April 27, 2017

CVS Health-Morning Consult survey finds three-quarters of respondents believe the problem of prescription drug abuse is tied to people who take medication prescribed for someone else.  

April 27, 2017

BioMarin Pharmaceuticals’ Brineura slows loss of walking ability (ambulation) in symptomatic pediatric patients 3 years of age and older with late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 (CLN2), also known as tripeptidyl peptidase-1 (TPP1) deficiency.

April 27, 2017

Holding company Ecoark on Thursday announced the addition of two members to its board of directors. 

April 27, 2017

Ezetimibe and simvastatin tablets are a prescription medicine that contains two cholesterol-lowering medicines, ezetimibe and simvastatin, which are used along with diet to lower the level of “bad” cholesterol; increase the level of “good” cholesterol; and lower the level of fat in blood. 

April 27, 2017

For the quarter, Jean Coutu same-store sales were up 4%, with a 3.7% increase in pharmacy sales and a 4.4% lift in front-end sales.

April 27, 2017

Both exercise and vitamin D have long been implicated in reducing heart disease risks, but in a new study researchers investigated these two health factors and their joint role in heart health.

April 27, 2017

Purdue Pharma's new OTC head led the U.S. digestive health franchise for Pfizer, which included the Nexium 24HR switch from prescription to over-the-counter status.

April 27, 2017

Qualanex will be launching the first phase of its technology, Qosk Decision Support System, in May.

April 27, 2017

Hy-Vee is looking to unveil a new small-format store — tentatively called Hy-Vee Fast & Fresh — aimed at shoppers picking up groceries or making quick trips, according to a report in the Des Moines Register. The report notes that the store would be between 12,000 and 16,000 sq. ft. — smaller than the typical 90,000-sq.ft. store — and include fuel pumps and groceries, though much is still being worked out. (Des Moines Register)

April 27, 2017

Momentum for associates to have mobile devices is so strong that within three years, 89% of retailers will give their associates access to mobile solutions, according to “The Mobile World of Retail,” a report from Boston Retail Partners. 

April 27, 2017

The new slogan and digital launch campaign are aimed at capturing the edgy, diverse and self-expressive attitude of Rimmel London fans, the brand said.

April 27, 2017

The Cabanas at the Phoencian were busy on Monday with Strategic Exchange Appointments during the 2017 NACDS Annual Meeting.

April 27, 2017

To close out NACDS Annual 2017, attendees gathered Tuesday night for a reception before dinner, followed by entertainment from Idina Menzel. 

April 27, 2017

The drug, manufactured by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, is the first FDA-approved treatment for a liver cancer in almost a decade.

April 27, 2017

The drug is intended to lower cholesterol in the blood.

April 27, 2017

"Wonder Woman" is in natural alignment with the female lifestyle brand ThinkThin, which offers a range of high protein nutrition bars, the company stated.

April 27, 2017

Walgreens, as part of the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, raised more than $20 million in the U.S. in 2016.

April 26, 2017

The Ensure Immunonutrition Shake is designed to be drunk in the week before and after surgery to provide such nutrients as arginine and omega-3 fatty acids EP and DHA, and Ensure Pre-Surgery Clear Nutrition Drink allows patients to consume a carbohydrate drink for up to two hours before surgery.

April 26, 2017
This marks the fourth quarter in a row Albertsons has earned the top spot in the large pharmacy chain category, and OutcomesMTM named Albertsons the 2016 Top Large Pharmacy Chain last year.
April 26, 2017

In this newly created role, White will lead the own brands team, including the culinary kitchen and technical center. 

April 26, 2017

The brand introduced its Curve Black fragrance and named social media star and filmmaker Mark Dohner as its latest brand ambassador.

April 26, 2017

The companies said the partnership is aimed at helping brands better understand the health-and-wellness space, build a targeted consumer-focused strategy, accelerate new product development and improve sales planning with retail partners.

April 26, 2017

With Kmart's new initiative, the cost for patients of epinephrine auto-injectors could be as low as $0 for some commercially insured patients, and $199.99 per two-pack for patients paying in cash.

April 26, 2017

According to IRI, by 2022, about 18% of sales in the non-food sector are expected to be done through e-commerce.