November 16, 2016

There are definitely several themes playing out across Drug Store News’ top 10 list of breakthrough brands, defined by those brands that have contributed the most impactful growth over an annualized period, in this case for the 52 weeks ended Oct. 2 across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI.

November 16, 2016

Earlier this year, Omnis Health created a dedicated diabetes-management solution for women diagnosed with gestational diabetes who are extremely passionate, both about managing their condition and the health of their newborns.

November 16, 2016

Generic medications saved the U.S. healthcare system more money in 2015 than ever before, according to the eighth-annual “2016 Generic Drug Savings & Access in the United States Report,” compiled by Quintiles IMS Institute on behalf of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association. This year’s report found $227 billion saved by using generics in 2015.

November 16, 2016

SmartShake started in 2009 as a solution for gym users to carry their protein shakes. Today, it's used as a lunch box, water bottle, snack box and coffee cup container that features compartments that store powder, pills, snacks or other items.

November 16, 2016

During the one-day DSN-Mack Elevation 10X Growth Summit, held before TSE, seven leaders shared their insights on the leading characteristics and skill sets embraced by 10X growth companies. Here, DSN shares seven big ideas from the event.

November 16, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the OTC diabetes market, highlighting in-depth sales activity and new — and old — products hitting shelves.

November 16, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the latest OTC trends, highlighting in-depth sales activity and new — and old — products hitting shelves.

November 16, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the women's health market, highlighting in-depth sales activity and new — and old — products hitting shelves.

November 16, 2016

Shea Moisture is unleashing the second phase of its call-to-action program, #BreakTheWalls. This time, the Sundial Brands-owned skin and hair line is challenging the concept of a one-size-fits all representation of beauty.

November 16, 2016

Univision Communications Inc., in partnership with Nielsen, in October took a deep dive into how Hispanics buy and shop the self-care aisles. They are an important demographic for OTC purveyors — they have larger households than average; they’re more brand loyal; and they’re not only younger than the average American, but also have a longer life expectancy.

November 16, 2016

The Female Health Company, now known as Veru Healthcare following its merger with Aspen Park Pharmaceuticals, earlier this year introduced its Female Condom, FC2, at both Walgreens and Kinney Drugs.

November 16, 2016

There aren’t many good-news stories when it comes to loss prevention. But Walmart and its partner Corrective Education are trying to change that with the introduction of the Walmart Restorative Justice Initiative.

November 14, 2016

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the cosmetics category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the beauty aisle.

November 14, 2016

DSN associate editor David Salazar examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of generics, in this multi-page report.

November 14, 2016

In this report, DSN examines sales activity in the natural beverage and beer categories, highlighting new products that are shaking up the consumables aisles.

October 19, 2016

Drug Store News recently spoke with Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy group VP Gerry Gleeson about the company’s approach to specialty and the importance of a focus on patient care and pharmacist education in that space.

October 17, 2016

Brands offering natural and organic skin and hair care products have expanded, and consumers have more knowledge and choices when it comes to natural beauty than ever before.

October 17, 2016

In this report, DSN examines what's trending now in the natural and organic beauty category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the beauty aisles.

October 17, 2016

Boehringer Ingelheim is looking to spark some excitement across the antacids aisle with the launch of its Duo Fusion combination antacid, which couples a fast-acting heartburn remedy with an H2 blocker to provide both immediate and longer-lasting relief from heartburn.

October 17, 2016

Earth Mama Angel Baby has introduced two new gift bags — one for new moms going back to work and one to help create a nighttime routine to help encourage baby sleep.

October 17, 2016

In the slightly less than one year since CVS Health acquired all of Target’s 1,669 pharmacies and 79 retail clinics, the company has completed the process of turning them into CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic locations. As ambitious as those numbers may sound, now comes the even tougher job — making patients in those stores aware of the health services they can now access at their local CVS Pharmacy in Target.

October 17, 2016

This isn’t your parents’ private-label business any more. To be sure, the rules of the store brand game have changed over the years — price matters, but it certainly isn’t the only factor driving the growing consumer interest in private label that exists today. CVS has upped its game in private label over the last several years, with store brand penetration up from about 17% in 2010 to more than 22% today.

October 17, 2016

Specialty medicines made up 36% of all drug spend for the year ended May 2016, according to IMS Health data.

October 17, 2016

Who’s leading the retail health revolution? One of the chief innovators in the transformation of U.S. health care is surely CVS Health.