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.

December 13, 2017

With big retailers and brands cornering the market, pharmacy retailers look for a slice of the burgeoning wearables market.

December 13, 2017

Walgreens allows members of the company’s Balance Rewards program to connect through 40 different devices and 27 apps.

December 12, 2017

DSN bestows 2017 Pharmacy Innovator Award to Dennis Wiesner.

December 12, 2017

In the latest episode of "The Profit," business fixer Marcus Lemonis consults with The Emerson Group on a new skin care brand from "Parenthood" star Monica Potter.

December 8, 2017

Last year the flu season didn't officially start until closer to Christmas, or three weeks after the official start of the flu season this year.

December 8, 2017

Rite Aid is offering three types of flu vaccines: a quadrivalent flu vaccine which offers protection against four strains of the flu; the standard trivalent vaccine; and FLUAD, a trivalent vaccine.

December 4, 2017

Line extensions aren’t an art or a science. They're both. There’s no magic formula, but there are key factors for success.

November 27, 2017

A "human" OTC brand listens to its consumers. It doesn’t try to sell something at every engagement.

November 21, 2017

7-Eleven stores will begin selling Simply Me Beauty cosmetics for eyes, lips and face. 

November 17, 2017

DewGibbons and Partners’ Sara Jones and Nick Vaus argue that packaging design is more than just a visual means to engage the consumer with the brand proposition — it can deliver a richer brand engagement experience, for better or for worse.

November 17, 2017

As many as 50 million consumers have access to either a flexible spending account or health savings account.

November 17, 2017

That jolt of energized weight loss from SlimFast will be available in two new flavors, caramel latte and mocha cappuccino, in addition to the mainstay rich chocolate-and-vanilla flavor options.

November 15, 2017

The recent discovery of the endocannabinoid system, from 1990 to 1993, within the body and the research of hemp/cannabis on it, as well as the legal clarity and risk mitigation, are racing us to a category market explosion. 

November 15, 2017

With offerings that include well-known brands, and formulas for private label and contract manufacturing service, Natureplex is aiming to deliver for consumers where it matters — quality, quantity and price.

November 15, 2017

Although providing immunizations is still a relatively new service line for the pharmacy, it is one that has grown rapidly in just a few short years — influenza vaccinations administered at pharmacies increased by more than 500% over a six-year time period. Yet, overall adult immunization rates in the United States remained relatively stagnant.

November 14, 2017

Smart Meter gained 510(k) approval for its iGlucose blood glucose meter in May and is just starting to bring the product to market.

November 13, 2017

Packaging is the distillation of the brand’s identity and purpose, so it’s essential to understand the regulatory constraints very early on in the brand design process.

November 13, 2017

Hyland’s new products — Rest, Calm and Awaken — are designed to help combat sleeplessness and stress, as well as offer an energy boost.

November 13, 2017

The overall OTC segment is growing at a modest low to single-digit rate, but observers say that certain segments of the category are not only driving sales, but also store traffic.

November 9, 2017

Drug Store News caught up with Nutrisystem executive vice president of operations and retail to discuss how the company’s food plans help patients with diabetes manage their conditions and help consumers lose weight. 

November 9, 2017

The new Nice! line, with 1,000 SKUs across 25 categories, has been organized into three tiers: Everyday, Premium and Organic.

November 8, 2017

The goal of each scent is to offer consumers a nostalgic sensory experience. 

November 7, 2017

In addition to solving the supply chain needs of its consumers, Walgreens also is making significant upgrades to the supply chain, feeding its more than 7,500 stores.