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Week of Mon, Feb 8th, 2010

Ex-Walgreens exec Van Howe to join MPG

Former Walgreen Co. executive David Van Howe is joining sales and marketing strategy firm Market Performance Group (MPG).

Gillette unveils advanced men's shaving, skin care products

This summer, Gillette plans to roll out its new Fusion ProGlide shaving system and Fusion ProSeries male skin care products, both of which are designed to provide advanced performance.

Skinvisible, Walgreens team up on promotion

Skinvisible Pharmaceuticals Inc. licensee JD Nelson & Associates, which last month unveiled a distribution pact with Walgreen Co. for its Safe4Hours First Aid Antiseptic Skin Protectant, is expanding the brand's presence at the drug chain with a special marketing promotion.

DNA Meat Snacks get play from CVS, New Orleans Hornets

DNA Beverage Corp.'s line of meat snacks is now being offered at CVS drug stores in Louisiana and Mississippi.

Mylan distribution site gets NABP accreditation

Mylan Inc. said its Greensboro, N.C., distribution facility has received Verified-Accredited Wholesale Distributors (VAWD) accreditation from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP).

Sanofi-aventis wraps up tender offer for Chattem

Sanofi-aventis has completed its tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of Chattem Inc. under its $1.9 billion deal to acquire the U.S. drug maker.

Ex-Super Bowl coach signed as ExtenZe spokesman

NFL commentator and former Super Bowl champion coach Jimmy Johnson has been signed as the new spokesman for the ExtenZe male enhancement brand.

EvoraPlus oral care probiotic to launch in Walgreens

Oragenics Inc. plans to roll out its EvoraPlus oral care probiotic mint in Walgreens stores nationwide next month.

NetDeposit adds to pharmacy payment options

Payment technology provider NetDeposit has expanded the menu of options for its ProviderPay solution to give pharmacies more choices in the type of payment and reconciliation services best suited to their business.

Celsius calorie-burning drink carried by Walgreens

Celsius Holdings Inc. said its Celsius calorie-burner beverage is now offered at Walgreens drug stores nationwide.

Gatorade primes G Series performance beverages for launch

Lifted by a premiere on the Super Bowl telecast, The Gatorade Co. is rolling out a new line of beverages that it said will reflect its shift from a sports drink to a sports performance innovation company.