08/18/2017 - 1:24pm

Aging baby boomers have been a prime market for OTC analgesics, but the oldest members of society don’t have a monopoly on aches and pains.

08/18/2017 - 1:21pm

Of the 62% of PrescribeWellness survey respondents who chose the pharmacy over visiting a doctor’s office, as many as 26% stated their pharmacy is their “one-stop shop” for many health-and-wellness needs.

08/17/2017 - 5:24pm

Looking forward, several trends will shape what pharmacy looks like in 10 years, including the continuation of value-based care, a focus on providing wellness resources rather than sick care and many others. 

08/17/2017 - 5:12pm

The upper respiratory, cold-allergy-sinus liquids and tablets segments combined saw a 4% growth in sales across multi-outlets for the last 12 months compared with the previous year, with growth in drug and food channels for both UR segments.

08/17/2017 - 4:52pm

Lewis Drug’s two-pronged retailing approach encompasses both large-scale stores serving a broad range of needs in its more urban and suburban locations, and a network of much smaller and more traditionally merchandised drug stores serving smaller towns and rural areas.

08/17/2017 - 4:47pm

To get to the point where, as Lewis Drug SVP professional services Bill Ladwig puts it, “if people mention pharmacy in the Sioux Falls area, they think of Lewis,” the company has kept pharmacy services — from immunizations to community care programs and its latest foray into telepharmacy — at its core.

08/17/2017 - 4:31pm

Since its start 75 years ago, Lewis Drug has grown to 54 stores, including 10 Lewis Drug units in and around its central Sioux Falls, S.D., market area, and more than 40 smaller drug stores under the Lewis Family Drug logo within a 200-mile radius of Sioux Falls — largely thanks to its customer service and community involvement.

08/17/2017 - 4:19pm

DSN editor in chief Rob Eder talks about how Sioux Falls, S.D., chain Lewis Drug has kept its relevance to its core shopper with its differentiated offerings and its connection to the community. 

08/17/2017 - 11:44am

More than 15,000 individuals have completed Hy-Vee's 10-week lifestyle management program to lose weight, now the supermarket retailer is extending into diabetes.