April 13, 2016

It’s another year, and another February launch of a nasal corticosteroid has hit drug store shelves — McNeil Consumer’s Rhinocort will be looking to make some headway in one of the fastest-growing categories across the front-end

April 13, 2016

Adult incontinence — also called by the more consumer-friendly category monikers of overactive bladder or bladder control — is one of the larger categories within OTC that’s growing at an almost double-digit rate.

April 13, 2016

Perhaps women are fatiguing of gels, or just want instant access to the coffin-shaped nails made popular by celebrities. Whatever the reason, retailers are seeing a spike in sales of artificial nails.

April 13, 2016

Meal replacement bars represent strong growth opportunity within the OTC aisles.

April 13, 2016

Eyebrow makeup sales rocketed 50% for the most recent 52-week period, according to IRI. What’s behind the wildfire growth is a movement for dramatic, yet tamed brows, ignited by celebs sporting the “eye brows on fleek” revolution.

April 13, 2016

The regular shampoo category had mediocre growth of 0.89% during the 12-month period ended February 2016, with Unilever and Procter & Gamble holding significant market share.

April 12, 2016

The new members include JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp., Nature’s Way Brands, Pharmore Ingredients, Vit-Best Nutrition and associate members Genysis Labs, JP Tech Insurance Services, MBui Consulting and Ragold.

April 12, 2016

The new sports nutrition bar was eveloped by celebrity fitness and metabolic weight loss expert Lisa Lynn, Martha Stewart's personal trainer for 13 years and a regular guest on "The Dr. Oz Show."

April 12, 2016
Oska Pulse is selling for a suggested retail price of $399.
April 12, 2016

Glucerna nutritional shakes produced sales of approximately $120 million through food, drug and mass merchants during the 12 months ending March 2016 Perrigo reported.

April 12, 2016

Target's Connected Care sections featuring a dedicated wearable product display has begun reaching Target stores, TWICE reported Tuesday. “We’re constantly looking for opportunities to evolve our assortment and shopping experience to meet the changing needs of our guests,” a Target spokeswoman told TWICE. “We know our guests are increasingly interested in these types of products, and will evaluate future growth plans based on their feedback and sales results.” (TWICE

April 11, 2016

See photos from Drug Store News and Mack Elevation’s second annual New General Market Forum, which took place on April 6, as well as photos from the event’s reception.

April 8, 2016

Don Kerrigan joins Bayer’s Consumer Health division from Pfizer, where he was most recently VP global commercial excellence. 

April 8, 2016

Drug Store News and Mack Elevation Forum on April 6 hosted the second annual New General Market Forum, an event that saw some of the most innovative brands and retailers in the personal care industry discussing a roadmap to better serve today’s key consumers.

April 7, 2016
The new Myoplex line included insight from athletes on what they need to be at their peak.  
April 7, 2016

The GSK Warren facility will feature a state-of-the-art lab suite - the Shopper Science Lab - which is designed to optimize collaboration between GSK, the retailer and the consumer. 

April 7, 2016

In 2014, 123 million prescriptions were filled for NSAIDs in the U.S., and it is reported that one-third of the general population have used OTC NSAIDs. 

April 6, 2016

The combined company would bring to market oncology therapies, men’s and women’s health therapeutics and consumer health products. 

April 6, 2016

Activity trackers are not considered approved medical devices, however, the increased use of these devices has the potential to provide emergency physicians with objective clinical information, doctor says.

April 6, 2016

The Migraine Experience is the first simulator designed to give non-sufferers the chance to safely experience symptoms of a migraine including disorientation, aura, sensitivity to light and blurred vision. 

April 6, 2016
Lupin received final approval for Zolpidem Sublingual Tablets from the United States Food & Drug Administration earlier, as well as final clearance from the FTC with 180 days of exclusivity.
 
April 6, 2016

Hospira, now a Pfizer company, entered into an agreement with Celltrion and Celltrion Healthcare in 2009 for several potential biosimilar products, including the recently-approved Inflectra.

April 6, 2016

In connection with the termination of the merger agreement, Pfizer has agreed to pay Allergan $150 million for reimbursement of expenses associated with the transaction.

April 5, 2016

Truth's first foray into raising awareness around how second-hand smoke impacts pet health, "#CATmageddon," has already been viewed more than 33 million times.