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Walgreens rolls out additional safety measures

Walgreens rolls out additional safety measures

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Ensuring the health and safety of its team members, customers and communities is Walgreens top priority, now more than ever. The company is committed to providing a safe environment in stores chain-wide, and is taking additional measures for team members on the frontlines of care, as well as those across its supply

Beiersdorf, maker of NIVEA and more donates hand sanitizer and skin care to health care workers

Beiersdorf, maker of NIVEA and more donates hand sanitizer and skin care to health care workers

WILTON, Conn. — In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Beiersdorf, the makers of NIVEA, Eucerin, Aquaphor and Coppertone, are helping medical professionals in the U.S. and abroad. Here in the U.S., they have converted their facility in Tennessee to produce half a million units of medical grade hand sanitizer, and the company  will also be

Hy-Vee making additional safety changes to store operations

Hy-Vee making additional safety changes to store operations

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  — Hy-Vee, Inc. announced on Friday additional changes to its operations to help protect its employees and customers in response to the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Over the upcoming days, all Hy-Vee stores will install additional temporary window panels on the back side of checkouts to help provide an additional layer

PEEPS offers five breakfast-inspired treats ahead of Easter

PEEPS offers five breakfast-inspired treats ahead of Easter

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — From cereal to pancake mix, the PEEPS Brand is offering a variety of breakfast-inspired treats that families can enjoy together at home. The brand hopes to spread Easter cheer and provide a sense of comfort this holiday season with the transformation of its iconic Chick and Bunny shapes and marshmallow flavor into new

Beauty and personal care sales face challenges amid COVD-19

Beauty and personal care sales face challenges amid COVD-19

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — The U.S. cosmetics and toiletries market is on track to experience the sharpest decline ever recorded in over 60 years that Kline has been tracking the market due to the COVID-19 pandemic. So far, the 0.8% drop in 2009 during the last recession is the biggest market dip ever reported by Kline. The only other

COVID-19 response needs pharmacist empowerment

COVID-19 response needs pharmacist empowerment

WASHINGTON –More than eight-in-ten Americans see a vital role for pharmacists in helping patients deal with COVID-19, and with illnesses that could be neglected in an overwhelmed healthcare system, according to a March 26-28 survey by Morning Consult commissioned by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS). “These results show that Americans know pharmacies

Express Scripts offers SilverCloud Health digital program

Express Scripts offers SilverCloud Health digital program

ST. LOUIS — Express Scripts is supporting members through the COVID-19 pandemic by working with SilverCloud Health to make their digital mental health platform available to clients and their members at no cost. “We know Americans need help managing the physical and emotional toll of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Dr. Glen Stettin, chief innovation officer, Express

Catalina launches interactive map showing purchasing decisions during COVID-19

Catalina launches interactive map showing purchasing decisions during COVID-19

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – To demonstrate the profound impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on shopping decisions and buyer behavior across the U.S., Catalina Marketing has launched an interactive map on its website. The map reports sales data across 78 major grocery and drug categories from states across the U.S., plus the District of Columbia,

Target rolls out new measures to promote safety and social distancing

Target rolls out new measures to promote safety and social distancing

MINNEAPOLIS — As Target stores across the country continue helping millions of guests shop for the food, medicine and other essentials they need, the retailer announced Friday new safety measures to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Effective April 4, Target will actively monitor and, when needed, meter guest traffic in its nearly 1,900

New research from IRI and BCG on COVID-19 impact

New research from IRI and BCG on COVID-19 impact

CHICAGO — IRI is continuing to collaborate with their partners at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) to analyze the latest consumer purchases in Italy, France, Germany, New Zealand, the U.K and the U.S. The company just updated the report “COVID-19 Impact: Consumer Spending Tracker” to capture the most recent insights. Key highlights from the research include:

Fujifilm begins Avigan trial to treat coronavirus in Japan

Fujifilm begins Avigan trial to treat coronavirus in Japan

TOKYO — According to published reports, Fujifilm has begun clinical trials to test the effectiveness of its anti-flu drug Avigan in treating patients with the new coronavirus, after reports of promising results in China. Trials in China have suggested Avigan could play a role in shortening the recovery time for patients infected with coronavirus. “The

Eagle Lab now making hand sanitizer

Eagle Lab now making hand sanitizer

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—Eagle Lab Inc. has transformed part of their manufacturing footprint in the last month to enable manufacturing of over-the-counter quality hand sanitizer. Bactekill (www.bactekill.com) is a new brand that was formulated by scientists with over 30 years of experience. Registering with the FDA has allowed the development of a high quality hand sanitizer

Dr. Scholl’s gives $1.3 million in products to health care workers during COVID-19

Dr. Scholl’s gives $1.3 million in products to health care workers during COVID-19

PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Scholl’s Wellness Company is donating $1.3 million in Dr. Scholl’s insoles to support healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response. The donation includes 100,000 pairs of Dr. Scholl’s Massaging Gel Work insoles which are clinically proven to reduce muscle fatigue and also absorb shock. The first donation was delivered today

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