05/19/2016 - 4:03pm

Online web advertising, national print advertising, social media campaigns and retailer support programs will round out the remainder of the marketing campaign, the company stated.  

05/19/2016 - 1:36pm

In the latest installment of DSNTV, watch Walgreens’ Holly Schmidt and a panel of leading CPG executives discuss how to uncover changing consumer needs and attract talent to reach the millennial consumer.

05/19/2016 - 1:12pm

FAN argues that fluoride supplements were launched in the 1940s on the premise that fluoride needs to be ingested during early childhood to provide a meaningful role in cavity prevention. Today, the body of evidence suggests that fluoride's predominant effect on cavities comes from topical application. 

05/19/2016 - 12:47pm

NPA is encouraging members to visit its grassroots website and reach out to Congress and tell them to stop Puerto Rico from creating an arbitrary tax on the industry as the relief package is debated.

05/19/2016 - 11:31am

Washington, D.C., closely followed by Minneapolis-St. Paul and Denver, are the three fittest of the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S., according to the ninth annual American Fitness Index released Thursday by the American College of Sports Medicine and the Anthem Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Anthem.

05/18/2016 - 5:08pm

As top retailers and CPG brand leaders share their insights in Chicago on May 24, at the Future Leaders Summit, Drug Store News will be sharing live coverage with its readers on social media.

05/18/2016 - 1:19pm
Bloomberg is reporting that one the challenges facing Johnson & Johnson is it's loss of market share in the baby care category in the U.S. The report — and J&J CFO Dominic Caruso — are attributing this loss to the increased interest among consumers (parents in particular), and Caruso said the company has taken steps to remove such ingredients as parabens from its products, and that it is planning to unveil a new branding effort this week. At Kantar Retail’s Drug Channel Workshop in early May, director Brian Owens noted that as much as 25% to 30% of supplier and retail innovations will be centered around fresh, local, organic, natural and health products — something he called the “FLONH” effect. (Bloomberg)
05/18/2016 - 12:52pm

The new products will be on store shelves in May at select retailers nationwide, such as Walgreens, Sprouts and other health food retailers.

05/18/2016 - 12:37pm

Nielsen found that among consumers’ top 10 planned online purchases, shampoo/conditioner was first on the list, followed by vitamins and supplements, body wash, deodorant and cosmetics.