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Shoppers Drug Mart saw an uptick in revenue for the 2014 second quarter, posting gains in front-end and pharmacy sales as well as prescription count.
Rite Aid Corp. has named a new chief financial officer to succeed Frank Vitrano, who plans to retire next year.
Kermit Crawford, president of pharmacy, health and wellness at Walgreen Co., plans to retire at the end of the year to pursue new opportunities.
A change at the top of Walmart U.S. is under way. Walmart announced that Greg Foran has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of its domestic operations, succeeding Bill Simon, who will be leaving the company.
Nearly 8,000 attendees — including pharmacy owners, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and other pharmacy industry professionals — are converging on Washington, D.C., this week for Cardinal Health Inc.'s annual Retail Business Conference (RBC).
State Sen. Buddy Carter, a Georgia community pharmacist, has won a runoff election to become the Republican nominee in the state's 1st Congressional District.
Mark Gregory, former senior vice president of pharmacy operations at Kerr Drug, has joined Ateb Inc. as vice president of health care solutions.
A study criticizing legislation supporting an "any willing pharmacy" policy for preferred networks in Medicare Part D drew a rebuke from the National Community Pharmacy Association.
Health Mart pharmacy owners gathered at McKesson ideaShare 2014 to get a look at new offerings to help their businesses as well as hear about recent investments in the drug store franchise.
A new initiative by Walgreen Co. leverages the drug chain's Balance Rewards loyalty program to spur behavior change to improve customers' health.
McKesson Corp. is showcasing an array of clinical care and measurement tools to help community pharmacies improve their performance at ideaShare 2014.
In line with regulatory approval of its acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart Corp., Loblaw Companies Ltd. plans to sell two Shoppers Drug Mart drug stores to Jean Coutu Group and two No Frills supermarkets to Metro Inc.
Mark Cosby, former president of CVS/pharmacy, has been appointed North America president of Office Depot Inc.
Canadian drug chain Rexall has enlisted Allstream to upgrade its telecommunications network.
CVS Caremark Corp.'s chief medical officer and chief scientific officer gave their take on the high costs of new hepatitis C treatments and the implications for the specialty pharmacy market in a commentary for the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).