April 21, 2013

Technology has certainly changed the landscape of the drug channel's general merchandise department. As categories shift, electronic accessories have become a crucial addition to the mix.

April 15, 2013

HealthSpot, a provider of telehealth technology, has been asked to present at the Consumer Electronics Association 2013 CES on the Hill, the company has announced.

December 6, 2012

More than half (55%) of U.S. online consumers used a fitness technology in the past year, and more than one-third (37%) anticipate purchasing fitness technology in the next 12 months, according to new research by the Consumer Electronics Association.

November 21, 2012

More than half of U.S. adults plan to buy holiday gifts during Thanksgiving weekend, according to a new survey from the Consumer Electronics Association.

January 25, 2012

Portable power is the growth area of the battery category. While sales of alkaline batteries remain challenged, rechargeable batteries and chargers are becoming a bigger part of the category.

December 5, 2011

Alkaline batteries are showing tepid growth, and experts expect sales to plunge as much as 3% as fierce competition among manufacturers continues to pressure pricing. More devices are using built-in rechargeable battery systems — another trend hurting primary battery sales.


May 31, 2011

An unprecedented 100-plus vendors presented the latest in healthcare technology earlier this year at the Consumer Electronic Association's show in January.

March 4, 2011

The drug store channel isn’t maximizing its potential in the consumer electronics category.

March 4, 2011

The core drug store shopper is a likely consumer of cell phone and computer accessories, according to research from the Consumer Electronics Association.