DSN: August 25 2014


The world of retail and pharmacy will look different in the next few years. By then, the idea of drones making deliveries to your door may seem as ordinary as getting biometric screenings via your smartphone, or monitoring glucose levels via a contact lens, or shelf talkers that really talk to customers, or getting your mani/pedi at the drug store. In this special report, DSN examines 20 emerging trends, cutting-edge technologies and new innovations that will seem like business as usual.

McKesson ideaShare sparks new tools, programs
‘Leading change’ at Cardinal Health RBC 2014
DSNTV: Inside RAD, HPN Health Alliance
DSNTV tours RAD’s new look
BareMinerals launches streamlined Shade Shop
NYC’s former ‘top cop’ to keynote 16th annual DSN Industry Issues Summit
Following Alliance Boots model, Walgreens will focus on front-end profitability
Pharmacy’s battle for provider status reaches crescendo at state, federal levels
Q&A: Joining forces in specialty pharmacy
Nexium 24HR’s impact: How top brands respond

CP: ‘Health for Tomorrow’ summit; Abuse of REMS drives up healthcare costs; Tech providers go patient-centric
OTC: Pain relief, cough-cold, overactive bladder, allergy, digestives, diagnostics and more
Beauty: Men’s shaving, body lotion, false lashes, beauty devices, nail care, sun care and more
Consumables: Healthy intros influence eating habits
GM: Relevance, urgency prompt seasonal purchasing


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