October 3, 2017

In addition to SpeedTap tags, GSK Consumer Healthcare also is using Thinfilm’s software platform, CNECT, as part of the end-to-end solution that helps dynamically manage the experience of Flonase consumers.

September 20, 2017

The Wellwise by Shoppers Drug Mart pilot focuses on giving patients control over the way they age in an environment that it said eschews the clinical experience of DME stores for a focus on aging gracefully. 

September 5, 2017

At the Mack Elevation IMPACT Forum in San Diego, four industry leaders explored how CPG companies protect and grow traditional retail customer business while thriving in the digital space. 

August 15, 2017

In his latest column, Drug Store News contributing editor Ed Rowland looks at the confluence of factors — from digital tools to consumer demands and the agility of competitors — complicating the OTC e-commerce business. 

August 14, 2017

The cold and allergy category represents 17.9% of all independent health, beauty and wellness sales.

August 11, 2017

Citing IRI data for the latest 13 weeks ended July 9 covering products sold through U.S. multi-outlets, Perrigo reported total store brand growth outpaced both national growth and overall category growth.

August 8, 2017

Profits from the sale of the products will be split between Meijer and Spectrum Health, with Spectrum Health’s portion of the proceeds benefitting Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.

July 14, 2017

DSN contributing editor Ed Rowland takes a look at where OTC brand owners stand in the global market — from M&A to wholesalers pulling double duty globally as retailers and the potential impact of online companies. 

July 5, 2017

Cross-merchandising adds another level of convenience for shoppers who may not be feeling their best, and facilitates easy add-on sales, the Hamacher Resource Group noted.

June 27, 2017

See highlights from New General Market Summit keynote presentations delivered by Sundial Brands CEO Rich Dennis, Method and Olly Nutrition co-founder Eric Ryan and Seventh Generation CEO John Replogle. 

June 8, 2017

DSN editor in chief Rob Eder discusses the importance of purpose to the New General Market consumer, and how it unites the brands connecting most with their customers. 

June 6, 2017
ECRM said that the combination of the two companies would bring RangeMe’s technology to a larger customer pool and make an impact on how the CPG industry evolves.
May 11, 2017

A recent survey found that a majority of Americans (88%) are concerned about the impact of air pollution on their overall health, Sanofi Consumer Healthcare reported.

May 1, 2017

By category, Sanofi Consumer's allergy, cough and cold sales were up 12.9%, pain remedies were up 16.7% and sales of digestive products were down 19.2%.

April 25, 2017

The updated Allergy Tracker is part of GSK Consumer Healthcare’s and PHD Media Worldwide’s overall campaign to launch the new Flonase Sensimist Nasal Spray.

April 17, 2017

More than half of parents say seasonal allergies affect their kids, with some unsure how to choose the right medicine and 1-in-7 giving allergy medicine labeled for adults.

April 14, 2017

There is no question that one of the top nonprescription categories contributing to both sales and foot traffic right now is allergy. Sales of nasal sprays — the category that captures all of the latest nasal corticosteroid Rx-to-OTC switches — are up 10.2%.

April 10, 2017

To inspire people to get outside and demonstrate its commitment to the cause, Claritin has made a three-year commitment of up to $500,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

April 6, 2017

As Amazon far outpaces total year-over-year retail growth in American household purchases, the retailer is on track to cause serious disruption to the U.S. superstore, grocery and drug store channels. 

March 27, 2017
The packaging transition is set to roll out in April and finish by late summer.
March 22, 2017

Xyzal is partnering with allergist Neeta Ogden to encourage allergy sufferers to learn more about the importance of managing their allergies this spring to prevent sleep problems.

March 21, 2017

Sickweather also offers SickScore through its app, which provides the user a relative threat index of contagious illness in their immediate area.

March 16, 2017

The study found that 75% of allergy sufferers purchased an OTC medication either on its own or in addition to a prescription treatment in 2015, compared to just 66% in 2009.

March 8, 2017

HayMax is an organic, natural nasal balm that acts as a block against pollen, dust or pet allergen.