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Discount Drug Mart offering Photo Finale’s imaging services

Discount Drug Mart offering Photo Finale’s imaging services

McLEAN, Va. — Photo Finale, the leader in white-label photo ecommerce services, announced that Discount Drug Mart, the Medina, Ohio-based chain of 73 drug stores, has moved its online photo service to the Photo Finale platform. Customers can now order prints, canvas, photo books, gifts

Camber Pharmaceuticals recognized by McKesson

Camber Pharmaceuticals recognized by McKesson

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Camber Pharmaceuticals was awarded the ClarusONE Services Collaborative Supplier of the Year Award by McKesson in honor of its leadership in the generics pharmaceutical industry at the McKesson Pharmaceutical National Sales Conference. Camber Pharmaceuticals received this award due to its collaborative strengths

Albertsons elevates store checkout experience with Toshiba

Albertsons elevates store checkout experience with Toshiba

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. is empowering consumers with fast and convenient in-store checkout experiences by implementing Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions’ self-checkout systems. By leveraging Toshiba’s focus on front-end store optimization, Albertsons Cos. expects checkout times to speed up – from wait time in line

Study finds more consumers having trouble paying for medications

Study finds more consumers having trouble paying for medications

AUSTIN, Texas — According to a new survey conducted by RxSaver by RetailMeNot and Kelton Global, nearly half (47%) of Americans have chosen to avoid paying for prescription medication to be able to cover other expenses. Of those, nearly three in four Americans (74%) have

NACDS applauds new Texas law to help curb opioid abuse

NACDS applauds new Texas law to help curb opioid abuse

ARLINGTON, Va. — NACDS Tuesday praised Texas’ enactment of a bill (HB 2174) to address opioid abuse and addiction, while providing key safeguards to address the needs of those suffering from chronic pain. Specifically, the new law will require electronic prescribing for controlled substances, to

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RETAIL NEWS

ShopRite of New Milford celebrates grand opening

KEASBEY, N.J. – ShopRite has announced the opening of its newest store, a state-of-the-art, full- service supermarket in New Milford, New Jersey. Located at 250 River Road in New Milford, the new store is owned and operated by the Inserra family and their Inserra Supermarkets.

McKesson names a new independent director

IRVING, Texas — McKesson Corp. announced Tuesday that its board of directors elected Dr. Ken Washington as a new independent director, effective July 1, 2019. With the election of Dr. Washington, McKesson’s board of directors increases from nine to ten members, nine of whom are

Ahold Delhaize USA announces leadership changes

QUINCY, Mass. — Ahold Delhaize USA announced that Stop & Shop president Mark McGowan is leaving the company later this year and will be succeeded by Gordon Reid, president of the Giant Food banner. Reid will take the reins at Stop & Shop in late

Kroger Technology named to Computerworld’s Top 100 list

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. announced that  Kroger Technology has been named to Computerworld magazine’s Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT for 2019. For the third consecutive year, Kroger’s technology team has been recognized by the annual list for having an innovative, industry-leading workplace culture.

CVS Health announces new plans to combat e-cigarette use

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Given the significant increase in the number of teens using e-cigarettes, CVS Health Monday announced that it and its charitable foundations will award a total of more than $10 million in 2019 to support youth smoking and e-cigarette prevention strategies and education delivered

SUPPLIER NEWS

Gymnast Laurie Hernandez and Alcon team on new campaign

FORT WORTH — Alcon is teaming up with gold- and silver-medal winning gymnast Laurie Hernandez on a new campaign that encourages people to find inspiration to visualize and achieve their goals. The “Eye Can, Eye Will” campaign is based on Laurie’s belief that personal mantras

VTech and LeapFrog earn more than 25 awards for new spring toys

CHICAGO —  VTech and LeapFrog announced new toys from their baby, infant, toddler and preschool product lines have received more than 25 awards from respected toy and parenting industry experts and long-standing toy advisory boards. VTech’s Lights & Stripes Zebra and PAW Patrol Learning Watches

Bausch + Lomb unveils advanced soft contact lenses

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. – Bausch + Lomb announced the U.S. launch of Bausch + Lomb ULTRA Multifocal for Astigmatism contact lenses, the first and only multifocal toric lens available as a standard offering in the eye care professional’s fit set. The new monthly silicone hydrogel lens,

CURE Pharmaceutical and Canopy Growth to produce CBD oral thin films

OXNARD, Calif. – CURE Pharmaceutical announced it is collaborating with Canopy Growth Corp. to develop a new low-dose cannabidiol (CBD) oral thin film (OTF) using CURE’s patented CUREfilm technology for global distribution. This CUREfilm license gives Canopy a dosage form that is ideal for administering