June 15, 2015

The sun care market has benefited from skin cancer awareness campaigns, as well as the overall education about the importance of sun protection, but manufacturers are hoping to further brighten sales with sun care products that boast added benefits and innovative delivery methods.

June 15, 2015

As many as 39% of Americans feel restless when they sleep at least once or twice every week, and 27.5% feel restless at least three or four nights each week, according to a survey conducted in May by Field Agent on behalf of Drug Store News.

June 15, 2015

You don’t need a poll to know that sleep, or rather the lack thereof, has become a big deal for Americans. 

June 15, 2015

Target chairman and CEO Brian Cornell commented on the chain’s new partnership with CVS Health in a Q&A on Target’s blog, A Bullseye View.

June 15, 2015

Target plans to sell its pharmacy business to CVS Health for $1.9 billion and rebrand its nearly 1,700 prescription departments as CVS/pharmacy in a blockbuster deal that stunned the healthcare world.

June 15, 2015

As we raced to close this issue of Drug Store News, it sure had been a busy week for telehealth news, and by that measure, no headline was bigger than the news that Walgreens had decided to expand its partnership with Web-MD into three more states — Illinois, Washington and Colorado.

June 15, 2015

The credibility of the vitamins, minerals and supplements business has been attacked in recent months.

June 15, 2015

 "As it stands now, TPP will make it harder for the U.S. generic industry to sell its products overseas," GPhA's Ralp Neas reported. 

June 15, 2015

What impact might wearable devices have on the sale of sleep aids in the future? The impact could be significant.

June 15, 2015

The sale of sleeping remedies continues to be a caffeinated business, especially across the liquids segment.

June 12, 2015

J&J's consumer business is looking to reclaim its No. 1 position, with its consumer chief outlining three reasons the OTC business is crucial to J&J's overall healthcare portfolio.

 

June 12, 2015

Through ACAP, Diplomat gains access to  13 million lives in Medicaid, Medicare, CHIP and other public programs.

June 12, 2015

Shoppers love their mobile phones as the devices are driving more orders — up 59% in the first quarter of 2015, according to the latest Demandware Shopping Index.

June 12, 2015

The drug is a daily oral treatment for children 6 and up with chronic immune thrombocytopenia (ITP).

June 12, 2015

H-E-B is celebrating 110 years as a Texas grocer. 

June 12, 2015

Kmart has revamped its marketing team as part of an effort to revive the brand and evolve the company’s overall marketing, according to an Ad Age report.

June 12, 2015

McNeil Consumer Healthcare, the makers of Tylenol, have launched the new #HowWeFamily effort.

June 12, 2015

Spending for prescription drugs is the fastest-growing segment of the healthcare sector. 

June 12, 2015

There is a new wave of consumers that is quickly becoming the most powerful economic force in retail. Enter: The New General Market consumer.

 
June 12, 2015

The Patient Access to Pharmacists’ Care Coalition, a group of more than 25 organizations representing patients, has released newspaper and radio advertisements calling for passage of the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act.

June 12, 2015

Swoon Beauty’s Universal Lip Gloss Scoop & Applicator will be available on Target.com starting June 14th for consumers who want to salvage every last drop of their favorite lip glosses.

June 12, 2015

Walmart continues its building boom in Northwest Arkansas, opening a Neighborhood Market store just a few miles from the chain’s headquarters in Bentonville. 

June 12, 2015

Whole Foods Market has revealed the name of its new smaller-store concept slated to begin opening in 2016. Enter 365 by Whole Foods Market.

June 11, 2015

In light of the re-emergence of vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States, the American Medical Association is seeking more stringent state immunization requirements to allow exemptions only for medical reasons.