Medicaid patients’ pharmacy access defended by NACDS

Medicaid patients’ pharmacy access defended by NACDS

ARLINGTON, Va.— Rolling back assurances that Medicaid patients have appropriate health care access in each state would jeopardize health and increase costs, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) told the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in official comments. NACDS’ comments take

Pharmacists for healthier lives launches immunization campaign

Pharmacists for healthier lives launches immunization campaign

ARLINGTON, Va. – Pharmacists for Healthier Lives — a coalition of pharmacy and healthcare organizations aiming to raise the profile of pharmacy as an essential health care profession – announced Tuesday  the launch of a campaign aimed at educating the public on the importance of

A.T. Kearney’s new report looks at Gen Z

A.T. Kearney’s new report looks at Gen Z

CHICAGO — Gen Z is more concerned with its mental and physical health than Millennials or Gen X, self-reporting higher stress responses to both the news and social media. And, this heightened anxiety is influencing how they shop, benefiting traditional brick & mortar retailers. Those

L’Oréal USA names Ali Goldstein president of L’Oréal Paris USA

L’Oréal USA names Ali Goldstein president of L’Oréal Paris USA

NEW YORK– L’Oréal USA announced the appointment of Ali Goldstein as president, L’Oréal Paris USA, effective October 1, 2019. Goldstein brings 18 years of L’Oréal business strategy and marketing experience to the role. Goldstein began her career with L’Oréal Paris haircolor, and has held several

PCMA issues statement on HHS report on Rx drug rebates

PCMA issues statement on HHS report on Rx drug rebates

WASHINGTON — Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) president and chief executive officer JC Scott issued the following statement on the Health and Human Services Officer of Inspector General report (OIG) on prescription drug rebates in Medicare Part D. “Today’s OIG report further dispels the false narrative about



Stop & Shop unveils 21 remodeled stores on Long Island

QUINCY, Mass. —  Stop & Shop  has introduced a fresh new look at 21 Suffolk County stores on Long Island, N.Y. The new look comes with a $133 million capital investment to improve the in-store experience for local customers, with a focus on delivering more

Walmart debuts first health and wellness center

DALLAS, Ga. — When Sam Walton opened the first Walmart store in Rogers, Ark., in 1962, he set in motion an enterprise that fundamentally transformed the way Americans shop, giving them convenient access to high-quality consumer products at the lowest possible price. Now, 57 years

Google Photos, CVS Pharmacy team up to offer same-day printing

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy announced Thursday a collaboration with Google Photos on their new same-day, print-to-store experience. Consumers can now order high-quality 4×6 prints directly from Google Photos for same-day pick up at more than 7,400 CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide. The printing service for

Walmart to roll out Delivery Unlimited

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart announced plans to expand the reach of Delivery Unlimited – a Grocery Delivery membership option for customers – to 1,400 stores later this fall. The program gives customers the option to pay a yearly $98 fee or a monthly $12.95 fee

Walgreens offers rewards for Apple Pay purchases

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Beginning on Friday, September 13, Walgreens customers will receive 3% Daily Cash when they use Apple Card with Apple Pay on eligible purchases, including prescriptions, made in Walgreens and Duane Reade stores, and for purchases made on the Walgreens app and on


Parata to begin facility expansions in Wisconsin and North Carolina

DURHAM, N.C. — With a goal of supporting its rapid growth, Parata Systems will consolidate its current two Wisconsin facilities into one centrally-located space in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin and expand its headquarters building in Durham, N.C. by an additional 30,000 square feet. The newly-renovated Wisconsin facility

JD Brush, Goody products announce new company and leadership

NEW YORK  – J&D Brush Co. whose brands include Wetbrush, Bio Ionic and Ouidad and Goody Products, announced Tuesday that, following the successful carve-out of Goody from Newell and the merger and integration of Goody and JD Beauty, the companies will launch Beauty By Imagination

Dr. Reddy’s launches O-T-C, store-brand equivalent of Prevacid 24HR capsules

PRINCETON, N.J. — Dr. Reddy’s announced Monday the launch of lansoprazole delayed-release capsules USP, 15 mg, an over-the-counter (O-T-C) store-brand equivalent of Prevacid 24HR capsules, in the United States market, as approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Reddy’s O-T-C lansoprazole delayed-release capsules