Retail News Breaks Archives
CareOne and Walgreen Co. have partnered on program to provide day-of-discharge medications to patients before they leave its senior care centers and return home.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation has announced the 2012-13 inaugural class for its Faculty Scholars Program.
Take Care Health Systems has opened a wellness center on the University of Notre Dame campus.
Cardinal Health Inc. has kicked off its Retail Business Conference (RBC), the company's annual trade show for independent pharmacies, which has drawn more than 7,000 attendees.
Walgreen Co. has named James Skinner, former chief executive officer of McDonald's, as nonexecutive chairman, succeeding Alan McNally.
Retailers can expect consumers to boost their spending for school supplies, clothing and other needs this back-to-school shopping season, according to a survey by PriceGrabber.
The National Community Pharmacists Association has launched a video and a website that it said shines a light on wasteful practices by pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) that end up costing patients, employers and other health care stakeholders.
Now merged, pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) SXC Health Solutions Corp. and Catalyst Health Solutions Inc. unveiled a new name and brand for the company: Catamaran.
Walgreen Co. is making tools available to outside software developers to integrate its photo services into their mobile applications.
Solid gains in the pharmacy help lift sales at Jean Coutu Group's franchised drug store network for the fiscal 2013 first quarter.
Mark Gregory has been appointed senior vice president of store operations at Kerr Drug.
Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy has introduced the Natural Beauty Bar, a new concept aimed at enhancing the chain's identity as a beauty care destination in the Los Angeles area.
New regulations in Florida have enabled Walgreen Co. to make a wider array of vaccinations available at all of its 851 drug stores in the state.
Rite Aid Corp. is offering 10 days of savings via digital postcards on its Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest pages that chronicle the travels of "the Rites," the retailer's Rite Aid-loving digital family.
Duane Reade continues to make its mark in Manhattan's Financial District with the grand opening of another "up market" drug store in the historic American Surety building at 100 Broadway.
The nation's largest drug chain has joined with four supermarket retailers in suing Pfizer Inc. and Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. for allegedly scheming to delay the introduction of generic versions of Lipitor, Pfizer's blockbuster cholesterol-lowering drug.