September 7, 2016

Men's skin care company Biotherm Homme has premiered a new video campaign starring brand ambassador David Beckham. 

September 7, 2016

The keys to providing an omnichannel experience are being able to provide customers with consistency and a clear value, according to Procter & Gamble’s associate director of brand marketing for personal health care, Phil McWaters, at the Retail Health Summit in June.

September 7, 2016

The use of homeopathic medicines as part of a self-care solution to treat such ailments as the common cold or back pain is becoming more commonplace through conventional channels, with sales generating $392.9 million, up 3.3%, as compared to $58.1 million on 0.9% growth in natural channels for the 52 weeks ended July 10.

September 7, 2016

Despite the instant satisfaction of texts or social media messages, consumers are still demanding paper greeting cards, and they are craving more unique and luxurious cards than ever before. According to the Greeting Card Association, cards featuring special techniques, intricate designs and new technologies are at the top of consumers’ wish lists.

September 7, 2016

“The data says the consumer engages in store at a rate of 73%. They’re engaging and thinking and processing information right there at the shelf,” said Mack Elevation Forum founder and managing director Dan Mack, setting the table for a panel discussion among leading consumer health executives at the Retail Health Summit.

September 7, 2016

Mitch Joel, president of Mirum — a global digital marketing agency — best-selling author and digital marketing expert, will speak at The Conference: CRN’s Annual Symposium for the Dietary Supplement Industry.

September 7, 2016

Since 2006, Project Health has delivered more than $112 million worth of free health care services to nearly 872,000 people, many of whom are uninsured or underinsured.

September 7, 2016

With more than 37% of Americans diagnosed as prediabetic, the current market for diabetes management and monitoring is really just the tip of the iceberg. According to Medline chief marketing officer Stu Schneider, it’s time for retailers and consumer health companies to start looking at the current diabetes care market like an iceberg.

September 7, 2016

The company is encouraging people to share their stories about experiences with cancer — either their personal experience or that of someone they know — using the hashtag #CancerTaughtMe. 

September 7, 2016

Retailers take note: As health-and-wellness consumers, Americans need you now more than ever. That was the message from health economist and futurist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn at a seminar on retail health care, the aging population and new trends impacting health delivery.

September 7, 2016

Is there a place for genetic testing in the retail pharmacy setting? Absolutely, said John Ward, VP international and retail marketing for 23andMe.

September 7, 2016

One disconnect Bausch + Lomb’s John Ferris sees in the conversation about health care is the relative lack of attention paid to eye health as more than half of baby boomers don’t get regular eye exams.

September 7, 2016

Given the fragmented, piecemeal way the health system has evolved and the urgent challenges posed by skyrocketing costs, inconsistent care standards and wide gaps in the gathering and sharing of vital patient data, it’s no wonder that the health industry is ripe for innovation, Katya Hancock told participants at the Retail Health Summit.

September 7, 2016

As the company behind Purell hand sanitizer, Gojo’s “big, hairy, audacious goal,” as described by the company’s VP hygiene sciences and public health advancements Jim Arbogast, is to “bring well-being to 1 billion people every day.”

September 7, 2016

Lovepop Cards, a Harvard-based greeting card start-up that landed a $300,000 investment from investor Kevin O’Leary on ABC’s “Shark Tank” TV show in December, start as a sketch on paper that is translated to a modeling software, in which each shape is drawn, then transferred to a software that routs a laser-cutter to cut out each piece.

September 7, 2016

Hallmark is bringing music from some of the most popular country artists — including Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert and Luke Bryan — into the greeting card aisle with CMA Sounds Cards.

September 7, 2016

Dave Wendland, VP strategic relations and member of the owners group at HRG, will discuss the new item launch journey through the lens of HRG’s Concept through Commercialization methodology.

September 7, 2016

How can pharmacy retailers and their vendor partners help make health care more accountable, accessible and cost-effective? And what role can they play to help their customers to lead longer, healthier lives? Retail leaders, health stakeholders and other experts gathered to answer these questions — and more — during June's Retail Health Summit.

September 7, 2016

Candy and novelty maker Hilco has created fun new lollipop dippers designed to appeal to kids of all ages.

September 7, 2016

Hyland’s launched a new homeopathic energy booster called Good Morning that targets consumers looking for a natural revitalization solution, following a night of tossing and turning in bed.

September 7, 2016

The main focus for Johnson & Johnson’s health and wellness solutions president Len Greer is getting patients motivated to improve overall health outcomes. Greer said Johnson & Johnson is undertaking efforts to apply behavioral science in such disease states as diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease to improve patient health.

September 7, 2016

As critics of the Affordable Care Act continue to grumble about how the law has adversely affected much of the nation’s healthcare system, consultant and Foundation for Health Smart Consumers fellow Mike Tarino said that giving people more control over how their healthcare dollars are spent could help quiet the critics and put what many see as a failing reform plan back on track.

September 7, 2016

Innovation has had a busy year, between its recently announced partnership with IMA North America and its Pharmacy Operations Symposium, held in April in concert with Binghamton University’s Watson Institute for Systems Excellence (WISE), as it expands its solutions to help increase pharmacy efficiency, accuracy and inventory management.

September 7, 2016

Bayer Consumer’s Dr Scholl’s, which generated $291.9 million in sales for the 52 weeks ended June 4, according to Nielsen data as provided by Implus, still dominates the foot care category, while store brands gained 7.4% in that time frame to $65.6 million, and Implus gained 47.5% with the Airplus brand to $40.7 million.