Winners of NACDS Total Store Expo Product Showcase Announced

Boston – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) today announced the winners of the 2016 NACDS Total Store Expo Product Showcase. Products ranging from health and beauty to seasonal items were on display in the “Product Showcase” on the exhibit floor. The Showcase provided increased visibility for suppliers to market their products to retailers.

Evaluated by the retail attendees, winners of this year’s “Product Showcase” are:

Baby Care:
Company: Oilogic
Booth: Booth 1959
Name of Product: Oilogic Essential Oil Care

Consumables:
Company: Mondelez International
Booth: Booth 2133
Name of Product: Oreo Thins

Cosmetics & Fragrances:
Company: SinfulColors / Pure Ice
Booth: Booth 1041
Name of Product: SinfulColors

General Merchandise:
Company/Booth: Navajo Incorporated
Booth: Booth 1651
Name of Product: Qi Wireless Charger

Healthcare/OTC:
Company: Apothecary Products
Booth: Booth 1153
Name of Product: Ezy Dose Easy Fill Pill Planners

Home Healthcare:
Company: 23andMe
Booth: Booth 2431
Name of Product: 23andMe Personal Genetic Service

Household Products/Non-Edible Consumables:
Company: EO Products
Booth: Booth 965
Name of Product: Everyone Aromatherapy

Personal Care/HBC:
Company: OraLabs, Inc.
Booth: Booth 881
Name of Product: Waterless by Gillette Venus

Pharmacy Operations Equipment & Services:
Company: First Databank, Inc. (FDB)
Booth: Booth 2446
Name of Product: Meducation

Pharmacy Products:
Company: Dexcom, Inc.
Booth: Booth 2923
Name of Product: Dexcom G5 Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitoring System

Photos of the Product Showcase, as well as of other aspects of the NACDS Total Store Expo, are available via Flickr.

This release can also be found on NACDS.org.

Apothecary Products Finalizes Acquisition of Health Enterprises

Leading Consumer Health Products Company Expands Portfolio

MINNEAPOLIS, August 2, 2016 – Apothecary Products, LLC, a leading innovator, manufacturer and distributor of consumer healthcare products and pharmacy supplies, has announced the acquisition of Health Enterprises, Inc. based in North Attleboro, Massachusetts. Health Enterprises develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of consumer health products under the Acu-Life® brand, as well as private label. Health Enterprises will operate as an independent business unit of Apothecary Products.  There will be no significant changes to day-to-day business operations for the foreseeable future.

Nathan Hanson, President and CEO of Apothecary Products, stated, “We are very excited to bring these two complementary companies together. This acquisition reinforces our core market position in medication management while greatly enhancing our eye, ear and injury care portfolio. Additionally, through combined best practice and insight sharing, our abilities are greatly enhanced to provide innovative self-care solutions for consumers and greater growth to our customers. I have great admiration for the Health Enterprises team and their ability to deliver meaningful innovation that truly benefits customers and consumers.  I would like to personally thank Glenn Leman, former owner and CEO of Health Enterprises, for his leadership and vision in building a truly strong organization.”  Mr. Leman will continue in a consultative role within the new organization.

“We are excited about the opportunity to leverage the strengths of both organizations to better serve our customers and consumers with innovative solutions,” stated Brendan Leonard, President of Health Enterprises. “Our expanded portfolio and combined expertise in delivering consumer preferred solutions will provide a strong platform for future innovation and growth.”

About Health Enterprises:
Health Enterprises develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of consumer health products under the Acu-life® brand, as well as private label. The portfolio includes pill reminders, oral syringes, ear plugs and first aid products. Health Enterprises was founded in 1973 and is based in North Attleboro, Massachusetts and currently partners with customers in over 50 countries globally.  Visit www.healthenterprises.com to learn more.

 

About Apothecary Products:
Apothecary Products is a category innovator offering both branded and private label solutions to customers that include the majority of the US retailers (food, drug, mass, club), independent pharmacies and wholesalers with an international presence in over 80 countries. Apothecary Products’ brands Ezy Dose®, Flents®, Protechs® and Wipe ‘N Clear® are market leaders in the medication management, pharmacy supply and eye, ear and injury care categories.  Apothecary Products is headquartered in Burnsville, Minnesota and has several strategic manufacturing partners in the U.S. and internationally. Visit www.apothecaryproducts.com to learn more.


Press Release – Apothecary Products® Expands Consumer Health Portfolio with Acquisition of Santa Barbara Medco

December 17, 2015, Burnsville, Minnesota – Apothecary Products LLC, a leading innovator, manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of consumer healthcare products and pharmacy supplies, has acquired St. Paul, Minnesota-based Santa Barbara Medco LLC (SBM) from Summit Medical, LLC. The acquisition closed on December 16, 2015.

SBM develops, manufactures and markets its Physicians’ Choice® brand of Ear products for both medical professionals and consumers. SBM’s broad range of products include ear wax removals, foam ear plugs, ear drops, ear putty ear plugs, neoprene head bands and ear healthy dietary protections. SBM was founded in 1980 and was originally based in Santa Barbara, California.

Nathan Hanson, Apothecary Products President and CEO, stated, “On behalf of the entire Apothecary Products team, we are excited to have SBM join our family of product offerings. Not only do the products complement and strengthen our consumer health business, but they also augment our presence within the Eye and Ear product categories within several of our key retail customers.”

COMPANY INFORMATION

Apothecary Products offers customers both over-the-counter consumer products and behind-the-counter pharmacy supplies, spanning across three categories, including pharmacy supply, medication management, and home healthcare. Led by its medication compliance line of products, Apothecary Products is a category innovator offering both branded and private label solutions to our customers who include independent and national retail pharmacies, food, club and mass retailers, distributors and wholesalers worldwide.
Apothecary Products is headquartered in Burnsville, Minnesota and has several strategic manufacturing partners in the U.S. and internationally. Please visit www.apothecaryproducts.com to learn more.