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Six pharmacy schools nationwide will receive more than $625,000 in funding via the Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship Program.
Walmart continues to ratchet up the pressure on chain drug pharmacies by rolling out small-format stores.
More Medicine Shoppe drug stores retained or took on the Medicine Shoppe banner this past fiscal year than in the prior two combined, according to John Fiacco, vice president of the Medicine Shoppe and Medicap division at Cardinal Health Inc.
Canadian drug chain London Drugs reports that its investment in e-commerce is paying off.
AmerisourceBergen Corp.'s board of directors has authorized a new $750 million share repurchase program.
CVS/pharmacy has launched a new online Drug Information Center on CVS.com.
Cardinal Health Inc. is serving up solutions to help its community pharmacy customers meet the burgeoning demand for specialty medications and home health care.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo premieres this weekend in Las Vegas, where more than 5,400 attendees from across the chain drug retailer and supplier sectors will converge for four days of programming that NACDS said fosters "a highly personalized approach" to conducting business.
One area where food/drug combination store operators figure to have a distinct advantage over community pharmacies is the concept of whole health, the place where nutrition and health care intersect. Hy-Vee Inc. has emerged as, arguably, the leading practitioner in knitting those two sides of the business together.
CVS/pharmacy is launching a Classroom Gift Card promotion that will enable customers to earn gift cards when shopping for back-to-school essentials.
Ritzman Pharmacies Inc. and Mast Pharmacy of Ohio have signed a letter of intent to explore a business partnership in which Ritzman would own and operate all Mast Pharmacies.
The proportion of pharmacy customers who say they have a loyalty or discount card or have been offered one has surged, according to the 2013 edition of Boehringer Ingelheim's Pharmacy Satisfaction Pulse survey.
Thousands of community pharmacists are converging in Seattle this week for Cardinal Health Inc.'s annual Retail Business Conference (RBC).
Target Corp. plans to to acquire the DermStore Beauty Group, which operates the skin care e-commerce site DermStore.com.
A new poll by Walgreen Co. sheds light on what parents will be looking for — and looking to avoid — this back-to-school shopping season.
The Affordable Care Act will strengthen Costco Wholesale Corp. pharmacies’ already significant cash business, according to senior vice president of pharmacy Vic Curtis.
Rexall Pharma Plus has gone live with MyRexall, which gives pharmacy customers personalized access to their prescription and health information.
Introductions of new generic drugs helped boost profits at CVS Caremark Corp. for the second quarter as the company exceeded Wall Street's earnings forecast by a penny.
Little has changed in the makeup of the top pharmacy retailers over the past year, but competition is sure to keep intensifying amid the changes being brought by health care reform.
Steve Courtman, president of Health Mart, the 3,126-store pharmacy franchise run by McKesson Corp., is confident the retailer has what it takes to flourish in an environment where the rules that have long governed health care delivery are in the process of being rewritten.
Comparable-store sales at Walgreen Co. rose sharply in July, as the return of Express Scripts drug plan members continued to fuel the drug chain's improving pharmacy results.
AmerisourceBergen Corp. has recognized Accardi Clinical Pharmacy, a community pharmacy in Orange City, Fla., with its Good Neighbor Pharmacy of the Year award.