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Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. this weekend plans to open its latest energy-efficient store in Woodbridge, Ontario, as it continues its rollout of the format.
Four congressmen are urging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to keep prices for its national Competitive Bidding Program (CBP) for Medicare Part B mail-order diabetes testing supplies separate from similar supplies offered by retail pharmacies.
Navarro Discount Pharmacy has begun providing flu shots and is giving customers a hand with the cost of staying healthy during flu season.
In reporting second-quarter results, the chief executive officer of Fred's Inc. cited pressure on the pharmacy business that's likely to continue over the next year and a half.
Giant Eagle Inc. is testing a pharmacy workflow automation system from RxSafe.
Discounter Target Corp. said it aims to promote its customers' health and wellness during the upcoming cold and flu season by serving as their "prevention and treatment headquarters."
A group of pharmacy retailers in the Chain Drug Consortium have formed a generic drug purchasing entity called the Chain Pharmacy Alliance.
Walgreen Co. has announced a strategic alliance with the National Football League's New York Giants as the team's official retail pharmacy.
Food and drug retailers Publix Super Markets Inc. and United Supermarkets this week said they're set to launch their respective flu vaccination programs in the coming days.
As drug store chains step up their flu shot campaigns this year, pharmacy technicians will be counted on to provide much-needed support, according to the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).
A Gallup study has found that Take Care Clinics rank among the top 10% of all organizations globally in engaging their customers, according to Take Care Health Systems.
Next month, regional chain Bartell Drugs plans to open its 59th store in Bellevue, Wash.
Most Americans think doctors are overly influenced by pharmaceutical companies in their prescribing decisions, and many patients believe over-the-counter options are often overlooked, according to a new prescription drug poll by Consumer Reports.
J. Anne Foley is joining the the National Association of Chain Drug Stores as the new director of political affairs.
CVS Caremark Corp. has kicked off its annual flu shot program, with immunizations now available nationwide at all CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic locations.