Retail News Breaks Archives
Drug warnings issued by the Food and Drug Administration lead some patients to eschew their medication regimens, even if the FDA didn't advise health professionals to stop prescribing those medicines, research from CVS Caremark Corp. found.
MinuteClinic has entered into clinical affiliations with Atlantic Health System and Hackensack University Health Network in New Jersey.
For the second time during the past week, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores has engaged with a congressional committee to highlight community pharmacy's value to the nation's health care system.
Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. plans to acquire western Canada drug chain Paragon Pharmacies Ltd. for $75 million (Canadian).
CVS/pharmacy is bringing back its "Earn Free Gas" promotion, in which members of its ExtraCare loyalty program can get free gas cards this spring and summer by shopping for household essentials, health and beauty items, and snacks at stores nationwide.
A catalyst for customer traffic and purchases, the front end continues to gain prominence in drug chains.
The Ontario government is consulting with pharmacy industry stakeholders on achieving $55 million (Canadian) in savings in drug spending, according to the Canadian Association of Chain Drug Stores (CACDS).
The success of a newly launched consumer package goods (CPG) product rests in the hands of just a tiny fraction of shoppers, a study by Catalina Marketing Corp. finds.
As the new chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Greg Wasson exudes a sense of confidence despite the considerable challenges faced by the retail pharmacy industry.