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Bartell Drugs

Bartell Drugs highlights back-to-school immunizations

Bartell Drugs highlights back-to-school immunizations

SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs has kicked off its Back to School immunization campaign to help families prepare their children to return to the classroom. The Seattle-area drug chain said Friday that the campaign aims to ensure that vaccinations are on parents’ to-do list as their kids head back to school. “Children receiving their vaccinations in

Bartell Drugs appoints marketing VP

Bartell Drugs appoints marketing VP

SEATTLE — Steven Frestedt has been promoted to vice president of marketing at Bartell Drugs. The Puget Sound, Wash.-area drug chain said Wednesday that Frestedt supervise marketing initiatives for the retailer’s 64 stores in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. Most recently, Frestedt served as marketing director for Bartell Drugs. The company noted that he has

Bartell Drugs set to open new store

Bartell Drugs set to open new store

  SEATTLE — This week, Bartell Drugs plans to open its 63rd store, located in Lynnwood, Wash. The Seattle-area drug chain said Monday that the 15,000-square-foot store will open for business on May 22, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to follow on May 28 and a big lineup of grand-opening festivities planned for May 30. Situated at 2518

Unmacht named CEO at Bartell

Unmacht named CEO at Bartell

SEATTLE — Brian Unmacht has been named chief executive officer of Bartell Drugs, becoming the first person from outside the Bartell family to hold that title. George D. Bartell, who had been the 62-store, Seattle-area chain’s CEO for 25 years, will continue to serve as chairman. His sister, Jean Bartell Barber, is vice chairman and treasurer. Unmacht,

Bartell Drugs health & beauty event gets under way

SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs has kicked off its Spring Health & Beauty Event with in-store festivities and special pricing chainwide on dietary supplements, cosmetics, soap and lotions. The 62-store, Seattle-area drug chain said Thursday that during the two-week event, which runs to May 9, 10 Bartell Drugs stores will host free makeup “mini-makeovers” featuring products from Maybelline,

Bartell Drugs names Unmacht as new CEO

Bartell Drugs names Unmacht as new CEO

SEATTLE — Brian Unmacht has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Bartell Drugs, succeeding longtime CEO George Bartell as the head of the 125-year-old, family-owned drug chain. The Seattle drug chain said late Wednesday that Bartell, who has served as CEO for the past 25 years, will remain chairman. Also, Jean Bartell Barber will continue to serve

Bartell Drugs to add more CareClinics

SEATTLE — More CareClinic locations are slated to be added to Bartell Drugs stores over the next 18 months, following the opening of clinics in three stores a year ago. Through a partnership between Bartell and nonprofit health system Group Health Cooperative, CareClinics were opened in the early part of 2014 at the drug chain’s

In its 125th year, Bartell Drugs keeps community focus

In its 125th year, Bartell Drugs keeps community focus

SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs is 125 going on 30. A largely new management team is reinvigorating the drug chain’s merchandising, marketing and operations, all the while reinforcing its 19th century roots in greater Seattle. “We have a somewhat different point of view than the major chains,” says chairman and chief executive officer George D. Bartell,

Already, 2015 is shaping up as an eventful year

The new year is just over a month old and already the chain drug industry has seen its fair share of noteworthy events. Walgreens Boots Alliance had a coming out party, opening trading at NASDAQ and unveiling its new corporate logo; Brian Unmacht became the first person outside the Bartell family to serve as president

Bartell Drugs goes outside the family for new president

SEATTLE — Brian Unmacht has been named president of Bartell Drugs, becoming the first person outside the Bartell family to hold the title at the 125-year-old chain. nmacht, 54, former executive vice president and chief operating officer at retailer REI (Recreational Equipment Inc.) has served as a member of Bartell’s board of directors since 2011. The

A look at the events that shaped 2014

Which events were most significant for chain drug retailing in 2014? As usual, that is not an easy question to answer. In many ways, 2014 was a remarkable year for the chain drug industry, one in which the character of the business was changed, probably irrevocably. The industry assumed a global character for perhaps the

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