October 10, 2014

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores submitted a written statement in lead-up to a forum hosted by U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C.

October 10, 2014

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in analgesics and digestives, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

October 10, 2014

Kicking off American Pharmacists Month this year on Oct. 2 was the second annual #Pharmacist tweet-a-thon. Highlighting the important role pharmacists have in patient care, their communities and the broader healthcare landscape, more than 11,000 tweets with the hashtag #Pharmacist were sent during the 24-hour period — some 467 an hour, according to healthcare social media watcher Symplur. 

October 10, 2014

Walmart began testing Walmart Pickup – Grocery, a new same-day pickup concept, on Sept. 29. The retailer continues to explore new ways to make shopping faster and more convenient by integrating its digital and physical assets.

October 9, 2014

Allscripts on Thursday announced the market launch and general availability of Allscripts FollowMyHealth Achieve.

October 9, 2014

At a time when nearly every media outlet is covering Ebola, Enterovirus D-68, or a new outbreak of an infectious disease, the American Pharmacists Association is reminding Americans that the nation’s pharmacists are ready to help.

October 9, 2014

Bazooka Candy Brands is making its way into the gummy category. The Juicy Drop brand will expand to include Juicy Drop Gummies, which combines sour gummies with sour gel. 

October 9, 2014

Best-selling author and business leader Jason Jennings will share his five secrets of change at The Conference: CRN’s Annual Symposium for the Dietary Supplement Industry in a keynote address on Nov. 7.

October 9, 2014

Catamaran, a provider of technology and pharmacy benefit management services, on Wednesday announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Salveo Specialty Pharmacy.

October 9, 2014

Congress and the sports nutrition industry independently called upon the Food and Drug Administration to act on removing an untested synthetic stimulant that was found in 12 products marketed as sports nutrition supplements.

October 9, 2014

Endo International and Auxilium Pharmaceuticals on Thursday announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement.

October 9, 2014

President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced his intent to nominate Giant Eagle executive chairman David Shapira to the role of governor for the Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service. 

 

October 9, 2014

Intel-GE Care Innovations on Wednesday announced that it is expecting to release its Health Harmony platform in late 2014.

October 9, 2014

Jolen Creme Bleach is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the first major packaging update since the product first graced the shelves.

October 9, 2014

Ocean Spray is known for its line of juices, but the brand will make a leap to the water aisle with the introduction of PACt cranberry extract water.

October 9, 2014

Pepto-Bismol announced Thursday that Fright Fest at Six Flags will be a little less scary for those who fear stomach upsets.

October 9, 2014

National leaders in hypertension have acknowledged PharmaSmart as the only blood pressure kiosk solution that can be “recommended by physicians” for patient monitoring, the company announced Thursday.

October 9, 2014

American Pharmacy Cooperative, a member-owned group purchasing organization comprising more than 1,300 independent pharmacies, has expanded its partnership with PrescribeWellness to launch a community pharmacy consolidated platform.

October 9, 2014
It’s all about unveiling opportunity, absorbing the insights that can really transform a business and then putting those ideas into action. That was the core takeaway of an exclusive one-day executive summit co-hosted by Mack Elevation Forum and Drug Store News in Boston at the Seaport World Trade Center in late August. It was also the key thread that tied together the eight dynamic speakers who headlined the second annual joint Mack Elevation/Drug Store News event. 
Catch important highlights in this exclusive DSNtv video.
October 8, 2014
Annie's is making its way into a new category with the introduction of Organic Grass Fed Macaroni & Cheese, which is made with cheese from humanely raised cows with year-round access to pasture. 
 
October 8, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday announced it will convene a keynote panel in celebration of the 20th anniversary of DSHEA.

October 8, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Tuesday announced that, with the addition of three new companies, its membership roster is at a 41-year high of 151 member companies.

October 8, 2014

Leading businessman and founder of Pro-Line ethnic hair care brand, Comer Joseph Cottrell Jr., died on Oct. 3 of natural causes at his Dallas home, the Dallas Morning News reported. He was 82 years old.

October 8, 2014

"What happens when student pharmacists discover that their professional path may prove equal parts public health and public policy?"