February 24, 2015

Shire on Tuesday acquired Meritage, which includes the phase 3-ready compound Oral Budesonide Suspension for the treatment of adolescents and adults with eosinophilic esophagitis.

February 23, 2015

Within two months, the wearable healthcare market will be abuzz with smart watches, according to a new report from Tractica.

February 20, 2015

M&M's "spokescandies" will take on starring roles during Sunday's Academy Awards broadcast. 

February 20, 2015

The global wearable devices market will grow to 187.2 million units annually by 2020.

 

February 9, 2015

Connected health devices accounted for approximately 4% of all machine-to-machine connections in the United States in 2014.

 

February 5, 2015

Shelf talkers, power wings, corrugated cardboard displays — these have all been used to great success in promoting sales at the shelf or in the aisle. But as more and more consumers walk those aisles with a smartphone or tablet in hand, or shop the store from the convenience of their desktop, digital collaboration between retailer and supplier may represent an extremely lucrative method to sway that in-store purchase on top of traditional POP.

February 2, 2015

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy has issued a report underscoring the need for the .Pharmacy Top-Level Domain Program as a public health initiative to help consumers distinguish legitimate online pharmacies from rogue online drug sellers.

January 13, 2015

Retailers at NRF’s Big Show are hearing a lot about “machine learning.” What is it and how does it help retailers?

 

January 12, 2015

Marsh Supermarkets and inMarket have announced the deployment of a closed-loop iBeacon platform.

January 12, 2015

Shire and NPS Pharmaceuticals have entered into a merger agreement for a total consideration of $5.2 billion.

 

January 5, 2015

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals last month announced it has begun shipping Auryxia (ferric citrate) tablets to wholesalers in the United States. 

January 5, 2015

Rite Aid stores in New York and Los Angeles will be featuring futuristic end-caps in partnership with Provision Interactive Technologies, a subsidiary of Provision Holding, in 2015.

December 18, 2014

According to Retale survey results, 15% of all holiday shoppers wait until the last minute to do their gift buying.

December 17, 2014

Menasha Packaging Company and Shelfbucks recently finalized an agreement to innovate and redefine in-store product merchandising with the launch of POP displays that incorporate iBeacon technology to actively engage with shoppers, while enabling brands and retailers to measure and manage in-store promotional campaigns.

December 16, 2014

CVS Health is rethinking health and beauty in its stores and further leveraging digital to enhance customer interaction.

December 11, 2014

As technology floods nearly every sector of the economy and the Affordable Care Act moves healthcare providers from a fee-for-service model to one that reimburses based on patient outcomes, healthcare executives are gearing up for the industry’s next monumental shift. Telemedicine.

December 11, 2014

Mobile devices drove online sales growth this holiday, fueled in part by the use of mobile-specific shopping sales. Going forward, the trend shows little signs of slowing as retailers are seeing mobile as a strong conversion tool. That was a key message of the webinar, “Mobile Engagement Drives Happier Holidays for Retailers,” held on Thursday.

December 5, 2014

NACDS' VP business development Roy McGrath was one of 31 new members named to Maryland Governor-elect Larry Hogan's transition team.

December 4, 2014

Target is partnering with Google on the latest Art, Copy & Code project — an interactive, in-store mobile experience for Target guests of all ages — this holiday season.

December 3, 2014

More than half (58%) of shoppers who use mobile devices indicate that they prefer to look up information on their devices while shopping, according to a new report released Tuesday by the Consumer Electronics Association.

December 2, 2014

Ranbaxy Laboratories on Monday announced the launch of Infimab (BOW015), the first Remicade (Infliximab) biosimilar in India. The product was launched at the Indian Rheumatology Association Conference in Chandigarh.

November 21, 2014

When former Staples executive Brian Tilzer joined CVS Health early last year as SVP chief digital officer he was charged with spearheading the company’s digital innovation efforts and connecting current and future digital initiatives. Tilzer hit the ground running and the momentum remains strong as the company is now preparing to open a Digital Innovation Lab in Boston and connect with start-ups to enable the retailiization of healthcare in an area of Boston that has emerged as hot bed of technology and healthcare innovation.

November 19, 2014

Target’s efforts to regain its footing following last year’s data breach and its digital efforts appear to be gaining traction.

November 17, 2014

Holoma on Monday announced it will place advanced video capabilities into the hands of consumers this holiday season as part of a Walmart exclusive.