July 7, 2016

Taro Pharmaceuticals on Thursday announced that its CEO Kal Sundaram would be stepping down as CEO at the end of 2016. 

July 7, 2016

Walgreens will offer customers enrollment in the PMI Cohort Program at its stores, at Walgreens Healthcare Clinics, online through Walgreens.com and through the Walgreens mobile app.

July 7, 2016

Walmart Pay is one of the newest and most powerful additions to the Walmart app, which ranks among the top three retail apps in the Apple and Google app stores with more than 20 million active users.

July 6, 2016

CRN member companies will be required as a condition of membership to input all their product labels into the product registry by July 2017.

July 6, 2016

In addition to being able to pick up their prescription medications at the mobile pharmacy, customers can also receive recommended vaccines, such as Tdap, which protects against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, CVS Pharmacy noted.

July 6, 2016

Genexa is a certified B Corporation and donates a portion of profits to organizations focused on children's health through its Spread the Health initiative.

July 6, 2016

Eco Lips will donate 1% of branded sales to Pencils of Promise, with the goal of building a school within a select country.

July 6, 2016

Mylan’s fenofibrate tablets will be available in 40- and 120-mg dosage strengths. 

July 6, 2016

The percentage of lower income Americans with poor diets declined from 68% in 2003 and 2004 to 61% in 2011 and 2012.  For more affluent Americans, the rate declined from 50% to 36%. 

July 6, 2016

Engineers at The Ohio State University have invented a coating to help shampoo and other soaps pour out of plastic bottles more easily. (The New York Times)

July 6, 2016

Publix is joining Costco, Whole Foods and other retailers in providing grocery delivery service through a partnership with Instacart.

July 6, 2016

Seattle cosmestics company Julep, which has sold exclusively online since its inception, is going brick-and-mortar by launching its products at Ulta Beauty stores. (Seattle Times)

July 6, 2016

Sephora is adding a new false lash virtual try on to its Virtual Artist app, as well as a new way to teach beauty with step-by-step virtual tutorials using augmented reality technology.

July 6, 2016

Consumers have weaved digital into every aspect of their fitness regimens. They are constantly seeking new and novel ways to change their routines. In this special report, ECRM and healthy-living website HellaWella examine attitudes, perceptions and buying habits.

July 6, 2016

In this special report, Drug Store News examines sales trends in three key traffic-driving categories — personal, oral and sun care.

July 6, 2016

Since August 2014, the truth anti-smoking campaign has generated more than 445 million interactions.

July 6, 2016

Comparable front-end sales flat, but Walgreens in process of updating its beauty sector, with a rollout to more than 1,800 stores expected by the end of calendar 2016.

July 5, 2016
Last year, Benzer introduced its Dispose My Meds prescription drug take-back program in partnership with the National Community Pharmacists Association, but patients could not use it for controlled substances. 
July 5, 2016

Pamela O. Kimmet joins Cardinal Health from Coca-Cola Enterprises, where she was SVP human resources. 

July 5, 2016
As part of its ongoing “CIO’s First 100 Days” series, Forbes recently published an interview with Target CIO Mike McNamara. In the interview, McNamara, who joined Target about nine months ago, discuses the importance of touching base with customers and how the company creates ideal workspaces for its innovation team. (Forbes)
 
July 5, 2016

The Most Valuable Pharmacy award is given by the Independent Pharmacy Cooperative to recognize a pharmacy in the cooperative that is engaged and uses a vast array of its programs and contracts.

July 5, 2016

For the quarter, the company saw revenues of $723.6 million — a 1.6% rise over the same quarter last year that it attributes to overall market growth and the expansion of its franchised store network.

July 5, 2016

The people have spoken – and they like limits on debit card swipe fees the way they are.

July 5, 2016
Parents are opening their wallets for the upcoming academic year, but being selective in what, where and how they buy.