DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen takes a deep dive into one of the most strategically important categories in retail pharmacy.
Studies & Surveys
Young adults are increasingly incorporating dietary supplements into their health regimens as a strategy toward being healthier.
Interest in dietary supplements, sports nutrition, diet aids, meal-replacement solutions and even energy shots has never been higher, according to a Kline consumer survey released last year, particularly among baby boomers.
The bottom line behind President-elect Donald Trump’s proposals: The cost burden of the $3 trillion industry will shift away from the federal government and toward private enterprise, state government and consumers.
Today’s diabetes patients represent a coveted consumer base for retail pharmacy no matter how you characterize that diabetes spend.
Brands offering natural and organic skin and hair care products have expanded, and consumers have more knowledge and choices when it comes to natural beauty than ever before.
Winning with U.S. Hispanics is the solution to accelerating sales growth. Univision partnered with Nielsen to study the Hispanic Healthcare Journey and uncover differences and similarities between Hispanic and non-Hispanic attitudes and behaviors.
In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the greeting card category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the general merchandise aisle.
Despite the instant satisfaction of texts or social media messages, consumers are still demanding paper greeting cards, and they are craving more unique and luxurious cards than ever before. According to the Greeting Card Association, cards featuring special techniques, intricate designs and new technologies are at the top of consumers’ wish lists.
The use of homeopathic medicines as part of a self-care solution to treat such ailments as the common cold or back pain is becoming more commonplace through conventional channels, with sales generating $392.9 million, up 3.3%, as compared to $58.1 million on 0.9% growth in natural channels for the 52 weeks ended July 10.