March 11, 2015

A new PLMA study on shopper loyalty among consumers ages 25 years to 45 years dispels many long-held assumptions.

March 11, 2015

James Russo, SVP, Global Consumer Insights, Nielsen, talks about the three opportunities mass beauty has to drive growth in 2015, and also discusses the importance of ad effectiveness and product packaging to break through the clutter.

March 10, 2015

"As my son and I visited colleges over the past year, it occurred to me that the process he was going through was not dissimilar to how consumers may approach the selection of their preferred pharmacy setting," writes Hamacher Resource Group VP Dave Wendland in his latest blog entry. 

March 10, 2015

The recently merged Albertsons and Safeway organization has named a new president of the Denver division.

March 10, 2015

HDMA’s 2015 Distribution Management Award goes to Cardinal Health for streamlined receiving and replenishing solutions. 

March 10, 2015

Purdue Pharma's Stephen Seid honored with HDMA's 2015 Distribution Management Award for Industry Leadership. 

 

March 9, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of provider status, kiosks, Medicare and the GPhA elections, in this multi-page report.

March 9, 2015

Dollar General is on the move and expanding its presence to three new states.

 

March 9, 2015

Robert Simpson, Jr. will retire as president and COO of Jelly Belly Candy Co. on March 31 after 15 years at the helm, the company said. Waiting in the wings to fill the position will be Lisa Rowland Brasher.

March 9, 2015

A recently released Accenture survey examines customer expectations around a personalized shopping experience with retailers, including social channels, and explores the issue of digital trust.

March 6, 2015

CVS Health's chief medical officer is addressing the National Business Group on Health.

March 6, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration approved Zarxio, making it the first approved biosimilar product in the United States.

March 5, 2015

CHPA announced its strong support for the Restoring Access to Medicines Act of 2015 (H.R. 1270).

March 5, 2015

Costco sees a lift in second-quarter sales and net income benefits from a tax benefit.

March 5, 2015

IRI to integrate its national consumer panel data and point-of-sale transaction data with Kantar Shopcom's retail purchase transaction loyalty card data to help advertisers measure consumer touchpoints.

March 5, 2015

Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen declared 2014 an outstanding year and it is easy to see why after the nation’s leading supermarket operator again surpassed performance expectations.

March 5, 2015

Rite Aid associates and customers are invited to participate in the 2015 Miracle Balloon campaign to benefit children's hospitals.

March 5, 2015

Walgreens and the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation will team up for the annual DRI Walk for Diabetes and Family Fun Day for the fifth consecutive year.

March 4, 2015

Walgreens recently reinvented its “SaturDate” program into a larger, more impactful program and rebranded it “Beauty Must-Haves.”

March 4, 2015

Walgreens’ mission to go big in beauty includes personal care, Walgreens DMM Rudy Kucera told Drug Store News, for categories including grooming, hair care and oral care, “all part of the beauty regimen.” And just like in cosmetics, there is the quest to tailor merchandise for specific stores.

March 4, 2015

Share of heart: That’s a pretty heady concept savvy marketers and retailers are using these days to describe a whole new level of consumer engagement.

March 4, 2015

In preparation for the Consumer Healthcare Products Association’s 2015 Annual Executive Conference being held in Bonita Springs, Fla., this month, Drug Store News sat down with both Scott Melville, CHPA president and CEO, and Patrick Lockwood-Taylor, CHPA chair and VP personal health care, North America, for Procter & Gamble.

March 4, 2015

Walgreens aims to have a consistency of voice across all channels, both clicks and bricks. In beauty, the strategy is to look at the customer in a holistic manner, said Katlyn Gao, head of retail products, digital at Walgreens. 

March 4, 2015

Drug Store News has partnered with Competitive Promotion Report and IRI to create a series of exclusive reports. This edition explores cold/allergy/sinus products in both the liquid/powder and tablets/packets segments.