July 29, 2015

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association expressed support for the DXM Abuse Prevention Act, introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives by U.S. Reps. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, and Doris Matsui, D-Calif., on Wednesday.

July 29, 2015

Patients were unable to follow approprate treatment protocols for an OTC Lipitor, so Pfizer decided to discountinue its switch application. 

July 29, 2015

E-commerce has been the fastest-growing retail channel in the U.S. beauty market, with a compound annual growth rate of 24% since 2009, the Kline Group reported on Tuesday.

July 29, 2015

Mylan on Wednesday announced that it received unconditional clearance from the European Commission under the European Union Merger Regulation for its acquisition of Perrigo Co., an Irish international manufacturer of private-label over-the-counter pharmaceuticals.

July 28, 2015

The Council for Responsible Nutrition will host a conversation with key regulators of the dietary supplement industry at annual meeting. 

July 28, 2015

A recent study showed that up to 74% of women experienced improvement in their breast discomfort after supplementing their diets with iodine. 

July 28, 2015

Mediterra nutrition bars feature various fruits, vegetables, seeds and grains, providing options for different snacking occasions throughout the day.

July 28, 2015

Procter & Gamble has named David Taylor as its next president and CEO.

July 28, 2015

The new SayAhh! Sore Throat Home Exam Aid is designed to aid parents in examining the throat area. 

July 28, 2015

According to a study, 30% of online shoppers will start buying back-to-school items at least two months before school starts, compared to 22% of overall shoppers.

July 24, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores today announced that the Exhibit Hall for the 2015 NACDS Total Store Expo, which will take place from Aug. 22 to 25 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, is sold out.

July 24, 2015

Everyone from mass merchandisers to dollar stores has been getting into the grocery business in recent years, and the vertical may soon have a new and very large participant.

July 24, 2015

Color cosmetics trends, particularly eye makeup, are driving U.S. consumers’ beauty spending, according to Mintel’s Color Cosmetics U.S. 2015 report.

July 23, 2015

A new coalition has formed to ensure safe access to over-the-counter pain relief remedies. The Protecting Access to Pain Relief Coalition officially launched on June 22 to help ensure that American consumers continue to have access to, and choice of, safe and effective pain relief, including acetaminophen.

July 23, 2015

CVS/pharmacy will launch three new exclusive beauty lines as part of an expansion into beauty categories — including naturals, therapeutics and clinically-proven products — that focuses on the intersection of health and beauty.

July 23, 2015

Baby Comfy Care won this year’s Drug Store News/ECRM Best Product Award in the personal care, oral and baby category for its Deluxe Safety Nail Clipper at ECRM’s Personal Care, Oral and Baby event from July 12 to 15. St. Louis-based Handi-Craft Co. was named as the finalist for the Dr. Brown’s Options Baby Bottle.

July 23, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart parent company Loblaw Cos. reported that the retail drug chain’s same-store sales were up 3.8% for the second quarter ended June 20.

July 23, 2015

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

July 22, 2015

The council for Responsible Nutrition has 13 new member companies, including nine associate members and four new voting members.

July 22, 2015

Hamacher Resource Group VP Dave Wendland will present continuing education sessions at the North Carolina Mutual Drug trade show, Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s ThoughtSpot Conference and Miami-Luken’s Smart Pharmacy Conference.

July 22, 2015

Markwins International Corp., a color cosmetics company, has named Jeff Rogers as president of Physician’s Formula group.

July 22, 2015

Rite Aid stores are hoping to attract more back-to-school shoppers with a new assortment of supplies, including affordable electronics and dorm room furniture.

July 21, 2015

Qore-24 creates an antimicrobial barrier on the hand for up to 24 hours, according to the company. 

July 21, 2015

Chobani announced three new Chobani Flip products as part of its largest-ever portfolio expansion on Tuesday.