August 8, 2016

Walmart Stores announced it will acquire retail start-up — and would-be Amazon rival — Jet.com for approximately $3 billion in cash.

August 3, 2016

DSN associate editor David Salazar examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of pharmacy spending, telehealth, generics and technology, in this multi-page report.

August 2, 2016

Bausch + Lomb introduced a new and improved PreserVision AREDS 2 Formula + Multivitamin, one of the better selling vitamins on the shelf with $135.1 million in sales on 19.6% growth across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI.

August 2, 2016

Sales of OTC medicines continue on a steady pace with dollar volumes up half a billion dollars over the first half of 2016, according to data culled from IRI.

August 2, 2016

For the full year, revenue for Cardinal Health's Pharmaceutical segment increased 20% to $109.1 billion, and segment profit increased 19% to $2.5 billion.

August 2, 2016

Based on second-quarter performance, CVS Health is raising and narrowing its Adjusted EPS guidance and also raising its free cash flow guidance for 2016.

August 2, 2016

GSK Consumer Healthcare’s Flonase allergy remedy was the single greatest generator of incremental dollars for the 52 weeks ended May 15 across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI data, with $345.2 million in sales on 209.9% growth.

August 2, 2016

More vitamins, minerals and supplements were sold online so far in 2016 than have been sold through a Walmart store, TABS Analytics reported earlier this year.

August 2, 2016

According to an AARP survey of 1,480 Americans ages 50 years and older, 82% said good nutrition was either very or extremely important to their overall health.

July 6, 2016

Comparable front-end sales flat, but Walgreens in process of updating its beauty sector, with a rollout to more than 1,800 stores expected by the end of calendar 2016.

July 5, 2016

For the quarter, the company saw revenues of $723.6 million — a 1.6% rise over the same quarter last year that it attributes to overall market growth and the expansion of its franchised store network.

June 16, 2016

Kroger's total sales increased 4.7% to $34.6 billion in the first quarter compared to $33.1 billion for the same period last year.

June 16, 2016

Pharmacy reimbursement for the quarter challenged an otherwise strong Rite Aid first quarter.

June 10, 2016

Afferent is a leader in developing therapeutic candidates to treat common, poorly managed neurogenic conditions by targeting the P2X3 receptor, and its lead candidate, AF-219, is currently being evaluated in clinical trials to treat refractory, chronic cough, as well as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis with cough. 

June 1, 2016

DSN associate editor David Salazar examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of pharmacy technology, in this multi-page report.

June 1, 2016

As a format, adult gummy vitamins continue to trend well, and sales of gummy formulations across both adults and kids were up in the first quarter of 2016.

June 1, 2016

Americans are turning more toward weight-management solutions than weight-control solutions.

May 27, 2016

The company’s adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization grew 35% to $15.7 million and its gross profit increased 3.1% to $141.3 million, compared to 137.1 million in the prior-year period.

May 26, 2016

The company’s U.S. comparable store sales for the quarter saw a 0% increase and a 2% increase for the first 36 weeks of the year.

May 26, 2016

Among Toronto, Canada-based Privacy Analytics’ solutions are scalable tools for de-identifying and anonymizing patient-level data. 

May 26, 2016

Kmart parent company Sears Holdings on Thursday announced its first quarter sales figures, as well as the departure of its CFO and plans to explore ways to expand distribution of its key brands outside its own stores. 

May 25, 2016

CVS Health’s efforts to dispense opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone without a prescription has already come to 23 states and the company has announced plans to expand to seven more over the course of the summer.

May 19, 2016

At Sam’s Club, net sales, without fuel, grew by 2.9%. Membership income increased by nearly 4%, as Plus member renewals grew by more than 30%, and Plus penetration was near an all-time high.

May 6, 2016

Walgreens Boots Alliance is not selling any shares and will not receive any proceeds from the proposed offering.