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Express Scripts subsidiary expands services to healthcare providers

Express Scripts subsidiary expands services to healthcare providers

ST. LOUIS and BLUFFTON, S.C. — eviCore healthcare, a subsidiary of Express Scripts Holding Company,  is adding 100 jobs in St. Louis as part of expanding its services to healthcare providers. eviCore, the industry leader in evidence-based medical benefit management services, is a subsidiary of Express Scripts with headquarters in Bluffton, South Carolina, and offices in seven

Henkel opens “Beauty Insights” center in Germany

DUSSELDORF – Henkel recently opened its new consumer tests center located at its headquarters here. In the new “Beauty Insights” center, the company said that its Beauty Care experts can now observe consumer habits and directly transform insights into the design and development of new products. “Consumers use our Beauty Care products in their own

CVS Health increases commitment to vets

CVS Health increases commitment to vets

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health today announced the expansion of the company’s participation in the Department of Defense SkillBridge Initiative, which helps service men and women transition from military life to private sector civilian careers, to new locations in Hampton Roads (Virginia) and Schofield Barracks (Hawaii). Active duty military at these bases can begin training with

House passes OTC Monograph Reform Legislation

House passes OTC Monograph Reform Legislation

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R. 5333, the Over-the-Counter Monograph Safety, Innovation, and Reform Act of 2018 – bipartisan legislation sponsored by Representatives Bob Latta (R, Ohio), Diana DeGette (D, Colo.), Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Chairman Michael Burgess (R, Texas), Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Vice Chairman Brett Guthrie (R, Ky.),

Amazon Prime Day breaks online shopping records

Amazon Prime Day breaks online shopping records

SEATTLE — On a day (and a half) with more than one million deals worldwide offered exclusively to Prime members, sales this Prime Day surpassed Cyber Monday, Black Friday and the previous Prime Day, when comparing 36-hour periods, making this once again the biggest shopping event in Amazon history. Prime members worldwide purchased more than 100 million products during this

Upsher-Smith launches vigabatrin under brand name Vigadrone

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. —  Upsher-Smith Laboratories  announced the launch of Vigadrone (vigabatrin) for Oral Solution, 500 mg, a fully substitutable, AA-rated generic version of Sabril (vigabatrin) powder for oral solution. The product was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on June 21, 2018. The Vigabatrin powder market had U.S. sales of approximately $333 million for the 12 months

Doritos, Busta Rhymes search for hip-hop’s next big star

Doritos, Busta Rhymes search for hip-hop’s next big star

PLANO, Texas — This summer, Doritos Blaze and Busta Rhymes have fans spitting fire in more ways than one. With “Blaze The Beat,” Doritos and Busta are searching for the newest hip-hop star to share the stage with a major headliner at a music festival later this summer, and potentially open doors on a new career.

Oui by Yoplait intros French style indulgence

Oui by Yoplait intros French style indulgence

MINNEAPOLIS —  Oui by Yoplait, the French style yogurt sold in a glass pot, has released Oui by Yoplait Petites.  Yoplait Petites will be sold in pairs of small 3.5 oz. glass pots and available in four indulgent flavors including Sea Salt Caramel, Chocolate with Shavings, Dark Chocolate Raspberry and Caramelized Apple. Crafted using the same cup set technique

Britney Spears uncensored in new Revlon fragrance ad

Britney Spears uncensored in new Revlon fragrance ad

NEW YORK —  Global pop icon and award-winning entertainer Britney Spears, along with leading global beauty company Revlon, announce the launch of Britney Spears Prerogative. A fragrance with no boundaries, Britney Spears Prerogative is an olfactive statement of authenticity and individuality, designed to embolden anyone who wears it to be whoever they want to be. Offering

Tom’s of Maine donates 10,000 backpacks to students in need

Tom’s of Maine donates 10,000 backpacks to students in need

KENNEBUNK, Maine —  Tom’s of Maine is teaming up with The Kids in Need Foundation (KINF) to donate 10,000 “Backpacks Full of Good” to students most in need, nationwide. Each backpack is filled with essential school supplies to help students thrive and reach their full potential. The public is invited to contribute by adding an encouraging

Kroger rolls out OptUP app

Kroger rolls out OptUP app

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. has introduced OptUP, an innovative data-driven app that helps customers make more informed, healthier purchase decisions. “Kroger’s new OptUP app is transformational for the food retail industry,” said Colleen Lindholz, Kroger’s president of health. “The app puts nutritional information at your fingertips and makes finding and buying better-for-you products easier and simpler.” Key features

CVS responds to request for info on Trump Administration’s Blueprint

CVS responds to request for info on Trump Administration’s Blueprint

WOONSOCKET, R.I. —  CVS Health  submitted its comments in response to the Request for Information (RFI) on the Trump Administration’s Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices.  In a cover letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Alex Azar summarizing the full comments submitted to HHS, the company underscored support for the Administration’s goals and emphasized the

NACDS hails pharmacists’ role in diabetes management and prevention

NACDS hails pharmacists’ role in diabetes management and prevention

ARLINGTON, Va. – A National Association of Chain Drug Stores ) op-ed published by Morning Consult today describes the role of community pharmacy practice and of NACDS members’ philanthropic initiatives in helping to prevent and manage diabetes. “Two of the central areas where pharmacies and pharmacists have the greatest impact in diabetes are medication management and behavior change

Wunderman Commerce study shows Amazon’s shopping search power

Wunderman Commerce study shows Amazon’s shopping search power

LONDON — Amazon’s influence on consumer shopping behaviors continues to accelerate. Data from a new Future Shopper study released today by Salmon, a Wunderman Commerce company, shows Amazon leads as consumers’ preferred starting point for shopping (51%), and also dominates where consumers complete the majority of their online purchases (55%). Over 3,500 consumers who shop

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