November 16, 2016

Today’s diabetes patients represent a coveted consumer base for retail pharmacy no matter how you characterize that diabetes spend.

November 16, 2016

In 2017, how people shop, why people shop and what they’re shopping for will all be shaped by two overarching themes — access to digitized health information and wearables, as well as other Bluetooth-enabled, diagnostic-style self-care offerings.

November 16, 2016

Even though the number of new diagnoses each year is trending down, diabetes is still a prevalent chronic disease in the United States. If left unchecked, one person out of every three will be diabetic by the time millennials collect Social Security.

November 16, 2016

While tampons and menstrual cups have coexisted on the market for decades, presently there is a movement toward the use of menstrual cups, such as Diva International’s DivaCup.

November 16, 2016

The Generic Drug User Fee Agreement, enacted under the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act of 2012, has generated some $1.5 billion in user fees and has seen 1,992 approvals issued.

November 16, 2016

President Donald Trump — nobody saw that coming. Except maybe one man Drug Store News interviewed for our January 2011 cover story: Stewart “Stewie Rah-Rah” Rahr, the freewheeling billionaire-philanthropist and former owner/founder of Kinray,

November 16, 2016

Consumers are learning for the first time that they may be diabetic or prediabetic from their neighborhood pharmacist as opposed to their primary care doctors with the advent of complimentary health screenings available through a growing number of retail health fairs.

November 16, 2016

Beer is still America’s No. 1 alcoholic beverage, but retail experts say that U.S. consumers are buying less of it as they turn to other alcohol types, such as hard soda, cider and wine.

November 16, 2016

U.S. consumers are increasingly prioritizing health and wellness in their decision-making, and this is especially true when it comes to beverages.

November 16, 2016

Frustrated watching specialty stores, online merchants and department stores siphon off a market they once controlled more than 50% of, mass marketers are firing back to regain their dominance of the $16 billion U.S. beauty market.

November 16, 2016

A pair of personal lubricant suppliers in the last few months have launched new products specifically designed to appeal to women.

November 16, 2016

Diabetics are most adherent around meal times, especially during breakfast and toward the beginning of the week, according to a review of Medisafe’s more than 160,000 diabetes patients who utilize its adherence tool in an effort to better manage the condition.

November 16, 2016

There is a new world order across the OTC community, the Kline Group reported.

November 16, 2016

Sales of OTC medicines continued on a strong growth trajectory of more than 3%, growing by approximately $1.4 billion in dollar volume to $45.6 billion for the 52 weeks ended Oct. 2, according to IRI data. And that’s primarily organic growth from existing brands.

November 16, 2016

There are definitely several themes playing out across Drug Store News’ top 10 list of breakthrough brands, defined by those brands that have contributed the most impactful growth over an annualized period, in this case for the 52 weeks ended Oct. 2 across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI.

November 16, 2016

Earlier this year, Omnis Health created a dedicated diabetes-management solution for women diagnosed with gestational diabetes who are extremely passionate, both about managing their condition and the health of their newborns.

November 16, 2016

Generic medications saved the U.S. healthcare system more money in 2015 than ever before, according to the eighth-annual “2016 Generic Drug Savings & Access in the United States Report,” compiled by Quintiles IMS Institute on behalf of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association. This year’s report found $227 billion saved by using generics in 2015.

November 16, 2016

SmartShake started in 2009 as a solution for gym users to carry their protein shakes. Today, it's used as a lunch box, water bottle, snack box and coffee cup container that features compartments that store powder, pills, snacks or other items.

November 16, 2016

During the one-day DSN-Mack Elevation 10X Growth Summit, held before TSE, seven leaders shared their insights on the leading characteristics and skill sets embraced by 10X growth companies. Here, DSN shares seven big ideas from the event.

November 16, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the OTC diabetes market, highlighting in-depth sales activity and new — and old — products hitting shelves.

November 16, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the latest OTC trends, highlighting in-depth sales activity and new — and old — products hitting shelves.

November 16, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the women's health market, highlighting in-depth sales activity and new — and old — products hitting shelves.

November 16, 2016

Shea Moisture is unleashing the second phase of its call-to-action program, #BreakTheWalls. This time, the Sundial Brands-owned skin and hair line is challenging the concept of a one-size-fits all representation of beauty.

November 16, 2016

Univision Communications Inc., in partnership with Nielsen, in October took a deep dive into how Hispanics buy and shop the self-care aisles. They are an important demographic for OTC purveyors — they have larger households than average; they’re more brand loyal; and they’re not only younger than the average American, but also have a longer life expectancy.