Inside This Issue - News
In becoming president of CVS/pharmacy, Helena Foulkes brings to the role a wealth of experience with diverse facets of the chain, especially health care offerings.
The importance of pharmacists to the success of the Affordable Care Act was reinforced late last month by National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and chief executive officer Steve Anderson.
The restructuring of Walgreen Co.’s management team continues. Under the leadership of Sona Chawla, the chain’s new Digital and Marketing Division will combine and integrate e-commerce, enterprisewide marketing, and customer loyalty and insights.
It’s evident that John Standley is confident in Rite Aid’s strategic game plan, which has reinvigorated the company financially and in the marketplace.
Walmart has named company veteran Doug McMillon to take over as president and chief executive officer after Mike Duke retires at the end of next month.
CVS Caremark Corp. is buying Coram LLC from Apria Healthcare Group Inc.
Pharmacy organizations have praised last month’s enactment of a federal comprehensive supply chain and compounding law.
Peter McMahon has been named chief executive officer of Shopko Stores Operating Co., replacing interim CEO Michael Bettiga.
Canada’s highest court dealt a blow to pharmacy chains earlier this month when it upheld Ontario’s ban on drug stores selling their own brands of private label generic drugs.
Walgreen Co. has opened what it says is the nation’s first net-zero energy retail store.
London Drugs opened a novel store here late last month. The company’s 78th unit, the 36,720-square-foot store is London Drugs’ second outlet in Regina and introduces a new open concept area where consumers’ technology needs can be addressed.
Shoppers Drug Mart has revamped its Life Brand line of vitamins and supplements and launched an online tool to help customers find health products.
Bartell Drugs is testing a state-of-the-art system that will let its customers print anything from a personal photo book to a classic novel in just minutes.
CVS Caremark Corp. has named longtime health care industry veteran Tracy Bahl executive vice president of health plans.
With the opening of a new store here in collaboration with Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM), Walgreen Co. has re-emphasized the role of retail pharmacy in bringing new health and wellness services to communities, reinforced the benefits of pharmacy working with other health care providers to improve outcomes and lower costs and helped to revitalize a neighborhood providing employment opportunities.