06/15/2015 - 12:41pm

Cosmederm Bioscience’s TriCalm OTC itch-relief solution was recognized in May by the journal Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology,, which published a study finding that Cosmederm’s solution was superior to diphenhydramine 2% and hydrocortisone 1%.

06/15/2015 - 12:40pm

Such chronic skin conditions as psoriasis and eczema have taken an anti-itch category known for its summertime seasonal sales spikes — because of such acute needs as poison ivy and bug bites — and have made it a year-round destination category.

06/15/2015 - 12:40pm

Walmart, Costco and Rite Aid are three retailers driving significant traction in vitamin, mineral and supplement sales, TABS Group reported in May, helping to take share away from such online retailers as Amazon, which captures 36% of all online vitamin traffic, even as sales overall were up 3% to $11.8 billion.

06/15/2015 - 12:39pm

As many as 39% of Americans feel restless when they sleep at least once or twice every week, and 27.5% feel restless at least three or four nights each week, according to a survey conducted in May by Field Agent on behalf of Drug Store News.

06/15/2015 - 12:39pm

You don’t need a poll to know that sleep, or rather the lack thereof, has become a big deal for Americans. 

06/15/2015 - 12:39pm

The sale of sleeping remedies continues to be a caffeinated business, especially across the liquids segment.

06/15/2015 - 12:38pm

In the past 12 months ended April 19, Zyrtec (McNeil Consumer Healthcare) continues to dominate the allergy category with total retail sales of $332 million.

06/15/2015 - 12:37pm

Drug Store News and Mack Elevation Forum co-hosted The New General Market Forum in Chicago on May 27 with a mission to bring together leading companies that have demonstrated their commitment to building a strong community with a diverse consumer base.

06/15/2015 - 12:36pm

While online sales of allergy products may still be relatively low, thousands of consumers are making these purchases online — and many millions more are using the Web to learn about products and decide which brands to purchase.