September 6, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in the homeopathy aisles, highlighting products that are transforming OTC, and catches up with Pharmavite's Tim Toll to talk VMS, in this multi-page report.

August 24, 2016

The merchandisers completed an extensive, multi-module training program over the course of several months, earning certification from HRG experts.

August 3, 2016

Previously available by prescription as Veramyst, Flonase Sensimist is the latest Rx-to-OTC switch from GSK.

August 3, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines what's trending now overall in OTC aisles, as well as in-depth sales activity in the allergy; vitamins, minerals and supplements; eye care; wearables; incontinence; adult nutrition; and lice treatment categories, highlighting products that are transforming OTC, in this multi-page report.

August 2, 2016

Sales of OTC medicines continue on a steady pace with dollar volumes up half a billion dollars over the first half of 2016, according to data culled from IRI.

August 2, 2016

In March, GSK Consumer Healthcare launched Children’s Flonase, which blocks six allergic substances, reduces inflammation and relieves allergy symptoms caused by pollen, mold spores, dust mites and pet dander.

August 2, 2016

Sales across the overall eye care and contact lens care categories generated $1.8 billion across total U.S. multi-outlets for the period ended May 15, representing growth of 2.4%.

August 2, 2016

GSK Consumer Healthcare’s Flonase allergy remedy was the single greatest generator of incremental dollars for the 52 weeks ended May 15 across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI data, with $345.2 million in sales on 209.9% growth.

August 2, 2016

The 2016 spring allergy season was expected to be the worst allergy season ever.

July 29, 2016

GNC Holdings on Thursday replaced its chief executive and suspended its earnings guidance. It also reported disappointing second quarter results.

July 26, 2016

Online and other non-store sales, which are included in the overall figure, are expected to increase 7% to 10% year-over-year rather than the 6% to 9% percent forecast earlier.

July 25, 2016

Market leaders Johnson & Johnson and Bayer have remained the No. 1 and No. 2 OTC marketers, respectively, for many years.

July 13, 2016

Led by NCPA's senior director of store operations and marketing Gabe Trahan, the Front-End Profit Building Seminar is a one-day program that gives owners the tools and knowledge to increase store traffic and profits.

July 12, 2016

"CHPA strongly supports the OTC Monograph System, but we believe that policy reforms could make the system more flexible, responsive and accommodating to innovation," the association noted.

June 30, 2016

Moberg Pharma has signed an agreement to acquire U.S. OTC brands New Skin, Fiber Choice and PediaCare from Prestige Brands, Inc.

June 29, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the sales activity in the first aid and baby care categories, highlighting products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

June 28, 2016 is continuing to expand its assortment of Dash buttons.

June 24, 2016

WellCare of Georgia Medicaid members will receive a 20% increase in their credit toward OTC supplies and an annual eye exam and eye care supplies, including OTC reading glasses, eyewashes and eye drops, are free.

June 23, 2016

McKesson and its Health Mart pharmacies rely on HRG for front-end category management solutions for their independent pharmacy customers.

June 22, 2016

Headquartered in New York, Snow Phipps has overseen the deployment of over $1.7 billion of private equity capital and co-investments in 17 platform investments and over 25 add-on acquisitions since inception.

June 16, 2016

In addition to the personnel moves, CHPA elected three new manufacturer members and five new associate members.

June 15, 2016

Over two days, HRG covered the factors pivotal to the success of independent pharmacies based on assessments they’ve conducted over the years.

June 14, 2016

Since 1959 the DIANA awards have honored HDA-member manufacturers that develop innovative new product introductions and promotions for the healthcare distribution industry.

June 13, 2016

Incorporating the word “Alliance” into the association's new brand, in particular, reflects HDA's role as a convener of the supply chain — in the United States and now abroad, HDA stated.