August 5, 2015

DSN talked to Piping Rock Health Products CEO Scott Rudolph this summer at Piping Rock’s Ronkonkoma, N.Y., offices to find out more about the new company and why experience matters in the VMS business. 

August 5, 2015

 According to a new research study from Amazon.com and Pymnts.com titled “Innovation and the Digital Shopper,” 64% of respondents begin their shopping journey on online marketplaces.

August 5, 2015

Target has made its first major foray into beacon technology as the retailer continues to look for ways to enhance the in-store shopping experience with digital tools.

August 4, 2015

CVS Health's implementation of Specialty Connect had a greater effect on revenues than prescription volumes.

August 4, 2015

DenTek’s new website will now let  visitors brushing up on their oral health information purchase the company’s products directly on the site. 

August 4, 2015

Since the inception of Meijer's free prescription program in 2006, more than 27 million free prescriptions have been filled, saving Meijer customers more than $390 million.

August 3, 2015

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge will return on Friday.

August 3, 2015

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy last week released a progress report urging state and federal regulation for the thousands of websites that illegally distribute medications.

August 3, 2015

Rite Aid promotes several executives into new roles that will help further the company's objective in becoming a comprehensive retail healthcare company. 

August 3, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. on Monday announced that it will buy a 51% equity share of Immuneering Corp., a genomic-analysis company.

August 3, 2015

Viactiv and Varsity Spirit introduce comprehensive campaign to encourage teens to supplement with calcium.

August 2, 2015

AmerisourceBergen and Good Neighbor Pharmacy introduced a slew of new programs at ThoughtSpot 2015 this year. Drug Store News caught up with David Neu, EVP AmerisourceBergen and president Good Neighbor Pharmacy, at the show to discuss how those new programs will help Good Neighbor Pharmacy pharmacists better navigate the future.

August 2, 2015

There aren’t many places an independent pharmacist can gain access to more than 300 vendors, as many as 60 hours of continuing education and the kind of new pharmacy tools and services that will not only help independent community pharmacists stay in the game, but may help them improve on that game by a notch or two. But that’s exactly what AmerisourceBergen had on its show card for the 4,000 attendees at ThoughtSpot 2015, held in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand.

July 31, 2015

Brush Buddies, a provider of educational oral care products, launched the Soniclean Pro One on Tuesday.

July 31, 2015

Revlon announced the launch on Thursday of Revlon LOVE IS ON Million Dollar Challenge, a philanthropic effort focused on women’s health initiatives.

July 31, 2015

Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals on Friday announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved the company’s Finacea (azelaic acid) Foam, 15% for the topical treatment rosacea.

July 31, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores commented on the proposed regulations on the use of managed care in Medicaid and in the Children’s Health Insurance Program, urging "to maintain the strong link between Medicaid patients and community pharmacies and the valuable services that these pharmacies provide."

July 31, 2015

South Korean beauty fave TonyMoly is laying down U.S. roots. With one store in New York City’s Chinatown, limited product distribution in Urban Outfitters and Sephora and a new website, the brand has opened its second Big Apple location.

July 30, 2015

Hair care brand Alberto VO5 on Thursday declared August its third annual “National Anti-Frizz Month,” offering frizz-taming advice and savings on frizz products via the brand’s website and social media channels.

July 30, 2015

CVS Health has entered into two new clinical affiliations with Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Kansas and Lehigh Valley Health Network in Pennsylvania.

July 30, 2015

CVS Health and IBM on Thursday announced they will use predictive analytics and Watson cognitive computing for care management services for patients with chronic disease.

July 30, 2015

Jean Coutu has taken steps to prepare its customers and pharmacists for the expanded services the pharmacy can now provide with the implementation of Bill 41, which amends the Pharmacy Act.

July 30, 2015

Drug Store News, in partnership with consumer health engagement company higi, has announced that Marlena Kelley, pharmacy manager at Publix’s Daphne, Ala., location, is the grand prize winner of its June 2015 Fit Pharmacist Challenge, sponsored by Splenda.

July 30, 2015

Fifty years ago this summer, President Lyndon B. Johnson secured his place in history by signing into law the legislation that created Medicare and Medicaid. To commemorate the anniversary, Drug Store News has put together an exclusive report on the effect that Medicare and Medicaid have had on the retail pharmacy industry and how it has transformed the role of the pharmacist.