06/22/2015 - 10:22am

In a recent survey, more than half of respondents said that they are highly annoyed by the way brands continue to rely on the old-fashioned strategy of repeatedly blasting generic advertising messages.

06/17/2015 - 4:00pm

Half of consumers (50.5%) have used a sleep aid remedy in the past year, and of those, 84% opted for an OTC remedy, according to a survey conducted in May by Field Agent on behalf of Drug Store News.

06/16/2015 - 10:07am

 Vitamin and supplement retailer Piping Rock has announced Nature’s Truth as its new wholesale brand.

06/15/2015 - 12:55pm

Perfecta Products moves toward positioning the Zim’s Max product line under a single identity, the company announced.

06/15/2015 - 12:47pm

As many as 42% of the patients with a pharmacist on their care team had at least one change to their blood pressure drugs, which leads to improved outcomes, study finds.

06/15/2015 - 12:41pm

Cosmederm Bioscience’s TriCalm OTC itch-relief solution was recognized in May by the journal Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology,, which published a study finding that Cosmederm’s solution was superior to diphenhydramine 2% and hydrocortisone 1%.

06/15/2015 - 12:40pm

Such chronic skin conditions as psoriasis and eczema have taken an anti-itch category known for its summertime seasonal sales spikes — because of such acute needs as poison ivy and bug bites — and have made it a year-round destination category.

06/15/2015 - 12:40pm

Walmart, Costco and Rite Aid are three retailers driving significant traction in vitamin, mineral and supplement sales, TABS Group reported in May, helping to take share away from such online retailers as Amazon, which captures 36% of all online vitamin traffic, even as sales overall were up 3% to $11.8 billion.

06/15/2015 - 12:35pm

Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., proposed three amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act that would impact how the military addresses supplementation.