February 1, 2016

With award season here, Target is hoping shoppers will want to get the red carpet look of their favorite celebrities.

January 29, 2016

The drug showed in clinical trials that it had a sustained antidepressant effect following a one-day rapid effect. 

January 29, 2016

Mattel is making some big changes to one of its most popular toys by altering its iconic Barbie line to reflect different body sizes and ethnic diversity.

January 29, 2016

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the oral care and natural/organic cosmetics categories, highlighting new products that are shaking up the beauty aisle.

January 29, 2016
As many as nine CHPA member companies financially supported the foundation for the first time in 2015 and three new companies made an in-kind donation, CHPA shared in a e-newsletter that went out Friday.
January 29, 2016
New patients enrolled in the CVS Health Specialty Connect pilot were 17.5% more likely to pick up their first refill and existing specialty patients had an 11.4 percentage point improvement in adherence. 
 
January 29, 2016

Drug Channels on Thursday released its latest ranking of pharmacies based on total prescription revenues, with Walgreens Boots Alliance the largest of retail pharmacies, followed by CVS Health and Walmart. "We estimate that total revenues of retail, mail and specialty pharmacies reached $364.1 billion in 2015, up 12.1% from 2014," wrote Adam Fein, CEO Drug Channels Institute. "The top tier of dispensing pharmacies ... accounted for about 64% of U.S. prescription dispensing revenues in 2015." (Drug Channels)

January 29, 2016
The drug is delivered via the Xsail breath-powered delivery device, allowing intranasal dosing of the most commonly prescribed migraine treatment. 
January 29, 2016
The drug had previously received two breakthrough therapy designations from the FDA to treat chronic HCV GT1 infection in end-stage renal disease patients on hemodialysis, as well as for the treatment of chronic HCV GT4 infection. 
 
January 29, 2016

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the pet supplies category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the general merchandise aisle.

January 29, 2016
The organization praised the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research director Dr. Janet Woodcock for pledging to take action to clear a backlog of generic drugs awaiting approval. 
 
January 29, 2016

County Market operates similarly, as a locally-owned, independent pharmacy, with the same values as CompleteCare Pharmacy, H.D. Smith stated. 

January 29, 2016

Hallmark's new #CareEnough campaign aims to highlight the love stories of real couples.

January 29, 2016

A variety of food aficionados are helping Hillshire to launch Snack Week, a week-long celebration of snacking and the launch pad for the new Hillshire Snacking brand of premium snacks.

January 29, 2016

McKesson's North America pharmaceutical distribution and services revenues were $39.6 billion for the quarter, up 6% on a reported basis and 7% on a constant currency basis, primarily driven by market growth.

January 29, 2016

Nielsen Catalina Solutions' new CEO most recently served as Nielsen's EVP and managing director of local media, where he was responsible for strategy and development for Nielsen's local television and audio clients. 

January 29, 2016

They're the kind of blood pressure monitors everyone envisioned when telemedicine was first talked about - easy-to-use, wireless, health app friendly and designed such that they not only help boost home testing of blood pressure, but also medication compliance with an added medication reminder and tracking function.

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.

January 29, 2016

Just as veganism booms in popularity, a company in Wyoming has developed a way to turn fruit oil of varying types into a vegan substance that resembles and mimics petroleum jelly.

January 29, 2016

Kroger is changing the way it organizes beer, wine and liquor on its store shelves by asking a private distributor to charge alcohol companies for placement, according to a report from Time magazine. (Time)

January 29, 2016

According to the New York Times, Valeant Pharmaceuticals has issued a statement following criticism from Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign about it raising the cost of the drug D.H. E., noting that there was a generic version of the drug available and that it had less than 1% of the market share on D.H.E, which costs $14,000 for 10 vials, $11,000 more than it cost in June 2014. “Whenever the sales volume of a drug declines, manufacturers must consider pricing adjustments to keep production of the drug viable,” the company said.  (New York Times)

January 29, 2016

“Our January promotion, ‘2016 Starting Points,’ was well received by our customers, so we decided to offer our loyal shoppers another chance to easily and quickly earn more Plenti points,” reported John Learish, Rite Aid SVP marketing. 

January 29, 2016

According to  a recent study by ECRM and HellaWella, while such natural and homeopathic remedies as essential oils, tea and Grandma’s chicken soup are becoming more prevalent for preventing and treating colds among healthy-minded consumers, OTC medication is still a key component in their cough-cold arsenal. Read more in this exclusive report.

January 29, 2016
This week, Arizona ranks No. 2 in flu incidence among states and No. 3 in flu incidence gains, while Nevada tops the Walgreens Flu Index.