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CVS Health expands rapid COVID-19 testing in Phoenix area

CVS Health expands rapid COVID-19 testing in Phoenix area

GLENDALE, Ariz. —  CVS Health announced Friday it has launched free rapid COVID-19 testing at 6030 North 43rd. Ave. in Glendale as part of the company’s focus on increasing community access to testing. CVS Pharmacists and pharmacy employees will staff the testing operation. “I am proud

Genoa Healthcare marks 20 years of providing behavioral health Rx services

Genoa Healthcare marks 20 years of providing behavioral health Rx services

RENTON, Wash. – Genoa Healthcare, a leading provider of behavioral health pharmacy services, in August marks its 20th year of serving individuals with mental health issues, substance use disorders and other complex, chronic health conditions. To celebrate the milestone, Genoa employees across the U.S. are

NCPA issues statement on ‘Buy American’ executive order

NCPA issues statement on ‘Buy American’ executive order

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — National Community Pharmacists Association CEO B. Douglas Hoey issued the following statement on President Trump’s new executive order calling for the federal government to buy “essential” drugs and supplies made in the U.S. rather than those from overseas companies: “We wouldn’t buy

CHPA makes statement on ‘Buy American’ executive order

CHPA makes statement on ‘Buy American’ executive order

WASHINGTON — The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) released the following statement Thursday in response to the Trump Administration’s “Buy American” Executive Order (EO) for essential pharmaceuticals: “Over-the-counter (O-T-C) drug manufacturers have been working tirelessly to ensure American consumers have a continued supply of O-T-C

Jensen named new CEO at ProCare Rx

Jensen named new CEO at ProCare Rx

GAINESVILLE, Ga.— ProCare Rx announced this week that veteran industry leader Doyle Jensen has been named  the company’s new CEO. “We have worked with Doyle over the last ten years and are excited to have someone of his caliber join our talented team. He complements

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RETAIL NEWS

Coronavirus leading to more contactless credit card and mobile payments

WASHINGTON – With consumers worried about touching surfaces during the coronavirus pandemic, the use of mobile payments and contactless credit or debit cards has significantly increased in the past few months, according to research released Thursday by the National Retail Federation and Forrester. “Health experts

Tech-driven consumer appetite for digital is reshaping retail’s next normal

NEW YORK—A new report commissioned by Periscope by McKinsey reveals how tech-driven consumers are reshaping retail’s next normal, with coronavirus concerns helping to accelerate consumers’ demand for digital. Periscope by McKinsey is a suite of marketing and sales analytics solutions that help companies achieve sustainable

Walmart to host drive-in movies

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart will turn the parking lots of about 160 of its stores into temporary drive-in movie theaters beginning this month, the company said on Wednesday. Created in partnership with the Tribeca Film Festival, the Walmart Drive-in experience will take place from August

Rite Aid names Paul Gilbert general counsel

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid has named Paul Gilbert as its general counsel and corporate secretary. Since joining Rite Aid on an interim basis earlier this year, Gilbert has played a key role in the company’s efforts to evolve into a destination for whole

SUPPLIER NEWS

Revlon announces Megan Thee Stallion as newest Global Brand Ambassador

NEW YORK — Critically-acclaimed music superstar Megan Thee Stallion has been named the newest Revlon Global Brand Ambassador. Megan joins the pantheon of famous Revlon faces and takes her place among a diverse and accomplished group of women past and present, including current Brand Ambassadors Gal Gadot, Ashley

Camber Pharma launches generic Canasa suppositories

PISCATAWAY, N.J.— Camber Pharmaceuticals has introduced  Mesalamine suppositories,  the generic version of Canasa suppositories from Allergan. Mesalamine suppositories are used to treat mild to moderate ulcerative colitis. Mesalamine Suppositories are available from Camber in 1000mg- 30ct blister pack.