March 20, 2015

Drug Store News and the Mack Elevation Forum have partnered to create a new, multi-tiered industry leadership platform that will assemble an intimate group of CPG brands that emotionally connect with today’s changing new general market consumer.

July 9, 2013

Office-supply chain Staples has unveiled a new omnichannel concept store. The company has opened two smaller footprint stores in Norwood, Mass., and Dover, Del., that feature touchscreen kiosks that allow customers to order more than 100,000 items.

July 8, 2013

Innovation EVP global business development, Doyle Jensen, explained, there are a lot of services that help retailers improve the customer experience at the front-end of the store, but not enough focused on patient engagement at the pharmacy counter. That was the motivation behind the launch of Pharmacy Intelligence, Innovation’s technology solution that enables retailers to measure the impact an investment in new pharmacy technology will have before ever committing to it, Jensen told DSNTV in a recent edition of DSN Executive Viewpoints.

May 17, 2013

With a little more than three months to go before the start of the first NACDS Total Store Expo show, which replaces its Marketplace, Pharmacy and Technology, and Supply Chain conferences, DSNTV caught up with the NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson to talk about the biggest challenges facing the industry as the association celebrates its 80th anniversary.

May 6, 2013

Boiron owner Michèle Boiron flew over from France in April to host a pair of lectures on the benefits of homeopathy. The brand is celebrating 30 years in the United States. In that time, Boiron has carved out a big niche with its Oscillococcinum flu treatment. DSN traveled to Philadelphia to meet with Boiron’s owner and discuss how homeopathy is faring in the United States.

March 27, 2015

More than 350 pharmacy advocates headed to Capitol Hill for the seventh annual NACDS RxIMPACT Day to further reinforce the recognition by lawmakers of the evolving role of pharmacy in patient care and educate members of Congress about pro-patient, pro-pharmacy policy.

March 27, 2015

Juicy Drop from Bazooka Candy brands will add two new flavors to its lineup, which includes the Juicy Drop Pop in Berry Melon Blitz and Juicy Drop Taffy in Apple Attack. 

March 27, 2015

The Food and Drug Adminisration on Friday revisited the issue of supplemental applications proposing labeling changes for approved drugs and biologic products. 

March 27, 2015

A strong track record operating Dollar General to date makes COO Todd Vasos a likely candidate for CEO, Sterne Agee suggested in a research note published Friday. 

March 27, 2015

Walgreens cashiers are no longer required to tell departing customers "Be well," according to a recent report in The Chicago Tribune

March 27, 2015

Walgreens' mobile shoppers spend six times more than shoppers who only shop in-store. 

March 26, 2015

Boca, a brand from Kraft Foods Group, earlier this week debuted Boca Essentials, a line of vegetable- and grain-based patties that promises to deliver “complete protein” for consumers opting for meatless meals.

March 26, 2015

The value of medication therapy management is not fully realized because the ROI is difficult to measure, noted a Cardinal Health blog on its Essential Insights site. 

March 26, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday launched its 2015 “Tips From Former Smokers” campaign.

March 26, 2015

Kentucky last week became the seventh state to restrict DXM sales to adults. 

March 26, 2015

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Thursday called on its members not to market powdered pure caffeine to consumers in support of FDA efforts.

March 26, 2015

The Emerson Group added two OTC veterans from Novartis and Bayer to its executive leadership team. 

March 26, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar will operate as a value chain/retail pharmacy hybrid, COO Mike Bloom told investors Thursday. 

March 26, 2015

As the National Association of Chain Drug Stores raised the curtain on this year’s NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, it presented Shopko’s Ryan Swensen with the first-ever NACDS RxIMPACT Key Contact of the Year Award.

March 26, 2015

Hundreds of pharmacy advocates met with members of Congress during the seventh annual NACDS RxIMPACT Day.

March 26, 2015

Scrub Daddy, the company launched into the spotlight on ABC’s “Shark Tank” for its smily-faced sponge, earlier this month introduced Sponge Daddy, a scrubbing tool that the company says represents a “leap forward” in technology and innovation.

March 26, 2015

Pursuant Health (formerly SoloHealth) on Thursday partnered with Cleveland Clinic Wellness Enterprise on a new health-and-wellness platform. 

March 26, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar is amassing an all-star team of executives from diverse retail backgrounds.

March 25, 2015

Retailers are failing to meet shopper expectations when it comes to providing a comparable experience across in-store, online and mobile channels.