December 8, 2015

DSN senior editor Michael Johnson examines the sales activity in switch products, OTC manufacturers and the VMS category, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

December 7, 2015

Makeup apps and virtual makeovers are gaining traction in the mass market. The new ways to sample beauty are taking many forms, both in store and via smartphones.

December 7, 2015

Cirrus Healthcare Products has created a new migraine relief product that is clinically proven to reduce the duration, intensity and discomfort of migraine headaches.

December 7, 2015

Bioré embraced the benefits of charcoal for its complexion care lineup

December 7, 2015

A new, long-term pilot program from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, set to launch in 11 states in January 2017, will gauge the effectiveness of an Enhanced Medication Therapy Management model.

December 7, 2015

Pharmacies large and small are turning to sophisticated technologies that can streamline the prescription-filling process, maximize workflow and ultimately free up pharmacists to counsel their patients.

December 7, 2015

 A study from Cone Communications revealed more than 66% of companies support causes in some form. Funding from cause marketing has more than doubled in the last 12 years in North America.

December 7, 2015

Since 2005 generics have saved patients $1.68 trillion, a report released by the Generic Pharmaceutical Association showed.

December 7, 2015

Snails made big beauty headlines in 2015.

December 7, 2015

It’s 7 a.m.; do you know where your customers are? According to a report on global beauty routines conducted by analytics company RealityMine, that’s the peak time for personal grooming.

December 7, 2015

Consolidation across the OTC industry created new leaders in the OTC category in 2015.

December 7, 2015

Recent entries in the prescription delivery business have upped the ante, promising patients quicker service that fits their schedule.

December 7, 2015

Every day retailers leverage their strong neighborhood bonds to feed some mighty and noble causes. Here are some — but not all — of our current favorites.

December 7, 2015

This past year goes into the books as the year drug and discount retailers fully embraced the concept of the New General Market. 

December 7, 2015

Dexcom has developed Continuous Glucose Monitoring that allows patients to get a reading every five minutes via a disposable body-worn sensor that uses bluetooth technology to communicate with a hand-held monitor or smartphone.

December 7, 2015

This (see photo) was the very first card my wife and I received this holiday season.

December 7, 2015

There has been a lot of hope placed in the ability of recently switched products to drive significant growth within the OTC sector, and with good reason.

December 7, 2015

Vitamins have made a comeback.

December 7, 2015

Residents in the area surrounding downtown Bentonville have a new Walmart Neighborhood Market that puts a major emphasis on fresh

November 11, 2015

Usually it takes some time for any individual’s full impact on their company, their profession and their industry to come into focus after that person has moved on.

Such may be the case with Robert I. Thompson, who stepped down Sept. 18 from his position as EVP of pharmacy at Rite Aid.

November 11, 2015

Since Walgreens Boots Alliance announced that it would be acquiring Rite Aid, you’ve likely had some questions about it swirling in your head. Here’s what you need to know. 

November 11, 2015

Health care is transforming, fundamentally and forever. And pharmacy has to change with it. Recognition of that reality has made Rite Aid’s now-former pharmacy leader one of the industry’s leading advocates for a new and broader role for pharmacists.

November 11, 2015

Physicians Formula has added argan oil to its facial products.

November 11, 2015

DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the cosmetics category, including the latest trends, in this multi-page report.