Families this summer will spend slightly more on back-to-school items than they did in 2013. According to NRF’s 2014 Back-to-School Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, the average family with children in grades K-12 will spend $669.28 on apparel, shoes, supplies and electronics, up 5% from $634.78 in 2013.
Drug Store News sat down with Mike Kaufmann, CEO of the pharmaceutical segment for Cardinal Health, to discuss how pharmacy has evolved into the dynamic opportunity it is today, as well as the growth opportunities for women in pharmacy.
Verizon is expanding its mobile health solutions portfolio with the launch of its new Verizon Virtual Visits, which is designed to provide an easy, convenient and cost-effective way for patients to be seen remotely by a clinician for a cold, flu, sore throat or other simple, acute condition via video on their smartphone, tablet or computer.
Fetch on Thursday announced the results of its "Engaging the Mobile Shopper" report, which was conducted among more than 300 U.S. adults ages 18 years to 60 years in order to uncover the true impact of mobile devices on brick-and-mortar retail.
The 28th Alaska Legislature in late April passed legislation that will allow patients to obtain over-the-phone or online consultations where physicians can diagnose and, if necessary, provide a prescription.
According to a survey released Wednesday by Retale, a location-based shopping platform aggregating weekly circulars from more than 60 top-line retailers for mobile and digital devices, 71% of mobile app users say they don't like the idea of being tracked into a store via their smartphones, and 56% say they are not interested in receiving push notifications while shopping.
In what appears to be a marketing first, natural personal care brand Burt’s Bees is reportedly introducing promotional messages that appear as appointments in electronic calendars on computers, smartphones and tablets, according to a New York Times article.
A new study released by mobile engagement provider Mobiquity has found that while 70% of people use mobile apps on a daily basis to track calorie intake and monitor physical activities, only 40% share data and insights with their doctors.
The month of March saw a steep rise in smartphone-generated traffic, orders, and revenue by consumers to retailer smartphone-optimized websites over the year-ago period, according to mobile commerce platform Branding Brand.
Church & Dwight on Tuesday announced that the Food and Drug Administration has cleared the First Response Gold Digital Pregnancy Test to determine if a woman is pregnant up to six days before her missed period and with more than 99% accuracy from the day of her expected period.
Following buzz that Procter & Gamble revealed last week during a conference in Barcelona a smartphone-enabled toothbrush, the manufacturer has officially unveiled details of the new interactive electronic toothbrush.
The Wall Street Journal's MarketWatch on Friday featured Amazon's shopping app "Flow," which enables consumers to add an item to their shopping cart after scanning the product with their smartphone's camera.
Eighty percent of U.S. consumers use the Internet when they shop. The fourth annual research study of shopper behavior, conducted by Cisco Consulting Services, revealed the percentage of “uber-digitals” shoppers, who regularly use their smartphones for their shopping decision-making, nearly doubled to 18% of the sampled population.