02/02/2017 - 2:27pm

As many as 38.3% of Americans have trouble sleeping. That makes sleep aids a high-trial category.

02/02/2017 - 2:27pm

The emergence of new products across the cough-cold and allergy categories is transforming the OTC aisle.

02/02/2017 - 2:27pm

In the United States, colds account for more visits to the doctor than any other condition, according to the American Lung Association.

02/02/2017 - 2:26pm

The UR nasal subcategory saw impressive growth in the channels studied, due in large part to the recent Rx-to-OTC switch products in the nasal corticosteroid segment, driving sales up 15% in the food industry and up to10% in drug.

01/26/2017 - 12:39pm

After four decades in retailing, Panzer has been lucky enough to have a number of great mentors in business, but the Albertson’s healthcare chief tells DSN some of the most important lessons he ever learned came as a young cowhand on his grandmother’s Santa Fe ranch.

01/06/2017 - 7:08pm

A number of recent product offerings in the VMS space may represent white-space opportunities — or products that help create a marketing or merchandising niche that resonates with today’s consumer.

01/06/2017 - 6:59pm

Nature’s Bounty launched a line of aromatherapy products under the Nature’s Origin banner that includes an essential oils kit.

01/06/2017 - 6:45pm

The proof a category is hot can be measured not only by the number of players looking to participate in that category, but also by the heft of new entrants. Such is the case with aromatherapy.

01/06/2017 - 6:18pm

Nutrex is introducing OutLift, a new pre-workout product that is differentiated by having no proprietary blend (full disclosure ingredients) and contains no “banned” ingredients.