May 17, 2017

As more Americans wrestle with the cost of their health care, they continue to gravitate toward better lifestyle choices, which means niche products that were at one time only purchased by body builders and serious athletes have become appealing to the mainstream consumer.

May 17, 2017

New product activity in styling aids and treatments could put a positive jolt into the hair care category.

May 17, 2017

Recent research from 210 Analytics found that three-quarters of people see candy as a little indulgence and reward, and 74% said candy can be enjoyed in moderation.

May 10, 2017

Scott Gottlieb had served as a deputy FDA commissioner and a high-ranking official at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services during the George W. Bush administration.

May 9, 2017

Today, there are more than 3,000 retail clinics in operation and one in every three customers have made their way to a clinic, reported the PwC Health Research Institute.

May 5, 2017

Restoring OTC eligibility for reimbursement under Health Savings Accounts and Flexible Spendings Accounts was a "top priority" for the self-care industry.

May 4, 2017

Four key customer-centric programs that are critical to Rite Aid include its immunization program, medication synchronization, a differentiated loyalty card offeing and a contemporary store format.

May 4, 2017

As part of its merger agreement with Walgreens Boots Alliance, Rite Aid's agreement to sell 865  stores and certain specified assets to Fred's Pharmacy may expand to as many as 1,200 locations.

May 1, 2017

By category, Sanofi Consumer's allergy, cough and cold sales were up 12.9%, pain remedies were up 16.7% and sales of digestive products were down 19.2%.

April 27, 2017

Walgreens, as part of the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, raised more than $20 million in the U.S. in 2016.

April 25, 2017

In addition to her acting chops, the Hallmark Channel's Danica McKellar is a leading math scholar and author of a series of math books.

April 22, 2017

Potential trumps experience, lessons from London and why mistakes are really investments in success — Walgreens’ president of pharmacy and retail ops tees it up with DSN.

April 20, 2017

Hear from CVS SVP front-store business and loyalty and chief merchant Judy Sansone about the front-store revamp at CVS Pharmacy, and see photos of the new store concept. 

April 19, 2017

ILI incidence reached a high mark of 5.1% in the 2016/2017 season.

April 19, 2017

Although the consumer packaged goods industry is still climbing the sales charts to record heights — the industry reached $797 billion in 2016 — the engines driving that growth are beginning to sputter, according to a report from IRI and Boston Consulting Group.

April 19, 2017

Drug Store News recently sat down with Sandy Canally, founder and CEO of The Compliance Team, to get a sneak peek at its new accreditation module and the opportunity that represents for pharmacy.

April 19, 2017

Food retailers have an opportunity to further advance efforts with nutrition, pharmacy and related services, partly by forming innovative collaborations with partners.

April 19, 2017

Fact-based competitive intelligence can drive a brand’s strategy and allow marketers to make real-time adjustments that provide a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

April 19, 2017

IRI and the Boston Consulting Group identified five trends exploited by the consumer packaged goods winners in their latest growth leaders report.

April 18, 2017

One of the biggest trends in food and beverage in the past several years has been in better-for-you offerings — something that’s expected to continue to influence new products as consumers remain focused on what’s in their favorite snacks and beverages.

April 17, 2017

The skin care/facial category saw a 2% growth in sales for the last 12 months compared with the previous year, driven by the cleansers segment, which was up 9% in the food and drug channels.

April 17, 2017

Panelists discussed the largest health-and-wellness challenges retailers are facing, as well as current solutions suppliers are working on to make the industry even better, at the Health, Wellness and Technology Roundtable during DSN's Industry Issues Summit.

April 14, 2017

Although 2016 saw the Food and Drug Administration approve only 22 new drugs compared with 45 approvals in 2015 and the lowest tally since 2010, many in the pharmaceutical arena remain optimistic that this year will see a reversal of that trend.

April 14, 2017

Ahold Delhaize entered 2017 as a newly combined global retail powerhouse that is pursuing a range of initiatives to advance pharmacy and health-and-wellness strategies in the United States.