April 22, 2015

“Our health-and-wellness experts are leading the way for the future of health care in our stores and beyond.”

For any retail pharmacy provider, that would be a bold, perhaps even overly confident, assertion. But coming as it does from Walmart, it’s something that both the U.S. healthcare system and Walmart’s competitors are taking seriously.

April 22, 2015

Now in its 110th year, H-E-B is a pioneer in food-store pharmacy retailing.

April 22, 2015

What supermarket pharmacy provider scores highest in consumer satisfaction? That would be Lakeland, Fla.-based Publix Super Markets, the largest employee-owned U.S. grocery chain.

April 22, 2015

Established in 1942, Lewis Drug made its mark as the first self-service drug store in South Dakota. Today, Lewis continues to go strong with an even greater emphasis on improving patient health outcomes.

April 22, 2015

Building on its strong service reputation and a solid foundation of loyal shoppers in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region, Wegmans will continue its slow but steady expansion as it extends its menu of health-and-wellness offerings.

April 22, 2015

Five macro trends impacted sales of OTC medicines in 2014, Bob Sanders, EVP at IRI, shared with attendees of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association Annual Executive Conference in March. On the plus side, switch continues to drive considerable growth across OTC aisles — Rx-to-OTC accounted for 1970 of OTC sales and 2770 of growth in the past five years, and that trend is likely to continue, Sanders said

April 22, 2015

Welcome to the big leagues, Haggen Food & Pharmacy.

April 15, 2015

KT Health, parent company to KT Tape and a producer of kinesiology tape and related sports medicine products in the retail market, has named Greg Venner president and CEO.

April 13, 2015

Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals on Monday acquired Mexican OTC and nutritional manufacturer Advanced Pharmaceuticals and Nutritionals. 

April 8, 2015

Boar's Head rolls out a premium line of products, ranging from hummus singles to antipasto snack packs. 

April 8, 2015

Mylan on Wednesday announced a proposal to acquire Perrigo in $29 billion deal. 

April 7, 2015

Jack Link’s, a producer of meat snacks, announced a “brand refresh," which includes an updated logo, package design and product formulation.

April 6, 2015

The Independent Pharmacy Alliance endorses ImmuDyne's full line of INR Wellness immune support products. 

February 24, 2015

USANA's proprietary vitamin C supplement Proflavanol C100 is featured on "The Dr. Oz Show." 

February 5, 2015

The Retail Dietitians Business Alliance on Wednesday announced the results of the first salary survey for retail dietitians.

February 3, 2015

Iovate Health Sciences International on Monday introduced StrongGirl, a new line of supplements available exclusively at GNC and Lucky Vitamin Stores.

January 23, 2015

NuGo Nutrition on Thursday acquired Gnu Foods FiberLove bars. As the newest member of the NuGo portfolio, the fiber bars will have the same exact recipe as FiberLove bars, but with a new name to emphasize their taste: NuGo Fiber d'Lish.

January 23, 2015

Mobile is increasingly influencing all stages along the shopper’s path-to-purchase for CPG items. New research from mobile audience intelligence firm NinthDecimal examines how mobile usage and marketing is transforming how shoppers interact with CPG brands.

 

January 22, 2015

Glucose Health recently launched a powder blend that can assist in the stabilization of healthy glucose levels, the company announced.

January 20, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical on Tuesday announced the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Teva Pharmaceuticals USA vs. Sandoz et al. that reversed the Federal Circuit Court’s judgment of invalidity of Teva’s ‘808 patent for Copaxone (glatiramer acetate injection) 20 mg/mL.

January 12, 2015

Perrigo and Ferrara Candy Co. announced Monday that Perrigo's Nutritionals division has signed a supply agreement with Ferrara to manufacture store brand gummy vitamins and dietary supplements.

January 9, 2015

A new survey from Prevention and Centrum found that nearly half of those polled are concerned they may not be getting enough of one or more key nutrients.

January 8, 2015

Consumers were offered more than $496 billion dollars in consumer incentives through Free Standing Inserts in 2014, an increase of 6.4% compared to last year, according to a Kantar Media report released Thursday.

January 8, 2015

Trovita Health Science announced the introduction of its Enu ready-to-drink nutritional shake in select ShopRite supermarket locations throughout the northeastern United States.