November 16, 2017

In 2016, Nielsen reported that private label outperformed national brands in the mass merchandising segment, which includes such retailers as Walmart, Target, warehouse clubs and dollar store chains. 

November 16, 2017

According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes is the leading cause of blindness. Over time, high blood sugar levels from diabetes lead to damage of the retina.

November 16, 2017

Drug Store News sat down with Chester “Chip” Davis, president and CEO of the Association for Accessible Medicines, to discuss how the generics industry is adapting to a changing market, and new opportunities manufacturers may be looking to pursue.

November 16, 2017

The company will feature the "High School Musical" film series star in beauty campaigns and launch an 18-piece face and eye collection in early 2018. 

November 16, 2017

The findings suggest that clinicians should pay extra attention to females when conducting sleep-related assessments.

November 16, 2017

The retail chain is approaching the holiday season ahead with an increase in online sales in its third quarter, surpassing revenue and comp sales estimates. 

November 15, 2017

When it comes to beauty products these days, it is as much about what the experts say — especially online bloggers — as to what the companies themselves are marketing. 

 

November 15, 2017

Heplisav-B is the first new hepatitis B vaccine in the United States in more than 25 years and the only two-dose hepatitis B vaccine for adults.

November 15, 2017

CVS Health eyes its potential future competition in the pharmacy business as rumors of a possible merger with Aetna swirl. 

November 15, 2017

Researchers at the Influenza Center in Bergen, Norway recently concluded that annual influenza vaccination does not increase susceptibility to influenza infection in years of vaccine mismatch.

November 15, 2017

The rumors of the death of the snack market are greatly exaggerated. Consumers still want their favorite pretzels, popcorn or potato chips, with a little less fat and calories.

 
November 15, 2017

Content and design innovations have been the driving forces behind growth in the greeting card category, but are they enough to sustain sales going forward?

November 15, 2017

Any item from an inventory of 30,000 products can be delivered in as little as an hour or scheduled a week in advance, the companies said. 

November 15, 2017

The recent discovery of the endocannabinoid system, from 1990 to 1993, within the body and the research of hemp/cannabis on it, as well as the legal clarity and risk mitigation, are racing us to a category market explosion. 

November 15, 2017

Officials at the Ivyland, Pa.-based company say that the Tamper-Clear Syringe Seal provides a tamper-evident seal with clear visibility of syringe graduations. 

November 15, 2017

The partnership will bring discounts for the ASHP/ACPE accredited Pharmacy Technician Professional program and the Certified Pharmacy Technician program to state pharmacy associations around the country, the companies said.

November 15, 2017

With offerings that include well-known brands, and formulas for private label and contract manufacturing service, Natureplex is aiming to deliver for consumers where it matters — quality, quantity and price.

November 15, 2017

The American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association shared new blood pressure standards, and they’ve drawn the praise of population health enablement company higi. 

November 15, 2017

Although providing immunizations is still a relatively new service line for the pharmacy, it is one that has grown rapidly in just a few short years — influenza vaccinations administered at pharmacies increased by more than 500% over a six-year time period. Yet, overall adult immunization rates in the United States remained relatively stagnant.

November 15, 2017

Stepping down from the role is Bill Romine, who is retiring from Rite Aid after more than 40 years of retail pharmacy experience.

November 15, 2017

The company has promoted Anne Dament to head its private brands, among other duties, and named Stuart MacFarland as its general counsel and corporate secretary. 

November 14, 2017

Since it first began a registered apprenticeship program for pharmacy technicians in 2005, CVS Health said it has seen more than 4,700 people join in the retail pharmacy, prescription benefit management and retail store management tracks. 

November 14, 2017

The product had brand and generic sales of roughly $53 million for the 12 months ended September 2017, according to IQVIA data.

November 14, 2017

The Abilify MyCite (aripiprazole with sensor) tablets — a collaboration between Otsuka Pharmaceuticals and Proteus Digital Health — send a message from the pill’s sensor to a wearable patch that links to a mobile app.