May 27, 2015

Cosmetic Executive Women is looking to expand the consumer reach of its annual Insiders’ Choice Beauty Awards by launching an online magazine created specifically for beauty connoisseurs.

May 26, 2015

Bartell Drugs isn’t just celebrating its 125th anniversary. The regional player is also celebrating the deployment of its own private-label brand, which is designed to highlight the retailer’s connection to the Puget Sound region, The Seattle Times has reported.

May 20, 2015

“When Opti-Grab came out, I thought it was the greatest thing ever. And I bought a pair. And this is the result, ”a badly cross-eyed Carl Reiner says during his mock press conference in Steve Martin’s 1979 comedy classic “The Jerk.”

I remember thinking about that scene when I first heard about Google Glass a few years ago.

May 13, 2015

Competition within the beauty space continues to heat up as apparel retailer H&M is looking to launch this autumn a full range of beauty products.

May 7, 2015

The energy is just getting started for the upcoming NACDS Total Store Expo. To learn more about this year’s Total Store Expo, Drug Store News recently spoke with Jim Whitman, NACDS SVP member programs and services.

May 7, 2015

“You’re going to need a bigger boat,” Steve Anderson, president and CEO of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, told attendees of the NACDS Annual Meeting Business Program Sunday morning.

May 5, 2015

P&G's Clearblue brand releases video depicting moms-to-be sharing their news with family.

April 28, 2015

Randy Edeker delivered his first remarks as the newly elected chairman of NACDS during Tuesday morning’s NACDS Annual Meeting Business Program.

April 27, 2015

Minute Maid, a brand from the Coca-Cola Co., on Monday announced the “Doin’ Good” social campaign, which aims to remind parents of the many things they do to make a positive impact on the lives of their children. 

April 27, 2015

Families this year are ready to splurge on jewelry, flowers, gift cards, brunch and apparel for mom.

April 10, 2015

Breakups to Makeup, known for its accessories featuring quirky cosmetic-related slogans, has partnered with Sephora on a new accessories assortment launching Friday.

April 8, 2015

D's Naturals recently raised $3 million from outside investors in support of its No Cow Bar meal replacement bars. 

April 1, 2015

Amazon.com introduces latest replenishment service that will encourage shoppers to re-order supplies exclusively through the online retailer. 

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.

March 11, 2015

A recently published Kline & Co. report highlights some of the most dynamic performers in the U.S. professional skin care market in 2014.

March 5, 2015

McKesson Care Management has been recognized for its processes, quality program and reporting, and care management electronic capture system.

March 5, 2015

NACDS' RxIMPACT Day, a two-day event that brings together pharmacy advocates from across the nation to educate members of Congress about the importance of pro-patient, pro-pharmacy policies, will be headlined by the national editor of The Cook Political Report.

March 4, 2015

Walgreens’ mission to go big in beauty includes personal care, Walgreens DMM Rudy Kucera told Drug Store News, for categories including grooming, hair care and oral care, “all part of the beauty regimen.” And just like in cosmetics, there is the quest to tailor merchandise for specific stores.

March 4, 2015

Walgreens’ beauty team works diligently to please customers, but Michelle Hobson’s job as senior manager of beauty program development is to lead the charge for all training efforts and key strategic beauty programs for the company’s most precious assets — its Beauty Advisors.

March 4, 2015

Jaws dropped six years ago when Duane Reade unwrapped its first LOOK Boutique. The concept exemplified what many drug store merchants had only dreamed about — a selection brimming with prestige brands presented in an environment on par with specialty stores.

March 4, 2015

Barb Larson has seen myriad changes in her role as division merchandise manager at Walgreens. But what she’s most proud of today is how Walgreens has become more connected to shoppers than ever.

March 4, 2015

As part of its quest to be the most loved and shopped beauty destination, Walgreens offers an array of its “owned brands.” These chain exclusives fill in gaps in assortments or offer tremendous value, according to Kina Guyton, Walgreens director of beauty owned brands.

March 4, 2015

To be sure, Walgreens started out on its Go Big in Beauty mission before its partnership with Boots began in 2012. But Boots, with its rich portfolio of beauty brands certainly helped ‘kick’ things up a notch or two.

March 3, 2015

Feminine care brand Always continues its mission to build girls' confidence at puberty via the Always #LikeAGirl campaign.