04/13/2016 - 12:17pm

In this issue, Drug Store News previews its DSN 2016 Yearbook, featuring our annual PoweRx company profiles. The full report will be available this summer with exclusive company rankings and profiles of every company in our Top 50. Two strong examples are Ritzman Pharmacy and Benzer Pharmacy — two small chains that are big on innovation and growing their businesses in unique ways.

04/13/2016 - 12:17pm

The regular shampoo category had mediocre growth of 0.89% during the 12-month period ended February 2016, with Unilever and Procter & Gamble holding significant market share.

04/13/2016 - 12:16pm

In February, CEO Update named National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson Trade Association CEO of the Year. DSN looks at some of the more important work accomplished by NACDS under Anderson’s leadership.

04/13/2016 - 12:16pm

After 13 years with the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, Ted Peterson recently retired as VP of CHPA to start a new company. DSN asked some of his colleagues and counterparts about the impact he has had on the business.

04/13/2016 - 12:16pm

Former CHPA VP Ted Peterson opens trade relations with firm CPG Linkages.

03/29/2016 - 6:22pm

The recent legal skirmish between Gillette and Dollar Shave Club underscores just how important the shave category is to drug store retailers — it is behemoth with sales exceeding $3.5 billion.

03/28/2016 - 6:20pm

The fifth edition of this special Rx-Impact report — inserted in headquarter copies of this issue of DSN and delivered to all current members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate — is meant to help educate lawmakers on the important role community pharmacy plays as the face of health care in neighborhoods all across America, helping to lower the cost of health care, improving patient access, advancing the quality of care and ultimately delivering better outcomes.

03/24/2016 - 6:22pm

Retailers prowling for growth potential in men’s grooming are directing their focus to skin care.

03/24/2016 - 6:19pm

Three new healthcare delivery models are emerging in today’s primary care market that really resonate with retail pharmacy, including models that emphasize convenient care, at-your-service care and digital health, PwC’s Health Research Institute noted in February in a webinar outlining the future of primary health care in the United States.