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.

November 16, 2016

Biosimilars are expected to save the healthcare system between $44 billion and $250 billion in the next 10 years.

November 16, 2016

I-Health launched the AZO Urinary Tract Defense, a new product women can use that features the only antibacterial UTI ingredient available without a prescription to help defend against the progression of an infection until a doctor can be consulted.

November 16, 2016

This summer, the American Diabetes Association partnered with IBM Watson Health to bring together the cognitive computing power of Watson and the Association’s vast repository of clinical and research data.

November 16, 2016

Sam’s Club last month hosted a health screening day specifically catering to the health needs of the women shopping the store with a “Support Her Health” screening offering.

November 16, 2016

Aurobindo has introduced a new label design as the company continues to eclipse market growth predictions, most recently moving into the Top 6 among all generic companies in prescriptions dispensed, according to QuintilesIMS National Prescription Audit data from August.

November 16, 2016

CVS Health in September partnered with the YMCA to help expand its Diabetes Prevention Program, a group-based lifestyle intervention for adults at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

November 16, 2016

Today’s diabetes patients represent a coveted consumer base for retail pharmacy no matter how you characterize that diabetes spend.

November 16, 2016

In 2017, how people shop, why people shop and what they’re shopping for will all be shaped by two overarching themes — access to digitized health information and wearables, as well as other Bluetooth-enabled, diagnostic-style self-care offerings.