December 6, 2016

As consumer dietary habits have shifted in recent years, confectionary companies have had a tougher task of finding ways to drive growth in the candy aisles.

December 6, 2016

M&M’s Caramel Chocolate Candies, which debuts April 2017, will be the brand's biggest launch in its history.

December 6, 2016

Owen Mumford is giving the packaging for its Unifine Pentips and Unifine Pentips Plus product lines a refresh. The new packaging features a clean, modern design aesthetic that includes bold pops of color implemented to highlight each product’s unique device specifications.

December 6, 2016

PerceptiMed has developed ScripClip, a will-call solution that matches a drug’s NDC number to a proprietary RF tag that’s scanned into a pharmacy’s management system.

December 6, 2016

More Americans are inclined to believe that ghosts (47%) and aliens (43%) are real than there are Americans who acknowledge that a cough is a harbinger of a cold or flu, according to a Robitussin poll.

December 6, 2016

The “Outlook for Global Medicines Through 2021: Balancing Cost and Value” report projects that total global spending will be close to $1.5 trillion on an invoice price basis through 2021.

December 6, 2016

Grocery retailer now organized into Wholesale and Retail business segments. 

December 6, 2016

DSN has named Thrifty White Pharmacy its 2016 Pharmacy Innovator award winner. DSN publisher Eric Savitch and editor in chief/associate publisher Rob Eder presented the award to Thrifty White president and CEO Bob Narveson, COO Tim Weippert and key members of the company’s pharmacy leadership team at an exclusive reception at Minneapolis’ Butcher and the Boar restaurant.

December 6, 2016

The bottom line behind President-elect Donald Trump’s proposals: The cost burden of the $3 trillion industry will shift away from the federal government and toward private enterprise, state government and consumers.

December 6, 2016

Drug Store News last week wrapped its 18th Industry Issues Summit. What began almost two decades ago as a closed-door discussion between a handful of retail merchandising executives and a few vendors in a small hotel meeting room has since evolved to become one of the signature thought leadership and networking events on the industry calendar.

December 6, 2016

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens and Aurora Health Care on Tuesday announced that Aurora Health Care will own and operate, and provide all clinical services at, eight retail health clinics to be located within Walgreens stores across eastern Wisconsin.

December 5, 2016

The future of sales is both on us today and will continue to evolve at warp speed, writes Dan Mack in his new column. Hyper-competition is squeezing flexibility and demanding a new sales approach. And tomorrow’s sales leaders must possess the holistic business skills of a general manager.

December 5, 2016

Study reveals that patients who received such outreach are 9% more likely to refill medications within 48 hours.

December 5, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the drug as a treatment to reduce risk of cardiovascular death in patients with Type 2 diabetes. 

December 5, 2016

Boulder Canyon Authentic Foods is introducing three new gluten-free snack crisps made with an array of better-for-you ingredients.

December 5, 2016

Schloss is an experienced and accomplished executive with two decades of experience in federal government affairs, most recently at Mylan helping direct their Congressional outreach efforts.

December 5, 2016

Retailer survey reveals two of every three employed Americans would still go to work if experiencing flu-like symptoms.

December 5, 2016

Identigene fields an in-home DNA paternity test collection kit sold through retail outlets nationwide.

December 5, 2016
The drug had $119 million in sales for the 12 months ended October 2016, according to QuintilesIMS data.
December 5, 2016
The Food and Drug Administration’s director of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Dr. Janet Woodcock, said that the agency would conduct a national search to fill the vacancy left by retiring Office of New Drugs director Dr. John Jenkins, and that in the interim, she would be acting director of the OND.
December 5, 2016

Rite Aid's Vaccine Central, an assessment tool where visitors can complete a personal immunization evaluation, is an additional resource for people to further review immunization recommendations.

December 5, 2016

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the final NDAA Dec. 2– as negotiated between the House and Senate. Senate passed the action a week later on Dec. 8.

December 5, 2016

A brand’s success today depends on a deep understanding of the e-commerce and omnichannel universe, Clavis Insight noted.

December 5, 2016

In an effort to contain costs and both improve and expand care, pharmacists will more and more play an integral role in healthcare, as illustrated by these five key trends identified by McKesson analysts.