According to the most recent data from the FDA’s Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health study, 31.8% of rural, white males 12-17 years of age are either experimenting with, or at-risk for, using smokeless tobacco.
Rise in chronic diseases and need for advanced treatment, increase in awareness about health and large number of innovators and early adopters ensuring faster market penetration are likely to fuel the growth of this market in the near future.
At the final Business Program of the NACDS Annual Meeting, attendees heard from the organization’s new board chairman, Johnson and Johnson Consumer’s VP U.S. customer development and retired U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey.
Hyland’s honored the retirement of company president Dale Nepsa with a surprise farewell Sunday evening at the Breakers’ Ocean House. “He’s a friend of many, loved by all,” said Hyland’s EVP Les Hamilton. “He’s embodied the purity of intent that we strive for at Hyland’s.”
Retailers and technology vendors convened at the fifth annual Health, Wellness and Technology Roundtable to discuss what they see in the current technology today, what they expect in 2016 and some of the unmet technology needs.
DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the sales activity in the allergy, incontinence, TENS devices and meal replacement bars categories, highlighting products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.