August 20, 2015

When 26-year-old Tracy Dalton forgot her toothpaste when visiting a friend’s house, she fell in love with her friend’s brand, hello. “I had never seen the brand before, but it just looked so friendly and called out to me,” she said.

August 19, 2015

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

August 17, 2015

Former Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson and Flowers Foods Chairman George Deese received the 2015 Hall of Achievement award from the Grocery Manufacturers Association during its  annual Leadership Forum. 

August 14, 2015

New Target board members will contribute expertise in reinvention of food offering, in particular, CEO says. 

August 5, 2015

DSN talked to Piping Rock Health Products CEO Scott Rudolph this summer at Piping Rock’s Ronkonkoma, N.Y., offices to find out more about the new company and why experience matters in the VMS business. 

August 3, 2015

New Lansinoh study finds pain associated with breastfeeding is the leading challenge of women worldwide.  

July 29, 2015

Hikma Pharmaceuticals on Wednesday announced its acquisition of Roxane Laboratories and Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane (together, “Roxane” — an American specialty generics company) from Boehringer Ingelheim for about $2.65 billion.

July 28, 2015

Procter & Gamble has named David Taylor as its next president and CEO.

July 23, 2015

The opening session for Cardinal Health’s 25th annual Retail Business Conference featured speakers like pharmaceutical segment CEO Jon Giacomin and Gen. Colin Powell (U.S., ret.).

July 22, 2015

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association has appointed Chester “Chip” Davis, Jr. as president and CEO, replacing current CEO Ralph Neas effective Aug. 18.

July 21, 2015

At Yes To, Ingrid Jackel will oversee the company’s North American expansion and international distribution.

July 21, 2015

E-commerce technology company Mobeam has appointed George Garrick as president and CEO, and Joseph Battoe as executive VP of retail and consumer solutions.

July 16, 2015

In recent months, copper-infused compression devices have caught the attention of shoppers in the first aid aisle.

From socks to gloves to braces for the back, knee, ankle and elbow, these products are providing pain relief to thousands of weekend warriors and people with circulation problems.

July 16, 2015

To help independent pharmacy owners better understand the fast-growing, uber-complex specialty pharmacy business, the National Community Pharmacists Association last month hosted a day-long forum, “Exploring the intersection of specialty medications, community pharmacy and patient care.”

July 15, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of technology, automation, medication synchronization and generics, in this multi-page report.

July 14, 2015

Jack Futterman, former chairman and CEO of Pathmark and former chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, has died, according to a New York Times report.

July 13, 2015

The White House has nominated Andy Slavitt, an advocate of data-driven health innovation, to serve as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ administrator. 

July 9, 2015

With just about one week to go before the start of Cardinal Health RBC 2015, DSN editor-in-chief Rob Eder caught up with Jon Giacomin, Cardinal Health CEO for the Pharmaceutical segment to talk about the upcoming conference, the state of the pharmacy business and more.

July 9, 2015

Stefano Pessina officially takes the reigns of Walgreens Boots Alliance following an out-performing third quarter. 

July 6, 2015

Dollar Tree announced Monday that it had completed its Family Dollar transaction, opening the door to a $19 billion company with more than 13,000 locations. 

June 30, 2015

Vitamin Angels announced Dr. Jatin Joshi, CEO of InstaVit, as the winner of its golf bag giveaway at the recent ECRM Diet, Vitamin and Sports Nutrition event. 

June 29, 2015
Drug Store News caught up with Crossmark’s CEO Steven Schuckenbrock to discuss Crossmark’s innovative business model designed to drive faster sales growth and greater efficiencies for its clients and customers.
June 25, 2015

Corrective Education Company has announced an official and exclusive partnership with D.A.R.E., and the building of a curriculum aimed at juveniles, named D.A.R.E. to Make the Right Choices, which utilizes Restorative Justice to dissuade youth from shoplifting.

June 24, 2015

It's official — International food retailers Delhaize and Ahold have entered into an agreement to merge, creating a base of more than 6,500 stores.