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Issue 04-15-2019

CVS extends rapid delivery

CVS extends rapid delivery

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy is now offering prescription delivery within hours at the majority of its stores in addition to one- to two-day delivery. The new service, from Shipt, is available at 6,000 CVS locations across the country, giving patients a faster and even more convenient way to get their medications. “Today we’ve taken

CBD’s place in the chain drug merchandise mix

CBD’s place in the chain drug merchandise mix

Two thousand eighteen may be remembered in retail marketing history as the year discussing CBD moved from Bon-naroo to the board room.  Extensive media coverage; legalization of all forms of cannabis in Canada and parts of the U.S.; a tsunami of benefit claims; a flood of new CBD products across a broad spectrum of categories;

A retailer at heart should lead Rite Aid

A retailer at heart should lead Rite Aid

A new phase in Rite Aid’s two-decade-long quest to fully recover from the criminal financial irregularities that pushed it to the brink of bankruptcy in the late 1990s began last month with top-level management changes and an organizational realignment designed to, in the words of Bruce Bodaken, chairman of the drug chain’s board of directors,