Specialty Pharmacy Certification Board releases certification exam handbook
TAMPA, Fla. — The Specialty Pharmacy Certification Board has published a handbook containing information about applying for and maintaining specialty pharmacist credentials.
The SPCB announced Monday the release of the Certified Specialty Pharmacist Candidate Handbook, which includes information on eligibility requirements, examination content outlines, testing information, code of conduct, recertification requirements and fees.
The group said the handbook provides information necessary for specialty pharmacists to take the CSP examination and is available from the group’s website, www.spcboard.org. The group will begin accepting applications for the exam in July and offer it each April and October.
Estée Lauder names GM for Canadian affiliate
NEW YORK — Estée Lauder has appointed Philippe Warnery as GM Canada, effective Aug. 12.
Warnery will be responsible for the growth and profitability of the Canadian affiliate with a focus on locally relevant opportunities, assessing market conditions, building key account relationships, managing operational effectiveness, building capabilities and aligning and engaging the Canada team. Warnery will report to Thia Breen, group president, North America for Estée Lauder Cos.
“Canada is an important strategic focus for the North America region and Philippe will be a key member of my leadership team. He has broad experience in developing and executing international marketing strategies and a collaborative style that will serve him well in this new role. I am delighted to welcome him to our team,” stated Breen.
Warnery joined the company in 2006 and most recently served as the VP and GM, international for the Origins and Ojon brands. In this role, he spearheaded the expansion of Origins into China, Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands and, most recently, Mexico. Warnery has also been instrumental in the development of the expansion of Origins and Ojon with Boots in the U.K.
Prior to his work with Origins and Ojon, Warnery served as the regional director for Clinique Travel Retail in APAC.
Jelly Belly introduces Buttered Popcorn single-serve box
FAIRFIELD, Calif. — Jelly Belly announced today the addition of a buttered popcorn jelly bean single-serve box, which the manufacturer said offers retailers a good opportunity to capture impulse sales at check out.
The Jelly Belly Popcorn Box is a nostalgic red and white striped stand-up box filled with buttered popcorn-flavored jelly beans, reminiscent of the popcorn container consumers get at the movie theater.
The pre-packed caddies begin shipping in July in 24-ct. cases. Buttered popcorn flavor is also available in bulk and in dedicated 3.5 oz Grab & Go bags and 7.5 oz gift bags.
Jelly Belly beans contain four calories per bean and are fat free, peanut free, dairy free, gluten free, vegetarian and OU Kosher certified.