CVS Pharmacy & Business News

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At-home spa devices spur sales

The beauty devices market in the United States was worth $730 million in 2016 — including hair regrowth devices — according to the consumer research firm Kline.

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What’s influencing how moms shop

New parents undergo lasting changes in terms of what they look for from their personal care products once they have children, according to new insights from pregnancy and parenting resource BabyCenter’s “2017 Skincare and Bathtime Study,” which was shared exclusively with Drug Store News.

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Consumers encouraged to buy, apply more sunscreen

Consumers are starting to see the light after years of ignoring warnings that sun exposure poses a health risk and hastens aging, with overall category sales rising 6.7% for the 52-week period ended May 14 across multi-outlets, according to IRI.

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CVS emerges as top drug chain for food shopping on 2017 Love List

In the Goldman Sachs/Condé Nast 2017 Love List: Food, among places people shop for food, Wal-Mart topped the list for millennial food enthusiasts surveyed, and Target came in second place among millennials. The top drug chain was CVS, which came in eighth among millennial food enthusiasts, followed by Walgreens at 10.