January 4, 2017

Interest in dietary supplements, sports nutrition, diet aids, meal-replacement solutions and even energy shots has never been higher, according to a Kline consumer survey released last year, particularly among baby boomers.

January 4, 2017

Young adults are increasingly incorporating dietary supplements into their health regimens as a strategy toward being healthier.

January 4, 2017

As is typical of an industry tied so closely to legislation and the markets, the state of retail pharmacy is typically one in flux. With 2016 in the rearview mirror and both 2017 and a new presidential administration ahead, what are the biggest changes facing the industry?

January 4, 2017

The prenatal support vitamins and supplements space is a growing opportunity that would appeal to a new millennial mom.

January 4, 2017

The United States and Canada may share borders, but the two countries have few similarities when it comes to cosmetics and fragrances. Mass market cosmetics retailers have long envied the access Canadian retailers have to beauty brands that won’t distribute to American counterparts.

January 4, 2017

Rather than watch the nail category continue to evaporate, retailers and brands are bonding together with innovative launches and impactful in-store presentations.

January 4, 2017

A return to big blockbuster drug introductions. A renewed focus on innovation. A more favorable climate for merger-and-acquisition activity. Those are some examples of what a Donald Trump White House could mean for the pharmaceutical industry.

December 7, 2016

In this report, DSN online news editor Gina Acosta examines in-depth sales activity in the shave category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the beauty aisle.

December 7, 2016

DSN associate editor David Salazar examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of automation and technology, in this multi-page report.

December 7, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the hottest trends in OTC, including health and wellness, incontinence, self care and more, in this multi-page report.

December 6, 2016

America’s getting healthy again. Americans were certainly aspiring toward better health in 2016, as evidenced by the amount of growth associated with meal-replacement solutions

December 6, 2016

Philips recently launched its OneBlade, a new hybrid electric styler that can trim, shave and create clean lines and edges. It is specially designed for the increasing number of millennials who regard personally-styled facial hair as an essential part of their persona.

December 6, 2016

AARP’s Project Catalyst in a report from April projects that by 2020, 117 million Americans will need some sort of caregiving assistance.

December 6, 2016

In 2017, there will be three growth categories within the OTC sector that will continue to post dividends to retail pharmacy’s bottom line across the self-care aisle. We’re calling them the old, the now and the future.

(Click here to view the full Category Review.)

December 6, 2016

The competitive landscape throughout the OTC arena has changed significantly over the past five years, with the Top 10 rankings shifting in the past year thanks to a slew of acquisitions and joint ventures.

December 6, 2016

There is a paradigm shift under way in the men’s grooming category, and electric shavers, as well as the retailers that sell them, are feeling the effects of this revolution.

December 6, 2016

As consumer dietary habits have shifted in recent years, confectionary companies have had a tougher task of finding ways to drive growth in the candy aisles.

December 6, 2016

M&M’s Caramel Chocolate Candies, which debuts April 2017, will be the brand's biggest launch in its history.

December 6, 2016

PerceptiMed has developed ScripClip, a will-call solution that matches a drug’s NDC number to a proprietary RF tag that’s scanned into a pharmacy’s management system.

November 21, 2016

Drug Store News recently caught up with Mark Rinker, senior director of sales, North America, to discuss the changing retail pharmacy environment, and Synergy Medical’s place within it.

November 16, 2016

The American Diabetes Association is recommending patients with diabetes get a move on with some form of physical activity — beyond their routine workouts — every 30 minutes of every day.

November 16, 2016

Anheuser-Busch recently launched Best Damn Cherry Cola, the second national offering from Best Damn Brewing Co., aged on whole cherries.

November 16, 2016

Cardiff University in October found that smartphone apps could offer patients with Type 2 diabetes a highly effective method of self-managing their condition.

November 16, 2016

Meter manufacturers today are differentiating their offerings with an accompanying adherence app or other technologies that will help diabetes patients better navigate their disease states.