February 18, 2014

Now that most generics have declined in cost, plans will look for new ways to control health spend and ensure that generics are being used whenever possible.

February 18, 2014

From 2012 to 2017, global spending on medicines will increase from $205 billion to $235 billion, according to IMS Health. By 2017, 36% of the spend will be on generics, a number that is 9% more than the percentage in 2013.

February 18, 2014

Is the smell of money in the air for the fragrance market? Perhaps.

February 18, 2014

The federal agency in charge of Medicare is pushing for a major overhaul of its Medicare Part D drug benefit program for seniors.

February 18, 2014

Reckitt Benckiser this season extended its line of popular Mucinex Fast-Max to include a product for nighttime cold and flu relief in both liquid and tablet form.

February 18, 2014

Well-known fashion brand Perry Ellis shipped in August a new namesake fragrance for men — Perry Ellis.

February 18, 2014

To put it in Facebook terms, the pharmaceutical industry by and large has yet to friend American consumers.

February 18, 2014

Where is pharmacy automation headed, and how will it be put to use by pharmacists and the companies that employ them?

February 18, 2014

Prevention. That’s currently one of the predominant themes in cough-cold.

February 18, 2014

Another nighttime remedy that historically has performed well is Procter & Gamble’s combo pack of Vicks Nyquil and Vicks Dayquil.

February 18, 2014

Retailers were preparing for the imminent launch of Chattem’s Nasacort Allergy 24HR nasal spray (triamcinolone intranasal) last month, clearing out quite a bit of shelf space for the new allergy remedy.

February 18, 2014

Mintel projects the pet products category will grow an average of 3.8% over the next five years to nearly $13.7 billion by 2017.

February 18, 2014

TalkingRain has added two new flavors to its Sparkling ICE brand of zero-calorie beverages.

February 18, 2014

YouTube is transforming the beauty space.

February 18, 2014

Lighter-weight cat litters are gaining ground.

February 18, 2014

It may be about six months until the doors open for the 2014 National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo, but energy is already building, with more than 90% of the show-floor already sold out.

February 18, 2014

As many retailers continue to expand the presence of store brand products because of the high retailer margin percent these products offer, it is important to pause and consider what is the optimal balance of national brands and store brand that will drive overall business results for the retailer.

February 18, 2014

Wahl recently introduced No-Rinse waterless shampoo and doggie deodorant.

February 13, 2014

Pharmacy automation provider Kirby Lester on Thursday went live with its new online store.

February 13, 2014

Reckitt Benckiser has line extended its Mucinex franchise into the year-round allergy sector with Mucinex Allergy, Heather Allen, Reckitt Benckiser EVP category development, told analysts Wednesday.

February 7, 2014

Cough-cold suppliers are presently operating in a challenging environment, noted Matthew Mannelly, Prestige Brands CEO, president and director, during a conference call Thursday.

February 7, 2014

A new and possibly transformative technology for rapidly diagnosing and evaluating patients based on their specific genetic profile may soon begin appearing at retail pharmacies and clinics, giving pharmacists and clinicians another tool for advancing patient health outcomes and their own practice capabilities.

February 7, 2014

Selecting a doctor can be a frustrating process filled with too many unknowns, especially in today’s evolving landscape.

February 4, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday unveiled its first youth tobacco prevention program, “The Real Cost,” which will target at-risk youth ages 12 to 17 who are open to smoking or already experimenting with cigarettes.