The pandemic and resultant staff shortages continue to heighten challenges for pharmacists, making them ever more dependent on technological advances. In this virtual roundtable, retailers and suppliers probe the implications of COVID-19 for pharmacy technology at this juncture. They also ponder what the future may hold, whether there is a return to normal or not.
Two recent developments in the nation’s capitol — one at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the other at the Supreme Court — merit close scrutiny from pharmacy operators and other large retailers. Impacting different aspects of the business, each of the moves by the federal government has the potential to produce significant consequences
As we relive American retailing history, which we occasionally do, we’re reminded that Kmart, once the largest general merchandise retailer in the United States, has dwindled a bit in size. The current store count for the former Troy, Mich., dynamo is … five. Five? That’s correct. In mid-January, Kmart’s holding company announced that it plans