It’s been 10 years since Drug Store News first introduced its annual Niche Brand Report, which was created to highlight the role that smaller brands play in driving innovation and growth. The DSN Niche Brands Top 100 measures the leading small- to mid-sized brands with total sales of under $100 million.
DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in OTC, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC, as well as trends and hot concepts sweeping the category, in this multi-page report.
The supplement industry on Wednesday called into question the validity of the New York Attorney General's investigtation into botanical dietary supplements with a white paper that outlines the potential shortfalls of the testing methodology used.
There was a $1.1 billion gain in OTC sales between 2013 and 2014, according to data culled from IRI, some $500 million of which can be attributed to an increase in sales across all cough-cold/allergy/sinus products and an approximate $300 million to a rise in digestive sales.
A new analysis by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital and the CVS Health Research Institute, published online first in the American Journal of Public Health, shows that enhanced prescription drug insurance can improve patient health outcomes and reduce use of other (often costly) healthcare services.
DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in the vitamins, minerals and supplements and diet aid categories, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.
DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of pharmacy technology, biosimilars and generics, as well as a look at FDA reform and its potential impact on healthcare costs, in this multi-page report.
Drug Store News in November presented Walgreens president of pharmacy, health and wellness Kermit Crawford — who will retire from the company at the end of the year, after 31 years at Walgreens — with the first-ever DSN Pharmacy Innovator award. In the December issue, DSN examines Crawford’s career and some of the major contributions he has made to Walgreens and community pharmacy along the way.