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July 24, 2013

Despite having its headquarters and a significant presence in Michigan, mass-merchandise retailer Meijer hasn't opened any stores in the state's largest city, but that will change Thursday.

July 24, 2013

Witherspoon lauds a 27-year history in consumer packaged goods at P&G, beginning his career in field advertising and securing positions of increasing responsibility in customer business development across multiple categories and customers and global regions.

July 24, 2013

Supervalu named Bruce Besanko as the company’s EVP and CFO, effective Aug. 7.

July 24, 2013

The editor-in-chief of a website directed at the Latino community has launched a newsletter and website focused on health and wellness.

July 23, 2013

Acosta Sales & Marketing on Tuesday announced that former Heinz chief David Moran has joined its board of directors.

July 23, 2013

François Coutu has resigned from Rite Aid's board, effective Oct. 31, 2013, Rite Aid said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

July 23, 2013

The National Community Pharmacists Association on Tuesday named Washington veteran Steve Pfister as SVP government affairs to lead the association’s advocacy to federal and state policy-makers.

July 22, 2013

A new bill would exempt user fees paid by drug companies to the Food and Drug Administration — including those of generic drug makers — from the automatic federal budget cuts that went into effect in March, commonly known as the sequester.

July 22, 2013

Decisions on whether to bring new generic drugs to market depend significantly on companies' ability to settle patent lawsuits filed by branded drug companies, according to a new white paper.

July 19, 2013

Royalty Pharma has hired Marshall Urist as VP research and investments, the company said Friday.

July 18, 2013

GMDC added two staff members to enhance their services to its membership, the association announced.

July 18, 2013

Hyland’s on Thursday promoted Les Hamilton to EVP Hyland’s and VP sales of Standard Homeopathic Co., Hyland’s parent company.

July 18, 2013

A Maryland Martin's Food Markets store has hired a professional nutritionist to assist customers with questions on healthy eating, provide consultations and teach classes.

July 18, 2013

Supervalu announced the election of the final two members to its reconstituted board: Eric Johnson, president and CEO of Baldwin Richardson Foods Co., and Sam Duncan, Supervalu president and CEO.

July 18, 2013

Taro Pharmaceutical Industries has appointed Dilip Shanghvi as chairman, the Israeli generic drug maker said Thursday.

July 17, 2013

Biomed Pharmaceuticals has appointed Gaston Bernstein as CEO, the maker of injectable and intravenous drugs for patients with chronic disorders said.

July 17, 2013

Corning, a provider of specialty glass and ceramics, has appointed Procter & Gamble group president of global beauty, Deborah Henretta, to Corning's board of directors.

July 16, 2013

Pharmacists in Indiana want an active consultation role when customers purchase over-the-counter HIV tests, according to a new study.

July 16, 2013

Walgreens on Tuesday named Mark Lelinski as its new corporate VP, market access. Lelinski will be responsible for contracting and pricing strategies; the integration efforts across Walgreens pharmacy, health and wellness division; overseeing sales and account management; and managing the continued evolution of the company’s managed market strategies.

July 15, 2013

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association announced that Lisa Murphy Early will join the association as VP finance and administration and CFO.

July 12, 2013

Amazon director and category leader of health and beauty Chance Wales has been added to the lineup for an exclusive one-day summit that will be co-hosted by the Mack Elevation Forum and the Drug Store News Group Aug. 9 at the Westin Hotel in Las Vegas.

July 12, 2013

Care Pharmacies Cooperative recently named Karen Kuczynski the company’s director of marketing and business development.

July 12, 2013

The Grocery Manufacturers Association today announced it has appointed Jim Flannery, who recently served as managing director, customer development, for Procter & Gamble’s global operations, as the company’s senior EVP, operations and industry affairs.

July 12, 2013

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy has promoted pharmacy practice professor J. Mark Ruscin to chairman of the Department of Pharmacy Practice.

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