Lupin 2024

February 5, 2024

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Lifelab’s new HoneyWorks Plus offers ‘more with less’

Lifelab’s new HoneyWorks Plus offers ‘more with less’

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. — The cold and flu category continues to grow as people return to work in offices across the country, noted Lou Machin, managing director at Lifelab Health. “There is a trend to over-medicate as office workers are experiencing ‘sick shaming’ due to continuing concerns over COVID variants on the scene,” he pointed

Whole Foods rolls out Genexa’s ‘clean label’ products

Whole Foods rolls out Genexa’s ‘clean label’ products

ATLANTA — As we move into the 2024 cold and flu season, Genexa is reinforcing its pioneering role in bringing clean, effective medicines to consumers. “This cough/cold/flu season we’re seeing more consumers stocking up on several solutions for their family, often building baskets that consist of a conventional over-the-counter drug along with a non-drug solution,

Misguided policies threaten biopharmaceutical gains

Misguided policies threaten biopharmaceutical gains

The last year has been remarkable for medical advancement, and with thousands of therapies in the development pipeline, 2024 promises to be just as exciting. New CAR-T treatments, which use the body’s immune system to kill cancer cells, now help patients fight advanced-stage leukemia, with success rates of up to 94%. Genetic treatments give vision

It’s time to rediscover the lost art of merchandising

It’s time to rediscover the lost art of merchandising

Once upon a time in America, the nation’s three most important drug chains — CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens — succeeded as much for the zeal, creativity and accomplishments of their chief merchants as for the directions provided by their senior ­management. Indeed, it was a time when people like Vern Brunner, Chris Bodine and

Shopping for cold meds is enough to make you sick

Shopping for cold meds is enough to make you sick

Picture this. It’s February, freezing cold outside, you’re bundled up, you’re wearing a mask and trying to keep your glasses from fogging up. You’re sneezing, coughing, aching, your head hurts, and you feel fuzzy and incapable of thinking or doing. You’re desperate for relief, and you’re facing a shelf of mass confusion. Oh, and there

CVS is fully capitalizing on retail media

CVS is fully capitalizing on retail media

Like most major retailers, CVS Pharmacy has entered the media business with the intent of broadening and deepening consumer engagement, working with CPG companies to better serve shoppers and grow categories, and establishing a new revenue stream. CVS Media Exchange, or CMX, is leading the charge, teaming up with suppliers and developing targeted, omnichannel campaigns

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