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Bartell Drugs

Bartell Drugs opens 13th CareClinic location

Bartell Drugs opens 13th CareClinic location

SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs and health care and benefits provider Kaiser Permanente have opened their 13th in-store CareClinic in Gig Harbor, Wash. The Puget Sound-area drug chain said Thursday that the walk-in clinic, located in the Bartell Drugs store at 5500 Olympic Drive, is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and provides treatment for minor

Bartell Drugs marks 127th anniversary with sale

Bartell Drugs marks 127th anniversary with sale

SEATTLE— To celebrate its 127th year in business, Bartell Drugs will conduct a chainwide “Grand Event” sale with its biggest bargains of the year on thousands of products. The Seattle-area drug chain said Thursday that the “Grand Event” for Bartells’ 127th anniversary runs April 30 through May 13. In addition to the sale, 10 special in-store events are

Unmacht steps down as Bartell Drugs CEO

SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs is searching for a new chief executive officer following the resignation of Brian Unmacht. Unmacht, the first person outside the Bartell family to hold the president and CEO title, resigned to pursue other personal and professional opportunities, a company spokesman said. The senior executive team led by chief financial officer Rob

Bartell Drugs opens latest CareClinic

Bartell Drugs opens latest CareClinic

SEATTLE — Retail health clinic services are now available at another Bartell Drugs store. The Seattle-area drug chain said a CareClinic by Kaiser Permanente opened on Monday inside the Bartell Drugs store at 11020 19th Ave. SE in Silver Lake-Everett, Wash. Serving Everett and Snohomish County residents, the new CareClinic location will provide treatment for minor

Bartell Drugs rolls out specialty Rx services

SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs, America’s oldest family-owned pharmacy, has launched a new specialty pharmacy service that personalizes health care for those experiencing conditions requiring specialized ­medications. “Being diagnosed and entering treatment can be overwhelming,” states Bartells clinical programs manager Christina Ree. “Our specialty pharmacy program helps take the fear out of the process and replaces

Bartell Drugs pharmacists now offer medical services

Bartell Drugs pharmacists now offer medical services

SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs has begun providing treatment for a range of minor medical care needs via its certified pharmacists at select stores. The Seattle-area drug chain said Monday that it’s offering care for such ailments and conditions as insect stings, urinary tract infections, seasonal allergies, burns, human and animal bites, yeast infections and shingles,

Bartell Drugs launches specialty pharmacy service

Bartell Drugs launches specialty pharmacy service

SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs has begun offering specialty pharmacy services that provide personalized support for people with chronic conditions. The Puget Sound-area drug chain said Tuesday that the Bartell Specialty Pharmacy programs are available at all of its 65 locations in Washington’s King, Snohomish and Pierce counties. The service provides pharmacy care for such complex

More in-store clinics coming to Bartell Drugs

More in-store clinics coming to Bartell Drugs

SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs and health care and benefits provider Kaiser Permanente have opened the first of five CareClinic in-store clinics planned for this year. The Seattle-area drug chain said a CareClinic by Kaiser Permanente location opened Monday at 21615 Pacific Highway South in Des Moines, Wash. The new clinic will provide preventive health care

Bartell Drugs names human resources chief

Bartell Drugs names human resources chief

SEATTLE — Cindy Demeules has joined Bartell Drugs as senior vice president of human resources. The Seattle-area drug chain said Demeules brings a strong background in human resources planning, strategy and functions and will lead HR throughout the Bartell organization, representing the needs of more than 1,700 employees. Demeules previously held HR positions at coffee

Bartell, Amazon step up collaboration

SEATTLE — Amazon.com Inc. is expanding delivery of Bartell Drugs’ inventory to its Amazon Prime Now customers in the Greater Seattle area. The expansion was announced about 10 weeks after Amazon selected Bartells as the first drug store to sell merchandise through its Prime Now one- and two-hour delivery service. About 90% of Bartell’s inventory

Regional drug chains display prowess as innovators

Regional drug chains display prowess as innovators

Although sometimes overlooked amid the swirl of activity surrounding the largest players in retail pharmacy, regional drug chains remain an integral part of the industry. The assets and aspirations of those companies — defined as operating between four and 250 stores — along with the challenges they face, were on display at the National Association

Bartell Drugs to turn spotlight on local vendors

Bartell Drugs to turn spotlight on local vendors

SEATTLE — This weekend, Bartell Drugs will kick off a weeklong promotion highlighting locally and regionally based companies and their products. The Puget Sound-area drug chain said late Wednesday that it will showcase offerings from the Pacific Northwest during its Loving Local week running Feb. 12 to 18. Special vendor sampling and in-store events will

Bartells redesigns weekly ad circular

SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs has revamped its weekly ad circular, switching from a broadsheet to a tabloid format, and using cleaner graphics and feature-oriented headings to make it easier for consumers to read and use. “We’ve completely redesigned the piece with the customer in mind,” says Bartells senior marketing manager Ryan Short. “The circular has