April 13, 2016

It’s no secret that the category of drugs drawing the most attention — and money — in recent years has been specialty pharmacy.

April 13, 2016

The regular shampoo category had mediocre growth of 0.89% during the 12-month period ended February 2016, with Unilever and Procter & Gamble holding significant market share.

April 11, 2016

Lebhar-Friedman launches Go Health Events website that connects consumers to retailer-hosted health events.

March 31, 2016

Over the next five years, CVS Health has committed $50 million toward creating the first tobacco-free generation through its #BeTheFirst campaign.

March 31, 2016

MedM has built a healthy activity cloud platform, allowing users to track everything from step tracking to blood glucose/pressure monitoring. 

March 31, 2016

Walgreens promised to raise more than $20 million in Red Nose sales this year in support of eliminating children's poverty. 

March 29, 2016

The recent legal skirmish between Gillette and Dollar Shave Club underscores just how important the shave category is to drug store retailers — it is behemoth with sales exceeding $3.5 billion.

March 28, 2016

Last month, the CDC reported preliminary overall influenza vaccine effectiveness of 59% this season. 

March 28, 2016

In this OTC Megatrend Report, Drug Store News assembled a virtual panel of leading over-the-counter company executives to discuss the many opportunities to drive growth, build the market basket and drive more shoppers to the OTC aisle; and senior editor Michael Johnsen discusses disruptive technology that, both on and off the shelf, favors more sales in the OTC sector. Download the report to read more.

March 28, 2016

The fifth edition of this special Rx-Impact report — inserted in headquarter copies of this issue of DSN and delivered to all current members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate — is meant to help educate lawmakers on the important role community pharmacy plays as the face of health care in neighborhoods all across America, helping to lower the cost of health care, improving patient access, advancing the quality of care and ultimately delivering better outcomes.

March 27, 2016

As part of its annual Industry Issues Conference in December, Drug Store News hosted the Chronic Care and Retail Health Roundtable, expanding the program for the first time in its 15 year-existence beyond the diabetes management. 

March 25, 2016

While potato chips continue to be the big revenue driver for salty snacks, retailers can expect strong growth in the popcorn and alternative chips category in 2016. 

March 24, 2016

Retailers prowling for growth potential in men’s grooming are directing their focus to skin care.

March 24, 2016

Three new healthcare delivery models are emerging in today’s primary care market that really resonate with retail pharmacy, including models that emphasize convenient care, at-your-service care and digital health, PwC’s Health Research Institute noted in February in a webinar outlining the future of primary health care in the United States.

March 24, 2016

A new entry in the savory snack category is aiming to "raise the bar" when it comes to nutrition bars.

March 22, 2016

According to the latest reports, only 3.1% of teens abused DXM in 2015, compared to 5.4% who reported abusing DXM in 2006. 

March 22, 2016

The Kroger Co. has named new leaders for its Roundy's and Mariano's grocery chains.

March 21, 2016

Leading hair care brand Creme of Nature is inviting consumers to experience "nourishing and strengthening hair products infused with high-quality, natural ingredients."

March 21, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration proposed banning powdered surgical gloves on Monday, saying the powder can carry dangerous allergens into the air.

March 21, 2016

One of the best-selling global cider brands has unveiled its newest flavor just in time for spring.

March 16, 2016

DSN hosted its 17th annual Industry Issues Summit in December, bringing together a leading panel of executives for an in-depth discussion into how retailers and suppliers can drive more productive partnerships, unlock category growth and ultimately forge more meaningful connections between consumers and their brands.

March 16, 2016

Mars Chocolate North America is pitting Right TWIX against Left TWIX in a funny promotion to determine once and for all which one is America's favorite TWIX.

March 16, 2016
Buyers attending ECRM’s Home Health Care EPPS event cast votes on product innovation and packaging, and the winning product was selected from approximately 20 entries. 
March 16, 2016

Drug Store News spoke to Generic Pharmaceutical Association's president and CEO Chip Davis about the year ahead for GPhA and what some of the biggest battles for the generic drug industry will be.