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Mike Eby

2018 Retail Forecast: Learning to Adapt

2018 Retail Forecast: Learning to Adapt

What will the second year of the Trump administration look like? Is the demise of the Affordable Care Act imminent? Will pharmacists get the greater role in health care they have long sought? These are among the questions top chain drug industry executives are pondering as they look to 2018. With spiraling health care costs and

Discount Drug Mart looks to boost Rx services

Discount Drug Mart looks to boost Rx services

MEDINA, Ohio — Pharmacy services will be a focus for Discount Drug Mart in 2017 following a year in which the chain saw a gain in medication therapy management revenue and increased demand for flu shots. The retailer doubled revenues from MTM in 2016 and provided 5% more immunizations than in the previous flu season.

2017 Retail Forecast: Times Are A Changin’

2017 Retail Forecast: Times Are A Changin’

“The times they are a changin’,” Nobel laureate Bob Dylan sang in 1964. It’s as true now as it was 53 years ago, especially for the chain drug industry. With the incoming administration of Donald Trump, all bets are off with health care. The Affordable Care Act appears set for demise, but no one in

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