February 22, 2017

With wellness taking center stage in informing many consumers’ decisions, a report form Mintel is emphasizing the ways beauty brands can align themselves with shoppers more interested in leading healthy lives. 

February 22, 2017
The line of Non-GMO Project verified Véa products will include such regional flavors as Thai Coconut and Peruvian Sweet Potato, and they contain no artificial ingredients, colors or flavors, as well as no trans fats. 
February 22, 2017

With the Snapchat filter, Unilever and Dove are reaching an audience in key younger demographics. According to Statista, some 76% of Snapchat’s reported 150 million daily users are 13 to 34 years old. 

February 22, 2017

Some 275 retail and CPG executives descended on the New York Athletic Club in December to talk about the future role the industry can play in chronic care management, how companies can embrace technology to better serve customers and patients and where the industry is headed at the 18th annual DSN Industry Issues Summit.

February 21, 2017

Coty has hired Nigel Stokes from Reckitt Benckiser as its global VP customer planning and investments, sales. 

February 21, 2017
The approved generic is distributed by Zoetis, and Anzac Animal Health sponsored the application.
February 21, 2017

As president, Delaney will oversee development and execution of company strategy, including all sales, marketing, commercial operations and customer service activities. 

February 21, 2017

The palm of the new gloves features a unique palm surface with a foam rubber honeycomb coating to create a gripping surface. 

February 17, 2017

An analysis from Decision Resources Group examines the potential fallout for retail clinics from changes to the Affordable Care Act and Medicare funding. 

February 17, 2017

Northwestern Ohio’s The Courier is reporting that CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo delivered a speech at Ohio Northern University titled “Driving More Affordable, Accessible and Effective Care,” in which he noted the ways pharmacy can help drive down healthcare costs. He said that retail pharmacy will play a key role in combatting such issues as medication non-adherence and stepping into primary care. “Retail pharmacy is oftentimes the front door to health care,” he reportedly said. “It provides more opportunities to interact with patients than any other site of care.” (The Courier)

February 17, 2017

Products You Love’s Polish Pal and runner-up SpaLife's line of hwere selected from dozens of entries in the award program at ECRM’s Cosmetics, Fragrance & Bath EPPS. Buyers cast their votes based on product innovation and packaging.

February 17, 2017
The Austin American-Statesman is reporting that H-E-B CEO Charles Butt’s Holdsworth Foundation will be building its institute on a 44-acre plot of lakefront land on Lake Austin. The foundation, named for Butt’s mother, educator and philanthropist Mary Elizabeth Holdsworth Butt, is establishing the center with $100 million that Butt has personally pledged. The institute will be a training center for administrators from Texas public schools, and will be chaired by former Smith College and Brown University president Ruth Simmons, who also was the first African-American woman heading an Ivy League institution. (Austin American-Statesman)
February 17, 2017

David Orgel takes a look at how the tech company is using food to integrate wellness into its day-to-day operations

February 16, 2017

James Frary will direct the chapter to address the impact of cancer on the workforce, including improving employee health, workplace productivity and healthcare costs. 

February 16, 2017
The program allows patients to save money on prescriptions after enrolling for a $5 annual fee. It offers special pricing for medications based on their pricing level and whether the patient needs a 30- or 90-day supply.
February 16, 2017
The asthma maintenance treatment is now indicated for children ages 6 years and older. It had previously been approved as an asthma treatment for adults and adolescents. 
February 16, 2017

Buyers at ECRM’s Home Health Care Efficient Program Planning Session voted for their favorite product submitted by suppliers, and the winners were recognized at the Feb. 14 awards ceremony, sponsored by Drug Store News. 

February 16, 2017
Teddy Soft Bakes are a fluffy, soft-baked filled snack in the shape of a bear that comes in two varieties, chocolate filling and vanilla-flavored filling. 
February 16, 2017

The company said the roll-out will take place over the next year, and will bring better quality, value and differentiation to customers without increasing price. 

February 15, 2017

Mental health advocate Margaret Trudeau will be the speaker at the NACDS Luncheon at NACDS Annual, which will take place April 22-25 at the Phoenician in Scottsdale, Ariz.

February 15, 2017

Phusion Projects, maker of the Four Loko brand of malt beverages, has rolled out the first of the product innovations that it has scheduled for this year with the launch of its Four Loko Bold Series

February 15, 2017

Genoa’s on-site pharmacy, slated to open in April, will operate at the HMS clinic in Lordsburg, N.M., and will be the only full-service pharmacy in Hidalgo county, bringing services to some 5,000 residents. 

February 15, 2017
Every major retail sector tracked by the NRF reported higher sales compared to the previous month, with the exception of furniture/home furnishings stores, whose sales were flat.
February 15, 2017

The Texas Pharmacy Association’s project will connect a network of community pharmacists in three Texas communities to physicians, clinics and hospitals in an effort to improve patient adherence and save on overall healthcare costs.