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The Retail Litigation Center (RLC) has joined the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, the National Community Pharmacists Association and other pharmacy and retail organizations in an amicus brief filed with the Minnesota Supreme Court regarding a case involving generic drug substitution.
CVS/pharmacy is bringing back a popular loyalty card promotion as it marks a company milestone.
Kmart pharmacies are adopting messaging solutions from LDM Group's pharmacy network to bolster patient-pharmacist communication.
In a letter to congressional leaders, the National Community Pharmacists Association gave its take on how pharmacy compounding safety and oversight could be improved without impacting patient access to compounded medications.
Drug chains CVS/pharmacy and Walgreens were among a group of retailers recognized for public safety and security efforts in a partnership with the Houston Police Department.
Christopher Smith has joined the National Association of Chain Drug Stores as director of federal public policy.
CVS/pharmacy is midway through its annual Project Health campaign and plans to hold hundreds more free wellness events in major cities over the next few months, with changes brought by health care reform being a key focus.
Rite Aid Corp. maintained an improving comparable-store sales trend in August, posting its third consecutive month of gains.
Stop & Shop is now providing flu shots without an appointment at all of its in-store pharmacies.
Walgreen Co. continued to build same-store sales momentum in August, turning in gains in both the pharmacy and front end.
Twenty H-E-B stores in south and central Texas have been tabbed as pilot sites for the PreVu Non-Invasive Skin Cholesterol Point of Care Test from Miraculins Inc.
Expanding pharmacists' role could help Canadians with chronic diseases better manage their conditions and save Canada's health care system as much as $1.9 billion over three years, according to a report by Shoppers Drug Mart and two health care groups.
In tandem with the United Nations Foundation, Walgreen Co. is helping to provide up to 3 million vaccines to children in developing nations via a donation to the organization's Shot@Life campaign.
A delivery truck driver from Rite Aid Corp.'s Lancaster, Calif., distribution center came out on top in the drug chain's 10th Annual National Driver Skills Challenge in Perryman, Md.
An audit found that the Department of Defense's Tricare mail-order pharmacy program cost the government and beneficiaries less money than retail pharmacies, according to Express Scripts Inc., which administers the program.
Bi-Lo Holdings' Winn-Dixie Stores and Bi-Lo chains are urging customers to be prepared early for the flu season through their "Shield Yourself" vaccination campaign.
Walgreen Co. is launching a program that will contribute to providing vitamin A to more than 10 million children worldwide who face a deficiency of vital nutrients.
The Specialty Pharmacy Certification Board (SPCB) plans to launch a feasibility study for a Certified Specialty Pharmacy Technician (CSPT) designation.
Cardinal Health Inc. has released a customizable Medicare Enrollment Toolkit to help its retail pharmacy clients educate seniors about their prescription drug coverage options.
Tammy Royer has been promoted to group vice president of managed care at Rite Aid Corp.
It's a new era for AmerisourceBergen Corp., which today officially became the primary supplier of branded drugs to Walgreen Co. and its more than 8,100 drug stores nationwide.