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Fruth Pharmacy does its part in W.Va. flood relief

Fruth Pharmacy does its part in W.Va. flood relief

Giving back to the community is nothing new for Fruth Pharmacy, which operates 29 pharmacy locations in West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky. But the regional drug chain took it up a notch to help area residents during the devastating flooding in West Virginia. In an interview with the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Fruth

Fruth gains flexibility via store-in-a-store format

Fruth gains flexibility via store-in-a-store format

  POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Fruth Pharmacy ventured into a new business model last year by opening three small-format stores. “This store-within-a- store model features a small Fruth Pharmacy inside of a FoodFair, a regional grocery chain,” comments, Lynne Fruth, chairman and president of the drug chain, which has 29 locations in West Virginia, Ohio

Fruth Pharmacy offers talking Rx label for visually impaired

Fruth Pharmacy offers talking Rx label for visually impaired

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va — This month, Fruth Pharmacy plans to help demonstrate a new talking prescription label for the visually impaired. The regional drug chain has rolled out the AccessaMed prescription label to all of its 26 stores in West Virginia and Ohio. Visually impaired patients simply push a button on the electronic label, which

Regional Chain Conference: NACDS cites value of partnerships

Regional Chain Conference: NACDS cites value of partnerships

NAPLES, Fla. — The value of business-to-business partnerships was emphasized at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Regional Chain Conference here earlier this month. Even as their pharmacists deliver immunizations, medication therapy management and counseling, small chains can partner with other retailers and suppliers to improve care and services, Tim Weber, vice president of