November 12, 2014

Drug Store News caught up with Rite Aid's Robert Thompson to discuss the impact Vaccine Central will have on raising immunization awareness. 

 

November 12, 2014

Finnish beauty brand Lumene is broadening its portfolio with the new Bright Now Blur Line and Pore Minimizer and Time Freeze Ultra Firm Elixir Beauty Pearls.

November 11, 2014

The Golub Corp. has unveiled a new banner for its stores — Market 32 — which will begin rolling out across the chain’s six-state footprint this spring.

November 10, 2014

The YMCA of Greater Rochester, Wegmans Pharmacy and the American Diabetes Association will host three events to provide community members with health education about diabetes.

November 4, 2014

About 1-in-3 holiday shoppers say they expect more than half of their purchases to be on sale or discounted, The Conference Board reported Tuesday.

November 4, 2014

NBTY on Tuesday announced the appointment of Andrew Archambault to the position of chief customer officer. Archambault has nearly 20 years of experience in the consumer packaged goods industry, most recently serving as VP and managing director for Bacardi USA. 

October 31, 2014

Estée Lauder has acquired RODIN olio lusso, a skin care brand founded by New York stylist Linda Rodin.

October 30, 2014

Global consumer confidence edged up one index point in the third quarter to a score of 98 — an increase of one point from the previous quarter and two points from the start of the year. 

October 29, 2014

Shoppers plan to spend more during the upcoming holiday season with omnichannel shoppers having even higher spending expectations. 

October 28, 2014

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board on Tuesday announced that Hannah Peabody was selected as the 2014 PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technician of the Year. 

October 23, 2014

Drug Store News has lined up a high-caliber roster of retail executives for the 16th annual DSN Industry Issues Summit conference, Dec. 3 at Manhattan’s historic New York Athletic Club.

October 22, 2014

The pharmaceutical industry has committed considerable resources to developing both vaccines and treatments to address the current Ebola crisis.

 

October 21, 2014

Have an idea for a new health app? The Health Lab recently announced that it is accepting applications for a dedicated and concentrated mentorship program.

October 21, 2014

As many as 20% of American adults already own a wearable device, and the adoption rate — on par with that of tablets in 2012 — is expected to rise quickly.

 

October 15, 2014

Drug Store News has announced a top-notch lineup of retail executives slated to participate in the 16th annual DSN Industry Issues Summit conference, Dec. 2 at Manhattan’s historic New York Athletic Club.

October 15, 2014

The Estée Lauder Cos. looks to acquire Le Labo, a fragrance and sensory lifestyle brand with a French heritage.

October 15, 2014

Prestige Brands’ FiberChoice got a makeover in August, courtesy of design firm Little Big Brands. 

October 15, 2014

Procter & Gamble earlier this year added some heft to its Metamucil brand with a pair of line extensions that create a linear brand block.

October 15, 2014

 Just when you thought the shave segment had seen it all, Procter & Gamble’s Gillette made waves earlier this year when it launched its new Fusion ProGlide with FlexBall technology.

October 15, 2014

When Kohlberg, Kravis and Roberts approached the much-heralded chain drug store and supermarket veteran Rick Dreiling to run Dollar General some seven years ago, the move signaled the investment firm’s determination to return its huge but somewhat floundering retail holding to fiscal health and public ownership as quickly as possible.

October 15, 2014

During the month of September, Wegmans cashiers asked customers to make a small donation to the United Way in its Buffalo Division, which includes Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Jamestown and Erie, Pa. 

October 10, 2014

Accenture on Thursday released its annual holiday shopping survey, finding that consumers are expressing increased optimism about their personal finances this year. 

October 10, 2014

The recently released 2014 Food, Drink and Consumer Goods Outlook Survey from audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG highlights key initiatives that consumer goods executives are focusing on to transform their businesses.

October 10, 2014

Amazon.com will be opening its first brick-and-mortar store in midtown Manhattan, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal published Thursday, citing people familiar with the plans.