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Bartell Drugs

Chain Drug Consortium adopts new identity

Chain Drug Consortium adopts new identity

PARK CITY, Utah — In shifting the management of its private-label offering, Chain Drug Consortium LLC (CDC) has changed its name to Pharmacy Value Alliance LLC. CDC said the Pharmacy Value Alliance banner better reflects the community pharmacy focus of its approximately one dozen regional drug chain members. Also on Monday, CDC announced an agreement with

Local ties emphasized by Bartell in remodel

Local ties emphasized by Bartell in remodel

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Bartell Drugs’ strategy of leveraging its hyper-local connections to differentiate itself from bigger rivals is on full display at a remodeled and expanded store that had its grand reopening earlier this month. The 21,100-square-foot store at Bellevue Square, the largest in Bartell’s 61 store empire, is its sixth to include a CareClinic

Bartell store to premiere major expansion

Bartell store to premiere major expansion

SEATTLE — This weekend, Bartell Drugs plans to debut new in-store features for customer convenience with the completion of a major expansion and remodel at its Bellevue Village store. The Seattle-area drug chain said Wednesday that the 5,500-square-foot expansion, to be unveiled on Sunday, Nov. 8, makes the Bellevue Village store — now at 20,100

Bartell Drugs, Oberto kick off in-store donation program

Bartell Drugs, Oberto kick off in-store donation program

SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs and the all-natural jerky snack brand Oberto Beef Jerky have teamed up to raise money for the Seattle Children’s Hospital in support of its mission to prevent, treat and eliminate pediatric diseases. The companies said Thursday that, during October, a financial contribution will be made to the hospital for each bag

Bartell Drugs kicks off flu vaccine program

Bartell Drugs kicks off flu vaccine program

SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs has launched a seasonal flu shot program that offers vaccinations at all of its 64 stores as well as via an off-site flu clinic program serving area businesses and retirement communities. The Seattle-area drug chain said Monday that the flu vaccines are available on a walk-in basis during pharmacy hours, and

Bartell adds Segrave to its board

SEATTLE — Former Walmart vice president of pharmacy Frank Segrave has joined the board of directors at Bartell Drugs. On the drug chain’s board, Segrave replaces Brian Unmacht, who was appointed as president and chief executive officer of Bartell Drugs in April. Unmacht joined Bartell’s management as president in January and has served on the

Pharmacy veteran Segrave joins Bartell Drugs’ board

Pharmacy veteran Segrave joins Bartell Drugs’ board

SEATTLE — Frank Segrave, president and chief executive officer of Silvergate Pharmaceuticals and former vice president of pharmacy at Walmart, has joined the board of directors of Bartell Drugs. On the Seattle-area drug chain’s board, Segrave replaces Brian Unmacht, who was appointed as president and CEO of Bartell Drugs in April earlier this year. Unmacht

More CareClinics open at Bartell Drugs

More CareClinics open at Bartell Drugs

SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs and Group Health Cooperative have opened two new CareClinics at the drug chain’s stores in Sammamish and Greenwood, Wash. With the new retail clinic locations, there are now five CareClinics operating in Bartell Drugs stores. “Bartell Drugs guests have told us they want the ability to get care and treatment as

Frestedt is promoted at Bartell

SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs this month announced the promotion of Steven Frestedt to vice president of marketing. Frestedt had been the company’s marketing director. He also spent 20 years with advertising agencies in Seattle and Los ­Angeles. “Steve brings great experience to the role and is committed to our marketing effectiveness by using an evolving

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,