May 29, 2014

For chronic pain sufferers, there is a real problem with the abuse of painkillers in the United States. While the number of patients who have a legitimate need for prescription painkillers — 100 million plus — is vastly more than the number of people addicted to painkillers — 11 million — there is a stigma attached to the prescribing, dispensing and utilization of pain medicines.

May 17, 2013

With a little more than three months to go before the start of the first NACDS Total Store Expo show, which replaces its Marketplace, Pharmacy and Technology, and Supply Chain conferences, DSNTV caught up with the NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson to talk about the biggest challenges facing the industry as the association celebrates its 80th anniversary.

July 1, 2015

DSNTV recently met with CVS Health's store leadership team in New York City to walk through one of the company’s new stores and learn more about the big changes unfolding in the aisles.

June 23, 2015

Topganic, a New York-based provider of natural hair care products, was the winner of this year’s Drug Store News Best New Product award for its Brazil Nut Oil Intensive Hair Mask with Keratin.

June 22, 2015

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in the sleep category in this multi-page report, which includes a Q&A with Procter & Gamble's Dave Tomasi.

June 17, 2015

Half of consumers (50.5%) have used a sleep aid remedy in the past year, and of those, 84% opted for an OTC remedy, according to a survey conducted in May by Field Agent on behalf of Drug Store News.

June 15, 2015

Drug Store News and Mack Elevation Forum co-hosted The New General Market Forum in Chicago on May 27 with a mission to bring together leading companies that have demonstrated their commitment to building a strong community with a diverse consumer base.

June 15, 2015

In the past 12 months ended April 19, Zyrtec (McNeil Consumer Healthcare) continues to dominate the allergy category with total retail sales of $332 million.

June 15, 2015

DSN senior editor Antoinette Alexander examines in-depth sales activity in the skin care, at-home devices, fragrance, feminine care, oral care and sun care categories, including the latest trends, in this multi-page report.

June 15, 2015

Whether it is through marketing campaigns or product innovation, makers of feminine hygiene products are striving to empower females and ensure that their menstrual cycles never stand in the way of certain activities.

June 15, 2015

The pressures on mass market fragrances have yet to ease, and as industry players work to determine whether the current downturn is a long-term secular decline or the result of recent consumer behavior, manufacturers are not resting on their laurels.

June 15, 2015

Such chronic skin conditions as psoriasis and eczema have taken an anti-itch category known for its summertime seasonal sales spikes — because of such acute needs as poison ivy and bug bites — and have made it a year-round destination category.

June 15, 2015

Walmart, Costco and Rite Aid are three retailers driving significant traction in vitamin, mineral and supplement sales, TABS Group reported in May, helping to take share away from such online retailers as Amazon, which captures 36% of all online vitamin traffic, even as sales overall were up 3% to $11.8 billion.

June 15, 2015

Carun Pharmacy, the United Kingdom’s first cannabis pharmacy, officially opened its doors in May in Twickenham, London, offering consumers a range of health and beauty products that harness the healing powers of hemp.

June 15, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of technology, automation and generics, in this multi-page report.

June 15, 2015

The skin care device market is brimming with opportunities as usage remains low but interest is quickly growing. And now new research further supports that claim.

June 15, 2015

Cosmederm Bioscience’s TriCalm OTC itch-relief solution was recognized in May by the journal Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology,, which published a study finding that Cosmederm’s solution was superior to diphenhydramine 2% and hydrocortisone 1%.

June 15, 2015

Coty recently announced the launch of the Love2Love Bluebell + White Tea fragrance at mass and drug retailers.

June 15, 2015

Earlier this year, Procter & Gamble’s Crest unveiled its latest advancement in oral care with Crest Pro-Health [HD], a new two-step system formulated for deep cleaning and advanced whitening that promises to go beyond ordinary toothpaste.

June 15, 2015

Beauty mavens looking to pamper, purify and detoxify oily, acne-prone skin may find the answer in the Exuviance Purifying Clay Masque.

June 15, 2015

Move over serums, oils and clay are the hot skin care textures within beauty, according to global information company The NPD Group.

June 15, 2015

Late last year, Swedish beauty company Foreo announced its global expansion into the United States.

June 15, 2015

While online sales of allergy products may still be relatively low, thousands of consumers are making these purchases online — and many millions more are using the Web to learn about products and decide which brands to purchase.

June 15, 2015

Actor Hugh Jackman has taken on a new role — sun care innovator.