01/07/2016 - 8:54am

Walgreens Boots Alliance’s proposed acquisition of Rite Aid Corporation is progressing as planned following a first quarter of fiscal 2016 that saw a 48.5% increase in net sales over last year. 

01/06/2016 - 3:54pm

VMS sales were up 4.1% to $6.6 billion across total U.S. multi-outlets, and sales of bars were up 9.3% to $2.2 billion, according to the latest IRI data.

01/06/2016 - 3:54pm

The weight-control category is growing at a healthy 4.5% clip with $3.3 billion across total U.S. multi-outlets for the 52 weeks ended Nov. 1, according to IRI. 

01/06/2016 - 3:53pm

Look for highly targeted, biologically engineered drug therapies and a more integrated, teamwork-driven and evidence-based approach to medication therapy to dominate the pharmacy landscape in 2016.

01/06/2016 - 3:26pm

Amneal Pharmaceuticals’ co-CEO and chairman will present at J.P. Morgan’s Healthcare Conference on Jan. 11. 

01/05/2016 - 5:37pm

Some of the details are vague, but businesses and individuals selling items via Amazon.com experienced a generally successful holiday season.  According to figures released by Amazon, more than 23 million items were ordered worldwide from sellers on Amazon on Cyber Monday, a more than 40% increase year-over-year.

01/05/2016 - 5:34pm

All was not quiet on New Year’s Day for online retailers and their customers. According to Verizon Retail Index data, broadband traffic attributed to e-commerce shopping activity reached new heights over the New Year’s holiday weekend.

01/04/2016 - 3:23pm

Expansion plans for Alibaba Health Information Technology, the healthcare subsidiary of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, have stumbled as its US$2.5 billion acquisition of its parent's online pharmacy business was delayed. (South China Morning Post)

01/04/2016 - 11:56am

Despite the report of relatively flat sales, Rite Aid stocks were up on Dec. 31, reaching a peak of $7.89 for the day.