Retail News Breaks Archives
If the results of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores polication action committee is any indication, pharmacy advocates' efforts to engage with candidates leading up to the 2012 elections have paid off.
CVS/pharmacy has begun deploying special nail care kiosks, called Nail HQ, in more than 2,000 stores.
Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. saw proceeds for its annual fundraising campaign in support of women's health rise nearly 31% this year.
Lawmakers drew praise from the National Community Pharmacists Association by calling on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to continue allowing community pharmacies to provide same-day home delivery of diabetes test supplies to certain Medicare patients.
CVS/pharmacy has announced new leadership assignments for its retail field organization.
Next year, Walmart will enable members of its co-branded Medicare Part D plan with Humana to get common hypertension medications for 1 cent each.
Research from Walgreen Co. revealed that Medicaid patients with 90-day refills showed better medication adherence than those with 30-day refills.
Pharmacists are playing an increasingly active role in patient care, according to Manhattan Research's Taking the Pulse Pharmacists 2012 study.
Grants from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation made possible 65 health fairs that served 3,500 patients as part of Million Hearts, a public-private partnership to help prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes over the next five years.
National public health initiative Vote & Vax is bringing flu shots to more than 1,200 polling stations and pharmacies on Election Day.
Income from continuing operations rose nearly 17% during the third quarter at CVS Caremark Corp., as its pharmacy benefit management segment drove a double-digit sales surge.
Stater Bros. Supermarkets is lending financially pressed consumers a hand by offering free generic antibiotics at its pharmacies.
After 18 months of planning and investment, London Drugs has launched a new website and e-commerce store.
Walgreen Co. has begun the rollout of Ology, which it calls the first nationally accessible and affordable brand of home products free of harmful chemicals.
Rx Response, an initiative of the nation's pharmaceutical supply chain, is working closely with federal, state and local government agencies to address the impact of Hurricane Sandy on the supply of prescription drugs.
Same-store sales improved but remained on the downside at Walgreen Co. for October, with Hurricane Sandy impacting results at the end of the month.
Rite Aid Corp. is stepping up its wellness+ for diabetes program by offering support and exclusive benefits and savings to diabetes patients in all of its 4,600-plus stores.