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.

March 19, 2015

In a letter to the Senate, the Food and Drug Administration acknowledged that DNA barcoding is not routinely used to identify botanical ingredients. 

March 19, 2015

Atari on Thursday launched a gamified fitness app that ties into Walgreens Balance Rewards. 

March 17, 2015

Rite Aid is one of the key retail partners in a first for the U.S. market.

March 16, 2015

Community Pharmacy: The face of neighborhood health care in America

March 11, 2015

The supplement industry on Wednesday called into question the validity of the New York Attorney General's investigtation into botanical dietary supplements with a white paper that outlines the potential shortfalls of the testing methodology used. 

March 11, 2015

A new PLMA study on shopper loyalty among consumers ages 25 years to 45 years dispels many long-held assumptions.

March 11, 2015

A coalition of state attorneys general is organized by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate herbal supplements. 


March 10, 2015

Former Combe Inc. chairman awarded CHPA's lifetime achievement award named after his father. 



March 9, 2015

A recently released Accenture survey examines customer expectations around a personalized shopping experience with retailers, including social channels, and explores the issue of digital trust.

March 4, 2015

Looking to help the 54% of consumers who are concerned about enamel, Colgate recently launched the new Colgate Enamel Health toothpaste and, judging by the results, the oral care brand has hit a nerve.

March 4, 2015

L'Oréal USA is collaborating with tech accelerator Grand Central Tech to help select the 2015-16 class of startups.

March 4, 2015

Walgreens is taking its Go Big in Beauty mission to the streets — literally. Starting last year, Walgreens began loading up its best beauty products — along with hair, makeup and nail professionals — on a mobile beauty studio that traveled to key markets across the country to herald the arrival of each new issue of Discover Beauty Within.

March 3, 2015

Target chairman and CEO Brian Cornell unveiled a wide-ranging growth strategy.

March 2, 2015

RB’s footcare line Amope is taking on New York and partnering with supermodel and "The Fab Life" co-host Chrissy Teigen to give Grand Central Terminal a makeover, turning it into a fairytale-inspired pedicure station.


March 2, 2015

The implementation of an e-prescribing mandate in New York hits a snag as state legislators agree to a delay.

February 24, 2015

NPA  renewed its call to the New York Attorney General to produce the scientific evidence behind that office's recall request of herbal supplements.

February 23, 2015

The Drug Store News Group capped off 2014 with a bang as some of the top minds in pharmacy retailing gathered for the 16th annual Industry Issues Summit on Dec. 3 to take part in a candid discussion of the top issues and trends impacting the industry.

February 19, 2015

Proposed New York legislation could mean big changes for some beauty brands.

February 17, 2015

Following the success of several pop-up locations in New York, Texas and California, eyelash extensions brand Blinkbar has announced the launch of its first brick-and-mortar shop in Santa Monica, Calif.

February 9, 2015

Greater consumer interest in the pursuit of health-and-wellness lifestyles may be contributing to a lessened sensitivy in price across the category.


February 9, 2015

Brick-and-mortar stores still serve as the primary shopping destination even in this age of omnichannel retailing, according to PwC's latest annual consumer survey — Total Retail: Retailers and the Age of Disruption.

February 6, 2015

Rochester Drug Cooperative and Aureus Health Services on Thursday announced a specialty pharmacy services program available to RDC's independent, community pharmacy customers.

February 5, 2015

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences received from an anonymous donor an estate gift valued at $3 million that marks the largest bequest in the history of the college.