Retail News Breaks Archives
With the holiday shopping season set to kick off at the end of next week, retail industry observers are exhibiting a glimmer of hope that sales will be better this year.
The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) plans to develop an interconnected communications hub for state prescription monitoring programs (PMPs).
Jack Shewmaker, a former president of Walmart who was key in developing the discount store giant's everyday low pricing strategy, died this week at age 72.
CVS Caremark Corp.'s MinuteClinic retail health clinic subsidiary was highlighted as a breakthrough innovator in health care delivery by the World Economic Forum's Innovative Health Care Delivery Project.
Charging stations for electric vehicles are slated to be added at 18 Walgreen Co. drug stores in Houston as part of a program by NRG Energy.
Cardinal Health Inc. plans to buy regional pharmaceutical distributor Kinray Inc. in a $1.3 billion deal.
When patients don't pick up — or "abandon" — a prescription, a high co-payment is often the reason, a new study by Harvard, Brigham and Women's Hospital and CVS Caremark Corp. finds.
With the start of open enrollment for Medicare Part D prescription drug plans, pharmacy retailers are again positioning themselves as a destination for senior citizens seeking assistance, particularly regarding changes brought by health care reform.
This week, the AARP/Walgreens Wellness Tour expects to administer its 2 millionth free health screening.