April 17, 2016

Gearing up for NACDS Annual Meeting, Drug Store News caught up with GSK Consumer Healthcare's Brian McNamara, head of Europe and the Americas, and Dennis Curran, chief customer officer, to get their thoughts on what’s happening in the self-care space.

April 16, 2016

At Friday's Mack Elevation Forum, keynote speaker Jason Reiser, Family Dollar's EVP and chief merchandising officer, discussed the value economy, examining how companies can create innovation and loyalty with the new value consumer.

April 16, 2016

Friday night in Palm Beach kicked off with the First Night Party — hosted by Edgewell, Hallmark, Coca-Cola and Kellogg's — at the Beach Club at the Breakers during NACDS Annual Meeting 2016.

April 16, 2016

Strategic Exchange Appointments got into full swing on Saturday at the Cabanas during the 2016 NACDS Annual Meeting.

April 15, 2016

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.

April 14, 2016

Chester Twigg joins Johnson & Johnson Consumer from Procter & Gamble, where he was most recently VP sales for its global baby, feminine care and family care categories. 

April 14, 2016

DSN sat down with Scott Rudolph, CEO of Piping Rock Health Products for his perspective on where the industry is headed and how to sniff out at least one opportunity that may generate returns this year.

April 13, 2016

After 13 years with the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, Ted Peterson recently retired as VP of CHPA to start a new company. DSN asked some of his colleagues and counterparts about the impact he has had on the business.

April 13, 2016

Former CHPA VP Ted Peterson opens trade relations with firm CPG Linkages.

April 13, 2016

In February, CEO Update named National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson Trade Association CEO of the Year. DSN looks at some of the more important work accomplished by NACDS under Anderson’s leadership.

April 13, 2016
Publix president Todd Jones, CFO David Phillips and retired Deloitte executive Jessica Blume were elected to the board of the $32.4 billion retailer.
April 11, 2016

Mike Kelly has been in the industry for almost 30 years, and joins Adapt Pharma— maker of Narcan Nasal Spray (naloxone HCl) — from Covis Pharmaceuticals, where he was CEO and a member of its board. 

April 8, 2016

Don Kerrigan joins Bayer’s Consumer Health division from Pfizer, where he was most recently VP global commercial excellence. 

April 6, 2016

Ahold USA's new merchandising chief will focus on leading a team that supports Ahold USA and its four retail divisions, Stop & Shop New England, Stop & Shop New York Metro, Giant Landover and Giant Carlisle.

April 6, 2016

Kroger promotes 32-year veteran to take over its Smith's banner, succeeding Jay Cummins, whose retirement was announced in February.

April 5, 2016

At Walgreens, Rick Hans also held roles as real estate manager and senior real estate manager, responsible for the development of more than 250 Walgreen drug stores. He joined Walgreens in 1987 as a financial analyst.

April 4, 2016

Longtime Walmart executive Tom Coughlin, an inspirational leader who played a key role in Walmart’s growth but left the company amid scandal in 2005, passed away on April 1.

March 31, 2016

Two Walgreens veterans are now in place to help drive growth at health and wellness retailer Massage Envy.

March 31, 2016

Omron's new president, CEO succeeds former managing executive officer, president and CEO Seiji Takeda, who will transition to the role of executive officer, global business strategy planning, sales and marketing, Europe and the Americas.

March 29, 2016

Cuellar and other industry leaders were recognized for “achieving food business success and for their history of civic service within the New Jersey food community,” according to the New Jersey Food Council.

March 28, 2016

In this OTC Megatrend Report, Drug Store News assembled a virtual panel of leading over-the-counter company executives to discuss the many opportunities to drive growth, build the market basket and drive more shoppers to the OTC aisle; and senior editor Michael Johnsen discusses disruptive technology that, both on and off the shelf, favors more sales in the OTC sector. Download the report to read more.

March 28, 2016

Sears Holdings' newest exec hails from Royal Philips, where as an EVP and the chief strategy and innovation officer and played a central role in the multi-year transformation of Philips.

March 27, 2016

As part of its annual Industry Issues Conference in December, Drug Store News hosted the Chronic Care and Retail Health Roundtable, expanding the program for the first time in its 15 year-existence beyond the diabetes management. 

March 23, 2016

Walmart hired former Disney public affairs executive Brian Besanceney to serve as SVP and chief communications officer beginning April 1, The Holmes Report reported Monday.