August 20, 2015

More and more cough-cold retailers are pulling their circular ad placements out of the back-to-school season and focusing their efforts on placement closer to an uptick in cough-cold demand, according to a recent ECRM webcast hosted by Drug Store News titled “Surviving the Cough-Cold Season: A Category Promotion Review.”

August 20, 2015

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in the analgesics, digestives, VMS, cough-cold, sleep and first aid categories, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

August 13, 2015

ProPhase expects to launch into the VMS space by the end of the year or early in 2016. 

July 14, 2015

As many as 84% of Americans want the full array of cough, cold and allergy remedies in the drug store aisles even if they aren't sick at the time.

May 21, 2015

DSN senior editor MIchael Johnsen examines niche opportunities in the intimacy health, gummy vitamin, pet health and cough-cold prevention categories, including the latest trends, in this multi-page report.

May 20, 2015

Prevention remains a priority for consumers heading into cough-cold season, as evidenced by the sales of two brands well known for their immunity-boosting benefits.

March 30, 2015

Half of adults would say "no way" to meeting someone for a date if they had a cold sore, according to a Carmex survey. 

March 4, 2015

Immunity boosters and hand sanitizer are on most shopping lists as consumers prepare their families for the inevitable sniffles, sneezes and coughs associated with the cold and flu season.

February 13, 2015

During this webcast, ECRM lead business intelligence analyst Tanie Andraos discusses findings from ECRM Data's Ad Comparisons research covering the cough-cold category, highlighting trends in retailer and brand circular strategies and tactics.

January 14, 2015

MedifVU and ProKarma on Wednesday unveiled a new mobile application, i-PharmAssist OTC, a simple consumer-friendly app that provides a list of appropriate over-the-counter medications based on the user's medical history, symptoms and preferences.

November 12, 2014

Working women are powering through their cough-cold and flu symptoms and relying on drug store visits to get them through the workday, according to a new survey by WorkPlace Impact.

November 7, 2014

It's one month into the cough-cold season and illness rates are up 3%, noted Matthew Mannelly, Prestige Brands president and CEO.

October 30, 2014

Matrixx Initiatives on Thursday launched a new cold-shortening nasal spray with symptom relief under its popular Zicam Cold Remedy Brand. 

October 21, 2014

According to Nationwide Children's Hospital researchers, 63,000 children under the age of six years experienced out-of-hospital medication errors annually between 2002 and 2012.

August 25, 2014

DSN presents a preview of some of the hottest OTC products that appear on the show floor at NACDS Total Store Expo.

August 23, 2014

DSN presents a preview of some of the hottest OTC products that appear on the show floor at NACDS Total Store Expo.

August 20, 2014

Carma Labs on Wednesday announced the launch of Carmex Cold Sore Treatment. 

August 20, 2014

While nobody thought 2013-14 cough-cold sales would reach as high in comparison to the year before, no one expected the season to come down as much as it did.

May 27, 2014

The May/June 2014 Skin & Itch Relief Ingredient Guide breaks down the indication, ingredients, purpose and dosage of AmLactin Cerapeutic Restoring, Cetaphil RestoraDerm Skin Restoring, Olay Advanced Healing Intensive, Curél Intesive Healing, Nivea Extended Moisture, Aveeno 1% Hydrocortisone Anti-itch, Extra Strength Benadryl Itch Stopping and Corizone 10 Anti-itch Ultra Moisturing Creme Plus.

April 21, 2014

For baby, Hyland’s launched its Hyland’s Baby Nighttime Tiny Cold Syrup.

March 26, 2014

The March/April 2014 Allergy Relief Ingredient Guide breaks down the indication, ingredients, purpose and dosage of Children's Claritin Chewable, Children's Allegra Allergy meltable tablets, Children's Benadryl Allergy Liquid, Nasacort Allergy 24HR, Mucinex Allergy, Hyland's 4 Kids Complete Allergy and Similasan Kids Allergy Eye Relief.

February 24, 2014

Hyland's recently added three line extensions to its portfolio of cough-cold products — both an adult and pediatric mucus expectorant and a nighttime option for toddlers.

February 23, 2014

O'Connor Companies' new product GoGargle! was named Best New Product last week at the ECRM Cough-Cold, Analgesics and Allergy meeting.

February 7, 2014

Cough-cold suppliers are presently operating in a challenging environment, noted Matthew Mannelly, Prestige Brands CEO, president and director, during a conference call Thursday.