Retail News Breaks Archives
Kathleen Jaeger has resigned as executive vice president and chief executive officer of the National Community Pharmacists Association, after just months in the post. NCPA has named B. Douglas Hoey to replace her.
Julie Philp this month is slated to join the National Association of Chain Drug Stores as director of federal government affairs.
Starting this month, Rite Aid Corp. will host The Skin Cancer Foundation's annual Road to Healthy Skin Tour.
Patient groups, two former Department of Health and Human Services secretaries, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and more than 50 organizations and individuals have filed briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court urging the rejection of state laws that limit the commercial use of physician prescription data.
The National Community Pharmacists Association hailed a new report showing the savings that increased generic drug use can yield for Medicaid.
After three consecutive months of increases, Rite Aid Corp. posted virtually flat same-store sales for March.
Former Wellpoint Inc. executive Dijuana Lewis has been named senior vice president of health care solutions at Walmart U.S.
CVS/pharmacy and Walgreens finished in the top 10 in Interbrand Design Forum's annual ranking of the top 50 most valuable U.S. retail brands.
Terry Burnside, the former president and general manager of Medicine Shoppe International, is joining life sciences consulting firm D2 Pharma Consulting.
Navarro Discount Pharmacy is adding two more location in South Florida as part of a multiyear growth plan that could dramatically raise the drug chain's store count.
The Cardinal Health Foundation and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) have unveiled a partnership to urge pharmacists and pharmacy students to take an active role in preventing the abuse and misuse of prescription drugs.
Rite Aid Corp. said its immunizing pharmacists at more than 2,100 stores can now vaccinate patients over the age of 50 against shingles.
CVS Caremark has appointed Helena Foulkes as executive vice president and chief health care strategy and marketing officer, a newly created position.
Fred's Inc. plans to deploy a direct messaging system from LDM Group to provide health and wellness information to improve patient health outcomes.
With allergy season getting under way, Rite Aid Corp. is serving up free "Allergy Relief" guides in stores and alerting allergy sufferers to consult with its pharmacists for advice.
Chain drug stores have generally not had to cope with the specter of a Walmart pharmacy nearby — until now.