02/05/2016 - 12:59pm

Drug Store News spoke to the CEO of Ion Labs about Suncoast Health Brands’ latest introduction, ProCharge, a liquid protein enhancer that can be added to beverages or drunk straight. 

02/05/2016 - 12:39pm

Southeastern Grocers officially opened the doors to its latest Winn-Dixie prototype store in the Jacksonville area, The Daily Record of Jacksonville, Fla. reported Thursday. It's the pilot store today, and represents the chain's thinking as it approaches as many as 50 remodels across its three banners this year, the paper reported. Currently Southeastern Grocers operates 752 Winn-Dixie, Bi-Lo and Harvey's supermarkets. (The Daily Record)

02/05/2016 - 12:14pm

The idea to bring Caroline’s Cart to the Bullseye came from a Target team member with a child who has special needs who suggested the idea to Target's store operations team. 

02/05/2016 - 12:04pm

According to the bill, people would be able to use their HSA account to pay for OTC medicines, as well as up to $1,000 per year in dietary supplements and homeopathic remedies. 

02/05/2016 - 11:25am

A total of 20 major companies, ranging from American Express to Verizon, have banded together to help manage employer-borne healthcare costs, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. "Health care is one of the things that employees need and want," noted Marc Reed, chief administrative officer of Verizon. "What we're trying to do is to make this sustainable so that kind of coverage can continue." Alas, the group may have missed an opportunity by not including a single pharmacy provider - retail pharmacy is the one industry already schooled on how to reduce health costs through better adherence and improved outcomes. (The Wall Street Journal)

 

02/04/2016 - 3:51pm

The beauty category at retail drug stores has been turning more toward sampling with kiosks, apps, events and beauty advisers. Drug Store News recently spoke with Joann Marks, founder and CEO of the 25-year-old company Cosmetic Promotions, to discuss beauty sampling and experiential marketing.

02/04/2016 - 3:32pm

The Treato/MediaMiser survey determined that the doctor's office is still the location of choice to get the flu shot - 49% who got the flu shot went to see their doctor, followed by 19% at the pharmacy, 15% at place of employment and 11% at a health clinic. 

02/04/2016 - 2:47pm

One of the most popular salad dressing brands in America is launching two exciting new product lines.

02/04/2016 - 2:30pm
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