Retail News Breaks Archives
Responding to reports that the shingles vaccine is in short supply and on back-order for health care providers nationwide, Rite Aid Corp. announced that nearly 1,900 of its pharmacies have the vaccine in stock.
Navarro Discount Pharmacy is helping customers prepare for the advent of all-electronic tolling in Miami-Dade County, Florida.
Walgreen Co. reportedly plans to kick off a a national advertising campaign for store-brand health and wellness products this weekend.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is applauding new House and Senate bills that would let consumers use flexible spending accounts (FSAs) and health savings accounts (HSAs) to buy over-the-counter drugs without a prescription.
Citing robust front-end business, Shoppers Drug Mart saw sales gain slightly in its fiscal 2010 fourth quarter, but earnings for the period came in flat.
Playing its part to advance drug safety, Kinney Drugs plans to hold medication disposal days later this month and in March.
In the wake of reports about a zoster vaccine shortage, Supervalu Inc. has assured customers that shingles vaccinations remain available at its pharmacies.
Drugstore.com more than halved its net loss from a year ago in its fiscal 2010 fourth quarter as sales jumped 23% on an adjusted basis.
Consumers are too often opting for brand-name prescription drugs when an effective, cheaper generic alternative is available, and many are overlooking retailers' discount generic drug programs, according to Consumer Reports.
Canada could face higher prescription drug costs depending on the outcome of trade talks with the European Union, which may bring changes to the nation's drug patent system.
Hailing a string of public policy victories, National Association of Chain Drug Stores chairman Larry Merlo said NACDS has evolved from a group that "knows how to win" into one that "is winning consistently."
Magellan Distribution Solutions LLC, a wholesale and export subsidiary of Navarro Discount Pharmacy, has acquired the assets of Buxco Inc. of Miami.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation said its patient care database has more than doubled in size since going live about a year ago.
Tennessee lawmakers have introduced legislation calling for the state to adopt an electronic tracking system to monitor purchases of over-the-counter medicines containing pseudoephedrine.