June 15, 2015

The credibility of the vitamins, minerals and supplements business has been attacked in recent months.

June 1, 2015

Mondelez International made solid progress in 2014 toward meeting its Call For Well-being goals, according to a report released Monday.

May 29, 2015

GoJo announced Friday an expansion of its manufacurting and distribution capabilities. 

May 26, 2015

Specialized manufacturers are gearing up for a robust trade out of generic biosimilar approvals, Kalorama reported last week. 

May 13, 2015

Wegmans Food Markets announced it is a key element of a revitilazation program for Admirals Row in New York City. 

May 7, 2015

BIC Consumer Products USA, a manufacturer of such items as stationery, lighters and shavers, on Thursday announced that it is launching a series of lighters that take inspiration from Americana. The multi-purpose lighters will feature limited-edition handles in stars and stripes as well as plaid patterns, the company said.

April 22, 2015

The dramatic increase in the price of generic drugs last year is expected to continue for the rest of 2015 and even into next year, according to those who closely monitor the market.

March 30, 2015

GNC on Monday announced an agreement with the New York Attorney General's office affirming that all of the products called into question by the office were actually in full compliance with cGMPs. 

March 6, 2015

Walmart VP of U.S. Manufacturing is scheduled to provide an update on the retailer’s domestic sourcing commitment.

February 10, 2015

Procter & Gamble will build a multi-category manufacturing facility in Berkeley County, W. Va., marking the company’s first plant in West Virginia and only its second new site in the United States since 1971.

February 5, 2015

Generic drug prices are going up. Spurred by market opportunities, short-term market exclusivity for some newly launched single-source generics and rising costs for manufacturing, quality control and raw materials, me-too drug manufacturers have escalated a series of price hikes, some of them significant.

January 14, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration established the Office of Pharmaceutical Quality, a new division tasked with improving quality control at pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities.

 

January 14, 2015

Park City Group, a cloud-based software company that uses big data management to help retailers and their suppliers, has announced that a national retailer surpassed its fiscal 2014 goals by reducing direct store delivery inventory investment costs by 22%.

December 22, 2014

In line with its strategic move to focus on core brands, Procter & Gamble is selling its Camay and Zest brands, along with the transfer of a manufacturing facility in Mexico, to Unilever for an undisclosed amount.

December 18, 2014

Alex Brands has acquired toy brand Shrinky Dinks for an undisclosed amount.

December 8, 2014

"There are no perfect organizations, and we all have a performance gap between where we are and where we hope to land," writes Dan Mack in his latest blog entry. 

December 3, 2014

Datarithm on Wednesday announced their partnership with CARE Pharmacies Cooperative on a cloud-based platform for forecasting, balancing and cycle counting prescription inventory.

 

November 14, 2014

Being a mentor and paying it forward is one of the more critical roles of a leader, noted Jill Turner-Mitchael, Sam’s Club SVP health-and-wellness, who hails from Texas and has piloted Sam’s Club’s journey toward becoming a healthcare destination center. 

November 14, 2014

For Jocelyn Wong, SVP, chief marketing officer of Family Dollar, challenging the status quo is what she strives toward each day.

November 14, 2014

CVS Health’s Judy Sansone is widely regarded as a straight-shooting, savvy merchant with experience at various ends of the business. Today she serves as SVP, merchandising and personalization for CVS Health. 

November 14, 2014

Judy Wray  is helping to reinvent the beauty experience at Rite Aid. The chain’s beauty department’s new look features a much more interactive experience and the addition of more prestige cosmetic and skin care lines. Also in select stores, Rite Aid Beauty Advisors — specially trained to assist shoppers with all the beauty brands Rite Aid carries —  offer demonstrations and education. 

November 14, 2014

What happens when you take two cultures, both customer-focused and willing to embrace change to better the business, and blend them together? That’s the big project on the desk of Kathleen WilsonThompson, Walgreens Boots Alliance’s designated EVP and global chief human resources officer, who will be working to bring “let’s feel good” to “the corner of Happy and Healthy.”

October 15, 2014

When Kohlberg, Kravis and Roberts approached the much-heralded chain drug store and supermarket veteran Rick Dreiling to run Dollar General some seven years ago, the move signaled the investment firm’s determination to return its huge but somewhat floundering retail holding to fiscal health and public ownership as quickly as possible.

October 10, 2014

The Ohio State University, Cardinal Health and State of Ohio Third Frontier Commission on Wednesday announced the completion of a new, $13 million molecular imaging pharmaceuticals center.