August 5, 2013

David Houle sometimes brings up a quote from the famed cyberpunk fiction author William Gibson: "The future is already here. It just hasn't been evenly distributed yet." Houle recently talked with DSN about how this applies to health care, noting that "We won't call it health care. We'll call it health management."

June 24, 2015

In line with its increased focus on health and nutrition, Golub will not be selling tobacco products in its new Market 32 banner stores, according to a local news report.

June 15, 2015

Information technology will play an increasingly critical role in how all health providers administer care, collaborate with one another in a team-based approach to care, and engage with patients themselves.

June 15, 2015

The credibility of the vitamins, minerals and supplements business has been attacked in recent months.

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.

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 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.

March 13, 2015

Patient access, lower costs, accountability and collaborative care: those are the watchwords that define the nation’s overextended web of health care in 2015. And community pharmacy — the true face of neighborhood health care — offers some timely solutions to all of them.

March 13, 2015

“Drugs don’t work in patients who don’t take them.”

March 12, 2015

CVS Health’s chief medical officer Troyen Brennan said in an interview with Reuters that the entry of copycat biotech drugs could cut prices of expensive medications by 40% to 50%.

March 11, 2015

The supplement industry on Wednesday called into question the validity of the New York Attorney General's investigtation into botanical dietary supplements with a white paper that outlines the potential shortfalls of the testing methodology used. 

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 11, 2015

A new PLMA study on shopper loyalty among consumers ages 25 years to 45 years dispels many long-held assumptions.

March 11, 2015

A coalition of state attorneys general is organized by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate herbal supplements. 

 

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

Nutramax Labs announced Thursday the results of a National Institutes of Health-funded clinical study carried out at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.

 

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 aims to have a consistency of voice across all channels, both clicks and bricks. In beauty, the strategy is to look at the customer in a holistic manner, said Katlyn Gao, head of retail products, digital at Walgreens. 

March 4, 2015

When GVP/GMM, beauty and personal care Shannon Curtin arrived at Walgreen Co. about five years ago, the beauty department was already regarded as one of the best and most efficient in the mass business. But it was missing one element Curtin and her teamwork diligently to nurture — love.

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.