11/16/2016 - 3:58pm

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

11/16/2016 - 3:58pm

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 - 3:57pm

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 - 3:57pm

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 - 3:57pm

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.

10/19/2016 - 5:23pm

Drug Store News recently spoke with Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy group VP Gerry Gleeson about the company’s approach to specialty and the importance of a focus on patient care and pharmacist education in that space.

10/17/2016 - 5:27pm

Many brands, both indie and mainstream, are rethinking their strategies when it comes to beauty products aimed at multicultural consumers.

10/17/2016 - 5:27pm

Natural beauty brand Éclair Naturals is leveraging the popularity of the latest bath craze with its popular and fun Fizzy Bath Cupcakes, which are soy free, non-GMO verified, cruelty-free and vegan.

10/17/2016 - 5:26pm

Earth Mama Angel Baby has introduced two new gift bags — one for new moms going back to work and one to help create a nighttime routine to help encourage baby sleep.