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Issue 07-08-2019

Banana Boat adds to sun care line up

Banana Boat adds to sun care line up

SHELTON, Conn. — One of the key factors powering the sun care products market is the growing multifunctionality of almost such products as well as the number of formats they are available in. Christina Saikus, senior brand manager for Banana Boat at Edgewell Personal Care says sunscreens are being offered in a variety of formats,

How to shield Rx from the opioid crisis fallout

How to shield Rx from the opioid crisis fallout

Chain drug retailing has thus far largely escaped the repercussions of the opioid epidemic, an ongoing tragedy which has seen so many people become addicted to pharmaceutical products that, when taken as prescribed and properly managed, can bring needed relief to patients with serious illnesses or injuries. Several of America’s most prominent pharmaceutical houses have

SDM pairs up with Instacart

SDM pairs up  with Instacart

TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart (SDM) is making shopping more convenient with the launch of home delivery services in partnership with Instacart. Customers across Ontario now have access to same-day delivery of groceries, everyday essentials and over-the-counter medications from approximately 60 SDM stores in the ­province. “For decades, Shoppers Drug Mart has been a destination

CVS plans 1,500 HealthHUBs

CVS plans 1,500 HealthHUBs

  WOONSOCKET, R.I. — The executive team of CVS Health outlined a series of transformation initiatives at its 2019 Investor Day event last month, showing how the company plans to accelerate enterprise growth, simplify a consumer health system that is confusing and inconvenient, and position the company for long-term growth and increased shareholder value. The

Groups unite in call for DIR fee reform

Groups unite in call for DIR fee reform

WASHINGTON — Advocates of direct and indirect remuneration (DIR) fee reform are intensifying pressure on the White House to reverse the May rule that left the existing drug pricing system intact. In a letter sent early last month to President Trump, organizations representing a broad range of pharmacies and pharmacists said action by the administration,