09/24/2012

DSN analyzes how the convergence of nontraditional competitors and mobile technology is transforming the health business into a retail operation in "The retailization of health care." Also Inside: Introducing Patient Views, Annual Disease State Report, Exclusive Pharmacist Survey and more.

ON THE COVER

The Transformer: Exclusive Walgreens Report
Walgreens Photo Galleries

SPECIAL FEATURES

Patient Views
Annual Reader Survey 2012, Part 2
Helping shoppers navigate nail and beauty trends
DSN.TV takes exclusive video store tour of new Duane Reade flagship

CATEGORY REVIEWS

Chain pharmacy: PDUFA/GDUFA make 2012 milestone year
Chain pharmacy: Generics saved U.S. $1 trillion in 9 years
Chain pharmacy: Record patent expirations roil Rx market
Chain pharmacy: Mergers among generics cos. on the rise
Foot care: Demand for insoles keeps sales in step
Homeopathy: Companies target pediatric medicine
Dietary supplements: Acquisitions show supplement potential
Oral care: Value-added toothpastes attract customers
Oral care: Multibenefit mouthwash sales increase
Oral care: Consumers seek at-home whitening solutions
Oral care: Toothpaste, mouthwash sales benefit from whitening properties
Hair care: 'Natural' helps style ethnic hair market
Hair care: Hair spray fares better than styling gel, mousse in sales
Candy: Chocolate sweetens candy sales at drug
Back-to-school: Parents set higher snack standards
Home/kitchen accessories: Tying kitchen items to key selling seasons
As Seen on TV: New products ready for retail