11/16/2016 - 2:58pm

There is a new world order across the OTC community, the Kline Group reported.

11/16/2016 - 2:58pm

In 2017, how people shop, why people shop and what they’re shopping for will all be shaped by two overarching themes — access to digitized health information and wearables, as well as other Bluetooth-enabled, diagnostic-style self-care offerings.

11/16/2016 - 2:57pm

There are definitely several themes playing out across Drug Store News’ top 10 list of breakthrough brands, defined by those brands that have contributed the most impactful growth over an annualized period, in this case for the 52 weeks ended Oct. 2 across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI.

11/16/2016 - 2:57pm

Univision Communications Inc., in partnership with Nielsen, in October took a deep dive into how Hispanics buy and shop the self-care aisles. They are an important demographic for OTC purveyors — they have larger households than average; they’re more brand loyal; and they’re not only younger than the average American, but also have a longer life expectancy.

11/16/2016 - 2:57pm

Sales of OTC medicines continued on a strong growth trajectory of more than 3%, growing by approximately $1.4 billion in dollar volume to $45.6 billion for the 52 weeks ended Oct. 2, according to IRI data. And that’s primarily organic growth from existing brands.

11/16/2016 - 9:16am

Michael Hsu will be accountable for the day-to-day operations of K-C's business units, along with the company's global innovation, marketing and supply chain functions.

11/16/2016 - 8:43am

First order of business for Veru's new VP marketing will be to oversee the roll-out of FC2 as a prescription product, including establishing the infrastructure necessary for facilitating reimbursement under the Affordable Care Act.

11/16/2016 - 8:26am

Jeffrey Needham, EVP and general manager, U.S. Consumer Healthcare for Perrigo Company, will continue to serve as chair of the CHPA board. Needham was elected chair in June.

11/15/2016 - 12:44pm

Until now, it was believed that previous exposure to a flu virus conferred little or no immunological protection against new influenza viruses that can jump from animals into humans. That is no longer the case.