat on Wednesday released its second episode in partnership with Pharmacy Podcast.

January 21, 2014

Bic Consumer Products has broadened its portfolio of razors with the new Bic Soleil Glow, which started hitting retail shelves this month.

January 15, 2014

Clif Bar on Tuesday announced two new flavors to its Luna Protein line — lemon vanilla and chocolate coconut almond.

January 6, 2014

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare and Walgreens teamed up to launch Sponsorship to Quit, a free online quit-smoking gamification program that smokers can personalize with customized tools and tips during their journey to quit.

December 18, 2013

For peanut butter cup lovers, the New Year will mark not only a fresh start but also a chance to dig into Butterfinger's newest confection.