Hearing Aids Will Be Sold OTC Soon

Well here’s some good news for us baby boomers, we may soon be able to buy hearing aids in the OTC aisles of your favorite drug store.   A hearing aid category specific to the over-the-counter arena was signed into law in August; all that remains to be created is the regulatory framework.   There is already Read More…

Another One Bites The Dust

They’re not dead yet, but the fat lady might be singing soon.  Toys ‘R’ Us has filed for bankruptcy and is yet another brick and mortar casualty to online purchasing.   Obviously parents have decided it’s easier to sit in their living room and shop for the new hot toy that little Johnny wants (sorry, Read More…

CVS Still Losing Front Store Sales

    The second quarter results are in, and despite a bump from Easter moving into 2nd quarter this year, CVS still showed a 2.1% drop in front store sales.  Prescription volumes were flat,  and the retail segment of CVS showed a 2.2% drop in revenue over the same quarter last year.      And Read More…