July 24, 2015

Everyone from mass merchandisers to dollar stores has been getting into the grocery business in recent years, and the vertical may soon have a new and very large participant.

July 21, 2015

E-commerce technology company Mobeam has appointed George Garrick as president and CEO, and Joseph Battoe as executive VP of retail and consumer solutions.

July 17, 2015

Amazon's Worldwide order growth on Prime Day increased 266% over the same day last year and 18% more than Black Friday 2014. 

July 17, 2015

While Amazon.com may be happy about its exact sales performance during its July 15 Amazon Prime Day sales event, the social media response probably did not meet Amazon’s expectations.

July 15, 2015

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in the intimacy health and sleep categories, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

July 15, 2015

Product reviews, social media posts and videos are having more of an impact on shoppers than ever before, according to a new survey from Bazaarvoice.

July 9, 2015

PillPack's Medication Reminders mobile app uses geo-tracking sensors to create custom reminders based on location, activity or time.

July 7, 2015

An expanded relationship between IBM and Adobe promises to give retail marketers new dynamic personalization powers to increase sales.

July 6, 2015

Amazon’s latest gambit to encourage shoppers to buy a $99 Prime membership and goose second quarter sales involves the creation of quasi-holiday called “Prime Day.”

July 2, 2015

A recently launched gifting website with a familiar sounding name promises to make it better to receive than give a gift.

 
June 30, 2015
Pinterest first announced the feature, called Buyable Pins, in early June.
June 26, 2015

The world’s largest online retailer will soon be driving around and selling product out of a truck — a truck that looks like a giant Amazon package.

June 23, 2015

Mondelēz International has renewed its global strategic partnership with Facebook, the snacking company announced Tuesday. The collaboration will focus on creating video content and increasing e-commerce.

June 22, 2015

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in the sleep category in this multi-page report, which includes a Q&A with Procter & Gamble's Dave Tomasi.

June 17, 2015

Federal regulations governing unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, will be in place by this time next year. Most retailers won’t be ready, but Amazon says it will be as soon as the feds are. 

June 15, 2015

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in the sleep, VMS and anti-itch categories, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

June 15, 2015

Looking to engage consumers — especially millennials — major beauty brands are increasingly turning to social media, and oral care is no exception.

June 9, 2015

Walgreens will use the app to integrate its Balance Rewards system with Apple Pay this fall. 

June 4, 2015

Amazon has come out looking good in Reputation Institute’s annual survey of America’s 50 most reputable companies in the retail industry.

May 29, 2015

 According to the Wall Street Journal, Amazon will add items such as milk, cereal, baby food and household cleaners to its Elements private label brand.

May 22, 2015

The offices of Drug Store News will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day. We will resume publishing on Tuesday, May 26.

May 20, 2015

“When Opti-Grab came out, I thought it was the greatest thing ever. And I bought a pair. And this is the result, ”a badly cross-eyed Carl Reiner says during his mock press conference in Steve Martin’s 1979 comedy classic “The Jerk.”

I remember thinking about that scene when I first heard about Google Glass a few years ago.

May 7, 2015

Retailers and technology vendors convened at the third annual Health, Wellness and Technology Roundtable to discuss what they see in the current technology today, what they expect in 2015 and some of the unmet technology needs.

April 24, 2015

Amazon has introduced a shopping app for customers with an Apple Watch for swift and easy purchases.