May 18, 2012

Sears Holdings reported profits of $189 million during first quarter 2012, compared with a $165 million loss in first quarter 2011, the company said.

May 17, 2012

Prestige Brands on Thursday morning announced the launch of Dramamine for Kids.

May 17, 2012

First-quarter profits at Walmart exceeded analysts’ estimates as same-store sales increased 2.6% and the company said its strategy of low prices on a broad merchandise assortment is resonating again with shoppers.

May 16, 2012

The Young Survival Coalition honored the president and CEO of CCA Industries.

May 16, 2012

OraSure Technologies on Tuesday announced that the Food and Drug Administration's Blood Products Advisory Committee recommended that the OraQuick In-Home HIV test be made available without a prescription.

May 16, 2012

The number of prescriptions being sent electronically jumped by 75% between 2010 and 2011, while almost all of the retail pharmacies in the country are connected for e-prescribing, according to a new report by the country's largest e-prescribing network.

May 16, 2012

Watson has announced its intention to acquire Actavis, the company said. Following news reports that the U.S.-based generic drug maker would acquire Switzerland-based Actavis, Watson announced that it would buy the latter for $5.6 billion.

May 14, 2012

Boiron on Monday named Janick Boudazin as president and CEO.

May 11, 2012

AmerisourceBergen has promoted one of its executives to serve as its finance chief, the company said Friday.

May 10, 2012

It was a rainy Thursday morning in Woonsocket, R.I., but that didn’t dissuade CVS Caremark stockholders from flocking to the company’s sprawling headquarters to attend its annual meeting of stockholders — an event that proved to be one filled with optimism as president and CEO Larry Merlo provided key highlights of 2011 and discussed how the company is reinventing pharmacy and capitalizing on its “integration sweet spots.”

May 10, 2012

Generic drug maker Watson Pharmaceuticals has formed a special office to handle its pending acquisition of Actavis, the company said.

May 9, 2012

Grocer A&P has announced the launch of an integrated marketing campaign that features president and CEO Sam Martin as its primary spokesman.

May 9, 2012

Kerr Drug announced the launch of its Healthy Pet program, offering a full range of pet medications that customers can order on the chain's website and have delivered to their homes, the regional retail pharmacy chain said Wednesday.

May 4, 2012

Two speakers at the American Telemedicine Association’s annual meeting last week had positive words for the convenient care industry and essentially told attendees what Drug Store News has been saying for some time: Retail clinics are poised for significant growth.

May 3, 2012

Supervalu on Thursday announced that Pete Van Helden, EVP retail operations, will be leaving the company this spring. Taking his place will be Kevin Holt.

May 3, 2012

On Wednesday evening, United Way recognized Publix Super Markets with two Summit awards for philanthropic engagement and community impact, the two companies announced Thursday.

May 2, 2012

The 8th annual Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit officially kicked off in Las Vegas at the Wynn casino resort on Wednesday morning, with early attendance figures showing a 30% increase over 2011, when more than 1,500 executives attended.

May 2, 2012

CVS Caremark president and CEO Larry Merlo told analysts Wednesday morning that he was “very pleased” with the company's first quarter, as results across both the retail and pharmacy benefit management segments came in at the high end of expectations, and its integrated assets continue to demonstrate success and improve patient lives.

May 2, 2012

The Network of Executive Women is honoring Mike Duke, president and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, with its William J. Grize Diversity Hall of Fame Award, on June 28 during Women's Day at the LPGA in Rogers, Ark.

May 1, 2012

Innovate or stagnate into irrelevance. That’s the message chain pharmacy leaders had for their colleagues at last week’s National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ 2012 Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Fla.

May 1, 2012

Retail clinics and medical centers are poised to expand, thanks to several enhancements in technology.

April 26, 2012

AmerisourceBergen on Thursday reported revenue of $20.1 billion, up 1.6%, for its second quarter ended March 31.

April 26, 2012

Beauty company Revlon announced on Thursday first-quarter sales results, which benefited from higher net sales of Revlon color cosmetics and Revlon ColorSilk hair color, as well as the inclusion of sales from SinfulColors.

April 26, 2012

Canadian pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart announced on Thursday a boost in first-quarter sales and earnings, driven, in part, by gains at the front end.