May 26, 2017

Kicking off on Menstrual Hygiene Day May 28, Tampax will be working to donate 1 million tampons to nonprofits in the United States within 30 days. 

May 26, 2017
While online sales are growing at a fast pace, the beauty products and services retailer isn't slowing down its store growth. It said it will open 100 new stores in its current fiscal year.
May 26, 2017

 With flu season winding down, Walgreens on Friday released its final Flu Index of the 2016-17 season, noting which markets saw the most activity based on aggregate prescription data between October 2016 and April.

May 25, 2017

According to the retailer, the outstanding balance was owed by Dollar Express, which acquired stores that the FTC required the company to divest. 

May 25, 2017

The company has partnered with Toronto-based ModiFace to offer augmented reality-based product try-on for Estée Lauder’s mobile and web e-commerce platforms.

May 25, 2017

The committee’s recommendation was based on its review of the totality of evidence, including demonstration of comparable efficacy and safety of Pfizer’s biosimilar epoetin alfa to its reference products, Epogen and Procrit (epoetin alfa).

May 25, 2017

Grocery and household, apparel and home categories were also cited as the primary reasons why Kmart’s comparable-store sales decreased 11.2% during 2017 Q1, stated parent company Sears Holdings.

May 25, 2017

Both NACDS Foundation president Kathleen Jaeger and NACDS president and CEO and NACDS Foundation chairman Steve Anderson attended the event, with Anderson delivering remarks. 

May 25, 2017

The trade group submitted a statement to Congress opposing the Border Adjustment Tax.

May 25, 2017

Asembia’s Asembia1 specialty pharmacy workflow platform will be integrated with QS/1’s software platform as a result of the partnership.

May 25, 2017
Walmart’s share of the $800 billion grocery market has grown to 21.5%, according to a report from CNBC that highlights Loop Capital analyst Andrew Wolf’s assessment of the retailer’s recent first-quarter results. Wolf notes that in Q1, Walmart outperformed U.S. supermarkets by 2.9%, which is up from the 1.6% outperformance it showed in Q4 2016. (CNBC)
May 24, 2017

However, the report also said the American Healthcare Act would reduce federal budgets by a net $119 billion during the next decade.

May 24, 2017

“We want to be more impactful to the people we serve and continue to build up our portfolio of products,” Larry Merlo said during the UBS Healthcare Conference in New York City.

May 24, 2017

Edgewell Personal Care is taking the fight to its competitors with its latest initiative for its Schick shaving brand. Fox Business reported Wednesday that Edgewell had launched SchickHydro.com, offering a subscription service for refills of its blades that fit Schick razors. (Fox Business)  

May 24, 2017

Government agency accepted Biologics License Application to extend Opdivo’s use to patients with hepatocellular carcinoma after prior sorafenib therapy.

May 24, 2017

Bowen began his career with Jay C in 1971 as a produce department manager before taking a military leave of absence to serve in the U.S. Army from 1972 to 1976.

May 24, 2017
Drug Store News spoke to Chandra Coleman, Coty VP U.S. Marketing for Sally Hansen, about the new Rimmel London Edge Your Look campaign and what it says about Coty’s larger efforts to expand its marketing reach to social consumers.
May 24, 2017

Under the law, which was signed by President Barack Obama in December 2016, the payment structure for infusion drugs under Medicare Part B changed from an average wholesale price to an average sales price.

May 24, 2017

All veterans, active duty military personnel and their immediate family members, including the families of those who lost their lives in service to their country, will receive 20% on eligible store items.

May 23, 2017

Karl Varsanyi, Albertsons’ new group VP product management and user experience, and Ramiya Iyer, who was named group VP IT digital and marketing/merchandising, possess a collective 30 years of experience in digital leadership. 

May 23, 2017

The beauty retailer plans to open some 40 stores in 2017, according to a report by the Chicago Tribune.

May 23, 2017

The retailer welcomed Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and State Rep. Heather Carter on Tuesday.

May 23, 2017
CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo was the guest on Boston’s WBUR radio station’s “Here & Now” Tuesday, speaking with host Jeremy Hobson about such topics as tax reform, Amazon’s potential entry into pharmacy and the ongoing question of what changes will come to health care as the Senate considers the American Health Care Act. “I think there are elements that make sense from the Republican plan, but clearly there are other elements the Republican plan does not deal with,” Merlo said. “I think there are many open questions that have yet to be answered” (WBUR)
May 23, 2017

Roughly three-quarters of visitors to the online platform are taking active follow-up steps, the retailer announced Tuesday, noting that its digital mental health resources also are reaching a broader demographic of consumers.