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Warner to succeed Hart as CEO of Kinney parent

Warner to succeed Hart as CEO of Kinney parent

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. — Bridget-ann Hart will retire as president and chief executive officer of Kinney Drugs operator KPH Healthcare Services Inc. at the end of the year. She will continue to serve on the board of KPH, a national provider of health care services with more than 4,000 employees across four divisions. In addition to

Retailers take action following gun violence

Retailers take action following gun violence

NEW YORK — With mass shootings becoming an all too frequent occurrence in American life, the debate over gun control continues to be a hot-button topic for the nation. As many politicians, including presidential candidates, as well as a growing number of citizens, call for tighter gun control measures, many retailers are adhering to the

United call at TSE for DIR fee relief

United call at TSE for DIR fee relief

BOSTON — Leaders of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores thanked attendees at the organization’s Total Store Expo for their dedication around such issues as direct and indirect remuneration (DIR) fee reform and opiate misuse. “We have big issues. We have big ideas. So thank you for your role in addressing and advancing them

Walmart pilot seeks to shift the health care paradigm

Walmart pilot seeks to shift the health care paradigm

When Sam Walton opened the first Walmart store in Rogers, Ark., in 1962, he set in motion an enterprise that fundamentally transformed the way Americans shop, giving them convenient access to high-quality consumer products at the lowest possible price. Now, 57 years later, the company has embarked on a pilot test to apply the principles

Boiron celebrates grand opening of new headquarters

Boiron celebrates grand opening of new headquarters

NEWTON SQUARE, Pa. — Homeopathic medicine manufacturer Boiron Inc. celebrated the grand opening of its new headquarters here at 4 Campus Boulevard Tuesday, September 17. The new building is adjacent to the company’s old headquarters, but at some 32,000 square feet, is double the size. Boiron, which has 3,700 employees and distribution in 59 countries,

Changing retail landscape focus of Emerson Industry Day

Changing retail landscape focus of Emerson Industry Day

PHILADELPHIA — With digital marketing and e-commerce creating a tsunami of change across the retail industry, accentuated by Amazon’s seemingly unstoppable growth and the emergence of Alibaba, China’s giant e-commerce company, it was fitting that “Adaptability” was the theme of Emerson Group’s annual Industry Day event, held here Wednesday at the Ritz-Carlton. Or, as Ed

Doug McMillon to chair Business Roundtable

Doug McMillon to chair Business Roundtable

WASHINGTON – The Business Roundtable on Thursday tapped Walmart president and chief executive Doug McMillon to serve as its next chairman. He will serve a two-year term starting January 1. McMillon will succeed Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, as chairman of the association of corporate chief executive officers, which aims to promote

AllianceRx Walgreens Prime adds LDDs

AllianceRx Walgreens Prime adds LDDs

ORLANDO, Fla. — AllianceRx Walgreens Prime has announced additional medicines available to patients with certain rare, chronic and complex conditions. Known as limited distribution drugs (LDDs), these specialty medicines treat certain types of multiple sclerosis (MS), Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) and a form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), among other complex conditions. Since last spring, the

CVS CarePass rolls out across the U.S.

CVS CarePass rolls out across the U.S.

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy announced earlier this month that customers will be able to enroll in CarePass at participating CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide, or online at CVS.com/carepass. The first loyalty and membership program that offers free national pharmacy delivery on eligible prescriptions, CarePass gives its members a multitude of benefits when they join for

Growth drivers in consumer health sector eyed

Growth drivers in consumer health sector eyed

MORRISTOWN, N.J. — The Nicholas Hall Group of Companies, in association with Everything Health, held its North American Consumer Healthcare Conference here in June. With attendees from key consumer health care players and stakeholders, and speakers from companies including Bayer Corp., the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), Google Inc., GlaxoSmithKline PLC, Perrigo Co. and Johnson

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