March 6, 2017

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of the specialty market, in this multi-page report.

March 6, 2017

Sales of all OTC medicines and natural supplements broke records in 2016, reaching $45.8 billion for the 52 weeks ended Dec. 25, 2016, according to IRI. That’s an additional $1.8 billion in sales volume compared with a year ago.

March 6, 2017

Specialty and biotech medicines aimed at treating cancer, multiple sclerosis and rare diseases will dominate much of drug development in 2017 and beyond, one of the nation’s top specialty pharmacy providers concluded.

March 6, 2017

Sales of durable medical equipment and the kind of home health products that help transition patient care from hospital settings to the home in the retail setting have only one direction to go. And that’s up.

March 6, 2017

Genoa won the silver award for Innovation in Health Care Delivery from the magazine at the March 2 award ceremony held at the Bell Harbor Conference Center. 

March 6, 2017

Among the 22 novel new drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2016, about half were considered specialty drugs.

March 6, 2017

In Mark Chodnowsky's  new role at Kline, he will be responsible for prospecting new clients and reinforcing current client relationships.

March 6, 2017

Maybe men have been the secret all along to pumping up front-end sales. Men used to be just about the “shave category,” but in today’s market, men buy much more than razors and blades.

March 6, 2017

70% of retail decision makers are ready to make changes to adopt the Internet of Things (IoT), according to the 2017 Retail Vision Study, from Zebra Technologies. 

March 6, 2017

Quri recently shared the results of its study examining the importance of continuous in-store merchandising execution data in helping health and beauty brands drive increased return on investment during awards season. 

March 6, 2017
Motley Fool is reporting on Bran Keys’ latest Customer Loyalty Engagement index, which found that Coors is the beer with the highest level of brand engagement among Americans. The engagement, as defined by Brand Keys’ president, Robert Passikoff, is a “measure of how well a brand meets expectations consumers hold for the path-to-purchase drivers in a given category.” Following Coors was Corona at No. 2, Samuel Adams and Yuengling tied for third place, Michelob at No. 4 and Budweiser ranked fifth. (Motley Fool)
 
March 6, 2017

Costco is returning a much-coveted own-brand golf ball, the Costco Kirland Signature Performance One, to the shelves following approval by the U.S. Golf Association as of March 1, according to a report published by MyGolfSpy. The new ball replaces a previous Kirkland Performance ball that absolutely shook up the golf  ball industry, Forbes reported Friday. Not only did those balls retail for just $15 per dozen, the balls performed well on the course, too. And when word got out to golf enthusiasts, Costco allegedly sold out. "With the excitement that this ball generated in its previous incarnation, it's almost a given that the demand will be similar when it does return," Forbes suggested. (Forbes)

 

March 6, 2017

Ritz Crisp and Thins are available in sea salt, cream cheese and onion, salt and vinegar and bacon.

March 6, 2017

Epinephrine prescriptions not written for the Mylan product increased to 28.9 share in February, according to athenaResearch.

March 6, 2017

Nyakio features a five-regimen collection — cleanse, exfoliate, restore, moisturize and treat — which all work together to provide anti-aging benefits, the company said. 

March 6, 2017

Consumers buying homeopathic remedies are looking for products that are safe and efficacious in their local retail pharmacies.

March 3, 2017

From facial hair grooming and skin care to hair color, DSN highlights what's trending in men's grooming with in-depth analysis of sales activity in the beauty aisles.

March 3, 2017

The devices are also sold in the Walgreens Boots UK stores as well as other leading retail pharmacy outlets worldwide.

March 3, 2017

Industry retailers and vendors gathered on Dec. 1, 2016, for the Front-End Roundtable, part of the 18th annual DSN Industry Issues Summit.

March 3, 2017

The collection adds to the company’s two-step gel manicure product line, which it launched last year, and is essie’s first collaboration with a bridal designer. 

March 3, 2017

Nasal spray is for adults who awaken at least two times per night to urinate due to a condition known as nocturnal polyuria.

March 3, 2017

The bill would establish a national age-18 requirement for the purchase of the medicines containing DXM. Over the past several years,12 states have addressed this issue by passing similar legislation.

March 3, 2017

A. Alan Turfe is J.M. Smith's new CEO and chairman of its board of directors, effective March 1, having been selected by the company’s board after a nationwide search.

March 3, 2017

Kim Nguyen completed her undergraduate studies from UCLA and is currently enrolled in Keck Graduate Institute School of Pharmacy to earn a Doctor of Pharmacology degree.