March 7, 2011

In November 2010, The Drug Store News Group hosted in New York an exclusive round-table discussion among leading executives from a vast array of retailers and a handful of key vendors. Moderated by DSN publisher Wayne Bennett, the panel tackled a wide range of issues, from the role of private label to improving store execution, inventory optimization and more. In part one, featured here, the panel tackles health and wellness.

March 7, 2011

DSN profiles 15 supermarket leaders in health and wellness.

February 18, 2011

Talk about a bold retail vision. Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson said the nation’s top pharmacy retailer wants nothing less than to “own well.” He’s serious. Owning “well” — or, put another way, becoming the nation’s top retail resource for pharmacy and health-and-wellness services and products — is the kind of declaration few retail pharmacy executives would dare utter. But Wasson isn’t running just any drug store chain.

September 2, 2014

The asthma treatment market value will grow from approximately $15.9 billion in 2013 across eight major countries (the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Japan and Australia) to $23.1 billion by 2023, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.

September 2, 2014

The vast majority of parents are making sure that their children get vaccinated against potentially serious diseases, according to data from the CDC.

September 2, 2014

Dollar General on Tuesday sweetened its deal for Family Dollar with an enhanced acquisition proposal with an offer worth about $9.1 billion. 

September 2, 2014

Energizer Holdings has announced the executive leadership teams of the Personal Care and Household Products businesses following the planned separation of Energizer, expected to occur by July 1, 2015.

September 2, 2014

Sunstar Americas has introduced its new Equitance skin care to the U.S. market to give women brighter, more radiant skin starting on the inside out.

September 2, 2014

UCB on Monday announced that the Food and Drug Administration has approved a supplemental new drug application for Vimpat (lacosamide) C-V as monotherapy in the treatment of partial-onset seizures in patients with epilepsy ages 17 years and older.

September 2, 2014

Google last week announced that it has been testing a small fleet of drones in Australia in an effort to remove "the friction of moving things around" as part of an initiative called "Project Wing."

September 2, 2014

L'Oréal Canada has announced the appointment of Nadia Petrolito as chief communications officer.

September 2, 2014

Murad, the skin care brand founded by Howard Murad, plans to open in October the company’s first official stand-alone retail boutique.

September 2, 2014

Emerging beauty brand OPIVU Cosmetics has announced the end of a nearly four-year trademark infringement battle with Coty’s OPI Cosmetics.

September 2, 2014

Pedigree Brand has released its new Pedigree Stackerz dog treats.

September 2, 2014

Sandoz last week announced the U.S. market introduction of decitabine for injection, a generic version of Eisai’s Dacogen.

September 2, 2014

Among patients with hypertension at high risk of cardiovascular disease, a program where patients measured their blood pressure and adjusted their antihypertensive medication accordingly resulted in lower systolic blood pressure at 12 months compared with patients who received usual care, according to a study in the Aug. 27 issue of JAMA.

September 2, 2014

More than 55% of people suffer from swallowing difficulties when taking tablets or capsules, which is likely to inhibit compliance, according to an international survey conducted by Spiegel Institut Mannheim on behalf of Hermes Pharma. 

September 1, 2014

Carma Laboratories last week announced its partnership with actress Shay Mitchell, who is best known for her role as Emily Fields on the ABC Family series "Pretty Little Liars."

September 1, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition Foundation on Thursday released a report touting the important heart-healthy benefits of phytosterols — compounds found in plants that can lower cholesterol. 

September 1, 2014

In the wake of a disappointing second quarter, Fred's Super Dollar last week announced a series of initiatives, including the shuttering of 60 non-pharmacy stores and a stepped up focus on pharmacy.

September 1, 2014

LATINA Style magazine last week named Walmart, Target, CVS Caremark and the Army & Air Force Exchange Service three of the 50 best companies for Latinas to work at.

September 1, 2014

Meijer, Skechers and K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers teamed up last week to give away 2,000 new BOBS from Skechers shoes to Detroit children in need during a day at the Detroit Zoo.

September 1, 2014

Pfizer and Protalix BioTherapeutics last week announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved Elelyso (taliglucerase alfa) for injection for pediatric patients.

September 1, 2014

Pfizer last week announced that the Food and Drug Administration has granted fast track designation to the company’s investigational Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) vaccine candidate (PF-06425090).