December 6, 2016

The competitive landscape throughout the OTC arena has changed significantly over the past five years, with the Top 10 rankings shifting in the past year thanks to a slew of acquisitions and joint ventures.

December 6, 2016

There is a paradigm shift under way in the men’s grooming category, and electric shavers, as well as the retailers that sell them, are feeling the effects of this revolution.

December 6, 2016

As consumer dietary habits have shifted in recent years, confectionary companies have had a tougher task of finding ways to drive growth in the candy aisles.

December 6, 2016

M&M’s Caramel Chocolate Candies, which debuts April 2017, will be the brand's biggest launch in its history.

December 6, 2016

PerceptiMed has developed ScripClip, a will-call solution that matches a drug’s NDC number to a proprietary RF tag that’s scanned into a pharmacy’s management system.

December 6, 2016

DSN has named Thrifty White Pharmacy its 2016 Pharmacy Innovator award winner. DSN publisher Eric Savitch and editor in chief/associate publisher Rob Eder presented the award to Thrifty White president and CEO Bob Narveson, COO Tim Weippert and key members of the company’s pharmacy leadership team at an exclusive reception at Minneapolis’ Butcher and the Boar restaurant.

December 6, 2016

The bottom line behind President-elect Donald Trump’s proposals: The cost burden of the $3 trillion industry will shift away from the federal government and toward private enterprise, state government and consumers.

December 6, 2016

Drug Store News last week wrapped its 18th Industry Issues Summit. What began almost two decades ago as a closed-door discussion between a handful of retail merchandising executives and a few vendors in a small hotel meeting room has since evolved to become one of the signature thought leadership and networking events on the industry calendar.

November 21, 2016

Drug Store News recently caught up with Mark Rinker, senior director of sales, North America, to discuss the changing retail pharmacy environment, and Synergy Medical’s place within it.

November 16, 2016

In August, Drug Store News and Mack Elevation hosted a special one-day thought leadership summit in Boston, prior to the start of NACDS Total Store Expo. The DSN-Mack Elevation 10× Growth Summit brought together seven leaders, representing a range of experiences, who shared their insights on the leading characteristics and skill sets embraced by 10× growth companies.

November 16, 2016

The American Diabetes Association is recommending patients with diabetes get a move on with some form of physical activity — beyond their routine workouts — every 30 minutes of every day.

November 16, 2016

Anheuser-Busch recently launched Best Damn Cherry Cola, the second national offering from Best Damn Brewing Co., aged on whole cherries.

November 16, 2016

Cardiff University in October found that smartphone apps could offer patients with Type 2 diabetes a highly effective method of self-managing their condition.

November 16, 2016

Meter manufacturers today are differentiating their offerings with an accompanying adherence app or other technologies that will help diabetes patients better navigate their disease states.

November 16, 2016

Biosimilars are expected to save the healthcare system between $44 billion and $250 billion in the next 10 years.

November 16, 2016

I-Health launched the AZO Urinary Tract Defense, a new product women can use that features the only antibacterial UTI ingredient available without a prescription to help defend against the progression of an infection until a doctor can be consulted.

November 16, 2016

This summer, the American Diabetes Association partnered with IBM Watson Health to bring together the cognitive computing power of Watson and the Association’s vast repository of clinical and research data.

November 16, 2016

Sam’s Club last month hosted a health screening day specifically catering to the health needs of the women shopping the store with a “Support Her Health” screening offering.

November 16, 2016

Aurobindo has introduced a new label design as the company continues to eclipse market growth predictions, most recently moving into the Top 6 among all generic companies in prescriptions dispensed, according to QuintilesIMS National Prescription Audit data from August.

November 16, 2016

CVS Health in September partnered with the YMCA to help expand its Diabetes Prevention Program, a group-based lifestyle intervention for adults at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

November 16, 2016

Today’s diabetes patients represent a coveted consumer base for retail pharmacy no matter how you characterize that diabetes spend.

November 16, 2016

In 2017, how people shop, why people shop and what they’re shopping for will all be shaped by two overarching themes — access to digitized health information and wearables, as well as other Bluetooth-enabled, diagnostic-style self-care offerings.

November 16, 2016

Even though the number of new diagnoses each year is trending down, diabetes is still a prevalent chronic disease in the United States. If left unchecked, one person out of every three will be diabetic by the time millennials collect Social Security.

November 16, 2016

While tampons and menstrual cups have coexisted on the market for decades, presently there is a movement toward the use of menstrual cups, such as Diva International’s DivaCup.