February 5, 2016

Southeastern Grocers officially opened the doors to its latest Winn-Dixie prototype store in the Jacksonville area, The Daily Record of Jacksonville, Fla. reported Thursday. It's the pilot store today, and represents the chain's thinking as it approaches as many as 50 remodels across its three banners this year, the paper reported. Currently Southeastern Grocers operates 752 Winn-Dixie, Bi-Lo and Harvey's supermarkets. (The Daily Record)

February 5, 2016

DSN takes a deep dive into one of the most strategically important categories in retail pharmacy.

February 5, 2016

For all their talk about the customer, most retailers have yet to evolve to a business model that is truly customer-centric.

February 5, 2016

The idea to bring Caroline’s Cart to the Bullseye came from a Target team member with a child who has special needs who suggested the idea to Target's store operations team. 

February 5, 2016

A total of 20 major companies, ranging from American Express to Verizon, have banded together to help manage employer-borne healthcare costs, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. "Health care is one of the things that employees need and want," noted Marc Reed, chief administrative officer of Verizon. "What we're trying to do is to make this sustainable so that kind of coverage can continue." Alas, the group may have missed an opportunity by not including a single pharmacy provider - retail pharmacy is the one industry already schooled on how to reduce health costs through better adherence and improved outcomes. (The Wall Street Journal)

 

February 4, 2016

AmerisourceBergen posted a 7% increase in Pharmaceutical Distribution revenue for the quarter, which includes both AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation and AmerisourceBergen Specialty Group. 

February 4, 2016

Consumers looking for a way to cool off in the coming summer months may want to look at new products from Ban.

February 4, 2016

BelVita is launching a new digital spot to motivate consumers to turn to belVita Breakfast Biscuits for nutritious steady energy all morning long.

February 4, 2016

Camber has launched its generic of Pfizer’s high blood pressure and chest pain treatment Corgard. 

February 4, 2016

Clinicians can better estimate the risk of glaucoma progression by looking at a readout from the smart lens. The findings could also have implications when using the lenses to evaluate glaucoma treatments.  

February 4, 2016

The shift this year of the Super Bowl from late January to early February impacted Costco's January results, the retailer reported. 

February 4, 2016

Fred's Super Dollar's comparable store sales for January rose 0.7% on top of an increase of 4.3% in the year-earlier period.

February 4, 2016

Galderma is on a mission to educate women on the genetics of facial aging and to inspire mothers and daughters to face their skin futures with more optimism and open dialogue.

February 4, 2016
Salonpas includes three active ingredients - camphor (3.1%), menthol (10%) and methyl salicylate (15%) - which provide temporary relief of minor aches and pains.
February 4, 2016

The agreement enables Publix’s network of more than 980 pharmacy locations across the southeast to expand patient access to specialty medications.

February 4, 2016

The beauty category at retail drug stores has been turning more toward sampling with kiosks, apps, events and beauty advisers. Drug Store News recently spoke with Joann Marks, founder and CEO of the 25-year-old company Cosmetic Promotions, to discuss beauty sampling and experiential marketing.

February 4, 2016
KLAS works with healthcare professionals and clinicians to gather data and insights for reports on medical devices, services and software. 
February 4, 2016

Rite Aid stockholders have voted to approve the proposed merger with Walgreens Boots Alliance, the Pennsylvania retailer announced Thursday morning.

February 4, 2016

The Treato/MediaMiser survey determined that the doctor's office is still the location of choice to get the flu shot - 49% who got the flu shot went to see their doctor, followed by 19% at the pharmacy, 15% at place of employment and 11% at a health clinic. 

February 4, 2016
Flu season most often peaks in February in the U.S., Walgreens reported. 
February 4, 2016

One of the most popular salad dressing brands in America is launching two exciting new product lines.

February 3, 2016

Baileys has blended the top two flavors in the coffee creamer category into one flavor that coffee drinkers may love.

February 3, 2016

The asthma treatment is a once-daily dose of two 1.25-microgram puffs. 

February 3, 2016

All told, CVS Health will convert 1,672 Target pharmacies to CVS Pharmacy locations around the country on a rolling basis over the next six to eight months.