September 10, 2015

In case its recent partnerships with CVS Health and Teva Pharmaceuticals weren’t enough evidence of IBM Watson’s growing interest in health care, the company announced today it would expanding its Watson Health Cloud offerings.

September 10, 2015

As part of the partnership, the two companies will create a joint research team that will use big data and machine learning technology to develop therapeutic solutions and disease models.

September 4, 2015

U.K. beauty brand Pixi by Petra announced on Thursday that it will its fall collection at stateside Targets.

September 3, 2015

Stephen Colbert, who is gearing up to host his first "The Late Show" on Tuesday, is the new voice of Waze.

August 31, 2015

Amazon.com is reportedly doing some experimental tinkering with the two-day shipping guarantee for its paid Prime loyalty program.

August 27, 2015

In the short history of the wearable market, a clear divide has formed between smart wearables and basic wearables (devices that do not run third-party applications, and includes most fitness trackers).

August 27, 2015

When asked about readiness in the face of a cyber-attack, 66% of executives at health plans said they were prepared, while only 53% of providers said they were ready.

August 26, 2015

Between 2013 and 2016, mobile shopping will increase 42%, compared to regular e-commerce's 13%, according to Coupofy.com, a database of online coupon codes.

August 25, 2015

Amazon is reportedly planning to offer customers a new option for directly picking up orders.

August 21, 2015

Hair accessory brand Milk & Sass on Thursday launched Sugar Twists, a selection of spiraled hair ties designed to minimize pulling, denting, slipping and snapping. 

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 20, 2015

Online retailing giant Amazon.com is the retail industry's fastest growing social media brand. 

August 20, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores will host a Vision 2026 platform at the Total Store Expo this month in Denver. Here, DSN previews a few of the companies that will be participating in Vision 2026 by offering their perspectives on the changes ahead in retail and health care in the years to come.

August 19, 2015

Levy will provide key insights on the changing healthcare industry to advance the board's mission of helping consumers make more informed healthcare decisions.

August 19, 2015

Walgreens digital properties drive as many as 5.3 million store visits each week.

August 18, 2015

Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run" will turn 40 next week.

August 17, 2015

Just in time to make us all feel a little older, the seminal comedy masterpiece "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," turns 40 years old this year.

August 13, 2015

The NPD Group recently partnered with Univision Communications on a report titled The Hispanic Shopping Activity Service, which offers insight the behavior of Hispanic shoppers.

August 10, 2015

The app lets parents choose a medication and a flavor, then find a nearby pharmacy where they can get the flavored medication.

August 6, 2015

IBM continues to beef up its Watson Health platform with latest $1 billion acquisiton.

August 5, 2015

We dug into the archives for this week's #TBT so you can check out the Drug Store News cover story from Aug. 5, 1996. 

July 27, 2015

A survey of more than 60,000 e-commerce shoppers  found that retailers can reduce abandonment by targeting customers who visited with the intent to buy, but didn’t complete a purchase (“true abandoners”).

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.