February 2, 2017

CVS Health senior educator Kristene Diggins and others involved in the fight against diabetes said they expect drug stores and retail clinics to play a bigger role in coming years.

February 2, 2017

In the United States, colds account for more visits to the doctor than any other condition, according to the American Lung Association.

February 2, 2017

Generics have made a huge difference to the U.S. healthcare system’s bottom line in the past decade, a savings that takes 13 figures to tabulate.

February 2, 2017

Increasingly, pharmacies are turning to automation as a way to increase efficiency and free up their pharmacists — employing everything from lower-cost, in-store automation to sophisticated robotics systems that help make central fill operations more efficient and reduce dispensing costs.

February 2, 2017

As a growing number of older Americans are making home healthcare increasingly attractive for drug store retailers, those in the industry say participating in this multifaceted market requires getting over some significant hurdles.

February 2, 2017

In this report, DSN examines the home healthcare market, the role pharmacies play in the prevention and management of diabetes, and products that are transforming OTC.

February 2, 2017

The UR nasal subcategory saw impressive growth in the channels studied, due in large part to the recent Rx-to-OTC switch products in the nasal corticosteroid segment, driving sales up 15% in the food industry and up to10% in drug.

February 2, 2017

The emergence of new products across the cough-cold and allergy categories is transforming the OTC aisle.

February 2, 2017

As 2016 drew to a close, the Food and Drug Administration gave a gift of sorts to drug makers looking to submit to the agency an application for approval of a biosimilar drug when it issued its final guidance, “Clinical Pharmacology Data to Support a Demonstration of Biosimilarity to a Reference Product.”

February 2, 2017

Owen Mumford is releasing an insulin injection guide, called “Injecting with Insulin: A Guide to Good Injection Technique,” to better assist healthcare professionals in educating patients on healthy injection routines in both digital and print formats.

February 2, 2017

America’s selfie-, Instagram- and overall social media-obsessed habits are propelling growth of oral care products promising instant fixes.

February 2, 2017

In this report, DSN highlights what you need to know about natural and organic beauty trends in 2017, as well as new product launches that are shaking up the beauty aisle.

February 2, 2017

DSN associate editor David Salazar examines the state of the pharmacy industry, including generics, automation and technology, in this multi-page report.

 

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.