July 24, 2015

Color cosmetics trends, particularly eye makeup, are driving U.S. consumers’ beauty spending, according to Mintel’s Color Cosmetics U.S. 2015 report.

July 23, 2015

AmerisourceBergen Corp. reported Thursday that revenue rose 12.8% to $34.2 billion for its third quarter of fiscal 2015, partially due to the onboarding of the new Walgreens Boots Alliance generic pharmaceuticals business and the solid organic sales growth in its independent pharmacy business.

July 23, 2015

CVS/pharmacy will launch three new exclusive beauty lines as part of an expansion into beauty categories — including naturals, therapeutics and clinically-proven products — that focuses on the intersection of health and beauty.

July 23, 2015

Baby Comfy Care won this year’s Drug Store News/ECRM Best Product Award in the personal care, oral and baby category for its Deluxe Safety Nail Clipper at ECRM’s Personal Care, Oral and Baby event from July 12 to 15. St. Louis-based Handi-Craft Co. was named as the finalist for the Dr. Brown’s Options Baby Bottle.

July 23, 2015

With 3-of-the-5 CMS Star Rating metrics based on medication adherence, Cardinal Health unveiled a new suite of adherence-boosting tools under its Adherence Advantage program, here at RBC 2015.

July 23, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart parent company Loblaw Cos. reported that the retail drug chain’s same-store sales were up 3.8% for the second quarter ended June 20.

July 23, 2015

A recent survey conducted by the Private Label Manufacturers Association revealed that private label products offered significant savings.

July 23, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. announced today the launch of “Perfectly, Imperfect,” an educational initiative that debunks myths about emergency contraception.

July 23, 2015

The United Family chain of supermarkets on Wednesday announced an expansion of its pharmacy services with the launch of Pet Meds at its 57 pharmacy locations.

July 22, 2015

Cardinal Health will host its fourth annual Pharmacy Boot Camp on July 25, as part of its Women in Pharmacy program at this year’s Retail Business Conference in Las Vegas from July 22 to 25.

July 22, 2015

The National Retail Federation revised its full year retail sales forecast ahead of second-quarter earnings announcements from major retailers next month.

July 22, 2015

While paid search and email marketing still top retailers’ lists of effective customer acquisition channels, social media has moved up the ranks to become an important tool for engaging with and attracting new customers.

July 22, 2015

Rite Aid stores are hoping to attract more back-to-school shoppers with a new assortment of supplies, including affordable electronics and dorm room furniture.

July 21, 2015

ACME will enter new markets in Connecticut and New York with its acquisition of A&P stores. 

July 21, 2015

Hy-Vee is preparing to make a big splash in the Twin Cities market, according to a report in Minneapolis' Star Tribune published Saturday. 

July 21, 2015

JD Worldwide announced the launch of U.S. Mall, a new channel that will offer authentic American products for sale in China, at the company’s first-ever business conference in the U.S on Monday.

July 21, 2015

With back-to-school shopping on the horizon, parents are looking to get their shopping started early in the hope of getting the best deals, according to Meijer’s customer survey. 

July 21, 2015

According to NCPA CEO Douglas Hoey, independents dispensing generic medicines at a loss is not a sustainable business model.

July 21, 2015

The fact that the patient’s data is sent directly to their community pharmacist helps set this app apart from other health tracking apps, the company stated. 

July 21, 2015

Pharmabox seeks input from future potential customers on where they'd like to see the next OTC kiosk. 

July 21, 2015

More than half of millennials surveyed would embrace telemedicine. 

July 20, 2015

A&P is looking into liquidating its store base after filing for bankruptcy protection. 

July 20, 2015

Ahold USA acquires 25 A&P supermarkets for $5.8 million each pending bankruptcy proceedings and other regulatory clearances. 

July 20, 2015

Banana Boat, an Edgewell Personal Care brand, won this year’s Drug Store News/ECRM Best New Product Award in the Sun Care category for its 6 oz. SunComfort SPF 30 Lotion.