August 2, 2016

Private labels combined to be the fifth-largest “brand” in lip balm, according to IRI. Private-label volume has grown more than 25% over the past two years.

August 2, 2016

For the second year in a row, spending on medicines in 2015 grew by double-digits, increasing 12.2% on an invoice basis to $424.8 billion, according to the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics’ medicine report on spending for 2015.

August 2, 2016

The 2016 spring allergy season was expected to be the worst allergy season ever.

August 2, 2016

After capturing everyone's attention at Cosmoprof North America — and winning the Discover Beauty award — in 2015, Static Nails, a reusable artificial nail, is getting exposure in Sephora, Canada’s Murale and HSN. com.

August 2, 2016

What’s next for eyes? At least one company hopes it is a nonsurgical eyelift.

August 2, 2016

One solution for stalled mass market skin care sales has been enlarging natural product choices. In surveys, shoppers use terms including clean, vegan and organic as what they seek in food, and that’s translating into beauty, too.

August 2, 2016

With medication nonadherence estimated to cost the U.S. healthcare system anywhere between $100 billion and $300 billion dollars, pharmacy technology companies are looking to create tools that pharmacists can implement to help patients be more adherent.

August 2, 2016

As interest in telehealth options increases, so too does the diversification of the services offered through telehealth providers. Both patients and telehealth companies are looking at behavioral health as the next frontier in remote care.

August 2, 2016

The underlying economics of health care going forward will favor retail pharmacy in the coming decade, suggested Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, health economist for Think Health.

August 2, 2016

Lip color is the sexy part of the category — especially the onslaught of dark hues and glossy finishes dominating the market. But the real growth right now is in treatments.

August 2, 2016

Cardinal Health RBC 2016 had been a terrific show, but if we’re being completely honest here, the keynote speaker for the closing business session had me scratching my head a little. Did I really need to see that? It turns out, I really did.

August 2, 2016

PricewaterhouseCooper’s Health Research institute found that 60% of patients would be willing to use their mobile device for a physician visit. he increased interest in telehealth comes as Mordor Intelligence projects the industry will be worth more than $34 billion by 2020.

August 2, 2016

Wipe technology has made big waves in facial cleansers. Simple Wipes were a big part of that growth. Now Unilever’s Simple has upped its game.

July 29, 2016

Since a resurgence in the late 1990s, bedbugs persist as a problem across the United States. As these infestations continue to rise across North America, DSN talked to Gary Beutler, COO of KiltronX Enviro Systems, about the problem and the remedies required to combat it.

July 28, 2016

Walgreens will focus its omni-channel efforts bolstering its core online destination Walgreens.com.

July 6, 2016

Consumers have weaved digital into every aspect of their fitness regimens. They are constantly seeking new and novel ways to change their routines. In this special report, ECRM and healthy-living website HellaWella examine attitudes, perceptions and buying habits.

July 6, 2016

In this special report, Drug Store News examines sales trends in three key traffic-driving categories — personal, oral and sun care.

June 29, 2016

The ethnic category is perhaps now undergoing the most seismic changes it has experienced in the past 20 years. The opportunity to better serve multicultural consumers has retailers brimming with excitement, but perplexed at the same time.

June 29, 2016

As it continues to evolve, CVS Health’s MinuteClinic is taking the concept of walk-in health care to a new level.

June 29, 2016

Diva International’s DivaCup continues to build a loyal following. Based on success of the cup, Diva International has rolled out DivaWash, a naturally pH-balanced, fragrance-free vaginal cleanser.

June 29, 2016

Ansell, in the “spirit of growing a positive culture,” has over the past seven years developed a value system that is the basis for recruiting, motivating and training talent.

June 29, 2016

Drug store retailers sense a shift in skin care. While for many years they enjoyed the glowing results of anti-aging, that segment has plateaued. Instead, they are looking to growth from cleansers and therapeutic offers.

June 29, 2016

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the ethnic and skin care categories, highlighting new products that are shaking up the beauty aisles.

June 29, 2016

Grappling with a new breed in the workforce can be a challenge, but Beiersdorf sees it as more of an opportunity to grow employees and the company alike.