September 7, 2016

Challenged to think beyond current disease-state management solutions, a panel of leading consumer health executives anchored by Walmart VP OTC merchandising Annie Walker, examined the opportunities to disrupt customer habits and move beyond treatment to a mind-set on prevention at a special one-day thought leadership conference in Bentonville, Ark., co-hosted by Drug Store News and Mack Elevation Forum.

September 7, 2016

Quest Products is looking to break onto the external analgesic scene with CopperFixx, a balm that combines the analgesic properties associated with copper and arnica. Other brands continuing to lead the way were Blue Emu ($28.6 million, up 20.1%), Australian Dream ($23.1 million, up 20.7%) and Boiron’s Arincare ($19.1 million, up 19.7%).

September 7, 2016

Pfizer’s Nexium 24HR is the clear leader in the digestive aisle. However, in March 2017, store-brand versions of Nexium 24HR will be available. Perrigo has already secured a tentative approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its OTC Nexium 24HR generic equivalent.

September 7, 2016

Consumers with diabetes spend 35% more on OTC products than the average consumer, noted Jeff Gregori, group VP consumer and shopper analytics for Nielsen, during a recent presentation at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo. Sales of product with a diabetes-specific focus increased 5.1% in 2015, according to Nielsen, reaching $592 million in total sales.

September 7, 2016

The allergy space will continue to heat up significantly in 2017 as marketers pollinate the airwaves with advertisements promoting their latest brand introductions

September 7, 2016

Panel of managed care executives, anchored by Walmart VP health and wellness transformation Marcus Osborne, share how their companies are expanding their reach and making healthcare delivery more convenient and efficient at a one-day thought leadership event co-hosted by Drug Store News and Mack Elevation Forum in mid-June in Bentonville, Ark.

September 7, 2016

RxMedic is looking to stay on the forefront of will-call solutions with its Automated Retrieval System, or ARS, as prescription volume increases. The company also is working to provide dispensing and storage solutions that can adapt to reduce downtime for calibration and maintenance.

September 7, 2016

Pharmacy technology company ScriptPro is positioning itself as a provider of solutions that will ease common pain points that come with increased script volume and the influx of paperwork from clinical services with two forthcoming innovations that address pharmacy documentation needs and the will-call process.

September 7, 2016

By now, the retail pharmacy industry knows that its place within the American healthcare landscape is changing. PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Health Research Institute has dubbed it the New Health Economy.

September 7, 2016

The first step to making an impact in a customer’s life, according to Kimberly-Clark’s senior director of shopper engagement Liz Metz, is understanding what they want from their shopping experience.

September 7, 2016

As pharmacy shifts its focus to outcomes and implements more clinical services, Spartanburg, S.C.-based pharmacy solutions company QS/1 knows that its latest solution will be able to assist in managing the increasing amount of documents pharmacies deal with on a daily basis.

September 7, 2016

VoicePort rebranded its PharmaPhonetics property as CLARO Pharmacy Solutions — a name change aimed at highlighting the growth the company’s offerings have seen since starting out in 2003.

September 6, 2016

In this special report, DSN examines sales activity, trends and more in the diabtes, allergy, foot care and eye care categories.

September 6, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in the homeopathy aisles, highlighting products that are transforming OTC, and catches up with Pharmavite's Tim Toll to talk VMS, in this multi-page report.

September 6, 2016

The $8 billion pharmacy automation market is helping enable the New Health Economy, and creating new opportunities to partner with retail pharmacy. In this special report, DSN examines some top technology companies.

September 6, 2016

During the full-day Retail Health Summit, economists, healthcare entrepreneurs and technology experts gathered to answer one central question: How do we create the ultimate retail destination for health and wellness for the consumer of the future?

August 3, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines what's trending now overall in OTC aisles, as well as in-depth sales activity in the allergy; vitamins, minerals and supplements; eye care; wearables; incontinence; adult nutrition; and lice treatment categories, highlighting products that are transforming OTC, in this multi-page report.

August 3, 2016

DSN examines what retail pharmacy might look like over the next 10 years. One thing seems clear: Community pharmacy will emerge as the center of the healthcare ecosystem.

August 3, 2016

Brandperx, in collaboration with Drug Store News, conducted a survey among 1,000 OB/GYN providers that revealed an opportunity for both brands and retailers to leverage the intimacy and trust of the provider-patient relationship in order to build brand engagement, trial, sales and market share, and improve patients’ quality of life.

August 3, 2016

In this special report, WebMD conducted an “OTC Path to Purchase” study to better understand how consumers are making purchasing decisions — and the factors that are driving those decisions.

July 6, 2016

Consumers have weaved digital into every aspect of their fitness regimens. They are constantly seeking new and novel ways to change their routines. In this special report, ECRM and healthy-living website HellaWella examine attitudes, perceptions and buying habits.

July 6, 2016

In this special report, Drug Store News examines sales trends in three key traffic-driving categories — personal, oral and sun care.

June 29, 2016

Ansell, in the “spirit of growing a positive culture,” has over the past seven years developed a value system that is the basis for recruiting, motivating and training talent.

June 29, 2016

For a sales and marketing team operating in the retail space to be truly successful today, team members need to have a high EQ — the emotional equivalent to IQ. People who demonstrate high emotional intelligence have a 58% higher success rate in every job there is.