04/13/2017 - 10:39am

Potential trumps experience, lessons from London and why mistakes are really investments in success — Walgreens’ president of pharmacy and retail ops tees it up with DSN.

03/07/2017 - 4:12pm

Purveyors of health products have been riding the baby boomer wave for some time now, and it doesn’t appear to be cresting any time soon.

03/07/2017 - 12:54pm

Masculine grooming choices are soaring, with men especially interested in products for thinning hair.

03/06/2017 - 4:47pm

Breakthrough brands, defined as those brands either introduced within the 52 weeks ended Dec. 25, 2016, or those brands that experienced blockbuster incremental growth in that time frame, feature leading meal-replacement solutions.

03/06/2017 - 4:47pm

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 - 4:46pm

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 - 4:46pm

Twenty years ago this month, I put on what was then my “lucky” tie, this horrible, neon yellow number from Banana Republic — it wore more like a bad Hawaiian shirt than a tie — and I started a new job as senior editor for OTCs and natural health at Drug Store News. Sure, I have a lot less hair today than I did then, but I also have much better taste in ties.

03/06/2017 - 4:46pm

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 - 4:46pm

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.