Retail News Breaks Archives
Charlie Bowlus, founder and chief executive officer of ECRM, died unexpectedly yesterday following complications from surgery. He was 64.
Walgreen Co. has launched a letter-writing campaign to benefits consultants that outlines the reasons it likely won’t be part of Express Scripts Inc.’s pharmacy provider network after December 31.
MinuteClinic has entered a clinical collaboration with Indiana University Health (IU Health), the largest health system in Indiana.
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has teamed up with leading dental organizations to expand public awareness of medication-induced dry mouth.
Discounter Target Corp. next week plans make flu shots available at more than 1,650 Target Pharmacy and Target Clinic locations nationwide.
CVS/pharmacy has introduced Nuance Salma Hayek, an exclusive line of cosmetics and skin care, hair care and body care products co-developed with actress Salma Hayek.
BioScrip Inc. reported a robust gain in pharmacy services revenue for its 2011 second quarter.
Pharmacy Choice and Access Now (PCAN), a coalition of pharmacists, consumers and local businesses, has set up shop in Illinois as the state mulls cuts to Medicaid pharmacy reimbursements.
As part of its focus on preventive health care, Sam's Club this weekend plans to offer free vision screenings.
Katz Group Canada Ltd. has named Ken Keelor as chief merchandising officer for its Rexall drug chain.
Walgreen Co. has launched its annual flu vaccination program chainwide, billing itself as "America's most trusted retail health care destination for flu shots."
Susan Henderson has been named as senior vice president and chief communications officer at Rite Aid Corp.
The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy's platform to link state prescription monitoring programs (PMPs), the NABP PMP InterConnect, is now fully operational, providing a state-to-state tool for reducing prescription drug abuse and "doctor shopping."
This fall, the U.S. Supreme Court is slated to hear a case examining the right of pharmacies and other health care providers to challenge state cuts to Medicaid on the basis that they violate federal requirements for "sufficient" patient access to health care.