November 3, 2011

Beauty supply retailer Sally Beauty Holdings has bolstered its presence in Europe by acquiring Kappersservice Floral B.V. and two related companies, Hair Zone B.V. and Exphair B.V. (the “Floral Group”).

November 2, 2011

Kerr Drug is launching a drive to collect food to donate to needy families for Thanksgiving, the retail pharmacy chain said.

November 2, 2011

Marley Coffee has launched 8-oz. bags of its gourmet ground coffee that will hit retail this season.

November 2, 2011

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced on Wednesday that it has joined other retail industry groups and companies in signing a letter to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, also known as the super committee, urging it to close a tax loophole to prevent harm to traditional brick-and-mortar retail businesses — including pharmacies — and to assist states in collecting $23 billion in uncollected state sales taxes that currently are due on Internet and catalog sales.

November 2, 2011

Starbucks has launched its K-Cup portion packs at major food, drug, mass, club, specialty and department store retailers nationwide.

November 1, 2011

Employee wellness experts from Babcock & Wilcox, Caesars Entertainment and others spoke to the synergies that such a company as Walgreens' Take Care Health Systems can create across their health management strategies during a panel discussion at the National Conference on Health, Productivity and Human Capital hosted by the National Business Group on Health

November 1, 2011

Scottish Spirits is introducing scotch in a 100% recyclable aluminum can.

October 31, 2011

Empowered Products on Friday reported that its Pink Elevate for Women product launch has been well received by retail and wholesale customers throughout the company's global sales reach of more than 30 countries.

October 31, 2011

Health Market Science and PDX are offering PDX system clients access to the HMS Provider MasterFile, the companies said.

October 31, 2011

Batter Up is introducing to retail the Ready. Set. Cupcake! by the Piping Gourmets line of frozen cake batters and buttercream frostings.

October 28, 2011

Eufora has unveiled its new Details Dry Spray Wax, which is designed to add texture to all hair lengths without a sticky, tacky product feel or flaky residue.

October 28, 2011

The news that Take Care Clinic nurse practitioner Penny Strong has been honored by the Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nursing is important as it further promotes and supports the convenient care industry at large.

October 28, 2011

Rite Aid is collaborating with LifeScan to bring free diabetes testing, resources and materials to communities across the Northeast, the retail pharmacy chain said Friday.

October 27, 2011

Same-store sales at Rite Aid increased by 2.9% in October, compared with the same period last year, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

October 26, 2011

Despite concerns about the economy and rising household expenses, nearly 3-out-of-5 consumers (59%) will put aside economic worries and spend the same or more this holiday season, according to Deloitte’s 26th annual survey of holiday spending intentions and trends.

October 26, 2011

One month after the retail launch of its Dip and Squeeze product, Heinz announced it is set to debut a limited-edition ketchup that is blended with balsamic vinegar.

October 26, 2011

Walgreens is showcasing some of its newest healthcare innovations at the TEDMED conference in San Diego, the retail pharmacy chain said Wednesday.

October 25, 2011

Healthy Food Brands has introduced a new line of fruit snacks and gummies based on a popular Internet game.

October 25, 2011

Dole has boosted its frozen fruit offerings.

October 25, 2011

Kaz has boosted its SmartTemp portfolio with the introduction of a reusable gel pad that combines hot and cold therapy.

October 25, 2011

Medicare Part D beneficiaries will be able to obtain hundreds of generic drugs without any deductible or co-pay under a new program offered by Rite Aid.

October 24, 2011

A provider of competitive market intelligence and insights has introduced a report that is designed to provide manufacturers and retailers instant access to U.S. retail prices of more than 12,000 SKUs in the health, beauty and wellness industry.

October 24, 2011

CVS has named Judy Sansone SVP merchandising and has expanded the roles of chief marketing officer Rob Price and EVP internal operations, real estate and supply chain Scott Baker, the company announced Monday.

October 21, 2011

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