August 18, 2017

One of the category opportunities that Drug Store News has seen emerge in the past year is fertility, with products that support the health and wellness of mom — before and during her pregnancy.

August 17, 2017

Hyland's Purchase with Purpose Special Offer is launching in time for Back to School season with #GiveBackGood campaign built primarily around social media.

August 16, 2017

"We expect MainPointe will introduce Nexafed 2.0 to the market in this the third quarter," Acura CEO told analysts.

August 14, 2017

The cold and allergy category represents 17.9% of all independent health, beauty and wellness sales.

August 14, 2017

The research on immunization rates at retail that was cited by Clinical Therapeutics was conducted by Avalere and the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.

August 11, 2017

Citing IRI data for the latest 13 weeks ended July 9 covering products sold through U.S. multi-outlets, Perrigo reported total store brand growth outpaced both national growth and overall category growth.

August 10, 2017

Pharmacists in all 235 Meijer stores will offer vaccinations and information about other avoidable conditions that commonly affect school children at on Aug. 12, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

August 8, 2017

Profits from the sale of the products will be split between Meijer and Spectrum Health, with Spectrum Health’s portion of the proceeds benefitting Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.

July 14, 2017

DSN contributing editor Ed Rowland takes a look at where OTC brand owners stand in the global market — from M&A to wholesalers pulling double duty globally as retailers and the potential impact of online companies. 

July 13, 2017

The company has introduced the Halls Kids Cough and Sore Throat pops, as well as the Halls Kids Vitamin C pops. 

July 6, 2017

Using microneedle patch technology, a recent clinical trial found that vaccination by microneedle patch was as safe and as effective as a standard flu shot.

July 5, 2017

Cross-merchandising adds another level of convenience for shoppers who may not be feeling their best, and facilitates easy add-on sales, the Hamacher Resource Group noted.

June 27, 2017

See highlights from New General Market Summit keynote presentations delivered by Sundial Brands CEO Rich Dennis, Method and Olly Nutrition co-founder Eric Ryan and Seventh Generation CEO John Replogle. 

June 16, 2017
The move makes Oregon the 14th state to pass a law banning dextromethorphan sales to patients younger than 18 years old, joining states across the country in recognizing that limiting teen access to DXM is a proven way to prevent abuse, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association said.
June 8, 2017

DSN editor in chief Rob Eder discusses the importance of purpose to the New General Market consumer, and how it unites the brands connecting most with their customers. 

June 6, 2017
ECRM said that the combination of the two companies would bring RangeMe’s technology to a larger customer pool and make an impact on how the CPG industry evolves.
May 31, 2017

The Women's Choice Award serves as a competitive differentiator in today's cluttered marketplace, the company's CEO stated.

May 31, 2017

The study found that vaccinated adults were 52%-79% less likely to die than unvaccinated flu-hospitalized patients.

May 11, 2017

On the fifth day of a cold, as many as 70% of the zinc lozenge patients had recovered from that cold as compared to 27% of the placebo patients.

May 9, 2017

Using Twitter, researchers could identify the week when the epidemic would reach its peak and the magnitude of that peak with an accuracy of 70% to 90% six weeks in advance of the event.

May 1, 2017

Lip Smacker kicks off a new annual tradition, polling consumers for the latest flavor profiles and anointing one consumer "Lip Smacker's First Official Tastemaker."

April 19, 2017

ILI incidence reached a high mark of 5.1% in the 2016/2017 season.

April 18, 2017

CDC found that flu vaccination reduced the risk of flu-associated death by nearly two-thirds (65%) among healthy children.

April 14, 2017

There is no question that one of the top nonprescription categories contributing to both sales and foot traffic right now is allergy. Sales of nasal sprays — the category that captures all of the latest nasal corticosteroid Rx-to-OTC switches — are up 10.2%.