May 4, 2012

According to Biotab Nutraceuticals chief marketing officer Robert Wilhovsky, there is seasonality within sleep aids. Biotab fielded the No. 3 sleep aid Alteril in food, drug and mass (without Walmart) with dollar growth of more than 126% for the 12 weeks ended April 15, according to SymphonyIRI Group data. Drug Store News caught up with Wilhovsky to talk about how Biotab approaches the overall sleep category, and how the company helps drive its sleep aid solution through key selling periods.

September 24, 2015

A new study from market research firm Packaged Facts is revealing the extent to which shoppers use social media when they hit the grocery store — from price comparison to the people they follow influencing their purchases. 

September 11, 2015

In order to get the recommended 18 milligrams of iron per day through food, you’d need to eat 45 ounces of chicken breast. 

September 10, 2015

Prilosec OTC will donate $125,000 to Taste of the NFL on Feb. 6, 2016, the company stated.

August 28, 2015

Lifeway Foods, a supplier of kefir cultured dairy products, on Thursday announced that the company’s Protein Kefir product has expanded its distribution to Harris Teeter. 

August 26, 2015

In honor of Feeding America’s Hunger Action Month, Meijer announced Wednesday that it will double match every customer's $10 Simply Give donation made Sept. 3 to 5.

August 20, 2015

The snack aisle is getting healthier. Manufacturers have listened and answered the call from consumers, said Sally Lyons Wyatt, general manager in Client Insights at IRI.

August 20, 2015

Consumers want natural products that are good for them, but what exactly is “natural” when it comes to health and beauty products?

August 20, 2015

TruTag Technologies is looking to impact the food and drug industry with its edible security platform. “TruTags,” the company's microtags, can help to authenticate products without packaging or labels. DSN recently spoke with Kent Mansfield, president of TruTag Technologies.

August 20, 2015

DSN has partnered with Competitive Promotion Report (CPR) and IRI to create a series of exclusive reports. This article highlights the market performance of major brands in the pain category for both the internal and external analgesic segments.

August 19, 2015

Only 1 in 143 shoppers accounted for 80% of volume for the average new product studied.

August 19, 2015

When time isn’t a factor, Americans say taste and health benefits are the most important deciding factors in breakfast foods.

August 19, 2015

Two focal points expected to increase engagement and relevancy amongTarget guests. 

August 17, 2015

Former Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson and Flowers Foods Chairman George Deese received the 2015 Hall of Achievement award from the Grocery Manufacturers Association during its  annual Leadership Forum. 

August 13, 2015

A strong majority of Americans (72%) - crossing regional, political, generational, gender and income lines — believe the current federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour is lower than it should be

August 12, 2015

PepsiCo and Feed the Children joined forces in Rochester, N.Y. today to provide  food and daily essentials to 800 families in need. 

August 12, 2015

A new report from MSLGROUP and the Hartman Group is underscoring grocers’ need to appeal to millennial shoppers in unique ways.

August 5, 2015

Nearly 60% of American women examine beauty product labels before purchase, according to all-natural beauty brand Kari Gran’s Green Beauty Barometer survey, released Wednesday.

July 23, 2015

A recent survey conducted by the Private Label Manufacturers Association revealed that private label products offered significant savings.

July 10, 2015

Today the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation, PepsiCo and Feed the Children are launching “Get Ready Fest: Feeding Philadelphia,” an event that provides 800 pre-identified Philadelphia-area families with wellness resources, food and essentials.

July 8, 2015

Albertsons completed its acquisition of Safeway earlier this year to create a $57.5 billion company that now plans to return to public ownership with a major stock offering that has implications for trading partners and competitors.

July 8, 2015

 In honor of National Ice Cream Month, Mars Ice Cream has released survey that revealed that 65% of Americans say ice cream is one of their favorite foods to eat during the summer. 

July 1, 2015

McKesson held its Final Night Party at ideaShare 2015 on June 27 aboard the USS Midway. Attendees were treated to food, entertainment and tours of the aircraft carrier.

June 30, 2015

Through a combination of social media and a tour of key BBQ festivals across the country, TUMS maintains brand awareness around its fast relief promise.