April 25, 2015

Anda again hosted a stellar two-day event on the eve of NACDS Annual Meeting, featuring several notable sports celebrities, along with an industry overview from IMS Health’s Doug Long.

April 25, 2015

“Why do some companies’ ideas thrive while others die, and how do we improve the chances of our ideas sticking?” That was one of the key messages conveyed by Elevation Forum founder and Mack Elevation Forum leader Dan Mack during the latest forum.

April 25, 2015

The New General Market Leadership platform — a Drug Store News and Mack Elevation Forum co-produced industry platform — kicked off before NACDS Annual Meeting with a special reception highlighting guest speaker Michael Yormark, president of Jay Z’s Roc Nation.

April 24, 2015

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

April 24, 2015

Aurora Health Care, a not-for-profit Wisconsin-area health care provider that serves patients via its network of services and facilities — including its in-store QuickCare clinics — has selected Valify as its strategic purchased services partner to help identify, build and track savings opportunities.

April 24, 2015

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

April 24, 2015

Beauty brand ITCosmetics has teamed up with author Emily Liebert, who writes novels about the real-life concerns and complexities of women, to create an exclusive set of products tied to her new book.

April 24, 2015

Mylan has announced that it will commence with a formal offer to acquire generic drug maker Perrigo.

April 24, 2015

The two companies will launch the Up, Up and Away campaign to help remind parents and caregivers to keep laundry detergent pacs away from children.

April 24, 2015

Sandoz on Friday announced the launch of levoleucovorin injection ready-to-use single use vial, a generic version of Fusilev, which is marketed by Spectrum Pharmaceuticals. 

April 24, 2015

Weis Markets has promoted Brent Mertes to regional VP where he will oversee the day-to-day operations of 51 stores.

April 23, 2015

J.M. Smucker Co.’s Crisco brand on Thursday announced the addition of Organic Coconut Oil to its portfolio of products, giving consumers a substitute in recipes that call for butter, margarine and other oils.

April 23, 2015

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

April 23, 2015

HBA Global is returning to New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center with a new slate of educational opportunities on health and beauty trends, innovations, and market strategies.

April 23, 2015

Publix announced that its pharmacies leaped past a major milestone this month, filling more than 50 million free prescriptions for its customers in the past eight years. 

April 23, 2015

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

 

April 23, 2015

Looking to help beauty mavens stuck in an at-home styling rut, Unilever’s Suave has developed the new Suave Professionals line of products for a new style-it-yourself approach.

April 22, 2015

From the beginning, Pharmaca’s format has included expert health advocates — professionals licensed in such fields as nutrition, skin care, homeopathy, naturopathy and herbal studies — who work in conjunction with pharmacists to develop health treatments and regimens unique to each customer and patient. And that personal level of care and expertise extends to the chain’s expanding beauty selection, as well.

April 22, 2015

“Our health-and-wellness experts are leading the way for the future of health care in our stores and beyond.”

For any retail pharmacy provider, that would be a bold, perhaps even overly confident, assertion. But coming as it does from Walmart, it’s something that both the U.S. healthcare system and Walmart’s competitors are taking seriously.

April 22, 2015

Beauty. It’s a $48 billion mega category that is battling only moderate growth — especially within the mass channel — because of a shift in consumer attitudes, increased competition and a lack of effective advertising. The question then becomes, “How can suppliers overcome such challenges and break through the clutter?”

April 22, 2015

Kinney Drugs, the New York and Vermont drug store division of KPH Healthcare Services Inc., continues to roll out innovative health programs.

April 22, 2015

What supermarket pharmacy provider scores highest in consumer satisfaction? That would be Lakeland, Fla.-based Publix Super Markets, the largest employee-owned U.S. grocery chain.

April 22, 2015

Created in September 2009 with the merger of Phoenix-based United Drugs and Scottsboro, Ala.-based Associated Pharmacies, AAP remains a member-owned cooperative and buying group offering independent operators the negotiating power of a national pharmacy network “working together like a chain.”

April 22, 2015

For the past 35 years, Giant Eagle has not wavered from its commitment to provide its customers with the utmost in convenient pharmacy care.