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Week of Mon, Aug 4th, 2014

Latest Shoppers Drug Mart beautyBOUTIQUE opens doors

Shoppers Drug Mart has opened its third enhanced beautyBOUTIQUE, this time in Vancouver, British Columbia.

CVS unveils exclusive, premium beauty collection

CVS/pharmacy is launching a premium beauty care line developed by makeup professionals and beauty experts.

NCPA to Congress: Take action on 'any willing pharmacy' bill

The National Community Pharmacists Association has called on congressional committee leaders to hold hearings on legislation supporting an "any willing pharmacy" policy for participation in preferred pharmacy networks in Medicare Part D prescription drug plans.

MinuteClinic makes debut in Nebraska

MinuteClinic has opened its first walk-in medical clinics in Nebraska.

Study: Community pharmacist intervention raises adherence

Community pharmacists can make a big difference in helping patients adhere to their prescription drug regimens, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy.

Walgreens, Boots to form new U.S.-based company

Proceeding with the next step in their strategic partnership, Walgreen Co. and Alliance Boots GmbH are forming a new holding company — based in the United States — in line with their vision to create the first global pharmacy-led, health and well-being enterprise.

Rx lifts same-store sales at Walgreens in July

Strong pharmacy results fueled a solid same-store sales gain in July at Walgreen Co.

CVS Caremark tops expectations in 2Q

Both net revenue and profit grew by double digits at CVS Caremark Corp. during the second quarter, beating analysts' projections and leading the company to raise its earnings forecast for the full year.

Barbara Walters to keynote NACDS Foundation Dinner

Television news journalist and host Barbara Walers is slated to serve as the keynote speaker at the 16th National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation Dinner.

Walgreens names new chief financial officer

Timothy McLevish has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer at Walgreen Co., taking over from Wade Miquelon, who left to pursue other opportunities.