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Consumers and retailers are turning their attention to a spurt of activity in the burgeoning eye and ear segments.
Kadenwood said acquiring Social CBD will create the largest retail CBD distribution network in the country, including major drug and grocery chains, with products in roughly 18,000 retail stores.
Path to Purchase Live — slated for Nov. 1 to 3 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Fla. — will feature industry experts presenting new strategies for attendees, as well as key networking opportunities.
Walgreens is expanding its collaboration with Uber to now include same-day delivery of retail items from the chain via Uber Eats.
Nose Well is designed to make rinsing the nasal passages easy and efficient, Eosera said.
The Arlington, Va.-based trade association presented the awards as part of its virtual 2021 HDA BLC Online conference.
Andre Persaud joined Rite Aid as executive vice president of retail in February 2020, assuming responsibility for new in-store experiences and retail operations processes.
In the latest installment of the Watch DSN video series, Bill Ladwig of Lewis Drug talks to DSN publisher John Kenlon about the chain's approach to bringing health care to pharmacy deserts.
Goli Ashwa Gummies contain KSM-66, a full-spectrum ashwagandha root extract, as well as vitamin D2, the company said.
Dr. Amy Baxter, CEO and chief medical officer of Pain Care Labs, discusses the company’s devices, which are designed to offer pain relief without the use of medication.
Walmart Health is leveraging its clinic footprint to boost COVID-19 vaccination rates in Georgia.
Even as vaccines become widely available, consumers remain eager to buy the vitamins, minerals, supplements and nutritional products that have become part of their new health routines.
Rite Aid and Walgreens on Thursday unveiled expanded hours on the remaining Fridays in June to make getting vaccinated easier.
One of the first companies in the United Kingdom to partner with RangeMe is LloydsPharmacy, whose buyers are using the platform for product discovery.
The cbdMD CBD Body Care line includes three products that feature premium ingredients to keep skin clean and moisturized.
The new Walmart+ Rx for less program is meant to offer additional savings on some of the most commonly prescribed medications to paying members of Walmart's subscription offering.
The HRG new product team pored over 127 products — including 44 health items, 63 wellness products and 20 beauty innovations — to choose five that had big potential on the shelf.
Through July 4, people with a Pennsylvania EBT card can receive enough supply of the Abbott BinaxNow COVID-19 Antigen Self-Test to test every member of their family within the FDA’s testing guidelines.
The lineup includes a face mask, cleanser, shaving cream, moisturizer and beard oil, each of which is formulated with 300 mg of CBD.
Walmart will be carrying a curated selection of GNC’s own-brand products, beginning with a selection of men's and women’s essential vitamins at 4,000 Walmart stores.
The grocer is partnering with Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young and Turner Sports to encourage vaccinations in underserved communities in Atlanta.
The company said the 10-SKU private-label line for a leading, publicly traded grocery retailer is set to ship in July and was the result of its products’ performance among shoppers.
Walgreens is offering the Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card Home Test, administered by eMed, which meets CDC requirements for travelers returning to the United States from abroad.
Nigel F. Maynard will lead print and digital operations, including its increasingly popular video content, and expand DSN’s digital platform as it seeks to provide retailer and supplier news and features in whatever format the reader wants.
Albertsons is forging new partnerships — including with C2FO, ECRM, RangeMe and Quantum — to strengthen its base of diverse-owned suppliers.
Walgreens Boots Alliance said the more than $6 billion in cash generated from the sale would go toward reducing debt and investments focused on growing its retail pharmacy and healthcare businesses.
Among the brands being acquired is TheraTears, which makes up 80% of the portfolio's revenues, as well as four other brands in the VMS and cough-cold categories — Diabetic Tussin, MagOx, Mult-betic and Zostrix.
The Ontario-based nutraceutical company has begun trading under the ticker symbol ELMT as it continues to grow the distribution of its Rejuvenate brand.
The Humble CBD line includes five products marketed toward active consumers, including a balm, drops, chewables and gummies.
The more than 150 new products from CVS Pharmacy's private-label brands span across the grocery, beauty and health-and-wellness categories.
The company’s acquisitions of Apothecanna and Sagely Naturals expands its distribution footprint to more than 15,000 stores, brings in new capabilities and adds established talent to its roster.
Nathan Jones, CEO of Xlear, said that he feels that his company is emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic in better shape and is prepared to help retailers in the post-COVID era. He talked with
The USA CBD Expo Atlanta event will kick off the organization's 2021 season, will include events in Chicago and Medellin, Colombia.
The latest installment of the Watch DSN video series features Kroger Health president Colleen Lindholz in conversation with DSN publisher John Kenlon.
The Salt Lake City-based brand’s latest products are focused on offering clean formulas to support mind and body, Zhou Nutrition said.
The retailer is teaming up with actress Jordana Brewster ahead of Red Nose Day on May 27 to raise awareness of childhood poverty and encourage donations to help combat it.
Alongside tinctures with CBG and CBN, Happy Place is gaining new CBD gummies and CBD gel caps, as well as topical patches.
Carolyn Tastad, Procter & Gamble group vice president of North America, talked to Drug Store News about how the company's latest effort is seeking to turn consumers' intention into action on sustainability.
This year, Unilever is focusing United We Stand’s work in five communities outside major cities to support five grassroots organizations focused on front-line change for LGBT people in these areas.
The collection includes foot cream, foot lotion, foot masks and a heel balm.
The retailer joins a growing list of retailers that are changing their mask policies to reflect current guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The discount is available to veterans and active-duty military personnel and their immediate family members with a myWalgreens membership and proof of service.
The Church & Dwight brand is introducing Brain Food, a supplement that contains ashwagandha, phosphatidylserine and B vitamins — key nutrients meant to support brain health.
The bus — which is equipped to vaccinate up to six patients at once — is on a coast-to-coast, multicity tour that kicked off with a stop in Washington, D.C., on May 15.
The investment in Walgreens’ data and technology-led retail media offering includes over-the-top, or OTT, media services, connected TCs and traditional audience-based linear TV capabilities to help reach more customers.
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. The company is introducing its azelastine hydrochloride nasal spray 0.1%, a generic of Astelin.
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.