June 12, 2017

Protein bars have been flying off the shelves in mass outlets lately. One reason for the increase is the multitude of consumer segments now shopping the category.

June 12, 2017

What can retailers do to create a better proposition for the New General Market? Where are the opportunities? How can retailers and brands work together to cultivate New General Market consumers and foster their success? These were the key questions executives at the third annual New General Market Summit faced in a series of vendor panel discussions.

June 12, 2017

The combined one- and two-letter vitamins and vitamin, herbal and mineral supplement categories saw an all outlet (total U.S.) growth of 3% for the last 12 months versus the year-ago period, yet the food channel delivered gains of 4% while the drug channel lagged at 2%.

June 12, 2017

Americans want to be healthier, and they want healthier-for-you products in the self-care aisles to get them there.

June 12, 2017

The Makeup Show NYC in May spotlighted trends that are fueling social media, driving sales and shaping product development.

June 12, 2017

The growth trends in sales of vitamins and supplements in specialty channels, ranging from natural grocers to gourmet wellness stores, are great harbingers of what might soon be best-selling categories within mass outlets.

June 9, 2017

ZDoggMD has a creative message designed to create a better system of care that both incorporates fair payment and treatment for clinicians like pharmacists and inspires both personal and system transformation.

June 9, 2017

Industry leaders talk soulful brands, doing good and operating with purpose at the third annual New General Market Summit. In this special report, DSN highlights the big ideas and best practices that emerged from the event.

June 7, 2017

While the delay in merger approval has negatively impacted Rite Aid results, company officials acknowledged, the company is working toward improving performance.

May 19, 2017

McKesson's year-old generics sourcing partnership with Walmart, ClarusONE, has made significant progress, the wholesaler reported.

May 19, 2017

The local Chicago diaper bank will receive 250,000 diapers as part of the overall donation from Walgreens and Huggies.

May 18, 2017

Hamacher Resource Group’s New Item Review team, in its ongoing evaluation of new products, evaluated a whopping 2,685 health, beauty and wellness items in 2016. The top 40 are listed in this special report.

May 18, 2017

Coming from a diverse neighborhood gave her ‘street smarts,’ but Rite Aid’s head of pharmacy tells Drug Store News her most important leadership lessons came from two pillars of the Philadelphia community — her mom and dad.

May 17, 2017

Sales of artificial eyelashes packaged with adhesives rose 31% to $157 million, according to IRI data for multi-outlet retailers for the 52-week period ended March 19. Eyelash adhesives kicked in another $30 million and showed growth of 24%.

May 17, 2017

Drug and discount stores have managed to lure customers away from specialty and department stores to their doors for color cosmetics, where brows and lashes are leading the charge to attract shoppers, skin care and bubble bath products.

May 17, 2017

The Journal of the American Geriatric Society has projected that the cost for the first year of hearing loss treatment in older adults will reach $51 billion nationwide by 2030.

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.