The average household spends $3,400 on packaged goods, but the average grocery banner only captures as much as 20% of that, according to IRI.
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With more than 12 million outbreaks estimated to occur annually among preschool and school-aged children in the United States, lice infestations are a big deal. And pharmacists play a key role in helping parents select safe and successful treatments.
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.
A new breed of drug-resistant head lice is driving a new wave of product solutions. DSN Senior Editor Michael Johnsen takes a deeper look at what retailers and suppliers are doing to combat "super bugs" in this special report.
Recent research from 210 Analytics found that three-quarters of people see candy as a little indulgence and reward, and 74% said candy can be enjoyed in moderation.
The Journal of the American Geriatric Society has projected that the cost for the first year of hearing loss treatment in older adults will reach $51 billion nationwide by 2030.
New medicines introduced in the past two years continue to drive at least half of total spending growth as clusters of innovative treatments for cancer, autoimmune diseases, HIV, multiple sclerosis, and diabetes become accessible to patients, according to QuintilesIMS Institute.
According to the California Teachers Study research, developing breast cancer was associated inversely with taking three or more tablets of low-dose aspirin per week.
“The misnomer that drug prices are a primary cause of the health care affordability problem persists, in part, due to the overly complex pricing system for pharmaceuticals,” wrote Wayne Winegarden in the Pacific Research Institute research study.
Although the consumer packaged goods industry is still climbing the sales charts to record heights — the industry reached $797 billion in 2016 — the engines driving that growth are beginning to sputter, according to a report from IRI and Boston Consulting Group.