May 7, 2015

Clinical research organization Biorasi has tapped Doug Klinger, president of Health & Wellness Solutions for Sears Holdings, to serve on its advisory board.

May 7, 2015

Branding Brand's Mobile Commerce Index showing sharp uptick in use of mobile phones to buy merchandise. 

May 7, 2015

“You’re going to need a bigger boat,” Steve Anderson, president and CEO of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, told attendees of the NACDS Annual Meeting Business Program Sunday morning.

May 7, 2015

Shoppers think it's cool to get digital help finding relevant products and information as well as navigating the store, according to a study by RichRelevance. But they are creeped out by digital capabilities that identify, track and use location and demographics

May 7, 2015

Walgreens is responding to a high number of whooping cough cases in Washington with vaccine offer. 

May 7, 2015

Whole Foods Market on Wednesday announced plans to debut a new store format targeted at millenials. The company said the stores are expected to begin opening next year, and the expansion will be “fairly rapid.”

 

May 7, 2015

Drug Store News and the Mack Elevation Forum have partnered to create a new, multitiered industry leadership platform that will assemble an intimate group of CPG brands that emotionally connect with today’s changing consumer. The New General Market Leadership Forum will bring together leading companies that have demonstrated commitment to building a strong community and thought leadership with a diverse consumer base.

May 6, 2015

The Arthritis Foundation on Monday realigned its strategic focus to better aligned with consumer advocacy. 

May 6, 2015

The state-level advocacy work of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores and its partners was recognized in an article in CEO Update, a widely read association and nonprofit publication.

May 6, 2015

The Consumer Pain Advocacy Task Force recently requested the Department of Health and Human Services to begin the budget process for its National Pain Strategy to speed implementation. 

May 6, 2015

CVS Health officially announced that it will rebuild its CVS/pharmacy Baltimore locations that sustained heavy fire damage during protests last week.

May 6, 2015

HealthPrize Technologies and MeadWestvaco announced plans to collaborate to provide a program to pharmaceutical companies, pharmacy chains and the patients they serve.

May 6, 2015

Dave Wendland, VP and member of the owners group at Hamacher Resource Group, will present, “Understanding Independent Pharmacy Shoppers,” at the upcoming QS/1 Customer Conference.

May 6, 2015

NACDS emphasized the need for a comprehensive solution that combats prescription drug abuse while preserving legitimate patient access to medications.

May 6, 2015

NBTY on Tuesday named a product development specialist to chief scientific officer. 

May 6, 2015

The National Community Pharmacists Association has expressed its endorsement of The Ensuring Seniors Access to Local Pharmacies Act, S. 1190.

May 6, 2015

Triumph Pharmaceuticals will introduce a single-bottle, dual-pour system for its SmartMouth bad-breath solution. 

May 6, 2015

Perrigo Animal Health introduces CosequinDS national brand equivalent in Walmart. 

May 6, 2015

Global beauty sales, already a nearly $400 billion market, is on the verge of explosive growth from emerging markets, but will see an industry in flux as consolidation and technology disrupt channels of distribution

May 6, 2015

Rite Aid on Wednesday announced a joint venture with clinic partner MultiCare Health System. 

May 6, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart helped fuel Loblaw’s first quarter as the company continues to implement best-of-breed practices across its network.

May 6, 2015

Television personality and entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel announced plans to expand her popular Skinnygirl brand by introducing a new line of salad dressings.

May 6, 2015

Grocery shoppers have a resounding message for grocery retailers who have been enticing them with fuel rewards for over a decade: Fuel rewards alone aren’t winning their loyalty. 

May 6, 2015

Two-in-five Americans are getting only four hours of restful sleep every night, a Sleep Number study finds.