03/06/2017 - 3:47pm

Specialty and biotech medicines aimed at treating cancer, multiple sclerosis and rare diseases will dominate much of drug development in 2017 and beyond, one of the nation’s top specialty pharmacy providers concluded.

03/06/2017 - 3:46pm

Maybe men have been the secret all along to pumping up front-end sales. Men used to be just about the “shave category,” but in today’s market, men buy much more than razors and blades.

03/06/2017 - 3:46pm

Sales of durable medical equipment and the kind of home health products that help transition patient care from hospital settings to the home in the retail setting have only one direction to go. And that’s up.

03/06/2017 - 3:46pm

For those retailers bold enough to sniff out a fresh opportunity, at least as far as the mass merchant space is concerned, aromatherapy realized some rosy sales gains in 2016.

03/06/2017 - 3:46pm

Consumers buying homeopathic remedies are looking for products that are safe and efficacious in their local retail pharmacies.

03/06/2017 - 3:46pm

Sales of all OTC medicines and natural supplements broke records in 2016, reaching $45.8 billion for the 52 weeks ended Dec. 25, 2016, according to IRI. That’s an additional $1.8 billion in sales volume compared with a year ago.

03/06/2017 - 3:46pm

Among the 22 novel new drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2016, about half were considered specialty drugs.

02/02/2017 - 2:29pm

America’s selfie-, Instagram- and overall social media-obsessed habits are propelling growth of oral care products promising instant fixes.

02/02/2017 - 2:29pm

Increasingly, pharmacies are turning to automation as a way to increase efficiency and free up their pharmacists — employing everything from lower-cost, in-store automation to sophisticated robotics systems that help make central fill operations more efficient and reduce dispensing costs.