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Retail pharmacies will overcome biased story

Retail pharmacies will overcome biased story

As The New York Times has been doing of late with astonishing regularity and surprising frequency, the newspaper of record has at last gotten round to demolishing the retail pharmacy business. In a front-page story on February 1, the Times shrieked, in its headline, that “Overloaded Pharmacists Warn They’re Making Fatal Mistakes.” The story proceeded

Publix honors managers with company’s most prestigious awards

Publix honors managers with company’s most prestigious awards

LAKELAND, Fla. — Twelve Publix Super Markets managers were recognized for their leadership and dedication during a dinner this week at the company’s annual Retail Operations Conference in Orlando, Fla. The George W. Jenkins Award and the President’s Award are Publix’s two most prestigious recognitions. The George W. Jenkins Award—named after Publix’s late founder­—was presented

Publix to open retail pharmacy in Halifax Health Medical Center

Publix to open retail pharmacy in Halifax Health Medical Center

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix and Halifax Health broke ground this week on the construction of a full-service Publix Pharmacy at Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Fla. The pharmacy will provide prescription and over-the-counter medications for patients, visitors and employees of Halifax Health and is expected to open in August 2020. “As patients are

How to shield Rx from the opioid crisis fallout

How to shield Rx from the opioid crisis fallout

Chain drug retailing has thus far largely escaped the repercussions of the opioid epidemic, an ongoing tragedy which has seen so many people become addicted to pharmaceutical products that, when taken as prescribed and properly managed, can bring needed relief to patients with serious illnesses or injuries. Several of America’s most prominent pharmaceutical houses have

Publix appoints Harris VP of manufacturing

Publix appoints Harris VP of manufacturing

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets has promoted director of manufacturing Doug Harris to the position of vice president of manufacturing. He will succeed Jeff Stephens, who is retiring on May 1. In his new role, Harris will oversee the efforts of Publix’s manufacturing businesses, which include seven fresh production plants and printing services. “Doug

Instacart unveils national expansion of new “Instacart Pickup” grocery service

Instacart unveils national expansion of new “Instacart Pickup” grocery service

SAN FRANCISCO — Instacart, the North American leader in online groceries, today announced the national expansion of Instacart Pickup, a new grocery click-and-collect service. Instacart Pickup gives customers the convenience of both delivery and/or pickup options, allowing them to order through Instacart and pick up their groceries from their favorite retailer. Instacart will be working with

Publix announces officer promotions

Publix announces officer promotions

LAKELAND, Fla. —  Publix chief executive officer and president Todd Jones announced a number of officer promotions, effective Jan. 1, 2019. Kevin Murphy, senior vice president of retail operations, will be promoted to president. Murphy began his career in 1984 as a front service clerk in Margate, Florida. He worked in various positions before being

NACDS members respond to Hurricane Michael

NACDS members respond to Hurricane Michael

ARLINGTON, Va.— Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle on October 10 as a powerful and unprecedented Category 4 hurricane, the strongest hurricane on record to strike the region, according to the National Weather Service, which also called it “potentially catastrophic.” National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) member companies have been affected by

Rusk named to head pharmacy at Publix

Rusk named to head pharmacy at Publix

LAKELAND, Fla. — As of June 1, Dain Rusk joined Publix Super Markets Inc. as vice president of pharmacy. In his new role, Rusk oversees pharmacy retail operations and the pharmacy retail business unit, including pharmacy central fill, specialty pharmacy, managed care programs, and collaboration efforts with hospitals and health care centers. He reports to

Publix named as one of Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Millennials

Publix named as one of Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Millennials

LAKELAND, Fla.  — Publix has once again been recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials. Millennials, those born between 1981 and 1998, make up about 45 percent of Publix’s workforce. “Our associates are the heart of our company,” said Publix chief executive officer and president Todd Jones. “We work to

Publix appoints Rusk new vice president of pharmacy

Publix appoints Rusk new vice president of pharmacy

LAKELAND, Fla. — Dain Rusk will be joining Publix as vice president of pharmacy, effective June 1, 2018. Rusk will oversee pharmacy retail operations and the pharmacy retail business unit, including pharmacy central fill, specialty pharmacy, managed care programs, and collaboration efforts with hospitals and healthcare centers. He will report to executive vice president and

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