Inside This Issue - News
Walgreen Co. has launched Balance Rewards, a customer loyalty program that the company says could become the largest in the United States. All Walgreens and Duane Reade stores are participating in the program.
CVS Caremark Corp. is poised for a strong finish to 2012, and its pharmacy business is looking forward to generics growth in 2013 and 2014, president and chief executive officer Larry Merlo said at the Morgan Stanley Healthcare Conference this month.
To celebrate its 50th year in business Rite Aid Corp. plans a string of anniversary events for the next six months.
The ranks of retail pharmacy have diverged in the wake of a federal judge’s dismissal of most of the claims made in a lawsuit against the merger of Express Scripts Inc. and Medco Health Solutions Inc.
Walmart is finally getting comfortable with small-box retailing, and the implications for chain drug stores could be ominous.
After 50 years Canadian consumers’ love for Shoppers Drug Mart (SDM) shows no signs of waning. In poll after poll — most recently those conducted by MSNBC.ca and The Huffington Post — the retailer continues to rate at or near the top — not only in its own field but among companies of all kinds.
London Drugs opened its 76th store late last month, debuting a 17,200-square-foot unit in Vancouver’s Olympic Village.
CVS Caremark Corp. is reviewing the Drug Enforcement Administration’s revocation of the controlled substance licenses of two of its stores in Sanford, Fla.
Royal Bank of Canada is launching a co-branded Mastercard with Shoppers Drug Mart (SDM).
Walgreen Co. has issued $4 billion in senior notes to repay borrowings that were used to finance its acquisition of an equity stake in Alliance Boots GmbH.
When patients with chronic health conditions have lower out-of-pocket costs for medications, they are more likely to fill their prescriptions, a recent review of past studies shows.
Former PEN/Faulkner Foundation executive director Matthew Burriesci has joined the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation as director of development.
The National Retail Federation may go to court to block the proposed $7.25 billion settlement of a federal antitrust lawsuit over swipe fees charged by banks and credit card companies.