December 7, 2015

A new, long-term pilot program from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, set to launch in 11 states in January 2017, will gauge the effectiveness of an Enhanced Medication Therapy Management model.

December 7, 2015

Pharmacies large and small are turning to sophisticated technologies that can streamline the prescription-filling process, maximize workflow and ultimately free up pharmacists to counsel their patients.

December 7, 2015

Snails made big beauty headlines in 2015.

December 7, 2015

It’s 7 a.m.; do you know where your customers are? According to a report on global beauty routines conducted by analytics company RealityMine, that’s the peak time for personal grooming.

December 7, 2015

Consolidation across the OTC industry created new leaders in the OTC category in 2015.

December 7, 2015

Recent entries in the prescription delivery business have upped the ante, promising patients quicker service that fits their schedule.

December 7, 2015

This past year goes into the books as the year drug and discount retailers fully embraced the concept of the New General Market. 

December 7, 2015

There has been a lot of hope placed in the ability of recently switched products to drive significant growth within the OTC sector, and with good reason.

December 7, 2015

Vitamins have made a comeback.

November 11, 2015

Physicians Formula has added argan oil to its facial products.

November 11, 2015

DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the cosmetics category, including the latest trends, in this multi-page report.

November 11, 2015

Carbonated soft drinks have taken a back-seat to other beverage categories as consumers look to flavored still and sparkling waters with a lower calorie count and a healthier profile.

November 11, 2015

Licensed products remain an important part of the card category.

November 11, 2015

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

November 11, 2015

Mondelez’s Nabisco division recently introduced Oreo Thins, a crisp, delicate version of the classic cookie.

November 11, 2015

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the beverage and cookie categories, highlighting new products that are shaking up the consumables aisle.

November 11, 2015

Sparkling Ice added a new flavor, Black Cherry, to its lineup of sparkling waters.

November 11, 2015

Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ decision to raise the prices on a handful of drugs it has acquired over the past few years has led federal lawmakers and the Department of Justice to demand that the company explain its pricing policy.

November 11, 2015

Birth rates are on the rise, according to the latest report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s good news for sellers of family planning test kits — overall sales of both pregnancy and ovulation test kits were up 2.2% to $364.8 million across total U.S. multi-outlets for the 52 weeks ended Sept. 6, according to IRI.

November 11, 2015

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the greeting card category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the general merchandise aisle.

November 11, 2015

A merger frenzy has hit the generics sector this year with a spate of acquisitions and hostile-takeover bids making headlines and reshaping the industry.

November 11, 2015

A new, dynamic diabetes-centric set co-created by Johnson & Johnson and Wakefern has the potential to generate $1,000 in incremental dollars for every new diabetes customer captured by Wakerfern’s ShopRite stores, the companies revealed recently at the GMDC Health Beauty Wellness 2015 conference in Phoenix.

November 11, 2015

Lead by incredible 60% growth in the brow segment, the eye category has been a bright spot for mass market retailers.

November 11, 2015

Last June, Sephora’s CEO Calvin McDonald praised the success of contouring products in the specialty chain.