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Providing High Value, OTC Drugs Deserve Higher Profile In Health Care – CHPA

While Rx drug pricing is under attack by Congress, White House and consumer and public health advocacy groups, OTC drugs' value isn't gaining a higher profile. "Our health care system undervalues the contribution of our industry's products," says CHPA chief Scott Melville. Trade group conducts “Value of OTC Medicines" study for reasons including raising the profile of consumer health products in the US health care system.

Health Wellness

Romania’s OTC Market in 2018: Colds And Flu Epidemic Help Boost Sales By 14%

Romanian self-care industry association, RASCI, provides HBW Insight with an exclusive viewpoint on the country's OTC market in 2018. 


Health OTC Drugs

GNC, Vitamin Shoppe Not On Same Page In Solving Similar Growth Challenges

Common thread between the manufacturers and retail chain operators offering their own and other brands extends to relatively recent executive suite shakeups following extended stretches of declining sales growth. GNC reported nearly $70m net income for 2018 after two years of net losses and Vitamin Shoppe trimmed its loss by more than $200m from 2017 to $12.1m.

Dietary Supplements Business Strategies

Net Revenue Management - Are You Leaving Money On The Table?

Consumer health players risk missing deserved revenue and profits by failing to take a holistic approach to net revenue management. In this exclusive interview, Simon-Kucher & Partners’ Josh Goodman explains how effective NRM can have a big impact on sales and profits by ensuring full capture of willingness to pay, maximizing promotion ROI, incentivizing beneficial trade terms, prioritizing appropriate channel presence, and capturing all relevant customer purchase occasions. Goodman offers his top tips for small NRM hygiene factors that can make a big difference.

Business Strategies Pricing Strategies

Homeopaths Worldwide Unite Against Swelling Tide Of Criticism

In the last 12 months homeopathy has come under fire from groups across the world. However, homeopathy advocates in France, the UK, Australia and India are fighting back.

Health OTC Drugs

France's Supplement Market in 2018: Demand For Probiotics and Natural Alternatives Drives Sales Growth

France's food supplements market enjoyed broad-based growth across key categories in 2018, driven by consumer demand for natural alternatives to conventional medicine. Over the 12 months, Pileje overtook Arkopharma as the dominant player in market, as its leading probiotics brand, Symbiosys, flew off the shelves.
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