Special Reports

It’s been 10 years since Drug Store News first introduced its annual Niche Brand Report, which was created to highlight the role that smaller brands play in driving innovation and growth. The DSN Niche Brands Top 100 measures the leading small- to mid-sized brands with total sales of under $100 million.

With more than $225 billion in pharmacy sales and more than 67,000 stores, the 2015 PoweRx list represents more than 80% of the total retail pharmacy business.

DSN senior editor Antoinette Alexander examines in-depth sales activity in beauty, including the latest trends and hot concepts sweeping the category, in this multi-page report.

 

Retailers and technology vendors convened at the third annual Health, Wellness and Technology Roundtable to discuss what they see in the current technology today, what they expect in 2015 and some of the unmet technology needs.

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in OTC, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC, as well as trends and hot concepts sweeping the category, in this multi-page report.

DSN examines chain pharmacy — including in-depth coverage of provider status, generics, pharmacy deserts, point-of-care testing and more — in this multi-page report.

Walgreens is on a journey to transform its beauty offer, satisfying the desires of a new breed of beauty shoppers in a big way — whether in stores, online or on smartphones. Going Big in Beauty is paying off big for Walgreens. 

Community Pharmacy: The face of neighborhood health care in America

There was a $1.1 billion gain in OTC sales between 2013 and 2014, according to data culled from IRI, some $500 million of which can be attributed to an increase in sales across all cough-cold/allergy/sinus products and an approximate $300 million to a rise in digestive sales. 

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of provider status, kiosks, Medicare and the GPhA elections, in this multi-page report.