Supplier News Breaks Archives
BioPosture Inc. is known for its high-quality mattresses and pillows that provide both health and comfort benefits. The company has long marketed its products through health care providers but recently decided to target the chain drug distribution channel as well. When it did so, the company also pioneered an imaginative business model to go with its unique product.
Mylan Inc. has launched potassium chloride extended-release tablets 8 mEq (600 mg) and 10 mEq (750 mg), a medication for people with hypokalemia, or a low potassium level.
Keurig Green Mountain Inc. and Kraft Foods Group Inc. have unveiled a multiyear licensing, manufacturing, and distribution agreement to make Kraft's branded coffees available in Keurig portion pack formats compatible with Keurig consumer and commercial brewing systems in the United States.
Medication adherence specialist Pleio Inc. has added pharmacy-focused GoodStart patient support programs to boost PDC (proportion of days covered) scores and customer loyalty.
Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals Inc. is introducing shelf cards for its VSL#3 line of live bacterial probiotics.
MeadWestvaco Corp. has announced the commercial availability of the Avive Multimed pharmacy system, designed to yield benefits for health care providers, their patients and payers.
Blaine Labs Inc. has gained distribution of its RevitaDERM Psoriasis Treatment at CVS/pharmacy stores nationwide.
For the fifth straight year, Brownmed has made the Inc. 5000 list of business journal Inc.
The Global Market Development Center (GMDC) and its Educational Leadership Council have released "Seasonal Best Practices for the New World of Shopping: Part Two," a whitepaper that looks at total store business-building opportunities in nonfoods during the January to September merchandising seasons.
Carma Laboratories Inc. has expanded its lip care product lineup with the launch of Carmex Cold Sore Treatment.
Tom Skelton has been named chief executive officer of national health information network Surescripts.
Philips Norelco has designed its first electric shaver that reduces ingrown hair.
DripDrop, which describes itself as a "great-tasting," medical-grade hydration solution, is now being sold at Walgreens drug stores nationwide and on Walgreens.com.
Vitamins and nutritional supplements maker NBTY Inc. has hired Steven Cahillane as chief executive officer.
Jean-Christophe Flatin has been appointed as president of global chocolate at Mars Inc.
Digital media company IZ-ON Media has entered a multiyear agreement with higi, a provider of in-store health screening kiosks, to serve as the advertising sales representative.
Nielsen has appointed John Lewis as global president and Karen Fichuk as president for North America.