11/16/2016 - 2:57pm

President Donald Trump — nobody saw that coming. Except maybe one man Drug Store News interviewed for our January 2011 cover story: Stewart “Stewie Rah-Rah” Rahr, the freewheeling billionaire-philanthropist and former owner/founder of Kinray,

11/11/2016 - 3:29pm

DSN Editor in Chief/Associate Publisher Rob Eder notes that at least one man saw President Donald Trump coming. DSN interviewed him for a January 2011 cover story: Stewart “Stewie Rah-Rah” Rahr, the free-wheeling billionaire-philanthropist and former owner/founder of Kinray, the largest privately held drug distribution company at the time he sold it to Cardinal Health for some $1.3 billion.

10/17/2016 - 3:32pm

About 20 years ago, I took a job as senior editor for Drug Store News. My first beat assignment was the OTC business and about a dozen retail companies, including CVS Pharmacy. Back then, CVS had just won the right to buy Revco, and it was making regular headlines as it completed the biggest integration of stores and systems in the history of the retail pharmacy business. You could say I’ve seen a lot of change in that time.

09/07/2016 - 9:35am

In June, Drug Store News and Mack Elevation Forum co-hosted an exclusive one-day Retail Health Summit in Bentonville, Ark. Here are my seven takeaways.

08/02/2016 - 3:54pm

Cardinal Health RBC 2016 had been a terrific show, but if we’re being completely honest here, the keynote speaker for the closing business session had me scratching my head a little. Did I really need to see that? It turns out, I really did.

06/01/2016 - 2:53pm

For retailers and CPG companies, there is an inherent danger into lumping people together in neat little buckets — which might explain why “personalization” is such a big buzzword in the industry these days. With millennials, it is like playing Russian roulette with your marketing dollars.

03/08/2016 - 5:20pm

This month, DSN published the fifth edition of RxImpact, a special stand-alone report that we produce to help educate lawmakers about the ever-expanding role community pharmacy plays in our nation’s healthcare system. DSN ensures that every member of the Senate and the House of Representatives — and key House staffers — is hand-delivered a copy of RxImpact. Why? We want them to understand your story.

01/08/2016 - 4:52pm

Drug Store News editor-in-chief Rob Eder outlines his predictions about what 2016 will hold for community pharmacy and the healthcare landscape as the consumer’s role in it changes. 

11/11/2015 - 11:12am

A lot was happening in the world of community pharmacy, as we raced to close this issue of Drug Store News — no news bigger than the late October bombshell that Walgreens Boots Alliance would swallow up Rite Aid, in a deal valued at more than $17 billion all in.