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CVS Caremark unveils succession plan

After a dozen years at the helm of CVS Caremark Corp., Tom Ryan plans to retire next year.

NACDS Annual Meeting: Industry set to impact health care equation

The relationship between pharmacists and their patients is critical to improving Americans’ well-being and making the country’s health care system more efficient, incoming National Association of Chain Drug Stores chairman Larry Merlo told attendees at the association’s Annual Meeting here last month.

Wellness+ loyalty program rolled out by Rite Aid

Rite Aid Corp. has launched its wellness+ customer rewards program nationwide, offering a combination of health and wellness benefits and member-only discounts.

Ontario pharmacies reach turning point

As of presstime, May 15 was shaping up to be a day of destiny for community pharmacy in Ontario.

Drugstore.com, BioScrip ink pharmacy deal

Online retailer drugstore.com is exiting the pharmacy business.

Anxious tone marks Shoppers Drug Mart annual meeting

At Shoppers Drug Mart’s (SDM’s) annual meeting here earlier this month, chairman David Williams, president and chief executive officer Jürgen Schreiber, and executive vice president and chief financial officer Brad Lucow were able to report that despite the recession 2009 was another record-breaking year for the retailer in terms of almost every metric and that the first quarter of 2010 also came through strongly.

Foulkes shifts focus to PBM at CVS Caremark

Executive vice president and chief marketing officer Helena Foulkes has taken on a new leadership role in CVS Caremark Corp.’s pharmacy benefits management business.

Pegus joins Walgreens as chief medical officer

Cheryl Pegus has been named chief medical officer at Walgreen Co.

Maione sets retirement from J&J

Frank Maione will retire in the fall as U.S. chief customer officer at Johnson & Johnson.