January 30, 2013

AccAssociates, a developer of applications for both iPhone and Android, has created a new phone app, dubbed Tampon Minder, that keeps women informed and in control of their tampon placement.

January 30, 2013

A hunger relief group serving Philadelphia and surrounding areas has hired a New York-based brand and retail design consultancy to design a prototype nonprofit grocery store to address food deserts.

January 30, 2013

A report published Monday in The Seattle Times queried whether Amazon.com was ready to take its own Internet-driven fresh offering, called AmazonFresh, out of "limited-test" mode to pilot mode or even full-out launch mode this year.

January 25, 2013

"Too sick to go to work, but not sick enough not to tweet about it" Twitter users are helping to predict flu trends.

January 21, 2013

Paper-products manufacturer Kimberly-Clark has appointed Jennifer Sepull as its chief information officer and VP information technology services, the company said.

January 18, 2013

This will be a big year for implementation of the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act, and the National Community Pharmacists Association will track the process closely on behalf of NCPA members and the patients they serve. NCPA recently submitted comments about the ACA’s Multi-State Plans, or MSPs, being designed by the Office of Personnel Management.

January 17, 2013

Friends and family recommendations and the availability of samples may still be the leading purchase influencers for women looking to buy anti-aging facial skin care products.

January 17, 2013

HP this week announced that customers can now print directly from their smartphone or tablet to more than 8,000 Walgreens stores through the HP Public Print Locations network.

January 15, 2013

Only 1-in-5 executives are fully confident they have the right to win in their businesses; and 64% agree that their company has too many conflicting priorities.

January 15, 2013

CVS/pharmacy has decided to stock Tylenol pain reliever in only half of its stores, according to a Reuters report published Monday.

January 15, 2013

“A drug store in the palm of your hand.” That’s what Walgreens calls the fast-growing suite of health and pharmacy services now available from many retail pharmacies to Americans with smartphones.

January 14, 2013

Aisle411 last week announced their Indoor Location Geo-Fence Alerts API was being showcased in the Aisle411 Android application at Las Vegas-area Walgreens stores.

January 9, 2013

A company that makes smoothies for dieters has introduced a new small size designed for convenience.

January 9, 2013

Generic drug maker Watson Pharmaceuticals has hired a former executive from the Generic Pharmaceutical Association to head lobbying at the federal and state level, the company said.

January 8, 2013

Speck today introduced its new CandyShell and SmartShell cases for the iPad Mini at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

January 2, 2013

Zak Designs is looking to expand its environmental commitment by launching a new line of dinnerware, serveware and kitchen prep items, all made from recycled melamine.

December 27, 2012

Consumers continued to shop online in ever-increasing numbers this holiday season, according to Chase Holiday Pulse, an aggregator of payment processing data from 50 of Chase Paymentech's largest U.S. e-commerce merchants. Pulse results showed YTD year-over-year sales growth of 15.2%.

December 18, 2012

One-in-5 respondents expect any increase in OTC usage will be related to aging, according to an online survey of more than 900 AccentHealth viewers conducted in September. However, consumers younger than 55 years were the drivers behind increased OTC usage through 2012.

December 18, 2012

M-Edge — a leading designer of tablet, smartphone and e-reader accessories — on Tuesday launched an expanded line of cases for iPhone 5.

December 17, 2012

A slowdown in retail spending happened after a boost that followed Hurricane Sandy, according to a new report by a division of MasterCard.

December 12, 2012

SoloHealth announced that its SoloHealth Station digital kiosk has seen consumer engagement rise more than 200% since late summer.

December 6, 2012

CVS/pharmacy has introduced a variety of new features to its mobile suite, which consists of the CVS mobile app and a mobile-optimized website at m.CVS.com.

December 5, 2012

The Natural Products Association last week announced its presence across two new social media platforms — Pinterest and Google+.

December 4, 2012

CVS/pharmacy is ready for the holiday season with an array of new offerings for holiday shoppers, including 1,000 greeting card designs and new personalized smartphone and tablet cases.