Supplier News Breaks Archives
Mylan Inc. has been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration to market nifedipine extended-release tablets for the treatment of hypertension.
Prestige Brands Inc. has added Little Colds Honey Elixir, a nonmedicated treatment for cough and sore throat, to its Little Remedies line of pediatric over-the-counter products.
In another recall, Johnson & Johnson's McNeil Consumer Healthcare unit is pulling back all lots of the soft chewable versions of its Rolaids antacid.
Expanding its menu of options for holiday greetings, American Greetings Corp. has introduced new digital slideshow cards that come preloaded with Christmas images or can be customized with favorite photos.
Helen of Troy Ltd. plans to acquire health care and home products maker Kaz Inc. for $260 million.
Cadbury is extending its Trident line of sugar-free gum with Trident Vitality, which is designed to bring a more sophisticated blend of flavors.
Grammy-winning singer Taylor Swift has signed up with CoverGirl to represent a new-generation luxury makeup line called NatureLuxe.
Pfizer Inc. has teamed up with actress and model Angie Harmon in a promotion for its Children's Advil ibuprofen pain reliever and fever reducer.
Bath and beauty supplier EcoTools this spring plans to roll out new items, along with a new look and revised sets, for its popular Alicia Silverstone collection.
NBTY Inc. has named Jeffrey Nagel as chief executive officer, succeeding Scott Rudolph, who will remain chairman.
Procter & Gamble Co. has unveiled a multiyear partnership with National Hockey League star Alex Ovechkin to serve as a Gillette brand ambassador.
At the start of next year, Kellogg Co. is slated to usher in a new chief executive officer.
Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories Ltd. has received a buyout proposal from Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Sun Pharma Global Inc.
Sara Lee Corp. has completed the sale of its global body care and European detergents businesses to Unilever for 1.21 billion euro ($1.6 billion U.S.).
Actress and singer Jennifer Lopez has been named as a global brand ambassador by L'Oreal Paris.
Pfizer Inc. said president and chief executive officer Jeffrey Kindler has retired and Ian Read has been elected by the board to lead the company.
Snack makers Lance Inc. and Snyder's of Hanover Inc. have completed their merger.
Novartis Consumer Health Inc. has partnered with the Emerson Group to bolster marketing and promotional support for over a dozen of its niche over-the-counter medicine and personal care brands.