October 12, 2016

Rosalind Brewer, Sam's Club CEO, first joined Walmart in 2006 as regional VP, overseeing operations in Georgia. She later became division president of the Southeast, and then president of Walmart East.

October 12, 2016

Since 2004, when OTC PPIs became available, consumer visits to primary care physicians have remained virtually flat even in the face of risk factors like rising obesity rates and an aging population.

October 12, 2016
The drug had $133 million in U.S. sales for the 12 months ended July 2016, according to IMS Health. 
 
October 12, 2016

Both Walmart and CVS Health recently announced concerted investments in curbside pickup services that attract new customers, engender loyalty and scale supply chain efficiencies.

October 12, 2016

Governments should tax sugary drinks to fight the global epidemics of obesity and diabetes, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday.

October 11, 2016

Watch out, 7-Eleven and other c-store retailers. Amazon is thinking about entering your turf.

October 11, 2016

Sometimes, the avenue for growth in shave isn’t just with razors, blades and cartridges. Dennis Fisher, founder and CEO of Bee Bald, tells DSN why merchants should consider unique product areas.

October 11, 2016

Facing the facts, men’s shave sales are down because more men are opting for facial hair. But Jennifer Delaney, marketing director at Beiersdorf’s NIVEA, shared ideas to get the business back on track with DSN.

October 11, 2016

Popular hair care brand Biolage has expanded into the natural beauty category by introducing new products that contain farm-to-table ingredients. 

October 11, 2016

Diplomat Pharmacy on Tuesday announced that it is celebrating specialty pharmacists during American Pharmacists Month with a campaign aimed at exploring the role of pharmacists working in specialty. 

October 11, 2016

Michael Law, senior director, customer strategy and planning at Edgewell Personal Care, tells DSN how retailers can compete with the growth of online shave clubs.

October 11, 2016

The company said it has invested $215 million this year to remodel stores, lower prices, hire hundreds of new associates and give back to local communities.

October 11, 2016

How can brick and mortar compete with online shave clubs? Ron Boger, president and COO of IdeaVillage, shared the importance of dual merchandising locations with DSN.

October 11, 2016

Vitamin D supplementation from sources other than MVMM increased from 5.1% to 19% and use of fish oil supplements increased from 1.3% to 12% over the study period.

October 11, 2016

Amplify Snack Brands is targeting heat-loving consumers with what it calls the world's hottest chip. 

October 11, 2016

Krusteaz is setting itself apart from competitors in the baking aisle by introducing a new package design that aims to better connect emotionally with consumers.

October 11, 2016

MOM’s Organic Market started as a produce delivery company based out of the founder’s mother’s garage and has grown into a 16-store grocery chain.  

October 11, 2016

Significant global market research has shown that the new Rescue Plus brand will attract new consumers to the category, Nelsons noted.

October 11, 2016

There have been dramatic changes in the shaving category. DSN talked with Ray Larney, VP, U.S. retail sales of Philips Consumer Lifestyle, to see how the company is focusing its approach for the new marketplace.

October 11, 2016

At the convention, PrescribeWellness will unveil several new solutions for community pharmacists and their patients at a preview event, the company said. 

October 11, 2016

With an eye on merging the physical and virtual shopping experience, too many retailers still struggle with how to engage shoppers pre- and post-purchase.

October 11, 2016
Gothamist is reporting that New York City pharmacy Thompson Chemists has launched a unique promotion, with signs saying that male customers will be subject to a 7% “man tax.” The “man tax” is actually the owner’s way of protesting what many call the “pink tax” — the 7% more that products marketed to women in New York cost than those marketed to men, according to a New York City Department of Consumer Affairs — by offering a 7% discount to women, which more or less cuts out sales tax. "So far, the women are very, very happy," owner Jolie Alony told Gothamist. “Men haven't complained yet, they've just laughed.” (Gothamist)
 
October 11, 2016

An 11-year-old girl's invention -- teeth cleaning lollipops -- are rapidly expanding distribution across the country.

October 11, 2016

Online shaving company BladeButter is launching two new offerings that aim to further disrupt the personal care category.