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AB Acquisition LLC, the parent of Albertsons, has completed its acquisition of Safeway Inc., a $9 billion-plus deal unveiled last year.
Fruth Pharmacy has tabbed pharmacy automation provider Innovation as the systems integrator for a new central-fill site.
The U.S. Senate has launched companion legislation that would formally designate pharmacists as health care providers.
The Joint Industry Coupon Committee (JICC) is alerting retailers to be ready for the retirement of UPC Prefix 5 barcodes from manufacturer coupons as manufacturers shift to exclusively to the GS1 DataBar format.
Rick Bhandari has joined Weis Markets as director of pharmacy operations.
Rite Aid Corp. started the 2015 calendar year on the upside as same-store sales rose in January.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association have endorse new legislation that would recognize pharmacists as health care providers and expand their scope of practice.
CVS Health has formed clinical affiliations with regional health systems LSU Healthcare Network in New Orleans and Shawnee Mission Health in Kansas.
Rite Aid Corp. plans to construct a new distribution center in Spartanburg, S.C., which will be the drug chain's first new facility in 15 years.
The Federal Trade Commission has approved the proposed merger of supermarket operators Safeway Inc. and AB Acquisition LLC, the parent company of Albertsons.
Canadian pharmacy chain Lovell Drugs Ltd. plans to pilot Scout DS diabetes screening kiosks from Miraculins Inc.
George Fairweather has been appointed executive vice president and global chief financial officer at Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.
Ray Payne, vice president of real estate for the West Coast at Rite Aid Corp., has been promoted to group vice president of real estate.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is keeping watch on a case before the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the right of health care providers, including pharmacies, to file lawsuits challenging Medicaid reimbursement rates.