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February 18, 2011

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens this month rounded out the pharmacy purchasing team led by Jeff Berkowitz, who joined the company in the fall as SVP pharmaceutical development and market access.


February 16, 2011

Baxter International on Tuesday announced results of a study published in this week's issue of The Lancet that demonstrated effectiveness and tolerability of the company’s Preflucel in protecting against seasonal influenza.

February 16, 2011

Another Target store is coming to downtown Chicago, as the retailer disclosed it would open a small-format store under the new CityTarget banner in the Sullivan Center at South State Street and Madison Street.

February 16, 2011

Beauty retailer Ulta said it will award more than $100,000 in scholarship grants across 13 U.S. cities to female high school seniors.

February 15, 2011

Natural Snacks has introduced a kettle-cooked potato chip line for its Michael Season's brand.

February 14, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted for review an application for a pain medication designed to thwart drug abusers.

February 14, 2011

Walgreens on Monday rounded out the pharmacy purchasing team led by Jeff Berkowitz, who joined Walgreens in the fall as SVP pharmaceutical development and market access. The team reporting to Berkowitz includes Walgreen veterans Frank DeStefano, Mike Bleser and Mike Allen, as well as newcomers Jeff Foreman and Gary Gleeson.

February 14, 2011

With shingles vaccines widely reported to be in short supply from some healthcare providers, Walgreens on Monday announced the expansion of its availability of Zostavax — a one-time vaccine that can reduce the risk of shingles in individuals ages 60 years and older — and now is offering shingles vaccinations daily at more than 2,000 Walgreens stores and Take Care Clinics.

February 9, 2011

Jewel-Osco is commemorating Black History Month by kicking off its annual “A Taste of Black History” celebration to honor its African-American vendors.

February 8, 2011

Jewel-Osco announced that it is partnering with the American Heart Association to raise awareness and funds for the AHA's Go Red For Women campaign against heart disease, the leading cause of death among American women.

February 7, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic cancer drug from Hospira.

February 3, 2011

RC2 Corp. on Thursday extended its The First Years brand with GumDrop pacifiers and coordinating pacifier accessories.

February 3, 2011

Walgreens on Thursday posted January sales of $5.9 billion, representing an increase of 11.3% from last year.

February 3, 2011

Walgreens entered the digital beauty space with a new, interactive website aimed at finding real solutions to real makeup, hair and fashion dilemmas.

February 3, 2011

With the state of Colorado experiencing an increase in the number of reported whooping cough cases, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has been encouraging vaccination to help increase immunity and stop the spread of the disease.

February 2, 2011

Pharmacy wholesaler H.D. Smith has promoted three of its executives.

February 1, 2011

DEERFIELD, Ill. — A veteran of Walmart and Tesco, Walgreens VP merchandising Bryan Pugh brought a more analytical and customer-targeted approach to front-end merchandising. His oft-stated mission: to oversee, in coordination with the company’s Customer Centric Retailing initiative and other renewal efforts, a more cost-effective and more compelling merchandising strategy.


February 1, 2011

Walgreens on Tuesday announced the implementation of its Walgreens Way to Well Commitment program, a new Walgreens initiative geared toward improving the everyday health of Americans nationwide.

January 31, 2011

A pharmaceutical wholesaler has promoted one of its executives.

January 31, 2011

Kmart announced that it is teaming up with comedian Steve Harvey for its Share the Word campaign celebrating Black History Month.

January 31, 2011

A Novato, Calif.-based leading corporate brand beer supplier has launched a private-label beer for Walgreens, according to published reports.

January 31, 2011

Walgreens is continuing its Community Corner Initiative by showcasing products manufactured by African-American suppliers, in line with Black History Month.

January 27, 2011

Supervalu company Jewel-Osco announced that its president will retire, effective Feb. 28.

January 27, 2011

Looking to provide breast-feeding mothers with helpful information and advice, Medela has launched a free mobile application for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

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