March 20, 2015

Drug Store News and the Mack Elevation Forum have partnered to create a new, multi-tiered industry leadership platform that will assemble an intimate group of CPG brands that emotionally connect with today’s changing new general market consumer.

May 30, 2014

DSN recently had a chance to sit down and talk with Jay Lenstrom, general manager of Crossmark's Marketing Werks, an experiential and event marketing firm that helps brands pop at retail by engaging consumers on their path to purchase. Lenstrom calls what they do “engagement marketing” — creating a two-way conversation between brand and consumer. It’s a marketing arena that’s changed dramatically over the past five years and will continue to evolve in time with smartphones and social media.

May 16, 2014

Drug Store News recently sat down with Miranda Rochol, VP product and strategy for Healthcare Data Solutions, to discuss how comprehensive prescriber validation data solutions can save a pharmacy operation billions of dollars in costs.

April 24, 2014

As part of the launch of DSN’s new microsite, DrugStoreNews.com/Pain-Management, DSN had the opportunity to speak with Carmen Catizone, executive director of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, regarding a new initiative that the association is spearheading to address the current patient access problem when it comes to pain management pharmaceuticals.

January 8, 2014

News stories about doctor shopping and prescription pad pilfering in pursuit of a pain-pill induced high have become commonplace, prompting many legislators and regulators to consider further restrictions on pain medicines like hydrocodone compounds. But there may be a story that’s not being told — that the patients who suffer from chronic pain and need that hydrocodone to reclaim their lives are being stigmatized. The prevalence of pain pill abuse has left in its wake as many as 116 million legitimate pain sufferers who are finding it more difficult to access their therapies.

April 17, 2015

CCA Industries, whose brands include Plus+White, Bikini Zone and Nutra Nail, swung to a profit during the first quarter.

April 17, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration earlier this week wanted consumers to stop using workout supplement Tri-Methyl Xtreme. 

April 17, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy on Thursday named a long-time data security veteran to the chief information security officer post. 

April 17, 2015

Generic Pharmaceutical Association branches out with the creation of the Biosimilars Council. 

April 17, 2015

Publix organizes its first annual day of service for more than 4,000 employees. 

April 17, 2015

Beiersdorf’s Nivea Men has partnered with Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo and Boston Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly to share a series of "Clean Start" moments that will help players and fans elevate their games both on and off the field.

April 17, 2015

Target is flexing its marketing muscles with the introduction of a 39-minute workout regimen at Lifetime Fitness clubs to shape up sales of its proprietary C9 Champion activewear brand.

 

April 17, 2015

Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance may be down slightly following its latest analyst conference, but there's a lot to be bullish about with this operator. 

April 16, 2015

99 Cents Only Stores Inc. shrank its net loss to $2.3 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015, compared to net loss of $14.7 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014. 

April 16, 2015

According to the Food and Drug Administration, heart failure is a common condition that affects close to 5.1 million people in the United States. The condition arises when the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs. 

April 16, 2015

To support the new product, the company plans to debut an advertising campaign, “Ketchup’s Got a New Mustard.” 

April 16, 2015

Walgreens' Balanced Reward program focused on customer retention, according to a Loyalty360 Q&A with Walgreens. 

April 16, 2015

Meijer is the latest retailer to test out curbside pickup of online orders.

April 16, 2015

NBTY is shaking things up with the appointment of four senior executives to its management team. 

April 16, 2015

Sandoz on Thursday introduced a new generic MS therapy.

April 16, 2015

Target Corp. has entered into a settlement agreement with MasterCard International Inc.to resolve losses from the data breach that Target experienced during the fourth quarter of 2013.

April 16, 2015

The Little Clinic has announced the appointment of Marc Watkins as VP and corporate medical director, reporting directly to Kenneth Patric, chief medical officer.

April 16, 2015

Walgreens kicked off its Red Nose Day charity drive early on Thursday with a YouTube video featuring the first Red Nose sold in Chicago. 

April 15, 2015

Color Wow has introduced its latest shade of Root Cover Up — red.