March 5, 2015

Nutramax Labs announced Thursday the results of a National Institutes of Health-funded clinical study carried out at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.

 

March 4, 2015

Almost half of all circular ads in support of a digestive remedy promote an antacid tablet. 

March 4, 2015

For most categories, circular promotions touting price only are the most prevalent form of advertising, as opposed to a percent off or another savings incentive. That’s not the case in the supplement segment, where buy-one-get-one offers represent 58.5% of all circular ads as compared with 21.2% of price-only promotions.

March 4, 2015

According to ECRM’s analysis of circular retail promotions for allergy, Chattem emerged as the leading advertiser of allergy remedies.

March 4, 2015

In preparation for the Consumer Healthcare Products Association’s 2015 Annual Executive Conference being held in Bonita Springs, Fla., this month, Drug Store News sat down with both Scott Melville, CHPA president and CEO, and Patrick Lockwood-Taylor, CHPA chair and VP personal health care, North America, for Procter & Gamble.

March 4, 2015

Immunity boosters and hand sanitizer are on most shopping lists as consumers prepare their families for the inevitable sniffles, sneezes and coughs associated with the cold and flu season.

March 4, 2015

There was a $1.1 billion gain in OTC sales between 2013 and 2014, according to data culled from IRI, some $500 million of which can be attributed to an increase in sales across all cough-cold/allergy/sinus products and an approximate $300 million to a rise in digestive sales.

March 4, 2015

Drug Store News has partnered with Competitive Promotion Report and IRI to create a series of exclusive reports. This edition explores cold/allergy/sinus products in both the liquid/powder and tablets/packets segments.

March 4, 2015

February was a BUSY month in Rite Aid’s mission to become a retail health destination.

March 4, 2015

Chattem’s launch of the first nasal corticosteroid onto OTC shelves represented the most significant success story in the cough-cold-allergy space in the past year. 

March 4, 2015

The brand's latest survey was designed to help understand the impact of the common cold and/or flu at the individual level.

 

March 4, 2015

While the big four analgesic manufacturers — Bayer, Pfizer, McNeil and Novartis — command the lion’s share of retail ad support behind their mega analgesic brands, Prestige Brands and BedRock Brands are making headway promoting their niche pain relieving products.

March 4, 2015

One of retail pharmacy’s core customers — today’s working mom — is very much focused on health-and-wellness these days, and with good reason. 

February 27, 2015

ACIP on Thursday recommended that children ages 6 months and older get an annual influenza vaccine with no preference stated for either the nasal spray vaccine or the flu shot.

February 27, 2015

GlaxoSmithKline expects to complete its Novartis transaction in the week commencing March 2.

February 27, 2015

J&J formed Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Solutions to facilitate the development and implementation of programs that focus on wellness and prevention. 

February 27, 2015

Nine-in-10 consumers who opted for a needle-free flu shot this season would choose that option again and recommend it to family and friends. 

February 27, 2015

Walgreens and Vitamin Angels have generated enough funds to help more than 37.5 million children to date.

 

February 26, 2015

Sharecare on Thursday launched an app that monitors voice inflection as a tool toward better health. 

February 26, 2015

Pharmacists prefer oral rehydration solutions that contain  electrolytes and low sugar, according to a survey released by DripDrop Thursday. 

February 25, 2015

GlaxoSmithKline's Alli weight loss aid is making a return to shelves.

February 25, 2015

Credit Suisse analyst Ed Kelly reported that a strong cold-and-flu season not enough to lift February front-end sales. 

February 24, 2015

USANA's proprietary vitamin C supplement Proflavanol C100 is featured on "The Dr. Oz Show." 

February 24, 2015

Feeding peanut-containing snacks to infants has been found to prevent peanut allergies from developing in children.