In the year and decade ahead consumer goods companies must go beyond product to deliver services and experiences that are entirely relevant to the individual consumer when it really matters. But in 2020, brands will be expected to go much further by also positively contributing to the environment. Beauty is one industry leading the charge
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and CVS Kidney Care, a CVS Health company, are partnering on a national campaign to raise awareness of kidney disease, which affects some 37 million people in the U.S. In addition, one in every three American adults, or 33%, are at risk for developing this life-threatening disease.
To those who knew Jim Harrison, no explanation was necessary. To those who did not, no explanation was possible. Harrison, innovative founder and builder of one of America’s legendary drug chains, passed away late last month at the age of 87. To say that Jimmy lived a rich, fulfilling and meaningful life is to state
NEW YORK — National and regional pharmacy chains were doing what they could to ease the coronavirus fears of shoppers and employees as the contagion spread. Seattle-based Bartell Drugs shipped more over-the-counter products to stores early this month after experiencing high demand due to concerns related to COVID-19. Bartell’s has two stores in the suburb
Ironic as it seems, thanks to questions surrounding ownership and privacy, big data is, in some respects, proving to be the rising tide that sinks all boats. Every day consumers throw a collective potential fortune in personal data out the digital window. Even worse, retailers and consumer packaged goods companies, some of the largest beneficiaries
NEW YORK — With more than 90,000 people across the globe infected with coronavirus, including here in the U.S., public health officials are now operating in “uncharted territory,” says the head of the World Health Organization. The latest figures show that deaths from the virus have occurred outside of mainland China, where the virus originated,
A new report on the cost of dispensing prescription medications brings into sharp focus the difficult economic challenges faced by retail pharmacy operators. It should come as no surprise that the study — conducted by Abt Associates and the MPI Group for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, the National Community Pharmacists Association and