May 4, 2015

The Female Health Company is targeting the U.S. marketplace for growth.  

May 4, 2015

Indyme launches vibration-activated shrink detector. 

May 4, 2015

Inergetics on Monday launched a new ad campaign in support of its Bikini Ready portfolio of products. 

May 4, 2015

Millennials are feeling more financially secure and optimistic about their future, boosting their consumer confidence scores.

May 4, 2015

Rite Aid on Monday announced it will transition its existing loyalty program to the new wellness+ with Plenti.

May 1, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration is calling for safety and efficacy data on OTC monographed antiseptics. 

May 1, 2015

NBTY and Vitamin Angels send much-needed nutritional supplements to victims of Nepal earthquake. 

April 30, 2015

American physician survey finds that Americans are lacking the tools to fight chronic disease. 

April 30, 2015

Pfizer survey finds that consumers reach for OTCs in taking ownership of their own health. 

April 27, 2015

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare on Monday announced that 2- and 4-mg Nicorette mini Lozenge is now available at most retail location in the United States following a shortage in supply.

April 24, 2015

Amazon has introduced a shopping app for customers with an Apple Watch for swift and easy purchases.

April 24, 2015

Carma Laboratories, the manufacturer of Carmex lip balm products, has appointed Keith Edgett as VP of research and development.

April 23, 2015

Walgreens is telling its Vitamin Angels partnership through a series of YouTube videos. 

April 23, 2015

IRI's 2014 Pacesetters cumulatively captured more than $7 billion in year-one sales. 

April 23, 2015

The Mentholatum Co. on Thursday launched a nighttime version of its popular vaporizing rub.

 

April 22, 2015

Earlier Easter boosted drug store sales, Credit Suisse analyst Ed Kelly reported Wednesday. 

April 22, 2015

CVS/pharmacy is kicking off a "Fill Your Bag" promotional event, helping shoppers save on CVS brand products, as well as on other select exclusive product lines, in all of its 7,800 stores.

April 22, 2015

Walgreens forever changed its corporate trajectory with the execution of its “step 2” merger and acquisition of Boots Alliance, creating a truly international retail pharmacy operator with the restructured and rebranded Walgreens Boots Alliance.

April 22, 2015

E-pill Medication Reminders on Wednesday launched a pill dispenser that can be mounted under a kitchen cabinet. 

April 22, 2015

Is this the year that restrictions on the use of over-the-counter medicines in conjunction with a flexible savings account are lifted? If you consider the value proposition — the $102 billion saved each year by the use of OTC medicines — and that health care is moving toward a more value-based, outcomes-driven system, it would certainly seem so.

April 22, 2015

There’s only one thing that can be better than a strategically placed shelf talker, and that’s a literal talking shelf. That’s exactly what Shelfbucks, a leading iBeacon promotion platform for retail stores, and Menasha Packaging are bringing to brand manufacturers with a smart display platform — a shelf talker that interacts and engages a consumer through her smartphone.

April 22, 2015

Walgreens last year extended its exclusive relationship with Vitamin Angels to help provide children and mothers in at-risk populations with essential vitamins and minerals, and in so doing continued to strike a chord with aspirational consumers.

April 22, 2015

Five macro trends impacted sales of OTC medicines in 2014, Bob Sanders, EVP at IRI, shared with attendees of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association Annual Executive Conference in March. On the plus side, switch continues to drive considerable growth across OTC aisles — Rx-to-OTC accounted for 19% of OTC sales and 27% of growth in the past five years, and that trend is likely to continue, Sanders said

April 22, 2015

Perrigo on Tuesday rejected a proposed acquisition by Mylan.