07/08/2014 - 4:48pm

New at this year’s NACDS Total Store Expo in Boston on Aug. 23 to 26 will be Vision 2025. The exhibit will, with the help of partners Checkpoint Systems and Kantar Retail, provide attendees a glimpse of “what comes next” through technology platforms, displays and interactive experiences. To learn more, DSN spoke with Jim Whitman and Steve Perlowski of NACDS.

07/08/2014 - 4:26pm

Rite Aid and Heritage Provider Network last month announced a new agreement to bring the Rite Aid Health Alliance program to HPN's chronic and polychronic patients in Southern California.

07/08/2014 - 3:30pm

Rite Aid celebrated the latest evolution of its Wellness store format, with a June 23 grand opening truly befitting of its 90210 address.

07/08/2014 - 3:20pm

Rite Aid celebrated the latest evolution of its Wellness store format, with a June 23 grand opening truly befitting of its 90210 address.

07/08/2014 - 3:10pm

Rite Aid celebrated the latest evolution of its Wellness store format, with a June 23 grand opening truly befitting of its 90210 address.

07/08/2014 - 3:00pm

Rite Aid celebrated the latest evolution of its Wellness store format, with a June 23 grand opening truly befitting of its 90210 address.

06/18/2014 - 1:58pm

The drug channel could be losing its edge in seasonal sales. GMDC’s recently released “Seasonal Best Practices” report revealed that, according to Nielsen data for the 52 weeks ended Oct. 26, 2013, while drug store seasonal merchandise dollar sales are slightly ahead of supermarkets, the channel’s sales have slipped 16%.

06/18/2014 - 1:58pm

With the ragweed season getting longer and longer, according to government reports, allergy has become a significant driver behind trips to the eye care aisle, and represents a much broader potential patient base. In response to rising temperatures, ragweed pollen season length increased between 1995 and 2011 by as much as 11 days (to 27 days) in parts of the United States and Canada.

06/18/2014 - 1:58pm

The need state for allergy remedies is significant, according to documents filed by Merck recently in support of its application to switch Singulair. Allergies represent the fifth most-common chronic disease in the United States, impacting 1-in-5 Americans. As many as 90% of allergy sufferers self-treat their condition, and 58% only use an OTC or herbal remedy to relieve their allergy symptoms.