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Mission: Drug Store News has been the voice of the retail drug industry for over seven decades. Forty thousand industry professionals read this publication for its timely coverage of industry news, merchandising trends and pharmacy developments. Its authoritative articles and studies provide extensive coverage of every major segment of chain drug retailing and combination stores, keeping it No. 1 in readership. The recognized industry source for statistics, DSN publishes data from SymphonyIRI, Nielsen, IMS Health and SDI Health. DSN participates in all important industry functions and, each year, sponsors the Retail Clinician Education Congress, Issues Summit, Diabetes Roundtable, Specialty Pharmacy Leadership Forum, DSN NACDS Annual Meeting Party and DSN NACDS Marketplace Party.

New from Poppi is a watermelon flavor, which contains sparkling filtered water, apple cider vinegar, watermelon juice, l...
08/10/2020
Poppi Prebiotic Soda rolls out watermelon flavor

New from Poppi is a watermelon flavor, which contains sparkling filtered water, apple cider vinegar, watermelon juice, lemon juice, organic cane sugar, natural flavors and stevia.

Poppi’s watermelon flavor contains sparkling filtered water, apple cider vinegar, watermelon juice, lemon juice, organic cane sugar, natural flavors and stevia, the company said.

Special K is rolling out its Caramel Latte Pastry Crisps, which features the flavors of caramel and a hint of espresso.
08/10/2020
Special K Crisps combine pastry, coffee flavors

Special K is rolling out its Caramel Latte Pastry Crisps, which features the flavors of caramel and a hint of espresso.

The Special K Caramel Latte Pastry Crisps feature the flavors of caramel and a hint of espresso, the company said.

Patients with Parkinson’s disease will soon have a new generic to treat their condition — Zydus Cadila's carbidopa and l...
08/10/2020
FDA gives tentative nod to Zydus Cadila for generic Rytary

Patients with Parkinson’s disease will soon have a new generic to treat their condition — Zydus Cadila's carbidopa and levodopa extended-release capsules.

Zydus Cadila's generic Rytary will be available in four dosage strengths to treat Parkinson's disease.

New from Happy Family Organics is Nutty Blends, available in four flavors — bananas and peanuts, apples and walnuts, ban...
08/10/2020
Happy Family Organics debuts Nutty Blends

New from Happy Family Organics is Nutty Blends, available in four flavors — bananas and peanuts, apples and walnuts, bananas and almonds, and pears and cashews.

Happy Family Organics Nutty Blends are available in four flavors — bananas and peanuts, apples and walnuts, bananas and almonds, and pears and cashews.

TAAT Lifestyle and Wellness is acquiring Redwood Reserves, a maker of hemp cigarettes, in order to leverage its distribu...
08/09/2020
Merger of hemp cigarette makers aims to create nicotine alternative powerhouse

TAAT Lifestyle and Wellness is acquiring Redwood Reserves, a maker of hemp cigarettes, in order to leverage its distribution network and infrastructure for TAAT's forthcoming Beyond Tobacco product.

TAAT Lifestyle and Wellness is acquiring Redwood Reserves, a maker of hemp cigarettes, in order to leverage its distribution network and infrastructure for TAAT's forthcoming Beyond Tobacco product.

Bartell Drugs, in partnership with local radio station STAR 101.5 and World Vision, has adapted the School Tools program...
08/09/2020
Bartell Drugs' 18th annual School Tools donation drive adapts to pandemic needs

Bartell Drugs, in partnership with local radio station STAR 101.5 and World Vision, has adapted the School Tools program to reflect the changing needs of students and families during the pandemic.

Bartell Drugs, in partnership with local radio station STAR 101.5 and World Vision, has adapted the School Tools program to reflect the changing needs of students and families during the pandemic.

Walmart will begin showing drive-in movies in the parking lots of select stores on Aug. 14 – with several special featur...
08/09/2020
Walmart brings the drive-in movie experience to its parking lots

Walmart will begin showing drive-in movies in the parking lots of select stores on Aug. 14 – with several special features.

Walmart will begin showing drive-in movies, curated by the Tribeca Film Festival, in the parking lots of select stores beginning Aug. 14.

CVS Health's Q2 revenue hit $65.3 billion, while its net income rose 54.6% to $3 billion, even as retail traffic and scr...
08/09/2020
CVS Health delivers solid Q2 against pandemic headwinds

CVS Health's Q2 revenue hit $65.3 billion, while its net income rose 54.6% to $3 billion, even as retail traffic and script fills were soft.

CVS Health's Q2 revenue hit $65.3 billion, while its net income rose 54.6% to $3 billion, even as retail traffic and script fills were soft.

Hy-Vee is making it easier for SNAP/EBT beneficiaries to pay for grocery curbside pickup orders by accepting the program...
08/09/2020
Hy-Vee to accept SNAP/EBT for grocery pickup orders

Hy-Vee is making it easier for SNAP/EBT beneficiaries to pay for grocery curbside pickup orders by accepting the program's electronic benefits transfer cards as payment at the time of pickup.

Hy-Vee is making it easier for SNAP/EBT beneficiaries to pay for grocery curbside pickup orders by accepting the program's electronic benefits transfer cards as payment at the time of pickup.

Social media star Addison Rae has co-founded Itembeauty, which looks to inspire consumers to redefine beauty norms by in...
08/09/2020
TikTok star Addison Rae launches Item Beauty

Social media star Addison Rae has co-founded Itembeauty, which looks to inspire consumers to redefine beauty norms by instilling confidence, self-love and self-expression.

Social media star Addison Rae has launched Item Beauty, which looks to inspire consumers to redefine beauty norms by instilling confidence, self-love and self-expression, the company said.

Sara Lee Frozen Bakery Mini Cheesecakes are available in three flavors — classic, strawberry and salted caramel truffle.
08/09/2020
Sara Lee Frozen Bakery launches mini cheesecakes

Sara Lee Frozen Bakery Mini Cheesecakes are available in three flavors — classic, strawberry and salted caramel truffle.

Sara Lee Frozen Bakery Mini Cheesecakes are available in three flavors — classic, strawberry and salted caramel truffle.

The Food and Drug Administration has cleared Aurobindo’s generic of Merck's Singulair oral granules, which are indicated...
08/09/2020
FDA approves Aurobindo's generic Singulair granules

The Food and Drug Administration has cleared Aurobindo’s generic of Merck's Singulair oral granules, which are indicated to treat asthma, exercise-induced bronchoconstriction, and certain other allergies such as rhinitis.

Aurobindo’s generic Singular will be available in a dosage strength of 4 mg.

Now known as King Arthur Baking Co., the brand’s new logo features a wheat crown and celebrates its commitment to baking...
08/09/2020
King Arthur Flour’s rebrand emphasizes commitment to baking

Now known as King Arthur Baking Co., the brand’s new logo features a wheat crown and celebrates its commitment to baking, the company said.

Now known as King Arthur Baking Co., the brand’s new logo features a wheat crown and celebrates its commitment to baking, the company said.

In a conversation with DSN, Brittany Allen, Adult Culturelle associate brand manager for i-Health, discussed the company...
08/08/2020
Q&A: i-Health’s Allen on how retailers can capitalize on probiotics

In a conversation with DSN, Brittany Allen, Adult Culturelle associate brand manager for i-Health, discussed the company and how retailers can best merchandise probiotics.

In a conversation with DSN, Brittany Allen, Adult Culturelle associate brand manager at i-Health, discussed the company and how retailers can best merchandise probiotics.

Giant Food's distribution warehouse expansion will allow additional capacity for such high-demand categories as organics...
08/08/2020
Giant Food expands distribution warehouse

Giant Food's distribution warehouse expansion will allow additional capacity for such high-demand categories as organics, fresh produce and seasonal products, the company said.

Giant Food’s distribution warehouse expansion will allow for additional capacity for such high-demand categories as organics, fresh produce and seasonal products, the company said.

Publix’s sales for the three months ended June 27, rose 21.8% to $11.4 billion, up from $9.3 billion in the year-ago per...
08/08/2020
Publix’s sales soar amid COVID-19 pandemic

Publix’s sales for the three months ended June 27, rose 21.8% to $11.4 billion, up from $9.3 billion in the year-ago period.

Publix’s sales for the three months ended June 27 rose 21.8% to $11.4 billion, up from $9.3 billion in the year-ago period.

Costco is collaborating with Instacart on same-day delivery at 76 stores in Canada.
08/08/2020
Costco’s same-day delivery hits Canada

Costco is collaborating with Instacart on same-day delivery at 76 stores in Canada.

Costco is collaborating with Instacart on same-day delivery at 76 stores in Canada.

The parent company of Longs Drugs, CVS Health said that around 100 of the permanent full and part-time positions will be...
08/08/2020
Longs Drugs to fill hundreds of positions in Hawaii

The parent company of Longs Drugs, CVS Health said that around 100 of the permanent full and part-time positions will be hired in Hawaii in the next month.

Long Drugs parent company CVS Health said around 100 of the permanent full and part-time positions will be hired in Hawaii in the next month.

Walmart is cutting hundreds of corporate positions as it transforms into an omnichannel enterprise, according to a repor...
08/08/2020
Walmart to reportedly cut corporate positions

Walmart is cutting hundreds of corporate positions as it transforms into an omnichannel enterprise, according to a report by Bloomberg.

Walmart is cutting hundreds of corporate positions as it transforms into an omnichannel enterprise, according to a report by Bloomberg.

Sun Pharma has acquired Canada-based Aquinox Pharmaceuticals for $8.2 million through its subsidiary Taro, according to ...
08/08/2020
Sun Pharma acquires Canada's Aquinox Pharma for $8.2M

Sun Pharma has acquired Canada-based Aquinox Pharmaceuticals for $8.2 million through its subsidiary Taro, according to a report.

Sun Pharma has acquired Aquinox, a Canadian pharma company, for $8.2 million.

Register for this latest DSN webinar, which will discuss how consumers are embracing natural ingredients as a proxy for ...
08/08/2020
Beauty Category Trends: The shift To Well-Care

Register for this latest DSN webinar, which will discuss how consumers are embracing natural ingredients as a proxy for wellbeing, opening up a new frontier for beauty and wellness products across retail.

Beauty Category Trends: The shift To Well-Care 07/31/2020 Get great content like this right in your inbox. Subscribe REGISTER NOW DATE: Tuesday, August 11th TIME: 2pm ET Consumers around the world are embracing natural ingredients as a proxy for a wellbeing, opening up a new frontier for beauty and....

Perfect from Marc Jacobs Beauty is an expression of optimism and originality, and was inspired by Jacobs’ own personal m...
08/07/2020
Marc Jacobs latest fragrance celebrates self-love, authenticity

Perfect from Marc Jacobs Beauty is an expression of optimism and originality, and was inspired by Jacobs’ own personal mantra, the company said.

Perfect Marc Jacobs contains a comforting floral scent with notes of fresh florals, rhubarb, daffodil and cedarwood, the company said.

Michael Castillo, senior vice president of pharmacy and medical markets at ECRM, discusses new developments in diabetes ...
08/07/2020
Q&A: ECRM's Castillo discusses upcoming home health, diabetes virtual program

Michael Castillo, senior vice president of pharmacy and medical markets at ECRM, discusses new developments in diabetes and home health categories, as well as how its virtual event in September will help retailers discover new products.

Michael Castillo, senior vice president of pharmacy and medical markets at ECRM, discusses new developments in the diabetes and home health categories, as well as how its virtual event in September will help retailers discover new products.

Facing the headwinds of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cardinal Health reported fourth-quarter 2020 revenues of $ 36.7 billion, ...
08/07/2020
Cardinal Health sees earnings dip in Q4, full-year amid strong sales

Facing the headwinds of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cardinal Health reported fourth-quarter 2020 revenues of $ 36.7 billion, a decrease of 2% from the same period last year.

For the fiscal year, Cardinal Health's operating loss was $4.1 billion. For fiscal 2020, diluted loss per share was $12.61. Fourth-quarter earnings per share were $2.23.

Recently, Rite Aid named Paul Gilbert its new general counsel and corporate secretary, making permanent the roles he had...
08/07/2020
Rite Aid names general counsel

Recently, Rite Aid named Paul Gilbert its new general counsel and corporate secretary, making permanent the roles he had been serving in on an interim basis since May 21.

Paul Gilbert has been named general counsel and corporate secretary, making permanent the roles he had been serving in on an interim basis since May 21.

DSN spoke with Karen Frank, Kao USA’s president of mass business for the Americas and European region, about the challen...
08/07/2020
Q&A: Kao’s Frank on the company’s pandemic response, future

DSN spoke with Karen Frank, Kao USA’s president of mass business for the Americas and European region, about the challenges and opportunities for the company during COVID-19 and beyond.

DSN spoke with Karen Frank, Kao USA’s president of mass business for the Americas and European region, about the challenges and opportunities for the company during COVID-19 and beyond.

Flexmore and Flexmore PM are designed to use natural active ingredients to tackle arthritis pain while also allowing the...
08/07/2020
Hyland’s rolls out arthritis-relief product Flexmore

Flexmore and Flexmore PM are designed to use natural active ingredients to tackle arthritis pain while also allowing the product to be taken with other medications, as there are no known drug interactions or side effects.

Flexmore and Flexmore PM are designed to use natural active ingredients to tackle arthritis pain while also allowing the product to be taken with other medications, as there are no known drug interactions or side effects.

Ferring Pharmaceuticals is introducing Ortikos, a once-daily treatment for mild to moderately active Crohn’s disease inv...
08/07/2020
Ferring launches Ortikos

Ferring Pharmaceuticals is introducing Ortikos, a once-daily treatment for mild to moderately active Crohn’s disease involving the ileum and/or the ascending colon.

Ortikos is a once-daily treatment for mild to moderate Crohn's disease.

GSK has started shipping its quadrivalent influenza vaccines to U.S. healthcare providers and pharmacies for the 2020-21...
08/07/2020
GSK shipping record number of flu vaccine doses for upcoming season

GSK has started shipping its quadrivalent influenza vaccines to U.S. healthcare providers and pharmacies for the 2020-21 flu season.

GSK will supply more than 50 million doses of its influenza vaccines for the U.S. market during the 2020-2021 season, an increase from 46 million during the 2019-2020 influenza season.

Meijer's 10-week virtual internship program allowed 78 students from 30 colleges and universities across the nation to p...
08/06/2020
Meijer continues internship program virtually

Meijer's 10-week virtual internship program allowed 78 students from 30 colleges and universities across the nation to participate.

Meijer’s virtual 10-week internship program allowed 78 students from 30 colleges and universities across the nation to participate.

Walmart will begin showing drive-in movies, curated by the Tribeca Film Festival, in the parking lots of select stores b...
08/06/2020
Walmart brings the drive-in movie experience to its parking lots

Walmart will begin showing drive-in movies, curated by the Tribeca Film Festival, in the parking lots of select stores beginning Aug. 14.

Walmart will begin showing drive-in movies, curated by the Tribeca Film Festival, in the parking lots of select stores beginning Aug. 14.

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