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.

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. 

June 29, 2015

A survey of 1,100 U.S. online grocery shoppers shows that more than half have increased the amount of grocery shopping they do online by an average of 29%.

June 24, 2015

It's official — International food retailers Delhaize and Ahold have entered into an agreement to merge, creating a base of more than 6,500 stores.

June 23, 2015

Consumers generally feel good about their shopping interactions across supermarkets and retail, Temkin Group finds. 

June 22, 2015

The organization will give away $15.5 million in grants to seven national nonprofits to support free meal and nutrition education programs this summer and throughout the school year.

June 18, 2015

Regional pharmacy chain Bartell Drugs has announced that it is continuing its tradition of helping to fight hunger in the Puget Sound area with its “Bartell’s Community Food Drive,” a community partnership with Food Lifeline.

June 16, 2015

The FDA announced on Tuesday that it determined that partially hydrogenated oils, the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not generally recognized as safe for use in human food.

May 29, 2015

 According to the Wall Street Journal, Amazon will add items such as milk, cereal, baby food and household cleaners to its Elements private label brand.

May 26, 2015

H-E-B on Monday responded to its customers located in the Texas communities impacted by flooding. 

May 21, 2015
Amazon.com is offering one-hour delivery of products from select local stores in Manhattan through its Prime Now service. In Manhattan, customers can now purchase groceries, prepared meals and baked goods from D’Agostino, Gourmet Garage and Billy’s Bakery through the Prime Now app.
 
May 20, 2015

Is there a niche OTC opportunity on which food, drug and mass retailer pharmacies are not fully capitalizing? If the answer isn’t yes, then the cat is already out of the bag — according to the American Pet Products Association the market for pet supplies and OTC medicines will grow by 4.7% by the end of the year.

May 20, 2015

The retail behemoth that is Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is fixing its sights on a new target: the nation’s overstretched and overly costly primary healthcare system. The result could be a major disruption of that system and the acceleration of health reform in America.

May 19, 2015

As consumers increasingly look to curb their sugar and fat intake, many food and beverage companies are opting to go small, according to an Adweek report.

May 18, 2015

Target’s leadership has been quite vocal about its desire to reinvent its food business to focus on healthier options and, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

May 13, 2015

Wegmans Food Markets announced it is a key element of a revitilazation program for Admirals Row in New York City. 

May 6, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart helped fuel Loblaw’s first quarter as the company continues to implement best-of-breed practices across its network.

May 1, 2015

Greek-yogurt brand Chobani on Friday announced plans for a new creative platform and campaign that will reaffirm its commitment to providing better food for more people.

April 30, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance to sponsor USA Pavilion at world fair.