December 4, 2012

The number of consumers using iPhones to gather medical information has grown by 94% since 2011, according to a new study by online medical publishing company The Patient's Guide.

November 19, 2012

RetailMeNot.com, the largest online coupon site in the U.S., has announced the launch of its newest iPhone Coupons app featuring location-specific coupons as well as expiring and new coupon notifications. These new features will allow consumers to find hundreds of deals at nearby malls this year making their holiday shopping that much easier.

November 16, 2012

Ibotta on Friday officially launched its free mobile application for iPhone users that gives consumers a new way to earn as much as $40 in cash each time they shop.

November 15, 2012

This holiday season will be both a splurge and save season for toys. Parents will splurge for one or two toys, but will round out their holiday shopping with less expensive items, according to Adrienne Appell, a spokesperson for the Toy Industry Association.


November 2, 2012

Nordic Naturals on Wednesday announced the launch of its mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android users.

September 21, 2012

Target customers who receive the retailer's mobile coupons now can access them on their iPhone or iPod Touch via Passbook.

September 20, 2012

As consumers anxiously await the debut of Apple's iPhone 5, two retailer applications — both of which were updated Wednesday — rank among the top 20 free "best-seller" apps as ranked by Apple.

September 18, 2012

“Life…supplemented” last month launched a resource app for iPhones and iPads. DSN sat down with Judy Blatman, SVP communications for the Council for Responsible Nutrition, to get the details on the launch.


August 17, 2012

Energizer is showcasing the company’s new Light Fusion Technology line.

July 25, 2012

A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson has launched a mobile medication adherence application that it said can be used for any prescription or over-the-counter medication or supplement.

July 23, 2012

A line of watch bands that allows users to sport their iPod Nano like a watch has hit retail.

July 17, 2012

Aisle411, a mobile retail navigation service, on Tuesday announced that its virtual mapping and navigation smartphone application is available to use in all of Walgreens' 7,907 drug stores nationwide.

July 11, 2012

LifeProof has introduced a new protective, waterproof case for the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S.

July 10, 2012

Walgreens on Tuesday extended its innovation in mobile technology with the introduction of a developer portal that allows third-party software developers to integrate the Walgreens QuickPrints software development kit, enabling photo printing directly from iPhone and Android mobile devices.

May 31, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has officially launched its 2012 Marketplace Conference mobile application.

May 17, 2012

Charmin has launched a new and improved mobile application that provides users with the ability to search for and rate restrooms across the country.

May 14, 2012

Grooming products company Remington and software development firm Kadro Solutions have announced the release of the i-Light Pro mobile application for iPhone, Android and iPad, in conjunction with the U.S. release of Remington i-Light Pro Intense Pulsed Light hair removal system.

May 2, 2012

The number of healthcare diagnostic products featuring a direct link to Apple's iPhone or iPod Touch increased by one on Wednesday as Sanofi US announced the launch of the iBGStar Blood Glucose Monitoring System.

April 17, 2012

Technology is changing the general merchandise aisles. Online greeting cards have grabbed share from traditional cards, and photofinishing is taking a hit as consumers move to digital photo publishing.

April 9, 2012

GNC has introduced a new, free mobile application for Android and iPhone devices.

March 9, 2012

Walgreens is bringing its pharmacy to the palms of customers' hands by introducing new mobile features that aim to improve the management of prescription needs and medication adherence.

March 6, 2012

A supermarket chain in the Northeast is the latest to enter the mobile application game.

February 29, 2012

Supervalu announced the launch of a custom-built mobile application designed to give customers the tools they need to be efficient while shopping at its stores.

January 25, 2012

Pharmacy customers looking to view and compare prescription drug prices now can do so on their iPhone or Android device.