July 23, 2013

Bare For Men, a hair removal system designed and developed in Australia, is now available in the United States at Duane Reade locations.

June 13, 2013

Regional drug store chain Bartell Drugs is looking for a volunteer to represent it in a bike ride to raise money for a local cancer-research center.

June 5, 2013

Schick Quattro for Women TrimStyle, which is a razor and bikini trimmer in one, has announced the launch of its Prune for June Summer Style Contest on PruneforJune.com.

June 3, 2013

Efforts to create a generic top-level domain for legitimate pharmacy websites gained traction last week when the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN - the body that controls what goes into Internet URLs - gave the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy a passing grade for an initial evaluation of its plans for the domain, ".pharmacy."

If successful, the .pharmacy domain will create a powerful new weapon to combat the rise of illegal online pharmacies, which, according to many studies, constitute all but 3% of the websites selling drugs on the Internet. These are the "Canadian" pharmacies selling cheap drugs that one often sees links to on search engines and other websites; despite their supposed provenance, they're usually based in countries where regulations are lax or unenforced.

May 29, 2013

An effort to allow trusted online pharmacies to add ".pharmacy" to their URLs cleared a hurdle last week as it passed an initial evaluation by the body that regulates the web address suffixes, known as generic top-level domains.

April 19, 2013

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association’s Stop Medicine Abuse campaign was selected as an official honoree in the 17th Annual Webby Awards in the Family/Parenting category, the over-the-counter association announced.

March 29, 2013

Google is officially unveiling its testing program for its new online delivery service in the San Francisco Bay area of California, the Internet company said on its website.

March 20, 2013

Google is looking to launch a competitor to Amazon Prime, according to published reports.

February 26, 2013

L'Oreal Paris is relaunching LorealParisUSA.com, which will include a first-to-market content production and syndication partnership with AOL, the company said Tuesday.

January 31, 2013

Kroger on Thursday announced the retirement of Central Division president Bob Moeder.

January 17, 2013

Friends and family recommendations and the availability of samples may still be the leading purchase influencers for women looking to buy anti-aging facial skin care products.

December 5, 2012

The Natural Products Association last week announced its presence across two new social media platforms — Pinterest and Google+.

November 19, 2012

Duane Reade, which is owned by Walgreens, has announced a seven-week social media campaign to raise awareness of Duane Reade brand hosiery products — produced by Doris Hosiery Mills.

November 14, 2012

Unilever’s Simple facial skin care brand has teamed up with AOL to announce the winners of a nationwide search for extraordinary women driving positive change in their communities.

September 4, 2012

It's no secret that managed care has steered millions of Americans into ordering their maintenance medications by mail. But pharmacy benefit managers should take note: Most patients don't like the arrangement.

March 23, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores launched its 2012 Annual Meeting mobile application and the NACDS mobile website has been fully updated with information about this meeting and all 2012 NACDS events.

March 19, 2012

Internet.bs, huh? Hmm ... wonder what the BS stands for?

March 13, 2012

One-third or more of rogue online pharmacy domains are under one Internet registrar, with two registrars accounting for more than half, according to a new report.

November 14, 2011

Ideas are just as important to a winning company’s overall success as the products and services it sells. So, what’s your company doing to create a culture where the ideas that create your products and services are as important as the products themselves?

November 4, 2011

This month The Drug Store News Group introduced “From the Blogs,” a hot, new content feature on DrugStoreNews.com. Meant to provide an interactive forum for DrugStoreNews.com users, DSN From the Blogs will be anchored by expert blogs written by leading opinion leaders.


August 29, 2011

Top officials at Google knew about ads for online black-market pharmacies displayed on the Internet search giant's website, according to published reports.

August 25, 2011

Physical inactivity may play a key role in the development of Type 2 diabetes, according to new research.

August 16, 2011

More than one-quarter of U.S. retailers lack a mobile presence, according to new research conducted by 2ergo.

August 15, 2011

This isn't just about mail order in New York state. This is about the future of the pharmacy benefit management market and what payers are more likely to spend their money on.