Retail News Breaks Archives
The board of governors of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) has named retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Everett McAllister as its new executive director and chief executive officer.
Shopko Stores and Pamida have finalized their merger deal announced earlier this year, create a chain drug retailer with nearly 300 pharmacy locations in more than 20 states.
AARP has selected Walgreen Co. for a three-year contract to deliver retail drug store program benefits to the association's members.
Cardinal Health Inc. plans to appeal a federal court ruling that upholds an order to suspend its license to ship controlled substances from its Lakeland, Fla., distribution center.
Publix Super Markets Inc. plans to provide a full-service retail pharmacy at a cancer treatment facility in Tampa, Fla.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has expressed its support for The Online Pharmacy Safety Act, designed to help protect consumers from illicit online drug sellers.
Rite Aid Corp. has named CaptureRx as its preferred 340B technology vendor and administrator.
The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) has launched the Employer Partnership Program, designed for chain, community and health-system pharmacies that want to encourage pharmacy technicians to participate in the PTCB certification program.
Rite Aid Corp. has completed the issuance of $481 million in senior unsecured notes due in 2020, the proceeds from which will be used to help refinance debt.
Walgreen Co. has been named as one of the health care industry's most innovative companies by Fast Company magazine.
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has released the results of a survey showing the top over-the-counter cold, flu and allergy medicines recommended by pharmacists.
Preserve Community Pharmacy Access Now! (PCPAN), a coalition formed last fall to oppose the merger of Express Scripts Inc. and Medco Health Solutions Inc., blasted Express Scripts chief executive officer George Paz for comments that the group said devalued the role of community pharmacists.
Rite Aid Corp. has named a single printer to handle its weekly newspaper circular as well as the digital version.