Retail News Breaks Archives
Walgreen Co. has relaunched its weekly advertising circular with a new look and feel for the print edition plus what it called a "more robust" digital version that is more interactive and offers hundreds of extra items through the chain's website and mobile applications.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) should stop publishing draft federal upper limit (FUL) lists based on average manufacturer price (AMP) until the formal rulemaking process on AMP is finished, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores urged.
Despite a challenging environment for retail pharmacy and consumer spending, Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. posted healthy sales and earnings gains for its fiscal 2011 fourth quarter and full year.
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) next month plans to present its Immunization Champion Award to Rite Aid Corp. in recognition of the drug chain's comprehensive vaccination program.
Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. is touting its food and drug stores as a destination for consumers looking to maintain or improve their heart health.
CVS/pharmacy has launched of Project Health, a wellness program aimed at providing over $21 million of free health screenings to multicultural communities.
Food and drug retailer Safeway Inc. is joining the Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance (DPCA), formed by UnitedHealth Group in tandem with the YMCA and retail pharmacy operators.
At its Regional Chain Conference here this week, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores turned the industry's eyes toward its upcoming Total Store Expo, a new event announced last year that melds three key NACDS trade shows.
Kinney Drugs Inc. has promoted a pair of managers and shifted the roles and duties of other staff as part of a strategic realignment of its merchandising department.
Fourth-quarter revenue at CVS Caremark Corp. surged by double digits, lifted by a major pharmacy benefit management contract, and management raised its first-quarter earnings guidance to reflect potential sales gains from the dispute between Walgreen Co. and Express Scripts Inc.
Reps. Mike Ross (D., Ala.) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R., Wash.) have called on fellow members of the House of Representatives to support their legislation to enhance the accessibility of pharmacist-administered medication therapy management (MTM) services.
Duane Reade's flagship store at 40 Wall Street in Manhattan took first place in the convenience store/pharmacy category at the Retail Design Institute's 41st annual international awards program.
With some critical issues at hand for community pharmacy, leaders of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores are calling on industry members to speak up for the profession by participating NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill, its annual grassroots public policy initiative.