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.

November 11, 2015

Skyn Condoms, a brand of Ansell Healthcare, is partnering with the Movember Foundation this month with a special “Movember Edition box.” Drug Store News spoke with Carol Carrozza, Ansell VP sales and marketing at TSE. Here’s what she had to say.

November 11, 2015

Sales in the cookie category may be flat overall, but Mondelez’s Oreo brand is on fire and is outpacing category growth with a more than 9% leap in dollar sales.

November 11, 2015

DSN senior editor Michael Johnson examines in-depth sales activity in the diabetes, diagnostics and probiotics categories, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

November 11, 2015

Shoppers hear, “It may help prevent diarrhea,” so they make the purchase. What they seldom understand is that probiotics are much more than just a diarrhea preventive. In fact, probiotics can be found in the ears, nose, mouth, lungs, urinary tract and more, and are linked to overall health, not just gastrointestinal health.

November 11, 2015

Rapidly rising prices for many generics, regulations that could restrict patients’ access to these medications, a Food and Drug Administration backlog in getting new drugs approved and market consolidation that is reducing competition are all making some wonder how much longer generics will continue to be affordable.

November 11, 2015

One of the appealing aspects of artificial lashes is that looks can be changed with moods.

November 11, 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, the year is on track to be one in which the value of the branded drugs losing their patent protection approaches an all-time high. The dozens of drugs that will have lost their patent protection this year are estimated to have global sales of $44 billion a year — the highest total since $53 billion worth of medications went off patent in 2012.