Retail News Breaks Archives
A federal report on the rise of counterfeit drugs drew comment this week from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, which welcomes the government's efforts to tackle the issue but opposes the mandate for a national track-and-trace system.
Walgreen Co. this weekend plans to sponsor American Red Cross life-saving training events at over 100 drug stores nationwide.
For its efforts in diabetes prevention and care, Giant Eagle has received the American Diabetes Association's (ADA) Chairman's Citation Award.
Bartell Drugs next week plans to hold its Health & Beauty Event, which will feature health screenings, cosmetics demonstrations, hair care tips and product samples.
Walgreen Co., CVS Caremark Corp. and Rite Aid Corp. are donating funds to disaster relief efforts in Japan, which is scrambling to recover from the devastation brought by the earthquake and tsunami that struck last week as well as damage to nuclear power plants that threaten a catastrophic radiation leak.
Drugstore.com has partnered with Parents Deals, a new web site from Parents.com, to offer discounts on baby, children's and family personal care products.
Face-to-face interaction between patients and pharmacists can boost medication adherence and cut costs from the health care system, according Cheryl Pegus, chief medical officer at Walgreen Co.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) has announced its lineup of speakers for the 2011 NACDS Annual Meeting.
R. David Yost, chief executive officer of AmerisourceBergen Corp., is slated to retire from the company this summer and be succeeded by chief operating officer Steven Collis.
Quebec's pharmacy professional organization has called on provincial lawmakers to expand the range of health care services that pharmacists can perform.
Rite Aid Corp. has introduced specially designed envelopes to help customers safely dispose of unused, expired or unwanted medications.
Is social media the retailing wave of the future, or will it minimize store visits and decrease basket sizes?