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Discount Drug Mart

Discount Drug Mart enlists Medicare plan tool

Discount Drug Mart enlists Medicare plan tool

NEW YORK — Discount Drug Mart plans to launch the iMedicare service at its 73 drug stores in Ohio. iMedicare said Thursday that its decision-automation platform will expand Discount Drug Mart’s current pharmacy service offerings to help patients in evaluating Medicare plan options based on their specific medications and needs. “iMedicare has proven valuable for

Discount Drug Mart hones home health care

Discount Drug Mart hones home health care

MEDINA, Ohio — Discount Drug Mart has taken home health care at drug chains to a new level. Building on its 2014 acquisition of Hastings Professional Medical Equipment, the retailer says it’s providing products and services unavailable at rival pharmacy operators. Our reputation in the category is so good that the competition will refer customers

Discount Drug Mart ups commitment to ‘360 Care’

Discount Drug Mart ups commitment to ‘360 Care’

MEDINA, Ohio — Discount Drug Mart is taking its “360 Care” positioning to another level with its home health care offering. The chain is building on its 2014 acquisition of Hastings Professional Medical Equipment with an array of home health care products and services in its 73 stores as well as at Hastings’ two distribution

Discount Drug Mart stays on growth path

Discount Drug Mart stays on growth path

MEDINA, Ohio — Discount Drug Mart marked its third consecutive year of improvement in 2014, as sales climbed 6.5% to some $621 million. The 72-store Ohio drug chain saw front-end dollar volume rise 3.5%, yet the big gain came in pharmacy, where sales jumped 7.2%. Home health care recorded a 4.5% advance, propelled by the

Inergetics brands land distribution at Discount Drug Mart

NEWARK, N.J. — Discount Drug Mart is slated to begin carrying Bikini Ready Lifestyle and SlimTrim dietary supplement products from Inergetics Inc. Inergetics said Bikini Ready Lifestyle and SlimTrim are due to hit shelves at Discount Drug Mart’s 72 stores in Ohio this month. Bikini Ready’s full line of women’s weight-loss solutions includes Weight Loss

Discount Drug Mart founder dies

MEDINA, Ohio — Parviz Boodjeh, the founder of Discount Drug Mart, died last month. He was 87. Boodjeh opened his first store in 1969 in Elyria, Ohio. The unit was a forerunner of the chain’s current stores, which carry an extensive selection of general merchandise and consumables. Boodjeh was a pharmacist, and until a decade ago,