September 22, 2017

In the latest installment of Supermarket Wellness Watch, David Orgel takes a deep dive into FMI’s report on food retailers’ health-and-wellness efforts — from pharmacy to dietitians to retail clinics. 

September 15, 2017

Outgoing Drug Store News editor in chief Rob Eder tackles his final interviewee — himself — in his final column. 

August 28, 2017

LexisNexis Risk Solutions - Health Care vertical market lead, pharmacy, explores how identifying complete coverage can help improve healthcare outcomes and reduce costs.

 

 

August 22, 2017

The savings report, published by the AAM in June, highlighted the importance competition in the generics market plays in driving down costs.

August 22, 2017

The importance of snacking in America is creating more opportunities for companies and brands as snacking frequency increases, according to Mintel.

August 22, 2017

Phillip Dritsas, SVP and GM, consumer division and specialty markets for Mission Pharmacal, discussed opportunities for Dr. Smith’s products in both the baby and adult categories.

August 22, 2017

NACDS also is urging the members of Congress to work toward ultimate passage and enactment of the legislation.

August 22, 2017

New consumers are entering the market who are willing to pay a premium to get what they want — when they want it.

August 22, 2017

The average household spends $3,400 on packaged goods, but the average grocery banner only captures as much as 20% of that, according to IRI.

August 21, 2017

DSN conducted a survey of healthcare industry professionals to determine views about existing data management practices and future needs across the sector.

August 18, 2017

With September set to mark National Family Meals Month, David Orgel offers a sneak peek at two retailers’ efforts around promoting family meals in this month’s installment of Supermarket Wellness Watch.

August 17, 2017

DSN editor in chief Rob Eder talks about how Sioux Falls, S.D., chain Lewis Drug has kept its relevance to its core shopper with its differentiated offerings and its connection to the community. 

August 17, 2017

The upper respiratory, cold-allergy-sinus liquids and tablets segments combined saw a 4% growth in sales across multi-outlets for the last 12 months compared with the previous year, with growth in drug and food channels for both UR segments.

August 15, 2017

In his latest column, Drug Store News contributing editor Ed Rowland looks at the confluence of factors — from digital tools to consumer demands and the agility of competitors — complicating the OTC e-commerce business. 

August 9, 2017

LexisNexis Health Care’s Bobbie Riley and Tom Suk discusses the challenges pharmacies face around credentialing, and how LexisNexis Health Care can help simplify the credentialing process.

August 7, 2017

Drug Store News spoke to Mckesson SVP marketing, strategy and business development Chris Dimos about his mentors, his background in his family’s business and how his passions have shaped his approach to doing business. 

July 21, 2017

In the latest installment of Supermarket Wellness Watch, Dave Orgel shares insights from a panel at the recent Fancy Food Show that included spakers from Jet/Walmart, Whole Foods and Peapod/Ahold. 

July 14, 2017

DSN contributing editor Ed Rowland takes a look at where OTC brand owners stand in the global market — from M&A to wholesalers pulling double duty globally as retailers and the potential impact of online companies. 

July 5, 2017

Dan Mack examines what differentiates newer, smaller companies from larger, more established ones, and how these differentiators facilitate innovation and dollar growth among these upstarts. 

June 30, 2017

In his latest blog post, David Orgel looks at findings from the International Food Information Foundation’s latest Food and Health Survey to highlight what it says about shopping behavior among older Americans. 

June 29, 2017

GlobalData Retail managing director Neil Saunders weighs in on the ‘pragmatic approach’ to a lengthy regulatory process that Walgreens and Rite Aid have undertaken by scrapping their proposed merger and creating a new deal.

June 20, 2017

Hear from Piping Rock Health Products SVP sales and marketing Kimberly Vigliante about the high-growth aromatherapy segment — including the demographics driving growth and how it’s bringing natural health-and-wellness to mass market shoppers. 

June 19, 2017

In his latest blog post, Dave Wendland takes inspiration from his spice rack to suggest potential merchandising innovation that would help showcase products. 

June 16, 2017

DSN talked to leading CPG executives about how to better engage the New General Market for a virtual roundtable discussion.