Retail News Breaks Archives
Thomas O'Donnell is slated to join the National Association of Chain Drug Stores as vice president of federal government affairs.
Walmart is piloting a talking prescription system that gives vision-impaired people who can't read standard print an easy way to access the information on their medications.
Comparable-store sales at Rite Aid Corp. edged up in May but grew more slowly than in recent months.
The website of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), pharmacist.com, is back up after being shut down for the better part of a week because of an online attack.
Rite Aid Corp. has begun its annual healthy skin campaign in conjunction with The Skin Cancer Foundation.
Walgreen Co. has appointed Alan London, M.D., as chief medical officer of Take Care Health Systems Consumer Solutions Group.
The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) has updated the blueprint for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE), reorganizing the test's content into nine knowledge areas.
Same-store sales for Walgreen Co. were down in May, though less than in the previous month, as the company's contract dispute with pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Inc. continued to impact its prescription business by double-digits.
Peter Duran has joined the retail pharmacy alliance RxAlly as vice president and chief privacy officer.
Navarro Discount Pharmacy has opened a liquor store operation adjacent to one of its drug stores in the Miami Beach area.
Walgreen Co. has expanded its relationship with pharmacy benefit manager OptumRx and ended its lawsuit with PBM Express Scripts Inc.