August 12, 2013

Stewart appeared at NACDS TSE to support the partnership between Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and Inergetics, as well as to promote the launch of Martha Stewart Essentials — a complete line of whole-food-based supplements specifically targeted for women.

August 12, 2013

Meijer announced that it is expanding its mPerks digital coupon program to include pharmacy purchases, allowing customers to personalize their savings and earn rewards in the areas they shop the most whenever they fill a prescription.

August 12, 2013

Method Products, PBC, a manufacturer of eco-friendly home cleaning, laundry and personal care products, is innovating in the dish category again, this time with the launch of Power Foam dish soap — a foaming dish soap in an ergonomic trigger spray bottle.

August 12, 2013

Moberg Pharma AB announced its U.S. launch of Kerasal NeuroCream, an over-the-counter pain relieving foot cream.

August 12, 2013

The goal of the partnership is to raise awareness about the oral complications that often occur during cancer treatments, and to provide patients with the necessary knowledge and resources to manage these side effects, which can compromise health and quality of life.

August 12, 2013

Innovation. It’s what everybody in the Sands Expo Center is looking for — that kind of traffic-driving innovation that breaks the mold and generates $100 million to $200 million in first-year sales.
But what does innovation look like?

August 12, 2013

Nipro Diagnostics on Monday announced the acquisition of P.J. Noyes, a privately-held manufacturer of OTC health care, personal care products, nutraceuticals and dietary supplements.

With the acquisition, Nipro will have a product portfolio footprint that expands across all diabetes-related OTC products.

August 12, 2013

Perrigo Co. announced that it has received final approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its abbreviated new drug applications for fluocinolone acetonide scalp oil, 0.01%, the generic equivalent to Derma-Smoothe/FS Scalp Oil, and fluocinolone acetonide topical oil, 0.01%, the generic equivalent to Derma-Smoothe/FS Body Oil.

August 12, 2013

Pinnacle Foods announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Wish-Bone salad dressings business from Unilever PLC, in a transaction that is expected to be immediately accretive to Pinnacle. The acquisition, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to be completed in late Q3 or early Q4 2013.

August 12, 2013

Enthusiasm rang high during Sunday morning’s Business Program as both NACDS chairman Bob Narveson and NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson welcomed attendees to the first NACDS Total 
Store Expo.

August 12, 2013

It’s no secret that with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act set to take full effect in the next couple of years, with an estimated 30 million new patients gaining health insurance, the nation faces a shortage of providers.

A panel at the NACDS Total Store Expo on Monday, titled “Telehealth: Changing the Way Patient Care is Delivered,” covered this topic and more.

August 12, 2013

Teva Pharmaceutical and Perrigo Co. announced the launch of the generic equivalent to Temodar (temozolomide). Teva will manufacture, market and distribute the product in the United States, and both companies will equally share in the cost and profitability of the product in the country.

August 12, 2013

Team-based healthcare models like accountable care organizations and medical homes are beginning to transform and at last integrate the nation’s sprawling health system.

In a presentation on opportunities to integrate community pharmacy into emerging care models like ACOs, Ron Weinert, VP healthcare solutions for Walgreens, urged NACDS members to embrace the new health paradigm and seize the opportunity it presents.

August 12, 2013

During Sunday morning’s Business Program, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores bestowed its highest honor — the Harold W. Pratt Award — to Dennis Wiesner.

August 11, 2013

Some of the top minds in retail gathered in Las Vegas Friday to attend an exclusive one-day summit, co-hosted by the Mack Elevation Forum and the Drug Store News Group, that not only served as a special kickoff to NACDS Total Store Expo, but also provided a platform to discuss how to “create the future.”

August 11, 2013

Changes in healthcare delivery today are influencing the way community pharmacy serves patients. That was the key message healthcare policy wizard Mark McClellan, M.P.A., M.D., PhD., had for attendees of an Aug. 9 industry general session in Seattle at Cardinal Health's annual Retail Business Conference.

August 11, 2013

Suppose an emerging vendor has a product and retail buyers have expressed interest. The only problem is, it doesn’t have the funding it needs
to expand.

August 11, 2013

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced the recipients of the 2013 NACDS RxIMPACT Leader of the Year and the 2013 Politically Engaged Pharmacy Awards at the NACDS Political Involvement Reception at the NACDS Total Store Expo in Las Vegas.

August 11, 2013

All the issues and trends impacting retail pharmacy professionals and the industry they serve filter through the 50 state pharmacy associations like currents that feed a larger stream.

The summer meeting of the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations served up a laundry list of the most nagging challenges and most promising opportunities facing pharmacy leaders in the coming years.

August 11, 2013

If you are using the long-standing “always be closing” selling technique, you may just need to rethink your entire approach in order to achieve true success. That was a key message that Oren Klaff, founder of Intersection Capital, had for attendees Saturday morning.

August 11, 2013

Suppliers gathered Saturday morning to attend an intimate breakfast with Ulta Beauty’s Barbara Zamudio to learn how to succeed in doing business with Ulta and what the beauty retailer looks for from suppliers.

August 11, 2013

The Compliance Team on Saturday unveiled its Exemplary Provider Accreditation for Retail Clinics at the 2013 NACDS Total Store Expo.

August 9, 2013

As part of its continued commitment to supporting future pharmacists, Cardinal Health announced that six pharmacy schools across the country will receive more than $625,000 in funding through the Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship Program.

August 9, 2013

The philanthropic arm of the Coca-Cola Co. is donating nearly $9 million to organizations focused on well-being, community development and environmental protection.