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New Rite Aid store a showcase for innovative concepts

Rite Aid Corp. unveiled the latest incarnation of its wellness format in a grand reopening ceremony at its store in the tony Los Angeles neighborhood of Beverly Hills.

Heritage teams up with the Rite Aid Health Alliance

Rite Aid Corp. has added a major new partner to its Rite Aid Health Alliance collaborative care program.

Walmart reenergizes health care

Showing renewed vigor under new president Labeed Diab, Walmart’s health and wellness business has appointed a merchandising executive and initiated a pilot program for company-owned in-store health clinics.

Mahlman will build on London Drugs’ strengths

In a survey conducted by Ipsos Reid North America for BCBusiness magazine, British Columbia residents voted London Drugs the clear winner in a poll conducted early this year to find the province’s most loved brand. British Columbia is the province where London Drugs was founded and where it has its highest concentration of stores, but it is likely the company would also score high in customers’ ranking in the three other western Canadian provinces in which it does business were similar surveys conducted in them.

Champagne to become president of McKesson Canada

Alain Champagne will become president of McKesson Canada effective July 16.

ACOs asked to rethink role of Rx

In an article published in a Health Affairs blog, CVS Caremark Corp. chief medical and scientific officers and others commented on a missing piece in the current approach to accountable health care models.

Walgreens is teaming up with physicians group

Walgreen Co. pharmacists and Healthcare Clinic nurse practitioners are collaborating with Arizona Priority Care (AzPC) physicians in a model aimed at improving patient care and quality outcomes.

Vision 2025 will bring new dimension to TSE

Vision 2025 is the latest addition to the “intellectual capital” provided by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo.

Merchandising team bolstered at Walmart

Walmart has made several management changes in its merchandising division, including the promotion of Scott Huff to executive vice president overseeing U.S. merchandising operations.

Dollar General’s Dreiling to retire

Rick Dreiling will retire as chief executive officer of Dollar General Corp. next spring or upon the appointment of a successor.