Retail News Breaks Archives
A Walgreens drug store in Dallas helped the nation's first privately funded and comprehensive electric vehicle charging network get under way.
MinuteClinic, CVS Caremark Corp.'s retail health clinic subsidiary, has entered a a clinical affiliation with Advocate Health Care and Advocate Physician Partners to enhance health care services to patients throughout the Chicago area and central Illinois.
Kroger Co. has teamed up with Sharps Compliance Corp. to offer safe disposal of expired, unused or unwanted medications via its pharmacies.
Rite Aid Corp. turned in virtually flat revenue for its fiscal 2011 fourth quarter and reduced its net loss compared with a year earlier.
Walgreen Co. has launched Walk with Walgreens, a program that the drug chain said urges Americans to walk more and rewards participants "for every step they take on the road to better health."
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association hailed the Senate's passage of a bill to repeal the "onerous" 1099 reporting requirement of the health care reform law.
BioScrip Inc. has been awarded specialty pharmacy and mail-service pharmacy accreditation from URAC.
Surging front-end sales again helped lift monthly same-store sales at Walgreen Co., which in March continued a rising trend that began in the fall.
AmerisourceBergen Corp. has promoted David Neu to president of AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp. (ABDC), the company's biggest operating unit.
As pharmacy services become more widely available at the workplace, Walgreen Co. is bringing together representatives from leading employers and payers to examine the evolving role of employers in health care at the first Walgreens Employer Health and Wellness Executive Client Forum.
A large percentage of heart failure patients skip taking their medications because of cost, putting themselves at greater risk of hospitalization and death, according to researchers from the Mayo Clinic.
Over the weekend, Walgreen Co. announced that a third-party vendor it uses for e-mail promotional messages reported an unauthorized access to its computer systems.