07/16/2015 - 2:40pm

Acne has long been characterized as the plague of adolescent existence. It is one of those things that comes with the package of puberty and fluctuating hormones. Or at least, it was.

07/16/2015 - 2:40pm

In recent months, copper-infused compression devices have caught the attention of shoppers in the first aid aisle.

From socks to gloves to braces for the back, knee, ankle and elbow, these products are providing pain relief to thousands of weekend warriors and people with circulation problems.

07/16/2015 - 2:40pm

After revamping the look of its LifeStyles brand last summer to appeal to millennial shoppers, Ansell Healthcare has seen the line of condoms and sexual wellness products record consistent growth over the past few months.

07/16/2015 - 2:39pm

While products that help promote intimacy and sexual wellness have become drug store mainstays, there are mixed feelings about what the future holds for the category.

07/16/2015 - 2:39pm

Rite Aid in late June announced that Bryan Everett will join the company as EVP of store operations, effective Aug. 3. Everett will be responsible for all operations at the company’s nearly 4,600 chainwide stores and will report to Rite Aid’s president and COO Ken Martindale.

07/16/2015 - 2:37pm

One of Rite Aid’s most farsighted innovations has been the creation of a unique store position, the wellness ambassador, whose primary focus is serving customers to help deliver a better in-store shopping experience.

07/16/2015 - 2:36pm

Rite Aid may be a company in the midst of a major transformation to provide greater access to health services, but there is one thing that hasn’t changed and won’t change — Rite Aid’s commitment to helping its neighbors.

07/16/2015 - 2:36pm

Rite Aid’s wellness+ loyalty program was a key catalyst in the company’s turnaround, Ken Martindale, Rite Aid president and COO, told Drug Store News. And now that the loyalty program is evolving into wellness+ with Plenti, part of a first-of-its-kind loyalty coalition, it may serve as another bellwether for Rite Aid as the company transforms into a comprehensive retail healthcare company.

07/16/2015 - 2:36pm

From the leadership team in Camp Hill, Pa., to the nearly 90,000 associates it has in the field and in its stores, they believe in themselves and have built a culture focused on finding and implementing the next big idea, and creating important differentiation from their competitors.