June 15, 2017

Instacart has seen significant expansion of late, announcing that it's same-day delivery now reaches customers in Boston and Philadelphia and through New-York based Wegmans.

June 15, 2017

Total sales, excluding fuel, increased 2.9% in the first quarter compared to the same period last year.  The recent merger with ModernHEALTH contributed to sales growth, Kroger noted.

June 15, 2017

Probiotics are one of the better-selling categories within the VMS space, with more consumers researching probiotics online and coming to the store with a specific brand in mind, according to i-Health market intelligence.

June 15, 2017

The Vitamin Shoppe for the past year has been steadily redefining the brick-and-mortar experience for natural health shoppers via its latest store prototype, the Brand Defining Store, attracting three times the number of first-time customers through its doors.

June 14, 2017

As Amazon seems to be preparing for the wide launch of its Amazon Go service, Forbes is highlighting a similar concept in Shanghai, MobyMart,

June 14, 2017

At the POLITICO Pro Health Care Briefing on Medicaid as a Driver of Care Innovation in the States, CVS Health chief policy and external affairs officer Tom Moriarty highlighted the role that pharmacists can play in helping reach patients with chronic conditions and improve their adherence through personalized interactions and how accessible care through retail clinics can reduce healthcare costs.

June 14, 2017

See highlights from the Drug Store News/Mack Elevation third annual New General Market Summit. 

June 14, 2017

The new service is currently available at select Northern Virginia and Maryland Wegmans stores. 

June 14, 2017

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the state of the weight management, sports nutrition and vitamin market, and products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

 

June 13, 2017

The full-day event, held June 13 in Providence, R.I., brought together leaders from such companies as Facebook, Under Armour, Google and IBM, among others, to discuss emerging trends shaping the healthcare industry.

June 13, 2017

The new RediClinic.com offers a highly responsive online platform that allows one-click appointments from a mobile or desktop device.

June 13, 2017

Albuquerque, N.M. Mayor Richard Berry was recognized earlier this month by Walgreens Boots Alliance for promoting wellness in Albuquerque, KRQE reported. This is the first year Walgreens is giving out the “Happy and Healthy Community Champion” award for civic leaders who promote healthy lifestyles. “Mayor Berry is truly changing the course of these residents’ lives, not only in Albuquerque, but across the country as other mayors and cities adopt the program that he started in Albuquerque,” Kimberly Waltz, Walgreens government affairs, told KRQE. (KRQE)

June 13, 2017

This transition is a critical step in the company's plans to use technology smartly in order to compete in a demanding and competitive grocery environment.

June 13, 2017
The Supreme Court has overturned an appeals court decision which said Sandoz had to wait 180 days under federal law after receiving Food and Drug Administration approval to launch its biosimilar of Amgen’s Neupogen (filgrastim), Zarxio (filgrastim-sndz). 
June 12, 2017

Retailers and suppliers need to focus their negotiations on larger issues, such as growing overall category sales and finding opportunities for collaboration.

June 12, 2017

The Council for Responsible Nutrition’s Supplement OWL is an online product registry that serves as resource for regulators, retailers and the industry, and can be accessed by anyone.

June 12, 2017

In addition to increasing financing options, Fred's Pharmacy has entered an agreement with its lenders allowing the company to extend the outside commitment date to as late as Oct. 31.

June 12, 2017

Protein bars have been flying off the shelves in mass outlets lately. One reason for the increase is the multitude of consumer segments now shopping the category.

June 12, 2017

The Competition Bureau will also be reviewing McKesson Canada’s planned acquisition of Uniprix, the agency announced.

June 12, 2017

Stop & Shop customers can now use Instacart to fill their carts with their favorite Stop & Shop products and select a delivery window of within one hour, two hours or up to seven days in advance.

June 12, 2017

Americans want to be healthier, and they want healthier-for-you products in the self-care aisles to get them there.

June 12, 2017

The growth trends in sales of vitamins and supplements in specialty channels, ranging from natural grocers to gourmet wellness stores, are great harbingers of what might soon be best-selling categories within mass outlets.

June 12, 2017

Read about some of the key takeaways from the third annual Drug Store News/Mack Elevation New General Market Summit, held on April 4 in Minneapolis. 

June 9, 2017

ZDoggMD has a creative message designed to create a better system of care that both incorporates fair payment and treatment for clinicians like pharmacists and inspires both personal and system transformation.