07/16/2012 - 5:18pm
07/16/2012 - 5:17pm

During the summer months, sun protection obviously is top of mind for many, especially among those with lighter skin who easily burn. However, there likely are shoppers in your store who have the misconception that their darker skin makes them immune to skin cancer and the harmful effects of the sun.


07/16/2012 - 5:17pm

Tattoo Goo recently introduced an incremental traffic-driving opportunity with its body art aftercare kit of the same name.

07/16/2012 - 5:17pm

Sales of vitamins, totaling almost $3.6 billion, were up 2.7% for the 52 weeks ended May 13, according to SymphonyIRI Group data across food drug and mass (excluding Walmart).


03/26/2012 - 6:08pm

Tums has proven to be the Houdini of digestive tablets — surviving all digestive switch products from H2 blockers through proton-pump inhibitors, and still growing.

03/26/2012 - 6:08pm

The recent Food and Drug Administration public meeting on driving future switch potential by way of the pharmacist and/or health technology sparked some discussion on what’s next.


03/09/2012 - 12:34pm

Drug stores are cautiously expanding their consumer electronics selections. MP3 players, digital cameras and pre-paid mobile phones are finding a place beside the more traditional mix of handheld tape players and clock radios in the channel.

03/09/2012 - 12:26pm

Mediterranean and Middle Eastern foods showed the biggest gains in the last three years in the ethnic food category.

03/08/2012 - 5:42pm

As sales of facial anti-age products slip, the body anti-aging segment also is hitting some wrinkles, according to SymphonyIRI 
Group, a Chicago-based market research firm.