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John Standley, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Rite Aid Corp., has been elected to the board of Supervalu Inc.
The National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) has released an action plan to help standardize prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) to better track and deter abuse of prescriptions for controlled substances.
A Health Mart pharmacy owner this week gave his take on pharmaceutical supply chain safety in a congressional hearing.
Presume you are an executive manager, owner or operator of a chain of pharmacies, large or small. Or you may manage a chain of food/drug or mass merchandise stores that include pharmacy as an integral part of the entire retail offering. Pharmacy is almost certain to represent 60% to 90% of your total drug store sales. The fast-approaching train you hear is the 2,700-page Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), with an implementation date of Jan. 1, 2014.
Revenue and same-store sales increases helped Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. beat financial analysts' earnings forecast by a penny for the first quarter.
CVS Caremark Corp. is continuing its pharmaceutical supply relationships with McKesson Corp. and Cardinal Health Inc.
Customers rate chain drug pharmacies highly on their convenience, the interaction with their staffs and their performance in filling prescriptions, but their prescription pricing draws far fewer accolades.
The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust has awarded $1 million in grants to 21 community health centers to support programs on treatment and management of chronic diseases.
Robert Loeffler, former chief executive officer of H-E-B, has been recognized by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores with its highest honor, the Sheldon W. Fantle Lifetime Achievement Award.
The leading chain drug retailers upheld their position in the industry last year as ranked by key financial measures.
Uniprix Inc. has entered an online couponing partnership with News Marketing Canada.
In his first remarks as National Association of Chain Drug Stores chairman, Thrifty White Pharmacy president and chief executive officer Robert Narveson stressed the need to help shape public policy to improve patient outcomes.
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has released the results of its survey on which over-the-counter products were most recommended by pharmacists to their patients last year.
A total of $230,000 has been awarded to pharmacy schools by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation via its 2013 Pharmacy Partners Scholarship Program.
Stock prices for the nation's three largest drug chains are on a tear.
Health Mart is helping member pharmacies draw new customers and maximize customer loyalty via investments in technology solutions and clinical services.
This year, chain drug retailers will be busy preparing for what’s coming up next year.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has named new officers, two new Executive Committee members and four new board members for the 2013-14 term.
Target Corp. is pointing allergy sufferers to its pharmacists for advice on dealing with their symptoms during what experts predict will be a longer, more intense allergy season.
Rite Aid Corp. has launched a revamped website that the drug chain said provides a more personalized and engaging experience to online customers.
As the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ longest-serving board member, Lewis Drug chief executive officer Mark Griffin has seen a lot of change.
Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. has taken its 10-year-old Beauty Boutique concept to another level.
Fruth Pharmacy next week will mark the opening of its second location in Ironton, Ohio, and its 27th store overall.
No one has been more closely involved in the revitalization of Rite Aid Corp. than John Standley.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores' leadership urged members attending the NACDS Annual Meeting here to keep pressing forward with their efforts to advance community pharmacy, in both the patient and policy realms.