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

Amazon.com 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. 

June 10, 2016

Depending upon how these fees are structured, OTC PDUFA fees could be as much a disincentive as it is an incentive to innovation. 

June 7, 2016

Many of the major wholesalers will discuss how the supply chain factors into retail pharmacy's front-end operations. 

May 31, 2016

The national brand equivalent of GlaxoSmithKline's Flonase will soon be shipping to store shelves with the announcement Monday that Perrigo and its partner West-Ward Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday gained approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

May 18, 2016

Nielsen found that among consumers’ top 10 planned online purchases, shampoo/conditioner was first on the list, followed by vitamins and supplements, body wash, deodorant and cosmetics.

May 13, 2016

In the 2015 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced the launch of the Precision Medicine Initiative — a bold new research effort that can be actuated by MD Labs' Rxight, a pharmacogenetic program. 

May 13, 2016
CHPA's RSQ conference this year will focus on "Collaborating for Consumer Healthcare Solutions," showing how collaboration between industry and regulators can drive better consumer health outcomes.
 
May 11, 2016

The CVS Health brand offers quality-driven value, with prices ranging from 20% to 40% less than other comparable brands.