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.

February 27, 2017

Greensboro is the fifth market to be remodeled by the banner in the past several years, with the stores expected to be completed on a rolling basis between March and August.

February 27, 2017

The new by-laws were approved by the full membership on Feb. 17, 2017. 

February 27, 2017
The tool has been visited more than a million times, the company said, noting that as more photos and data are processed, Olay Skin Advisor learns more about skin and users’ skin concerns and preferences. 
February 27, 2017

Walgreens Boots Alliance made significant strides in CSR accountability in 2016, reporting metrics that will serve as the baseline for evaluating future progress.

February 24, 2017

Beauty brand Acure  this week unveiled its new Acure Travel Pack — four of the company’s products in travel-friendly bottles that are TSA-approved. 

February 24, 2017

Approximately 530 Alabama independent drug store owners are seeking relief of as much as $5,000 per store per year in business license fees by excluding prescription sales from gross receipts, according to a report published Friday by the Alabama Media Group. State legislation has been introduced to that end, but is opposed by local municipalities looking at stark revenue reductions. "Cities like Montgomery and Mobile claim the hit would be excessive," the report noted. "In Mobile, city officials estimate that computing a store's gross sales by including prescription medicine has brought in an average of $465,000 annually for the past five years." (AL.com)

February 24, 2017

Pharmacists at Albertsons banner stores in 13 states can dispense Adapt Pharma’s Narcan Nasal Spray and counsel patients on how to use the opioid overdose reversal drug. 

February 24, 2017

Valerie Nolt, a post-graduate year one pharmacy resident at the University of Kentucky, earns initial honor.

February 24, 2017

If this season is replicative of the flu season of two years ago, flu incidence could influence cough, cold and flu sales well into May.

February 24, 2017

Panelists offered perspectives on efforts currently underway to move the healthcare system toward one that rewards innovation, delivers better quality and puts the patient at the center of the value equation.

February 24, 2017

The Hush Hat is designed to comfortably protect a baby’s sensitive hearing, reducing noise through specialized sound-absorbing foam and ultra-soft materials.

February 24, 2017
The leadership team — a combination of promoted executives already with Hershey and a hire from Unilever — also will comprise four top Hershey executives continuing on in their current roles. 
February 24, 2017

Larry Arnold joined the retailer in 1953, just prior to his 16th birthday.

February 24, 2017

The brand is introducing its Everyday Cleaner with GunkGuard and Laundry Booster with FunkGuard. 

February 24, 2017

Montelukast is used for long-term treatment of asthma in adults and children, and it is sometimes used to treat symptoms of indoor and outdoor allergies.

February 24, 2017

From trying to conceive to a successful pregnancy and the first years of infant care, Premama boasts a product portfolio that will capture a new mom's attention and her loyalty.

February 24, 2017

With a record number of entries in 2017, the Innovation & Insights SABRE Awards recognizes campaigns that demonstrate the highest levels of strategic planning, creativity and business results.

February 23, 2017

The organizations’ “Hunger Is” campaign features Academy Award-nominated actress Viola Davis as ambassador for the program, which has raised more than $18 million and funded 273 programs across the country to provide healthy food to children.

February 23, 2017

"Changes in Washington, state capitals and the private sector present new opportunities and challenges for community pharmacists,” stated Douglas Hoey, NCPA CEO, in support of a new alignment strategy.

February 23, 2017

The sleep apnea solution is awaiting approval from the Food and Drug Administration and is expected to be available soon.

February 23, 2017

Longtime associate and manager Wendy Thompson honored during Feb. 16 ceremony at the company’s North Carolina headquarters.