July 5, 2017

The products in the collection are made with extra virgin coconut and shea oils, as well as creamy coconut milk and acacia senegal.

July 5, 2017

Dan Mack examines what differentiates newer, smaller companies from larger, more established ones, and how these differentiators facilitate innovation and dollar growth among these upstarts. 

July 5, 2017

Adult bath products, including Epsom salt soaks and aromatherapy, that offer a Zen-like experience are bubbling to the surface in mass stores and helping to perk up sales.

July 5, 2017

Feminine hygiene products, once relegated to back aisles near diapers, are hidden no longer. In fact, the entire category is being treated more like a beauty business than a commodity. Once again, millennial shoppers are driving the change.

July 5, 2017
Walmart also is testing a self-service kiosk for pickup of groceries ordered online, with the installation of a 20-ft.-by-80-ft. kiosk, or small building, in the parking lot of its supercenter in Warr Acres, Oklahoma.
 
July 5, 2017

New parents undergo lasting changes in terms of what they look for from their personal care products once they have children, according to new insights from pregnancy and parenting resource BabyCenter’s “2017 Skincare and Bathtime Study,” which was shared exclusively with Drug Store News.

July 5, 2017

Rite Aid emerges from the Walgreens Boots Alliance transaction as a much leaner, multi-regional chain with a much smaller debt load.

July 5, 2017

In the time that PDC Brands was owned by Yellow Wood Partners, the company saw revenues quadruple and a more than fivefold increase in EBITDA. 

July 3, 2017

This year's McKesson ideaShare features more than 900 first-time attendees. DSN caught up with first-time attendees Jan Scott, owner of Nicholls Pharmacy in Nicholls, Ga., and Yunus Wasel of Greater Care Pharmacy in Warren, Mich., to ask why they decided to attend McKesson ideaShare this year and what they expect to get out of the meeting.

July 3, 2017

For more than 30 years, McKesson ideaShare has focused on giving independent pharmacists and owners the knowledge, tools and resources they need to improve their pharmacy’s performance. This year’s conference comes with a warning label.

July 3, 2017

Visiting New Orleans wasn’t the biggest driver of attendance for those registered for McKesson ideaShare 2017 — McKesson knows because it asked. In an effort to better align this year’s program and educational offerings with what its customers’ need, McKesson asked those planning to attend the conference about the biggest draws.

July 3, 2017

Many features of the myHealthMart online portal that have been helping Health Mart pharmacists and owners better manage their pharmacy business over the past year have been incorporated into a new mobile app that will be launched at the 2017 McKesson ideaShare meeting.

July 3, 2017

A new breed of drug-resistant head lice is driving a new wave of product solutions. DSN Senior Editor Michael Johnsen takes a deeper look at what retailers and suppliers are doing to combat "super bugs" in this special report.

June 30, 2017

McKesson has awarded its 2017 Pharmacy of the Year Award to second-generation pharmacist Nicole Winnen’s Mac Prescription Shop, a Health Mart pharmacy. Winnen was 24 years old when she purchased Mac Prescription Shop from her father and his partner in 2000, and since then, her focus has simultaneously been on providing vital services to the McMinnville, Ore., community and continuing to grow the business — two goals that have gone hand-in-hand.

June 30, 2017

Along with the new indication, the Food and Drug Administration DA approved a next-generation sequencing-based test to identify the RAS mutation status of a patient’s tumor, which Amgen said helps identify patients who would benefit from treatment with Vectibix. 

June 30, 2017

See photos from the two-day fly in to Capitol Hill conducted by National Association of Chain Drug Store board members, during which they met with lawmakers to share the role pharmacy plays in the nation’s healthcare system.

June 30, 2017

QS/1 is bringing its customers the Pharmacy Connect platform, which allows pharmacists to exchange patient information securely with healthcare providers and to communicate with patients, through a partnership with Updox.

June 30, 2017

AlixPartners estimates that retail collectively stands to lose $70.7 billion during the next 10 years if the proposed cuts in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (commonly referred to as food stamps) turn into reality, CNBC reported.

June 30, 2017

Under the agreement, Sandoz will develop and commercialize a generic of a major inhaled combination therapy delivered using a pressurized metered dose inhaler that Vectura Group is developing. 

June 30, 2017
Schnucks first teamed up with Instacart in February to bring delivery to customers in St. Louis, Mo., Rockford, Ill., and Evansville, Ind. 
June 30, 2017

See photos from the Health Innovation Summit, a one-day thought leadership event held last month in Providence, R.I., organized by CVS Health in partnership with Drug Store News and Mack Elevation. 

June 30, 2017

In his latest blog post, David Orgel looks at findings from the International Food Information Foundation’s latest Food and Health Survey to highlight what it says about shopping behavior among older Americans. 

June 29, 2017

In the wake of Walgreens’ and Rite Aid’s plan to scrap their merger for a new deal, DSN takes a look at five important takeaways from the blockbuster agreement. 

June 29, 2017

GlobalData Retail managing director Neil Saunders weighs in on the ‘pragmatic approach’ to a lengthy regulatory process that Walgreens and Rite Aid have undertaken by scrapping their proposed merger and creating a new deal.