March 4, 2015

Walgreens recently reinvented its “SaturDate” program into a larger, more impactful program and rebranded it “Beauty Must-Haves.”

March 4, 2015

Introduced in spring 2014, Discover Beauty Within is an exclusive publication to Walgreens, published through a joint venture between Walgreens and Lebhar-Friedman Inc. The first-of-its-kind beauty and wellness magazine focuses specifically on the mass market beauty customer.

March 4, 2015

There was a $1.1 billion gain in OTC sales between 2013 and 2014, according to data culled from IRI, some $500 million of which can be attributed to an increase in sales across all cough-cold/allergy/sinus products and an approximate $300 million to a rise in digestive sales.

March 4, 2015

When GVP/GMM, beauty and personal care Shannon Curtin arrived at Walgreen Co. about five years ago, the beauty department was already regarded as one of the best and most efficient in the mass business. But it was missing one element Curtin and her teamwork diligently to nurture — love.

March 4, 2015

Walgreens’ beauty team works diligently to please customers, but Michelle Hobson’s job as senior manager of beauty program development is to lead the charge for all training efforts and key strategic beauty programs for the company’s most precious assets — its Beauty Advisors.

March 4, 2015

The L'Oréal Foundation and UNESCO will present in March the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards. Meanwhile, passengers going through the terminals of the Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports will discover an exhibition of the five laureates by photographer Brigitte Lacombe.

March 4, 2015

Barb Larson has seen myriad changes in her role as division merchandise manager at Walgreens. But what she’s most proud of today is how Walgreens has become more connected to shoppers than ever.

March 4, 2015

The pressure on mass market fragrances has yet to ease due in part to declining sales of celebrity fragrances and a reduction in fragrance innovation. And men’s fragrance is no exception.

March 4, 2015

To be sure, Walgreens started out on its Go Big in Beauty mission before its partnership with Boots began in 2012. But Boots, with its rich portfolio of beauty brands certainly helped ‘kick’ things up a notch or two.

March 3, 2015

Publix, Aldi and H-E-B share something besides all operating in the grocery sector.

 

March 2, 2015

Mark Hill Salon Professional, which was developed by British celebrity hairstylist Mark Hill, has secured its first partnership since its U.S. introduction in 2013.

February 27, 2015

Following the creation of the Beachwaver Pro rotating curling iron, celebrity hairstylist Sarah Potempa has introduced her latest innovation in hair styling.

February 26, 2015

Ahold USA is realigning its value proposition in an effort to drive sales in 2015. 

February 24, 2015

Hamacher Resource Group identified the five front-end growth categories for independent pharmacy. 

February 24, 2015

According to the latest Walgreens Flu Index, flu activity is no longer picking up across the West Coast and in Texas. 

February 20, 2015

Boiron app is leading 4,500 customers per week to the most appropriate homeopathic remedy.

February 17, 2015

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation on Tuesday announced Dennis Worthen as the recipient of the 2015 APhA Foundation Jacob W. Miller Award. He was selected in recognition of his commitment and contributions to the APhA Foundation for more than 20 years.

February 17, 2015

CVS Health weighs in on the next chapter in the debate about the impact of expensive drugs on the healthcare system in a commentary that appears today on the Health Affairs blog.

February 17, 2015

Fitbit, one of the market leaders in the fast-growing connected health and fitness category, on Tuesday announced the launch of a fun and motivating Fitbit Celebrity Challenges series.

February 17, 2015

The flu is making its way to the Southeastern United States, according to the latest Walgreens Flu Index.

February 11, 2015

Americans are now spending an average of 4.7 hours a day on their smartphones — more than their counterparts in at least 11 countries around the world — according to a new monthly report from Informate, a privately held mobile measurement firm.

February 10, 2015

CVS Health delivered a solid fourth quarter and strong financial performance in 2014 and, according to CVS Health executives, further demonstrated that its unique business model is winning in the marketplace.

February 10, 2015

This year's incidence of flu continues to remain strongest across the South, expecially in Texas and its bordering states.

 

February 9, 2015

Revlon announced on Monday that former Cigna executive Benjamin Karsch is joining the company as EVP, chief marketing officer, Revlon Consumer.