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CVS Caremark Corp. has appointed Hank Mullany as president of CVS/pharmacy, taking over that role from president and chief operating officer Larry Merlo.
This weekend, Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. plans to step up the savings for customers in its Shoppers Optimum loyalty card program.
Helped by calendar day shifts and solid pharmacy business, Walgreen Co. turned in a comparable-store sales gain in November after experiencing a decrease the previous month.
Food and drug retailer United Supermarkets this weekend plans to begin offering discounted flu shots in recognition of National Influenza Vaccination Week.
Rite Aid Corp. saw same-store sales slip in November versus a year ago, as soft cold and flu-related business continued to affect results.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation's 12th annual dinner generated contributions totaling $1.76 million.
David Froesel has been named executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer at BioScrip Inc.
Drugstore.com reported that Cyber Monday set a new one-day record for the company in terms of the number of customer orders.
Recently passed legislation on distracted driving in Alberta has London Drugs spotlighting its selection of Bluetooth devices to customers in the province.
Walgreen Co. reported that clients of pharmacy benefit manager Navitus Health Solutions have saved $3.3 million in seven months through the Walgreens 90-Day At Retail prescription drug program.
Shoppers turned out in greater numbers and had a higher average spend this Black Friday weekend versus a year ago, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF).
The Kroger Co. and Safeway Inc. are participating in a UnitedHealthcare Medicare Part D program designed to lower members' out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs.