July 18, 2012

As part of the Executive Viewpoint Series, DSN talked to Dan Mack — DSN expert blogger, EVP strategic sales at The Swanson Group and managing director of Mack Elevation Forum — discusses his unique perspective on what suppliers should focus on when engaging with retailers and what "blind spots" they should be wary of.

May 21, 2015

Walgreens and Red Nose Day partners generated more than 3 billion impressions while raising awareness around child poverty.

May 20, 2015

“When Opti-Grab came out, I thought it was the greatest thing ever. And I bought a pair. And this is the result, ”a badly cross-eyed Carl Reiner says during his mock press conference in Steve Martin’s 1979 comedy classic “The Jerk.”

I remember thinking about that scene when I first heard about Google Glass a few years ago.

May 12, 2015

After many months of content development, web programming, and review, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has unveiled the new Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work web site.

May 7, 2015

Shoppers think it's cool to get digital help finding relevant products and information as well as navigating the store, according to a study by RichRelevance. But they are creeped out by digital capabilities that identify, track and use location and demographics

April 23, 2015

Retailers anticipate accelerated growth for 2015. According to a study from eBay Enterprise, an eBay Inc. company, 72% of more than 1,000 online retailers surveyed anticipate online revenue to increase by 17% in 2015.

April 20, 2015

A Tractica report released Monday projects a sharp increase in utililzation of home-health technologies by 2020. 

April 20, 2015

Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding last week consolidated its online pharmacy operations into wholly-owned subsidiary Alibaba Health Information Technology in a deal valued at $2.5 billion.

April 6, 2015

Omnichannel solutions provider RichRelevance has hired a former WalmartLabs executive to serve as its chief product officer.

March 4, 2015

Walgreens once again served as the official retail partner for the People’s Choice Awards in January and teamed up with Procter & Gamble to promote the role of their brands in helping consumers meet New Year resolutions.

February 20, 2015

NACDS’ Steve Anderson discusses how the goals of NACDS’ social media campaign mirrors the broader work to make the NACDS Total Store Expo truly valuable.

February 18, 2015

Google is reportedly getting into the deodorant business and has secured a patent for a new wearable device.

February 18, 2015

PatientsLikeMe and Walgreens are trying to make it easier for people to understand how the medications they take may affect them.

 

February 12, 2015

Revlon has partnered with Google to launch an animated, shareable Valentine’s Day e-card powered by Google technology.

February 6, 2015

Johnson's brand has revealed a new global campaign, dubbed “So Much More,” that is about enhancing rituals, including bath time, to stimulate baby’s senses and providing parents an opportunity to nurture baby’s ability to learn and grow.

January 29, 2015

A pair of veteran retailers were among the most popular store sites on Facebook during the 2014 holiday season. Sears was the most popular U.S. department store, while Walmart.com was the most popular mass merchant store site, according to a study by Searchmetrics.

January 20, 2015

L'Oréal Paris has revealed The Brush Contest, an international makeup designer contest happening exclusively on YouTube.

January 7, 2015

More than half of Americans want to monitor their health with connnected devices.

 

December 17, 2014

Google could be preparing to take on Amazon.com with its own unique e-commerce solution.

 

December 10, 2014

The makers of Proactiv have debuted #BeYouTV, a YouTube content series that offers beauty tutorials and more for the millennial generation.

December 1, 2014

Drug Store News will be tweeting key messages from retail pharmacy industry heavyweights.

November 25, 2014

Target, Walmart and Walgreens represent three retail pharmacy operations to crack the top 10 in Lithium Technologies' Klout 50: Retail Edition, which ranks the top 50 retailers with the most social influence.

November 6, 2014

A Belgian healthcare website recently presented the lighter side of researching medical conditions on Google. 

November 3, 2014

Google Flu Trends is getting a new engine to improve accuracy, according to a blog posted Friday by Christian Stefansen, Google senior software engineer.