January 31, 2012

As of Jan. 1, asthma products like the Primatine Mist inhaler became no longer available at retail — leaving consumers with few asthma-care options in the OTC aisle. Drug Store News recently interviewed King Bio president Frank King, who is introducing a new nonprescription inhaler for asthmatics, formulated with homeopathic ingredients, called AsthmaCare under its Safecare banner of products.

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 25, 2016

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

July 13, 2016

Led by NCPA's senior director of store operations and marketing Gabe Trahan, the Front-End Profit Building Seminar is a one-day program that gives owners the tools and knowledge to increase store traffic and profits.

June 30, 2016

Moberg Pharma has signed an agreement to acquire U.S. OTC brands New Skin, Fiber Choice and PediaCare from Prestige Brands, Inc.

June 29, 2016

As more millennials start to have babies, retailers from coast to coast are targeting these new parents with an array of natural and technologically-advanced products, and a more “mom-friendly” baby care offering.

June 29, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the sales activity in the first aid and baby care categories, highlighting products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

June 28, 2016

Amazon.com is continuing to expand its assortment of Dash buttons.

June 28, 2016

Young Living Essential Oils has introduced its first over-the-counter remedies, and unveiled 15 new or rebranded products.

June 24, 2016

WellCare of Georgia Medicaid members will receive a 20% increase in their credit toward OTC supplies and an annual eye exam and eye care supplies, including OTC reading glasses, eyewashes and eye drops, are free.

June 23, 2016

McKesson and its Health Mart pharmacies rely on HRG for front-end category management solutions for their independent pharmacy customers.

June 22, 2016

Headquartered in New York, Snow Phipps has overseen the deployment of over $1.7 billion of private equity capital and co-investments in 17 platform investments and over 25 add-on acquisitions since inception.

June 16, 2016

In addition to the personnel moves, CHPA elected three new manufacturer members and five new associate members.

June 15, 2016

Over two days, HRG covered the factors pivotal to the success of independent pharmacies based on assessments they’ve conducted over the years.

June 7, 2016

Many of the major wholesalers will discuss how the supply chain factors into retail pharmacy's front-end operations. 

June 1, 2016

Gaps in products on the market, especially those in packaging appealing to children, helped Hyland’s revamp existing products and create new products.

May 18, 2016

Nielsen found that among consumers’ top 10 planned online purchases, shampoo/conditioner was first on the list, followed by vitamins and supplements, body wash, deodorant and cosmetics.

May 13, 2016
CHPA's RSQ conference this year will focus on "Collaborating for Consumer Healthcare Solutions," showing how collaboration between industry and regulators can drive better consumer health outcomes.
 
May 11, 2016

The CVS Health brand offers quality-driven value, with prices ranging from 20% to 40% less than other comparable brands.

May 10, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the sales activity in the aromatherapy, first aid, iron, external analgesics, wearables and sports tape categories, highlighting products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

April 18, 2016

Hyland’s honored the retirement of company president Dale Nepsa with a surprise farewell Sunday evening at the Breakers’ Ocean House. “He’s a friend of many, loved by all,” said Hyland’s EVP Les Hamilton. “He’s embodied the purity of intent that we strive for at Hyland’s.”

April 14, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the sales activity in the allergy, incontinence, TENS devices and meal replacement bars categories, highlighting products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

January 29, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnson examines the sales activity in the home health care category, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

December 30, 2015

DSN senior editor Michael Johnson examines the sales activity in diet and weight loss, and VMS categories, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.