June 29, 2016

Oral care is exhibiting growth at mass, with dollar sales in most sub-categories showing somewhat of a bump or a marked upswing. But popular whiteners declined 5%, which buyers attributed to overloading of the category and less expensive choices that dragged down dollars.

June 29, 2016

More than a decade after they began to appear in community pharmacies across the country, retail clinics have become a key provider of health care to millions of Americans.

June 29, 2016

While a slight uptick in the birth rate in 2014 gave hope to marketers of baby care products, recent data showed that the trend was short-lived.

June 29, 2016

In recent months, RediClinic has continued to form alliances with local healthcare providers, strengtheningits ability to offer convenient health care to more patients.

June 29, 2016

Last year, Unilever’s Simple Skincare ushered micellar cleansing water into mass with great success. This year, it is adding cleansing oil.

June 29, 2016

When two women sat talking about their frustration with self-tanners, along with their disenchantment with how poorly cellulite creams work, they had an idea. Why not combine them and come up with something that really works?

June 29, 2016

While summer means backyard barbeques and other outdoor activities, it also means having to deal with pesky mosquitos and insects. Over the past year, one of the options that people turn to ease the pain of insect bites has been Randob Labs’ Sting-Kill.

June 29, 2016

Despite the constant warnings swirling around skin cancer and efforts by retailers to offer a bigger selection on a year-round basis, the sun care category is still stuck in the red.

June 29, 2016

While much has been made about retail clinics’ ability to trim healthcare costs, a study published in the journal Health Affairs this spring suggested that these walk-in health centers may actually boost overall spending.

June 29, 2016

With so many changes occurring in the ethnic beauty category, Drug Store News spoke with Eddie Jhin, president of Jinny Beauty, about the category's potential and the latest trends.

June 29, 2016

With more than 350 corporate-owned clinics in 20 states operating under the Healthcare Clinic banner and about 50 other clinics in its stores run by other providers, Walgreens has been at the forefront of the movement to make retail clinics a cornerstone of the American healthcare system.

June 29, 2016

While Walmart has more than 100 clinics in its more than 5,000 stores nationwide, the company plans to expand its network of clinics over the next few years to offer a cost-effective way for patients to receive acute and chronic medical care.

June 29, 2016

Barraged by news reports about the impact of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, consumers have been purchasing bug sprays and insect repellents in record numbers.

June 6, 2016

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the vitamins, minerals and supplements; diet; and sports nutrition segments, highlighting new products that are shaking up the OTC aisles.

June 1, 2016

Boulder Canyon Authentic Foods has introduced three new potato chip flavors — Coconut Oil Pineapple Habanero, Olive Oil Sweet Vinegar and Olive Oil Red Chili— cooked in 100% natural oils.

June 1, 2016

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

June 1, 2016

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the healthy snack category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the consumables aisle.

June 1, 2016

The vitamin/mineral/supplement category was up 4.6% for the 52 weeks ended April 17 across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI. When you add the related adjacent wellness categories, the total business tops more than $12.8 billion on a similar middle-single-digit growth rate.

June 1, 2016

Consumers are driving change in the snack category with their ever-increasing demand for organic, non-GMO, vegan, gluten-free and other more natural snacks, and major CPG companies are following up with commitments to remove artificial ingredients.

June 1, 2016

As a format, adult gummy vitamins continue to trend well, and sales of gummy formulations across both adults and kids were up in the first quarter of 2016.

June 1, 2016

ARP and Abbott surveyed 1,480 Americans ages 50 years and older and found that while a majority see themselves as being in good health, 1-in-2 reported that they wished they had more strength or energy.

June 1, 2016

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare earlier this year augmented its Centrum MultiGummies line with Men and Women formulations.

June 1, 2016

The specialty channel, including natural grocery and vitamin retailers, has long been a fair prognosticator of what might be coming down the line in the natural health space for mass, food and drug retailers.

June 1, 2016

Ion Labs recently launched ProCharge, a line of liquid protein products featuring as many as 20 different flavors, all designed to supplement everyday eating with 40 g of protein per 2-oz. bottle.