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June 13, 2012

Heineken USA has launched a Mexican dark beer across seven markets in California and Texas.

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Heineken USA has launched a Mexican dark beer across seven markets in California and Texas.

Indio, which has been brewed and sold in Mexico since 1893, is a 12-oz. bottled dark beer that is known for its malt character and light caramel aroma, the company said. The beer now can be found in 6- and 12-packs at stores across Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio.

June 12, 2012

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association on Tuesday honored 10 pharmaceutical and consumer product manufacturers through the presentation of its annual Distribution Management Awards for Notable Achievements in Healthcare, or DIANA. The winners were announced Monday evening at the Association’s 2012 Business and Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas.

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Healthcare Distribution Management Association on Tuesday honored 10 pharmaceutical and consumer product manufacturers through the presentation of its annual Distribution Management Awards for Notable Achievements in Healthcare, or DIANA. The winners were announced Monday evening at the Association’s 2012 Business and Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas.

May 18, 2012

PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division is developing a gluten-free validation process for its products as part of a multiyear initiative to assure consumers that many of the company's products are gluten free.

PLANO, Texas — PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division is developing a gluten-free validation process for its products as part of a multiyear initiative to assure consumers that many of the company's products are gluten free.

May 15, 2012

Summer Soles on Monday announced the launch of five additions to its collection of Softness of Suede insoles that help women keep their feet feeling dry and comfortable during the summer months.

FRISCO, Texas — Summer Soles on Monday announced the launch of five additions to its collection of Softness of Suede insoles that help women keep their feet feeling dry and comfortable during the summer months.

"In summer, all feet sweat, even if you're wearing thongs, sandals or open toed shoes," Summer Soles founder Shannon McLinden said. "These gorgeous and brightly patterned prints keep feet dry for under $10. What's great about these liners is that they are very thin, easy to use and removable."

May 14, 2012

Walgreens on Monday launched its national Retail Employees with Disabilities Initiative, an in-store training program designed to help people with disabilities gain retail and customer service skills, that works closely with community organizations and vocational rehabilitation agencies to train and develop candidates.

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens on Monday launched its national Retail Employees with Disabilities Initiative, an in-store training program designed to help people with disabilities gain retail and customer service skills, that works closely with community organizations and vocational rehabilitation agencies to train and develop candidates.

Another similar initiative at Walgreens distribution centers resulted in 10% of the workforce being made up of people with disabilities at all levels across all 20 DCs. The company hopes to see the same success with REDI.

May 10, 2012

The Texas Diversity Council on Wednesday commended the Army and Air Force Exchange Service for its commitment to diversity and inclusion.

DALLAS — The Texas Diversity Council on Wednesday commended the Army and Air Force Exchange Service for its commitment to diversity and inclusion.

May 9, 2012

Walgreens on Wednesday announced it has selected GSD&M to be its new brand and creative agency of record. The relationship will include broadcast, print and outdoor marketing efforts, as well as digital activation and creative.

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens on Wednesday announced it has selected GSD&M to be its new brand and creative agency of record. The relationship will include broadcast, print and outdoor marketing efforts, as well as digital activation and creative.

May 9, 2012

H-E-B on May 6 recognized statewide winners of the 2012 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards during a banquet at Houston’s InterContinental Hotel, the grocer announced Tuesday.

HOUSTON — H-E-B on May 6 recognized statewide winners of the 2012 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards during a banquet at Houston’s InterContinental Hotel, the grocer announced Tuesday. At the ceremony, H-E-B chairman and CEO Charles Butt handed out $585,000 in cash awards and grants and congratulated 23 educators, campuses, school districts and one early childhood agency for being "among the best" in Texas.

May 9, 2012

The National Community Pharmacists Association wrapped up its three-day NCPA Legislative Conference Wednesday with a rally, the association announced.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National Community Pharmacists Association wrapped up its three-day NCPA Legislative Conference Wednesday with a rally, the association announced.

April 19, 2012

Dexas has introduced two new kitchen products: a new melon slicer and watermelon cutting and serving board.

COPPELL, Texas — Dexas has introduced two new kitchen products: a new melon slicer and watermelon cutting and serving board.

Dexas said its new watermelon cutting and serving board features a nonslip, raised edge that performs two functions: it holds the cutting board firmly and safely in place on the counter while also acting as a raised barrier to keep juice and seeds on the board. The item, which also is available in eggplant, lemon, tomato, green apple and orange shapes, also touts a propylene surface and is dishwasher safe.

April 19, 2012

A new potato chip flavor celebrating a popular sandwich has hit store shelves.

PLANO, Texas — A new potato chip flavor celebrating a popular sandwich has hit store shelves.

Lay's said its Classic BLT-flavored potato chips deliver the taste of a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich. The launch is in line with National BLT Sandwich Month.

April 16, 2012

Frito-Lay North America's Smartfood brand is being extended to include all-natural popcorn, popped chips and puffed corn snacks.

PLANO, Texas — Frito-Lay North America's Smartfood brand is being extended to include all-natural popcorn, popped chips and puffed corn snacks.

April 16, 2012

Supervalu on Monday announced three new executive appointments following the departure of Sue Klug, president of its Albertsons Southern California division.

MINNEAPOLIS — Supervalu on Monday announced three new executive appointments following the departure of Sue Klug, president of its Albertsons Southern California division.

Dan Sanders has been tapped to head Albertsons Southern California, Keith Wyche will lead Acme and Brian Audette has been named president at Cub Foods.

April 12, 2012

Albertsons LLC earlier this week announced the closure of 13 stores across the Sunshine State, leaving only four locations in the Orlando, Fla., area, according to published reports.

FORT WORTH, Texas — Albertsons LLC earlier this week announced the closure of 13 stores across the Sunshine State, leaving only four locations in the Orlando, Fla., area, according to published reports.

The stores are expected to close in early June and will begin liquidation sales May 9.

 

April 12, 2012

Sam's Club is expanding its presence in western Texas with the opening of a newly relocated store.

LUBBOCK, Texas — Sam's Club is expanding its presence in western Texas with the opening of a newly relocated store.

The new club, located in Lubbock, Texas, measures approximately 136,000 sq. ft. — about one-third larger than the previous Sam's Club location — and has a more convenient location for the public due to easier vehicular access in and out of the club and ample parking. The new club will open April 19.

April 10, 2012

In line with the premiere of "Marvel's The Avengers," Dr Pepper has unveiled a new commercial, limited-edition collectible cans that feature members of the heroic team and an online game.

PLANO, Texas — In line with the premiere of "Marvel's The Avengers," Dr Pepper has unveiled a new commercial, limited-edition collectible cans that feature members of the heroic team and an online game.

The new Dr Pepper commercial dramatizes the potential for anyone to be a hero and features a group of one-of-a-kind people assembling to impress comic book legend Stan Lee, the company said. In addition to the commercial, a collection of eight limited-edition Dr Pepper “Marvel's The Avengers” collectible cans now are available at retailers nationwide.

April 9, 2012

Sensible Organics, a maker of organic personal care products and one of the first beauty care companies to receive the U.S. Department of Agriculture national organic certification, has announced that it will launch its Nourish Organic Food for Healthy Skin brand at Whole Foods stores nationwide.

AUSTIN, Texas — Sensible Organics, a maker of organic personal care products and one of the first beauty care companies to receive the U.S. Department of Agriculture national organic certification, has announced that it will launch its Nourish Organic Food for Healthy Skin brand at Whole Foods stores nationwide.


Nourish is among the first personal care brands to offer 100% USDA certified organic formulations offered in distinctive scents made of The Nourish collection scents include fresh fig, almond vanilla, lavender mint and wild berries. 


April 6, 2012

The release by Walgreens of case studies that detail how retail pharmacy can expand access to immunizations is obviously important on several fronts, but it really makes one stop and wonder: What could be done if laws didn't vary by state in terms of what types of vaccinations pharmacists can deliver?

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT'S IMPORTANT — The release by Walgreens of case studies that detail how retail pharmacy can expand access to immunizations is obviously important on several fronts, but it really makes one stop and wonder: What could be done if laws didn't vary by state in terms of what types of vaccinations pharmacists can deliver?

April 6, 2012

Target has committed $15,000 in cash and gift cards to assist the Texas communities impacted by recent tornadoes.

MINNEAPOLIS — Target has committed $15,000 in cash and gift cards to assist the Texas communities impacted by recent tornadoes.

Cash donations will be distributed to The Salvation Army and the American Red Cross. In addition, Target has donated gift cards to other local nonprofit organizations for such essentials as water and food.

March 29, 2012

A spicier version of Doritos is making its debut.

PLANO, Texas — A spicier version of Doritos is making its debut.

Doritos Dinamita, a tortilla chip rolled into a taquito-like shape, is aimed at consumers looking to add a touch of spice to their snacking, the company said. Initially introduced in February in select markets in the Midwest, Texas and the western United States, the new product offering will be available at Walmart locations nationwide in Chile Limon and Nacho Picoso flavors.

March 29, 2012

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet on Thursday morning heard testimony regarding H.R. 1946, "Preserving Our Hometown Independent Pharmacies Act of 2011."

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet on Thursday morning heard testimony regarding H.R. 1946, "Preserving Our Hometown Independent Pharmacies Act of 2011." Originally introduced by Reps. Tom Marino, R-Pa., and Louie Gahmert, R-Texas, the bill is intended to exempt independent pharmacists from antitrust regulation in an effort to bolster their negotiating powers with pharmacy benefit managers.

March 26, 2012

Galderma’s Cetaphil brand of cleansers and moisturizers has launched its new Cetaphil DermaControl products for acne-prone skin.

FORT WORTH, Texas — Galderma’s Cetaphil brand of cleansers and moisturizers has launched its new Cetaphil DermaControl products for acne-prone skin. The line, comprised of Cetaphil DermaControl foam wash and DermaControl moisturizer SPF 30, is positioned as the first skin care line of its kind designed to complement an acne regimen for sensitive, acne-prone skin.


The Cetaphil DermaControl skin care system is one of the first to contain zinc, ceramide and oleosome technologies to help reduce oil, control shine and support healthy skin.

March 20, 2012

The Food Marketing Institute and Global Market Development Center on Tuesday announced plans for the two associations to partner in offering a comprehensive conference in 2013 focused on health, beauty and wellness.

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Food Marketing Institute and Global Market Development Center on Tuesday announced plans for the two associations to partner in offering a comprehensive conference in 2013 focused on health, beauty and wellness. The announcement was made at the FMI's Health and Wellness Conference here.

March 13, 2012

Healthcare supply chain software developer Supplylogix has appointed a former Safeway executive as its director of product development.

WESTLAKE, Texas — Healthcare supply chain software developer Supplylogix has appointed a former Safeway executive as its director of product development.

Supplylogix announced the hiring of Glen Davis, saying he would help expand the company's suite of products that pharmacies and other healthcare providers use to improve supply chain performance.

February 23, 2012

The Cetaphil brand of cleansers and moisturizers has announced the launch of Cetaphil DermaControl products for acne-prone skin.

FORT WORTH, Texas — The Cetaphil brand of cleansers and moisturizers has announced the launch of Cetaphil DermaControl products for acne-prone skin.

The line is comprised of Cetaphil DermaControl foam wash and DermaControl moisturizer SPF 30. It is positioned as the first skin care line of its kind designed to complement an acne regimen for sensitive, acne-prone skin.