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Week of Mon, Jun 9th, 2014

Walgreens renews fulfillment pact with eBay unit

Walgreen Co. has renewed its regional fulfillment services agreement with eBay Enterprise, a subsidiary of online marketplace eBay Inc.

NCPA ad advocates for more pharmacy choice in Part D plans

The National Community Pharmacists Association has launched a new advertisement to help build congressional support for its efforts to broaden community pharmacy participation as preferred providers in Medicare Part D prescription drug plans.

Rite Aid to debut new look in Beverly Hills

Later this month, Rite Aid Corp. plans to hold a grand reopening of a completed remodeled store in Beverly Hills, Calif., with a new iteration of its wellness store format.

Walgreens teams up with meal service for cancer patients

Cancer patients and others with chronic conditions can go online to Walgreens.com to order home-delivered nutritional meals from Meals to Heal.

Cardinal Health CFO to retire

Jeff Henderson, chief financial officer of Cardinal Health Inc., is slated to retire after the company completes its 2015 fiscal year.

Coalition backs 'any willing pharmacy' standard

The National Community Pharmacists Association reported that 130 pharmacist, patient advocacy and business groups have called on Congress to enable more convenient access to discounted or "preferred" co-payments in Medicare Part D prescription drug plans.

NACDS Total Store Expo exhibit to look ahead

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores plans a new exhibit at this summer's Total Store Expo that will give a peek at the industry's evolution over the next decade.

Rite Aid adds new partner to Health Alliance

The Penn State Hershey Health System is joining the Rite Aid Health Alliance, a program from the drug chain in which a health care team helps people with chronic and polychronic conditions meet goals set by their doctors.

New president to take helm at McKesson Canada

In a flurry of executive appointments, McKesson Canada has promoted Alain Champagne to president.

Walmart U.S. chief upbeat on small stores

Walmart is seeing strong results from its small stores as it ramps up its rollout of new formats.

Jean Coutu breaks ground on new HQ site

Jean Coutu Group has begun construction of its new headquarters and distribution center in Varennes, Quebec.

USP applauds new partners in Fight the Fakes campaign

As part of an international effort to combat counterfeit medicines, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) joined other partners in welcoming 11 new organizations to the global Fight the Fakes campaign.