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

Drug Store News caught up with TopRx president Scott Franklin to discuss what’s on the horizon for the national distributor of generic pharmaceuticals.

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 2, 2016

Bausch + Lomb introduced a new and improved PreserVision AREDS 2 Formula + Multivitamin, one of the better selling vitamins on the shelf with $135.1 million in sales on 19.6% growth across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI.

August 2, 2016

Sales of OTC medicines continue on a steady pace with dollar volumes up half a billion dollars over the first half of 2016, according to data culled from IRI.

August 2, 2016

Before NACDS Total Store Expo, Drug Store News sat down with Tim Toll, chief customer officer at Pharmavite, to get a better understanding on how retailers can better activate this business in their stores.

August 2, 2016

Adult nutrition market leader Abbott earlier this year launched its latest adult nutrition protein booster called Ensure Enlive, a balanced nutrition drink with 20 g of protein.

August 2, 2016

Each 5-hour Energy Protein shot has 21 grams of protein and contains 100 calories and less than one gram of sugar.

August 2, 2016

More vitamins, minerals and supplements were sold online so far in 2016 than have been sold through a Walmart store, TABS Analytics reported earlier this year.

August 2, 2016

According to an AARP survey of 1,480 Americans ages 50 years and older, 82% said good nutrition was either very or extremely important to their overall health.

August 1, 2016

The Clean Whey products arrive in the midst of a complete relaunch for the brand, as PowerBar unveils a more approachable personality.

July 29, 2016

GNC Holdings on Thursday replaced its chief executive and suspended its earnings guidance. It also reported disappointing second quarter results.

July 26, 2016

Online and other non-store sales, which are included in the overall figure, are expected to increase 7% to 10% year-over-year rather than the 6% to 9% percent forecast earlier.

July 26, 2016

The new Platinum HydroWhey delivers fast-digesting whey protein that provides essential nutrients to help support muscle recovery after an intense workout.

July 25, 2016

Market leaders Johnson & Johnson and Bayer have remained the No. 1 and No. 2 OTC marketers, respectively, for many years.

July 25, 2016

This is the first clinical trial comparing vitamin C retention in leukocytes between Ester-C and ascorbic acid in both male and female nonsmokers.

July 22, 2016

Cranberry U.T. Complete is available nationally in select natural products and wellness stores and retails for a suggested $32.99 per 2.46 oz container.

July 22, 2016

Select locations received 10-minute, no-equipment workout session with fitness, lifestyle and wellness expert Jennipher Walters, co-founder of Fit Bottomed Girls Community.

July 20, 2016

NPA worked closely with members of the House Natural Resources Committee, including Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Mont., to  attach language to PROMESA requiring the Task Force to examine Puerto Rico’s AO 346.

July 19, 2016

Fructose malabsorption is a digestive complication that can result in abdominal pain, bloating, gas and diarrhea.

July 19, 2016

Florajen joins Clarion Brands' OTC portfolio including Lipo-Flavonoid, an OTC product for ringing in the ears (tinnitus), and Certain Dri, an OTC treatment for controlling excessive underarm sweating (hyperhidrosis).

July 18, 2016

Driven by consumer interest in all things natural, the market for natural OTCs increased by 11.4%, Kline noted, compared with the overall OTC market that grew 4.2% in 2015.

July 13, 2016

The scientific evidence is clear — requirements for folic acid, calcium, iron, iodine and protein go up during pregnancy — and the consequences of not getting enough can be significant, CRN stated.

July 13, 2016

An estimated 23% of breastfeeding infants will experience colic, which may often be the result of their inability to digest the lactose that's in most milk, including breast milk.