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April 12, 2011

More than three-quarters of women regard themselves as bargain hunters, a new national poll featured in the May issue of ShopSmart magazine found.

YONKERS, N.Y. — More than three-quarters of women regard themselves as bargain hunters, a new national poll featured in the May issue of ShopSmart magazine found.

March 4, 2011

The core drug store shopper is a likely consumer of cell phone and computer accessories, according to research from the Consumer Electronics Association.

The core drug store shopper is a likely consumer of cell phone and computer accessories, according to research from the Consumer Electronics Association.

CEA research showed that while both men and women are likely to select a car charger as a desired accessory, women are more likely to choose extra batteries, hands-free kits and extra battery chargers. CEA research also revealed that women are more likely to purchase wireless mice and pads, zip drives and extra cables.

 

February 18, 2011

When ScriptPro started 
in­troducing pharmacy robots, it entered an industry where the pharmacist was mostly dolling out medications. Today, pharmacy automation and technology continue to evolve, freeing pharmacists’ time and taking on everything from workflow automation to smart-phone applications.

January 5, 2011



SALT LAKE CITY and RALEIGH, N.C. — As health-related links and applications for smart phone users explode in popularity, Kerr Drug now is offering seniors and their caregivers a simple way to get immediate help in an emergency. The chain has begun offering a new rapid-response and health service system to seniors via a one-touch cell phone link.


January 3, 2011

The Continua Health Alliance and member companies Intel, Trac, Andago, Bluegiga, Texas Instruments and ZyXEL will demonstrate personal connected health solutions this week at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show, held from Jan. 6 to 9 here, the alliance announced Monday.

LAS VEGAS — The Continua Health Alliance and member companies Intel, Trac, Andago, Bluegiga, Texas Instruments and ZyXEL will demonstrate personal connected health solutions this week at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show, held from Jan. 6 to 9 here, the alliance announced Monday.

December 20, 2010

Competitive everyday-low-pricing strategies and lowest-price guarantees soon may become standard as use of mobile smart phones while shopping grows, according to a new GfK Roper poll, commissioned by SapientNitro, an integrated marketing and technology services firm.

BOSTON — Competitive everyday-low-pricing strategies and lowest-price guarantees soon may become standard as use of mobile smart phones while shopping grows, according to a new GfK Roper poll, commissioned by SapientNitro, an integrated marketing and technology services firm.

Another key learning from the survey: The shopping experience is paramount.

December 9, 2010

Kerr Drug has begun offering a new emergency response and health service system to seniors via a one-touch cell phone link.

SALT LAKE CITY — Kerr Drug has begun offering a new emergency response and health service system to seniors via a one-touch cell phone link.

The product, from ActiveCare, now is available in most or all of the Raleigh, N.C.-based drug chain’s stores, according to both companies. Kerr VP marketing Diane Eliezer said the chain maintains roughly 90 stores and retail health centers, all in North Carolina.

November 15, 2010

A social media go-to-market strategy is fast becoming a must-have for companies these days, especially...

CHICAGO — A social media go-to-market strategy is fast becoming a must-have for companies these days, especially those companies operating in the healthcare arena. It’s no longer enough to push patient education out through a branded online page, not with the growing prominence of social media sites. Today, companies need to seed that education across Facebook and Twitter and/or actively engage bloggers and heavy users to successfully get that education out to the masses online.

 

November 14, 2010

The Bling is coming to Brookshire’s. Brookshire Grocery, a chain of more than 150 supermarkets...

MT. PLEASANT, Texas — The Bling is coming to Brookshire’s. Brookshire Grocery, a chain of more than 150 supermarkets and pharmacies operating in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, last week partnered with Bling Nation — a mobile technology platform that enables a new way to pay for groceries or prescriptions using only a mobile phone.

The tap-and-connect mobile phone capabilities available through Bling Nation also will allow Brookshire’s to connect with its customers through its Facebook page.

November 7, 2010

The developer of a wireless mobile application designed to help manage diabetes announced that its...

SAN DIEGO The developer of a wireless mobile application designed to help manage diabetes announced that its program, which is downloaded every 29 seconds worldwide, is teaming up with a mobile phone manufacturer.

October 12, 2010

A creator of customized mobile phone covers and electronic devices has developed designs that feature...

SAN FRANCISCO A creator of customized mobile phone covers and electronic devices has developed designs that feature images from the Academy Award-winning film “Avatar.”

“‘Avatar’ featured iconic imagery and memorable characters that captivated movie-goers around the world,” said Coveroo’s CEO and co-founder Karl Jacob. “Coveroo brings these characters and images to consumer’s phones and other personal electronics using our unique HighColor and Laser Engraving process.”

 

September 28, 2010

Franklin Electronic Publishers will launch this week its Roadie portable speaker systems, designed for customers...

BURLINGTON, N.J. Franklin Electronic Publishers will launch this week its Roadie portable speaker systems, designed for customers on the go.

 

The three-piece modular design allows the user to stack and tailor the device to his or her specific needs regardless of location, Franklin said of its three-module speaker system and two-way communicator for mobile professionals. The three-piece modular products include:

August 29, 2010

Meijer has launched mPerks, its first digital coupon program....

July 18, 2010

Consumers with a wet cell phone can avert disaster with a new product from HPL....

GILBERT, Ariz. —Consumers with a wet cell phone can avert disaster with a new product from HPL. The Dry-All wet cellular phone emergency kit dries out wet cell phones in 48 hours using the company’s dehumidifying technology. Consumers unzip the Dry-All bag, place the wet cell phone inside, zip up the bag and wait 48 hours. Aime Gutierrez, director of sales and marketing for Dry-All, said the product has a “great success rate.”

June 27, 2010

Two pharmacy technology providers have formed a partnership to allow mobile communication between pharmacists and...

FORT WORTH, Texas Two pharmacy technology providers have formed a partnership to allow mobile communication between pharmacists and their patients.

 

May 5, 2010

Solantic walk-in urgent care has launched a mobile phone Web site that can be accessed...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Solantic walk-in urgent care has launched a mobile phone Web site that can be accessed by any mobile phone device that has Web-browsing capability.

 

April 18, 2010

Drug store retailers can make the most of impulse purchases in the cell phone accessory...

AVENEL, N.J. —Drug store retailers can make the most of impulse purchases in the cell phone accessory category with a new line of cell phone carrier pack chargers from Mizco International.

Mizco’s Cellular Innovations Carrier Series covers every make and model of cell phone with just four products. The line includes a charger for every cell phone brand—AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint-Nextel. Each Carrier Pack model includes interchangeable connectors for all cell phones supported by each carrier. Each model in the series retails for $14.99.

March 9, 2010

Mizco International, a leading manufacturer and marketer of mobile technology products, is debuting a unique...

November 29, 2009

The fact that Roche has enhanced its capabilities across its iPhone app platform really only...

NEW YORK The fact that Roche has enhanced its capabilities across its iPhone app platform really only means one thing: Roche has dialed into a new way to reach its users, and it’s a way that is very rapidly growing in market share.

 

And what should be really telling about all of this iPhone action — it’s all opt-in, meaning consumers are actively interested in engaging with the manufacturers of their healthcare products in an effort to better manage their health.