January 6, 2012

The Global Market Development Center earlier this week announced the association will be "flip-flopping" its two annual marketing conferences with the Health Beauty Wellness event moving to a spring time frame and General Merchandise event moving to a fall time frame, beginning in 2013.

December 12, 2011

Pharmacy retail technology services company QS/1 is working with American HealthTech, a technology provider for long-term care facilities, to provide interoperability between the two.

December 6, 2011

Online brands that offer less complex return policies, along with ways to easily identify the highest-quality items, earned high marks among consumers, according to new research from global strategic branding firm Siegel+Gale.

November 22, 2011

Most consumers have their wallets ready for Thanksgiving weekend and are armed with plans to spend an average of $224, according to Deloitte's pre-Thanksgiving shopping survey.

November 17, 2011

Despite continued economic uncertainty, more Americans are expected to choose family over finances, resulting in first significant increase in any holiday travel this year, AAA announced Thursday.

November 14, 2011

A division of Catalina Marketing has introduced a healthcare solution designed to drive medication adherence and create healthier outcomes for patients.

October 24, 2011

The business of nutritional bars is booming, with 9-of-the-top-10 brands trending at a double-digit annual growth rate. And that one bar not growing in double digits is the No. 1-selling bar — General Mills’ Fiber One — by a margin of more than $60 million in annual sales.

October 20, 2011

Economic anxiety continues to plague U.S. consumers, with 84% planning to spend the same or less this holiday season, according to a new report released by GfK Custom Research North America on Thursday.

October 17, 2011

Deloitte on Monday released some disappointing news for retailers who were hoping that consumer spending might get a boost in the months leading up to the holiday season.

September 12, 2011

McKinsey & Co. has earned multiple honors on Vault.com's latest Consulting Firm Practice Area Rankings.

September 9, 2011

With more than 1 million fans on Facebook and the largest following on Foursquare among chain drug store retailers, Walgreens is using these social media platforms to let its customers help distribute more than $6 million in free flu shot vouchers to five national charities, the Chicago-area chain announced Friday.

August 24, 2011

Kimberly-Clark is expanding its worldwide innovation capabilities with the establishment of a global innovation center that will be based in Bogota, Colombia.

August 16, 2011

BestNursingDegree.com, an education and career resource for current and aspiring nurses, has announced the winners of this year’s “Back to School” nursing scholarships.

August 12, 2011

The Food Channel has identified the top beverage trends for the year with help from CultureWaves, the International Food Futurists and Mintel.

July 22, 2011

Good Neighbor Pharmacy recently signed an agreement with the University of Southern California, providing a unique, international travel health program for community pharmacists, the company announced Friday.

July 20, 2011

Simple Solution has expanded its stain and odor remover lineup with two new scents.

July 12, 2011

The Association of Northwest Pharmacies, an independent pharmacy organization, joined the National Community Pharmacists Association in an effort to bolster their lobbying efforts, the groups announced.

June 26, 2011

Permanently changing consumer perception of what can and cannot be found in any particular channel can be done, and convenience and gas retailer Sheetz is proof of it.

June 21, 2011

Elisa Technologies recently announced that its EZ Gluten test kit has earned Performance-Tested Methods certification from the AOAC Research Institute, a private, not-for-profit association that helps establish testing standards.

June 15, 2011

One month after the observance of Skin Cancer Awareness Month, the Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday it is taking measures to assure all sunscreen products are safe and effective.

June 14, 2011

Rising unemployment claims, coupled with rising food and energy prices, prompted a decline in consumer spending outlook for May, according to Deloitte.

June 6, 2011

Perception feeds reality. That is as true today as it was when the economy first started its rollercoaster plunge back in 2008. The perception is that the consumer is on her way back. And while that is fast becoming reality, today’s retailer will be looking to commit its capital expenditures to more than just the traditional new Main-and-Main locations.

June 1, 2011

Unless they’re doctors themselves, patients typically don’t have the expertise of someone who went to medical school. But the company that publishes the reference book doctors look to for information about prescription drugs is helping to share some of the knowledge.

May 31, 2011

The major consumer press is beginning to understand the value of community pharmacy and the importance of medication adherence in managing outcomes in healthcare spending, as evidenced by the recent USA Today article "Studies: Missed meds could cost more than $250B a year."