September 10, 2013

Duracell has launched an advanced alkaline battery with long-lasting power, a product it's calling the "biggest innovation since CopperTop."

September 10, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration is raising the fees that generic drug companies will have to pay when filing for regulatory approval for new products or supplemental applications for existing products, the agency said last month.

September 10, 2013

A new set of guidelines from the Food and Drug Administration could bring a generic version of a respiratory drug made by GlaxoSmithKline closer to reality.

September 10, 2013

Sales of ear care products are booming, reaching $77.2 million, up 24.4%, for the 52 weeks ended July 14 across U.S. total multi-outlets, according to IRI. What was once considered a commodity category may be becoming more segmented.

September 10, 2013

Gamification. What is it? And what does it mean to your business?

September 10, 2013

While the U.S. generic drug market has grown at a rapid pace, the international market for generic manufacturing and use has grown as well.

September 10, 2013

Following a presentation from Nielsen's SVP consumer and shopper insights Todd Hale on Monday, Nielsen hosted a panel of six executives — three retailers, two suppliers and Stuart Taylor of Nielsen — to discuss a new hierarchy Nielsen has applied to general merchandise items to bring clarity to a number of front-end categories.

September 10, 2013

Another high-quality regional pharmacy chain will soon be just a memory.

September 10, 2013

GlaxoSmithKline has successfully navigated three proton-pump inhibitor switches and still manages to grow its base.

September 10, 2013

Homeolab is in the process of launching three chewable tablets for respiratory care: Real Relief Asthma Respiratory Care, Real Relief Asthma Nighttime and Real Relief Allergy.

September 10, 2013

More than half of arthritis sufferers are in search of information on natural remedies, according to a recent 2013 National Arthritis Index, a survey of more than 4,500 people concerned about the condition.

September 10, 2013

European regulators have approved the European Union's first biosimilar monoclonal antibody. The new product, made by U.S.-based Hospira, comes seven years after the approval of Europe's first biosimilar.

September 10, 2013

An organization of nonprofit academic medical centers has created a new specialty pharmacy program that it said would improve continuity of care and improve access to specialty drugs.

September 10, 2013

Implus has identified a niche need within foot care — plantar fasciitis.

September 10, 2013

According to an August 2013 poll of 500 AccentHealth viewers, 95% indicate that they or someone in their household has suffered from cold, flu or allergies in the past 12 months. The overwhelming majority of those sufferers sought treatment of the ailment or its symptoms (99%) — mainly in the form of over-the-counter therapies (91%).

September 10, 2013

Equity investor TSG Consumer Partners has made a minority equity investment in IT Cosmetics, a beauty line that is primarily distributed on QVC and the Shopping Channel, and is now expanding to Ulta Beauty stores.

September 10, 2013

Jamieson Laboratories showcased its Jamieson Probiotic Sticks at the recent NACDS Total Store Expo, bringing a new delivery format into the probiotic space.

September 10, 2013

Jif Peanut Butter announced on Tuesday a new whipped flavor innovation to add to its line of peanut butter products.

September 10, 2013

Boldface Group, a Santa Monica, Calif.-based celebrity beauty licensing company, has announced that it is expanding international distribution and will launch Kardashian Beauty into South Africa.

September 10, 2013

This year marks the 125th anniversary of commercial first-aid kits. In 1888, Johnson & Johnson pioneered the first kits, which were originally designed to help railroad workers care for the wounds and injuries they received from laying railroad track.

September 10, 2013

Members of Kmart's loyalty card program can use low-cost check cashing services at stores, the retail chain said.

September 10, 2013

Having performed more than 8,000 free skin cancer screenings all over the country, La Roche-Posay has been dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of sun safety with its annual SOS – Save Our Skin program over the past four years.

September 10, 2013

In its partnership with Niantic Labs, Duane Reade has gamified the shopping experience through an app called Ingress. No purchase is necessary, but who in New York walks into a Duane Reade and then out again empty-handed? It's a traffic builder and impulse purchase opportunity. And it's working.

September 10, 2013

One trend that generic companies and pharmacy retailers alike should keep an eye on is the patent cliff.