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September 22, 2011

Wolters Kluwer Pharma Solutions has appointed a new VP marketing for its healthcare analytics business.

PHOENIX — Wolters Kluwer Pharma Solutions has appointed a new VP marketing for its healthcare analytics business.

Jack Bush, a 25-year industry veteran, will be responsible for all aspects of marketing strategy and management for the healthcare analytics business, including marketing communications, product forecasting, sales support and government affairs. This is a newly created role at the company, Wolters Kluwer Pharma Solutions said.

September 12, 2011

Americans spend three to four hours a day in the kitchen, so housewares — particularly kitchenware — can be a key gift category for drug stores.

Americans spend three to four hours a day in the kitchen, so housewares — particularly kitchenware — can be a key gift category for drug stores. The channel had a 4.2% share of the housewares business, according to the International Housewares Association’s “2010 State of the Industry Report.” Much of the channel’s sales come from cookware, bakeware and kitchen tools.

August 16, 2011

Navarro Discount Pharmacy, a 29-store Hispanic-owned pharmacy chain and an MBF Healthcare portfolio company, has announced that it is supporting back to school for parents with activities that include cash donations to Miami-Dade County Public Schools and free backpacks filled with school supplies.

MIAMI — Navarro Discount Pharmacy, a 29-store Hispanic-owned pharmacy chain and an MBF Healthcare portfolio company, has announced that it is supporting back to school for parents with activities that include cash donations to Miami-Dade County Public Schools and free backpacks filled with school supplies. 

July 27, 2011

Dr. Sears Family Essentials has appointed a new VP marketing.

IRVINE, Calif. — Dr. Sears Family Essentials has appointed a new VP marketing.

Roeya Badri Vaughan will be responsible for driving awareness and sales of the company's doctor-formulated, kid-approved line of 100% all-natural snacks, beverages and supplements.

Prior to joining Dr. Sears Family Essentials, Vaughan served as head of product marketing at Arbonne, where she spearheaded the relaunch of its flagship anti-aging skin care line, introduced a comprehensive cosmetics line and developed a breakthrough line of nutrition products.

July 25, 2011

Beiersdorf's Nivea skin care brand is celebrating its 100th anniversary and is bringing the party to New York with a free, five-day pop-up experience in Grand Central Terminal, as part of the yearlong celebration.

NEW YORK — Beiersdorf's Nivea skin care brand is celebrating its 100th anniversary and is bringing the party to New York with a free, five-day pop-up experience in Grand Central Terminal, as part of the yearlong celebration.

The Nivea 100 Year House, located in the West Wing of Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall, will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, July 25, and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26 through Friday, July 29.

July 18, 2011

Barbara's has expanded its all-natural products line with new peanut butter and chocolate items.

PETALUMA, Calif. — Barbara's has expanded its all-natural products line with new peanut butter and chocolate items.

June 30, 2011

Prestige Brands recently extended its Luden’s throat drop brand with Luden’s orange supplement drops, a vitamin-enriched product with 100% of the recommended daily value of vitamin C.

IRVINGTON, N.Y. — Prestige Brands recently extended its Luden’s throat drop brand with Luden’s orange supplement drops, a vitamin-enriched product with 100% of the recommended daily value of vitamin C.

June 22, 2011

The United Kingdom's pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer Boots — whose branded products are available in the United States at Target, Target.com, ShopBootsUSA.com, Ulta stores and at Shoppers Drug Mart in Canada — has named Sandra Gabriele, VP marketing and communications for Boots Retail USA, as its International Employee of the Year, part of the retailer's annual "Best of the Best Awards."

NORWALK, Conn. — The United Kingdom's pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer Boots — whose branded products are available in the United States at Target, Target.com, ShopBootsUSA.com, Ulta stores and at Shoppers Drug Mart in Canada — has named Sandra Gabriele, VP marketing and communications for Boots Retail USA, as its International Employee of the Year, part of the retailer's annual "Best of the Best Awards."

June 20, 2011

The humble coupon is back, in a big way.


The humble coupon is back, in a big way.


Two years after the nation’s economy hit bottom in the most wrenching tailspin since the onset of the Great Depression, coupon use in the United States has staged a remarkable comeback. 


June 15, 2011

A pharmacy purchasing cooperative announced that Mark LaPorte has joined its team as VP marketing.

STOUGHTON, Wis. — A pharmacy purchasing cooperative announced that Mark LaPorte has joined its team as VP marketing.

In his new role at Compliant Pharmacy Alliance, LaPorte will focus on coordinating and facilitating CPA membership growth and retention, recruiting, communications and marketing. An industry veteran, LaPorte has more than 25 years of experience in sales, sales management, sales training and marketing in the healthcare industry.

June 2, 2011

Winn-Dixie on Wednesday evening announced its creation of a “hurricane preparedness kit” in advance of what is expected to be an extremely active year.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Winn-Dixie on Wednesday evening announced its creation of a “hurricane preparedness kit” in advance of what is expected to be an extremely active year.

May 31, 2011

Dr. Sears Family Essentials on Tuesday announced the flavor line extension of its Cool Fuel ready-to-drink shakes, adding chocolate banana to its lineup.

IRVINE, Calif. — Dr. Sears Family Essentials on Tuesday announced the flavor line extension of its Cool Fuel ready-to-drink shakes, adding chocolate banana to its lineup.

May 31, 2011

Khloé Kardashian-Odom — known from such reality shows as E!'s "Keeping up with the Kardashians," "Khloé and Lamar" and "Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami" — is participating in the 2011 "Nivea Good-bye Cellulite, Hello Bikini! Challenge," a four-week program that combines fitness, nutrition, style and skin care with Nivea Good-bye Cellulite products.

WILTON, Conn. — Khloé Kardashian-Odom — known from such reality shows as E!'s "Keeping up with the Kardashians," "Khloé and Lamar" and "Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami" — is participating in the 2011 "Nivea Good-bye Cellulite, Hello Bikini! Challenge," a four-week program that combines fitness, nutrition, style and skin care with Nivea Good-bye Cellulite products.

May 31, 2011

Suncore Products said that its new cookie brand touts 20 essential vitamins and minerals, as well as dietary fiber.

DENVER, Colo. — Suncore Products said that its new cookie brand touts 20 essential vitamins and minerals, as well as dietary fiber.

WhoNu? cookies, which are available in soft and chewy chocolate chip, crispy chocolate chip, chocolate sandwich creme and vanilla sandwich creme varieties, claim to deliver 3 g of fiber and 20% or more of the daily allowance of calcium; vitamins A, B12, C, D and E; and iron in each three-cookie serving.

May 12, 2011

Diet Snapple Trop-A-Rocka Tea, which was co-developed by Bret Michaels through "The Celebrity Apprentice," now is available nationwide.

PLANO, Texas — Diet Snapple Trop-A-Rocka Tea, which was co-developed by Bret Michaels through "The Celebrity Apprentice," now is available nationwide.

The limited-edition flavor, which launched last year, blends green tea and black tea with pear, cinnamon and mango flavors to create a rockin' taste with low calories, according to the company.

April 29, 2011

Omron Healthcare on Thursday teamed with Bob Greene, personal trainer to Oprah Winfrey and author of the new book "20 Years Younger: Look Younger, Feel Younger, Be Younger," on an initiative to encourage Americans to walk every day to improve their overall health and feel better.

BANNOCKBURN, Ill. — Omron Healthcare on Thursday teamed with Bob Greene, personal trainer to Oprah Winfrey and author of the new book "20 Years Younger: Look Younger, Feel Younger, Be Younger," on an initiative to encourage Americans to walk every day to improve their overall health and feel better.

April 25, 2011

Navarro Discount Pharmacy, the largest 
Hispanic-owned pharmacy retailer in the United States is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. And it is on an aggressive growth track as it enhances its service offerings and looks to open as many as 21 new stores over the next three years.


April 11, 2011

Ansell Healthcare Products on Monday announced the release of Skyn Large following the success of Skyn, the first polyisoprene condom on the market, and due to high consumer demand for a larger Skyn product.

RED BANK, N.J. — Ansell Healthcare Products on Monday announced the release of Skyn Large following the success of Skyn, the first polyisoprene condom on the market, and due to high consumer demand for a larger Skyn product.

"We are so thrilled to provide our users with expanded options in the nonlatex and size categories with the launch of Skyn Large, while maintaining the reliability and strength that LifeStyles products are known for,” stated Carol Carrozza, VP marketing at Ansell.

April 4, 2011

Cardinal Health on Monday released the independent pharmacist’s social media toolkit, available exclusively to its independent retail pharmacy customers in recognition of the fundamental change in how independent pharmacies interact today with their patients and market their businesses.

DUBLIN, Ohio — Cardinal Health on Monday released the independent pharmacist’s social media toolkit, available exclusively to its independent retail pharmacy customers in recognition of the fundamental change in how independent pharmacies interact today with their patients and market their businesses.

March 21, 2011

Nipro Diagnostics, a provider of diabetes monitoring and management products, announced the promotion of Gregg Johnson to SVP consumer healthcare and Lisa Nardi to VP marketing. Both will continue reporting to Scott Verner, Nipro president.

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Nipro Diagnostics, a provider of diabetes monitoring and management products, announced the promotion of Gregg Johnson to SVP consumer healthcare and Lisa Nardi to VP marketing. Both will continue reporting to Scott Verner, Nipro president.

March 18, 2011

Crème of Nature, a brand by Colomer USA, has added a new fragrance of fresh floral and citrus notes to its shampoos and conditioners, which are preferred by 9-out-of-10 users, according to the company.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Crème of Nature, a brand by Colomer USA, has added a new fragrance of fresh floral and citrus notes to its shampoos and conditioners, which are preferred by 9-out-of-10 users, according to the company.

March 15, 2011

Natural personal care brand Jason has debuted for 2011 a fresh look with new and improved packaging designs.

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Natural personal care brand Jason has debuted for 2011 a fresh look with new and improved packaging designs.

February 18, 2011

Generic drug usage already has been on the rise year after year, with no sign of slowing down. As Jody Fisher, VP marketing for healthcare analytics at market research firm SDI, has told Drug Store News, generics accounted for more than 70% of products dispensed at retail pharmacies and are set to increase further this year.


February 9, 2011

A creamy, no-stir sunflower butter that is free of peanuts, tree nuts and gluten will be introduced nationally this month by Red River Commodities.

FARGO, N.D. — A creamy, no-stir sunflower butter that is free of peanuts, tree nuts and gluten will be introduced nationally this month by Red River Commodities.

The company said it has expanded the SunButter line of products with its no-stir creamy butter that offers a distinctive robust sunflower seed flavor, but also features creamy texture akin to peanut butter, providing consumers with certain allergies the chance to enjoy a tasty treat without sacrificing their health.

February 3, 2011

The Retail Design Institute on Thursday recognized the Army and Air Force Exchange Service’s new store at Tinker Air Force Base for its fresh approach to retailing, with its Retail Design Legion of Honor award.

DALLAS — The Retail Design Institute on Thursday recognized the Army and Air Force Exchange Service’s new store at Tinker Air Force Base for its fresh approach to retailing, with its Retail Design Legion of Honor award.