June 3, 2011

Kashi has introduced a decadent addition to its TLC layered granola bars line.

June 3, 2011

An organic yogurt brand has launched a website and Facebook fan page.

June 3, 2011

CVS Caremark's MinuteClinic locations are offering a free diabetes monitoring package this summer, the company announced on Friday.

June 3, 2011

Navarro Discount Pharmacy, a Hispanic-owned pharmacy chain and an MBF Healthcare portfolio company, has added e-commerce capabilities to its existing website. The retailer also plans to add in the fall an interactive social media retail forum, video, content on family and health-related topics, and reviews.

June 3, 2011

Nestle USA is looking to reach Hispanic consumers with new ready-to-drink beverages.

June 3, 2011

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that the Food and Drug Administration has recommended that the flu vaccine for the 2011-2012 season protect against the same strains as it did this year.

June 3, 2011

Kroger has kicked off a two-week campaign that is expected to generate $5 million dollars in cash and food donations to assist 80 local food banks in communities where Kroger's customers and associates live and work.

June 3, 2011

Generic drug maker Watson Labs is hoping to market a generic version of a Pfizer drug for erectile dysfunction.

June 3, 2011

Sam's Club is expanding its foray into the private-label business by focusing on consumables.

June 3, 2011

A&P will kick off on June 4 the first in a summer-long series of "Salute to Local Heroes" events in all Waldbaum's and Pathmark stores.

June 3, 2011

After nearly four hours of music, cheering, celebrity appearances and brief presentations by senior executives, Walmart president and CEO Mike Duke wrapped up the company’s annual shareholders’ extravaganza Friday morning by sharing five priorities associated with serving what he called the next generation of customers.

June 3, 2011

Walmart's board of directors has approved a new program authorizing the company to repurchase $15 billion of its shares, the company announced at its 41st annual meeting of shareholders Friday.

June 3, 2011

It seems that Wegmans' Pennsylvania locations have pulled the plug on automated wine kiosks, according to published reports.

June 2, 2011

Bristol-Myers Squibb will collaborate with Roche to investigate the use of a combination of the companies’ drugs in patients with a deadly form of skin cancer.

June 2, 2011

Canadian retailer Shoppers Drug Mart has announced that it now is carrying the Boots No7 Protect & Perfect intense body serum exclusively in its stores for C$29.

June 2, 2011

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday announced the association has reached “a milestone of meetings,” having met with all 112 freshmen offices in the House and Senate within the first 60 legislative days of the 112th Congress.

June 2, 2011

Legislation recently introduced in the Senate aims to address the issue of drug shortages.

June 2, 2011

A class of drugs commonly used to control blood pressure does not increase patients’ risk of developing cancer, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

June 2, 2011

Food Lion's charitable arm once again has teamed up with the Western Union Foundation to support Feeding America.

June 2, 2011

A company that develops insulin-pump technology without tubing, such as the OmniPod insulin management system, has acquired a durable medical equipment distributor that specializes in direct-to-consumer sales of diabetes supplies.

June 2, 2011

Fred's on Thursday reported sales of $143.5 million for the four weeks ended May 28, up 1%. Comparable-store sales for the month rose 0.2%, compared with an increase of 3.5% in the same period last year.

June 2, 2011

The CFO of Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing is stepping into a new role.

June 2, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for depression and anxiety made by Mylan, the drug maker said Thursday.

June 2, 2011

Sunflower Farmers Market, a chain of 33 grocery outlets, now is carrying an array of TCCD International's Naturally Fresh Deodorant Crystal products.