Retail News Breaks Archives
Walgreen Co. is working with the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) to help educate the public and health care professionals about flu prevention resources.
Jonathan Roberts has been appointed chief operating officer of CVS Caremark Corp.'s pharmacy benefit management (PBM) business.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) should closely follow congressional guidance included in the health care reform law as the agency implements a new formula for Medicaid generic drug reimbursement based on average manufacturer price (AMP), according to the National Community Pharmacists Association.
Dr. David Brailer, chairman of investment firm Health Evolution Partners, is joining the board of directors at Walgreen Co.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has issued comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in the wake of the agency's issuance of a proposed rule on Sept. 3.
Allison Janda has been promoted to vice president of retail store operations at Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy Inc.
As it braces for the impact of drug pricing reform, Jean Coutu Group recorded sales and earnings gains for its fiscal 2011 second quarter.
Facing tough comparisons with strong flu-related business a year ago, Walgreen Co. saw same-store sales growth in September tail off from the previous month as results were virtually flat.
Tim Lowe has been named president of Shoppers Food & Pharmacy, a Supervalu Inc. supermarket chain, and is slated to take over the post next week.
Sam's Club has launched Making Sense of Your Medications, an awareness campaign to spur patient consultations with a pharmacist to review their medications.
Kmart is giving consumers added incentive to consolidate their prescriptions at its pharmacy through its "Transfer for a Cause" program.
The National Community Pharmacists Association is forming a new division aimed at advancing the interests of independent long-term care pharmacy providers.
New data show that care by Take Care Health Systems retail health clinics for such common childhood conditions as a sore throat and an upper respiratory infection meet or exceed the quality of care in other settings, based on national benchmarks.