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Rite Aid Corp. is reportedly seeking a site in greater Charlotte, N.C., for a new distribution center.
Drugstore.com has entered a multiyear partnership with optical store chain operator Luxottica Group SpA to expand online access to contact lenses in North America.
Rite Aid Corp. has made H1N1 vaccine available in most of the states where it has stores and is working to provide it across its operating area, possibly by the month's end or sooner.
Greg Wasson, president and chief executive officer of Walgreen Co., said the drug chain is making steady progress in implementing the company's plans to better leverage its vast store network, improve the shopping experience and bolster productivity.
Senate Democrats united in a key procedural vote to push the chamber's health care reform package a step closer to their goal of getting a final bill approved by Christmas.
Walgreen Co. topped Wall Street's profit forecast and saw sales climb 9.5% in its fiscal 2010 first quarter, fueled by a surge in its flu vaccination business.
Per Lofberg, president and chief executive officer of Generation Health Inc., has been appointed president of CVS Caremark Corp.'s pharmacy benefit management business.
Duane Reade has begun providing H1N1 vaccinations via flu shot clinics at several locations in New York City.