09/07/2016 - 10:41am

Quest Products is looking to break onto the external analgesic scene with CopperFixx, a balm that combines the analgesic properties associated with copper and arnica. Other brands continuing to lead the way were Blue Emu ($28.6 million, up 20.1%), Australian Dream ($23.1 million, up 20.7%) and Boiron’s Arincare ($19.1 million, up 19.7%).

09/07/2016 - 10:41am

Pfizer’s Nexium 24HR is the clear leader in the digestive aisle. However, in March 2017, store-brand versions of Nexium 24HR will be available. Perrigo has already secured a tentative approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its OTC Nexium 24HR generic equivalent.

09/07/2016 - 10:41am

The allergy space will continue to heat up significantly in 2017 as marketers pollinate the airwaves with advertisements promoting their latest brand introductions

09/07/2016 - 10:41am

Consumers with diabetes spend 35% more on OTC products than the average consumer, noted Jeff Gregori, group VP consumer and shopper analytics for Nielsen, during a recent presentation at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo. Sales of product with a diabetes-specific focus increased 5.1% in 2015, according to Nielsen, reaching $592 million in total sales.

09/07/2016 - 10:40am

Johnson & Johnson featured the Diabetes Collaboration Zone at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo in Boston last month, where a cross-functional team armed with a wide range of expertise — from product knowledge, technology and design to behavioral science — met with retailers to discuss opportunities to better serve the diabetes patient.

09/07/2016 - 10:40am

Ateb is looking to use what it has learned from more than a million patients enrolled and having their medications actively managed via its Time My Meds medication synchronization platform to help pharmacies improve both their business and their patients’ outcomes.

09/07/2016 - 10:40am

Innovation has had a busy year, between its recently announced partnership with IMA North America and its Pharmacy Operations Symposium, held in April in concert with Binghamton University’s Watson Institute for Systems Excellence (WISE), as it expands its solutions to help increase pharmacy efficiency, accuracy and inventory management.

09/07/2016 - 10:40am

As pharmacy shifts its focus to outcomes and implements more clinical services, Spartanburg, S.C.-based pharmacy solutions company QS/1 knows that its latest solution will be able to assist in managing the increasing amount of documents pharmacies deal with on a daily basis.

09/07/2016 - 10:40am

VoicePort rebranded its PharmaPhonetics property as CLARO Pharmacy Solutions — a name change aimed at highlighting the growth the company’s offerings have seen since starting out in 2003.