07/05/2017 - 4:05pm

Consumers are starting to see the light after years of ignoring warnings that sun exposure poses a health risk and hastens aging, with overall category sales rising 6.7% for the 52-week period ended May 14 across multi-outlets, according to IRI.

07/05/2017 - 4:05pm

Adult bath products, including Epsom salt soaks and aromatherapy, that offer a Zen-like experience are bubbling to the surface in mass stores and helping to perk up sales.

06/15/2017 - 2:54pm

The Vitamin Shoppe for the past year has been steadily redefining the brick-and-mortar experience for natural health shoppers via its latest store prototype, the Brand Defining Store, attracting three times the number of first-time customers through its doors.

06/15/2017 - 2:00pm

Probiotics are one of the better-selling categories within the VMS space, with more consumers researching probiotics online and coming to the store with a specific brand in mind, according to i-Health market intelligence.

06/12/2017 - 11:39am

For decades, chain and independent retail pharmacy has been defined by its unyielding pursuit of professional recognition, fair reimbursement and full status as a member of the healthcare provider team. The industry has made huge strides toward that goal, thanks to massive investments in pharmacy technology and automation.

06/12/2017 - 11:38am

In PrescribeWellness’ 2017 Vaccination and Preventive Care Study, 55% of survey respondents said they prefer their pharmacy to their physician’s office as the place to get vaccinated.

06/12/2017 - 11:38am

The Makeup Show NYC in May spotlighted trends that are fueling social media, driving sales and shaping product development.

06/12/2017 - 11:38am

From large-scale, high-volume processors to “cobots’’ that require a minimal amount of countertop space, a new generation of dispensing tools is allowing pharmacies to shift more of the workload to technicians and central-fill sites.

06/12/2017 - 11:38am

Americans want to be healthier, and they want healthier-for-you products in the self-care aisles to get them there.