February 7, 2016

As part of its annual Industry Issues Conference in December, Drug Store News assembled a first-class panel of retail pharmacy and supplier executives for an exclusive, in-depth discussion on emerging best practices for improving care among patients with chronic conditions.

February 7, 2016

For years, community pharmacy has presented itself as one of the best solutions out there for the ills plaguing the nation’s overstretched and over-costly healthcare system. Few things drive that message home as effectively as the rapid growth of in-store health fairs and disease screening events at drug store, supermarket and mass merchandise pharmacies nationwide. In this special report, DSN examines the growth of in-store health fairs.

February 5, 2016

NEW YORK -- Allure magazine gathered a panel of top beauty experts to weigh in on what trends will drive beauty retail this year. Predictions include natural looking nails and skin covered in glitter, according to the magazine. (Allure)

February 5, 2016

There's a new reason for shoppers to hit the hair care aisle before this Valentine's Day, and it's called BROO.

February 5, 2016

As part of its annual Industry Issues Conference in December, Drug Store News hosted the Chronic Care and Retail Health Roundtable, expanding the program for the first time in its 15 year-existence beyond the diabetes management. 

February 5, 2016

GPhA president and CEO Chip Davis commented on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Thursday oversight meeting about the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2010. 

February 5, 2016

Three of the most iconic super heroes -- Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman -- are coming to bags of Jelly Belly jelly beans this spring.

February 5, 2016

According to the bill, people would be able to use their HSA account to pay for OTC medicines, as well as up to $1,000 per year in dietary supplements and homeopathic remedies. 

February 5, 2016
On Feb. 6, 2016, Larry the Cable Guy will present a check for $125,000 on behalf of Prilosec OTC at Taste of the NFL’s 25th annual Party with a Purpose. 
February 5, 2016

Southeastern Grocers officially opened the doors to its latest Winn-Dixie prototype store in the Jacksonville area, The Daily Record of Jacksonville, Fla. reported Thursday. It's the pilot store today, and represents the chain's thinking as it approaches as many as 50 remodels across its three banners this year, the paper reported. Currently Southeastern Grocers operates 752 Winn-Dixie, Bi-Lo and Harvey's supermarkets. (The Daily Record)

February 5, 2016

DSN takes a deep dive into one of the most strategically important categories in retail pharmacy.

February 5, 2016

A new study of the retail habits of Generations Y and Z shows that the different age groups differ when it comes to using computers for online purchases versus shopping at brick-and-mortar stores.

February 5, 2016

For all their talk about the customer, most retailers have yet to evolve to a business model that is truly customer-centric.

February 5, 2016

The idea to bring Caroline’s Cart to the Bullseye came from a Target team member with a child who has special needs who suggested the idea to Target's store operations team. 

February 5, 2016

A total of 20 major companies, ranging from American Express to Verizon, have banded together to help manage employer-borne healthcare costs, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. "Health care is one of the things that employees need and want," noted Marc Reed, chief administrative officer of Verizon. "What we're trying to do is to make this sustainable so that kind of coverage can continue." Alas, the group may have missed an opportunity by not including a single pharmacy provider - retail pharmacy is the one industry already schooled on how to reduce health costs through better adherence and improved outcomes. (The Wall Street Journal)

 

February 4, 2016

AmerisourceBergen posted a 7% increase in Pharmaceutical Distribution revenue for the quarter, which includes both AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation and AmerisourceBergen Specialty Group. 

February 4, 2016

BelVita is launching a new digital spot to motivate consumers to turn to belVita Breakfast Biscuits for nutritious steady energy all morning long.

February 4, 2016

Camber has launched its generic of Pfizer’s high blood pressure and chest pain treatment Corgard. 

February 4, 2016

Clinicians can better estimate the risk of glaucoma progression by looking at a readout from the smart lens. The findings could also have implications when using the lenses to evaluate glaucoma treatments.  

February 4, 2016

The shift this year of the Super Bowl from late January to early February impacted Costco's January results, the retailer reported. 

February 4, 2016

Fred's Super Dollar's comparable store sales for January rose 0.7% on top of an increase of 4.3% in the year-earlier period.

February 4, 2016

Galderma is on a mission to educate women on the genetics of facial aging and to inspire mothers and daughters to face their skin futures with more optimism and open dialogue.

February 4, 2016
Salonpas includes three active ingredients - camphor (3.1%), menthol (10%) and methyl salicylate (15%) - which provide temporary relief of minor aches and pains.
February 4, 2016

The agreement enables Publix’s network of more than 980 pharmacy locations across the southeast to expand patient access to specialty medications.