Antoinette Alexander is a senior editor for Drug Store News. Her areas of focus include beauty and retail-based health clinics. She joined the publication in 2001 as an associate news editor. In 2004, she was promoted to her current position. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Seattle University.
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- CVS/pharmacy's plans for health, beauty in line with company mission (Locked, DSN AM, Drug Fix, Latest News)Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:52am
How is CVS Health planning to replace the loss of $2 billion in tobacco sales? By driving core front-end businesses and improving the shopping experience. In fact, CVS/pharmacy has big plans for health and beauty, Helena Foulkes, EVP and president of CVS/pharmacy, told analysts during the company’s Annual Analyst Day on Dec. 16.
While more and more beauty shoppers are buying products online, big box retailers, pharmacies and grocery stores are still the top sources for many cosmetics and grooming products, according to the findings of a recent survey by The Harris Poll.
India's skincare brand, Clean & Clear, has announced the launch of its new Pimple Clearing Face Wash.
Gallup has released its annual Honesty and Integrity Survey, and pharmacists maintained their ranking in the second position — behind only nurses and tied with medical doctors. The survey measures the public’s trust of diverse professions, including but also well beyond health care.
In a letter to the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission on Thursday, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores emphasized the health-boosting and cost-reducing benefits that the pharmacist-patient relationship can produce for military families and veterans, and for the Department of Defense.
As out-of-pocket expenses rise, many Americans say that the affordability of basic medical care is a hardship and, as a result, some are forgoing treatment because they are worried about cost, according to a recent national poll conducted by The New York Times and CBS News.