August 6, 2013

Target is acquiring online skin care site DermStore, the mass merchandise retailer said Tuesday.

August 6, 2013

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service announced it has awarded a multi-year contract to SpeedFC to build and maintain an ecommerce platform, replacing a proprietary legacy environment.

August 6, 2013

It’s show time! Jam-packed with all of the excitement that is Las Vegas, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo has officially kicked off. As you gear up for the next few days and embark on this game-changing event, DSN has compiled a list of 10 key things to do at NACDS TSE.

August 6, 2013

A new report from UnitedHealthcare released Monday discusses engagement strategies and incentives used by its employees that contributed to improved workforce health and $107 million in healthcare cost-savings in the first 36 months, illustrating how employers can play a valuable role in spurring employees to take action to improve their health.

August 6, 2013

Valeant Pharmaceuticals announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Bausch + Lomb.

August 6, 2013

According to a Walgreens back-to-school survey released Tuesday, parents of school-age children report a significant number are fans of cartoon brands well into high school.

August 6, 2013

Wegmans Food Markets will make its first delivery of 18,324 pounds of non-perishable food to the Manna Food Center, the grocer announced.

August 6, 2013

Successful consumer wellness programs aren't only about generating sales across a broad selection of better-for-you products, they're about cultivating a lifestyle choice among consumers.

August 5, 2013

Soupman, the parent company of soup brand the Original SoupMan, is proud to announce that for the first time they can say, "Soup for Walmart."

August 5, 2013

Accardi Clinical Pharmacy, an independent community pharmacy in Orange City, Fla., is this year’s recipient of the Good Neighbor Pharmacy of the Year award, AmerisourceBergen announced Monday.

August 5, 2013

Amneal Pharmaceuticals has introduced five new generic drugs, the company said.

August 5, 2013

Ethnic beauty brand Black Opal has named Triveni Ravi as the winner of its 2013 True Beauty Model Search.

August 5, 2013

Church & Dwight is ready to make a significant investment behind its gummy line of vitamins, Jim Craigie, C&D executive chairman, CEO and interim president, told analysts.

August 5, 2013

Dana Classic Fragrances, whose signature brands include Tabu, Chantilly, Love’s Baby Soft and English Leather, announced on Monday that former Avon executive Terrence Moorehead has been named CEO.

August 5, 2013

Nearly a quarter of Americans are using electronic medical records for checking test results, refilling prescriptions and making appointments, while more than half say they would like to use them, but don't have access, according to a new study.

August 5, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved for shipment the latest version of a GlaxoSmithKline flu vaccine, the drug maker said Monday.

August 5, 2013

Can one of the nation’s premier specialty pharmacies maintain its focus on each patient it serves while simultaneously smashing its own growth records and reaching national power-player status in the rarified world of specialized medication services?

August 5, 2013

So is it true that all leaders have vision? Or put another way, can leaders be effective without vision? asks Dave Wendland, VP of Hamacher Resource Group. My instincts suggest that a prerequisite to effective leadership is the ability to create and ignite vision.

August 5, 2013

A new treatment for bacterial infections of the vagina is now available, the drug's manufacturer said.

August 5, 2013

Lil' Drug Store Products on Monday announced it will enable expectant couples to share their pregnancy announcements on PreSeed.com, the site for its Pre-Seed Fertility-Friendly Lubricant.

August 5, 2013

Ahold USA is encouraging its pharmacists to be more proactive and form closer relationships with their patients with the launch of ACT!, a program that stands for “Acknowledge,” “Coach” and “Thank.”

Why is this important? Ahold is a pharmacy retailer to watch. Notice that DSN didn't say "supermarket pharmacy retailer"?

August 5, 2013

Express Scripts and Walgreens last week announced the launch of Smart90 Walgreens, a new option for Express Scripts clients interested in 90-day prescription drug programs and to help drive lower costs. The program is expected to improve medication adherence by both providing a cost value to the patient while maintaining what has more and more become a crucial patient-pharmacist face-to-face encounter.

What a difference a year makes. Far removed from its squabbles over reimubursement, the two companies partner on a new program that reinforces the value that retail pharmacy provides and the innovative ways that retail and mail can work together to create solutions that help get patients on, and keep them on, their medications.

August 5, 2013

Walgreens reported July sales of $6 billion, an increase of 8%. Sales in comparable stores increased by 6.3% in July.

August 5, 2013

The Jacksonville Jaguars late last month announced a five-year partnership with Publix whereby Publix becomes the "Official Supermarket of the Jaguars."