Retail News Breaks Archives
CVS/pharmacy and Direct Relief USA partnered to provide free flu vaccinations at a flu shot clinic in Dallas.
Walgreens pharmacists and DeKalb Medical have teamed up to help patients understand and comply with medication therapies after treatment at the hospital.
Meijer has kicked off a chainwide effort to boost its pharmacy expertise in diabetes by training more than 200 pharmacists as diabetes specialists.
This month, CVS Caremark Corp. plans to host live Facebook chats to answer patients' questions about diabetes and chronic condition management.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has endorsed legislation that would give states incentive to use generic drugs through their Medicaid programs.
Community pharmacists joined with consumers and small-business owners and lawmakers in a press conference organized by the Preserve Community Pharmacy Access NOW! (PCPAN) coalition to urge Congress and the Federal Trade Commission to oppose the proposed merger of Express Scripts Inc. and Medco Health Solutions Inc.
Slower business in the front end reined in same-store sales growth at Walgreen Co. for October. The company also gave estimates of the business impact of its dispute with pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Inc.
CVS Caremark Corp. cited gains in its pharmacy benefit management business and continued growth in its retail pharmacy segment as driving revenue and profit increases for its third quarter.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and other retail industry groups have urged the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, known as the "Super Committee," to give states more leverage to collect sales taxes from Internet retailers and catalog merchants.
U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin urged patients with chronic conditions to speak with pharmacists and other health care professionals about the importance of taking their medications as prescribed as part of the National Consumers League's (NCL) Script Your Future campaign.
Walgreen Co. said it will be a presenting sponsor of the fifth annual Latino Fashion Week in Chicago.
Pharmacy care shouldn't get lost in the mix as federal guidelines take shape for state-based health insurance exchanges mandated under health care reform, according to the National Community Pharmacists Association.
Health Mart is launching a line of private-label, over-the-counter health care products and will be expanding the brand in the coming months.
Sam's Club is offering free digestive health screenings this month at its pharmacy locations.
AmerisourceBergen Corp. has closed its $250 million deal to acquire CVS Caremark Corp. subsidiary TheraCom.
Walgreen Co. has begun offering free blood glucose testing at some of its drug stores across the country.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Health Commissioner Thomas Farley received flu shots this weekend at a Duane Reade pharmacy.
Sandra Aylward, vice president of professional and regulatory affairs for Lawtons Drugs and Sobeys Pharmacy Group, has been appointed as the new chairman of the board of the Canadian Association of Chain Drug Stores (CACDS).