August 22, 2015

DSN and Mack Elevation Forum on Friday celebrated the front cover of the Drug Store News August issue, which features a special report defining the New General Market.

August 20, 2015

Millennials influence and inspire the New General Market. Most agree they are the cultural catalysts and actually influence consumers way beyond their age segment.

August 20, 2015

Jennifer Cheslock, 21, never goes anywhere without her Summer’s Eve products. They are in her gym bag and in her apartment at college. And it isn’t something she learned from her mom — her friends suggested the brand.

August 20, 2015

Being consistent is good, but you need to be consistently great to keep up with today’s New General Market, according to Dave Fox, president and CEO of DenTek Oral Care.

August 20, 2015

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the greeting card category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the general merchandise aisle.

August 20, 2015

When 26-year-old Tracy Dalton forgot her toothpaste when visiting a friend’s house, she fell in love with her friend’s brand, hello. “I had never seen the brand before, but it just looked so friendly and called out to me,” she said.

August 20, 2015

Kao Brands has a philosophy in place, which is well suited to win the loyalty of the upcoming generation of millennials — as well as the consumers that segment influences.

August 20, 2015

To reach millennials, Mentholatum aims to be where they are, while also having relevant content in line with their passions.

August 20, 2015

There’s nothing “general” about the emerging market segments, according to Larry Levin, EVP business development at IRI. The catalysts for change are shoppers with a “millennial mindset” — not just those born between 1980 to 2000, but those who are influenced by that group — and the mushrooming ranks of multicultural consumers.

August 20, 2015

As we closed this issue of Drug Store News, with our massive special report on the New General Market consumer, major news broke that once again underscored how much the world has changed, and how the best brands change with it.

August 20, 2015

In the Aug. 24 issue, DSN also highlighted some of the companies attracting — and retaining — New General Market consumers, including Ansell, Beiersdorf, Dentek, Fleet, hello products, Kao Brands, Mentholatum, Paris Presents and Wahl.

August 20, 2015

Real guys, real grooming. That message has been part of the culture at Wahl Clipper since it was founded by Leo Wahl 96 years ago.

August 20, 2015

A new wave of consumers is quickly becoming the most powerful economic force in retail, and it is causing every company — retailer and supplier alike — to think differently about how they engage, market and build relationships with this new generation.

August 20, 2015

Over the past 15 years, studies have indicated how different America will look in the future — in 2020, 2040, 2050 and beyond. However, the United States isn’t on the brink of change. It has indeed already changed well beyond demographics, and the cultural shift that we are now witnessing will continue as a defining part of the landscape and future of the nation.

August 19, 2015

In the next several years, millennials will represent 30% of dollars coming into consumer package good companies. As a result, its up to brand marketers to figure out how to reach millennial consumers. 

August 6, 2015

CPG companies know that there is a new general market consumer out there, but before they can market to them, they must ask themselves who is included in that demographic — and the answer is everyone. 

August 6, 2015

GMDC has played an integral role in front-end merchandising for almost five decades. 

August 3, 2015

Healthcare technology company PerceptiMed announced in mid-July the appointment of the 17th Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Richard Carmona, to its board of directors, effective Aug. 1.

August 2, 2015

One of the biggest announcements that Good Neighbor Pharmacy president David Neu made at AmerisourceBergen ThoughtSpot 2015’s General Session was that the company’s premier level suite of products and services would be expanded and now made available to its customers across all software platforms.

August 2, 2015

AmerisourceBergen and Good Neighbor Pharmacy introduced a slew of new programs at ThoughtSpot 2015 this year. Drug Store News caught up with David Neu, EVP AmerisourceBergen and president Good Neighbor Pharmacy, at the show to discuss how those new programs will help Good Neighbor Pharmacy pharmacists better navigate the future.

August 2, 2015

Topeka Pharmacy was named the Good Neighbor Pharmacy of the Year winner here at AmerisourceBergen ThoughtSpot 2015’s General Session. Topeka Pharmacy — which serves Topeka, Ind., a town of about 1,100 people that’s 60% Amish and has a single stoplight — garnered more online votes than Santa Monica, Calif.-based McCarthy Pharmacy and Bayshore Pharmacy in Atlantic Highlands, N.J.

July 30, 2015

There is a new general market consumer out there, and retailers and CPG companies better know how to market to them — because they are asking different questions, are more diverse than ever and include everyone.

July 8, 2015

The New General Market consumer, influenced by the millennial mindset, is not just a new consumer that must be understood, but also the core influencer of tomorrow’s shopping experience.

June 26, 2015

Kevin Kettler, SVP marketing, U.S. Pharmaceutical at McKesson, took Drug Store News on a guided tour of the McKesson ideaShare show floor following the Opening General Session yesterday. The five stations included on the tour are designed to increase access to patients, help bring those patients into the store and maximize these patients by offering new services to bring in new revenue.