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Inside This Issue - Opinion

Annual meeting shows Walmart at its best

Anyone connected, even remotely, to retailing should be required to attend at least one Walmart Annual Shareholders Meeting.

NACDS helps secure a win for pharmacy on FULs

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS’) decision to hold off on finalizing state use of federal upper limits (FULs) for reimbursement to pharmacy providers that fill prescriptionsfor Medicaid beneficiaries is a significant achievement for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores and its allies.

Confluence of factors rein in sales of vitamins

A question heard repeatedly at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting in April was, “What is wrong with vitamins?”

A world where products go to consumers emerging

“ 'Twas the night before Black Friday …” No, this isn’t the start to another fairy tale, but rather the time when Amazon threw down the gauntlet, announcing it was working on a drone delivery program. Many have called this one of the best-orchestrated PR events. It brought to the forefront the next delivery frontier — fast, targeted, affordable and, potentially, via unmanned automated delivery, right to our doorstep.