February 2, 2017

Home health care is a natural fit for community pharmacies and helps drive home the channel’s ability to provide a comprehensive assortment of health-and-wellness items under one roof.

February 2, 2017

Americans can’t do enough for their furry friends. To that end, growth continues to be the watchword in the pet care category.

February 2, 2017

Drug Store News spoke with GPhA president and CEO Chip Davis about the organization’s efforts in 2016 and plans for the remainder of 2017.

January 26, 2017

After four decades in retailing, Panzer has been lucky enough to have a number of great mentors in business, but the Albertson’s healthcare chief tells DSN some of the most important lessons he ever learned came as a young cowhand on his grandmother’s Santa Fe ranch.

January 6, 2017

The proof a category is hot can be measured not only by the number of players looking to participate in that category, but also by the heft of new entrants. Such is the case with aromatherapy.

January 6, 2017

From the hot color segments and new product launches to apps and the Canadian beauty scene, DSN highlights what you need to know about the beauty business in 2017 in this multi-page special report.

January 6, 2017

Sales of diet aids are rocketing across retail right now thanks in no small part to the 38% of Americans who made weight-related resolutions for 2017.

January 6, 2017

Overall, sales of multivitamins are relatively flat — 0.2% annual growth toward a $1.8 billion base. So, have sales of multivitamins plateaued, or are there pockets of opportunity out there?

January 6, 2017

Nature’s Bounty launched a line of aromatherapy products under the Nature’s Origin banner that includes an essential oils kit.

January 6, 2017

A number of recent product offerings in the VMS space may represent white-space opportunities — or products that help create a marketing or merchandising niche that resonates with today’s consumer.

January 6, 2017

Nutrex is introducing OutLift, a new pre-workout product that is differentiated by having no proprietary blend (full disclosure ingredients) and contains no “banned” ingredients.

January 6, 2017

Troy Talarico, VP sales Fusion Diet Systems, discusses the consumer diet aid trend.

January 6, 2017

Sports nutrition is a category beginning to emerge as a viable destination center within mass outlets, and the trend line behind this mass growth is a gravitation toward “cleaner” ingredients.

January 6, 2017

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the state of the vitamins, minerals and supplements market, and products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

January 4, 2017

The continued decline in the number of heavy buyers (those who purchased more than three types of vitamins in a year) was a key trend captured by the 2016 TABS Analytics Vitamin and Minerals Supplements study.

January 4, 2017

Beauty brands are rushing to add apps as a ploy to allow shoppers to experiment with beauty more often, while also eliminating the need for consumers to return products because of disappointment in shades. If a brand doesn’t have an app now, it probably will this year.

January 4, 2017

DSN associate editor David Salazar examines the state of the pharmacy industry in this multi-page report.

January 4, 2017

The one truth a new Trump Administration and a Republican Congress represents is change, and for some, that spells opportunity.

January 4, 2017

From the hot color segments to new product launches, here is what you need to know about the beauty business in 2017.

January 4, 2017

VR. AR. AI… Oh my. In this report, DSN outlines big trends, predictions and critical issues that will make the news in 2017 and beyond.

January 4, 2017

Interest in dietary supplements, sports nutrition, diet aids, meal-replacement solutions and even energy shots has never been higher, according to a Kline consumer survey released last year, particularly among baby boomers.

January 4, 2017

Young adults are increasingly incorporating dietary supplements into their health regimens as a strategy toward being healthier.

January 4, 2017

As is typical of an industry tied so closely to legislation and the markets, the state of retail pharmacy is typically one in flux. With 2016 in the rearview mirror and both 2017 and a new presidential administration ahead, what are the biggest changes facing the industry?

January 4, 2017

Pokémon Go offers some fresh ideas on how to drive consumers to their stores and to their brands.