July 9, 2012

Narrow networks. They're all the rage.

July 9, 2012

The jobs report might have been a punch to the gut, and the economy definitely still has not figured itself out, yet there appears to be some cause for optimism amid drug store shoppers, as consumers tell DSN they shopped longer and bought more than they anticipated during their most recent trip to the drug store.

July 6, 2012

Amgen has completed its acquisition of Kai Pharmaceuticals, a privately held company based in South San Francisco, Calif.

July 6, 2012

Arctic Ease has become available in Rite Aid stores, the manufacturer said.

July 6, 2012

All drugs provided to HIV and AIDS patients under the District of Columbia's AIDS Drug Assistance Program will go through a new pharmacy network that includes Walgreens, the D.C. Department of Health said.

July 6, 2012

An international leader in building sales and brand value for consumer goods and retail companies has expanded its executive leadership.

July 6, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a new drug application for a low-dose, once-weekly contraceptive patch from Agile Therapeutics, the drug maker said.

July 6, 2012

Independent pharmacy owner-operators, by definition, stand somewhat alone. It’s the nature of their calling, and it defines their particular brand of pharmacy retailing as a responsive, patient-focused center for community care and high-touch, individualized personal service.

July 6, 2012

Pop star Katy Perry has designed two new eyelash styles to accompany her collection with beauty company Eylure.

July 6, 2012

Eli Lilly announced that it has met Food and Drug Administration requirements for pediatric exclusivity for its antidepressant medication.

July 6, 2012

Orly has unveiled Electronica, its new back-to-school nail color collection.

July 6, 2012

Community pharmacy is a profession, but it’s also a business. To that end, McKesson has over the past three years provided a comprehensive and confidential online resource for prospective pharmacy buyers and sellers and for students interested in a career in independent pharmacy.

July 6, 2012

The sweeping healthcare reforms encompassed in the landmark Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will transform parts of the American healthcare landscape. But the nation’s fiscal challenges and the unsustainable cost increases generated by the U.S. health system also will drive fundamental changes in the way providers, payers and patients search for a more cost-effective and accountable set of solutions to a health system in crisis, said McKesson’s top public policy expert at ideaShare 2012.

July 6, 2012

Several intertwined factors are fueling the mass nail care market, and according to a new report by Packaged Facts, the growth of do-it-yourself nail products is expected to continue despite an uptick in professional nail services.

July 6, 2012

A drug commonly used to treat diabetes may be associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer, according to a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

July 6, 2012

White House officials have agreed to meet with members of the retail industry to discuss issues associated with implementation of the health-reform law, responding to the industry's July 2 letter urging the administration to immediately release "long overdue" regulations that would allow employers to move forward on the law's requirements.

July 6, 2012

The trend toward “narrow” pharmacy networks is expected to continue, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

July 6, 2012

Yakult USA is introducing a probiotic drink to the U.S. market.

July 5, 2012

Anchor Bay Entertainment has introduced its first-ever collection of fan favorite "Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!" episodes on DVD.

July 5, 2012

Remember when retail transactions were completed based only on the assortment found within the confines of a brick-and-mortar store? Truth is, we may never return to those days.

July 5, 2012

Young actress and model Holly Harrell has joined Little Royal's Hair Care's list of celebrity ambassadors.

July 5, 2012

Coca-Cola is giving fans a chance to get an insider's look at Team USA through its London 2012 Olympic Games campaign.

July 5, 2012

A personal cooling towelette has entered the market.

July 5, 2012

CVS Caremark announced on Thursday that its board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend.