Retail News Breaks Archives
Continuing to drive its small-format strategy, Walmart is piloting a convenience store concept, called Walmart to Go, in its hometown.
Loblaw Cos. has agreed to sell some stores and pharmacies in gaining approval from Canada's Competition Bureau to complete its acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart Corp.
Rx Response, the biopharmaceutical supply chain initiative to ensure patient access to medications during natural disasters and other emergencies, has established a new membership structure to allow individual companies to become direct members.
The latest digital initiative from Duane Reade aims to give New Yorkers a heads-up on the weather.
One edge department stores traditionally have had in the beauty category is in-store cosmeticians who are authorities on makeup and fragrances, as well as skin care, hair care and nail care products. With the arrival of beauty advisers at chain drug and other mass retailers, that's no longer the case.
CVS/pharmacy has begun providing ScripTalk talking prescription labels for prescriptions ordered for home delivery through its CVS.com online pharmacy.
The Chamberlain College of Nursing and Walgreen Co. have teamed up to provide training opportunities for nursing students in a retail health clinic setting as well as advanced education programs for nurses.
ApolloMed ACO has partnered with Rite Aid Corp. to provide disease management services to Los Angeles-area patients under the drug chain's Rite Aid Health Alliance program.
Cardinal Health Inc.'s digital advertising network for retail pharmacies is proving to be an effective way to market products to consumers at the point of purchase, according to a recent audience research study by Nielsen.
The attorneys general of 28 states and territories have asked the chief executive officers of Walgreens, Rite Aid, Walmart, Kroger and Safeway to remove tobacco products from their stores.
In-store health clinics are becoming increasingly popular with retailers and their customers, who see them as more convenient and less expensive than doctors’ offices. But not everyone is welcoming retail clinics' rising popularity.
Pharmacies throughout California are sharing the pain of receiving fewer dollars for filling certain prescriptions in the aftermath of last month’s implementation of 10% reimbursement reductions by Medi-Cal, the state’s health coverage program for low-income residents.
Rexall has expanded its reach with a pair of new drug stores in Alberta.