ECRM_1170x120_8-1-17

TRP_728x90_3-8-19

LEADING HEADLINES

The Nature’s Bounty Co. names Tahiri as president, International

The Nature’s Bounty Co. names Tahiri as president, International

RONKONKOMA, N.Y. —  The Nature’s Bounty Co. announced Monday that Faissal Tahiri has joined the company as president, International, reporting to president and chief executive officer Paul Sturman. In this role, Tahiri will be responsible for leading and implementing transformational growth across the company’s extensive

Walgreens honored on Fortune Magazine’s 2019 Change the World list

Walgreens honored on Fortune Magazine’s 2019 Change the World list

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has made Fortune magazine’s 2019 Change the World list, taking the #13 spot on this annual list, which highlights companies that leverage their businesses to drive profit and to create societal good. The company is honored for its Balance Rewards for healthy

Target launching Good & Gather grocery brand

Target launching Good & Gather grocery brand

MINNEAPOLIS — After years of offering private-label brands in apparel and home goods, Target is announcing a new grocery brand called Good & Gather. Products from the new line Good & Gather will hit Target shelves beginning Sept. 15. The retailer said that by the

CVS, Rite Aid, Walmart severed from main opioid trial

CVS, Rite Aid, Walmart severed from main opioid trial

CLEVELAND — The federal  judge overseeing the landmark opioid suit Thursday severed CVS Health entities, Rite Aid and Walmart from the main bellwether trial scheduled for October. Judge Dan Aaron Polster of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio granted the

Walmart reports strong Q2 results

Walmart reports strong Q2 results

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart reported on Thursday a second-quarter net income of $3.6 billion compared with a net loss of $861 million a year earlier. Revenue rose 1.8% to nearly $130.4 billion. Operating income, on a constant currency basis, declined 2.4% to $5.6 billion.“Customers are

EMC_728x90

RETAIL NEWS

Retail sales up in July

WASHINGTON — Retail sales were up 0.9% in July seasonally adjusted from June and up 5.6% unadjusted year-over-year, the National Retail Federation said this week. The numbers exclude sales by automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. “July’s strong results are consistent with a confident consumer,”

Innomar adds chronic care app

OAKVILLE, Ontario – Innomar Strategies, a Canadian specialty pharmaceuticals service provider and a part of AmerisourceBergen Corp., Wednesday announced the launch of Chronically Simple, a secure web-based service and mobile application designed to meet the complex needs of patients with chronic illnesses and ongoing health

Rite Aid offers flu shots chainwide

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Thursday announced the availability of seasonal flu shots chainwide. Patients can get ahead of the lengthy flu season by visiting any Rite Aid to receive a flu shot from one of the company’s more than 6,300 certified immunizing pharmacists,

GIANT plans flagship supermarket in Philadelphia

CARLISLE, Pa. — GIANT Food Stores announced plans for a flagship supermarket in a mixed-use urban development under construction on the banks of the Schuylkill River in downtown Philadelphia. The 65,000-square-foot GIANT store is expected to open by fall of 2020, the company said. “Like

Giant Food launches 15th annual pediatric cancer fundraising program

LANDOVER, Md. — Giant Food announced Tuesday the launch of the 15th annual fundraising program for pediatric cancer designed to support cancer research initiatives. Giant aims to raise at least $2 million throughout the eight-week program, running from Aug. 16 to Oct. 10, from the

SUPPLIER NEWS

STRATACACHE showcasing specialized health care solutions at the NACDS TSE 2019

DAYTON, Ohio — Focusing on audience engagement at retail pharmacies, STRATACACHE will exhibit three innovative digital in-store solutions at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo 2019 (NACDS TSE). These in-store digital experiences — created by STRATACACHE’s healthcare and pharmacy focused division,

Finishing Touch Flawless makes skincare a priority with Flawless Contour

WAYNE, N.J. — Finishing Touch Flawless recently announced newly expanded offerings in skin care with Flawless Contour. Finishing Touch Flawless Contour is the first vibrating facial massager offering two distinct beauty treatment heads – a rolling facial massager and an under eye press. The tool,

Pharmacy Quality Solutions and COREreadiness team up

DURHAM, N.C. — Pharmacy Quality Solutions (PQS), the leading technology provider of performance management services, announced Monday it has teamed up with COREreadiness, a leader in educational training for students and professionals entering the health care market, to provide new courses on the EQuIPP information

Holistik Wellness announces exciting new CBD offering

NEW YORK — Holistik Wellness, a start-up health and wellness company born from the inspiration to utilize the entire hemp plant to help consumers live more holistically, announced Monday the release of an innovative new CBD product – the Holistik Stir Stik. Holistik Wellness introduces

PCMA expands staff

WASHINGTON — The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) Thursday announced staff additions to…