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Navarro Discount Pharmacies executive Jose Alvarez has been named as a "40 under 40 Up and Coming" business professional by the South Florida Business Journal.
Giant Food is now enabling customers making pharmacy purchases to accumulate points for its Gas Rewards program.
Cardinal Health Inc. has partnered with the American Society of Consultant Pharmacies (ASCP) to offer Medicine Shoppe and independent pharmacies training, tools and guidance to help them enter the fast-growing market for long-term care.
Shoppers Drug Mart said top-line growth helped fuel a solid earnings gain for its second quarter.
Rite Aid Corp. has made its web site and recently launched loyalty card key elements of its back-to-school promotional push.
CVS Caremark Corp. president and chief operating officer Larry Merlo is slated to open the Network of Executive Women's Leadership Summit 2010 this fall in Charlotte, N.C.
Joe Magnacca has been named president of metropolitan New York drug store chain Duane Reade.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has sent a letter to Donald Berwick, the newly appointed administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), to urge continued collaboration with community pharmacy on issues that improve the quality of the nation's health care while mitigating long-term costs.
Duane Reade has unveiled its largest drug store to date, in Manhattan's Union Square, and has made the location its flagship store.
Loblaw Cos. has launched a smaller pharmacy format that it said provides more flexibility in deploying pharmacies inside its supermarkets.
Health information technology (HIT) solutions such as electronic prescribing and electronic medication records are vital to helping patients take their medications correctly, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores said in a statement submitted to Congress.
BioScrip Inc. and Access Pharmaceuticals Inc. have entered a specialty distribution agreement for Access' lead product, MuGard.
Food and drug retailing veteran David Janowicz has been appointed vice president of merchandising at Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy Inc.
The Food and Drug Administration has issued an alert that certain Advair Diskus inhalers stolen from a distribution warehouse last year have been found in some pharmacies.
Legislation that enables pharmacists to administer medication therapy management (MTM) services to patients in Louisiana has drawn praise from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.
Health care reform is being viewed more favorably following the Obama administration’s rollout of multiple regulations laying the groundwork for the law’s implementation.