Some of the top minds in retail gathered in Las Vegas Friday to attend an exclusive one-day summit, co-hosted by the Mack Elevation Forum and the Drug Store News Group, that not only served as a special kickoff to NACDS Total Store Expo, but also provided a platform to discuss how to “create the future.”
DSN has partnered with Competitive Promotion Report and IRI to create a new series of exclusive reports that analyzes the impact of trade promotion activity on various front-end merchandising categories — DSN Promo Watch.
Oral care brand Brush Buddies is expanding its line of licensed toothbrushes with the launch of the new Brush Buddies Smurfs Poppin' toothbrushes, Brush Buddies Smurfs Talking Toothbrushes and Brush Buddies Smurfs manual toothbrushes.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation, in partnership with the Cardinal Health Foundation, has issued a request-for-proposals to research the impact of integrating community pharmacist-provided medication management services into the hospital discharge process.
Northeast Pharmacy Services Corporation has signed up the approximately 250 independent community pharmacies that it serves in New England in the National Community Pharmacists Association effective July 1, 2013, the groups announced.
Little Busy Bodies on Wednesday announced it has finalized a licensing agreement with Procter & Gamble. Under the agreement, Little Busy Bodies, creators of the popular Boogie Wipes, will make and market a line of saline-infused products under the Puffs brand.
Procter & Gamble has announced that P&G Prestige has entered into a licensing agreement with Alexander McQueen to manufacture and sell designer fragrance products under the Alexander McQueen brand name.
Energizer Personal Care, which is a division of Energizer Holdings, has announced a partnership with New York-based licensing agency Brandgenuity LLC to extend the reach of its Hawaiian Tropic, Banana Boat and Playtex brands.
Reckitt Benckiser, whose portfolio includes such brands as Clearasil, Mucinex and Lysol, is partnering with Save the Children to help drastically lower the global death rate of children younger than 5 years from diarrhea, a preventable illness, by 2020.
Rite Aid will offer free informational resources in its stores and online on summer skin care, as well as sponsoring a cross-country tour offering full-body skin cancer screenings, the drug store chain said Wednesday.
Ulta Beauty is off to a “good start” for 2013 as its net sales rose about 23% during the first quarter, and same-store sales rose 6.7%. Meanwhile, the beauty retailer continues to make progress on both its CEO search and multi-year growth plan.
The topical healthcare brands of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, including Band-Aid brand adhesive bandages and Neosporin products, on Tuesday celebrated the 125th anniversary of the first aid kit.