Digital Editions

January 2022

In this issue, DSN takes a look at ways retail pharmacies are becoming a tour de force in an unexpected area — providing mental health services — as the pandemic takes a psychological toll on Americans. Also inside: Retail Excellence Awards pay tribute to an impressive array of natural products brands, pandemic-fueled interest in healthier living boosts sales for wellness, clean beauty brands, investments in innovation and automation drive pharmacy efficiencies, the cough-cold/flu category shifts its in-store strategy as more shoppers stay home, and much more!


December 2021
In this issue, DSN closes out the year with its 2021 Pharmacy Innovator of the Year winner, Walmart, and a close look at the retailer's role in consumer health with its wellness initiatives as an omnichannel healthcare organization. Also inside: trends propelling skin care products, mindful snacking options, Products to Watch, technological advances in the digital frontier and much more!

November 2021
This month, DSN shines a spotlight on a group of talented women featured as its Top Women in Health, Wellness & Beauty Winners for their contributions in helping grow and diversify the industry. Also inside: a look at how pharmacy schools are preparing students with the ability to adapt in an ever-evolving practice, the increased demand for OTC products and the trends driving immunity supplement sales. Plus much more! 

October 2021
In this issue, DSN honors Walgreens as its 2021 Retailer of the Year for its work to overhaul its retail approach and strengthen its omnichannel infrastructure. Also inside: women leaders of beauty brands discuss the industry in a virtual roundtable; cough-cold makes a comeback; and pharmacy tech and automation helps pharmacists provide patient care. Plus much more!

This month, DSN examines the ongoing labor crisis and how retailers are effectively attracting and retaining talent. Also inside: multigenerational pharmacists keep the practice all in the family, beauty disruptors shake up the category, sports nutrition and weight management caters to health-conscious shoppers, and much more!

This month, DSN looks at the states that lead the country in vaccination rates and how their economies are coming back. Plus, a preview of products that will be at the virtual NACDS Total Store Expo, exploring men’s grooming habits, showcasing how pharmacy is addressing social determinants of health and much more!

JULY 2021
This month, DSN highlights how pharmacy organizations are looking to cement the gains that the industry has made throughout the pandemic. Also inside: sizing up CBD trends, spotlighting sun care's bright future and profiling generics companies adapting to stay competitive — plus much more!

JUNE 2021
In this issue, DSN looks at the ways suppliers and retailers are working together to better meet the needs of diverse shoppers. Also inside: Tech and automation execs weigh in on how pharmacies leveraging technology and a look at the rise of plant-based beauty, as well as a rundown of the digestive aids space — plus much more!

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