August 20, 2015

“Average telehealth costs are $40 to $50 compared to $136 to $176 for a related in-person visit, while the most common diagnoses made during telehealth visits are sinusitis, cold, flu, pertussis and urinary tract infections,” according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation April 2015 report, “Building a culture of health: The value proposition.”

August 20, 2015

DSN reached out to Instantly, an on-demand consumer insights platform that produces the Instantly Shelf Score, to measure consumer perception of three recent OTC product introductions based on purchase intent, product differentiation, desire and value proposition.

August 20, 2015

One more thing. At the end of the day, that’s really what it’s all about — convincing the consumer to put one more thing in their shopping cart.

August 20, 2015

Kao Brands has a philosophy in place, which is well suited to win the loyalty of the upcoming generation of millennials — as well as the consumers that segment influences.

August 20, 2015

There’s nothing “general” about the emerging market segments, according to Larry Levin, EVP business development at IRI. The catalysts for change are shoppers with a “millennial mindset” — not just those born between 1980 to 2000, but those who are influenced by that group — and the mushrooming ranks of multicultural consumers.

August 20, 2015

Marketing efficiency can vary significantly across brands and across channels, according to a recent report analyzing the digestive category conducted by Competitive Promotion Report.

August 20, 2015

As we closed this issue of Drug Store News, with our massive special report on the New General Market consumer, major news broke that once again underscored how much the world has changed, and how the best brands change with it.

August 20, 2015

Fifty years ago this summer, President Lyndon B. Johnson secured his place in history by signing into law the legislation that created Medicare and Medicaid. It was a landmark in the nation’s social and political development and an evolutionary leap for community pharmacy.

August 20, 2015

A one-time gain of $2.7 billion from the creation of its publicly-traded Seritage Growth Properties real estate investment trust (REIT) pushed Kmart's parent company, Sears Holdings, into the black for the first time since 2012. 

August 20, 2015

DSN has partnered with Competitive Promotion Report (CPR) and IRI to create a series of exclusive reports. This article highlights the market performance of major brands in the pain category for both the internal and external analgesic segments.

August 20, 2015

The news of the acquisition comes a day after Sprout received FDA approval for its Addyi — dubbed “female Viagra” by many in the lead-up to its approval.

August 20, 2015

Real guys, real grooming. That message has been part of the culture at Wahl Clipper since it was founded by Leo Wahl 96 years ago.

August 20, 2015

A new wave of consumers is quickly becoming the most powerful economic force in retail, and it is causing every company — retailer and supplier alike — to think differently about how they engage, market and build relationships with this new generation.

August 19, 2015

In the next several years, millennials will represent 30% of dollars coming into consumer package good companies. As a result, its up to brand marketers to figure out how to reach millennial consumers. 

August 19, 2015

CNS founder Dan Cohen will be looking to replicate his success in bringing Breathe Right to market. 

August 19, 2015

Two focal points expected to increase engagement and relevancy amongTarget guests. 

August 19, 2015

TruMedicines on Tuesday launched a 40-day Kickstarter campaign for a smartphone app that promotes medication safety.

August 18, 2015

AARP Services has launched a marketing agency called Influent50, which helps businesses connect to consumers aged 50 and older.

August 18, 2015

Drug Store News sat down with Tom O’Donnell, VP federal government affairs at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, to discuss pharmacist provider status and the latest pro-pharmacy legislative initiatives in the U.S. House and Senate.

August 18, 2015

Through investments in technology and associates, Walmart believes it is implementing a winning retail strategy that will sustain growth for years to come. 

August 18, 2015

Mack Elevation Forum’s Dan Mack looks to the Container Store to examine how employers can attract and retain top talent. 

August 18, 2015

Soutus has more than 25 years of public affairs and communications experience and was most recently SVP public affairs and communications for Coca-Cola in North America. 

August 18, 2015

When LG Sciences (Legal Gear) was established about a decade ago, the company committed to introducing new, effective and "Hardcore supplements backed by science." 

August 18, 2015

Walgreens' information technology department will be the hardest hit with consolidation as it undergoes "a significant restructuring to better match resources with priorities," a spokesman said.