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Pharmasave reaches the 600-store mark

Pharmasave reaches the 600-store mark

LANGLEY, British Columbia — Continuing its steady expansion, Pharmasave Drugs National Ltd. has reached a milestone with the opening of its 600th store. One of Canada’s largest pharmacy operations, Pharmasave has drug stores across nine provinces and said that “many more are in the pipeline for 2017.” Over the past two years, the Langley, British

Target small-format store in NYC to include CVS

Target small-format store in NYC to include CVS

NEW YORK — A new CVS Pharmacy location will set foot in Manhattan’s Herald Square with the opening of a Target small-format store this fall. Target Corp. said Monday that it plans to open a 43,000-square-foot store just west of the 34th Street and Broadway intersection, a site that’s one block from the Penn Station

Execs in spotlight at Retailer of the Year event

Execs in spotlight at Retailer of the Year event

Chain Drug Review held a reception in Manhattan earlier this month to honor recipients of the publication’s Retailer of the Year awards. CVS Health president and chief executive officer Larry Merlo named Health Care Executive of the Year, and Walgreens president of pharmacy and retail operations Richard Ashworth was named as Operations Executive of the Year.

Schwarzkopf rolls out Gliss Hair Repair in Canada

Schwarzkopf rolls out Gliss Hair Repair in Canada

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Henkel Canada has launched Gliss Hair Repair by Schwarzkopf, described as the only full product line that specifically addresses hair repair, plus other needs such as color protection and volume. Henkel said Thursday that the Schwarzkopf line, new to Canada, encompasses five hair repair formulas: Gliss Ultimate Repair, Gliss Ultra+ Moisture, Gliss

Pharmacy prepares for new paths in health care

Pharmacy prepares for new paths in health care

PALM BEACH, Fla. — As the nation reassesses its health care system under a new presidential administration, the integral role of pharmacy cannot be overlooked, National Association of Chain Drug Stores leaders said at the NACDS Regional Chain Conference here. “This meeting and the topics addressed in the coming days could not be timelier with

Marking Walgreens’ retail transformation

Marking Walgreens’ retail transformation

Executives from Walgreens Boots Alliance, Walgreens and many of its suppliers were feted at a reception celebrating Chain Drug Review’s  publication in December of a special report on the retailer’s recent changes and its positioning for the future. The event was held at the Chicago Marriott Suites in Deerfield, Ill., near the Walgreens headquarters. The

2016 NACDS Foundation Dinner in photos

2016 NACDS Foundation Dinner in photos

The 2016 NACDS Foundation Dinner, part of NACDS Week in New York, raised $1.94 million for evidence-based research, pharmacy education and philanthropic initiatives to improve patient outcomes and advance population health. Dr. Judith Monroe, president and chief executive officer of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Foundation, was presented with the 2016 NACDS Foundation

Scenes from NACDS Board Of Directors dinner

Scenes from NACDS Board Of Directors dinner

One highlights of the recent NACDS Week in New York was the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Board of Directors dinner. The event brought together executives from the retailers that comprise the association’s membership, along with their counterparts from supplier companies. The NACDS Board of Directors dinner was hosted by NACDS chairman Martin Otto,

Barra accepts UN leadership award for WBA

Barra accepts UN leadership award for WBA

Ornella Barra, co-chief operating officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance, accepted a United Nations Foundation 2016 Global Leadership Award on behalf of the company at a ceremony in Manhattan. WBA was recognized for its “Get a Shot. Give a Shot.” vaccination campaign, which donates a polio or measles vaccine to a child in need for every

GSK Consumer Health showcases new Innovation Labs

GSK Consumer Health showcases new Innovation Labs

WARREN, N.J. — GSK Consumer Healthcare has unveiled state-of-the-art Innovation Labs designed to help the company better meet consumer needs. The facilities, at the company’s new U.S. headquarters in Warren, N.J., cover a product’s life cycle, spanning research, development, testing, in-store placement and e-commerce. The labs interact to foster collaboration among scientists and the sales

It’s a New York premiere for Genoa

It’s a New York premiere for Genoa

For the debut of its first pharmacy in New York, Genoa brought its full executive team to the ribbon-cutting ceremony. That spoke volumes about the event’s significance for the company. Based in Tukwila, Wash., Genoa specializes in behavioral health pharmacy services. It now has 330 locations in community mental health and social services centers across

NACDS News In Photos: Anderson CEO award & more

NACDS News In Photos: Anderson CEO award & more

Steve Anderson, president and chief executive officer of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, was presented CEO Update magazine’s 2016 Trade Association CEO of the Year award. Anderson — just the third CEO to receive the honor — received the award Thursday at CEO Update’s 2016 Association Leadership Awards luncheon, held at the new Trump

Walgreens brings differentiation to beauty care

Walgreens brings differentiation to beauty care

With its “Beauty Differentiation” store concept, Walgreens is banking on its reach (about 8,200 stores), a mix of exclusive and premium brands, a high level of service, and an engaging shopping environment to become “America’s most loved beauty destination,” Lauren Brindley, group vice president and general merchandise manager for beauty and personal care, said during

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