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October 9, 2013

More than 1,000 new and relocated stores and an increase in a partnership with supply chain services firm McLane Co. were among the highlights in fourth quarter fiscal year 2013 at Family Dollar, the discount store chain said Wednesday.

MATTHEWS, N.C. — More than 1,000 new and relocated stores and an increase in a partnership with supply chain services firm McLane Co. were among the highlights in fourth quarter fiscal year 2013 at Family Dollar, the discount store chain said Wednesday.

September 24, 2013

Schnuck Markets will build two new stores and remodel three in southwest Indiana, the supermarket chain said.

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Schnuck Markets will build two new stores and remodel three in southwest Indiana, the supermarket chain said Tuesday.

Schnucks said it planned to invest more than $11 million in Evansville, Ind., which is the largest city in southwest Indiana. Chairman and CEO Scott Schnuck announced the plans at the Southwest Indiana Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting and dinner.

August 22, 2013

Sears Holdings Corp.'s losses grew in second quarter 2013, while EBITDA fell despite growth in the company's online business and loyalty program, the parent company of Kmart said.

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Sears Holdings Corp.'s losses grew in second quarter 2013, while EBITDA fell despite growth in the company's online business and loyalty program, the parent company of Kmart said Thursday.

December 8, 2010

Nice-Pak Products recently announced the transformation of its Mooresville, Ind., manufacturing plant into a “zero landfill” facility — the plant now converts excess waste into energy that produces steam heat for Indianapolis.

ORANGEBURG, N.Y. — Nice-Pak Products recently announced the transformation of its Mooresville, Ind., manufacturing plant into a “zero waste to landfill” facility — the plant now converts excess waste into energy that produces steam heat for Indianapolis.

December 2, 2010

Industry veteran Bob Kwait, chairman and COO of Bob Kwait Consulting Group, and FreshDirect chairman and CEO Richard Braddock were honored Wednesday during the 2010 Consumer Products "Good Scout" Award Luncheon in New York.

NEW YORK — Industry veteran Bob Kwait, chairman and COO of Bob Kwait Consulting Group, and FreshDirect chairman and CEO Richard Braddock were honored Wednesday during the 2010 Consumer Products "Good Scout" Award Luncheon in New York.

The annual luncheon, presented by the Greater New York Councils of Boy Scouts of America, was held at Hilton New York.

December 1, 2010

Regional specialty pharmacy chain ReCept has appointed several people to new executive positions, the company said Wednesday.

FORT WORTH, Texas — Regional specialty pharmacy chain ReCept has appointed several people to new executive positions, the company said Wednesday.

ReCept, which owns 15 stores in Texas and specializes in compounding pharmacy services for people with such conditions as HIV/AIDS and cancer, announced the appointments of Nicky Otts as chairman and CEO, Carmine DeNardo as president and COO, Rob Jarvis as EVP sales and chief marketing officer, Jeff Brumbaugh as chief information officer and Stephanie Romero as VP finance.

November 29, 2010

The Consumer Goods Forum on Monday announced two major initiatives on climate change — to work toward ending deforestation and to phase out the use of refrigerant gases with high global warming potential — on the opening day of the sixth United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Paris.

PARIS — The Consumer Goods Forum on Monday announced two major initiatives on climate change — to work toward ending deforestation and to phase out the use of refrigerant gases with high global warming potential — on the opening day of the sixth United Nations Climate Change Conference held here.

November 15, 2010

A former Wyeth executive has been named PepsiCo's EVP global corporate affairs....

PURCHASE, N.Y. — A former Wyeth executive has been named PepsiCo's EVP global corporate affairs.

Tim Cost, who will report to PepsiCo chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi, officially will join the company Dec. 1. In the newly created position, Cost will be responsible for strengthening and protecting PepsiCo's corporate reputation and strategically aligning its communications, public policy, foundation, investor relations, global health and agricultural policy, and regulatory agendas.

November 2, 2010

CVS Caremark announced on Wednesday that third-quarter results were at the higher end of its...

November 1, 2010

Hyland’s plans to have a reformulated Teething Tablets product back on the market in early...

LOS ANGELES Hyland’s plans to have a reformulated Teething Tablets product back on the market in early 2011, the company stated, following the initiation of its voluntary recall of the product last week.

 

October 24, 2010

According to a recent study released by the Relational Capital Group, consumer purchase intent and...

PHILADELPHIA —According to a recent study released by the Relational Capital Group, consumer purchase intent and brand loyalty for Tylenol still is high despite the recent spate of Tylenol product recalls. According to the study, 76% of consumers reported positive purchase intent, and 67% reported positive brand loyalty for Tylenol.

October 7, 2010

The theme of CVS Caremark’s 2010 analyst meeting held Friday morning here in New York...

October 6, 2010

The Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America and the Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Wednesday joined...

WASHINGTON The Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America and the Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Wednesday joined forces to kick off their annual National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month to raise awareness of the dangers of youth prescription and over-the-counter medicine abuse.

This initiative, annually held in October, features a coordinated and concentrated effort to educate parents and youth of the potential dangers associated with prescription and OTC medicine abuse.

September 30, 2010

McNeil products soon will repopulate shelves, Johnson & Johnson chairman and CEO Bill Weldon shared...

WASHINGTON McNeil products soon will repopulate shelves, Johnson & Johnson chairman and CEO Bill Weldon shared on Thursday during his testimony before the House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

 

September 16, 2010

Johnson & Johnson on Thursday reported that Colleen Goggins, worldwide chairman of the company's consumer...

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. Johnson & Johnson on Thursday reported that Colleen Goggins, worldwide chairman of the company's consumer group, has announced her retirement from the company effective March 1, 2011.

“Throughout her tenure, Colleen has demonstrated our commitment to our consumers and our people, and has made major contributions to our success,” stated Bill Weldon, J&J chairman and CEO. “We thank Colleen for her dedication and extraordinary service, and wish her all the best in the years to come.”

September 15, 2010

Kroger increased its quarterly dividend to 10.5 cents, a 10.5% increase, which will be paid...

September 14, 2010

Reed's is reformulating its Virgil's diet line with a new look and flavor combination....

LOS ANGELES Reed's is reformulating its Virgil's diet line with a new look and flavor combination.

The Virgil's diet line now will include stevia, a zero-calorie sweetener, to its all-natural beverage line.

September 8, 2010

It was standing room only in the ballroom of the Embassy Suites hotel in Rogers,...

August 22, 2010

Americans staggered by recession, loss of income and job worries have been making fewer trips...

August 19, 2010

Hospira chairman and CEO Chris Begley will retire from his CEO position, Hospira said Friday....

August 18, 2010

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, Johnson & Johnson chairman and...

NEW YORK In an interview with the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, Johnson & Johnson chairman and CEO William Weldon outlined a number of organizational changes taking place across the company in light of the recent spate of recalled products at McNeil Consumer Healthcare, a J&J company.

First, there is the creation of a corporate oversight group, headed by Ajit Shetty, who will be in charge of operations for the company’s pharmaceuticals, medical device and consumer segments. Shetty will report directly to Weldon.

August 12, 2010

Duane Reade chairman and CEO John Lederer is moving on to serve as the new...

August 4, 2010

Drug distribution and health services titan Cardinal Health on Thursday reported a modest gain in...

February 16, 2010

Rite Aid raised more than $5.1 million in 2009 for Children's Miracle Network, an international,...

CAMP HILL, Pa. Rite Aid raised more than $5.1 million in 2009 for Children's Miracle Network, an international, nonprofit organization that raises funds for more than 170 children’s hospitals, the chain announced Monday.

January 10, 2010

Drug Store News: Are some of the solutions put forth by Safeway chairman and CEO...

Drug Store News speaks with Brian Dowling, VP public affairs at Safeway.

Drug Store News: Are some of the solutions put forth by Safeway chairman and CEO Steve Burd and the Coalition for Health Care Reform finding traction in Washington?