September 20, 2017

While most of the oral care category’s niche offerings focus on offerings for children, such brands as Dr. Bronner’s and Colgate are capitalizing on other niche areas. 

September 20, 2017

The CVS Health Foundation is partnering with the American Cancer Society and Truth Initiative to provide grants to help U.S. colleges and universities push for smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies.

September 20, 2017

As pharmacies grapple with DIR fees and work to create new revenue opportunites through expanded services, streamlining payment and reimbursement processes has taken on added importance in community pharmacy. 

September 20, 2017

Starkey's Ear Health products were developed by consulting audiologists and hearing health professionals to address consumers’ top needs.

September 20, 2017
Oral care is just the latest of many categories where disruptor brands have taken a bite out of consumer packaged goods leaders’ market share. And as longstanding brands have brushed up on their own innovation, the oral care space has provided booming sales for fledgling and heritage brands and a constant planogram shuffle.
September 20, 2017
Offering a more comprehensive approach to patient care is essential for community pharmacies as they continue to seek ways to be part of a broad-based, team-focused patient care solution — and leveraging patient data to improve patient care is one way pharmacies are delivering on this approach.
September 20, 2017

Philips Norelco’s latest four shavers together the company’s technology and design features that are meant to emulate different “Star Wars” characters.

September 20, 2017

Drug Store News spoke with ScriptPro president and CEO Mike Coughlin to discusss how his company works to help pharmacists tackle the various time-consuming elements of the job in order to facilitate quality patient interactions

September 20, 2017

The Wellwise by Shoppers Drug Mart pilot focuses on giving patients control over the way they age in an environment that it said eschews the clinical experience of DME stores for a focus on aging gracefully. 

September 20, 2017

Including this year's scholarships, to date, The Rite Aid's Foundation's KidCents program has awarded nearly $5.2 million to fund educational scholarships through Folds of Honor.

September 20, 2017

Brands marketing toothpastes aimed at strengthening tooth enamel and reducing sensitivity are seeing healthy growth, according to IRI data. 

September 20, 2017

In its first year, Walgreens' safe medication disposal kiosk program has resulted in the collection and disposal of 72 tons of unwanted medication, or the equivalent weight of about 40 midsize cars.

September 19, 2017

CVS Health is poised to boost its health innovation efforts in response to a rapid-fire series of marketplace changes. Much of the focus will center on embracing emerging health trends — from connected health technology to DNA testing.

September 19, 2017

A panel of start-up companies — UnaliWear, Chrono Therapeutics, BraceUnder, Sleep.ai and 23andMe — spoke about the white spaces their organizations targeted and the solutions they created to fill those voids at a special Health Innovation Summit, hosted by CVS Health in partnership with Drug Store News and Mack Elevation in June.

September 19, 2017

Teva has made two separate sales from its global women’s health business in an effort to repay term loan debt. 

September 19, 2017

In addition to hundreds of digital coupon that can be redeemed at checkout, the app includes such pharmacy features as prescription refill and transfer, as well as prescription history.

September 19, 2017

Heightened consumer expectations, coupled with increased efforts by manufacturers and distributors to adopt a “direct-to-consumer” sales model, should be compelling drug chains and other retailers to leverage new opportunities in their businesses … ," according to Steve Laughlin, VP and general manager of global consumer industry at IBM, in his CVS Health Innovation Summit presentation.

September 19, 2017

According to a ZzzQuil survey, of those consumers who tried a sleep-aid, 4-in-5 (80%) reported that a sleeping aid helped them fall asleep more easily, and stay asleep all night.

September 19, 2017

Consumers are taking more ownership in their health than ever before, and Internet search activity, particularly on mobile devices, has become an important element of consumer healthcare decision-making.

September 19, 2017

In an era of collaborative and accountable care, outcomes-based reimbursement models, rising prescription volumes, a shrinking pool of primary care physicians and urgent cost-cutting imperatives, pharmacy retailers and their technology vendors are more closely linked than ever. 

September 19, 2017

Drug Store News spoke with QS/1 interface market analyst Crystal Ratliff about how pharmacists can leverage the company's offerings to better provide care to their patients. 

September 19, 2017

Lifestlyes Zero is the new product that’s being launched now. It’s the thinnest condom across the LifeStyles portfolio, which is expected to be a significant point of differentiation for consumers going forward.

September 19, 2017

The KidCents Mobile Flu Clinic will begin its three-week tour in Pittsburgh and travel across country to Washington and California.

September 19, 2017

Video-based marketing messages designed for mobile viewing represent a significant opportunity for retailers, as consumers now spend three hours per day on their mobile devices, and mobile penetration continues to grow, with 2 billion new mobile phones activated last year alone.