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February 9, 2011

Located within Wegmans' “Nature’s Marketplace” is this 16-ft. aisle of good-for-you clothing (made from hemp, organic cotton, bamboo and/or soy), including the nearby array of yoga products from Gaiam in the background.

LANHAM, Md. — Located within Wegmans’ “Nature’s Marketplace” is this 16-ft. aisle of good-for-you clothing (made from hemp, organic cotton, bamboo and/or soy), including the nearby array of yoga products from Gaiam in the background.

February 4, 2011

There’s no mistaking the emphasis of this Pepsi display here at a Shoppers (a Supervalu banner) located between Baltimore and Washington in the week leading up to the National Football League’s main event.

LAUREL, Md. — There’s no mistaking the emphasis of this Pepsi display here at a Shoppers (a Supervalu banner) located between Baltimore and Washington in the week leading up to the National Football League’s main event. 

The eye-catching soda wall is conveniently located opposite the salty snacks display, making chips, dip and soda all an easy grab for the Super Bowl partygoer.

January 31, 2011

Comparison shopping across blood-glucose meters couldn’t be easier than at Walgreens.

LUTHERVILLE, Md. — Comparison shopping across blood-glucose meters couldn’t be easier than at Walgreens. 

Pictured here at a store just outside of Baltimore, customers can hold and feel the individual monitors and review individual bullet points as part of this pull-box display. Located just outside the pharmacy waiting area, the display also is ideal for quick and easy pharmacist recommendations.

January 31, 2011

Welmedix’s First Degree therapeutic burn cream provides a unique solution for minor burns that the company suggests is an unmet need at retail.

LUTHERVILLE, Md. — Welmedix’s First Degree therapeutic burn cream, pictured here, provides a unique solution for minor burns that the company suggests is an unmet need at retail.

Sold almost exclusively through Walgreens for the past year, the burn cream is beginning to expand distribution through such grocers as Pathmark and Food City, as well as regional pharmacy operators Kinney Drugs and Kerr Drug.

 

January 24, 2011

Right in the main aisle that everyone walks down after they enter the building and go past electronics, Sam’s Club has parlayed its tagline “savings made simple” to read “healthy living made simple.

TAMPA — Right in the main aisle that everyone walks down after they enter the building and go past electronics, Sam’s Club has parlayed its tagline “savings made simple” to read “healthy living made simple,” as seen on this display of aggressively priced store-brand ibuprofen and vitamin D.

January 21, 2011

The beginning of a new year is weight-loss season, and to help those who made such a resolution track their progress, this Target store in Rogers, Ark., featured scales on an endcap.

ROGERS, Ark. — The beginning of a new year is weight-loss season, and to help those who made such a resolution track their progress, this Target store in Rogers, Ark., featured scales on an endcap.

January 19, 2011

There may be newer, more effective treatments, but this classic upset-stomach remedy ...

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — There may be newer, more effective treatments, but this classic upset-stomach remedy gets the star treatment on an endcap across from the pharmacy at this Walmart in Bentonville.

January 6, 2011

Mom won’t need to monkey around looking for a bandage for her child’s “boo-boo” with this Medibuddy First Aid Kit To Go in her purse. The kit retails for a suggested $12.95. This one is on a pegboard at Babies "R" Us as part of the baby healthcare aisle.

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Mom won’t need to monkey around looking for a bandage for her child’s “boo-boo” with this Medibuddy First Aid Kit To Go in her purse.

The kit retails for a suggested $12.95. This one is on a pegboard at Babies "R" Us as part of the baby healthcare aisle.

January 6, 2011

Bayer Diabetes’ Contour USB, pictured here at CVS, may be ideal for those tech-savvy boomers just learning they have diabetes.

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Bayer Diabetes’ Contour USB, pictured here at CVS, may be ideal for those tech-savvy boomers just learning they have diabetes. 

The monitor takes a blood-glucose reading at one end and can be inserted into the USB port of either a home computer or the laptop in the doctor’s office.

January 5, 2011

CVS has gotten the jump on what may become the craze for 2011 — e-tablets not called iPad.

LEBANON, Pa. — CVS has gotten the jump on what may become the craze for 2011 — e-tablets not called iPad.

About 80 tablets are to be featured at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show, according to a Washington Post report, as companies like Samsung, Toshiba and Motorola release their versions of the touch-screen wireless mini computer.

December 9, 2010

Save $500 and have a healthier heart to show for it. It's a message from
Sam's Club suggesting healthier habits don't have to break the bank.

Save $500 and have a healthier heart to show for it. It's a message from Sam's Club suggesting healthier habits don't have to break the bank.

December 2, 2010

The inhabitants of Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood tend to like their independent, mom-and-pop stores. So it's no surprise that the recent opening of a Duane Reade store on Bedford Avenue caused some controversy among residents. But then again, Duane Reade is no ordinary drug store chain, and it showed its independent spirit with something far from controversial: beer.

NEW YORK — The inhabitants of Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood tend to like their independent, mom-and-pop stores. So it's no surprise that the recent opening of a Duane Reade store on Bedford Avenue caused some controversy among residents. But then again, Duane Reade is no ordinary drug store chain, and it showed its independent spirit with something far from controversial: beer.

November 30, 2010

The old saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away," has been revamped by Publix.

TAMPA, Fla. — The old saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away," has been revamped by Publix.

By using compelling imagery in this strategically located floor sign, the supermarket chain is reminding shoppers in this Tampa, Fla., store that flu shots are available at its pharmacies.

November 23, 2010

Coca-Cola is bringing a little holiday cheer to Walmart customers with this offering of Coke bottles specially shaped like tree ornaments.

NEW YORK —  Coca-Cola is bringing a little holiday cheer to Walmart customers with this offering of Coke bottles specially shaped like tree ornaments.

November 21, 2010

With Black Friday just around the corner, Walmart has placed these battery kiosks throughout the...

NEW YORK — With Black Friday just around the corner, Walmart has placed these battery kiosks throughout the store — opposite electronics, for example — to help charge holiday sales.

November 8, 2010

Costco customers walking past this Living Essentials 5-Hour Energy pallet aren't likely to know what...

NEW YORK — Costco customers walking past this Living Essentials 5-Hour Energy pallet aren't likely to know what 2:30 in the afternoon feels like, and neither should Costco.

Energy shot sales projections are expected to nearly double in the coming year, even while consumers continue to be cautious around spending. According to Consumer Edge Research projections, overall food/drug/mass sales could crest to some $700 million, excluding Walmart.

November 7, 2010

The Walgreens on Avenue J in Brooklyn’s Midwood neighborhood has a display of decorations for...

NEW YORK — The Walgreens on Avenue J in Brooklyn’s Midwood neighborhood has a display of decorations for Hanukkah, which starts at sundown on Dec. 1. The store, in one of the largest Jewish neighborhoods in New York, has made a huge effort to attract business from local residents, even including bilingual signage in English and Hebrew at the entrance.

November 3, 2010

Trick-or-treaters had barely gotten their costumes off by the time Walgreens began rolling out its...

TAMPA, Fla. — Trick-or-treaters had barely gotten their costumes off by the time Walgreens began rolling out its Christmas promotions, even as it continued to clear out Halloween 2010 merchandise from the shelves. From the looks of this Tampa-area store, seen here Nov. 2, the chain is trying to squeeze in an extra Black Friday this year.

October 31, 2010

Positioned directly opposite the pharmacy counter, Sam's Club has placed children's supplementation center stage with...

Positioned directly opposite the pharmacy counter, Sam's Club has placed children's supplementation center stage with this pallet display of Bayer HealthCare's licensed Flintstone gummy vitamins. And as an extra "Yabba-dabba-doo!" for parents, Sam's Club makes mention of the fact that supplemented nutrition is only 7 cents per day.

October 27, 2010

As part of its "Ask Us" pharmacy campaign launched some months back, Target is showcasing...

NEW YORK As part of its "Ask Us" pharmacy campaign launched some months back, Target is showcasing its full array of digestive offerings heading into what is traditionally a heartburn-heavy holiday season.

October 12, 2010

Little Busy Bodies has brought to the market Achooz, a saline nose wipe aimed at...

NEW YORK Little Busy Bodies has brought to the market Achooz, a saline nose wipe aimed at adults, following its success with its for-kids version Boogie Wipes.

The saline solution is ideal for dissolving dried mucus, the company noted. Pictured here on a clip-strip, Little Busy Bodies’ pathway to success may mirror that of Airborne, as the line of kids and adult nasal wipes was developed by two moms.

October 12, 2010

Beauty shoppers love to hear what editors and beauty addicts have on their must-have list,...

NEW YORK Beauty shoppers love to hear what editors and beauty addicts have on their must-have list, so it is most fitting that Target has dedicated an endcap to a handful of award-winning products.

The endcap features a sampling of CoverGirl products for lips, eyes and face that have landed awards from Allure, Redbook, CEW and InStyle.

October 11, 2010

McNeil Consumer Healthcare recently parlayed its Tylenol brand franchise into external analgesics....

NEW YORK McNeil Consumer Healthcare recently parlayed its Tylenol brand franchise into external analgesics.

October 4, 2010

Shortly after Walmart and Humana announced that they would offer a Medicare Part D prescription...

BENTONVILLE, Ark. Shortly after Walmart and Humana announced that they would offer a Medicare Part D prescription drug program to customers, signage in Walmart stores popped up.

 

August 16, 2010

The natural hair care line by makeup and beauty expert Peter Lamas, founder of Peter...

NEW YORK The natural hair care line by makeup and beauty expert Peter Lamas, founder of Peter Lamas Products, made its way to Duane Reade in the spring and was spotted on shelf at the recently opened Duane Reade flagship store in Union Square.

Lamas has more than 30 years of experience in the beauty industry, defining the looks of Hollywood's hottest stars, such as Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and Elizabeth Taylor.