September 19, 2017

Video-based marketing messages designed for mobile viewing represent a significant opportunity for retailers, as consumers now spend three hours per day on their mobile devices, and mobile penetration continues to grow, with 2 billion new mobile phones activated last year alone.

September 18, 2017

Health economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn highlighted the economic stresses Americans face as they grapple with rising out-of-pocket costs at the Health Innovation Summit, co-hosted in June by CVS Health in partnership with DSN and Mack Elevation.

September 18, 2017

Optimizing health innovation is vital to securing the heart and soul of the consumer. The following are five big ideas for driving innovation in health care.

September 12, 2017

Kansas is now the 43rd state where CVS Pharmacy patients can access naloxone without a prescription. 

September 11, 2017

Kåre Schultz Schultz has had a nearly 30-year career in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, including a long stint at Novo Nordisk, where he eventually became COO. 

September 7, 2017

The Beauty STORY installation explores beauty’s role as an outlet for self-expression by showcasing such Coty brands as CoverGirl, Sally Hansen, Rimmel and Clairol, and featuring experts that include Space NK founder Nicky Kinnaird, customized facial shop Heyday and tech partner Perfect, maker of the YouCam Makeup app.

September 6, 2017

From Sept. 7 through Dec. 17, CVS Pharmacy locations will host Project Health walk-in events at stores in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas/Forth Worth, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., as well as select stores in Puerto Rico.

September 5, 2017

J.D. Power’s 2017 U.S. Pharmacy Study is showing a drop in overall customer satisfaction for an industry that typically ranks among the highest-scoring ones assessed by the market research company.

August 30, 2017

As victims continue to suffer in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the industry has stepped up efforts to help provide relief to residents in the devastated areas. What is your company doing to help? DSN is working on a story about what the vendor community is doing to help communities affected by Harvey. To be included, email us using subject line “Hurricane Harvey” at and tell us your story.

August 24, 2017

The collaborative venture will allow Topco’s member pharmacies to work as a unified entity in pursuing contracts with payers, creating a new grocery chain contracting option for payers that will serve as a network of pharmacies with national coverage.

August 22, 2017

Camber Pharmaceuticals on Monday awarded Walgreens Boots Alliance in recognition of its status as the No. 1 trading partner for 2016-2017.

August 22, 2017

Upsher-Smith hosted a wine tasting Monday night at the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego during NACDS Total Store Expo.

August 19, 2017

Check out all the news, products and show floor at NACDS Total Store Expo in San Diego.

August 17, 2017

Omnicell has introduced four enhancements to its web-based Patient Management Access Portal, aimed at helping pharmacists provide personalized care while maintaining an efficient workflow.

August 16, 2017

Coinciding with the availability of flu shots at CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic locations, CVS Health on Wednesday released data from its survey of Americans about flu prevention.

August 15, 2017

The program for patients with Cigna-administered health plans sponsored by their employer is aimed at reducing healthcare costs by offering patient engagement and discounts for certain MinuteClinic services and CVS Health-branded health products, among other resources. 

August 15, 2017

A recent Food and Drug Administration public meeting kicked off a two-month comment period during which stakeholders have been encouraged to share their input on how best to improve generic competition and what current barriers exist.

August 15, 2017

The patented technology allows users to upload a photo that it then analyzes for a virtual skin consultation, after which it suggests appropriate products for identified needs.

August 14, 2017

The clinics are led by Kaiser Permanente care teams to provide services for minor illnesses and injuries, as well as such preventive care offerings as vaccinations. 

August 14, 2017

Heath Freeman’s appointment was announced alongside the resignation of Christopher Bodine from the board. 

August 11, 2017

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Costco has named one of its longtime directors chairman of its board of directors. The company on Thursday announced the board’s board election of Hamilton “Tony” James to the position.

James is Blackstone Group president and COO, as well as a member of Blackstone Group Management’s board of directors. He is a member of Blackstone Management Committee and sits on each of the firm’s investment committees. James has been a director of Costco since August 1988, becoming its lead independent director in 2005.

August 11, 2017

Tom's of Maine’s baby sunscreen contains five ingredients, including zinc oxide, which delivers broad-spectrum SPF 30 protection, the company said.

August 10, 2017

The three flavors are Hurricane Punch, Watermelon Smash and Blue Frostbite, all of which at 8% alcohol-by-volume and will be sold in 25-oz. cans.

August 10, 2017

The brand portfolio includes 12 recipes across dry dog, dry cat and wet cat food.