Dollar Tree Inc. and Family Dollar Stores Inc. have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Dollar Tree will acquire Family Dollar for cash and stock valued at approximately $8.5 billion.
Shoppers Drug Mart saw an uptick in revenue for the 2014 second quarter, posting gains in front-end and pharmacy sales as well as prescription count.
Kermit Crawford, president of pharmacy, health and wellness at Walgreen Co., plans to retire at the end of the year to pursue new opportunities.
A change at the top of Walmart U.S. is under way. Walmart announced that Greg Foran has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of its domestic operations, succeeding Bill Simon, who will be leaving the company.
Nearly 8,000 attendees — including pharmacy owners, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and other pharmacy industry professionals — are converging on Washington, D.C., this week for Cardinal Health Inc.'s annual Retail Business Conference (RBC).
State Sen. Buddy Carter, a Georgia community pharmacist, has won a runoff election to become the Republican nominee in the state's 1st Congressional District.
Mark Gregory, former senior vice president of pharmacy operations at Kerr Drug, has joined Ateb Inc. as vice president of health care solutions.
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