September 23, 2013

With the Shopper Marketing Expo quickly approaching, taking place Oct. 8 to 10 in Chicago, the Path to Purchase Institute is offering a preview of some key educational seminars for attendees.

May 29, 2013

DSNTV recently interviewed Walgreens DVP of category strategy, innovation and space management Beth Stiller at the company's Bucktown/Wicker Park flagship store in Chicago for a Virtual Store Tour segment focused on Walgreens’ key strategy in such core categories as health and beauty, and how it plays out in its flagship stores.

August 26, 2015

Cosmetics line Paris Presents on Wednesday announced the opening of a new office space in Chicago. 

August 20, 2015

A new wave of consumers is quickly becoming the most powerful economic force in retail, and it is causing every company — retailer and supplier alike — to think differently about how they engage, market and build relationships with this new generation.

August 14, 2015

Retailers still have time to capitalize on what is turning out to be a late back-to-school shopping, according to a just-released study.

August 7, 2015
The Well Beyond HIV mobile art exhibit in Chicago is traveling across the U.S. to help bring awareness of the many patients with HIV/AIDS who are living more than 20 years beyond original expectations.
August 5, 2015

Cardinal Health’s Retail Business Conference hits the Windy City next year, and the company, together with local pharmacists, put together an invitational video showcasing everything it has to offer RBC 2016 attendees,

July 28, 2015

A recent study by IRI busts several myths about millennials, in order to help marketers understand the face of the consumers who will spend nearly $290 billion in consumer-packaged goods by 2020.

July 13, 2015

There are currently 5.6 million youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who are out of school and not working, and the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative hopes to change that.

July 8, 2015

The National Verruca Foundation on Wednesday designated July as Wart Awareness Month in order to raise awareness of warts as summer begins.

June 24, 2015

According to a new national survey, more than a quarter (27%) of U.S. adults admit they lie to their dentist about how often they floss their teeth.

June 15, 2015

Drug Store News and Mack Elevation Forum co-hosted The New General Market Forum in Chicago on May 27 with a mission to bring together leading companies that have demonstrated their commitment to building a strong community with a diverse consumer base.

June 3, 2015

In 2014, specialty drug unit costs jumped 20.1%, compared to 5.7% for non-specialty drugs, Blue Cross Blue Shield reported. 

June 1, 2015

Retailers looking for opportunities in emerging markets should look East, particularly to China, which ranks as the top country in A.T. Kearney’s annual Global Retail Development Index (GRDI).

May 21, 2015

More than 9-in-10 retail executive leaders are worried about executing against their retail strategy. 

May 20, 2015

The New General Market Leadership platform — a Drug Store News and Mack Elevation Forum co-produced industry platform — kicked off before NACDS Annual Meeting with a special reception featuring guest speaker Michael Yormark, president of Jay Z’s Roc Nation. Yormark’s talk, “The Power of Authenticity and Experience in Reaching Today’s Diverse Consumer,” explored why real consumer intimacy and authenticity are core to creating an “emotional connection” with today’s consumers.

May 4, 2015

The Female Health Company is targeting the U.S. marketplace for growth.  

May 4, 2015

Sam and Nic Chapman, the makeup pros behind U.K. YouTube channel Pixiwoo, came to Chicago as part of a tour with their makeup brush line Real Techniques from Paris Presents.

May 4, 2015

Millennials are feeling more financially secure and optimistic about their future, boosting their consumer confidence scores.

April 29, 2015

Self-service kiosks got a nod from the Millennial generation, as a new survey released by location-based mobile platform Retale showed that 20% of Millennial shoppers don’t like interacting with cashiers at checkout.

April 23, 2015

IRI's 2014 Pacesetters cumulatively captured more than $7 billion in year-one sales. 

April 7, 2015

A new policy statement issued by American Academy of Pediatrics urges use of metric system in dosing children. 

 

April 1, 2015

Walgreens is teaming up with Shedd Aquarium to provide on-demand access to medicines for animals. 

March 31, 2015

According to Mintel Beauty and Personal Care research, seasonality takes hold as a key beauty trend.