March 18, 2014

The American Pharmacists Association’s Academy of Student Pharmacists has named Phillip R. Oppenheimer, who has led University of the Pacific’s Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences for almost two decades, as the 2014 Outstanding Dean.

March 18, 2014

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association this year will be focusing on restoring OTC eligibility under flexible spending accounts and helping to finalize OTC monographs, Scott Melville, CHPA president and CEO, told attendees of the 2014 CHPA Annual Executive Conference Tuesday morning.

March 14, 2014

Living Essentials, distributors of 5-hour Energy shots, announced that it is sponsoring Mexican soccer star Oribe Peralta, striker for the Mexican National Team and MX Santos Laguna team. This marks the first time 5-hour Energy has worked with a professional soccer player.

March 14, 2014

The American Pharmacists Association has announced the selection of the 2014 Awards and Honors Program recipients.

March 14, 2014

The Natural Dentist, a line of natural oral care products that contain a therapeutic amount of purified aloe vera, has launched a Spanish language web site.

March 14, 2014

La Roche-Posay and Vichy Laboratoires, two skin care brands from the L’Oréal Group, have announced that their skin care collections will be available as part of Target’s new premium skin care offering.

March 13, 2014

More Americans are more often seeking their ounce of prevention. According to Bain & Co.’s recent Healthy Living Survey, 75% of consumers are in pursuit of a healthier lifestyle. Take that predominant mindset, coupled with the outcomes-driven preventive focus associated with the Affordable Care Act, and you have a formula for OTC success at retail pharmacy.

March 7, 2014

New Albertson’s has acquired five Dominick’s locations and appointed Shane Sampson, currently president of the company’s Boston-based Shaw’s Division, as president of the Jewel-Osco division based in Chicago.

March 5, 2014

Personal care company Kimberly-Clark, whose portfolio includes Kotex, has announced executive changes designed to further enhance its focus on executing its global business plan and driving global expansion.

March 5, 2014

Kroger on Wednesday lowered prices on thousands of food and household items and renewed an emphasis on shopping experience, fuel discounts, local products and community relations in the Dallas market, the retailer announced.

March 4, 2014

J.D. Power, in conjunction with Fortune Custom Publishing, recognized 50 companies that demonstrate the ability to provide the highest level of customer service based on their most important critics — their customers.

March 4, 2014

La Fresh Group, maker of portable Travel Lite and Eco-Beauty wet wipes, has announced the launch of Eco-Beauty Be Good., a line of skin care products made with a natural anti-aging botanical complex of maqui berry, licorice root, ginkgo leaf, grape seed and hickory bark. 



March 3, 2014

Ahold USA on Monday announced that Tom Lenkevich will join the Giant/Martin's division as president, effective March 4, reporting to Bhavdeep Singh, EVP operations, Ahold USA.

February 25, 2014

Kroger on Tuesday announced Dennis Gibson has been promoted to president of the QFC division.

February 21, 2014

CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic has announced that it is switching from its own proprietary electronic medical record solution to Epic’s EpicCare system.

February 20, 2014

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association on Wednesday announced that Craig Wheeler, president and CEO, Momenta Pharmaceuticals, was elected as GPhA board chairman.

February 19, 2014

Safeway welcomed President Barack Obama to its Upper Marlboro, Md., distribution center as he called for new fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas standards for medium-duty and heavy-duty trucks, the grocer announced Tuesday.

February 14, 2014

The offices of Drug Store News will be closed Monday, Feb. 17, in observance of President's Day. We wish you a safe and happy holiday.

February 13, 2014

Several trade associations representing the merchant and financial services industries on Thursday announced a new cybersecurity partnership.

February 12, 2014

Carma Laboratories on Wednesday announced its partnership with singer and actress Zendaya, whose self-titled album launched last fall featuring the hit single "Replay."

February 12, 2014

National Sales Solutions, a provider of outsourced sales services to consumer packaged goods companies, has announced that NSS president Ron Otto and Angie Echele, president of Retail Smarter, are scheduled to present at two ECRM-hosted conferences in Cannes, France in February.

February 11, 2014

CVS Caremark released on Tuesday fourth-quarter results, which came in at the high end of expectations and helped produce a record year, but as expected, among the key topics of discussion during the conference call with analysts was the company’s recent decision to stop selling tobacco products in all of its stores by Oct. 1.

February 11, 2014

The Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute recently released its Specialty Drug Benefit Report, sponsored by Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy.

February 10, 2014

Supervalu on Monday announced it will host its first-ever national sales expo, Sales 4 All Seasons, this summer.