May 2, 2013

DSN caught up with Cigdem Topalli, brand manager for Geritol and Feosol at Meda Consumer Healthcare, to talk about what the company is doing to breathe new life into Geritol — a brand that resonates more with baby boomers — to better appeal to today’s 30-somethings.

February 5, 2013

DSN sat down with Radek Sali, CEO of Australia's Swisse Wellness, to discuss insights into the company's U.S. market launch with brand ambassador and Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman leading the way.

August 28, 2015

Mylan will now move forward with its plans to tender a formal offer directly to Perrigo’s shareholders. 

August 28, 2015

Perrigo announced Friday that it had completed its $224 million (€200 million) acquisition of several OTC brands from GlaxoSmithKline’s OTC portfolio.

August 27, 2015

In the short history of the wearable market, a clear divide has formed between smart wearables and basic wearables (devices that do not run third-party applications, and includes most fitness trackers).

August 27, 2015

The Ōura ring provides a long-term view on how the body and mind respond to sleep, rest and active life.

August 26, 2015

In his second year as the Lysol Healthy Habits Coach, football legend Jerry Rice is challenging a group of promising high school student athletes from across the nation to be part of "America's Healthiest Team." 

August 26, 2015

Google's Flu Trends model will no longer be publicly available, the company announced last week, though the data will still be available to some institutions.

August 26, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced the winners of its Total Store Expo Product Showcase. 

August 26, 2015

NutriForward on Wednesday introduced its new dietary ingredient RiduZone, a naturally occurring appetite regulator that it says supports healthy weight, appetite, body-fat composition and cholesterol levels in adults

August 26, 2015

Based on prescriptions filled, taking 75 mg to 150 mg of aspirin continuously for five years or longer was associated with a 27% reduced risk for colorectal cancer.

August 26, 2015

Tender’s patented grip-pull-stick system allows for one-handed application for less mess, less contamination risk and an all-around better first aid experience.

August 25, 2015

Galderma Laboratories on Tuesday announced that its Benzac Intensive Spot Treatment had been named HEALTH Magazine’s best acne treatment at the magazine’s annual Beauty Awards. 

August 25, 2015

Mom and baby product maker UpSpring is showcasing two of its newest products here at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo.

August 24, 2015

Capturing more than your fair share of chronic care marketshare is not only a key pursuit across the back-bench, but also for purveyors of OTC medicines, noted Nielsen analysts Monday morning during an Insight Session called “Consumer Driven Healthcare at Retail: Three Ways to Answer the Call” at NACDS TSE.

August 24, 2015

HealthSpot is transforming retail clinics into a true extension of the local medical community and widening the scope of services that can be offered via telehealth. 

August 24, 2015

Read about five of the hottest OTC products being showcased at this year’s NACDS Total Store Expo. 

August 24, 2015

Procter and Gamble is teaming up with Cleveland Clinic to develop a treatment for heart disease that would be available over-the-counter, the Cincinatti Business Courier reports.

August 22, 2015

An executive familiar with the kind of deep data dives that provide actionable insights for OTC companies joins CPR. 

August 20, 2015

Naturally sourced supplement company Mannatech on Wednesday introduced Manapol powder, an aloe vera gel extract, as a standalone product available only in the United States.

August 20, 2015

More and more cough-cold retailers are pulling their circular ad placements out of the back-to-school season and focusing their efforts on placement closer to an uptick in cough-cold demand, according to a recent ECRM webcast hosted by Drug Store News titled “Surviving the Cough-Cold Season: A Category Promotion Review.”

August 20, 2015

GlaxoSmithKline’s Flonase may not be on today’s top five bestselling cough-cold-allergy-sinus products list, but it won’t be long until the brand breaks through.

August 20, 2015

Sales of vitamins within U.S. multi-outlets were up 3.2% to $6.7 billion for the 52 weeks ended June 14 , according to IRI, with no signs of slowing down. Gummy vitamins continue to trend within the multivitamin space, overall sales of which were up 2% to $1.7 billion.

August 20, 2015

DSN reached out to Instantly, an on-demand consumer insights platform that produces the Instantly Shelf Score, to measure consumer perception of three recent OTC product introductions based on purchase intent, product differentiation, desire and value proposition.