June 24, 2012

According to DSN OTC expert Michael Johnsen, there is a great opportunity for all vendors to sell more by engaging with retailer education programs. Here are MJ's picks for hot products in health and wellness.

June 24, 2012

Maybe it’s the fact that we’re a mile above sea level that’s giving me that air-up-there feeling. But I don’t think so. Because every time I walk a new Marketplace floor, no matter the locale, I get heady with the number of opportunities that have yet to be realized. So why should this year be any different?

June 24, 2012

The next generation of trade shows is nearly upon us. Enter NACDS Total Store Expo, which debuts Aug. 10 to 13, 2013. Jim Whitman, SVP member programs and services, and Steve Perlowski, VP industry affairs and member relations, talked with Drug Store News about this new concept, which will combine the Marketplace, Pharmacy and Technology, and Supply Chain and Logistics conferences.

June 24, 2012

A mile high here at NACDS Marketplace 2012, spirits are riding about as high. All things considered, this is a pretty good time to be in the drug store business.

June 23, 2012

The 2012 National Association of Chain Drug Stores Marketplace Conference kicked off Saturday morning with a bang as retailers and suppliers gathered for Meet the Market, a special program designed to provide attendees the opportunity to present and be presented with new products.

June 23, 2012

As 2012 NACDS Marketplace swings into action, Jim Whitman, SVP member programs and services, and Steve Perlowski, VP industry affairs and member relations, talked with Drug Store News about the highlights of this year’s event and how attendees can make the meeting a success.

June 23, 2012

“Show me white spaces and create [value] that I don’t already have.” That’s what one retailer polled by the Mack Elevation Forum said regarding what suppliers need to do to score a win. And that may be both the challenge and the opportunity for suppliers today as they prepared for NACDS Marketplace meetings.

June 22, 2012

Natural skin care brand Aubrey, which is sold at natural food stores, has introduced new travel-sized moisturizing lotions for those on the go.

June 22, 2012

Unilever’s Axe Hair brand for men has teamed up with Universal Pictures' upcoming comedy “Ted” to create a partnership that speaks to the irreverent nature and humor of both the film and the Axe Hair brand.

June 21, 2012

Ben & Jerry's is looking to sweeten up summer with the launch of new Greek frozen yogurt and a new chocolate flavor.

June 21, 2012

Coca-Cola announced it will distribute a dairy product that is produced and marketed by Fair Oaks Farms Brands, a collective of American family farmers.

June 21, 2012

Hershey has named Leslie Turner as SVP, general counsel and secretary, effective July 9.

June 21, 2012

Scott Higgison has been appointed to serve as VP sales for Lansinoh, the company said.

June 21, 2012

Lansinoh Labs has partnered with TheraPearl to create a first-of-its-kind solution for breast-feeding moms that delivers 360 degrees of relief in a unique cold, warm and hot therapy pack that conforms to the breast.

June 21, 2012

Lewis Drug is celebrating its 70th anniversary — a milestone that can be attributed, in part, to its willingness to embrace change.

June 21, 2012

Nestle Drumstick has introduced new varieties to its lineup of treats.

June 21, 2012

Ore-Ida has launched a new item just in time for summer.

June 21, 2012

How is it that some companies seem to thrive in an environment of uncertainty — even chaos — while most others fail?

June 21, 2012



It may be more than just coincidence that Walgreens has decided to really blow the doors off of retail pharmacy in the same city that screams horsepower every year over Memorial Day weekend.

June 20, 2012

Bolthouse Farms has introduced new additions to its beverage lineup.

June 20, 2012

Unique Beverage Co. has expanded its Cascade Ice zero-calorie water beverage line.

June 20, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday released its comprehensive report titled "The Benefits of Nutritional Supplements (4th Edition)."

June 20, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday commended the Food and Drug Administration for its plans to reissue a revised New Dietary Ingredient Notification Draft Guidance.

June 20, 2012

Hair care brand Curls, which is geared toward the multicultural and ethnic market, has announced the launch of its new cocktail line of hair care products, each formulated to address a different issue that those with naturally curly hair may experience.