April 11, 2011

"Gulliver's Travels" is arriving on Blu-ray and DVD formats this month.

April 11, 2011

Pabst Brewing has expanded its Colt 45 brand with a fruit-flavored beverage.

April 11, 2011

Nearly three-quarters of Americans surveyed by Deloitte said higher prices could slow their spending in the upcoming months.

April 11, 2011

Celebrity chef Curtis Stone has been tapped for the latest Post Great Grains cereal campaign to show how the consumption of whole grains can lead to better nutrition.

April 11, 2011

Scores of today’s leading retail executives from food, drug and mass, and their supply partners, are set to convene at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting. This year’s NACDS Annual Meeting, which will run from April 30 to May 3, will be held in Scottsdale, Ariz., at the Phoenician resort nestled in the Sonoran Desert in the shadows of Camelback Mountain. As the industry gears up for NACDS Annual, Drug Store News talked with Jim Whitman, SVP member programs and services, to discuss why it is a “must attend” event.

April 11, 2011

Endo Pharmaceuticals will buy American Medical Systems for $2.9 billion, the drug maker said Monday.

April 11, 2011

A provider of retailer supplier education services has named a 31-year Walmart veteran as its president and CEO.

April 11, 2011

Frito-Lay on Monday said it is peeling back the curtain on how it develops new product flavors.

April 11, 2011

L'Oréal's Garnier brand has inked an exclusive partnership with TerraCycle, a company specializing in the collection and reuse of nonrecyclable post-consumer waste, to help reduce the amount of personal care and beauty packaging waste sent to landfills. To help support the partnership, a mobile marketing program kicks off in New York on April 11.

April 11, 2011

ConAgra is emphasizing the use of its Healthy Choice frozen meals to improve the quality of one's diet and overall well-being.

April 11, 2011

Another generic drug maker is seeking to market its version of a popular opioid painkiller.

April 11, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Johnson & Johnson for treating schizophrenia in adolescents.

April 11, 2011

Joshua Tree Skin Care, a maker of organic and natural personal care products, has named Bryan Pappas national sales manager, focusing on national grocery and retailer department store chains, as well as national outdoor retailers.

April 11, 2011

Ansell Healthcare Products on Monday announced the release of Skyn Large following the success of Skyn, the first polyisoprene condom on the market, and due to high consumer demand for a larger Skyn product.

April 11, 2011

Mederma Skin Care scars gel and Mederma stretch marks therapy now are available in Canada at such retailers as Shoppers Drug Mart, London Drugs, Walmart and Pharma Plus, according to Merz Pharma Canada.

April 11, 2011

In an effort to reward those that take everyday conservation actions, Procter & Gamble's Future Friendly program has announced a national partnership with Recyclebank.

April 11, 2011

Part of its 50th anniversary as a baby care brand, Pampers has launched its Little Miracle Missions program.

April 11, 2011

A drug originally developed by scientists in the Soviet Union to treat allergies and currently under investigation by Pfizer and Medivation did not yield significant results in a late-stage clinical trial of patients with Huntington disease, a disorder that leads to cognitive decline, the companies said Monday.

April 11, 2011

Pharmavite on Monday named Bill Tullis as its new EVP sales.

April 11, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an oral contraceptive made by Sandoz, the company said Friday.

April 11, 2011

Genzyme now officially is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sanofi-Aventis.

April 11, 2011

Following the success of its 13-store test in 2010, Sears has announced that it now is expanding its in-store cosmetic departments to more than 100 stores and online.

April 11, 2011

Walmart is looking to distinguish itself from the competition.

April 11, 2011

Winn-Dixie on Monday announced that its pharmacy will offer specially designed medication disposal envelopes to help its customers safely dispose of unused, outdated or unwanted medications.