March 11, 2015

Amazon on Wednesday created a virtual destination center for new product innovation. 

March 10, 2015

"As my son and I visited colleges over the past year, it occurred to me that the process he was going through was not dissimilar to how consumers may approach the selection of their preferred pharmacy setting," writes Hamacher Resource Group VP Dave Wendland in his latest blog entry. 

March 10, 2015

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy on Tuesday announced a headquarter move closer to Capitol Hill. 

March 10, 2015

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association Educational Foundation on Tuesday launched KnowYourOTCs.org, a new go-to source for consumers seeking information on the safe use, storage and disposal of over-the-counter medicines.

March 4, 2015

Immunity boosters and hand sanitizer are on most shopping lists as consumers prepare their families for the inevitable sniffles, sneezes and coughs associated with the cold and flu season.

March 4, 2015

Barb Larson has seen myriad changes in her role as division merchandise manager at Walgreens. But what she’s most proud of today is how Walgreens has become more connected to shoppers than ever.

February 26, 2015

"Why do you think the TV show 'Shark Tank' is so popular? You would think that a show about a bunch of finely dressed business people assessing new business ventures is more fodder for boardrooms than family living rooms. So what’s the hook and what can we all learn from this happening?" writes Dan Mack in his latest blog post. 

 

February 25, 2015

Drug Store News is seeking an Audience Development Manager

February 19, 2015

Rite Aid turns to its customer base for health-and-wellness product ideas. 

February 19, 2015

Surescripts on Thursday released a step-by-step video guide targeting both small providers and health systems to enable adoption of electronic prescribing of controlled substances.

February 18, 2015

Flonase Allergy Relief partnered with The Weather Channel to provide allergy tools and resources. 

 

February 17, 2015

Fitbit, one of the market leaders in the fast-growing connected health and fitness category, on Tuesday announced the launch of a fun and motivating Fitbit Celebrity Challenges series.

February 17, 2015

Rite Aid on Monday launched an exclusive skin-care line called Receutics Active Skin Repair across 200 stores in New Jersey and the Seattle-area, as well as online at Receutics.com.

 

February 11, 2015

Carma Laboratories on Wednesday announced that its new Carmex Cold Sore Treatment has been named the 2015 “Product of the Year” winner in the Specialty Skin Treatment category by Product of the Year USA.

February 5, 2015

On the one-year anniversary of its decision to stop tobacco sales, CVS Health released new data showing that its messages about the importance of quitting smoking for good is resonating.

February 2, 2015

With Super Bowl Sunday now behind us — arguably, the biggest night of the year for TV advertising — DSN thought we'd get in the "wayback machine" and take a look at our favorite CPG commercials of all time. Except after Sunday night, we had to add one new entry to the list.

January 30, 2015

BSI Products on Thursday introduced Fun Wraps — elastic bandage wraps that have stylish patterns for kids and offer the support needed to help a child heal from a typical sports injury. 

January 30, 2015

International B2B beauty trade show Cosmoprof North America has announced that its exclusive Discover Beauty program will return for its ninth consecutive year.

January 30, 2015

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology released a draft roadmap toward the safe and secure exchange and use of electronic health information.

 

January 30, 2015

The Network of Executive Women has launched a new movement for women's leadership and workplace change via a campaign dubbed “It’s Time,” which calls on industry leaders to advance more women leaders in the retail and consumer goods and services industry, and to create a workplace that is more collaborative, flexible and inclusive.

January 29, 2015

In December, DSN hosted its 14th annual Diabetes Roundtable, this time expanding the discussion to include other chronic conditions and community pharmacy’s role in driving prevention and improved health outcomes for patients.

January 29, 2015

Skin care brand Murad has announced the debut of its new Youth Builder Bodycare, a family of transformative body treatments that address the most prevalent body-aging concerns, including uneven skin tone and texture, loss of elasticity and firmness and dehydration.

January 29, 2015

A pair of veteran retailers were among the most popular store sites on Facebook during the 2014 holiday season. Sears was the most popular U.S. department store, while Walmart.com was the most popular mass merchant store site, according to a study by Searchmetrics.

January 27, 2015

The Global Market Development Center last week named Dewayne Rabon, group VP center store for Bi-Lo Holdings, as the new chairman of the board.