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F.A.S.T., Advantage Consumer Healthcare partner for nationwide sales

First Aid Shot Therapy, the company behind First Aid Shot Therapy Pain Relief and Upset Stomach, announced a partnership with Advantage Consumer Healthcare as its nationwide sales partner. ACH will serve as the company's national broker for most channels of business, helping to further increase F.A.S.T.'s presence in retail across the country.

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Beauty Co. to launch natural skin care line

The Beauty Co. will launch its Kumiko skincare line at the NACDS show in Boston on Aug. 23, 2014. The Kumiko sponge line delivers numerous benefits, the company said, and is made of natural glucomannan — which comes from the root of the Konjac plant.

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Henry Ford Pharmacy launches smartphone app

Henry Ford Health System on Thursday launched a free smartphone app for patients to order and manage their medications. The Henry Ford Rx app is available for patients who use any of the chain's 28 retail pharmacy locations throughout the metro Detroit area.

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Same-day delivery continues to gain steam as Uber jumps aboard

Feeling under the weather and need an over-the-counter medication delivered to your door or diapers for the little one? Call Uber.

That’s right. Uber, a taxi app company, has announced that it is experimenting with a drug store shopping and delivery service in a limited area to Washington, D.C., residents.

One question that comes to mind is what does it mean for pharmacy retailers? Well, one thing that’s for sure is that if Uber’s service takes off and becomes standard (Uber has said that “the more you love it, the more likely it will last”) it could help pharmacy retailers better compete with rivals who are beefing up their same-day delivery offerings.