February 2, 2017

DSN associate editor David Salazar examines the state of the pharmacy industry, including generics, automation and technology, in this multi-page report.

 

February 2, 2017

Home health care is a natural fit for community pharmacies and helps drive home the channel’s ability to provide a comprehensive assortment of health-and-wellness items under one roof.

February 1, 2017
The commercial shows Budweiser co-founder Adolphus Busch’s beginnings as an immigrant from Germany who sets out for America, where he ends up in St. Louis to start the company that would become the world’s largest brewer. 
February 1, 2017

Ahead of its national launch of Differin Gel, a prescription-strength OTC retinoid acne treatment, Galderma has announced its partnership with “Pretty Little Liars” actress Ashley Benson.

February 1, 2017

For the study, the Perception Institute worked with Sundial Brands to create a Hair Implicit Association Test, which was used along with an extensive online survey to establish a baseline measure of biases people have against natural and textured hair. 

February 1, 2017

Johnson & Johnson worldwide chairman, pharmaceuticals Joaquin Duato was elected chairman of the board, Novartis CEO Joseph Jimenez was elected chairman-elect and Amgen chairman and CEO Robert Bradway was named board treasurer.

February 1, 2017

According to the 2017 Identity Fraud Study from Javelin Strategy & Research, the number of identity fraud victims increased by 16%, rising to 15.4 million U.S. consumers in the last year.

January 31, 2017
Amneal’s generic has begun shipping in 30-count bottles of 0.5- and 1-mg dosage strengths through wholesalers, distributors and directly to the trade. 
January 31, 2017

With Amazon continuing to dominate as the world’s largest e-retailer, do you know how your products are performing on Amazon? See how your brand stacks up in the Amazon Fastmovers Report.

January 31, 2017

The new packaging features textile patterns celebrating different cultures in the brand’s global community, including healers whose recipes inspire Nubian Heritage formulas, the places it finds its ingredients and the people who embrace its collections. 

January 31, 2017

Sunshine State News is reporting that U.S. Reps. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., and Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., have introduced the Lower Drug Costs Through Competition Act, which is aimed at encouraging generics makers to develop generics of products with little or no competition, or for drugs that are in short supply. The bill calls for the creation of a Priority Review Voucher for generics applications filed for drugs that have no current competition. The bill was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee Monday, and eight representatives have signed on. (Sunshine State News)

January 31, 2017

Executives from several the pharmaceutical industry convened at the White House Tuesday for a meeting with President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and House Energy and Commerce Committee chairman Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore. 

January 30, 2017

Since the merger closed in January 2015, Albertsons said it has grown its workforce by 10%, adding 26,000 jobs, building 23 locations and acquiring 151 more stores.

January 30, 2017

By launching Amazon’s mobile shopping app, consumers can connect the Dash Button via their home Wi-Fi network, and a single press of the Dash Button automatically places shoppers’s orders of the branded merchandise. 

January 30, 2017

Mederma AG products are formulated with glycolic acid for exfoliating and hydrating, and is hypoallergenic as well as scent-, soap- and paraben-free. 

January 30, 2017

Red Bull is expanding its line of Red Bull Editions, adding two new sugar-free flavors and reviving a limited-edition flavor from 2016 as a permanent fixture.

January 27, 2017

The line includes three flavors of Acure’s Power Meal and the company’s Green Super Food. 

January 27, 2017

The company expanded its presence to the United Kingdom and Ireland in 2016, with a presence in 15,000 stores. 

January 27, 2017

The new Walgreens specialty pharmacies are part of more than 250 Walgreens community and health system pharmacies that focus on community-based, patient-centered care.

January 26, 2017

Procter & Gamble’s Mr. Clean brand, which has been named the official cleaner of Super Bowl LI, will be making its Super Bowl debut with a new 30-second commercial during the third quarter of the game on Feb. 5.

January 26, 2017

The 30-second ad will run during the third quarter of Super Bowl LI and star Adam Driver, known for his role in “Star Wars Episode VI: The Force Awakens.“

January 26, 2017

A new study from SPS Commerce based on responses from more than 500 retailers, suppliers and logistics firms worldwide, said that more than 35% of retailers are on track with their omnichannel execution, up nearly 200% year-over-year.

January 26, 2017

The April 4 event will examine how top brands are adopting new needs, motivations and practices within their organizations, and how best-practice companies are building stronger customer relationships through personalization, custom solutions and seamless omnichannel design.  

January 26, 2017

The company said the new program enables employers in the communities it serves to act on helping manage diabetes, something the employers have noted as one of their top two concerns.