Archive August 2014

US Pharmaceutical Packaging Products Market Outlook to 2018

Aug29

US demand to reach $22.1 billion in 2018Demand for pharmaceutical packaging products in the US will rise 4.9 percent annually to $22.1 billion in 2018. Growth will accelerate slightly from the pace of the 2008-2013 period as drug makers upgrade the barrier, security, and functional properties of their packaging systems. Among all pharmaceutical packaging product […]

NAPSRx and its CNPR Certification Wins the 2014 Kennedy Educational Award to Support Pharmaceutical Sales Vocational Education and Industry Training Requirements

Aug28

Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The NAPSRx announced today that it has received a small grant and awarded the 2014 Kennedy Educational Award in Washington, D.C. to support the future establishment and implementation of advanced Pharmaceutical Sales Vocational Educational and Online Training. The NAPSRx’s CNPR Certification and other advanced pharmaceutical sales training will provide […]

Online sales help firms stay healthy [China Daily: Africa Weekly]

Aug22

The Internet is a shot in the arm for retail drug industry, reports Yao Jing. When Shi Zhenyang was running nine drugstores in China five years ago, he struggled to compete with major chain Changsha Baixing Pharmacy. 7LK, his company, was a latecomer to the market and Shi felt he had missed his opportunity. "We […]

Online sales help firms stay healthy [China Daily: US Edition]

Aug22

The Internet is a shot in the arm for retail drug industry, reports Yao Jing. When Shi Zhenyang was running nine drugstores in China five years ago, he struggled to compete with major chain Changsha Baixing Pharmacy. 7LK, his company, was a latecomer to the market and Shi felt he had missed his opportunity. "We […]

USP Joins Efforts to Halt Illegal Online Drug Sales

Aug21

Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 As part of a continuing mission to improve global health, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has joined with the Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies (ASOP) to combat the threat posed by the illegal online sale of medicines."Helping to ensure the quality, integrity, safety and benefits of medicines and foods […]

Yhd sees healthy future in online OTC sales [China Daily: US Edition]

Aug21

Analysts: Pharmaceutical retailers may face technology-driven shakeup Yhd.com, a Shanghai-based online supermarket controlled by Wal-Mart Stores Inc, has been given permission by China’s Food and Drug Administration to sell over-the-counter medicines online, a first in the nation. The FDA in late July included Yhd.com in an online medicine retail pilot project. With the license, all […]

Yhd sees healthy future in online OTC sales [China Daily: Hong Kong Edition]

Aug21

An yhd.com banner displays at an exhibition on June 28, 2014 in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. [Provided to China Daily]Analysts: Pharmaceutical retailers may face technology-driven shakeup Yhd.com, a Shanghai-based online supermarket controlled by Wal-Mart Stores Inc, has been given permission by China’s Food and Drug Administration to sell over-the-counter medicines online, a first in the nation. […]

Google sets $250m aside to stop illegal online pharmacies [Bizcommunity (South Africa)]

Aug11

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google has agreed in a court settlement to spend at least $250m over the next five years to help fight illegal online pharmacies selling medicines to US customers.The US Internet search company made the commitment in settling a lawsuit from shareholders alleging Google failed to take adequate measures to prevent foreign online […]

Google settles online drug ads lawsuit [ITWeb]

Aug11

Google has agreed to create a $250-million internal programme to disrupt rogue online pharmacies as part of a deal to end shareholder litigation over accusations the search company improperly allowed ads from non-US drug sellers.Google said it would make content about prescription drug abuse more visible and work with legitimate pharmacies to counter marketing by […]

Court settlement: Google agrees to fight illegal online pharmacies

Aug9

Google has agreed in a court settlement to spend at least $250 million over the next five years to help fight illegal online pharmacies selling to US customers.The US Internet search giant made the commitment in settling a lawsuit from shareholders alleging Google failed to take adequate measures to prevent foreign online pharmacies from using […]