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A little over a week after the Senate Finance Committee passed a health care reform bill without a public insurance plan, that option appears to be back on the table.
Duane Reade Inc. has staked its claim to the luxury beauty market.
Walgreen Co. has become an oasis in the “food desert” here.
As drug chains across North America continue to evolve, many are exploring new ways to expand their business going forward. At the Katz Group’s Rexall chain, that has meant putting a greater emphasis on health care and delivering cost-effective solutions for businesses.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has given its health and beauty aids business a major boost by making the products available through its web site, Walmart.com.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has sent a letter to Senate leaders voicing strong opposition to legislation that would permit personal and commercial importation of prescription drugs.
Rite Aid Corp. has promoted retail pharmacy veteran Dan Miller to senior vice president of pharmacy.
CVS Caremark Corp. has added interactive and mobile features to its web site.
Steve Anderson, president and chief executive officer of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, has praised President Obama for signing into law legislation that extends durable medical equipment (DME) accreditation.
Walgreen Co. has agreed to buy 12 Eaton Apothecary pharmacies in the Boston area from D.A.W. Inc. for about $19 million.