May 19, 2015

Meijer to open two stores in Wisconsin, a new market for the grocer, with two more openings to come later this year. 

May 19, 2015

The complex issue of prescription drug abuse and access are not receiving the comprehensive approach that they deserve and greater collaboration is needed among all stakeholders to help find solutions. That was a key message that National Association of Chain Drug Stores CEO Steve Anderson and U.S. Pain Foundation president Paul Gileno shared in a joint op-ed published Tuesday in The Tampa Tribune.

May 19, 2015

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.

May 19, 2015

National Sales Solutions, a provider of sales, marketing and supply chain management for consumer packaged goods companies, has announced retail distribution for its client, Manuka Secrets.

May 19, 2015

GMDC's Dave McConnell to hand the reigns to Patrick Spear on June 1. 

May 19, 2015

The brand cited consumer research as its reason to expand the line’s flavor options.

May 19, 2015

Pharmacy Quality Alliance has endorsed three new performance measures to assess the use of opioids. 

May 19, 2015

Option Care on Tuesday struck out on its own with the backing of minority-shareholder Walgreens Boots Alliance. 

May 19, 2015

Ricky Kenig, founder of New York City’s infamous beauty supply chain Ricky’s NYC, has left the company to start a new beauty venture. Enter Kenig + Alcone.

May 19, 2015

Bi-Lo Holdings on Monday changed its corporate identity to Southeastern Grocers. 

May 19, 2015

Surescripts processed two-thirds of all new prescriptions in 2014, according to its annual report released Tuesday.  

May 19, 2015

Teva Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday announced the introduction of risedronate sodium delayed-release tablets.

 

May 19, 2015

Walgreens on Tuesday joined the Chronic Liver Disease Foundation in offering free Hep-C tests this fall through January 2016. 

May 19, 2015

Declining gas prices helped same-store sales at Walmart, but the negative impact of foreign currency exchange and efforts to improve store experience and employee wages dampened sales.

May 18, 2015

Tractica predicts use of wearable patches to help fight disease will rise dramatically in coming years. 

May 18, 2015

Celebrating its milestone 125th anniversary, family-owned Bartell Drugs opens its 63rd store on May 22 in Lynnwood, Wash., with a lineup of festivities planned for May 30.
 


May 18, 2015

Pharmacists who participated in a care team for patients with high blood pressure helped lower chances of death by stroke by 23%. 

May 18, 2015

As a follow up to the launch of Dove Hair’s "Love Your Curls" campaign and film launch, the Unilever brand has now unveiled the new Love Your Curls book, a tribute to curly hair, inspired by thousands of stories, photos and messages that poured in as a result of the campaign.

May 18, 2015

Endo buys Par in a $8 billion deal. 

May 18, 2015

Healthy Delights on Monday expanded distribution of its healthier-for-you soft chews through GNC. 

May 18, 2015

Smoking cessation programs are a part of only 37% of corporate wellness programs.

May 18, 2015

Moose Pharmacy in Mt. Pleasant, N.C., has successfully implemented an RxSafe 1800 robotic storage and retrieval system. 

May 18, 2015

Rite Aid launches wellness+ with Plenti ad campaign showcasing how consumers can earn more Plenti points by shopping multiple retailers. 

May 18, 2015

Samsung Electronics, along with health-service company Cigna, on Monday announced a new version of the Coach by Cigna mobile app, which helps the user to identify their personality type, needs and preferences.