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Skyn Excitation is made of polyisoprene and features a unique wave design with raised dots in the most sensitive areas.
The company‘s distribution deal with plant-based nutrition brand PlantFuel is set to launch in August and will bring various products to GNC’s more than 2,300 stores and its website.
In his remarks on May 12, President Joe Biden said that more than 15,000 pharmacies are prepared to vaccinate newly eligible patient groups.
For the first time, hearing aids will be for sale directly in Walgreens stores in Arizona, Colorado, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
The company said it expects its effort to create more than 1 billion recyclable toothpaste tubes per year by 2025.
Rina Shah, Walgreens group vice president of pharmacy operations and services, outlined the retailer’s vaccination efforts and its work to help improve access to health care for underserved communities in a recent DSN webinar.
The product is designed to offer a fast-absorbing, nongreasy medicated gel that delivers targeted arthritis pain relief for the foot, ankle and knee.
Elixinol’s Immune Gut Health capsules are vegan and made with hemp grown in the United States.
Shoppers in 17 states now can use DoorDash to order nonprescription health, convenience and wellness items.
As the Biden administration makes moves to help boost COVID-19 vaccination rates, it is turning to Walgreens as a partner to bring vaccine clinics to community colleges nationwide this summer.
Albertsons also is offering discounts for customers who receive a COVID-19 vaccination.
As hair care takes its cues from skin care trends, ingredients are front and center for manufacturers looking to deliver on consumers’ hair care needs.
Find out which products stood out from the 195 product launches in April.
The tool will be hosted on MyGNP.com, a web-based platform meant to help connect people to their local community pharmacy.
ECRM said that so far, it has seen positive reception from the industry, with nearly 1,000 buyers and brands from more than 30 countries registered.
Drug Store News talked to Lanaia Edwards, vice president of global marketing at Alaffia, about the company’s mission to sell clean beauty products with a purpose.
The company is releasing two CBD products — new strengths of its cbdMD Gummies and a brand-new cbdMD Drink Mix line that both use delivery systems as their differentiator.
Kroger joins a slate of other retailers that recently added the Abbott BinaxNow at-home antigen self-test product to their OTC diagnostics offerings.
According to 73% of vaccinated respondents, getting vaccinated has had a positive impact on their mental health, and 67% said they felt vaccination would benefit their physical health as well.
Nestle said the acquired brands would be integrated into its Nestle Health Science division.
The new fulfillment method is available via Walgreens.com and the Walgreens app, with no minimum order required.
Isotretinoin capsules had annual U.S. sales of more than $158 million for the year ended February 2021, according to IQVIA data.
The retailer is bringing multiple mobile vaccine clinics to Chicago and nine additional cities over the next two months to help improve COVID-19 vaccine access in underserved communities.
From May 9 to 15, the retailer will offer heart-health screenings at its MinuteClinic locations to help women understand their risk for heart disease.
The drone pilot, being conducted in partnership with Drone Express, will begin later this spring at a Kroger Marketplace location in Centerville, Ohio.
All 2,500 of Rite Aid’s stores in 17 states are offering vaccines on an appointment basis to anyone 16 years old and older, as well as on a limited walk-in basis in every store.
In the second installment of the Watch DSN executive interview series, Hy-Vee’s Aaron Wiese participates in a wide-ranging discussion about everything from patient care and COVID-19 to e-commerce and DIR fees.
The latest development from Walgreens’ and Uber’s partnership is making it easier for people to schedule a vaccination appointment and get a ride to it.
On the final day of the 2021 virtual NACDS Annual Meeting, the organization honored Larry Merlo, the outgoing president and CEO of CVS Health, with an award named for the former CEO of Peoples Drug.
Accord Healthcare's president talked to DSN about the state of the generics industry and how his company differentiates itself in a crowded and increasingly complex field.
In her first remarks as NACDS chair, Kroger Health’s Colleen Lindholz stressed the role that NACDS plays in bringing companies together to leverage chain pharmacy’s collective strength.
Brain HP is a jelly bean-format supplement designed to help gamers and esports pros 18 years old and older who are looking to support brain health and other cognitive elements without caffeine.
DSN caught up with nutrition company Iovate’s Larry Daley to discuss how it works with retailers to ensure a relevant sports nutrition offering.
Craig Ford talked to Drug Store News about how LexisNexis Risk Solutions works to provide its pharmacy clients with actionable insights meant to improve both business performance and patient health.
FemiClear for Genital Herpes Symptoms, made by Austin, Texas-based OrganiCare, recently was picked up for distribution in 2,000 Rite Aid stores’ sexual wellness aisles.
As the keynote speaker of the first Business Program at the virtual 2021 NACDS Annual Meeting, Dr. Scott Gottlieb discussed the industry’s response to the pandemic and sized up what the future holds as vaccinations continue.
DSN talks to Westrock's chief sustainability officer about how the company partners with manufacturers to meet consumer demands for sustainability.
Publix’s Dain Rusk discusses with DSN the chain’s approach to central fill, specialty pharmacy and telehealth, as well as the company’s pandemic efforts and what the organization says about the role of pharmacy throughout the pandemic.
Freeze Away Max uses Pronova Labs’ AeroFocus precision-spray technology, which delivers a targeted, low volume of freezing agent directly to the wart.
Topping the list of Walmart-exclusive products is the company’s Cucumber Aloe Collection, which includes the Cucumber Aloe Feminine Wash, Refreshing Cucumber Aloe Panty Spray and Cucumber Aloe Feminine Wipes.
Nexcare Duo uses a silicone adhesive to allow for lasting hold while also making it easy to take off.
No7 Beauty will be the umbrella company within Walgreens Boots Alliance under which all of the company’s owned beauty brands will be collected.
Vijay Soni, CEO of Lifestar Pharma, spoke to Drug Store News about what sets the company apart in a crowded market.
The London-based firm will be acquiring Chicago-based consumer and market intelligence company Numerator via an agreement with Vista Equity Partners.
Hear from Westrock's Leon Nicholas about how the retail and CPG industries are rethinking merchandising, approaching the growth of e-commerce and working to center sustainability.
Rritual‘s dissolvable powder products contain a daily prebiotic blend designed to nourish a healthy gut microbiome and facilitate balanced digestive function.
Sponsored by Conduit Brands and Mayawell, the webinar explored the importance of capturing the attention of consumers by optimizing brand content and leveraging organic search.
Despite a difficult cough-cold and flu season, as well as overarching pandemic headwinds, Rite Aid executives said that the company continues to make progress on its RxEvolution objectives.
How are leading companies undertaking sustainability, both from the retailer and CPG side?
Accelerate Specialty Network uses the company’s data-driven PSAO strategy to enhance managed care access and optimize business performance in community-based specialty pharmacies.
President Joe Biden will address Americans about getting vaccinated, and former President Barack Obama will appear alongside NBA legends to encourage vaccines as a way to return to activities people enjoy.
The tentative approval applies to the chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma treatment in strengths of 560 mg, 420 mg, 280 mg, and 140 mg.
VMS company Natrol is rolling out Natrol Sleep+ line of melatonin-focused sleep aid gummies that also offer such secondary benefits as immune support, calm, beauty benefits and more.
Currently, nearly 60,000 immunizers are administering COVID-19 vaccinations at more than 7,000 stores and via off-site clinics, with a count of 11 million vaccine doses administered to date.
The program will enable virtual meetings on a proprietary platform that will empower brands to showcase relevant products to buyers from retailers of all sizes and locations.
Find out which five products stood out to HRG's new product team in March.
Bausch Health’s latest supplement is tackling gut health.
Aurobindo’s latest generic product is showcasing its versatility of delivery methods.
This year, Walgreens said Red Nose Day funds raised will be used by its grantee partners to help address the impact of COVID-19 on underserved children in the country.
Mad Tasty won the Drug Store News/ECRM Buyers’ Choice Award for its Hemp Infused Wellness Boost at ECRM’s Healthy Living, Vitamin & Nutrition Session held in March. The runner-up was Natreve's immunity supplement.
LeafLine Wellness added extra-strength CBD topicals to its Happy Place brand of products.
CbdMD Sour CBD Gummies, available in sour orange, strawberry, raspberry and tropical flavors, come in three strengths and are free of THC, the company said.
The company's new donation feature allows myWalgreens members to donate Walgreens Cash rewards directly to local nonprofits via Walgreens.com and the retailer’s mobile app.
During the final panel of the Drug Store News Industry Issues Summit, held virtually in November, panelists discussed the partnerships between retailers and suppliers.
With second-quarter sales showing year-over-year growth of 4.6%, Walgreens Boots Alliance raised its guidance for the full fiscal year.
Dollar General announced the promotion of eight internal officers, touting its focus on creating paths for advancement.
Walgreens is working with InComm Payments to offer a banking solution that will establish a MetaBank account with a Mastercard debit card and online banking for shoppers.
NannoDry, a discreet incontinence protection pad designed for men and women, is sold in three protection levels — light, regular and super.
The Hershey brand is debuting Twizzlers Twists Mystery Flavor, with plans to reveal the flavor this summer.
The company will be offering vaccines at certain CVS Pharmacy stores in Delaware, New Mexico and West Virginia beginning March 31.
Meijer will be offering COVID-19 vaccines in Wisconsin, Illinois and Kentucky, on top of its existing efforts via the program in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio.
Honest Globe and Biolyte Labs received letters for their marketing practices, as well as for substandard manufacturing practices, according to the Food and Drug Administration.
Boston Hempire is selling four-packs of gummies in five flavors in packaging inspired by Boston's subway lines and commuter rail.
Higi said the heart health risk test addresses a leading health concern among Higi’s users, who have previously used its health stations to track such indicators of heart health as blood pressure and weight.
In response to a soft flu season, ongoing COVID-19 impacts and challenging weather conditions, Rite Aid adjusted its guidance for the fiscal year that ended Feb. 27, ahead of it sharing full results on April 15.
The first component of the campaign is a digital and television ad showcasing the Healthcare Distribution Alliance member companies’ employees working to ensure hospitals, pharmacies and more have the medicine and supplies needed.
The Woodinville, Wash.-based company’s Relief Rx line features formulations that combine CBD with Antarctic sea salt and essential oils.
As the number of patients with diabetes continues to grow, companies are developing solutions for managing the disease state that can help make living with it easier.
Patrick Spear, president of GMDC|Retail Tomorrow, spoke with Drug Store News about the programs that the trade organization has in store for this year.
Walgreens buyers will participate in the May 13 Localization Summit, hosted by ECRM, in an effort to find more local and regional suppliers.
The lotions mark the opening salvo in the upstate New York-based company’s entry into the wellness CBD space, with its website teasing forthcoming gel, balm and emulsion oils.
The Consumer Healthcare Products Association’s Self-Care Leadership Series and Summit will include virtual events throughout March, April and May, and will culminate in a hybrid in-person and virtual Leadership Summit in June.
Dave Kimbell, the Bolingbrook, Ill.-based retailer’s current president, will succeed Mary Dillon in the beauty chain’s top spot, effective in June.
The company has struck an agreement with Hellman & Friedman, which is paying $1 billion, including the buyer’s assumption of certain liabilities and Cardinal Health’s retention of certain working capital accounts.
In her new role, Glennis Harris will oversee the company’s e-commerce fulfillment centers, as well as asset protection and safety, delivery operations and store support.
Lassen Labs Daily Balance Oral Spray is a blend of nano-CBD, l-theanine and other therapeutic ingredients designed to deliver 16 mg of CBD and 50 mg of l-theanine per dose.
Rite Aid has expanded eligibility for COVID-19 vaccination to pre-K through high school educators, school staff and licensed childcare program staff.
Leading companies are rolling out new products meant to meet consumer needs while also being straightforward about their products geared toward menstrual and vaginal health.
Each gummy contains 25 mg of Pure Craft’s nano-optimized broad-spectrum CBD, which is designed to improve absorption and not contain a vegetal aftertaste.
At DSN’s Industry Issues Summit in December, panelists tackled the question of what patient care looks like for leading retail pharmacy operators during a pandemic.
Retail IN.Tell Base is the first new offering from HRG since its recent branding refresh and repositioning within the retail supply chain.
ShopRite will be putting its dietitians front and center, offering a mix of in-store and online events focused on helping shoppers personalize their health-and-wellness goals.
Hamacher Resource Group’s new product team evaluated 263 new products last month, choosing five that stood out.
The Boise, Idaho-based retailer’s milestone comes as it opens appointments at its pharmacies to teachers as part of the Biden administration’s push to vaccinate educators.
Mark Tritton, president and CEO of Bed Bath & Beyond, will deliver the keynote for the International Housewares Association’s upcoming virtual trade show, Connect Spring.
The retailer has provided roughly 5 million COVID-19 vaccinations across long-term care facilities, stores and dedicated clinics, and it continues to receive doses via the Federal Retail Pharmacy Partnership.
This spring, Nature's Truth will introduce multivitamin, vitamin C and elderberry gummies aimed at meeting children's supplement needs.
DSN spoke to Trygve Anderson, vice president of commercial and pharmacy at Elsevier, about how the company can help build trust and sales at the pharmacy.
The CBD brand is introducing Medterra Wellness — a seven-SKU line of products focused on overall immune health and wellness.
Steven Gimbelman, CEO of Designer Greetings, discusses the role greeting cards play in driving traffic and enticing customers with value-focused offerings.
Albertsons’ Safeway banner is testing out a remote-controlled delivery cart via a partnership with last-mile logistics company Tortoise.
Walgreens Find Care now features 11 new collaborations and four expanded partnerships with service providers meant to make finding health providers more accessible.
Two longtime retail executives are joining management consulting firm The BGJ Group
More than 100,000 meetings have taken place on the ECRM Connect platform since it debuted last May.
Rite Aid is issuing a food-contact materials restricted substance list and requiring own-brand suppliers to certify that its packaging and packaging components comply with it, as well as federal and state packaging laws.
Donnelly, who has worked with the grocer for 42 years, will be retiring effective in the spring, Kroger announced Monday.
The San Francisco-based company is introducing the Muscle and Cooling pain relief lines, which include patches, sprays, roll-ons and a gel.
Salonpas Arthritis Pain Relief Gel contains prescription-strength diclofenac, which was approved for over-the-counter use in 2020 by the Food and Drug Administration.
The Los Angeles-based company is adding two varieties of the new CBD Balm Sticks — Muscle & Joint and Calming & Moisturizing to its lineup of topical products.
Throughout the pandemic, retailers and suppliers have turned to SKU optimization, as well as some other very creative ways to manage inventory and find new resources amid a disrupted supply chain.
H-E-B’s Quest for Texas Best has begun accepting submissions from Texas-based suppliers interested in taking home the grand prize of $25,000 and exclusive distribution at H-E-B.