October 11, 2016

At the convention, PrescribeWellness will unveil several new solutions for community pharmacists and their patients at a preview event, the company said. 

October 11, 2016

With an eye on merging the physical and virtual shopping experience, too many retailers still struggle with how to engage shoppers pre- and post-purchase.

October 11, 2016
Gothamist is reporting that New York City pharmacy Thompson Chemists has launched a unique promotion, with signs saying that male customers will be subject to a 7% “man tax.” The “man tax” is actually the owner’s way of protesting what many call the “pink tax” — the 7% more that products marketed to women in New York cost than those marketed to men, according to a New York City Department of Consumer Affairs — by offering a 7% discount to women, which more or less cuts out sales tax. "So far, the women are very, very happy," owner Jolie Alony told Gothamist. “Men haven't complained yet, they've just laughed.” (Gothamist)
 
October 11, 2016

An 11-year-old girl's invention -- teeth cleaning lollipops -- are rapidly expanding distribution across the country.

October 11, 2016

Online shaving company BladeButter is launching two new offerings that aim to further disrupt the personal care category.

October 11, 2016

Men are taking better care of themselves and buying more personal care products. Matthew McCarthy, senior director men’s personal care at Unilever, tells DSN how to meet these new needs.

October 11, 2016

Weis Markets' new chief information officer will oversee day-to-day information technology functions, working in support of marketing and merchandising, supply chain and in-store management retail applications.

October 10, 2016

Bartell Drugs is taking outreach to a new level with its plan to distribute “flu kits” and flu shot vouchers on the streets of Seattle.

October 10, 2016

CHPA has helped CADCA activate coalitions around National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month in October; recognize and reward those coalitions; and provide coalitions with StopMedicineAbuse.org.

October 10, 2016

Leading tissue brand Charmin is making it easier for shoppers to buy their paper products from responsibly managed sources.

October 10, 2016

The Dr. Reddy’s generic will be available in 25-, 50-, 100- and 200-mg dosage strengths in 30-count bottles.

October 10, 2016

The joint care supplement GOPO is now available nationally in major retailers including Walgreens, Meijer, Kroger, The Vitamin Shoppe and Amazon.com.

October 10, 2016

Monday at the EyeforPharma Patient Summit USA, medication management platform company Medisafe announced that it would be expanding its pharma offering to include four branded packages: 

October 10, 2016

Yet another holiday forecast brings more good cheer to retailers.

October 10, 2016

Next time consumers reach for a satisfying snack at the store, they will be able to choose a treat that fills their stomachs and their hearts.

October 10, 2016

Shoppers Drug Mart has agreed to provide auditory labelling free of charge at all of its locations in B.C., The Province reported Friday. According to the report, the new labels are encoded with RFID technology that can be read aloud using a device called a ScripTalk Reader, where a robotic voice lists off all the same information that a sighted customer might find on his or her written prescription label. “This is a victory for people with sight loss, and their efforts to live fully independent lives,” Diane Bergeron of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind told The Province. “But it is only the first step toward creating an inclusive system that incorporates the needs of persons with disabilities.” (The Province)

October 10, 2016

The Vaseline Healing Project is working to close the skin health treatment gap for Americans by providing dermatological care and training to those with limited access to quality care.

October 10, 2016

Retail employees of Walgreens and Kroger are among the winners of the National Retail Federation's fourth annual Dream BIG Scholarship for 2016.

October 10, 2016

Walmart beat five world records at last year’s single-day health screening event for the most blood pressure, glucose and vision screenings, the most immunizations administered and the most food samples offered.

October 7, 2016

WASHINGTON - The National Retail Federation announced earlier this week it expects sales in November and December, excluding autos, gas and restaurant sales, to increase a solid 3.6% to $655.8 billion — significantly higher than the 10-year average of 2.5% and above the seven-year average of 3.4% since recovery began in 2009.

Additionally, NRF is forecasting non-store sales to increase between 7% and 10% to as much as $117 billion.

October 7, 2016

What motivates people as pharmacy customers is a complex topic. Change Healthcare's Tabitha Burcham explains the many opportunities for engaging and creating loyal consumers while also improving medication adherence.

October 7, 2016

Bold flavored tortilla chip brand Buck Wild is expanding its snack product line with two new additions.

October 7, 2016

"This company, over time, is going to look like more of an ecommerce company," Walmart CEO Doug McMillon said Thursday at Walmart's annual investor day in Bentonville, Ark., according to a report in Business Insider. Walmart CEO Doug McMillon said Thursday at Walmart's annual investor day that stores will remain vital to Walmart's future, but the company will be cutting back on new store growth and will increase investments in ecommerce. (Business Insider)

October 7, 2016

Support from CVS Health is particularly important because Texas has the highest uninsured rate in the nation according to the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.