August 21, 2015
higi and Drug Store News are partnering once again for the Check-in for Charity Sweepstakes at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Total Store Expo in Denver. 
August 12, 2015

Testing on an edible on-dose authentication technology developed by TruTag Technologies is showing promising results for its use in combatting counterfeit drugs. 

August 4, 2015

The nation’s leading retail associations have joined together supporting legislation to combat cyber threats.

June 15, 2015

The sun care market has benefited from skin cancer awareness campaigns, as well as the overall education about the importance of sun protection, but manufacturers are hoping to further brighten sales with sun care products that boast added benefits and innovative delivery methods.

May 11, 2015

Human error was the number one cause of data security incidents in 2014. According to a new report released by the Privacy and Data Protection Team at BakerHostetler, in the incidents that the firm worked on in 2014, employee negligence was responsible 36% of the time.

May 4, 2015

Indyme launches vibration-activated shrink detector. 

April 20, 2015

It’s not just media hype — retailers’ exposure to data breaches really is getting worse. 


April 17, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy on Thursday named a long-time data security veteran to the chief information security officer post. 

March 31, 2015

CVS Health’s MinuteClinic has become the first retail clinic provider to offer Department of Transportation physicals for interstate commercial drivers.

March 19, 2015

Target Corp. has agreed to pay $10 million in a proposed settlement of a class-action suit related to the company’s 2013 data breach, according to court documents filed Wednesday. 

January 16, 2015

Procter & Gamble has filed a lawsuit against four former Gillette employees who have been hired or retained by ShaveLogic, a Dallas-based company in the wet shaving field, for allegedly disclosing trade secrets.

December 4, 2014

The Merchant Financial Cyber Partnership, whose participants include, among others, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Retail Federation, has sent a letter to Congress outlining cyber security information sharing legislation principles.

October 29, 2014

As the holiday season approaches, shoppers are apprehensive about the rise in credit card breaches at major retailers and adjusting their shopping behavior accordingly. 


October 24, 2014

McKesson Pharmacy Systems and Automation on Thursday announced the launch of its new SecureHIPAA solution.


September 24, 2014

Nearly half of companies have suffered from at least one security incident, according to a new study, prompting many to implement data breach response plans and ramp up investments in security technologies. Is it enough?

September 3, 2014

PharmaSmart on Wednesday announced the debut of its next generation biometric kiosk, the Model PS2000 (D)estination, which recently completed a pilot inside Mariano’s, a grocer with 26 stores located in the Chicagoland Metro area. 

August 21, 2014

Cybersecurity experts will bring their experiences and best practices to the upcoming 2014 NACDS Total Store Expo in a two-part educational program designed to help attendees mitigate cybersecurity risks.

August 15, 2014

Supervalu announced that it experienced an intrusion into the part of its computer network responsible for processing payment card transactions. The company's retail food stores and some of its associated stand-alone liquor stores were affected by the breach.

August 5, 2014

Target announced on Tuesday that its second-quarter financial results are expected to include gross expenses of $148 million, partially offset by a $38 million insurance receivable, related to the December 2013 data breach.

July 30, 2014

Sam's Club on Wednesday announced that it is offering DNA testing and fingerprint kits as a part of their annual free children's health screenings, both standard tools for personal identification that can be useful for parents should they ever be needed, on Saturday, Aug. 9.

July 15, 2014

Former Republican Speaker of the House J. Dennis Hastert last week wrote an editorial for the Washington Times supporting the use of such tamper-resistant pseudoephedrine products as Acura Pharmaceuticals' Nexafed and Westport Pharmaceuticals' Zephrex-D.

June 10, 2014

Target has hired former General Motors executive Brad Maiorino to serve as SVP, chief information security officer, effective June 16.

April 16, 2014

The National Retail Federation on Wednesday told a congressional panel that the retail industry is committed to safeguarding and protecting consumer data and information from cybercriminals and hackers.

April 14, 2014

The National Retail Federation has announced that it is moving forward with the creation of a program that will provide retailers access to information on cybersecurity threats identified by retailers, government and law enforcement agencies, as well as partners in the financial services sector.