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NACDS’ Anderson: Pharmacy essential to a nation confronting chaotic times

NACDS’ Anderson: Pharmacy essential to a nation confronting chaotic times

ARLINGTON, Va. — NACDS president and CEO Steven Anderson delivered remarks this week intended to serve as the “rallying cry that this industry deserves.” The remarks served as a salute to the teams of NACDS-member pharmacies and suppliers who have served heroically during the COVID-19 pandemic, and as a call to action to government to

Emerson Group holds virtual Industry Day

Emerson Group holds virtual Industry Day

NEW YORK — The COVID-19 pandemic has left few major business sectors untouched, and retail — as well as the supplier community that serves it — is adapting to a landscape transformed by profound changes in consumer behavior and priorities. To help the industry navigate these uncharted waters, Chain Drug Review and Mass Market Retailers

The Emerson Group adds Oystershell Consumer Health and RID brand to portfolio

The Emerson Group adds Oystershell Consumer Health and RID brand to portfolio

WAYNE, Pa. — The Emerson Group has added Oystershell Consumer Health, makers of the RID brand of lice treatment to its family of products. Emerson CPG Equity Management will be responsible for brand management, creative execution, and day-to-day operations of the RID brand. The Emerson Group will manage all sales activity for the RID brand

Charlotte’s Web to join The Emerson Group

Charlotte’s Web to join The Emerson Group

WAYNE, Pa. — The Emerson Group announced that starting in July 2020 it will welcome Charlotte’s Web to its family and portfolio of CBD Brands. Charlotte’s Web is the market leader in the production and distribution of innovative hemp-derived cannabidiol wellness products. In addition, the company is a market leader in the CBD space on

Bourne Partners, The Emerson Group form Daybreak Consumer Care

Bourne Partners, The Emerson Group form Daybreak Consumer Care

WAYNE, Pa. — Bourne Partners, a health care-focused private equity investor and investment bank, is investing in a joint venture with The Emerson Group, an international consumer products equity organization, to build a global consumer health and wellness platform focused on acquiring and commercializing branded, over- the-counter (O-T-C) medications and personal care brands. This new

CBDfx announces partnership with The Emerson Group

CBDfx announces partnership with The Emerson Group

CHATSWORTH, Calif. — CBDfx, the third-largest privately held hemp-derived CBD company according to the Brightfield Group, has announced a new partnership with The Emerson Group which will allow retailers and their customers entry into the flourishing CBD industry. A market leader in hemp-derived CBD, CBDfx is known for their rigorous quality standards and trendsetting product

Bayer sells Dr. Scholl’s foot care brand to Yellow Wood Partners

Bayer sells Dr. Scholl’s foot care brand to Yellow Wood Partners

WHIPPANY, N.J.— German pharmaceutical company Bayer AG said Monday U.S. investment firm Yellow Wood Partners will acquire its Dr. Scholl’s foot care business for $585 million. Bayer reported that the sale will enable it to “focus on building its core over-the-counter brands.” It said that Yellow Wood Partners, based in Boston, will create a stand-alone

AAHP celebrates growth of homeopathy

AAHP celebrates growth of homeopathy

BALTIMORE — The American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists (AAHP) convened its inaugural industry summit here last month to celebrate recent gains in the marketplace while assessing the challenges suppliers face in engaging with regulators and earning consumers’ trust. “We have a responsibility to produce products of the highest quality so that consumers and families across

Emerson Group donates to Ronald McDonald House

Emerson Group donates to Ronald McDonald House

PHILADELPHIA — The Emerson Group recently donated its time and money to the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House (PRMH) and worked  together (clients, colleagues and Emerson employees) to fill “WELCOME FAMILY drawstring bags” filled with generous donations from Emerson clients that included oral care and personal care items. They also included a personalized Welcome to RMH

The Emerson Group partners with MarketHub, a CBD retail category expert

The Emerson Group partners with MarketHub, a CBD retail category expert

WAYNE, Pa. — The Emerson Group and MarketHub, the hemp retail category experts, announced today a new partnership that offers retailers and their customers a seamless entry point into the burgeoning CBD industry. With this partnership, retailers will have access to the Emerson Group’s trusted leadership in sales, category management and logistics services, and MarketHub’s

Pharmapacks raises $32.5 mil. to fund expansion, automation and talent acquisition

Pharmapacks raises $32.5 mil. to fund expansion, automation and talent acquisition

Islandia, N.Y. — ​Pharmapacks​, ​a leading e-commerce company with a proprietary technology platform that empowers brands to reach millions of consumers with a complete and cost-effective logistics, fulfillment, marketing and sales solution​, today announced it has raised $32.5 million by selling a minority stake at an undisclosed valuation. The strategic round was led by multinational

The Emerson Group expands into Canada

The Emerson Group expands into Canada

WAYNE, Pa. – The Emerson Group has executed an agreement to merge the operations of McCaughey Consumer Products (MCP) allowing the combined operations to offer a North American Retail Solution to manufactures in the Health and Wellness space. Emerson Canada will provide manufacturers with a turnkey sales, logistics and marketing solution for brands distributed across

Emerson Group founder honored by alma mater

Emerson Group founder honored by alma mater

SAN MARCOS, Texas — Scott Emerson, founder and chief executive officer of The Emerson Group, recently received a 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award from Texas State University. Emerson, part of the university’s class of 1975 with a degree in business administration, was one of six recipients honored at the Texas State Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Gala

Chain Drug Consortium adopts new identity

Chain Drug Consortium adopts new identity

PARK CITY, Utah — In shifting the management of its private-label offering, Chain Drug Consortium LLC (CDC) has changed its name to Pharmacy Value Alliance LLC. CDC said the Pharmacy Value Alliance banner better reflects the community pharmacy focus of its approximately one dozen regional drug chain members. Also on Monday, CDC announced an agreement with