May 10, 2016

Mass market health buyers seeking to sniff out the latest niche opportunity in the vitamins, minerals and supplements aisle may need to look no further than the tip of their nose.

May 10, 2016

Meda Consumer recently updated its website supporting Feosol, featuring an easy-to-navigate menu of information for consumers looking for answers.

May 10, 2016

There are ample opportunities for up-and-coming cosmetics lines to squeeze onto mass walls as the industry awaits the transition of several lines from Procter & Gamble to Coty.

May 10, 2016

Whether you call the category by its old-school moniker “wearables” or the relatively new catch phrase “therables,” one thing is for sure: This niche market targeting first-adopter tech geeks and fitness fanatics might not be “niche” for much longer.

May 10, 2016

Hibiclens, an antimicrobial cleanser recommended for use before surgery, is a perfect example of how pharmacists can help transition patients from hospital to home.

May 10, 2016

Hisamitsu America recently launched a new Salonpas Pain Relieving Patch.

May 10, 2016

As shoppers look for healthier alternatives to traditional soft drinks, the U.S. bottled water category is reaching new heights, according to Mintel. New data revealed that sales of bottled water increased 6.4% to more than $15 billion in 2015.

May 10, 2016

Jelly Belly brought its reputation for delicious flavors and high quality to the organic snack category with the launch of Organic Jelly Beans in 10 assorted fruit flavors and five sour flavors, as well as Organic Fruit Flavored Snacks. Organic Fruit Flavored Snacks now are available in bags with a mix of six fruit flavors.

May 10, 2016

Heading into this year's summer Olympics, KT Tape will provide products and support for athletes, coaches and trainers at premier events and competitions, including U.S. Olympic Team Trials.

May 10, 2016

After a hiccup in the iron supplement production chain last year, iron is looking solid for a resurgence in sales.

May 10, 2016

Niche products like external analgesics, both creams and patches, continue to represent significant incremental value to the overall pain-relieving category. According to the latest IRI figures, sales of external analgesics were up 8.6%.

May 10, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the sales activity in the aromatherapy, first aid, iron, external analgesics, wearables and sports tape categories, highlighting products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

May 10, 2016

Eyelashes and artificial nails are growing, and that isn’t wasted on PDC Brands, which last month scooped up the United Kingdom’s Original Additions.

May 10, 2016

More and more, retail pharmacy is playing a critical role in the transition of care from hospital to home, as outlined in a “Transitions in Care” special report published by Drug Store News last fall.

May 10, 2016

Piping Rock Health Products is taking advantage of what is fast becoming a piping hot aromatherapy line with a recently announced expansion that adds 15 new products.

May 10, 2016

NeuroMetrix is aiming its wearable pain relief device Quell at a customer it believes is underserved. “...There's this large population of Americans suffering from chronic disease, and current devices aren’t addressing what their needs are,” said SVP and general manager of consumer health Frank McGillin.

May 10, 2016

The bath category is once again bubbling at drug stores thanks to several trends with natural, multitasking and therapeutic products.

May 10, 2016

Sparkling Ice has rolled out Sparkling Ice essence of sparkling water. The new collection is free of sweeteners, contains zero calories, has no artificial colors or preservatives, and delivers an “essence” of natural flavors.

May 10, 2016

Mark your calendars, because on Aug. 5 the world will be tuning into coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil, and shortly thereafter millions of weekend warriors and fantasy athletes will be looking on drug store shelves for the latest kinesiology tape or copper compression wraps.

May 10, 2016

When I started covering this business about 20 years ago, there was a lot of attention around channel blurring. Today, convenience is however the consumer defines it.

April 20, 2016

Bayer’s Timothy Hayes was awarded one of NACDS’ highest honors during the closing ceremony of this year’s NACDS Annual meeting in West Palm Beach.

April 19, 2016

Stories of your company culture, your leadership style and the quality of your sales organization are being passed around from customer to customer. Whether you like it or not, you’ve been branded.

April 18, 2016

Upsher-Smith held a Wine Tasting event on Monday night at NACDS Annual Meeting 2016.

April 18, 2016

Drug Store News spoke to VoicePort’s VP business development Alphonse Sasso about the company’s offerings, how they can impact patients and its growing client base.